Tunnel Monster

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Why, you ask, do people gripe? For the most part, it is to get something off of their chests that they can’t process from within. In finding popular opinion to justify our feelings, we unify. Unification brings us together, and then we gripe in unison, especially in Pittsburgh. For example, how many Facebook statuses in your newsfeed are whining about traffic right now? I’m sure it’s not as many as the weekdays, but there are probably at least more than 5. The top 5 Pittsburgh gripes that, in my experience, have won out to be most popular, are as follows:

  • Traffic: When there is traffic in or around the infamous tunnel monster, you are sure to hear about it. That is, if you’re not sitting in it yourself. And even then, you are sure to hear Pittsburgh’s loud yell in the form of honking, screeching tires, and jagoff slurs.

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Best Pittsburgh Memes

Everyone in Pittsburgh gripes about the tunnels, traffic moving through the Fort Pitt Tunnel, and our sports teams, which is why Pittsburgh memes are getting more popular by the day. The ones listed below are some classics I’ve found on the internet, and if I didn’t credit them correctly (like a jagoff), feel free to correct me.

Mine and many other Pittsburgh citizens’ favorite continues to be the Pittsburgh Tunnel Monster Meme. This was created by Karen Copeland, a Mt. Washington native. It was created in 2008, and was legendary from that moment on.

Tunnel Monster, Karen Copeland

Photo Credit: Karen Copeland

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