26 Horrifying Problems Only People From Leeds Will Understand


1. When you can’t find the dog’s lead so have to use a pair of jeans.

2. When you order a takeaway but can’t hear the door.

3. When your mints just aren’t bacony enough.

4. When your ferret wants to go for a walk.

5. Or sheep, for that matter.

6. When you confuse a fridge for the exit.

There must be a really good story behind this... #onlyinleeds

— Propaganda Leeds (@PropagandaLeeds)

7. When you can’t take your snake to the newsagents.

Seen on the door of a corner shop in Leeds. #OnlyInLeeds

— PeterTheTutor (@PeterTheTutor)

8. When they decided to show Thatcher’s funeral in Millennium Square.

9. When you find one of these in Leeds Station.

10. When you try to take an arty picture of snow.

Casually looking out my window and come across this... #onlyinleeds

— Kirstyb (@kirstybAz)

11. When you get your hair cut somewhere just because of a strong pun.

Just seen a hairdressers in Leeds and yes that is the actual name... #OnlyInLeeds

— Luke Copcutt (@copcutt2011)

12. When your table is wiser than you are.

13. When YOU look stupid.

this in the vintage shop #onlyinleeds

— Téndai Shäm (@_iamShammy)

14. When you can’t walk through Headingley on a Saturday afternoon without encountering a group of minions.

@PebblesAllard @IssyMcNeile @sidoniewilson @emiilyrosee THIS JUST HAPPENED #minions #onlyinLeeds

— Hannah Gee (@Hannah_Gee93)

15. Or traffic cones.

16. Or Oompa Loompas.

Otley Run is going well x

— Josh Knight (@joshuaknight_)

17. When you get caught up in a horse chase.

2 guys just rode past me on stolen horses.. #onlyinleeds

— Ste Rannard (@SteRannard)

18. When any of these things happen.

19. When people laugh at your accent.

Laughing at @TaParkin saying Rolo #LeedsProblems

— Charlotte (@Charrrlee)

20. When your taxi driver worships false gods.

21. When you can’t tell the difference between the ice cream and drug dealer vans.

Sitting at Laurens window trying to decide whether this is a legit icecream van or the drugdealer one #leedsproblems

— Anouska Emily (@AnouskaEmily)

22. When you can’t decide what type of takeaway you want.

Cross between mcdonalds, burger king and noodlebox!! #zante #onlyinleeds

— Luke Street (@lukestreet2011)

23. Dental maintenance.

24. When your cart is too high for the drive-thru.

25. When you hope that THIS will be the year that the Leeds Festival stays dry.

26. And when people outside of Leeds don’t understand how true this is.

Jack Hurley / Via loudribs.wordpress.com

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Robin Edds is editor-at-large at BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.
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