The city is where life's at! Or at least that's what our society, media, and every single city-dweller would make you believe. All the job opportunities, plenty of places to pick for dinner, and endless options for weekend activities are some of the shiniest gems the city has to offer. No wonder so many young (and sometimes old) people are drawn to the metropolitan glam. Amongst those who are most eager to join the big city life are those hailing from humble beginnings in small towns, all ready to escape the isolated areas where it feels like everyone's living in your backyard. However, you can't truly escape the small city aura no matter how far away you run. In a way, it's in your blood.

That's why one of the best ways to deal with things you dislike about living in a small town is to laugh at them. And if you're one of the people who grew up in a big city, well, now's a good chance to taste what the rest of the peeps experience. Scroll down to see the funniest memes about living in a small town and don't forget to comment and vote for your favorites!

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HANS
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3 years ago

It was an open-and-shut case.

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Chris Jones
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3 years ago

This one again? At least have a few weeks before re-using them.

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Despite big cities seemingly offering more opportunities for people, the rural areas of America are not entirely dying out. In fact, studies show that there is a surge of people (including younger generations) that move away from the big cities in search of affordable housing and quiet lifestyle. And that’s completely understandable when you look at the rent costs in the biggest USA cities. According to RentJungle, a site that collects rent-related data, as of April 2019, average rent for an apartment in New York is $3519.

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Doober
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3 years ago

Hehe

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Bored Phoenix
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3 years ago

Yes.

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3 years ago

My teachers are the students of my parents who are also teachers 😂

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HANS
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3 years ago

The officer was hopping mad.

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Jaguarundi
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3 years ago

Drinking beer is a very important activity while having a bonfire.

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Molly Universe
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3 years ago

Vancouver will forever be known as "the one above Portland Oregon"

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Chris Jones
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3 years ago

Is small town America the equivalent of a British village? Without the The Little Tea Shoppe?

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Alison Bounds
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3 years ago

Who needs more than five pounds of butter at once...? (Please note this is a legitimate question and not meant o be rude in any way)

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Allie G.
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3 years ago

Hiding a body? "Well, hell, let me give you a hand with that! I got a shovel in my truck and know a great liddle spot right up here! Do you need a tarp? I might have one if the kids didn't take it to go hun'in' last weekend..."

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Sandy
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3 years ago

This is me in denial about cheating on my diet

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camena
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3 years ago

i thought bees were all siblings... dont they all come from the queen?

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Bored Phoenix
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3 years ago

Same in Middle School.

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Elizabeth
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3 years ago

I commute through small towns to get from a medium town to a big one... this is still true. Fortunately, I've experienced many occasions when a farmer in a situation like the one pictured will stear mostly off road so cars stuck behind can pass

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Jaguarundi
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3 years ago

I have done this, I have also been behind the horse in my car. There are crossing signals at the intersections which are high enough to operate from horseback.

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A Rose Among Thorns
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3 years ago

*Drives through small southern town* *Sees 16 different churches*

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funtime foxy
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3 years ago

population: 1

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DemPugs
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3 years ago

High School Football.

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Lewis Jones
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3 years ago

or...turn right where the (anything) used to be

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Elizabeth
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3 years ago

I grew up in Chicago, then met my husband and moved to his small town. Everyone remembers him then looks at me like "who the hell are you?" I like that my bicycle lives on the back porch for the past 10 years with no lock and it's still there

Flavia Slag
Community Member
3 years ago

I married the minister of a small town. I was from Miami Flprida. I was known as "that city girl." We ended up moving away.

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Samhhain Cat
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3 years ago

37 in my graduating class, 14 of which I was in daycare with with since age 2.

Tawn Singh
Community Member
2 years ago

Yep!!! When you knew folks before you could even tie your shoes!!

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Oilibhia Muirchú
Community Member
3 years ago

My sons school - 126 pupils. Friends graduating class over 700. Friends daughter mind was blown 😂😂😂

Mary Rose Kent
Community Member
3 years ago

My graduating class was about 600. My grandmother's graduating class in rural Missouri was EIGHT!

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Ann Abdelzaher
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3 years ago

ROFL yeah my graduating class had a whopping 63 class before mine...42

Blue Cicada
Community Member
3 years ago

I graduated 20th in my class, of 645 students. My parents graduated with classes of 25 and 26 students total.

Sara Kate MacFarland
Community Member
3 years ago

I lived in a medium-small town where there were fewer than 100 in my graduating class. The summer before my senior year, my parents moved us to a city where my graduating class numbered over 1000 students. Talk about culture shock!

AbracaDebra
Community Member
3 years ago

I could see a MLB stadium from my office window. A colleague told me that her high school graduation was in that stadium! There were 45 in my graduating class!

Jeannie Carle
Community Member
3 years ago

Fact!

David
Community Member
3 years ago

20 people in my graduating class.

Christine M Quigley
Community Member
3 years ago

There are advantages, I'm learning..went to ride my bike on the beach today with my husband, left my flip flops below the walkway, when I came back, mine were the only part left. Awesome. I grew up in. Brooklyn, so this is very nice for a change.,

Dan Jennings
Community Member
3 years ago

65 in my class.

Yeti
Community Member
3 years ago

I graduated with 23 other illustrious students. My kids now attend a school with only 60 in K-12th. Senior class of 2019...one kid.

Christina Sersif
Community Member
3 years ago

Had 149 in my graduating class. We all knew each other by name.

Jeff
Community Member
3 years ago

My cousins go to a private school in Michigan, pretty close to manistee, and their entire school has less than 300 people in it.

Shull GaRett
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3 years ago

Im starting to like this town mor and more

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3 years ago

As a small child, I would sit in my garage with my parents when there was severe weather, just to watch the show.

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HANS
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3 years ago

Udderly frustrating!

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Christina Sersif
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3 years ago

I stayed single most of high school for that reason

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thepotatogirl
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3 years ago

My Junior prom my friends and I all went to Bandidos... Senior prom I ate a banana at home before I went to prom by myself. A nice guy made sure I didn't walk down Promenade alone that year, though.

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Bored Phoenix
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3 years ago

Happened at least 5 times.

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thepotatogirl
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3 years ago

almost everyone who was in my kindergarten class was also in my graduating class

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A Rose Among Thorns
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3 years ago

I prefer lesser-known local restaurants, every one I have eaten at while travelling has had better food than most chains.

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Andrea Malone
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3 years ago

LMAO you got me with this one

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3 years ago

This has literally been my entire life while living in a small town.

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