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You know your from Toronto when...

Temper Tantrum

TRIBE Member
1. You turn your nose up any establishment frequented by the S&M crowd (Scarborough and
Mississauga)
2. A really great parking spot can move you to tears.
3. You can recommend about 3 good body piercing parlours.
4. You make well over $100,000 and you still can't find a nice place to live.
5. Your considered tough because you're able to walk through Chinatown in the dead of summer
without holding your breath.
6. You realize there are far more rainbow flags in the city than Canadian Flags.
7. When the temperature rises above zero degrees, you yell "Woohooo! Patio weather!"
8. You enjoy watching cable pulse 24, because it really does give you everything.
9. You're guaranteed to know at least one person on every episode of Speaker's Corner.
10. You haven't been to the CN Tower since you were six, but still have nightmares about that damn
turbo elevator.
11. You've had at least 3 bicycles stolen in the past 10 years.
12. You've partied with at least one of the members of The Kids in the Hall.
14. At least 3 of your friends have moved to out west.
15. You never, never, never swim in the lake.
16. You know "The Beaches" are really called "The Beach", but still say The Beaches" just to annoy
all the nitwits who live there.
17. You ever had a birthday party at the Organ Grinder or The Mad-Hatter.
18. You can say "world's tallest freestanding "structure" with pride.
19. You know the correct answer to "Where do shopping carts go to die?" is "The Don River".
20. You speak better Chinese than French.
21. The word "Cabbagetown" doesn't strike you as particularly amusing.
22. Castle Frank subway station remains one of the great mysteries of the universe for you.
23. You know what the bathrooms in the First Canadian Place are REALLY for.
24. You don't know where Fort York is, but have a vague recollection of being there in a past life.
25. Even if you won't admit, you love the Leafs, especially when they beat Montreal..
26.You know where to find Dim Sum, Sushi, Curry, Pad Thai and a dildo at 3 am on any weeknight.
27. For the last time, it's pronounced 'TRONNA'!
28. You consider eye contact a sign of hostility and an invasion of your privacy.
29. It takes you half an hour to get to work by TTC and you are the envy of all your friends.
30. You mourned the death of the Spadina bus.
31. You laugh heartily at people who refer to highway four hundred and one.
33. You can maneuver your bike across Queen St. without getting caught in the streetcar tracks.
34. You know the difference between souvlaki, mussaka and spanakopita.
35. You can name at least three locations of The Beer Store that are open till 11 PM.
36. You have NEVER been to the Hard Rock Cafe.
37. You know someone who went to High School with at least one member of The Barenaked
Ladies.
38. You will always refer to them as Scarbough, East York, Etobicoke, North York and Toronto no
matter who amalgamated shit.
39. You maintain a high level of respect and admiration for that
guy who does all the voice-overs for CityTV.



Any others? ;)

~allie~
 

Bumbaclat

TRIBE Member
Allie - did you make that up yourself? If so, it's brilliant. If not, it's good that you posted it. :)

Bumbaclat
 

dicksherwood

TRIBE Member
40. You still have nightmares from playing high school b-ball against Eastern Commerce at Eastern Commerce
41. You know that the centre of the centre of the universe is at Yonge and Eglinton
42. You understand that the Dufferin Mall is not a branch office of the United Nations but rather an example of how Toronto really works
43. You know the Brass Rail is the greatest strip club for men and women anywhere...BAR NONE!!!
44. You think the SkyDome is ugly and was a really bad idea
 
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MartyMcFly

TRIBE Promoter
lol.... I got a hair cut at the dufferin mall once :)

45) you sell your city parking ticket for half price to tourists.
46) you are mildly asthmatic
47) you think (647) is now somewhere in oakville...........j/k
 

Klubmasta Will

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by dicksherwood69
43. You know the Brass Rail is the greatest strip club for men and women anywhere...BAR NONE!!!
this belongs on the "you know you've never been to las vegas when ..." list. :p
 

Smiley Jo

TRIBE Member
48) Whenever you are walking with someone who's not from Toronto, they tell you to slow the fuck down.

