YOU KNOW YOU'RE FROM VANCOUVER IF YOU . . .
Feel guilty throwing aluminum cans or paper in the trash.
Use the expression "sun break" and know what it means.
Know more than 10 ways to order coffee.
Know more people who own boats than air conditioners.
Feel overdressed wearing a suit to a nice restaurant.
Stand on a deserted corner in the rain waiting for the "Walk" signal.
Believe that if it has no snow or has not recently erupted, it's not a real mountain.
Know the difference between Chinook, Coho and Sockeye salmon.
Know how to pronounce Coquihalla.
Think that swimming is an indoor sport or done on New Year's Day.
Can tell the difference between Japanese, Chinese and Thai food.
In winter, go to work in the dark and come home in the dark - while only working an 8-hour day.
Obey all traffic laws except "Keep right except to pass."
Never go camping without waterproof matches and a poncho.
Are not fazed by "Today's Forecast showers followed by rain" and "Tomorrow's Forecast rain followed by showers." Can't wait for a day with "Showers and sun breaks."
Have no concept of humidity without precipitation.
Can taste the difference between Starbucks, Second Cup, and Tim Horton's.
Say "the mountain is out" when it's a pretty day and you can actually see it.
Put on your shorts when the temperature gets above 10, but still wear your hiking boots and parka.
Switch to your sandals when it gets above 15, but keep the socks on.
Have actually used your mountain bike on a mountain.
You know you're from Vancouver if you buy new sunglasses every year, because you can't find the old ones after such a long time.