Sh*t People From Denver Say -- and what our video should have said

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Westword's addition to the rapidly dying Sh*t _______ Says trend, Sh*t People From Denver Say, earned reactions as hilarious as they are varied. True to form, most readers who commented offered funny and insightful slogans we missed in our video of city stereotypes. (Some of you, on the other hand, just think we're racist hipsters.) Continue below for a list of our twenty favorite suggestions that didn't make it into the video.

The original video:

Below are our favorite reader submissions. While some of the original video's discussion section devolved quickly into sh*t-talking California (bad drivers), Texas (even worse) and Utah (just boring), these suggestions hit close to home.

20. "Take the Valley Highway north. That's I-25 north..."
19. "Can I bring my dog there?"
18. "That smell? The Stock Show is in town."
17. "CRAP, I forgot my water bottle!"
16. "Do you remember the real Elitch's?"
15. "You live in Castle Rock? WHY?"
14. "It will always be 'Mile High Stadium' to me."
13. "Did you know Don Cheedle went to East High School?"
12. "I'm traffic, too!" (says the cyclist weaving in and out of traffic)
11. "All the good ethnic food is in Aurora."
10. "Go like three miles towards the mountains, and take a right. Then it's on the mountain side of the street."
9. " The music scene here is one of the best, if not the best in the country. Did you know 3OH!3 is from here? And The Flobots, The Fray, String Cheese Incident, Pretty Lights, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Breathe Carolina, and so many more I can't even think right now."
8. "You wanna hit this or what?"
7. "Nice boards. Did you get them at Sniagrab?"
6. "No worries."
5. "Fuck you and your Native bumpersticker."
4. "So, how's everything tasting?" (says a waiter or waitress)
3. "Yeah, I did know some people who went to Columbine."
2. "Don't like the weather? Wait five minutes."
1. "Smells like Greeley. Is it supposed to snow?"

Thanks to the following readers for their suggestions: Imbriezy, Dicker, Transplant, Red_lobo, Bob, Katiemae29, jcn7vc, Mandy Jo, strange to the pee and JMAC.

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Sarab
Sarab

You forgot: "Yeah, I just moved here from Michigan"

Visitor
Visitor

Things you didn't hear: Coloradans know how to drive.

Jdargahi
Jdargahi

You guys forgot ”” denver it's like the napa valley for beer!”

cmack23
cmack23

Denver doesnt really have a ton of true locals anymore, which is great, growth, economy, jobs, culture...on the other hand the hipster invasion is terrible

Yes we are a craft brew state, but a true Coloradan knows its Coors Light and not PBR as our tried and true pisswater, hell Keystone Light even, those from CO know what a 30 rack of key is all about

I also love the hipster pushing his bike up a hill...oh that trendy cruiser/fixy doesnt go up so easily

Youre considered cool here if you have a sweet bro stache...half sleeve/sleeve tatoo skinny jeans which no doubt youll wear below your ass and a wallet chain, chances are you are not from here

Colfax is a culture center always has been from wierdos, crackheads and awesome dive bars

Oh you pay $950 a month to live in a studio downtown...on mommy and daddy's money, yeah youre not from here either

POW POW should be the sound a true local makes when he knocks your wannabe hipster ass out for talking about our "freshies" like that

But I am glad Denver is at the center of such a boom, good for us, I grew up when you didnt go into 5 points during the day much less at night, now its revitalized...Park hill too, much nicer than it used to be, change is good some come on down hipsters keep spending your parents money our economy is good for it!

CurrsLite
CurrsLite

Colorado Lifer...I'll never drink pisswater or Coors, as they are the assholes that polluted our rivers over the last 3 decades and to add insult to injury, advertised like they were the true spirit of the rockies.

Coors, official beer of suburban transplants.

Whiskey
Whiskey

Dude, need a napkin? You've got smug all over your face...

Michael Roberts
Michael Roberts

That's quite an image, Whiskey. Thanks for the post.

Poster
Poster

"Right on"

I NEVER said that before I moved here.

Lenora Smith
Lenora Smith

Funny...I dont recall ever saying anything like any of those statements.  Nor do I know anyone who says mess like that. Maybe this should be called, "shit hipsters from denver say". lol.

Waxsimulcra
Waxsimulcra

You forgot "Colorado weather" and "its o.k., I have a s.u.v."

809212876
809212876

If this were a voting thing then I'd go with #5 as my fave.

Colfax
Colfax

"No worries". So true. Barf.

guest
guest

 I swear it started in Cali though!

Andrea
Andrea

Love it.  "How's everything tasting" drives me CRAZY.  This list is awesome!

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