You Know You’re From Marlboro When…
I simply asked people on Facebook to complete this sentence: you know you're from Marlboro when___________.
You know you're from Marlboro when...
Donna Iacono-Nyc: every weekend your child is attending another Bar or Bat Mitzvah.
Lauren Feldbaum Gilman: someone asks you how to spell it, you reply, like the cigarette.
Matthew Robert: you've done aerobics at MHS with Ms. Hill and Mr. Acker!
(follow up) Patricia Ann Stevenson: Or remember being picked up at the boardwalk by Stu Snyder on a bus for senior cut day?
(another follow up) Or suspended by WANDA?
Dorry Williams Pedalino: you know what "The Slaughterhouse" is, and have been there!
Kashif Siddiq: your life depends on Rt. 9 for everything.
Ed Sullivan: when you see the Emu on 520!
(follow up) Michael Ringel: when the emu and llama get out of the farm and run down Union Hill Road and drive you off the road! #needanewtire
Erin Elizabeth: the Chinese restaurants are packed on Christmas.
Rima Mukherjee: you enjoyed going to the movies right here in town at the Regal Theater off of Texas Road, but where Costco now resides...boohoo!
Felice Brody Semegram: when you remember the "Freehold Circle" and Pond Road movie theater!
Laura Fischer: You make a midnight run to Wawa for coffee or when you meet friends for lunch at Moms.
Perri Goldstein: you drive a Mustang to high school.
Michelle McGivney: most people are originally from Staten Island, Brooklyn or Queens..including me.
Ed Sullivan: when you remember when Igoe Rd. was dirt and haunted but you went down anyway with your headlights off!
Perri Goldstein: you played travel soccer or ate at Marlboro Pizza.
Melissa Whoeler: when you pay a lot of taxes and get nothing for them!!
Eric Beauchea: you are a 57-year-old woman who drives an Escalade ESV, but can't park it, doesn't have a job or use turn signals and will kill you before missing the turn for Wegmans.
Nicole Gambardella Burns: when you decide which grocery store you are going to shop at based on whether or not you have to take a jug handle to get to it.
Erica Komito Boilen: you begged your mom to take you to the Steinbachs Mall.
Felice Brody Semegram: you remember Roy Rogers on Taylor Mills Road.
Ruth Kantor: the high school parking lot has more expensive cars than I'll ever afford!
Bruno Oswald Walter: you remember someone telling you there is a pool on the fourth floor of the Marlboro middle school.
Cindy Gissubel Napoletano: you own over 30 hooded sweatshirts and drawstring bags from bar/bat mitzvahs.
Donna Iacono-Nyc: it's 10:00 AM on a weekday and half of Marlboro is working out in the gym.
Jan Voorhees-Kwacz: when you know what Marlboro stands for.
(follow up) Patricia Ann Stevenson: Named for the "marl" that was dug from the pits and sold and used by farmers for fertilizer.
Marc Robinson: even if the parking lot is empty you still park on the sidewalk, because you're entitled, you're from Marlboro.
Beth Temes Hanley: you went to Manalapan Diner on Friday nights.
Rachel Dawn: If you went/go to Wildwood after prom.
Julius Zak: your commute to work is 2 hours each way.
Krissy Plaza: when the tooth fairy pays 6-year-olds $20 lol.
Erica Komito Boilen: you remember there was no Colts Neck High School, and there was only one middle school.
Beth Temes Hanley: If you shopped at Smith Bros.
Michelle Mld: it takes you 20 minutes to make a left onto Rt. 79.
Alan Fox: The packaging in your 10 year old oven hasn't been removed.
Dunne-Cucinelli Bernadette: Kids don't play on the street, they're all in camp, and get all gear from Dennys :))
Jacqueline Kreger: somebody says "Oh, that's where the Psychiatric hospital is."
Laura Isk: you head to 6-12 because there is no 7-11!
Ruth Kantor: you got your kid's shoes (and your) shoes at Gary's. He was the best at fitting the kids!
Amy F. Dresnack-Kravitz: When you sit for thirty minutes at a jug handle just waiting to get on 9, and it takes 40 minutes to get to the mall on a weekend day/
Jan Voorhees-Kwacz: you know Birch Hill.
Staci Recchia-Sansolo: you remember the place with indoor batting cages and arcades. I think it was on Campus Drive.
(follow up) Mimi Levitt: Grand Slam USA
Garth Gutierrez: you have a Brooklyn accent, but never lived in Brooklyn.
Linda Tick Moorstein: you rode your bike or walked to get candy at Grandmas Candy Shop on Rt 79.
Debbie Kopcho-Borden: you learned to ski (and skied) at Camp Arrowhead!
Ashwini Dhume: I am a new implant to Marlboro but this thread and my 6-year experience shows that people of Marlboro are witty and have a wicked sense of humor.. :)