14 Things That Make You An Asshole Everywhere But Winnipeg

Guess that's why so many of us never leave.
14 Things That Make You An Asshole Everywhere But Winnipeg

We may be a part of "friendly Manitoba", but sometimes Winnipeggers can still act like a-holes. We're maniacal Jets fans, we're impatient drivers (esp. when it's 4:30 p.m. and we're stuck on southbound Pembina), and we love to complain about pretty much everything.

Fortunately for us, our wicked ways and bad behaviour are sometimes forgiven, at least within our city limits. But take your hostile habits elsewhere, and I'm willin' to bet that somebody will call you on it. To save you a dirty look or two (and maybe a slap in the face), I've managed to pinpoint a few things that make you an asshole pretty much anywhere else but Winnipeg.

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Specifically requesting honey dill sauce when ordering chicken fingers.

Us Winnipeggers all know what it is (a gift from God, duh). But go somewhere else? Not so much. You could try and explain it, but I don't think you'd quite do it justice. Stick with the standard ketchup next time.

Not letting people in our lane when driving downtown.

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Cheering obnoxiously for the Jets.

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Filling up the largest bowl we can possibly find with a Slurpee at 7-Eleven.

Making fun of our own city

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Not cancelling school/work/life when it's -40.

Throwing a party before our wedding to get people to give us money, gifts, and donation items.

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Gathering a few hundred people together in a field to get really drunk, destroy things, and injure themselves.

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Complimenting a stranger's nips.

really

Booking off work almost every weekend in the summer.

Avoiding eye contact with people we know.

Parking outside of the lines in the St. Vital Centre parking lot in the winter

Having serious road rage.

 Wearing shorts the second the temperatures rise above freezing.

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