18 Signs You Grew Up In Adelaide
"Meet you at the Balls".
You've used the term "Radelaide."
You rode the Jazz Junction rollercoaster at Dazzleland in the '90s.
You know that this is a Stobie Pole:
You have a very strong opinion about this:
You know that the only time Adelaide really has anything going on is January - March.
And you know that for the most part, this is Adelaide the rest of the year:
On the other hand, a heatwave had its upsides growing up, like when it got too hot and you got to leave school early.
In the summer, your parents took you to Magic Mountain to cool off on the water slides. You:
... And if you were really lucky, they'd take you to Greenhills Adventure Park or Puzzle Park in the school holidays.
You tell yourself that the tap water in Adelaide isn’t so bad, but after drinking the water interstate, you pull this face as you take your first sip back home:
You took multiple school excursions to the Investigator Science Centre, where you'd be like:
You've complained that "concerts never come to Adelaide."
As a teenager, you got all dressed up to sit in a car and "go for a cruise down the bay" at Glenelg.
As a young adult, you got all dressed up on a Wednesday night for Time Warp/Flashdance at HQ.
You spent a significant amount of money (or rather, your parents' money) voting for Guy Sebastian on Australian Idol:
And finally, the phrase "meet you at the Balls" is a part of your everyday vernacular.
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