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Don't Call Yourself A Mumbaikar Unless You've Experienced 25/30 Of These Things

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  1. How many of these uniquely Mumbai experiences have you had?
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    Navigated through the hustle at the Bandra Fair.
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    Navigated through the hustle at the Bandra Fair.
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    Seen this phone number in multiple locations across the city.
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    Seen this phone number in multiple locations across the city.
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    Taken a photo while on the Bandra-Worli Sea Link.
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    Taken a photo while on the Bandra-Worli Sea Link.
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    Gotten rejected by and cursed at an auto driver.
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    Gotten rejected by and cursed at an auto driver.
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    Crammed yourself into a Mumbai local.
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    Crammed yourself into a Mumbai local.
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    Been stuck somewhere because of rains.
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    Been stuck somewhere because of rains.
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    Watched CST light up on special occasions.
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    Watched CST light up on special occasions.
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    Still not become used to the fact that it's not "VT" anymore.
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    Still not become used to the fact that it's not "VT" anymore.
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    Judged the crowds that gather outside star homes.
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    Judged the crowds that gather outside star homes.
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    Had Iranian tea with khari and bun maska at Kyani.
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    Had Iranian tea with khari and bun maska at Kyani.
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    Watched a movie at Gaiety Galaxy.
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    Watched a movie at Gaiety Galaxy.
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    Pulled on a jacket as soon as the temperature dips below 22ºC.
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    Pulled on a jacket as soon as the temperature dips below 22ºC.
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    Had vada pav and chai on a rainy day.
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    Had vada pav and chai on a rainy day.
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    Ate from the khao gallis on Mohammad Ali Road, Cross Maidan, or Ghatkopar.
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    Ate from the khao gallis on Mohammad Ali Road, Cross Maidan, or Ghatkopar.
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    Known at least one aspiring actor.
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    Known at least one aspiring actor.
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    Gone to Juhu or Girgaum Chowpatty to have bhel puri.
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    Gone to Juhu or Girgaum Chowpatty to have bhel puri.
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    Bargained with vendors on Linking Road, Colaba Causeway, or Fashion Street.
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    Bargained with vendors on Linking Road, Colaba Causeway, or Fashion Street.
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    Taken a detour to avoid naakabandis.
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    Taken a detour to avoid naakabandis.
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    Packed yourself in to get a glimpse of Lalbaugcha Raja.
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    Packed yourself in to get a glimpse of Lalbaugcha Raja.
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    Hopped over to Lonavla for a long weekend.
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    Hopped over to Lonavla for a long weekend.
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    Hogged at the Prithvi Theatre cafe.
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    Hogged at the Prithvi Theatre cafe.
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    Contemplated life while looking out over Marine Drive.
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    Contemplated life while looking out over Marine Drive.
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    Reminded someone that Thane and Navi Mumbai aren't really Mumbai.
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    Reminded someone that Thane and Navi Mumbai aren't really Mumbai.
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    Taken a stroll through Sanjay Gandhi National Park.
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    Taken a stroll through Sanjay Gandhi National Park.
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    Thought that any room bigger than 8'x10' is a "hall".
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    Thought that any room bigger than 8'x10' is a "hall".
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    Chilled with the pigeons at the Gateway of India.
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    Chilled with the pigeons at the Gateway of India.
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    Called these things "pani puris", not "golgappas".
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    Called these things "pani puris", not "golgappas".
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    Spotted a celeb at a restaurant, bar, or the gym.
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    Spotted a celeb at a restaurant, bar, or the gym.
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    Complained about the potholes and the BMC every monsoon.
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    Complained about the potholes and the BMC every monsoon.
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    Always been glad to be a part of this city, even at your most cynical.
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    Always been glad to be a part of this city, even at your most cynical.
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