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The New York guide to life

Funny lists, quizzes and other stuff all real New Yorkers will relate to

The New York guide to life
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While New York City is comprised of so many different, eccentric neighborhoods, there's one thing that all New Yorkers share: an Empire State of Mind. With so many quality restaurants, bars, theaters and events around, New Yorkers never fall short of reasons to brag about how NYC is the greatest city in the world. On the other hand, there's also a growing list of things that New Yorkers absolutely love complaining about, like the difficulties associated with New York apartment hunting. Luckily, whatever the situation may be, you're probably not alone! Check out our collection of only-in-New-York experiences in the funny lists and quizzes below, and see how you compare to the stereotypical New Yorker!

Our pick of the best

26 signs you're not gonna make it in New York

26 signs you're not gonna make it in New York

10 insider tips for navigating New York like a pro
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10 insider tips for navigating New York like a pro

14 things all New Yorkers are excited to buy
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14 things all New Yorkers are excited to buy

The 21 types of runner you'll see in New York City
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The 21 types of runner you'll see in New York City

26 reasons why New York is the greatest city in the world for spring
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26 reasons why New York is the greatest city in the world for spring

The best NYC life hacks
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The best NYC life hacks

10 types of loner you'll meet in NYC
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10 types of loner you'll meet in NYC

20 reasons why spring makes us better New Yorkers

20 reasons why spring makes us better New Yorkers

25 types of roommates that you'll have when you live in New York
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25 types of roommates that you'll have when you live in New York

10 NYC fashion types you’ll see every time spring fakes us out
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10 NYC fashion types you’ll see every time spring fakes us out

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How New York are you?

Quiz: What kind of bruncher are you?
Restaurants

Quiz: What kind of bruncher are you?

Our team of highly trained brunchologists delves deep into your eggy soul

Quiz: Which New York neighborhood should you actually live in?
Things to do

Quiz: Which New York neighborhood should you actually live in?

Living in NYC can be a battle, but are you even living in the right place?

Quiz: What kind of New York lover are you?
Sex and dating

Quiz: What kind of New York lover are you?

Player or pussycat? Take our saucy quiz and discover your sex style

Quiz: Which neurotic New Yorker are you?
Things to do

Quiz: Which neurotic New Yorker are you?

Our scientific equation determines just how on-the-edge you are

Quiz: How friendly of a New Yorker are you?
Things to do

Quiz: How friendly of a New Yorker are you?

Think you’re a nice New Yorker, huh? Well eff you! Kidding. Find out how much of a sweetheart you actually are

Quiz for New Yorkers: Are you ready to say goodbye to NYC?
Things to do

Quiz for New Yorkers: Are you ready to say goodbye to NYC?

Are you a lifer or a goner? Take our quiz to find out if New York is really your one true love (or just a fling)

New York City in photos

Check out these stunning images of NYC from National Geographic's newest photo contest
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Check out these stunning images of NYC from National Geographic's newest photo contest

12 gorgeous photos of this year's Sakura Matsuri at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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12 gorgeous photos of this year's Sakura Matsuri at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

17 photos that prove NYC is basically a garden in bloom
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17 photos that prove NYC is basically a garden in bloom

Step back in time with these fascinating historical images of NYC
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Step back in time with these fascinating historical images of NYC

10 fascinating vintage photos of black life in New York
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10 fascinating vintage photos of black life in New York

12 photos of winter in New York that will fill you with dread
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12 photos of winter in New York that will fill you with dread

10 fascinating vintage photos of New York in the snow
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10 fascinating vintage photos of New York in the snow

See eerily beautiful photos of NYC's abandoned places
Things to do

See eerily beautiful photos of NYC's abandoned places

Check out these amazing photos of midcentury New York
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Check out these amazing photos of midcentury New York

17 jaw-dropping nighttime photos of NYC taken from a chopper
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17 jaw-dropping nighttime photos of NYC taken from a chopper

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