33 Things That Definitely Happen To You When You Move To Philadelphia


You will learn all of these things about Philadelphia very quickly.

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1. You will get addicted to WaWa.

2. You will try to beat the Philadelphia Parking Authority in a unique manor, but will lose anyway.

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3. You will obsess over the Eagles and never miss an Eagles / Cowboy game.

4. You will start to order hoagies and scoff at the idea of a sub.

5. You will discover a deep and undying love for “wooder ice”.

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6. You will go to a MAC for money and forget what an ATM is.

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7. You will fall in love with Rocky and everything he stands for.

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8. You will develop a hatred for all things New York and be repulsed by the idea of being taken as a New Yorker.

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9. You will dream of going down the Jersey Shore in the summer for a weekend getaway.

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10. You will learn the magical taste of Yuengling and never go back to anything else again.

11. You will realize that only tourist eat at Pat’s and Geno’s and fall in love with the closest hole in the wall cheesesteak place.

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12. You will come to understand the difference between ‘whiz, wit’ and ‘whiz, witout’.

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13. You will learn that crick is not a knot in your neck but a body of water too small to be a river.

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14. You will turn down sprinkles and kindly request jimmies.

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15. Youse will start to use the word youse to replace to you.

16. You will start to eat scrapple and actually enjoy it after a couple of times.

17. You will look up to Joe Frazier and be proud to reside in the same city.

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18. You will learn what gravy should really taste like.

19. You will become an extremely passionate sports fan, even if you don’t like sports.

20. You will quickly find out that Addison Street is probably the most beautiful street in the Northeast.

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21. You will laugh when someone says “Let’s go downtown” and let them know it’s City Center.

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22. You will take 676 once at rush hour.

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23. You will look forward to The Mummers parading down the street.

24. You will finally understand what Will Smith was singing about all those years ago.

25. You will never eat a soft pretzel from anywhere else ever again.

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26. You will try to walk everywhere you can to avoid ever having to park.

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27. You will pick up the Philadelphia bluntness that gives the city the reputation for having an attitude.

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28. You will become a world class art aficionado, what with the Philadelphia Museum Of Art mere steps away.

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29. You will find out first hand why the Philadelphia is called the City of Brotherly Love.

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30. You will learn to ignore what everyone else thinks of you and be proud as hell to be from Philadelphia.

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