You Know You're From Connecticut When...
You never went to a bar in high school.
You thought that the only highways were 91 and 84.
You thought everyone couldn't buy beer after 8 pm
You actually thought that Hartford was big
You or someone you know has attended UCONN
You drive a Focus
You still think that the Whalers are cool.
You have been to Misquamicut and to that little hot dog place.
There is a farm within 2 miles of your house
You thought bars were really for people over 21
Your high school thanksgiving football game was the highlight of your school year.
You don't have an accent when you talk
You have known at least 2 preppy rich kids from Fairfield who listen to Phish.
You have deer in your backyard.
You didn't drink or do drugs until 10th grade.
You still don't understand why people say that Connecticut is the richest state.....
Your best friend went to Central, Western, Eastern and finally Manchester Community College.
Your mom works at Travelers and your dad works at Pratt and Whitney.
You have been drunk at the Meadows and don't remember the concert.
Your parents actually care about the Governor, the Patriots coming to Hartford, the lights at Christmas in Hartford & Channel 3 news.
You have a UCONN flag outside of your house year-round
You think New Jersey was a toxic waste dump
You hang out at Denny's
You've partied at bonfires
You have at least one friend with a pickup
You think everyone works beach stores in the summer
You think Old Lyme is a shore town
You've been to Cape Cod
You think the Connecticut River is endless
The town diner is the only place open after midnight.
You root for all the New York sports teams
If anybody asks, you're from just outside of New York.
You've never looked at a public bus schedule
You have both girlfriends and guyfriends with the same name as you.
You go to the diner late night to post party.
You think New Haven is the worst ghetto you've ever seen
You can proudly tell an outsider about Nutmeg.
You weekend either on the Cape or Rhode Island at a summer home
You know Hammonasett Beach
You have said... " I'm in a good location... Between both Boston and New York."
You have to explain Cow Tipping to people from out of state.
When you go to a real city, you sincerely feel bad for every poor / homeless person you see.
You get pissed at anyone who doesn't know how to drive in the snow.
You can name all the members of the UCONN men's and women's basketball teams.
You still can't find your way in Hartford (except for that bar area near Union Station.)
You hold the door open for someone and they don't say "Thank You."
You own a golden or a lab (used to...)
You own real Oakley's
You only know Westbrook and Clinton because they have good outlets
You don't think you're a yuppie, but the rest of the country does
You only ski in Vermont or out West
Your mother is the head of the PTA--and is best friends with the only other member
There is absolutely nothing to do in the winter
You live twenty minutes form either an Abercrombie & Fitch, J. Crew, or GAP.
You sail, or know someone who does.
You don't understand why everyone else has not been to Europe.
You can't get through the week without a Coffee Coolata
Your family owns more cars than legal drivers
School attire is a North Face fleece jacket, a North Face Fleece or L.L. Bean back pack, a plaid shirt, khakis, and Doc Martins.
Summer footwear is either Reefs or Birks
You carry your keys on a carabineer, but you don't know how to rock climb.
You feel for the homeless, but are not willing to give up the golf course land to develop a homeless shelter.
As a child you took horseback riding, golfing, tennis and swimming lessons.
You grew up wanting to be a lifeguard
The state is so small you know where all the speed traps are
You can't understand why people don't understand what you're talking about when you refer to a "package" store
You went to prep school even though your public schools are awesome
People actually wear sweaters around their necks
You've never taken public transportation
Your mom drives a Volvo wagon
You have at least one friend whose house was built in the 1700's
You live in a huge colonial
You know at LEAST one person who has been pulled over and found to have weed in their car
The only overcrowding is of deer in your backyard
Your house would cost half as much in any other state
Your wardrobe contains at least three pairs of cords and five wool sweaters
Half of your friends are from another town because yours is so small
At least one of your friends has a summer house right on the water
You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Connecticut.