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22 Things You Know To Be True If You Grew Up In Wagga.

You don't call Wagga, Wagga Wagga.

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1. You know where exactly to spend summer afternoons.

So hey. The sand isn't white, the waves are non existent (apart from that 5 o'clock one) but what better way to spend the hot summer afternoons and of course, Australia day.
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So hey. The sand isn't white, the waves are non existent (apart from that 5 o'clock one) but what better way to spend the hot summer afternoons and of course, Australia day.

2. Temperature wise, you've experienced the highest of the highs.

Those 40+ degree Celsius summers.
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Those 40+ degree Celsius summers.

3. ....And the lowest of the lows

4. You remember the time the spiders went nuts...

and cobwebbed all the land.
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and cobwebbed all the land.

5. And the Wagga floods.

6. While also remembering the time Lake Albert went dry.

Also WTF. Lake Albert, get your shit together.
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Also WTF. Lake Albert, get your shit together.

7. You remember when Kildare was actually Mt Erin High School.

#Neverforget
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#Neverforget

8. You're aware of the fierce rivalry between MDCC and KCC.

Hey guys, we used to be one.

Hey guys, we used to be one.

9. And the rivalry between Mater Dei, Kildare VS everyone else.

Wagga Wagga High School, TRAC, Kooringal High School and Mount Austin. Not included: Christian College because rumour has it, even they forget they exist IRL.

Wagga Wagga High School, TRAC, Kooringal High School and Mount Austin. Not included: Christian College because rumour has it, even they forget they exist IRL.

10. But we all know the real rivalry lies here:

The Vic...
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The Vic...

11.

VS Roms.
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VS Roms.

12. And you know you're really drunk if you end up here...

Wagga's one and only nightclub The Capital.
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Wagga's one and only nightclub The Capital.

13. And forget McDonalds, this is where you'll find yourself at the end of the night.

"$10 OF POTATO GEMS PLEEEEEASE."
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"$10 OF POTATO GEMS PLEEEEEASE."

14. You know the local paper as the 'DA.'

15. But you mainly read it for the vox pop and gems like this:

Team Derek.
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Team Derek.

16. We're known to enjoy a good #humlebrag about our well known sports legends:

Peter Sterling, NRL player and TV Presenter/commentator.

Peter Sterling, NRL player and TV Presenter/commentator.

17.

Paul Kelly, AFL superstar.

Paul Kelly, AFL superstar.

18.

And cricket stars Michael Slater and Mark Taylor

And cricket stars Michael Slater and Mark Taylor

19. You've definitely spent your fair share of time 'lapping the main.'

Until you turned 18 and that turned into stumbling from Rom's to The Vic.
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Until you turned 18 and that turned into stumbling from Rom's to The Vic.

20. And you've been to the top of Willan's Hill numerous times.

Yeah, sure you were there for 'the view.'
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Yeah, sure you were there for 'the view.'

21. And while people from Wagga are allowed to bag it out...

Seriously, so much shame.

Seriously, so much shame.

22. If anyone else does, this is the standard response:

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