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View Poll Results: Which do you consider to be 3rd Coast?
Texas to Florida's West Coast 144 64.00%
Chicago & the Great Lakes Region 81 36.00%
Voters: 225. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 06-16-2010, 08:41 PM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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YES I have been saying that. Paul Wall Mike Jones all Houston area rappers used it !
huh, I always thought they were rapping about Sault Ste Marie and Thunder Bay!
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Old 06-16-2010, 09:23 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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No they are Still Great Lakes. Point was they are not great enough or important enough to be labeled as seas.
They were at one time labeled seas, and are a part of NOAA's Sea Grant program. They also fall under NOAA's Sea Watch.
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Old 06-16-2010, 09:54 PM
 
Location: A Yankee in TN
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Dang, we got us some "third coast" going on in Tennessee!
LMAO

Also a google search for "freshwater sea" brings up entry after entry for the Great Lakes.
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Old 06-16-2010, 09:58 PM
 
Location: ☀ ѕυnѕнιne ѕтaтe ☀
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Dang, we got us some "third coast" going on in Tennessee!
LMAO

Also a google search for "freshwater sea" brings up entry after entry for the Great Lakes.
I Figured. I did the same thing.
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Old 06-17-2010, 08:21 AM
 
Location: New Orleans, United States
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Dang, we got us some "third coast" going on in Tennessee!
LMAO

Also a google search for "freshwater sea" brings up entry after entry for the Great Lakes.
...which led to http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&sour...=Louisiana&z=8 for LA.

As for it being demeaning, I don't think that was the intention. I think the concept was to label the Gulf Coast as the next logical coast and not by importance. Seriously, who's going to say "my coast is better so it should be the 1st" outside of C-D??

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Old 06-17-2010, 08:42 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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...which led to third coast louisiana - Google Maps for LA.
With 12,522 hits for that search.

Which leads to Michigan's results of the same search with 240,000 hits. Or the NY/PA search which is the granddaddy of them all with over 544,000 hits.

Which really doesn't mean a darn thing. Somebody could name their business "Third Coast underwater basket weaving" and live in the middle of a desert.
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Old 06-17-2010, 10:26 AM
 
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All this talk about ships...reminds me of when I saw this pic.

Who'd like to thread this needle in an icy river!

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Old 06-17-2010, 01:09 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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All this talk about ships...reminds me of when I saw this pic.

Who'd like to thread this needle in an icy river!
I'd be afraid for the small white tour boat.
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Old 06-17-2010, 01:12 PM
 
Location: Jersey Boy living in Florida
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That is a very sharp angle for that ship to be going through, that definitely takes skill, I love canals though.
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Old 06-17-2010, 05:31 PM
 
Location: Upper East Side of Texas
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A gulf is a really big bay, not a sea.
Umm...NOT!!!

I never knew a bay could be as large as a Cat 5 hurricane. That's news to me.
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