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Old 09-28-2009, 07:54 AM
 
Location: moving again
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^ Very true, and most natives, including myself, feel that same way. It's usually the out-of-towners for some reason who want to argue that our opinions are invalid.
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Old 09-28-2009, 08:21 AM
 
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^ Very true, and most natives, including myself, feel that same way. It's usually the out-of-towners for some reason who want to argue that our opinions are invalid.
Then you should argue with the US Census Bureau, because to them Maryland and Delaware are Southern and I agree:


http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi..._Divisions.PNG
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Old 09-28-2009, 09:27 AM
 
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^ That's cool, but i disagree

Many other Organizations disagree too
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Old 09-28-2009, 10:31 AM
 
Location: Germantown, MD
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Then you should argue with the US Census Bureau, because to them Maryland and Delaware are Southern and I agree:


http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi..._Divisions.PNG
The CB uses the historical pre-Civil War classification for Maryland/Delaware/DC being Southern (Mason-Dixon, Mizzou Compromise etc.). Nearly all other government departments and agencies, as well as private organizations classify these states in Northeast or Mid-Altantic regions. In addition to the FBI and LOC regions I posted above, other agencies that include Maryland, Delaware and/or DC in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic include the FRA, FTA, FAA, USGS, USFWS, NOAA, EPA, Amtrak, and DOE. Private organizations such as US News, the Boy Scouts, AAA, Princeton Review etc. do as well. Of course the majority of residents think of themselves as Northerners as well. (UNC-CH surveys reveal where the real South lies).

Anyway this is like beating a dead horse, and whether Maryland is North or South is almost irrelevant here since dividing the country into just N,S,E,W regions is totally ambigous.
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Old 09-28-2009, 12:01 PM
 
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How about the following division of States designations: 1. New England, 2. Northeast (NY/PA/NJ/MD/DE-minus New England), 3. South Atlantic Coast (Va to FL), 4. Midwest, 5. South Central (Apalachian & east of Mississippi), 6. Plains (Dakotas to Texas), 7. Mountains, 8. Desert (AZ/NM/NV/UT), 9. Pacific (Coast & Ocean). This way we can have 9 winners rather than just a measly 4!! Do I hear any bids for more winners/divisions? Any bids for 10? 11? 12? 18? 24?

My choices: 1. New England-Mass., 2. Northeast-NY, 3. South Atlantic-North Carolina, 4. Midwest-tie, Minn. & Wisc. (MY RULE Minn. will be with Midwest), 5. South Central-Tenn., 6. Plains-Missouri, 7. Mountains-Colorado, 8. Desert-New Mexico, 9. Pacific-they're all good ??Hawaii?? EXTRA state>> TEXAS you're TOO BIG; you go in 3 or 4 divisions. What are we going to do with you?? Just joking Texas; we all like you.
Yes, this sounds a bit more interesting. Making a general "East" category is a bit silly, as people have been including everything from Pennsylvania to Florida.

1. New England - Maine. I've never been to northern New England (Only been to Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, but lower New England is inferior in my honest opinion, and Maine seems to personify the best of the North.

2. Northeast - New York (But NOT for NYC - Upstate NY - The Finger Lakes, the Catskills, the Adirondacks, Seneca Falls, etc. I can't stand the city). Pennsylvania is overrated/too big for offering so little. Delaware and Maryland are too bland (especially Delaware), and I live in New Jersey, so I see all its flaws.

3. South Atlantic Coast - Florida. It might be a bit overrated, but it just offers so much, from the Everglades, to the Keys, to St. Augustine, great beaches, the amusement parks in central Florida, the beauty of Boca Raton, and growing cities such as Tampa.

4. Midwest - Michigan (Despite the presence of Detroit). The Dakotas are underrated.

5. South-Central - Louisiana, with a respectable nod to Tennessee

6. Plains - Montana, easily

(I think I'm going to combine 7 & 8 as there's no need to really divide it)

7. Southwest - Arizona

8. Pacific - Oregon, very underrated/beautiful. I would take Washington/Oregon any day over California.
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Old 02-14-2010, 03:47 PM
 
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North : Maine

East : Virgina

South : The Carolinas ( Florida is beautiful but to many hurricanes )

West : Arizona ( California is beautiful but the taxes there are getting ridiculous and so is the politics , that's why I left )
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Old 02-14-2010, 04:00 PM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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North - Minnesota
East - Wisconsin
West - South Dakota
South - Iowa
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Old 02-15-2010, 03:35 PM
 
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EAST:

Virginia
possibly Pennsylvania

SOUTH:

Tennesee
North Carolina
Georgia

MIDWEST:

Wisconsin
Minnesota
Indiana

WEST:

Colorado
Utah

NOTICE:

California, Arizona and Florida didnt make the list.
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Old 09-23-2011, 07:28 PM
 
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North: Massachusetts

East: Pennsylvania

South: North Carolina

West: California


And as for the more specific version:

1. New England - Mass., 2. Northeast - Pennsylvania, 3. South Atlantic - North Carolina, 4. Midwest - Michigan, 5. South Central - Tennessee (Assuming Louisiana doesn't count), 6. Plains - Oklahoma, 7. Mountains - Colorado, 8. Desert - Nevada, 9. Pacific - California
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Old 10-02-2012, 03:13 PM
 
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North: New York
South: Georgia
West: California
East: Virginia
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