25 Mistakes Everyone Makes When They First Get To NYC

 
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It’s easy to spot a new New Yorker—the ones that haven’t quite become New Yorkers yet, but will get there eventually. Here are 25 mistakes you probably made when you first moved here:

25 Mistakes Everyone Makes When They First Get To NYC

1. Swiping your Metrocard the wrong way

2. Not buying the monthly unlimited Metrocard

3. Accidentally getting on the uptown train instead of the downtown train

4. Getting the Manhattan Bridge and the Brooklyn Bridge mixed up

Hint: the Manhattan Bridge is the skinny one
5. Facing the wrong door when the subway stops

6. Going to bars with cover charges

7. Forgetting your umbrella

8. Confusing Bryant Park and Battery Park

Hint: that’s Battery Park
9. Walking over a grate wearing a loose skirt

10. Walking over a grate wearing heels

11. Wearing heels in general

12. Paying the full $25 to go to the Met

13. Going to the Met on a Saturday afternoon

14. Going all the way to the big grocery store instead of just stopping at the bodega
15. Keeping your backpack on aboard a crowded subway car

16. Getting on the local instead of the express

17. Getting on the express instead of the local

18. Standing right in front of the subway doors when people are trying to get off

19. Ordering an $18 burger from a mediocre restaurant
20. Not going to the bathroom before you leave the bar

21. Using Y-Plan instead of Fever

22. Putting your phone in your back pocket

Seriously, you’re asking for that to get stolen.

23. Trying to send a text after you go into the subway station

24. Not carrying cash

25. Smiling at strangers. Seriously, everyone will think something is wrong with you.

Fuente: secretnyc.co
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