you know you're from irving when...

You know you are from Irving when....

*You can usually determine the wealth of someone based on which side of rock island that they live on
*You have ever been to griff's
*You know the significance of the DFW airport for teenaged couples
*You have had at least one of your birthday parties at the macdonalds with the caboose
*When people say "Meet at the horses" you know exactly where that is
*You can usually determine the race of a person just by knowing the school that they go to
*It only takes half an inch of snow to close schools
*You know what it’s like to miss the Esters rd. exit going west on 183
*You know the difference in Irving, TX and MacArthur, TX
*You know what it means to go to Winfree academy
*Green means go, yellow means pedal to the medal, and red is just a mere suggestion
*The Dallas Cowboys home stadium is in fact in Irving
*You know where all of the local Braum's are
*The only place better than Starbucks is Mugshots (sniff....)
*You relate the distance of everywhere to the closest highway
*The Irving mall should only be your last resort in the case that you can’t go to another one
*You know that the best place to get milk shakes is at a drug store (big state)
*You don’t mind the type of people at the Starplex as long as it only costs a dollar
*Knowing all of the other names for the highways is an essential for driving in Irving (airport freeway, Irving blvd, etc)
*You have accidentally discovered exactly where 161 ends
*You can tell the difference between a normal crown Victoria and an unmarked cop car from half a mile away
*You have ordered Mexican food at a Chinese restaurant
*You have never obeyed the speed limits of 35 on Macarthur, O’Connor or Beltline, Northgate
*The value of your car doubles when you fill up with gas
*You don’t consider Las Colinas to be part of Irving at all
*You know that whites are, in fact, a minority
*You remember going on a field trip to "safety town" in elementary school
*there are only two seasons: summer and winter
*"Bawls" has only one meaning, and it isn’t perverted
*The middle schools are issued better laptops than the high schools
*You actually know what it is like to be outside in 100+ degree weather
*You know to always try to avoid the Irving blvd/story rd intersection if at all possible