Thanks once again, Richmond, for proving that it is Very Richmond to find humor in just about everything and everyone around us. If there's a laugh to be had over something as embarrassing as a political scandal or something as mundanely irksome as parking, we know we can always count on Style
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You believe Gen. Ulysses Grant's reply to Gen. Robert E. Lee at Appomattox was "Is that your final answer?"- Ernie Mackey
You actually thought Motorola was coming. J. Mark Scott
You drive five minutes to walk around Westhampton Lake (at UR) for an hour.
You judge your parallel parking job (in the Fan) by how hard you hit the car in front and/or behind you.- Andrew Wise
You don't mind that Motorola continues to postpone West Creek, because the delay has become another Richmond tradition.- Bernard Solari
Your e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you think you are more talented and interesting than you really are.- Lee Carleton
You put a $200,000 addition on a $100,000 house.- Anne Blackwell
You can direct all visitors and newcomers to the places of interest in the city, but have never been to those places yourself.- Annemarie Beattie
You are a baby boomer and you live in Jackson Ward, your parents lived in JW, your grandparents lived in JW, and knew minister Jackson.- Rose Hatton
You believe that living in Wyndham is a "lifestyle."- Jack Fox
The underside of your mother's 1907 French Haviland plate is stamped "Pour E.B. Taylor, Richmond, Va." - Bettie Weaver
You flunked your zoology course at VCU by answering "On the Avenues" to the question "Where can you find monkeys?"
You've been treated for a gunshot wound at MCV.- Kathleen Culpepper
You get in the Smart Tag lane and look for the buckets for your fifty cents.- Mary Holton
You know that Shockoe Slip isn't something you find at Victoria's Secret.- Steve Hutchinson
You really wouldn't dare tell anyone how you feel about yourself.- Joyce Bragg
You think a red light means "everybody stop but me."- Scott Lucchesi
You go to Parker Field to watch the fireworks on the 4th of July.- Loren Dorsey
You recognize Lou Dean's voice when you enter the Richmond International Airport.- Fred Murray
You wear a hat, skirt, hose and dress shoes to Strawberry Hill and still don't care what you've stepped in.- Dana McElwain
The people you refer to as the New Neighbors moved in 20 years ago.- Mark Johnson
If it costs as much to repair it or replace it ... you repair.
You know where Mechanicsville is but don't care.- Marshall Johnson
You know the further west you go the less "West End" you are.- Mary Ellen Helme
You're anxiously awaiting the next book written by
Gene Cox.- Bob Lynn
You have a Smart Tag and still wait in line at the toll booth.- Jim Mathias
You live in the Fan and you can tell a South Sider by the way they parallel park.- Fox Walter
You remember skating on P Street in Church Hill during Christmas.- Catherine Taylor
After 25 years you have still not visited Brandermill.- Janie Evans
When you are introduced to someone they say "And who was your mother?"- Joy Hardy
You drove all the way to Nags Head just to get an OBX sticker for your car.- Stuart Tyson
Your new best friend is someone who just vacated a parking spot at Ukrop's.
You belong to Deep Run Hunt Club, Fishing Bay Yacht Club, The Commonwealth Club, Country Club of Virginia and a 12-step group.- Ruth Cotlin
You use the phrase "Grove and Libbie" as an adjective.- John Haddad
You want to go to a concert but have to go to Virginia Beach or Northern Virginia to see it.- Derek LaPrade
You drive 95 north or south and don't notice a strange smell around Maury Street.- Sharon Jackson
Your New Year's resolution for 2000 is not to change a thing.
You give cobblestones as baby gifts.
You feel there will be a special place in hell for people who paint brick.
You drive past the Virginia Historical Society every day but have never been inside.
You believe a pair of khaki pants should be placed in the city's New Millennium time capsule.
You think Kwanzaa was invented by Arthur Ashe.- Linda Veldheer
You think the gestation period for a good idea is 10 years.- Fred McCall
You have to eat six or seven Krispy Kreme doughnuts before you even begin to feel guilty.- Victor Gottlieb
You have white columns on your ranch-type house.- Frank Solari
You think "Let's get started" is a banking term that means "We just ate your bank for breakfast."
You know that it is easier to get a bus from Richmond to Charlottesville than it is to get a bus from Richmond to Chesterfield.- Victor Gottlieb
You wonder where Short Pump went.- Betty Wolf
You think Philip Morris is the mayor.- Virginia AckorsJump to Part 1, 2,Continue to Part 2