June 07, 2019

21 Signs You’ve Lived in San Antonio Too Long

Plenty of folks say San Antonio is a big city with a small town feel – which makes it easy for transplants to feel right at home here. That being said, there's lots of ways for new folks and non-natives to be just as puro as the 2-1-0 born and bred San Antonian. Here's just some ways how you – whether you're a local or just ended up here – can show off just how SA you are.
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You make judgments off of people based on where they went to high school.
Even if you weren’t born and raised here, you know that “where did you go to high school?” is a loaded question.
Photo courtesy of Edgewood Independent School District
You make judgments off of people based on where they went to high school.
Even if you weren’t born and raised here, you know that “where did you go to high school?” is a loaded question.
Photo courtesy of Edgewood Independent School District
You are irrationally devoted to a certain news station – and it’s probably based on your favorite anchor.
Beamer fans will only ever watch WOAI. Anyone still loyal to KENS 5 ‘cause you love Chris Marrou and Fred Lozano just that much?
Photo via Instagram / randybeamer
You are irrationally devoted to a certain news station – and it’s probably based on your favorite anchor.
Beamer fans will only ever watch WOAI. Anyone still loyal to KENS 5 ‘cause you love Chris Marrou and Fred Lozano just that much?
Photo via Instagram / randybeamer
Any temperature below 70 degrees counts as “freezing” to you.
And you might just be one of those folks that bundles up like you’re in Alaska when the temperatures aren’t absolutely scorching.
Photo via Twitter / @KendraBenetti
Any temperature below 70 degrees counts as “freezing” to you.
And you might just be one of those folks that bundles up like you’re in Alaska when the temperatures aren’t absolutely scorching.
Photo via Twitter / @KendraBenetti
You have no problem standing in line for hours just for the chance to get some free swag.
Prime example: the IKEA grand opening.
Photo by Drew Patterson / Neptune9 Photography
You have no problem standing in line for hours just for the chance to get some free swag.
Prime example: the IKEA grand opening.
Photo by Drew Patterson / Neptune9 Photography
You know at least one couple that got together after a wild night out on the Strip.
Couples who act ratchet together, stay together.
Photo by Erik Gustafson
You know at least one couple that got together after a wild night out on the Strip.
Couples who act ratchet together, stay together.
Photo by Erik Gustafson
You measure time by Spurs championships, or by how long certain parts of I-35 have been under construction.
“We bought the house in ‘99 ‘cause that’s when we all got wasted at my house during the championship.” Good times.
Photo via Twitter / NBA
You measure time by Spurs championships, or by how long certain parts of I-35 have been under construction.
“We bought the house in ‘99 ‘cause that’s when we all got wasted at my house during the championship.” Good times.
Photo via Twitter / NBA
You know that not all breakfast tacos are created equal.
Whether it’s the tortillas or the fillings, you know that some tacos are just better than others.
Photo via Instagram / jesselizarraras
You know that not all breakfast tacos are created equal.
Whether it’s the tortillas or the fillings, you know that some tacos are just better than others.
Photo via Instagram / jesselizarraras
You or someone you know has gotten into a fight during Fiesta.
We’ve all been there.
Photo via Instagram / haaannnn_23
You or someone you know has gotten into a fight during Fiesta.
We’ve all been there.
Photo via Instagram / haaannnn_23
You refer to places as either inside or outside of “the loop.”
Location, location, location.
Photo via Instagram / jesse0188
You refer to places as either inside or outside of “the loop.”
Location, location, location.
Photo via Instagram / jesse0188
You have loaded up your truck or vehicle much more than it should have been and didn’t see a problem.
We’re not saying it is a problem, we’re just saying … we see you, and we respect you, homie.
Photo by Sarah Martinez
You have loaded up your truck or vehicle much more than it should have been and didn’t see a problem.
We’re not saying it is a problem, we’re just saying … we see you, and we respect you, homie.
Photo by Sarah Martinez