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13 Things People ALWAYS Ask When They Know You’re From San Francisco

San Francisco has always been a magnet for big dreamers from all around the world: those with gold in their eyes, flowers in their hair, or apps on the brain. And though it remains a city of transients, some locals are lucky enough to call it their native home. Either way, when you say you live in San Francisco, there are some specific questions people always like to ask…

1. Aren’t you afraid of The Big One?

It makes it all the more exciting to live here!

11. Do you eat Rice-A-Roni?

Well, it IS the San Francisco treat so…

13. Can you relate to this South Park episode?

Sort of, maybe, yes. (Except replace Priuses with BMWs.)

Are you from San Francisco? What’s a question you always get from curious outsiders?

Stephanie Garr
Stephanie is a freelance writer and editor based in San Francisco, California. When she's not tapping at a keyboard, she can be found leading groups on gourmet chocolate walking tours (best job ever) or running the many lovely hills and stairs of the city (to burn off all that chocolate, of course). She also runs a travel blog with her husband at Big & Small Travel (