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Top 10 Reasons You know you're from Detroit:
- You hate the city, but you`ll kick the %#&@$! of anyone who disses it.
- You love Vernor`s and Better Made Chips
- If it`s less than 10 blocks away, you drive anyway.
- You refer to the city as "the D."
- You can buy an outfit, activate your cell phone, and buy lunch at the corner liquor store
- You drink Faygo pop
- The Cass Corridor is your jogging route.
- You can`t get to sleep without the sound of sirens.
- When you pull up to a red light, you roll up your windows.
- You know Eminem and Kid Rock are not actually from Detroit, but Warren (a suburb) and a small farm town.
More about "Detroit"Detroit, Michigan. See how many of these quirks can apply to you.
More reasons You know you're from Detroit
- People get scared when you say you`re from here.
- You think Devil`s Night is celebrated everywhere.
- You are connected to Eminem by 3 or fewer people.
- You go to the Auto Show to find men / women
- Your car payment is higher than your rent
- You can do any of the 3,000 hustles
- You take ballroom hustle lessons
- A six-street intersection with a Michigan turn seems logical.
- You`ve had to wait forever for the DOT bus
- You have ridden the People Mover.
- You airbrush your toenails
- You`ve knocked all the hub caps off your car - and your alignment`s totally out of whack
- You are mad about the Joe Louis Statue (the fist) in the middle of Jefferson
- You don`t know the difference between winter white and summer white
- Your gators match your suit (pink, purple, green, etc.)
- You own a Navigator or an Expedition and you live with your mother
- You put nail tips and acrylic on your toenails
- You own a red leather outfit
- Your neighborhood church is across the street or next door to a liquor store AND a Chinese food restaurant
- You get your nails and hair done every week just to go to the mall
- You`ve stopped at a shrimp shack after 2 am (because it tastes the best at this time)
- You swim at Belle Isle beach.
- You get your hair "did"
- You own a pair of gators in a variety of colors
- Your outfit cost more than your car payment