Since we are days away from our Northern Beaches House Party Boxing day event featuring Kilter, LO’99, Made in Paris + more, we thought it was appropriate to make this signs you grew up on the Northern Beaches article. Lets not beat around the bush. Below are some of our clear signs you grew up on the beaches…

Your biggest problem in Summer is picking which beach to go to

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You remember when Das Bierhaus used to be La De Da and The Rocklily before that

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You know who this is…

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If you’re a girl, you probably drove a Suzuki Swift at some stage of your life

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‘The Newport’ will always be ‘The Arms’ as far as you are concerned

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And it was responsible for your Christmas Day hangover

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You remember when The Collaroy used to be Surf Rock

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You claim to know Flume, Emoh (What So Not) or Angus & Julia Stone (even if you don’t)

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Anything past Spit Bridge is a mission and may as well be another country

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You have a love/hate relationship with this place

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You’re positive that the term ‘Devo’ short for devastated was invented by you and your mates

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You enjoy a Sunday arvo sesh at ‘The Office’

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A night out on the old goon sack was standard (and retiring it to nearby bushes before heading to your destination)

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This is your look 365 days a year

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You reminisce on the good old days of hot Summer nights and a house party to go to every week

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You’ve done the dreaded L90 trip after a night out in the city

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You’ve fallen asleep on an L90 and had it head back to the city (or at least missed your stop and ended up at Palmy)

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You can’t think of public transport on the Beaches without thinking about Muz

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Wear a singlet more than you wear a T-shirt

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You remember (and miss) all you can eat Pizza Hut at Warriewood

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And you spent a lot of your teen years hanging out at Macca’s

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You believe the Beaches is god’s country but piss off to Byron, Gold Coast or Bali at any opportunity you get (basically places that offer more of the same)

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You remember when ‘Av Cats’, ‘Newport Scum’ and ‘Warringah Mall Warriors’ was a thing

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You have your postcode tattooed somewhere

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On a few occasions you’ve said to mates “f*ck it, lets go to Manly instead of the city”

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Youd rather be poor than live anywhere else

 

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If you are in the area this Boxing Day come party with us at Northern Beaches House Party. DOOR SALES ONLY, online tickets sold out. For all the key info and surprises check out our guide to House Party here.

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