The “I’m so…’’ trend hit Boston in a big way this week. Facebook and Twitter users were encouraged to write messages starting with “I’m so Boston’’ and filling in the rest to prove their local cred.
As always with these hashtag and status fads, most entries were pretty lame, but there were some solid posts, too. Here are some favorite memories, humblebrags, and whines from Bostonians on social media. From parking like a champ to roller skating at Chez Vous to complaining about other people, there’s a lot of strong Boston claims below.
I'm SO Boston I remember going to Chez Vous as a teeny bopper every Weekend to roller skate like my life depended... http://t.co/k12DS2Dgho— S.H.E EVENT PLANNING (@SHEPLANSEVENTS) July 23, 2014
i’m so Boston i’m still pissed they tore down the elevated orange line in my community and replaced it with the silver lie. #MBTA— Kim Janey (@Kim_Janey) July 24, 2014
OK, last one! I'm so Boston I remember seeing Return of The Jedi at Broadway Theater in Southie, first theater w/Dolby sound.— Sean Patrick Morceau (@HumanNaturesSon) July 24, 2014
I'm so Boston I remember throwing a handful of rocks into machine to get on train for the free— Trap_Dawg (@Tod_Writer) July 24, 2014
I'm so Boston, I wore top tens and a super champ hoodie from ages 9-17 every day under 40 degrees.— Kevon (Akido) (@MrFreshFace) July 24, 2014
I'm so boston i remember when my mom use to send me to woolworth to get my school supplies and to harry the greek... http://t.co/c1u2IvNQZx— kenyatta reid (@yatta02122) July 25, 2014
I'm so Boston that I can't stand when people from Weston, Duxbury and some other non-Boston spots act like they're "so Boston" #ImSoBoston— Eroc Arroyo (@ErocUrbanShaman) July 24, 2014
I'm so Boston I'm eating a peanut butter and fluff sandwich I'm missing my grape kool aid though. Yes I still eat... http://t.co/XSGq7Ovmji— Marilyn (@MarilynArriagaZ) July 23, 2014
I'm so Boston, I remember using tokens to get on the train lol— Tayla (@tay526) July 23, 2014
I'm so Boston that I'm actually from Maine and just say I am.— Jesse McBrower (@Jesse_McBrower) July 24, 2014
I'm so Boston I remember the Orange El and the old Holy Cross Cathedral paint job.— Daniel J. Smith (@RockStrEcclesia) July 24, 2014
I'm so Boston I remember when food trucks weren't chic. We had a fried fish truck on Columbia Rd. before it was fashionable. #dorchester— Tracey Solomon-White (@Traceylicious) July 23, 2014