Joanna :D
 

Rosey

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Temper Tantrum
1. You turn your nose up any establishment frequented by the S&M crowd (Scarborough and
Mississauga)
2. A really great parking spot can move you to tears.
3. You can recommend about 3 good body piercing parlours.
4. You make well over $100,000 and you still can't find a nice place to live.
5. Your considered tough because you're able to walk through Chinatown in the dead of summer
without holding your breath.
6. You realize there are far more rainbow flags in the city than Canadian Flags.
7. When the temperature rises above zero degrees, you yell "Woohooo! Patio weather!"
8. You enjoy watching cable pulse 24, because it really does give you everything.
9. You're guaranteed to know at least one person on every episode of Speaker's Corner.
10. You haven't been to the CN Tower since you were six, but still have nightmares about that damn
turbo elevator.
11. You've had at least 3 bicycles stolen in the past 10 years.
12. You've partied with at least one of the members of The Kids in the Hall.
14. At least 3 of your friends have moved to out west.
15. You never, never, never swim in the lake.
16. You know "The Beaches" are really called "The Beach", but still say The Beaches" just to annoy
all the nitwits who live there.
17. You ever had a birthday party at the Organ Grinder or The Mad-Hatter.
18. You can say "world's tallest freestanding "structure" with pride.
19. You know the correct answer to "Where do shopping carts go to die?" is "The Don River".
20. You speak better Chinese than French.
21. The word "Cabbagetown" doesn't strike you as particularly amusing.
22. Castle Frank subway station remains one of the great mysteries of the universe for you.
23. You know what the bathrooms in the First Canadian Place are REALLY for.
24. You don't know where Fort York is, but have a vague recollection of being there in a past life.
25. Even if you won't admit, you love the Leafs, especially when they beat Montreal..
26.You know where to find Dim Sum, Sushi, Curry, Pad Thai and a dildo at 3 am on any weeknight.
27. For the last time, it's pronounced 'TRONNA'!
28. You consider eye contact a sign of hostility and an invasion of your privacy.
29. It takes you half an hour to get to work by TTC and you are the envy of all your friends.
30. You mourned the death of the Spadina bus.
31. You laugh heartily at people who refer to highway four hundred and one.
33. You can maneuver your bike across Queen St. without getting caught in the streetcar tracks.
34. You know the difference between souvlaki, mussaka and spanakopita.
35. You can name at least three locations of The Beer Store that are open till 11 PM.
36. You have NEVER been to the Hard Rock Cafe.
37. You know someone who went to High School with at least one member of The Barenaked
Ladies.
38. You will always refer to them as Scarbough, East York, Etobicoke, North York and Toronto no
matter who amalgamated shit.
39. You maintain a high level of respect and admiration for that
guy who does all the voice-overs for CityTV.
BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
that's a great list. about 95% of them apply to me.

soooooo true.

<----born and raised in trawna!
 

dicksherwood

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Klubmasta Will


this belongs on the "you know you've never been to las vegas when ..." list. :p
I meant in the T-dot area...heard very recent stories about as couple of Vegas spots, they sound like dens of debauchery...mmm dens of debauchery
 
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mingster

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Smiley Jo
48) Whenever you are walking with someone who's not from Toronto, they tell you to slow the fuck down.

Joanna :D
HaAhah!!
No kidding. I realized this morning, I always walk fast.

Ming.
 

DJAlchemy

TRIBE Promoter
"26.You know where to find Dim Sum, Sushi, Curry, Pad Thai and a dildo at 3 am on any weeknight. "

Why does it not surprise me in the least Allie? I hope you have the same know-how in Mtrl. a few weeks from now. ;)

*cough*buzzzzz*do not pass go, do not collect ___

:D

Peace & love. D
 

Bumbaclat

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by MartyMcFly
48) you own a black leather jacket.
that's Montreal, not Toronto....although if you visit the Madison on sexually-frustrated-frat-boy Thursdays you'll see a bunch.

Bumbaclat
 

BigBadBaldy

TRIBE Member
I don't miss the fucking smelly traffic clogged Spadina bus at all. Streetcars r00l. Service is way faster, and so is regular traffic.

BBB.

..plus there's a cat and a chair on poles now at Kensignton Market.
 
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MartyMcFly

TRIBE Promoter
when I was in vancouver last jan,
some random person just walked up to me outside a bar
and joking asked "if I was from toronto"
then he laffed when I said yes..... why?
I was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, black leather shoes...
 

defazman

TRIBE Member
man I wish I had an offensive list to post.

I only moved to Mississauga less than a year ago, and almost half of those allready apply.
 

Spiritual_Thang

TRIBE Member
50. You stereotype people according to which YMCA they go to.
51. You have an amazing ability to accurately pick the correct side the subway doors will open at Finch station.
52. You know every restaurant open past 2 a.m. over a 10 mile radius from: your house, your favorite club, off the DVP.
 
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C-NiCE

TRIBE Promoter
53. You know better than to pick up weed at The Big Slice
54. You would've killed to see the Blue Jays in the late 80's early 90's
55. You've seen Cats and Phantom of the Opera at least 3 times
56. You can spot at least one Toronto location in every other movie made in the past 20 years.

Chris
 
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