Heres some helpful information to help you decide if you fit into the "small town" mold. Remember .. theres no shame in coming from a small town ... unless everybody in town was your relative ...
You can name everyone you graduated with.
You know what 4-H is.
You ever went to parties at a pasture, barn, or in the middle of a dirt road.
You used to drag "main."
You schedule parties around the schedule of different police officers, since you know which ones would bust you and which ones wouldn't (same goes with the game warden)
You ever went cow-tipping.
You could never buy cigarettes because all the store clerks knew how old you were (and if you were old enough they'd tell your parents anyhow).
When you did find someone old enough and brave enough to buy cigarettes, you still had to go out to the country and drive on back roads to smoke them.
It was cool to date someone from the neighboring town.
You had senior skip day.
The whole school went to the same party after graduation.
You don't give directions by street names or directions by references (turn by Nelson's house, go two blocks past Anderson's, and it's four houses left of the track field).
You can't help but date a friend's ex-girlfriend (or boyfriend).
Your car stays filthy because of the dirt roads, and you will never own a dark vehicle for this reason.
The town next to you is considered "trashy" or "snooty", but is actually just like your town.
You refer to anyone with a house newer than 1980 as the "rich people."
Anyone you want can be found at either the Dairy Queen or the feed store.
You see at least one friend a week driving a tractor through town.
Football coaches suggest that you haul hay for the summer to get stronger.
Directions are given using "the" stop light as a reference.
Weekend excitement involves a trip to a Wal-Mart.
You decide to walk somewhere for exercise and 5 people pull over and ask if you need a ride.
Your teachers call you by your older siblings names.
You can charge at all the local stores.
The closest McDonald's is 45 miles away.
It is normal to see an old man riding through town on a riding lawnmower.
If you laugh your head off reading this, it's because you know they're all true and you can forward this article to all six people that lives in your town!
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