Lemme tell you, I'm born and raised in Philly and maybe the only reason someone has a issue with Philly is 'cus they not from here. In Philly, you can meet some of the greatest people. Rita's is good, the cheesesteaks are great and the pretzels are the best.
Yeah, there's ghetto parts but get over it! If you're not used to ghetto areas then what the f*** are you doin' in Philly? People talk about walking around scared about gettin' mugged, while I can go out without a issue. Here's a hint for wherever you go; If you act like a victim, you're gonna end up a vitcim! It's not that difficult people! Philly might be a lil tough but when the goin' gets tough the tough get goin'! Damnit if you a prissy lil bitch and stay soft then what you learnin'?
And yeah, Philly got black people. What's your point? It's urban! Lots of places are urban and a lot of people WISH they urban! My friend went to Maryland and it was filled with wanna be G's!
We also loyal fans. E-A-G-L-E-S!!! If ya got a problem with it then stick it up your ass 'cus Philly people have NO issue with kickin' your ass about it like some North Carolina girl found out one day.
Philly is diverse too! I have white, black, asian, european and hispanic friends! Everyone you run into is mixed 'cus we don't care what you are! Hell if you mixed you even sexier!
So allow me to sum it all up.
Person 2: I'm from Philadelphia
Person 1: Oh dats wussup! Go eagles!
Person 2: Jea boi! Let's go get sum cheese steaks
The Liberty Bell.
Man...what were they thinking?! Pink and baby blue?!
and Tasty Kakes for dessert. It is where there is a Wawa on every corner, and you look forward to the 1st day of Spring when Rita's gives out free "wooder" ice. It is where you know it's a hoagie, not a sub and the shore, not the beach. Most importantly, where everyone is brothers and it is ok to say hello to someone you don't know if they are a birds fan. That is Philadelphia, the city of Brotherly Love... Outsiders will never understand
-And by the way, the only reason "The Real World" initially cancelled shooting in Philly was because of the Unions. With that worked out, it is coming back and filming this spring.
Anyone that does not like Philadelphia or its residents is simply jealous. Jealous of our uniqueness. Jealous of our passion for sports, no matter what the score is they still represent our blue-collar heritage. Jealous of our extremeness. Jealous of our overwhelming personalities. Jealous of the way we pour our hearts into everything we do. Jealous of our food. And most importantly, jealous of our pride.
We don’t care what others think. We don’t try to be like any other city. We simply are who we are. The Vet was not an arena that held sporting events, it was our family. It holds memories for every resident. The Philadelphia flair is something that is imbedded is us since birth. We can speak to other Philadelphians in our slang and feel an unwritten camaraderie that cannot be shared by others. Our life is our city and it is something that no one understands unless you are truly from here.
For those that are not fans: Please continue to tell us how much you don’t like us or our city because it only gives us more fuel to tell you why we are and always will be better than you.
Philadelphia - The Birthplace of America.