6 Traits All New Yorkers Know They Have
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6 Traits All New Yorkers Know They Have

My home state breeds some warriors.

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6 Traits All New Yorkers Know They Have
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Although I am a born-and-bred upstate New Yorker, I find that I have adapted a lot of typical New York attitudes. Anywhere that I go, people always can point out that I'm from New York or somewhere very similar to it. I might be biased, but I love my home state and I believe that New York turns out some of the strongest but most loyal people in the world. Here are some traits that, if given, are a dead giveaway that you were born in New York or are talking to someone who was.


1. People from New York don't put up with nonsense from anyone.

If us New Yorkers have anything, it's one hell of a backbone. Watch yourself.


2. We conduct life at a much faster speed than almost any other state.

Did I mention we also rock at multitasking? I think those of us who live upstate are calm, but when I go to other states I'm always baffled by the lack of urgency in everything.


3. We walk with a purpose. A purpose that is to get there as fast as we possibly can.

I quite frankly am in a hurry to go nowhere about 99.9 percent of the time, but I can't break the habit.


4. New Yorkers are some of the most loyal friends on the planet. If you're with us, you're with us for life.

Even through the awkward finger guns, weird sentences, and outdated slang.


5. We probably won't blink too much of an eye at spending what others would find exorbitant rates on coffee or rent because that's run of the mill here.

This is literally what it feels like to live in New York. Too much money going out and not enough coming in. Ever.


6. We are probably some of the most resilient people on the planet.

Things go wrong daily when you live life at 100 mph, but we just keep it moving.

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