Growing up in a small town somewhere in Maine is probably hard for those from away to really understand. However, you get it and you're sure to understand these five signs.

OneCountry.com had an article entitled, "31 Signs You Went To A Small High School." Here in Maine, we know that all too well.

If you can relate to any or all of these, be sure to shout an 'Amen' in the comments section below. We hope you'll get a wicked laugh or kick out of these.

  • 1

    School's Out For Potato Pickin'

    You were the envy of every kid across the country because you got out of school to pick potatoes at 50 cents a barrel. Or so they thought. Did anyone buy their first truck picking potatoes? I didn't think so.

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  • 2

    You Dated Your Friends Ex

    Your friend dated them in grade school, then you dated them in junior high and now your other friend is dating them in high school. In a smaller town, this is bound to happen at one time or another. Thankfully, some have remained high school sweethearts to this day!

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  • 3

    You're Siblings Made Your Life Miserable

    You know the deal all too well. If the teacher your older sibling had loved them, because they were a straight A student, then they hold you to the same standard. If they gave the teacher the business all the time, then there is probably some kind of a hate toward you too. A no-win situation.

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    Arguments Consisted Of Who Had The Best Truck

    Things like: Who could lay a 40-foot patch of rubber, or who had the best paint job and who's truck was the fastest were controversial issues back in the day. Guys and gals all took pride in their ride and would do their best to show why theirs was the best!

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  • 5

    You Cruised The Strip Or Hung Out In Parking Lots

    Since a smaller town doesn't have all the amenities of a bigger town, like Portland, we made due with what we had. Fast food restaurants and cruising the main strip.

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