1. Not really knowing if you live in Surrey or South London. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF mtv.com Your answer tends to change depending on how you feel at the time. 2. Nearly getting hit by a tram after a night out. Flickr: 37996583811@N01 / Creative Commons I swear those things come out of nowhere. 3. Mourning the closing of The Black Sheep Bar, Yates, And Tiger Tiger. Flickr: kake_pugh / Via thecroydoncitizen.com Thanks for the memories, old friend. 4. Falling asleep on a train from London to East Croydon and running the risk of waking up in Brighton. View this vine on Vine vine.co 5. Embracing the N68 bus. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @guillaumebarad Which obviously includes falling asleep as soon as you finish your delicious fried chicken meal and missing your stop. 6. When people spell Croydon as "Croyden". Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF tumblr.com / Via giphy.com Don't you ever do that again. 7. Answering to any criticism of Croydon with "Westfield Is coming soon!" thecroydonpartnership.com / Via insidecroydon.com Yeah, that will show them. I bet we’ll even get an underground station. They’ll see. 8. Walking past riot damage several years after it happened and wondering if it will ever be restored. Maz Halima / BuzzFeed 9. Having friends north of the river moan about you living "so far away". Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com As if 20 minutes on a train from London Victoria will kill them. 10. Putting on your best RP voice before saying where you live. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF vane-dde.tumblr.com / Via giphy.com That will teach them for judging a book by its Croydon-based cover. 11. Hating the Allders replacement. Flickr: kake_pugh Initially dubbed the "Harrods of the South East," the Croydon Village Outlet is no Allders. Allders, we miss you. 12. And having fond memories of the Big Apple record store. commons.wikimedia.org / Via commons.wikimedia.org Whilst ensuring every music fan you come across knows that CROYDON WAS THE BIRTH PLACE OF DUBSTEP. 13. Reading one-of-a-kind headlines. Hari Kunzru @harikunzru Sometimes I miss London 10:00 PM - 28 Mar 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 14. Being annoyed when a French newspaper called Croydon 'monotonous'. fabulousoutdoors.wordpress.com OK then. 15. Witnessing the most colourful characters on the high street. Alice Mellar @AliceeCJ So a crazy old lady glued her bum to debenhams in Croydon... I think the police were a bit confused. #Croydon #wtf 11:35 AM - 24 Sep 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 16. Finding the term "Croydon facelift" annoyingly old. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF theupliftmofo.tumblr.com / Via giphy.com I HAVE NEVER HEARD THAT JOKE BEFORE. 17. But despite all the banter we have to deal with, we're pretty secure in ourselves. Ryan Emberley / Invision / AP We did give you two of the most beautiful people on the planet, after all.