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By Yannie Chan | January 12th, 2016

Did you spend an exorbitant amount of your childhood trekking up and down the steep slopes of Central? You must be a Mid-Levels kid. Here are a few more ways to know for sure…

1. You remember when there was no such thing as SoHo. No bars, no restaurants, but instead quiet streets and a hell of a lot more cha chaan tengs…

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2. You used to have a favorite tree that you walked by every day on your way to school. But wait, where have all the trees gone?

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3. You’re all too familiar with the unpredictable traffic but it still MAKES YOU SO ANGRY!

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4. You die a little inside when the Mid-Levels Escalator is out of service.

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5. You continue unfazed, hiking up the steep slopes and never-ending staircases for the umpteenth time.

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6. You’ve tripped walking down the stairs in front of everyone in SoHo. Several times.

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7. When you first visited the New Territories, you experienced severe culture shock. Wow. So mystery. Such Hong Kong.

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8. You avoid telling people you grew up in Mid-Levels, because they will assume you’re a rich spoiled brat.

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9. When they moved the Star Ferry Pier, it added like 20 extra minutes to your commute.

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10. Cravings for tofu pudding keep you up at night. Central has everything but this sweet treat, though thankfully there is one now.

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We need more tofu pudding! Photo: Wikipedia Commons

11. Your favorite place to hang out as a kid was HMV, back when there were two stores to choose from.

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12. Your other favorite place as a kid? Pacific Place, where there used to be a Pizza Hut, a KFC, and a gigantic McDonald’s before it got all fancy.

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Pacific Place was paradise. Via Giphy