14 Things Only People Who Grew Up In A Big City In India Will Relate To

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Being born and brought up in India has been a privilege and I can truly say I'm one of those nationalist types. I'm extremely proud of our country and even prouder to be a Mumbaikar. India is a country that has it's own quirks and there are a few things common to all major metros.

Here are a few things you'll relate to if you've spent any amount of time in one of India's major cities.

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You're so immune to the noise of traffic outside your window, you don't even hear it anymore.

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If you're ever caught by a cop at a traffic junction you need to know the state's local language to get away scot free or you're in big trouble.

3

There's nothing known as a guest room in your house, your house is barely big enough to accommodate all the family members.

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No matter which major metro you are in, you have experienced bargaining with the autowala's to take you places.

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Driving is absolutely terrifying because no one really follows any traffic rules.

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Every city has its specific areas where you'll see all the white hippie tourists hanging out who've come to India to 'find themselves'.

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You've experimented with random street food at every corner of your city.

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Property prices in your city are through the f*cking roof.

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All the night clubs and bars in the city will shut down by 1:30 a.m. at the latest.

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You know all the good spots in your city to get food even at 4 AM.

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You have friends from a lot of different places.

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12

You learned how to travel by public transport at a very early age.

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You're not easily scared because living in a big city makes you feel like you've seen it all.

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Even though you live in one of the major metros in the country, you always feel like there's nothing to do.

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