We are sure there is more we are sure... but 8 is a good starting number.

8 Things Only Buffalonians Understand

1.) The pain and agony of defeat in sports but still having  unconditional love for our sports teams.

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2.) Hockey. Enough said

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3.) Lake Effect Snow… buckets and buckets of it.

4.) You are just a little bit Polish now… deal with it.

5.) Who originated the "Original" Chicken Wing

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6.) No body messes with Buffalo… and we mean NO BODY!

7.) The Canadian Border

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8.) Alcohol... again enough said

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We may possible cross-referenced our findings for this list with another web page... mainly this one. Ok... exclusively this one. We did all the heavy lifting on our own tho and added our own as well... so it is not all taken from something else just some of it.