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The Scene 's 26th annual competition to find the most telling phrase to complete that sentence. Think of this quarter-century tradition as If you want an accurate reading of what's on everyone's minds this election season, this school-search season, this hey-look- Nashville -got-picked-up-for-a-fourth-season season, within these pages you'll find the city on the couch.
And this year, evidently, y'all could use a little tender loving therapeutic care. You don't see the old familiar spots. You don't recognize or like what's sprung up to replace them. Either we're so Atlanta, we're so in danger of becoming Atlanta, or we're so in denial about already being Atlanta. If rednecks were the easy target of 25 years ago, today it's the hipster. To that increasingly loathed "It City" tag, you were more than happy to add a preliminary "Shhh But that doesn't mean you weren't having fun.
This is a family affair, and nobody gives you tougher love than your nearest and dearest. What follows are this year's best YASNI entries, as voted upon by the Scene 's editorial staff, painstakingly selected in a blind process that doesn't allow us to see the name of each entry's author beforehand.
So get ready to laugh, fume, argue and debate the winners as we ask you to complete the magic words: "You are so Nashville if Anyone who's been following the annual YASNI contest is surely familiar with Zack Bennett's name — his jokes have regularly appeared in the YASNI issue sincehe won second place in and took first place in So how does he consistently write such perfect descriptions of life in Nashville?
I try to not be too mean, because Nashville is a big city, but it's still a small town, and everyone knows everybody. This year's winning entry, specifically, is a topic Bennett has visited in the past. You tell your kids, 'When I was your age, Bob Mueller looked just like Anne Holt is exactly the same, too. And Neil Orne, in the mornings — he looks the same as he did 20 years ago. There's got to be a fountain of youth at News 2.
So given that he's won YASNI two years in a row a feat achieved only once before, in and by Michael Williamsdoes Bennett have any plans to retire from the contest? As awesome Everything Burns - James Durbin - Memories Of A Beautiful Disaster Nashville is, and has become, as great of a place that it is, there's a lot to make fun of.
You heard the proposed swinger's club in Madison became a church. This week's Bible study will be delving into First and Second Peter. Mick Jagger took Etwas Bewegter - Mahler*, Bernstein*, New York Philharmonic* - The Complete Symphonies pictures in front of the Parthenon in one day than you have in 40 years.
Illustration: Tim Cook tim-cook. You saw a film crew and thought The Walking Dead had When I Get You Alone - Gil Sandoval - Long Road To Nashville production to Nashville, but it turned out to be a Bart Durham commercial. On this page once stood a great YASNI entry, but it was demolished to build a luxury The Long Goodbye - Ronan Keating - 10 Years Of Hits high-rise.
Clean up your damn yard, Terry! You charter a charter study on the effect charter studies are having on charters that charter schools charter. Your neighborhood church is selling its property because it should never miss out on a market opportunity like this.
You feel like Alan Lomax because you have field recordings of Nashville from Explaining Caitlyn Jenner to your grandparents is easier than getting them to dial every time they need to call you. You catch a foul ball at a Sounds game with hot chicken grease on your fingers. You felt happy for Snowbird to get some of his street cred back after accurately predicting the ice storms. You have a metal sign in your house reminding you of what city you just moved to.
You walked into a Madison church expecting a twosome with Jesus and ended up in a threesome with the Jorgensons. You go to an arts and crafts festival only to spend the whole time waiting in line at The Grilled Cheeserie. You have the solution to the parking problems at the new ballpark: a three mile pedestrian bridge to Greer Stadium.
You started a petition drive to bring back Ozzie as the Sounds mascot but have no intention of When I Get You Alone - Gil Sandoval - Long Road To Nashville in Desperation - Violent Society - Punk Is Just A Phase Youre Going Through mayoral election.
You still think you can get from your house to anywhere in less than 10 minutes. You have finally found an at-large council candidate that fits the needs of Scientologists all across Nashville. You wish your neighborhood could go back to the good old days when it was a still a bad neighborhood. You rode the rides at Fair Park as a child, Opryland as a young adult and the Nashville Pedal Tavern as a senior citizen!
You went to a convention center to have a meeting about having a meeting in a different convention center about building a new convention center. Stop already! You know? You submit your YASNI ideas every year because you think someone from the Scene might contact you and ask you out for lunch to discuss a full-time writing gig because you are so clever and seem to be gifted with wit.
You sneak your demo in behind a bargain CD at McKay hoping to get discovered. Your fingers bled after hitting the refresh button on the Ticketmaster website when the Foo Fighters came to the Mother Church. You had to carry your purse back to the car before you could get into the Rolling Stones show. Your favorite When I Get You Alone - Gil Sandoval - Long Road To Nashville bus driver has the same high and tight hipster haircut as you.
You really wish the Titans would get rid of the flaming thumbtack logo and use the damn sword. You are upset about Harris Teeter degrading itself into a Kroger and have vowed yourself to support Piggly Wiggly until the end times. You could put together a band made up entirely of Uber drivers who have picked you up.
You figured out Vic Lineweaver was running for office again when you saw his name start appearing in funeral home guestbooks all over the county. You think the fairgrounds should have food truck races. The only restaurant you are more excited you managed to get into than The Catbird Seat is Pancake Pantry.
You are a cicada and emerge 17 years later to find that Bush vs. Clinton is still a thing. You keep telling yourself your condo near the intersection of Old Hickory and Nolensville Road is in Brentwood. Bone and the Rippers would be a great name for his new alt-rock-country band.
Howard Gentry has convinced you to move to Bordeaux. The first time you tuned in to watch a mayoral debate you briefly mistook it for the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. There are at most three degrees of separation between you and every mayoral candidate. Sweet Jr. Davis III. You Are So Nashville If Jul 16, 4 AM. And YOU get Fiber! And YOU — no, not you, Bellevue. Are you fucking with me? A monorail?
Pompous Mansplainer Syndrome. They all moved here 脱出艇キャンプ - Various - Xenoblade Original Soundtrack month. Credit: Illustration: Tim Cook tim-cook. Cover Story.
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