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If You've Done 26/38 Of These Things, You're A True Londoner

You ALWAYS have your Oyster card ready.

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  1. Tick off all the things you've done 
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    Rushed when you had nowhere to actually go
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    Been annoyed by someone walking too slow
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    Avoided the Central Line in summer
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    Eaten at a Chicken Cottage
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    Spent more hours than you’re willing to admit on a night bus
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    Been pleasantly surprised at how cheap something is out of London
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    Had a preference over north or south of the river
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    Refused to go north or south of the river
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    Read a book on the tube
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    Paid 30p to use the toilet
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    Paid 50p to use the toilet
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    Ran through Victoria train station to catch a bus at the coach station
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    Bought an Oyster card
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    Lost an Oyster card
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    Avoided meeting anyone near Leicester Square station
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    Sat on the front bit of the DLR so you can feel like you’re driving it
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    Felt distraught about the price of a cinema ticket
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    Gotten annoyed at someone for standing on the wrong side of the underground escalators
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    And for not moving down the tube carriage
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    Made more than one trip to a coffee shop in a day
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    Always had your Oyster card out WELL before getting to the turnstiles
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    Had a train crush
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    Been stuck outside a station that’s closed because of overcrowding
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    Had a pigeon or seagull attempt to steal your food
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    Felt exhausted because you had to walk up a broken escalator
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    Memorised which bit of the tube carriage to get on if you want to be near the exit when you reach your station
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    Said “I’ve been there!” when they show somewhere in a challenge on The Apprentice
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    Had black bits in your snot
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    Had a cup of tea with scaly bits on top
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    Considered anything past Watford Junction to be “up North”
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    Gone to a gig at Wembley Arena
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    Gone to a gig at Brixton Academy
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    Had a fox steal out of your bins
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    Had a fox follow you home
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    Had a weird nickname for a London landmark
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    Went to the Millennium Dome before it was the O2
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    Done your Christmas shopping online to avoid the Oxford Street crowds
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    Seen something strange and not batted an eyelid because you’re used to seeing weird shit in London
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