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23 Things Adelaide People Miss When They Move Away

Heaps missed.

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1. Driving to where you need to be in only 20 minutes.

Peak hour? More like peak half hour.
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Peak hour? More like peak half hour.

2. And using the excuse of "shit public transport" so you can drive everywhere.

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3. Cramming a whole year's worth of partying into one crazy month.

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Fringe, WOMADelaide, Adelaide Festival, Clipsal 500, oh my.

4. And spending all your summer festival nights in one place.

5. Ordering a pint and knowing exactly what the fuck you'll get.

"So you're telling me a South Australian pint is schooner or a pot?!? Madness."
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"So you're telling me a South Australian pint is schooner or a pot?!? Madness."

6. Being able to trust the weather forecast.

None of this four seasons in one day bullshit.
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None of this four seasons in one day bullshit.

7. Meeting half of Adelaide at the Mall's Balls.

8. Stunning sunsets at Adelaide Oval.

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9. Having news outlets solely dedicated to the Crows and Power.

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What do you mean there are other teams?

10. Being able to get to a picturesque winery within an hour.

11. And having beach views so close to the city.

Not to mention, being able to nab a rockstar car park. For free.
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Not to mention, being able to nab a rockstar car park. For free.

12. The buzz of the Adelaide Central Markets on a Friday night.

And all of that delicious fresh produce.

13. Living near a suburban Foodland.

Foodland > Coles/Woolies tbh.

14. Finding cheap AF rent in an actual house.

http://www.realestate.com.au/property-house-sa-unley-417288570

How's about that $460 a week palace in inner city Adelaide!

15. People understanding your deep personal feelings about Magic Mountain and Dazzeland.

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16. Needing only to ask "what school did you go to?" to work out where you know someone from.

17. Not being laughed at for your accent.

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Let's be real, "dahhhnce" and "chahhhnce" just sound better.

18. Getting "early minutes", having "casual clothes" days and knowing what a Stobie pole is.

What the hell is this "early mark", "mufti day" and "telegraph pole" business?
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What the hell is this "early mark", "mufti day" and "telegraph pole" business?

19. Calling these cold rolls like they should be called.

None of this "rice paper roll" BS.
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None of this "rice paper roll" BS.

20. Ordering a chicken "parmi".

"Parma"? Just no.
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"Parma"? Just no.

21. Always having easy access to a Farmer's Union Iced Coffee.

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22. Knowing these local bad boys are the default present-giving chocolate.

Or a bag of Fruchocs.
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Or a bag of Fruchocs.

23. And having your one stop shop for chips, gravy and a piping hot meat pie.

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