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How NY Tough Are You Actually?

Are you tough enough for NYC? For those everyday #NYTough situations, Bounty, Tide, Dawn, Secret, Crest, Head & Shoulders, and Febreze are tough enough to help New Yorkers thrive in the city.

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  1. Check everything that has toughened you up.

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    You’ve had to hold onto the subway pole, and it was warm from the last person’s hand.
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    You’ve sat in the only open seat on the subway, only to realize it was wet.
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    You’ve entered a subway car, and it smelled of odors unbeknownst to planet Earth.
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    You’ve had a stranger’s armpit in your face on the subway.
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    You’ve had a stranger breathe in your face on the subway.
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    You’ve yawned on the subway during morning rush and didn’t realize your coffee breath offended the person next to you.
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    You’ve been splashed by a cab driving through a puddle.
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    You’ve dropped your nice coat on the dirty sidewalk.
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    You’ve fallen while running up the subway steps.
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    When a friend invites you to their art show in Brooklyn, you nicely agree to come with a clenched smile, cuz Brooklyn.
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    You’ve lived with the world’s dirtiest roommates who never did their dishes.
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    OK, you’re not perfect, and you’ve been a dirty roommate sometimes.
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    Maybe you’ve let your dirty dishes pile up because you’re just too busy to clean them!
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    You haven’t done laundry in weeks.
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    Since there’s no time for laundry, you’ve worn repeat outfits in the same week.
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    You’ve given up and dropped off your laundry to have someone else do it for you.
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    You’ve stepped in pigeon poo.
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    Pigeon poo has landed on you.
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    A pigeon has actually grazed against you.
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    You’ve lived in an apartment above a pungent restaurant.
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    You’ve gone out to eat at a pungent restaurant, and the smell followed you all the way home.
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    You’ve worked long hours at a pungent restaurant, and the food followed you all the way home.
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    You’ve taken a yoga class packed to max capacity.
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    In the yoga class, you’ve had your face three inches from your neighbor’s bare feet.
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    In the yoga class, your rented mat smelled of stale body odor.
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    You’ve found a small creature in your apartment.
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    You’ve found a nest of small creatures in your apartment.
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    You’ve lost count as to how many small creatures you’ve found in your apartment.
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    You’ve had to move apartments without the help of movers.
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    You’ve had to move into a fourth-story walk-up.
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    While moving, you damaged between one and seven items.
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    After moving, you didn’t realize just how small the space would be… because it looked so much bigger unfurnished.
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    A stranger has screamed at you for no reason.
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    You’ve screamed at a stranger for a VERY good reason.
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    You’ve passive-aggressively bumped into a stranger for a VERY good reason.
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    Your cab driver has mistaken you for a fool and tried to bring you crosstown through Times Square, and it took every ounce of your willpower not to strangle them.
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    You’ve been the passenger in a cab that cut someone off while crossing the street.
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    You can get from anywhere in the UWS to the LES without referencing a subway map.

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