You know your from the AV when.....
You work at the mall and you're late because it takes you fifteen minutes to cross the light at 10th street west and Rancho Vista.
You wonder why they keep changing the names of the streets (Avenue P to Rancho Vista, Avenue M to Challenger Way, Funland Drive to Lowe's Drive.)
You think the freeway speed limit is 90 mph. ....isn't it
You know that a motorcyle cop always hides next to Auto Zone on Palmdale blvd., and has been for 10 years.
All your friends work at the Rite Aide Wearhouse.
You applied for a job at Magic Mountain.
You always run over 20 jackrabbits when you drive down 90th... you don't run them over they run into your car
You know that Lake L.A. doesn't have any water or a lake.
You have survived the 138 and lived to tell about it.
Every Liquor store is called the "Corner Store."
You secretly listen to KTPI Country music.
You have one newsman, who reports the news, weather, sports, and entertainment, and attends the same church as you.
You watch the news on Channel 3.
Your cable bill is as expensive as your cellular telephone bill.
When you say you have a gym membership, everyone understands it is at 24 Hour Fitness.
You live in east Palmdale, but you make the decision to drive to Lancaster because you would rather go to the good movie theatre and the four extra dollars are worth it.
You memorized the graffiti hotline number and have it saved in your phone: 94-PRIDE.
You've been to one Jethawks game and that was enough to last you a lifetime...
You know who the Jethawks mascot is.
You think that KIIS FM is 97.7....
You hate all the DJs from The Edge.
you think 10th west is an actual Club...
Target is cool........
You live in Lancaster and you resent the fact that you only have one Starbucks and Palmdale has four.
You tell people you're from Littlerock and they ask, "Arkansas?"...
You stood in a 2 hour line to get a free Krispy Kreme doughnut on opening day.
You've never tasted a Tommy's burger, but can't wait.
You go to AVC and you have a class with someone who was in elementary school with you.
Your evil math teacher is also your next door neighbor on the West side.
You live on the west side and look down on people who live on the east side....
You know that "down below" means the San Fernando Valley.
You live on the east side and you beg your parents to buy a house on the west side that is needlessly big just so you'll fit in.
You have paid $1 to get into movies 12, and bought a $5.00 bag of popcorn and $4.00 coke....
You've paid for a movie ticket at the snack bar because there was only one person working there.
You live in one of the older houses on the west side, but your zip code is 93551, so it's okay.
When shopping, your idea of trying a different store is leaving the eastside Wal-Mart and going to the Westside Wal-Mart.
You can remember school and the freeways closing down for 1/2" of snow....
You have a swamp cooler....
The girlfriend/boyfriend you had a crush on in 6th grade is the same girl/boy you have a crush on at AVC.
You get drunk and go to Denny's at the mall, and seventeen of your closest friends are there.
You ditch last period to beat the "Taco Tuesday" rush at Del Taco.
Going to a fancy dinner means Olive Garden....
You think 95 degrees is a nice day.
Everyone and their mom is an engineer at Edwards...
Afroman is your idol and you know all the words to his songs.
You love the Fast and the Furious because Vin Diesel mentions racing in Palmdale
You think Dillards is High Class.......
All the schools are named after hills and views (Quartz Hill, Highland, Hillview, Valley View)
You always wanted to get out of the Antelope Valley, but never did and secretly resent those that got out.
You got out of the Antelope Valley and hate yourself for secretly missing it...
July 9, 2006
Life in the AV
Someone sent this to me from the AV. Those of you who know of this area will get a kick out of it:
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