19 Things Everyone Who Grew Up In Staines Will Understand
West Staines Massiv.
You’ll NEVER be able to call it Staines-Upon-Thames.
You have this conversation all the time.
But obviously you mastered this gesture in primary school.
And tried to spot your house in the movie.
Sometimes you just tell people you’re from Surrey to avoid having to talk about Ali G.
You spent your teenage years in Lammas Park.
Strolling round the Elmsleigh Centre was a legitimate weekend activity.
You tried to sneak into The George without ID at least once.
You attended MANY swimming pool birthday parties here.
Followed by a slap-up birthday dinner here.
You still have no idea what this statue is for.
You know that Staines Market is an incredibly strange place.
You remember the days BEFORE the Two Rivers.
All of your teenage dates happened in Staines Nando's.
Every important family occasion was celebrated here.
You knew someone who worked at Thorpe Park.
You've always wondered what it's like inside this building.
But even though all that might have bored you at times, you’ll always call this town home.
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