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You Know You’re From The Magic Valley When…

Recently there have been articles featured on the web about “You Know You’re From New Jersey When…” and we didn’t want to be left out of the fun. The staff of 95.7 KEZJ, News Radio 1310 KLIX, KOOL 96.5, and 98.3 The Snake had a lot of fun putting this list together. This one is for the locals.

You Know You’re From The Magic Valley When…

  • Your idea of shopping and lunch is hitting Costco on a Saturday for the free samples.
  • You view the Bisbee photos collection with as much reverence as you do the Bible, Constitution, and the deed to your grandfather’s water rights.
  • You’ve ever bragged about your hometown being the “trout capital of the world”.
  • You get misty eyed at the thought of your kid going away to a university located in the “Great state of ADA.”
  • You can remember when Myerhoffer was the most common name on the CSI campus.
  • You can still remember the phone number for Latham Motors.
  • Your barn contains more historical artifacts then the county museum.
  • You were once in extra in “that one movie with Bruce Willis and Nick Nolte.”
  • Evil Kneivel still owes you money.
  • You yawn when someone tells you they just jumped 486 feet off the ground.
  • Your “first time” took place at a hot springs.
  • Your idea of a romantic getaway for two is a drive down to jackpot.
  • You’ve ever screamed “It’s Castle-FORD” at your TV or Radio.
  • When people wait an hour in a long line at the opening of a new restaurant.
  • If your front yard on Washington Street is now a road.
  • If you’ve ever wondered why Falls Avenue looks like a landing strip at night.
  • If you’ve ever escaped from the Gooding jail. Twice.
  • You dodge orange cones in your sleep.
  • CSI is NOT a TV show.
  • You know someone who sounds like they are from the south even though they aren’t from the south.
  • You know how to correctly pronounce Shoshone and Shoshone. (Show-shown and Sho-sho-knee)
  • If your hat blows off and winds up in Chubbuck.
  • You cannot take a left turn to get anywhere.
  • Missionaries are not Jehovah’s Witnesses, they are Mormon.
  • You get asked “where is it in Iowa did you say you were from?” at least twice a week.
  • You wonder why people find the canyon so fascinating.
  • Sunshine and 90 can turn to 6 inches of snow in less than 3 hours.
  • You’re embarrassed if you own a dog that’s smaller than a pony.
  • You know what a sugar beet is.
  • You are personally offended by hash browns in a box.
  • If you’ve ever been stuck behind a 2j plate going 10 miles UNDER the speed limit.
  • You know every alternate route to avoid Blue Lakes and road construction.
  • When 70 mph winds just seem like another spring day!

If there’s any we missed, please comment and add more!

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