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How Boston Are You?

From the Back Bay to the Dunkin's in J.P.

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  1. Check all that you have done:

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    Watched a Red Sox game
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    Stay up past midnight to watch a Red Sox game
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    Cried during a Red Sox game
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    Broken something like a vase or your phone during a Red Sox game
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    Screamed at a loved one during a Red Sox game
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    Had sex while a Red Sox game was on the TV in the same room
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    Been to Fenway Park
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    Gotten drunk in Fenway Park
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    Made out in Fenway Park
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    Had sex in Fenway Park
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    Thought about the Red Sox during sex
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    Took a day off to go to a Sox game, your boss understood
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    Climbed on the brass ducks in the Boston Common as a kid
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    Shopped at Newbury Comics
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    Shopped at the Garment District
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    Shopped at Jordan's Furniture
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    Went to Jordan's Furniture to ride MOM or see an IMAX movie
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    Went to the IMAX at Jordan's Furniture on a date
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    Been to Cape Cod
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    Referred to going to Cape Cod as "going down the Cape"
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    Been to Martha's Vineyard
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    Made fun of people who say "the Cape" or "the Vineyard"
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    Gotten lost at the Natick Mall (now the "COLLECTION")
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    Stolen an older sibling's ID/ had a younger sibling steal your ID so you/they could go to a show
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    Had a fake taken away by a wicked tough bouncer
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    Had to explain the difference between the South End and Southie.
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    Been called out by your not-Boston friends for saying "wicked" constantly
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    Gotten unnecessarily annoyed by people asking about parking a car in Harvard Yard.
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    Actually pronounced it "pahk ya cah" so you really can't complain
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    Referred to Dunkin Donuts as "Dunky's", "Dunkin's" or any other nickname
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    Been to a party where there were Munchkins
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    Brought a box of Munchkins to a party
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    Brought a box of Munchkins to work
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    Brought a box of Munchkins to a wedding, funeral, or baby shower
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    Used inappropriate words to describe Tom Brady's hair
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    Thought inappropriate thoughts about Tom Brady
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    Thought inappropriate thoughts about Tom Brady's wife
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    Honked at someone on the Southeast Expressway
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    Honked at someone on Storrow Drive
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    Honked at someone in the Callahan Tunnel
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    Sped up at a yellow light
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    Honked at the car in front of you for stopping at a yellow light
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    Went to Plimoth Plantation for a field trip as a child
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    Went to Olde Sturbridge Village for a field trip as a child
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    Taken a walk at Arnold Arboretum
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    Gotten stoned or drunk at Arnold Arboretum
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    Taken a Duck Tour
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    Been almost run over by a Duck Tour and given them the finger
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    Ridden the swan boats
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    Ridden the swan boats drunk or stoned
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    Walked the Freedom Trail
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    Always meant to walk the Freedom Trail but never actually did it
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    Chanted "Yankees Suck" at an event other than a baseball game
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    Refused to date someone because they were a Yankees fan
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    Seen "The Departed"
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    Seen "The Town"
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    Seen "Good Will Hunting"
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    Complained about they got the accents wrong in any of those movies
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    Eaten pizza at Santarpio's
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    Eaten clam chowder at Union Oyster House
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    Had ice cream at J.P. Licks
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    Had ice cream in the undersea room at Herrell's in Harvard Square (before it closed)
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    Had ice cream from the giant milk bottle outside the Children's Museum
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    Called a liquor store a "packie"
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    Called a water fountain a "bubbler"
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    Called the public transportation system of another city "The T" reflexively
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    Called sprinkes "jimmies"
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    Called a sandwich on a long roll a "sub"
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    Eaten a sub from D'Angelo's
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    Smelled like D'Angelo's for the rest of the day
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    Worn cargo shorts
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    Worn cargo shorts and a polo shirt
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    Worn a "nice" pair of cargo shorts to a fancy event
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    Described the weather by what type of fleece was required
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    Understood that a "spa" is a deli, not a place to get a massage
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    Had a friend you only called by his or her last name
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    Had a friend that you only called by his or her last name, which happened to be Sully
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    Been a college student in Boston or Cambridge
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    Been annoyed by the college students in Boston and Cambridge
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    Enjoyed that one week at the end of May when all the students are gone, before the summer ones come in
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    Listened to WFNX and WBCN (RIP)
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    Listened to Bathazar and Pebbles in the morning
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    Known someone who has a cousin who knows Ben Affleck or Matt Damon
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    Informed someone that some celebrity is actually from the Boston area
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    Run into the one-armed push up man in the Fens
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    Known better than to ever walk through the Fens at night
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    Participated in Allston Christmas
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    Drunkely walked all the way across the city after the T closed
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    Drunkenly walked all the way across the city in the snow wearing heels
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    Played on the musical stairs at the Science Museum
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    Been to a concert at the Hatch Shell
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    Been to a concert at the Middle East
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    Used "wicked" as a modifying adverb ironically
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    Used "wicked" as a modifying adverb seriously
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    Been drunk on the T
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    Made out on the T
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    Made your Facebook profile a selfie of you at Fenway
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    Spray painted something on one of the bridges over the Charles
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    Bought pot in the Pit in Harvard Square
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    Believed without a doubt Boston is the greatest city

Correction: A previous version of this post spelled Plimoth Plantation the way the town is spelled now, not the old-timey way. We apologize to all pilgrims for the error.

 
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