San Francisco is one of the most unique cities in the world, and it comes with a distinct set of unspoken rules that can make or break your time in the Bay. We asked you all for the rules you must know to survive in San Francisco, and boy did you deliver!
Try a new cuisine whenever you go out to eat in SF. We have such amazing choices, and you can literally be transported by the food and the cultural diversity.
ALWAYS look before crossing streets, even if you have a green signal… Pedestrians might have the right of way in California… But, that doesn’t mean sh*t if you’re dead…
Man cannot live on burritos alone.
If you drop it in the TL it belongs to the TL…
When you park always check the closest sign for the rules and remember that 12:01 AM is the saddest name for Midnight on that sign!
DONT LEAVE ANYTHING IN YOU CAR.
Check for street cleaning signs and don’t block driveways.
This city doesn’t really “dress up” so be prepared to stand out if you like to.
Expect that an earthquake could happen any time of day or night. Store water and emergency supplies at home and have a bug-out bag ready.
Don’t go swimming in the water at Ocean Beach. There’s a killer undertow. It’s the deadliest beach in California.
Be sure your apartment is rent controlled.
Curb your wheels when parking on a slope!
Yellow lights are actually green lights.
Everything closes early.
Don’t drive a manual car.
Walk everywhere, it’s faster than trying to drive and find parking.
Don’t move here and complain about it… there are plenty of us who would be happy to have your parking space!
Summer is two weeks in October.
Even if it’s uphill to get there it’s still uphill on the way back🤪
If there is a spare seat/section on a busy Bart carriage – there is a good reason for it 😷
Your tap water is better than most bottled water. ONLY San Franciscans get pure Yosemite Hetch Hetchy water. 💦
You got to be either rich or homeless to live in San Francisco.
Don’t call it Frisco unless you are born and raised in Frisco 👏
SF is “The City .” SFO is the airport.
If you are looking for restroom, always go try grocery stores…as almost no gas stations have restrooms.
Bring a lawn chair to the DMV lmao.
Stop lights are not always in the middle of the intersection, but off to the side. You still have to stop!
SF weather is like mood swings. Stay steady and ready with a hoodie fo sho fo sho 🍻
Support the local cafes, restaurants, and shops!
Learn to parallel park, downhill and uphill in sharp angle 📐