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19 Lies All Sydney Residents Tell

"It won't take too long to get to my place!"

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1. "Your new place is definitely worth the extra cost!"

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Truth: You're living in a slightly bigger cupboard than before, so I guess it's worth it, because we all convince ourselves otherwise.

2. "Love the weather in Sydney."

Truth: If you like a sunny day followed by torrential rain.
Bravo

Truth: If you like a sunny day followed by torrential rain.

3. "Oh no, I think that's cool you're inviting a bunch of people from Twitter over for your party."

NBC

Truth: I mean, they could be murderers, but whatever fills the place.

4. "Oh yeah, I basically live in Newtown."

Truth: Sydenham is close enough to Newtown right?
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Truth: Sydenham is close enough to Newtown right?

5. "The beaches here are awesome!"

NBC

Truth: If you want to travel like an hour to get there and try and reserve a bit of sand.

6. "The Bridge Climb is amazing!"

Truth: It was the slowest climb of my life and by the time we got to the top I was so ready to come down.
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Truth: It was the slowest climb of my life and by the time we got to the top I was so ready to come down.

7. "I love that dumpling place! Let's go one night soon."

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Truth: I'm trying to sound semi-cultured, I assume most dumpling places taste the same, I just saw it got good reviews.

8. "The cold-pressed juices from this cafe are totally worth it."

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Truth: IS $9 FOR A JUICE EVER WORTH IT, I MEAN REALLY???

9. "Come over, I'll cook you dinner."

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Truth: Come over, I'll order from menulog for us.

10. "I agree, organic coffee is the way to go."

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Truth: I 100% cannot taste the difference.

11. "Want to meet up in Surry for drinks tonight? I hear this place is awesome!"

Bravo

Truth: I hear this place has happy hour for three whole hours.

12. "Let's go out to Manly on Sunday. It's beautiful there."

Truth: The weather looks nice, I'm on my free Opal trips and if I spend one more Sunday eating pizza in bed while re-watching Gossip Girl I may actually die.
FOX

Truth: The weather looks nice, I'm on my free Opal trips and if I spend one more Sunday eating pizza in bed while re-watching Gossip Girl I may actually die.

13. "You don't need a car in Sydney."

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Truth: I mean then you'd have to carry your groceries around or always ignore that McFlurry craving or always have to consult public transport if you want to travel anywhere but whatever.

14. "Your birthday dinner is in North Sydney? Oh easy. Sounds good!"

Truth: I HAVE TO TRAVEL ACROSS THAT DAMN BRIDGE?
Warner Bros.

Truth: I HAVE TO TRAVEL ACROSS THAT DAMN BRIDGE?

15. "Super easy to catch the bus to mine! Just jump on the 422."

FOX

Truth: Sydney buses are never easy. Enjoy your ride from hell.

16. "I don't mind the walk to the station, it gives me a bit of exercise."

Truth: I dread it every morning and night but hey, it's better than a bus IMO.
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Truth: I dread it every morning and night but hey, it's better than a bus IMO.

17. "I went to the most amazing place in the city the other day, they do awesome American-style fried chicken."

NBC

Truth: I went to KFC LOL.

18. "The spiders and stuff here aren't too bad, depending on what area you're in."

Truth: Oh Inner West? Have fun with the fucking cockroaches then.
FOX

Truth: Oh Inner West? Have fun with the fucking cockroaches then.

19. "Think it'd be fun to have my birthday at Strike? Bowling, karaoke... cheap drinks? Ha. Ha. Ha."

NBC

Truth: I'm so poor and lonely.