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    Posted on Jul 31, 2013

    33 Signs You Live In Austin

    One of the best little cities in Texas

    1. Traffic on 35 and MOPAC really gets on your nerves

    2. If you live close to downtown you own a scooter, kayak, or bicyle

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    Maybe even all three

    3. You hate the fact that SXSW takes over downtown down in March

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    but you love all the free shows, and would do anything for an all access pass

    4. At least one of your freinds has a CAR2GO account

    5. You have a love/hate relationship with the formula one race track, and the people it attracts

    6. You’ve unintentionally been at the South Congress Bridge when the bats came out

    7. After a certain age Dirty 6th gets old. You prefer West 6th, Rainey, or pretty much anywhere but the dirty

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    Lets face it. It's full of tourists and rachets

    8. You go to The Domain just to window shop

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    $$$

    9. Choosing between Franklin’s and Salt Lick is like choosing between which child you love more

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    You love them both equally

    10. A Don Juan from Juan in a Million is the best and cheapest hangover cure (even though the wait is crazy on the weekends)

    11. Leslie was considered an Austin icon and is truly missed

    12. You avoided downtown and Highland Park Mall like the plague during Texas Relays Weekend

    13. You knew Barton Springs was the best way to cool off on a hot summer day

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    You may see people in various stages of partial nudity

    14. Whether you went to UT or not OU still sucks

    15. You really really don't want people to move here

    16. Cedar fever is the worst thing ever

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    January - February are unbearable

    17. You've taken a date to The Oasis on Lake Travis

    18. People take their pets everywhere and you love it

    Dog parks everywhere

    19. Hipsters and homeless are very similar yet very different, but you somtimes have trouble telling them apart

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    Austin has plenty of both

    20. You get super stoked every year for the announcement of the ACL lineup

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    3 day passes never last long

    21. However, you feel it is getting a little too big

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    Two weekends long now!

    22. You know that Reggae Fest is a stoner's paradise

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    and police looked the other way

    23. You go to Hippie Hollow expecting to see aging nudists

    24. You have mixed feelings on the gentrification of the East Side

    25. Blues on the Green is hot, overcrowded, and you spent most of the time drinking but you never missed a concert

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    Did we mention its free

    26. Going to the Whole Foods flagship store is an ordeal, but it offers a diverse cross section of Austin people

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    They also have food although it is kind of pricey (Whole Paycheck)

    27. You didn't trust Lance Armstrong even before the scandal

    28. You wish you could live in a swanky apartment downtown, but it would cost most of your paycheck

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    The Austonian

    29. Exercise consisted of walking, running, biking, canoeing, rowing, paddle boarding or doing anything on or around Lady Bird Lake

    30. You have had an interesting tipsy conversation with pedicab driver

    31. You know of a food truck for every single type of food

    32. You have a cliché pic at Mt. Bonell, the 360 Bridge, the "Hi, how are you?" frog, and/or “i love you so much” at Joe's Coffee

    33. All in all you love this city and wouldn't change it for the world

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