12 Signs You're From Los Angeles

12 Signs You're From Los Angeles

Just the typical norm.

1. You’re not really from “Los Angeles.”

No born Angelino states they are from L.A. They would say “I’m from West Covina” or Huntington Park, East LA, South LA, Pasadena, Old Pasadena…you get it. Each “hood” is diverse and it’s what makes up the metropolitan that is Los Angeles (plural).

2. It’s hot very HOT!

It seems like Spring, Fall, and Winter love taking breaks from SoCal because we have an extended Summer season. Basically it goes like this: a little bit of (hot) Fall, what’s Winter? Summer, Summer, Sum—what happened to Spring! And finally blazing Summer! And as my friend puts it, “Its hotter than Hade’s…” Yeah.

3. And because its only summer, Angelino’s never witness snow.

Unless you go out of state or to Big Bear.

4. Directions

If you live in LA, you have to know more than one route to your destination by heart because you never know if you have to perform a “alternative route” procedure.

5. Planning Ahead

A good caution to that problem above is to plan ahead because what took you 20 minutes to go to Downtown can take you an hour today. And if traffic does catch an Angelino usually they just reprimand themselves for not leaving early to “beat traffic.” Unless they were already upset, if so…back away.

6. Hollywood doesn’t astonish you anymore.

For a tourist, Hollywood is a place of wonder. Where walking through Sunset Boulevard is like walking through the stars (literally.) For an Angelino…it’s just another place. We don’t hope to see film crews on the streets either. Tourist would like to stick around to see if they can catch a glimpse of an actor/actress, Angelino’s think: “Great that just added another hour on the way home.”

7. It’s Raining!

To everyone else: *raining heavily*

Angelino’s: “The sky is falling! *crash*.

8. Fire!

Yep, Los Angeles is always burning. Don’t worry it’s a normal sight.

9. Public Transportation

If you don’t have a car, then the Metro is your hero! You know which bus takes you to Hollywood or which Metro color line takes you to Staples Center or Long Beach.

10. Parking is Hell

Just try to find a parking space on the first try in Santa Monica, I dare you.

11. Earthquakes

Angelino’s pretty much got used to the constant growling of the earth. Everyone else (excluding Alaska): *ground shaking* Omg, omg! Earthquake! *Chaos* Angelino’s: *move with the earthquake; be one with the ground*

12.There’s no other place you would like to be

It’s hard to take L.A. out of an Angelino’s heart.

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A Playlist From The iPod Of A Middle Schooler In 2007

I will always love you, Akon.

Something happened today that I never thought in a million years would happen. I opened up a drawer at my parents' house and I found my pink, 4th generation iPod Nano. I had not seen this thing since I graduated from the 8th grade, and the headphones have not left my ears since I pulled it out of that drawer. It's funny to me how music can take you back. You listen to a song and suddenly you're wearing a pair of gauchos, sitting on the bleachers in a gym somewhere, avoiding boys at all cost at your seventh grade dance. So if you were around in 2007 and feel like reminiscing, here is a playlist straight from the iPod of a middle schooler in 2007.

1. "Bad Day" — Daniel Powter

2. "Hips Don't Lie" — Shakira ft. Wyclef Jean

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3. "Unwritten" — Natasha Bedingfield

4. "Run It!" — Chris Brown

5. "Girlfriend" — Avril Lavigne

6. "Move Along" — All-American Rejects

7. "Fergalicious" — Fergie

8. "Every Time We Touch" — Cascada

9. "Ms. New Booty" — Bubba Sparxxx

10. "Chain Hang Low" — Jibbs

11. "Smack That" — Akon ft. Eminem

12. "Waiting on the World to Change" — John Mayer

13. "Stupid Girls" — Pink

14. "Irreplaceable" — Beyonce

15. "Umbrella" — Rihanna ft. Jay-Z

16. "Don't Matter" — Akon

17. "Party Like A Rockstar" — Shop Boyz

18. "This Is Why I'm Hot" — Mims

19. "Beautiful Girls" — Sean Kingston

20. "Bartender" — T-Pain

21. "Pop, Lock and Drop It" — Huey

22. "Wait For You" — Elliot Yamin

23. "Lips Of An Angel" — Hinder

24. "Face Down" — Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

25. "Chasing Cars" — Snow Patrol

26. "No One" — Alicia Keys

27. "Cyclone" — Baby Bash ft. T-Pain

28. "Crank That" — Soulja Boy

29. "Kiss Kiss" — Chris Brown

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30. "Lip Gloss" — Lil' Mama

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16 'Golden Girls' Quotes That Are Still Golden In 2019

Blanche, Dorothy, Rose, and Sophia..four unique middle aged women from different backgrounds under one roof.


One of the greatest shows of all time (at least in my opinion) is Golden Girls. I was not born yet when it first aired in 1985, but thankfully it is on Hulu. Here are just some of the many quotes from the series's seven-year run.

1. Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping. -Blanche Devereaux

2. Go to sleep sweetheart. Pray for brains. -Dorothy Zbornak

3. Dorothy, was Sophia naked just now, or does her dress really need ironing. -Rose Nylund

4. People waste their time pondering whether a glass if half empty of half full. Me, I just drink whatever's in the glass. -Sophia Petrillo

5. I've been having a giood time, and there wasn't even a man in the room. -Blanche Devereaux

6. As they say in St. Olaf, Helgenbargenflergenflurfennerfen. -Rose Nylund

7. Have I given you any indication that I care? -Sophia Petrillo

8. I'm as jumpy as a virgin in a prison rodeo. -Blanche Devereaux

9. Blanche, I could get herpes listening to this story -Dorothy Zbornak

10. I had a knack for coming up with the firmest, most appealing yams. -Rose Nylund

11. No, I will not have a nice day! -Dorothy Zbornak

12. Look, you didn't ask for my opinion, but I'm old, so I'm giving it anyway. -Sophia Petrillo

13. There is a fine line between having a good time and being a wanton slut. My toe has been on that line. Blanche Devereaux

14. You'll have to excuse my mother. She suffered a slight stroke a few years ago which rendered her totally annoying. -Dorothy Zbornak

15. Everybody likes me. -Rose Nylund

16. Silly rabbi. Tricks are for kids. -Sophia Petrillo

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