You Know You're From The Quad Cities When...
You know what the phone number is for "Car Dead Call Fred"!
You refer to the Mississippi River as "The River"
You have to watch the paper to see which bridge would be best to get across "The River", since they are all are being worked on
You know that Joes, Franks, Shortys, Clints, and Nancy's are not names, but pizza places
You know that Whitey's is an Ice Cream place, not a racial term
You know that South Park is the name of a mall, not a television show
You know that Daisy Dooks is off of I-80, not a character on a television show
You know that Tuxedos is not a place you rent one from
You will stand in line for over an hour to buy "sculpted concrete"
You know that Milan is not pronounced like the one that is the fashion capital of the world
You know that "Magic Mountain" refers to a meal, not an amusement park ride
You use the term "Palmer" as a familiar landmark
You don't crash into a low clearance bridge driving on Brady or Harrison street
You know that pork is THE white meat, not THE OTHER white meat
You have used the phrase, "stupid Iowan" or "go back to Illinois"!
You have to dial long distance to call someone within sight across the river, but dial a local number for someone twenty minutes away
You know that the coming of spring mean that the Rock River WILL flood. Your house WILL be under water, and you're ok with it.
You measure distance in minutes, not in miles
You know what Taco Pizza is
You can name 2 dorks
You THINK you know what four cities make up the Quad Cities. No one really knows.
You know what Evel Knievel sounds like when he's mad
You hear someone say, "I'm on Kimberly" and you do not think it is something sexual
You can pay $14 for a round of golf
You know that the Slider run refers to getting burgers, not to running a race
You cannot see a White Castle restaurant for hours
You know that LUCKY LANG is the QUAD-CITIES FAVORITE REALTOR®