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Old 11-08-2010, 02:20 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Feel free to disagree/agree...most of these are kinda obvious, but I thought it'd be fun to pair the states up with their geographical/cultural twin. Yes, maybe too much time on my hands, lol...

California/Arizona
Oregon/Washington
Utah/Colorado
Idaho/Montana
Wyoming/Nebraska
New Mexico/Texas
Oklahoma/Arkansas
Louisiana/Mississippi
Alabana/Georgia
Florida/Puerto Rico (I know the latter is not a state!)
The Carolinas, obviously
The Dakotas
Missouri/Illinois
Iowa/Nebraska
Wisconsin/Minnesota
Michigan/Ohio
Virginia/West Virginia
Tennessee/Kentucky
Pennsylvania/New York
Maryland/District of Columbia
New Jersey/Delaware
Connecticut/Rhode Island
Massachusetts/Rhode Island
New Hampshire/Vermont
Maine/Vermont
Hawaii/Alaska

Yes there are a few double-ups because of the odd numbers, but I think this is more or less accurate.
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Old 11-08-2010, 04:56 AM
 
Location: Hernando County, FL
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I think NY has more in common with PR than Florida does and when I lived in NY I never really thought of PA. CT would be more of a match for NY.
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Old 11-08-2010, 06:47 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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I perceive a lot of differences between AL and GA. I think the average Georgian feels more of an affinity with South Carolina, since they share regional similarities in the Piedmont and Low Country. NC, on the other hand, seems to have a lot in common with VA.
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Old 11-08-2010, 07:17 AM
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Location: Ohio
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New Mexico/Texas?

Of the states surrounding Texas, I would say Oklahoma has the most in common with Texas.

New Mexico may be identical to El Paso, but it could hardly be more different than Houston or other parts of east Texas.
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Old 11-08-2010, 07:21 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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NM more with the 'Wild West' Texas, but I agree there are better pairings. I also forgot Kansas that could go with either Nebraska or Oklahoma.
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Old 11-08-2010, 09:03 AM
 
Location: Silverthorne, Colorado
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Originally Posted by Trimac20 View Post
Feel free to disagree/agree...most of these are kinda obvious, but I thought it'd be fun to pair the states up with their geographical/cultural twin. Yes, maybe too much time on my hands, lol...

California/Arizona
Oregon/Washington
Utah/Colorado
Idaho/Montana
Wyoming/Nebraska
New Mexico/Texas
Oklahoma/Arkansas
Louisiana/Mississippi
Alabana/Georgia
Florida/Puerto Rico (I know the latter is not a state!)
The Carolinas, obviously
The Dakotas
Missouri/Illinois
Iowa/Nebraska
Wisconsin/Minnesota
Michigan/Ohio
Virginia/West Virginia
Tennessee/Kentucky
Pennsylvania/New York
Maryland/District of Columbia
New Jersey/Delaware
Connecticut/Rhode Island
Massachusetts/Rhode Island
New Hampshire/Vermont
Maine/Vermont
Hawaii/Alaska

Yes there are a few double-ups because of the odd numbers, but I think this is more or less accurate.
I wish not to be paired with Arkansas, LOL. I think the only thing Oklahoma works with is Texas on this one.

And being to both Nebraska and Iowa, I'm not so sure about that. Nebraska/Kansas would be better I think.

California/Arizona works, but Nevada could also work. Nevada/Arizona could also be one.

Spot on with Utah/Colorado. The two best states.
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:47 AM
 
Location: a swanky suburb in my fancy pants
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I will say that western Pennsylvania should belong to Ohio and eastern Pennsylvania should belong to New Jersey. They shouldn't be together because they are as different as night and day. NYC and it's suburbs should also belong to New Jersey. Except for the Philly suburbs in north Delaware, the rest of that state can go to Maryland. Western Massachusetts should go to Conneticut or Vermont. Eastern Massachusetts doesn't need it, doesn't care about it, doesn't even know about it. Eastern Massachusetts should pick up Rhode Island instead.

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Old 11-08-2010, 11:39 AM
 
Location: yeah
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Nevada more than Arizona
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Old 11-08-2010, 12:22 PM
 
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Anyone who knows the histories of North Carolina vs South Carolina, knows they are not even related, or at least very distantly so.

As distant as Virginia and South Carolina. Which is distant.
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Old 11-08-2010, 12:28 PM
 
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I think NY has more in common with PR than Florida does and when I lived in NY I never really thought of PA. CT would be more of a match for NY.


What? upstate NY has more in common with PA, not CT.
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