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19 Things That Piss Off Every Single Person From Fife

"FAY FIFE, IS THAT YOUR NAME? ARE YOU FAY FIFE? HAHAHAHA!" Get tae fuck.

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1. People not understanding our accent.

"What's your name?""Greg.""Derek?""GREG!""Here you go Derek."
Twitter: @GregMcEwan

"What's your name?"

"Greg."

"Derek?"

"GREG!"

"Here you go Derek."

2. And other Scots taking the piss out of it.

That whole "Fae/Fay Fife" joke has been done to death too. Please stop it.
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That whole "Fae/Fay Fife" joke has been done to death too. Please stop it.

3. No one ever remembering that we're home to the oldest university in Scotland.

St. Andrews University was founded in 1413. Edinburgh didn't get a university until 1582, so remember that fact the next time someone says Fifers are dumb.
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St. Andrews University was founded in 1413. Edinburgh didn't get a university until 1582, so remember that fact the next time someone says Fifers are dumb.

4. Er, and St Andrews students being prats.

We're proud of the university, but it would be quite nice if we could go to St. Andrews for a day trip without having to interact with the people who go there.
Twitter: @PhilipsGrant

We're proud of the university, but it would be quite nice if we could go to St. Andrews for a day trip without having to interact with the people who go there.

5. People from Dundee taking the piss out of Fife.

I mean come on guys, you live in Dundee. You've not got a leg to stand on.
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I mean come on guys, you live in Dundee. You've not got a leg to stand on.

6. And folk from Edinburgh thinking they're better than us.

Whatever. You're just jealous about that whole university thing.
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Whatever. You're just jealous about that whole university thing.

7. Oh, and saying "it takes a long spoon to sup with a Fifer." What does that even mean?

That we keep ourselves to ourselves? That we don't like to share? Er, you guys are the ones trying to steal our food with a long spoon; you're the problem here.
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That we keep ourselves to ourselves? That we don't like to share? Er, you guys are the ones trying to steal our food with a long spoon; you're the problem here.

8. The Forth Road Bridge constantly being closed.

Yeah, sure, we'll just drive 60 miles out of our way. Nae bother.
Twitter: @skypolly

Yeah, sure, we'll just drive 60 miles out of our way. Nae bother.

9. Trying to get anywhere when you don't have a car.

It's such a treat when you finally spot a rare Stagecoach bus in the wild.
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It's such a treat when you finally spot a rare Stagecoach bus in the wild.

10. And literally every single thing about the trains.

You'd be better off walking to Edinburgh or Dundee most of the time.
Twitter: @Jordanhayy

You'd be better off walking to Edinburgh or Dundee most of the time.

11. Attempting to park in Kirkcaldy on a Saturday.

Or in Dunfermline. Or Rosyth. We have small towns, wee car parks, and lots of cars, because the public transport sucks bums. It's not a good combination.
Twitter: @raithmonkey

Or in Dunfermline. Or Rosyth. We have small towns, wee car parks, and lots of cars, because the public transport sucks bums. It's not a good combination.

12. Being told we're yokels who live "in the sticks".

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We're not exactly hillbillies: Fife has a big population and loads of sizeable towns. I mean come on, Glenrothes is hardly a rural idyll, is it? And despite what you may have heard, we don't marry our sisters or do questionable things to pigs.

13. The omnipresent, evil bastard gulls.

Going outside in summer is like starring in your very own Hitchcock horror movie.
Twitter: @suivezgeo

Going outside in summer is like starring in your very own Hitchcock horror movie.

14. When you search for "nearby" places and Google comes up with suggestions in Dundee.

See also: Edinburgh, Glasgow, and (occasionally) Inverness. What.
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See also: Edinburgh, Glasgow, and (occasionally) Inverness. What.

15. That's if it comes up with anything at all, that is, given that 4G is as rare as a Stagecoach bus.

Did the people who invented mobile phones just forget about Fife or something?
Twitter: @Laura_2405

Did the people who invented mobile phones just forget about Fife or something?

16. People thinking that Fife is a town.

It's actually pretty massive, is made up of dozens of towns and villages, and was one of the major Pictish kingdoms back in the day. So now you know.
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It's actually pretty massive, is made up of dozens of towns and villages, and was one of the major Pictish kingdoms back in the day. So now you know.

17. People claiming that Fife is "boring".

As well as crazy and thrilling domino fights, we also have a sailing club, a surf school, and a secret bunker. Does Dundee have a bunker? Does it fuck.
Twitter: @pete_ferriday

As well as crazy and thrilling domino fights, we also have a sailing club, a surf school, and a secret bunker. Does Dundee have a bunker? Does it fuck.

18. Other Scots saying we're rough or violent.

Er, we're very friendly and welcoming, actually, as long as you're not rude, from Edinburgh, or trying to sneak spoons into our food.
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Er, we're very friendly and welcoming, actually, as long as you're not rude, from Edinburgh, or trying to sneak spoons into our food.

19. And, worst of all, saying Fife is "ugly". Um, no.

Your definition of "ugly" is clearly a bit incorrect. Buy some eyes.
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Your definition of "ugly" is clearly a bit incorrect. Buy some eyes.

Thanks to CJ Johnson, John Morton, Catherine Thwaites, and Allison Calder for additional suggestions.