If You're A Real New Yorker, You'll Get At Least 13/15 Of These Questions

Everyone else can fuhgeddaboutit

Elle Van der Veer
On Jan 23, 2018

First up! Are you "riding the subway" or "taking the train"?

Next! What do you call corner stores?

Someone yells "it's showtime!" What do you do?

True or False: Times Square is a SUPER FUN place to hang out.

Let's settle the debate once and for all. Where do you get the best pizza in New York?

What's a "schmear"?

Do New Yorkers wait "on line" or "in line"?

Where are you getting a burger?

How much are you paying for rent?

Let's talk about Houston St. How do you pronounce "Houston"?

What's in a "coffee regular"?

True or False: Magnolia Bakery is a great place to get cupcakes.

Are you wearing your seat belt when you're in a cab?

What color is the A/C/E subway line?

Last question! HOW do you eat your pizza?

Of course you're from New York. It wasn't even a question, really.

Of course you're from New York. It wasn't even a question, really.

Congrats! You're a true New Yorker. What the definition of a true New Yorker is, of course, left up to debate. Some people believe you need to be born here. Others think if you've lived here for 10 years, you've earned your stripes. Regardless of the method by which you became a New Yorker, you know how to live, play, and slay in the city that never sleeps.

Oh, honey. You're not from New York, and you never were.

Oh, honey. You're not from New York, and you never were.

Sweetie, you wouldn't last a second here. Between getting turned around on the subway, encountering pizza rat, and getting hoodwinked by showtime dancers, you've got a LOT to learn. But don't fuhgeddaboutit! The more you visit – and if you live here – you'll eventually become a real New Yorker!