Quiz: You're a Real New Yorker if You've Done 13/30 of These Things
You're a Real New Yorker if You've Done 13/30 of These Things
By: Brian Whitney
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About This Quiz

You know being a true New Yorker isn't just being someone who has lived there for a long time, although it sure helps if you have. Being a true New Yorker is really a state of mind. If you are a New Yorker first of all, you know the city like the back of your hand, and you don't get phased by pretty much anything. 

You are mentally tough, you think on your feet, and you are prepared for just about anything, because quite often, just about anything happens. All of the things that people do when they come to New York as tourists? Yeah, you don't do any of those. 

Some people might call you rude, but you know you are just direct; why waste time not telling people what you think? You are way more freaked out by being stuck out in the woods when it is pitch black out, then you are walking through a bad part of town in the middle of the night, you have a favorite bodega, and you totally appreciate the beauty of a good parking space. Are you a real New Yorker? You are if you've done at least 13 of these things.

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