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You know you're from Leeds when.....

1. The closest thing you have to a zoo is Tropical World at Roundhay Park!

2. Your feminine side is your lass

3. You know Leeds is so brilliant they named a Castle 240 Miles away after it!

4. Dear means expensive!

5. You have bought an award winning pork pie from Wilsons

6. You heard the late Danny Freeman singing outside marks and sparks

7. Your mum is your mam Your Gran is your Nan

8. They both call Marks and Spencers, marks and sparks!!!

9. You proudly announce that Nell McAndrew is from Belle Isle

10. You have seen Zack Dingle in the Atrium

11. You think Harry Ramsdens is expensive and a rip off and that Seafarer, Skyliner, Brians, Mermaid, Wetherby Whaler or Coes are much better

12. You know the Leodis pub and the historical significance of the name

13. You know what a loiner is and you're proud to be one

14. You refer to going to the UK's 2nd financial centre and 3rd largest city by population as 'town'

15. You remember when Marks & Spencers only had one shop and it was in town

16. You call The Core or Headrow Centre or, Schofields!

17. You know you're from Leeds when you used to pay on the bus with a Ker-ching!!!

18. Your Postcode starts with LS

19. You know all the words to 'marching on together'

20. You never use the word 'the' except when writing

21. You used to see cast members of Emmerdale in't Majestyk and thought it was cool

22. You know that a Rhino isn't just a big grey animal that lives in Africa

23. You went to Garforth Comp, Boston Spa, Mount St Mary's, Cardinal Heenan, John Smeaton, Foxwood, Allerton Grange, ****burn, Cow Close, Silver Royd, Lawnswood High, Central, Thoresby, Hough Side, West Leeds or Abbey Grange

24. You have been drunk in the Pig and Whistle

25. You have seen Oasis at the Irish centre or Duchess of York!

26. You know where the Duchess of York was

27. You have been for a beer on a boat which is nowhere near any water

28. You think slightly overcast and cold is good weather

29. You love the Yorkshire Dales but hardly ever go there!

30. You don't use Black and Whites taxis cos they are too dear

31. You consider the Skyrack, Original Oak and The Taps to be a night out

32. You think Chapel Allerton is cosmopolitan

33. You would never go to Gipton, Chapeltown or Halton Moor at night or alone.

34. You still call Gregg's, Thurston's

35. You used to go ABC, Cannon and Odeon and you called it 't Pictures'

36. You know that t' ring road isn't actually a ring.

37. You dislike the fact you share an airport with Bradford.

38. You have seen some of the world's biggest artists in Roundhay Park

39. You know what the Deer Park and the Streets of Leeds are

40. Your fish and chips are cooked in lard!

41. You remember traffic on Briggate

42. You remember when the Post Office in City Square sold stamps

43. You remember green buses

44. You called Vicar Lane Bus Station the Red Bus Station

45. You called the Central Bus Station the Green Bus Station

46. You remember when we didn't have Starbucks

47. You remember the Victoria Quarter before they put a roof on it and it was called Queen Victoria Street

48. You remember when Woolworths was in Briggate

49. You went to the Bank and bought alcohol

50. You call everyone love

51. You remember the Evening Post newspaper seller telling everyone he was having a terrible day , and he sold the 'Green Final' on Saturdays

52. You call going to the swimming pool going to the baths

53. You put milk in the cup first when making a pot of tea

54. You remember when Jacomellis was the height of sophistication

55. You can remember a bar called Amnesia!!!

56. You bought your records from Scene & Heard or Kennedys

57. You remember the Bar-celona in Kirkstall - before they changed it to become shops - you may even still call it 'The Star & Garter'

58. Both Bradford and Pudsey have a 'D' in them but you pronounce them as if they are a 'T'

59. You pronounce Harrogate as 'arrygot' (It's residents call it Harrow-Gate)

60. As a child you once sat on the Town Hall lions, and really believed the story you were told, that they came alive at night when no one was watching.

(pinched, obviously)
fartcatcher

Anyone remember the swimming pool at the end of Roundhay Park?

Either full of leaves or frogs depending on time of year.
Forest

fartcatcher wrote:
Anyone remember the swimming pool at the end of Roundhay Park?

Either full of leaves or frogs depending on time of year.


One of my earliest memories is dead wasps floating in it.
Late Doors

51/60  for me
where is the Leodis Pub ?
Dock

   

Can't remember the last time I laughed out loud as much at a list. Fucking brilliant that Grind. 100/10

No. 54 had me rolling around the living room floor.
sheeps

Late Doors wrote:
51/60  for me
where is the Leodis Pub ?


Cross Gates.
sheeps

Dock wrote:
   

Can't remember the last time I laughed out loud as much at a list. Fucking brilliant that Grind. 100/10

No. 54 had me rolling around the living room floor.


Once saw a bloke sit and piss his sen in there.
Grind

Did it have a mirror?
Dock

sheeps wrote:
Dock wrote:
   

Can't remember the last time I laughed out loud as much at a list. Fucking brilliant that Grind. 100/10

No. 54 had me rolling around the living room floor.


Once saw a bloke sit and piss his sen in there.


I once saw the Dalai Lama sit and piss his zen in there. Must have been the McEwens.
Late Doors

sheeps wrote:
Late Doors wrote:
51/60  for me
where is the Leodis Pub ?


Cross Gates.


Realy? could have been my local then had things worked out. Very nearly took aJob at Barnbow and a house in Cross Gates in the '80s.

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