Crowd Sourced: You Know You're a Vancouverite if…


If you want to get the skinny on Vancouver’s local flavour, there are few better ways of doing it than to see what makes a Vancouverite tick. To find out, we went straight to the source: the locals themselves. Here are our favourite responses from our Twitter followers and Facebook fan page and 10 from Tourism Vancouver’s own crew of proud Vancouverites.



Via Twitter and Facebook...

  1. You wear polar fleece to a business meeting. @EdibleVancouver
  2. You walk by the Art Gallery and wonder where the belly-dancing lady is. @mo_bee
  3. You own a mountain bike, a snowboard and scuba equipment, even if you’ve only used them once. –Hank
  4. You can pronounce Inukshuk properly and you know what TimBits are. –Julie
  5. You prefer espresso and biscotti over coffee and a donut. –Sam


Via Tourism Vancouver...

  1. You’re just as likely to go to dim sum on a Sunday morning as a diner.
  2. You live in less than 500 square feet and couldn’t be happier.
  3. You own seasonal Gore-Tex pieces but not an umbrella.
  4. You wear jeans to the Vancouver Opera.
  5. You have at least one item of clothing made of hemp.
  6. You know the Hot Buns guy at Wreck Beach.
  7. You live within a three-block radius of five Starbucks.
  8. You know the back route on the Grouse Grind.
  9. You know at least ten (aspiring) actors.
  10. You know what a Japa Dog is.

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