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Signs That You Are A True Mumbaikar

It is a saying around Mumbai that once someone learns to adjust to a life in Mumbai, they never want to leave it. Mumbaikars are so used to the fast life of this dream city that slowing down is not an option anymore! Here is a list of signs that will prove you are a true mumbaikar!

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When you say 'meet you at 9:00' the opposite person automatically assumes it's 9:30

When you say 'meet you at 9:00' the opposite person automatically assumes it's 9:30

You may run late due to the never ending traffic or you may just get late

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You don't just speak hindi, you speak 'bambaiya hindi'

You don't just speak hindi, you speak 'bambaiya hindi'

No one can beat mumbai slang. It is also referred to as tapori hindi to the people of other states

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You swear, yell and argue with the rishawala just to save a couple of rupees

You swear, yell and argue with the rishawala just to save a couple of rupees
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You get a mini heart attack when you hear 'next station Dadar' in the local trains

You get a mini heart attack when you hear 'next station Dadar' in the local trains
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You cling to your bags/purses, while passing through crowds

You cling to your bags/purses, while passing through crowds
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You wait hours together in a line to see the million dollar Ganesha

You wait hours together in a line to see the million dollar Ganesha
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You turn to the sea to share your problems

You turn to the sea to share your problems
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You never find a taxi when you need it the most

You never find a taxi when you need it the most
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You swear at least once a day!

You swear at least once a day!
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You have bribed a cop at least once in your life in Mumbai

You have bribed a cop at least once in your life in Mumbai
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You are a true mumbaikar if you can digest the street foods

You are a true mumbaikar if you can digest the street foods
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You can't imagine your day without your bai or dhobiwala

You can't imagine your day without your bai or dhobiwala
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You eat out more often than you cook at home

You eat out more often than you cook at home
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You drive/ ride over the footpaths to avoid the traffic

You drive/ ride over the footpaths to avoid the traffic
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You have spent more than half of your life travelling through local transportation

You have spent more than half of your life travelling through local transportation
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Getting stuck in the traffic everyday for minimum of 2 hours is a pretty normal thing for you

Getting stuck in the traffic everyday for minimum of 2 hours is a pretty normal thing for you
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"Change" is "Chillar" and "Trouble" is "Jhol"

"Change" is "Chillar" and "Trouble" is "Jhol"
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Every cab and rickshawala wants to know your family history

Every cab and rickshawala wants to know your family history
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You can survive only on vada pavs and cutting chai

You can survive only on vada pavs and cutting chai
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One cricket victory and you are on the streets celebrating with strangers

One cricket victory and you are on the streets celebrating with strangers
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You call the traffic police 'pandu' and 'kaka'

You call the traffic police 'pandu' and 'kaka'
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'me majha, tu tujha' (main mera, tu tera) has been your life ideology

'me majha, tu tujha' (main mera, tu tera) has been your life ideology

Which in simple language mean people don't really care about anything you do, wear or say as long as you don't talk to them personally.