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Community Post: 31 Ways To Tell You’re From Cincinnati

1. Chances are you will probably be eating at B-Dub’s for dinner soon

3. You almost forgot that Jerry Springer was the mayor of Cincinnati

4. You are less than a fan of the city of St. Louis

6. The same goes for the city of Pittsburgh

8. You aren’t shy about bringing up the fact that “Rain Man” was filmed in Cincinnati

9. You’ve had WAY too many arguments about whether this is called “soda” or “pop”

11. After finding out a person’s name, the next thing you always ask them is always “So where’d you go to high school?”

13. You’d rather take the long way around than drive through Over-the-Rhine

15. You’re already counting on the Bengals to underachieve and disappoint you once again

17. You know if you’re an “east-sider” or a “west-sider”

19. You find it hard to stay humble when talking about how Proctor & Gamble got their start in Cincinnati

20. You’ve already decided if you’re for red or for blue, and I’m not referring to politics

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21. You no doubt have some German heritage in your family

22. You hung in there with Reds’ pitcher “Cool Hand Leake” even after he was booked for shoplifting

23. You know that Graeter’s has the best chocolate chips in the world

24. Anddddd Servati’s has the best soft pretzels in the world

25. You respond “please?” when you really mean “what did you say?”

26. You don’t mind standing up for whichever chili you want to put on your 3-way

28. You won’t shut up about how George Clooney was born in Cincinnati

29. You’re not sure why the airport is in Northern Kentucky

31. You’re shocked when people haven’t experienced the greatness that is Larosa’s pizza

32. You wouldn’t swim in the Ohio River for any amount of money in the world

34. You know you haven’t done ribs until you’ve had Montgomery Inn ribs

35. You’re convinced the Reds are going to win the World Series at the start of every spring

36. You try to pretend that Grippo’s are actually the best brand of chips

37. You’re not too sure about those folks living across the river in the Bluegrass state

39. You’re pretty creeped out by that old subway

40. You’re planning on going downtown “Zinzinnati” for the Oktoberfest next fall

41. And you never have any clue which bridge to take to get back and forth across the river

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