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21 Things You'll Only Understand If You Grew Up In Brisbane

We've got 99 problems, but bad weather ain't one.

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1. You looked forward to strawberry sundaes at the Ekka each year, and they're still the best thing ever.

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4. And you definitely went on at least one school excursion to the Planetarium.

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5. When you were little, you'd go on dates with Mum to the original Shingle Inn and drink Mint Juleps. Fancy.

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6. You had your 12th, 13th, and 14th birthday parties at Stafford Skate Centre.

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7. You missed the pretty CBD view at Mt Cootha 'cause you were too busy making out.

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8. And you spent your teenage summers drinking endless Slurpees.

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9. You've fallen asleep on the City Cat... more than once.

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10. Friday's on a Thursday was a religion during uni.

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11. You lasted six seconds on the mechanical bull at The Jube.

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12. The sight of jacarandas still make you think of uni exam time.

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That smell will always send you into a cold sweat.

13. You still snigger when you drive past this statue.

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14. You really dgaf about AFL. State of Origin is all that matters.

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15. And you either love maroon, or have developed a life-long aversion.

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16. You still reminisce about the glory days when they tried out Daylight Savings in QLD.

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17. You never need any of the winter coats you've ever bought.

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18. You know there's no need for boots – sandals are appropriate all year round.

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19. And you also know there's no such thing as waterproof mascara in 97% humidity.

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