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Tell us you're from a small town without telling us you're from a small town

These answers are SO wholesome.

These answers are SO wholesome.

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We reached out on the Still Standing Facebook page wanting to know: how could someone easily tell that you're a small town-er? 


You responded, and these answers were not only hilarious, but almost too relatable. Scroll through to see the best comments we got about living in a small town.

1. When some of your best friendships are started… by accident?

You can immediately tell Kristen M. is from a small town because she says, "My husband once called a wrong number, got to chatting, and ended up inviting the person to our son's wedding."
 
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2. When you can't have an ugly day at the grocery store because you absolutely will run into someone you know. 

Karen H. says, "When it takes you 3 hours to do groceries because you know everyone."

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...and when the grocery store is also a one-stop-shop for… well… everything.

Jane R. says, "When the grocery/liquor/post office are in the same building and they sell fishing/hunting licenses too."

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3. When you play a great game — and somehow everyone knows it.

Larry H. says that you know you're from a small town, "when news of your game-winning goal gets home before you do."

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4. When the whole town is "up the street."

Hannah M. says you know you're from a small town when, "You have one set of stop lights."

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5. When the local book plug looks out for you.

Judy H. says that you know you're from a small town when, "The librarian phones you to tell you about a book you'll like."

Lamy, NM: A hand removing a book from a Little Free Library, a nonprofit global organization that encourages neighborhood book exchanges. (iStock/JannHuizenga )

6. When teachers have basically become family members by the time you've graduated.

Shelley B. says you know you're from a small town when, "teachers at the only high school in town taught you and then your children." 

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7. When your entire family tree lives there.

Anna L. says you know you're from a small town when "You can trace half the town through your family tree." 

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And last, but certainly not least:

8. When a certain TV host comes to visit!

Linda M. says you know you're from a small town when "Jonny Harris comes to visit." 

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