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23 Things People From Hampshire Know To Be True

Yes, the New Forest ponies can go wherever the hell they want.

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1. Winchester Cathedral is the greatest cathedral ever built.

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2. Micheldever Wood is a gorgeous unknown spot of tranquility.

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3. In fact, the whole damn county is green and luscious.

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4. Especially the New Forest.

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5. The New Forest ponies are just SO CUTE!

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6. But they're also a bit of a pain.

"Get out the f***ing way!"
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"Get out the f***ing way!"

7. The bogs can be tricky too.

8. However, this ugly grey monstrosity in Southampton is actually where you end up spending most of your weekends.

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9. You've spent far too many nights in here – simply because it's open later than anywhere else.

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10. Southampton has also got some big boats.

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11. And a pub called The Hobbit.

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12. It's actually remarkably easy to get around the country from Hampshire and just an hour from London on the train.

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13. Basingstoke really doesn't like embracing the festive spirit.

14. And is apparently so boring Google renamed it "Town Centre".

Via bbc.co.uk

15. Bar 3one in Winchester is really called Bar Bone and really called Molokos.

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16. The Mary Rose is the best thing about Portsmouth (and it sank almost 500 years ago...).

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17. Gunwharf Quays and WestQuay are surprisingly good shopping centres.

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18. Jesters nightclub in Southampton is just the worst.

A cubicle with 2 toilets and no door. Oh Jesters, you vile, vile place. #jesters #southampton

Lauren Andrews@laurenfromwork

A cubicle with 2 toilets and no door. Oh Jesters, you vile, vile place. #jesters #southampton

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19. Clowns next door is pretty bad too.

20. Hart's pretty damn great though.

Via bbc.co.uk

21. As is the sleepy town of Stockbridge.

"CAN WE FEED THE DUCKS?!"
Anguskirk / Via Flickr: anguskirk

"CAN WE FEED THE DUCKS?!"

22. People in Hampshire like to waste police time in odds ways.

The three people later came forward and said it was a prank.
Via news.bbc.co.uk

The three people later came forward and said it was a prank.

23. But on the whole, this is about as exciting as it gets.