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21 Things Mancunians Never Want To Hear Again

"Are you mad fer it?!"

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1. The "boop boop" noise that trams make when someone's in their way.

GET OFF THE TRAM LINES, FOOL.
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GET OFF THE TRAM LINES, FOOL.

2. Drunk students singing on the Magicbus.

3. People questioning why we douse everything in gravy.

It's just really tasty, OK?
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It's just really tasty, OK?

4. Being aggressively asked whether you support City or United.

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Why can't we all just get along?

5. People talking about how beer up north is always really cheap.

Unfortunately that's not the case if you're drinking craft beer in a trendy Northern Quarter bar.
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Unfortunately that's not the case if you're drinking craft beer in a trendy Northern Quarter bar.

6. People asking you to do the "hard man" walk.

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Some of us prefer not to do the "Manc swagger".

7. People fearfully commenting on how mad things must get when the football's on.

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Actually, it's not like a scene from Green Street.

8. Being told that London is the place to be and you should move there immediately.

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I'm alright, actually.

9. Sarcastic remarks about how nice the weather is.

I promise it doesn't rain all the time.
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I promise it doesn't rain all the time.

10. Being informed by people who don't live in Manchester that Shameless is an accurate representation of the city and it's people.

We do like a party, though.
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We do like a party, though.

11. Being told that you must be able to hold your drink.

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I wish this were true.

12. People attempting to imitate a Manchester accent and doing a Yorkshire one instead.

That's not where I'm from :(
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That's not where I'm from :(

13. Hearing about "Gunchester" and how it's "full of crime".

Crime happens everywhere, guys.
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Crime happens everywhere, guys.

14. People telling you that your accent's "rather unfortunate".

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I mean, that's just rude.

15. People asking whether you're "mad fer it", usually with a cheeky wink.

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It's not a secret code. No one says that.

16. Being told about a new band that's like a cross between Joy Division and the Stone Roses.

17. Being told that Morrissey has said something controversial.

Bigmouth strikes again. And you're expected to have an opinion on it.
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Bigmouth strikes again. And you're expected to have an opinion on it.

18. The self-service checkout telling you that approval is needed.

Just let me buy my wine. I'm looking at you, Market Street Tesco.
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Just let me buy my wine. I'm looking at you, Market Street Tesco.

19. Market Street charity muggers asking if you've got a minute.

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I'm late and broke, sorry.

20. Being asked whether you've seen the Manchester Google Maps fail.

It's getting old now.
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It's getting old now.

21. Hearing these dreaded words: "The North is basically all the same, right?"

Let me stop you right there.
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Let me stop you right there.