1. Avoiding the City Centre Loop between 5pm and 6pm by any means necessary. 20th Television We'd much rather spend an extra hour wandering aimlessly around town. 2. Sacking off the incredibly poor escalators in Trinity and learning the various shortcuts instead. Flickr: 94984747@N02 / Creative Commons Going through Next or Urban Outfitters to reach level two is infinitely quicker than taking the escalator. 3. Dodging irritating slow walkers on Briggate at the weekend. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Bravo / Via beamlyus.tumblr.com A special lane for people who actually want to get shit done would be appreciated. 4. Turning into a professional sprinter when you’re late for your train and see that it’s on platform 16. instagram.com Is it even possible to step onto that Manchester train and not be totally breathless? 5. Looking up when out and about, and never just straight ahead. Flickr: atoach / Creative Commons There is some seriously magnificent shit above our heads. 6. Knowing the cheapest place to park in City Centre, depending on what time of day it is. Bravo / Via reddit.com Aka Quarry Hill is only £2 after 6pm, but Trinity for £3 is your best bet if you need to be in for 5pm #insiderknoweldge. 7. Knowing exactly which landmarks will blow the socks off new visitors to Leeds. Flickr: billyrichards These usually include Kirkstall Abbey, Roundhay Park, Temple Newsam, and at least one of the city centre arcades. 8. And knowing that SkyLounge has the best city centre views on offer. View this photo on Instagram Via instagram.com Sorry Angelicas, we do love you too. 9. Accepting the aftermath of an Otley Run like a total pro. NBCUniversal We never learn. 10. Using ninja-like reflexes to bag the last available table in pub gardens on a summer’s afternoon. Flickr: atoach / Creative Commons 11. Learning to carry on in the face of adversity, no matter what. Twitter: @StoppoDriver "Major flooding? Nah mate, we'll be rate." 12. Preparing a whole year’s worth of commitments around August bank holiday's West Indian Carnival. Flickr: ledgard / Creative Commons 13. Knowing the ideal browse-to-meatball ratio for an Ikea trip. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox Searchlight Pictures Leaving just enough time for a browse around Homesense, too. 14. Staying far enough away from the train station to rid ourselves of that pesky Uber surge. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Paramount Pictures Outside Burger King will usually do the trick. 15. Chatting to all the old ladies in the queue when the bus is late. Flickr: neil_schofield The fact that people won’t even look you in the eye in London is a totally alien concept. 16. Having endless conversations about how excited we all are about the new John Lewis. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC / Via imgbuddy.com For real, though. 17. Dressing better for a night out that any other Northern city ever could. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Reddit / Via giphy.com Those Sheffield/Manchester/Liverpool lads and lasses ain't got nothing on us. 18. Having absolutely no issue with calling out morons. Twitter: @StuartLong01 We are not the ones to piss off. 19. But most of the time, we are absolutely bloody lovely to each other. Flickr: bonvoyagetohappy / Creative Commons / Twitter: @Destructo_Dog / BuzzFeed Because Leeds folk > all other folk.