Everyone thinks their city is the worst city to meet people.
"All the guys are such douchebags here."
"Literally no one is single."
"I see my ex everywhere I go."
The reality is, of course, that each city has its pros and cons. For example, here in New York City, it's far too cold to go out and socialize sometimes, but that same brutal weather has caused the "cuffing" phenomenon, in which people who would normally rather be single find themselves wishing to be attached to someone with whom they can spend prolonged indoor time.
But there are those dates (or non-dates) that are so quintessentially your city — like getting trapped with someone unsavory on the subway — that other locals can relate to so well. The usual response: "That would happen here."
So, we gathered those stories from our friends around the country, and these are our favorites:
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