NYC Lingo - It's A Thing! How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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 Dec 07, 2018
1 of 18Pick Your Answer!
The weather report says it's below 30 degrees and it's snowing! Uh oh:
Dang, it's brick out there!
Can this weather get any more cement than it already is?!
Oh man, it's way too concrete for me today.
2 of 18Pick Your Answer!
If something is extremely good, extremely bad, or extremely anything, it is:
Stupid good/bad
Dumb good/bad
Idiot good/bad
3 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Need a quick snack? Thirsty? Feeling lucky? You can get snacks, drinks, lottery tickets, and more at your local:
Packie
Gas station
Bodega
4 of 18Pick Your Answer!
That guy has been hitting on that girl over there for a while now. He's acting really ____.
Hungry
Thirsty
Iffy
5 of 18Pick Your Answer!
No, seriously. It's been like 2 hours and he hasn't gotten the hint! He's a total ______.
Thirstpurse!
Thirstbucket!
Thirsthamper!
6 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Pizza and bagels are practically inedible outside of NYC.
True, and anyone who says otherwise is lying or doesn't know better.
Definitely false.
7 of 18Pick Your Answer!
And if you haven't almost been hit by a taxi cab at least once, can you really say you live in NYC?
Um, yes?
Nope
8 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Don't accidentally eat your roommate's food without asking them first or else they might get really _____.
Gully
Tight
Sad
9 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Believe it or not, you can get some of the best pizza slices in New York for how much?
25 cents
$1
$3
10 of 18Pick Your Answer!
You can't be paid enough to spend New Years at _____. Period!
Times Square. Just thinking about it gives you hives.
Chinatown. Parking is terrible.
Central Park. There's always too many people there.
11 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which of these do New Yorkers totally lack the privilege of experiencing?
Great food that's readily available
Living in a place with a diverse population
Personal space
12 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Which of these museums is beloved by locals?
The Smithsonian. It's free!
The Museum of Modern Art – and the admission price is just a suggestion!
J. Paul Getty Museum. There's no admission fee!
13 of 18Pick Your Answer!
You some friends may have gone out to the _______ before you were 21 once. Or twice.
Knitting Factory
King Cole Bar
21 Club
14 of 18Pick Your Answer!
If you ask for directions in the city and someone tells you to head "uptown," what does that mean?
Go North!
Head towards the Empire State Building!
Move away from Central Park!
15 of 18Pick Your Answer!
And what if they say head "downtown"?
Move away from the Statue of Liberty
Go South!
Move towards Times Square!
16 of 18Pick Your Answer!
Many a nice summer night has been spent hanging out and sitting on your ______.
Stoop
Doorstep
Front lawn
17 of 18Pick Your Answer!
When you're on the go like New Yorkers usually are, you'll eat your pizza __.
With a fork
Folded
Cold
18 of 18Pick Your Answer!
If you want your coffee creamy and sugary, you don't need to ask for that. Just say you want it _____!
Regular
All dressed
Full
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