Buzz·Posted on Feb 10, 201821 Things All Californians Will Understand🎶 California here we come, right back where we started from 🎶by Michele BirdBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. In-N-Out is hands down the king of fast food. View this photo on Instagram @raymondvillafuerte / Via instagram.com Try not to let your mouth water too much over that Double-Double with Animal Style fries. I dare you. 2. Paying rent basically makes your bank account feel like it's on fire. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF USA / Via giphy.com The steep cost of living will have you running out of the Hollywood Hills like there's no tomorrow. 3. Distinct seasons aren't really a thing. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com With warm temps and near perfect weather all year long, California isn't called the Golden State for nothing. 4. And being outdoors is a way of life. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com / Via instagram.com Mountains, beaches, deserts, oh my! In just one day trip, you can easily hike a trail, shred the snow, and swim in the ocean. 5. People seem to think you're constantly running into celebs every time you step outside of your front door. Paramount Pictures / Via giphy.com Like, *bam* there's Kim Kardashian randomly crossing the street — except that's less common than you think. The only exception might be if you're in Hollywood. 6. Summer clothes are pretty much the only essentials you need in your closet. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FOX / Via giphy.com Because having 80+ degree days in January is just as normal as it is in the dead of summer. 7. Whenever you say you're from California, at least one person will ask if your life is exactly like The OC. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FOX / Via giphy.com TBH, I would love to be best friends with Seth Cohen IRL. 8. Being close to so many beaches sometimes gives you the ~illusion~ you're actually on vacation even though you're not at all. Bravo / Via giphy.com Psh, if only... 9. And anything less than 60 degrees feels like you're in the middle of a massive blizzard. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF HBO / Via giphy.com Yeah, I'll pass. 10. After going surfing once, people instantly assume you're a pro. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Nickelodeon / Via giphy.com Anyone care to give a lesson? Because not all of us are gifted like Kelly Slater. 11. Camping will forever be one of your go-to trips since Yosemite, Death Valley, and Joshua Tree are all nearby. View this photo on Instagram @justinkern / Via instagram.com Talk about IG photos for days... 12. You wished you could have been part of LC's squad on Laguna Beach or The Hills. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF MTV / Via giphy.com 13. You know Disneyland is expensive AF, but you go anyway because it's one of the only places you can find Dole Whip in the state. View this photo on Instagram moremelbeezee / Via instagram.com Let's be real, you mostly go for the food. *stomach growls* 14. You can't figure out how people get Coachella tickets every year, but you still haven't gone to the festival once. View this photo on Instagram @jkaelawl / Via instagram.com What's the secret?! 15. You know the distinct difference between "rad," "gnarly," and "hella." A24 / Via giphy.com Are you really from California if you don't use slang on the regular? 16. But using "Cali" is the ultimate no-no. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Netflix / Via giphy.com Nothing screams being an outsider more than using the word "Cali." 17. Earthquakes are no joke, but they happen so often you barely pay them any mind. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com You say you're prepared AF for the next big one to hit, but in reality you probably aren't at all. 18. Sometimes it feels like you spend more time sitting in traffic than you do anywhere else. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FOX / Via giphy.com Beware of unbearably long commutes and rush hour traffic that never seems to end. 19. People treat light drizzles like they're full-on rainstorms. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC / Via giphy.com *screams* 20. The Mexican food is completely out of this world. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Cartoon Network / Via giphy.com The Mexican food is top-notch, next-level quality. Travel to any other state and you'll know exactly what I mean. 21. Oh, and the weed? It's absolutely ~dank.~ Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Columbia Pictures / Via giphy.com 'Nuff said.