You Might Be From A Small Town...

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Old 10-18-13, 07:45 PM
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Old 10-18-13, 10:36 PM
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I'm not from a particularly small town but some of those still hold true.
 
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Old 10-19-13, 03:32 AM
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Or you could say you know you are in a small town when everyone looks at you at the same time and then turns away with a knowing look as if to say another stranger in town. My family grew up in small towns and they always knew when a stranger came into town.
 
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Old 10-19-13, 04:13 AM
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Oh, Richard, strangers are always welcome in a small town. It's what strangers do that causes the people to shun them and say "You ain't from here, are ya, boy!"
 
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Or when you move to a small town and you are still considered new....15 years later
 
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Old 10-19-13, 05:54 AM
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You still call the Krogers Piggly Wiggly 15 years after it became Krogers. Grocery stores are closed on Sunday.
 
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That's like the little convenience store down the road, everyone calls it ServU which is what it was when it was first built. I moved here 22 yrs ago and it was no longer ServU then and has changed hands/name at least twice since I've been here ...... but it's still called ServU by all the locals including me [if you can't beat 'em, join 'em ]
 
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Great list, and I can say since moving to a small town 5 years ago I've experienced most of the items on it. Will never live in a big city again, not keen on leaving town except to go do a small bit of shopping for stuff you can't get here.
 
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Me too Bill! I grew up in a big city but spent as much time as I could on my grandfather's farm It's nice to be near a big town although with the invent of online shopping that's not as critical as it once was. Personally, I don't want to live in any town's city limits but small towns still beat the hustle and bustle of the big towns.
 
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This is repeat, but the best picture I ever saw was Atlanta in my rear view mirror
 
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I've got to disagree, if you can still see any big town in your rear view mirror - you're still too close
 
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"The closest McDonald's is a two hour drive away."

Not quite but it might as well be. We do have an A&W, unfortunately it's only open maybe 4 months a year.
 
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If more kids drive tractors to school than ride the bus....
 
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Old 10-19-13, 03:54 PM
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I agree Larry strangers are always welcome in small towns sorry if I gave the impression I didn't think so. I have seen people turn their heads though towards someone else in silent communication and then they welcomed you. About as far south though that I have ever been is Virginia but would like to travel sometime to other states in the south at some time in the future.

Where I have seen the most head turning has been up north in Lancaster Pennsylvania as the Amish tend to give you a look over especially in the smaller towns although they try to hide the fact.
 
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A park bench in town gets moved to make way for safe snow removal.

It makes the local news because someone wrote a letter to the editor and was disappointed that it was moved...
 
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That sounds like my small town..

Or it makes the paper when Mrs. Jones had a flower pot stolen from her front steps


Or during the Santa Clause parade the fire engine float starts its siren and drives away..
 
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