I started a post a while ago about how Portland is becoming an inside joke. In any group gathering at this point, you are guaranteed to hear someone say "that is so Portland." Then, inevitably, someone else will say, "I love Portland."
Because we really do sit around talking about how awesome and funny Portland is. All the time. (But don't move here; you'll hate the rain.) I had started to come up with some oh-so-Portlandy examples for you, but then I saw this, which just says so much: The 30 most Portland things that have ever happened in Portland.
My "that's so Portland" list now seems a bit paltry and bicycle-centric in comparison, but here's what I had before I saw the other list: