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How Much Of A New Yorker Are You?

The city that never lets you sleep.

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    You're not surprised when people are mean to you.
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    You’ve had a delicious slice of 99 cent pizza.
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    You’ve eaten pizza at 4:00 a.m. because you can.
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    You’ve been to John’s Pizza on Bleecker Street.
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    You call pizza: "pie.”
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    You fold your slices of pizza in half.
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    You've watched someone urinate in the street.
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    You've watched someone urinate in the subway.
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    You're unfazed by performers on the subway.
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    And you don’t stop to enjoy them, even if they are talented.
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    You walk through the streets with your head down.
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    You have your choice of bars and nightlife that the rest of the world envies.
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    But you go to the same bars with the same friends over and over again.
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    Spending $12 on a cocktail doesn’t seem like a lot of money.
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    You cherish happy hour when beer only costs $4 a bottle.
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    You expect a cup of coffee to cost at least $3.
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    You’ve survived Grand Central at rush hour.
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    And have walked through Port Authority without contracting a disease.
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    You know better than to spend time at Penn Station.
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    You’ve been to Queens.
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    You’ve been to the Bronx.
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    You’ve been to Brooklyn.
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    You’ve been to Staten Island.
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    You’ve spent a considerable amount of time in Manhattan.
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    $1,000 of your money goes to rent every month.
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    $1,200 of your money goes to rent every month.
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    $1,400 of your money goes to rent every month.
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    The majority of your paycheck goes to rent.
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    The rest of your paycheck goes to food and cabs.
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    You’ve walked next to a rat in the street.
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    You’ve seen a rat in the subway tracks.
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    You’ve seen a rat on the subway platform.
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    You’ve shared living space with a mouse.
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    You’ve killed a cockroach with your shoe.
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    You’ve killed a cockroach with your hand.
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    You’ve stolen a cab from someone who needed it more than you.
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    You lie about how often you take cabs so no one judges you.
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    You take cabs once a week.
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    You take cabs more than once a week.
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    You take cabs every day.
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    You’ve gotten into a fight with your cab driver.
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    You’ve befriended your cab driver.
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    You’ve bought groceries at a bodega.
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    You’ve gotten breakfast from a bodega.
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    You’ve gotten drunk at a bottomless brunch.
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    When someone says "doctor" you think: Zizmor.
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    You’ve been to the Shake Shack in Madison Square Park.
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    You’ve had a cupcake from Magnolia’s.
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    You've seen the dude with the cat on his head.
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    You’ve been stranded by the L train.
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    You’ve waited at least 20 minutes to get on the G train.
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    You’ve had a bagel from H&H.
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    You think there's a special place in hell for picture-taking, slow-walking tourists.
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    You avoid Times Square at all costs.
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    You’re immune to smells of hot garbage.
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    You go to rooftop parties in the summer.
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    You’ve ridden the Wonder Wheel at Coney Island.
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    You've played video games in a Chinatown arcade.
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    You've stayed in K-town until 5 a.m. singing karaoke.
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    You’ve seen the Yankees play at the new Yankee Stadium.
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    You’ve watched the Mets lose at Citifield.
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    You've been offered drugs by random strangers in the street.
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    You’ve been to a concert at Madison Square Garden.
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    You’ve been to the Barclays Center.
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    You’ve gone at least 10 blocks on a Citibike.
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    You've been yelled at by the NYU timekeeper.
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    You’ve gone ice-skating at Central Park.
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    You’ve taken a ferry to the Statue of Liberty.
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    You've taken the tram to Roosevelt Island just for the view.
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    You’ve been to the top of the Empire State Building.
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    You’ve seen more than one show on Broadway.
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    You’ve seen more than five shows on Broadway.
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    You’ve seen more than 10 shows on Broadway.
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    You’ve watched a movie on the lawn at Bryant Park.
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    You’ve seen a performance of "Shakespeare in the Park."
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    You’re not fazed by crazy street performers.
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    You’ve been to the 24-hour Apple store on 5th Avenue.
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    You can’t remember the last time you drove a car.
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    LES and UWS aren’t just random acronyms to you.
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    Your wardrobe consists of black, gray, and more black.
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    You’ve picked up a used book from The Strand.
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    You’ve spent the night at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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    You’ve paid $5 for a cronut.
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    You’ve sat quietly in the Rose Main Reading Room of the New York Public Library.
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    You’ve walked across the Brooklyn Bridge.
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    You’ve listened to live jazz music at the Village Vanguard.
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    You’ve spent the day at the Brooklyn Flea.
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    You’ve seen QuestLove DJ at Brooklyn Bowl.
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    You can navigate the subway without HopStop.
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    You refer to address locations by cross-streets.
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    You’re an expert Seamless user.
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    You’ve run into Christopher Walken on the street.
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    Your family asks if your life is like “Sex and the City.”
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    “Fuggetaboutit” is one of your go-to sayings.
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    You’ve bought a pretzel from a street vendor out of serious hunger.
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    You’ve had drinks at Sardi's after a Broadway show.
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    You’ve been to mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
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    You've paid $30 for Chanel on Canal Street.
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    SoHo, NoHo, Nolita, TriBeCa. You know what all of these stand for.
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    You've had a lemon ice from the Lemon Ice King of Corona.
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    You know the proper way to pronounce Houston.
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    You've gone clubbing in Meatpacking.
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    You've gone bar-hopping in the East Village.
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    You barely notice the piles of garbage on the sidewalks anymore.
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    You've spent a summer day at Astoria Park.
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    You know the real Little Italy in New York City's is actually on Arthur Avenue.
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    But you've also been to dinner on Mulberry Street.
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    You refer to distance in blocks instead of miles.
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    If it's less than a mile away and it's a nice day out, you'd rather walk there.
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    You've waited for the subway to arrive for more than an hour past midnight.
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    When you watch movies shot in New York, you get excited to see familiar sights.
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    You've taken a blanket, booze, and friends to Sheep's Meadow on a summer's day.
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    You've toured the Brooklyn Brewery.
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    You've gotten drunk at a beer garden in Astoria.
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    People who know nothing about Brooklyn ask you if your life is like Lena Dunham's.
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    You've bought a snack from a food truck late at night and regretted it the next morning.
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    You've been to a great Irish bar in Woodlawn.
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    You've seen Billy Joel sing about New York City live.
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    Your server has asked you to read their screenplay.
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    You've been to a Duane Reade in your PJs.
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    You've stood in line for chicken and rice on 53rd and 6th.
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    You've ridden the 6 train on the loop around at City Hall.
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    You've been to the Pride parade.
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    You've sat inside the Washington Square Park fountain.
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    You're good at getting things done in a New York minute.
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    You have a New York City zip code.
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    You wake up every morning to a view of the skyline.
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    You know if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere.

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