15 Signs That Prove You Are Definitely From Columbus

Columbus is one of the best places to live.

Just ask anyone who grew up here! We’re proud of our roots and we are always happy to share our city with newcomers. It doesn’t take long to fall in love with this town and adopt some of its quirks and eccentricities.

That’s why it’s always easy to tell when someone is from here. If you can’t tell the locals from the transplants, just look for these 15 signs.

You don’t care how many miles away something is, just how long it will take you to get there.

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You know when not to drive near Frank Road.

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You get irrationally angry when someone mentions Michigan.

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You love the Columbus Blue Jackets, maybe too much.

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You can’t help but yell I-O when you hear O-H! No matter where you are in the world.

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You aren’t phased by construction, but you’d love to never see another orange barrel.

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You’ve tailgated for a Buckeyes game, whether you’re a football fan or not.

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You get excited anytime Columbus gets the attention it deserves.

You’ve vacationed at Lake Erie.

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You grew up riding roller coasters, and you have chosen a side in the Cedar Point vs. King’s Island debate.

You know the words to Carmen, Ohio, eventhough you didn’t go to OSU.

You have a weak spot for fast food, especially locally headquartered Wendy’s and White Castle.

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You love Columbus Crew! Columbus Til’ I Die, am I right?

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You are prepared for all weather at all times.

Most importantly, you know that no matter where you are, Columbus will always be home.

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