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You know you are from Pictou County when…

Posted by on February 7, 2007
  1. You never met any celebrities but Fred Penner – BUT the Premier (Dr. Hamm) either delivered you, your child, or was your Doctor when you went to the Outdoor.
  2. You know what the Outdoor is. (For all you non-Pictou Co. people…Outdoor=Outpatient Unit at the Hospital)
  3. Your idea of traffic jam is 10 cars waiting to pass a tractor.
  4. Vacation means going to Moncton.
  5. You’ve seen all the biggest bands 10 years after they were popular (at SummerFest)
  6. You measure distance in hours.
  7. You know several people who have hit a deer more than once.
  8. Your classes were cancelled because of the cold.
  9. You switch from A/C to heat in the same day.
  10. You use a down comforter in Summer
  11. Your grandparents drive at 100km/h through 13 feet of snow in a raging blizzard without flinching.
  12. You plan your financial future around Bingo (tv, the Celtic, or the local rink)
  13. People wear hunting clothes at social events.
  14. You install security lights on both your house and your garage and leave both unlocked.
  15. You carry jumper cables in your car and your girlfriend/wife knows how to use them.
  16. You think of the 4 food groups as: deer meat, fish, bologna, and beer.
  17. There are always 4 empty cars running in the parking lot at the Stellarton Liquor Store at any time.
  18. You only own 3 spices: salt, pepper, & ketchup.
  19. You design your kid’s costume over snowsuits.
  20. Driving is better in winter because the potholes are covered in with snow.
  21. You think everyone from a bigger city has an accent.
  22. On a cold winter’s day it’s slippy out. (note: it’s not a typo. It’s not slippery)
  23. You know all 4 seasons: almost winter, winter, still winter, construction.
  24. It takes 3 hours to go to the mall for 1 item even when you’re in a rush because you have to stop and talk to everyone.
  25. You wake up to the Morning March on CKEC.
  26. Although Trenton Works, has been owned by Lavalin and now Greenbrier for some time, but most still call it “Hawker Siddeley.”
  27. You plan your social schedule around channel 10’s “Community Events.”
  28. You can tell if your pizza is from Sam’s Stellarton, Trenton, or Abercrombie without looking at the box.
  29. You have a favourite Sobeys, Needs, & Tim Horton’s location.
  30. You know that Ming’s is the best place to eat in, but Joe Chow’s has the best take-out Chinese.

One Response to You know you are from Pictou County when…

  1. Michelle

    Hahaha,I have definately been missing home lately and that list definately cheered me up!!!! Thanks for the great blogs Laura!

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