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Old 11-10-2012, 09:06 AM
 
Location: Keizer, OR
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Alabama-Pine forests
Arizona-Beautiful desert scenery
Arkansas-Hot Springs
Florida-Tropical
Indiana-Fields
Kentucky-Horses
Minnesota-Lakes
Mississippi-Poverty
Nebraska-Flat
New Mexico-Green chiles
Ohio-Fields
Oklahoma-Texan Canada
Tennessee-Forests and Hills
Washington-Rain and green
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Old 11-10-2012, 09:16 AM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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Makes me chuckle when people associate Washington with rain and green. Only half of the state is like that. The other half is so dry that it is mostly classified as semi-arid or steppe with sections of true desert by definition (less than 10 inches of rainfall annually). Currently, the fasted growing region of Washington State, the Tri-Cities (Pasco, Richland, and Kennewick), are located in a desert.

(Edit to add: it also makes me chuckle when people associate Washington with mildness. Again only half of the state is that way. The other half regularly sees temperatures in the 90s and some places even low 100s during the summer, while regularly getting sub freezing temperatures and snow in the winter. Also a LOT more sun year round on that side!).

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Old 11-10-2012, 09:58 AM
 
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Alabama Golf Courses
Arizona Hot, Dry
Arkansas Razorbacks
Florida Flat, Beaches
Indiana Furniture Plants
Kentucky Horses, White Fences
Minnesota Mall, Cabin Fever
Mississippi Delta, Soul Food
Nebraska Corn, Football
New Mexico Sunsets, Mountain Landscapes
Ohio Politically Split
Oklahoma Cowboys
Tennessee American Music / Rock n Roll
Washington Green, Moist
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Old 11-10-2012, 12:15 PM
 
Location: Keizer, OR
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Makes me chuckle when people associate Washington with rain and green. Only half of the state is like that. The other half is so dry that it is mostly classified as semi-arid or steppe with sections of true desert by definition (less than 10 inches of rainfall annually). Currently, the fasted growing region of Washington State, the Tri-Cities (Pasco, Richland, and Kennewick), are located in a desert.

(Edit to add: it also makes me chuckle when people associate Washington with mildness. Again only half of the state is that way. The other half regularly sees temperatures in the 90s and some places even low 100s during the summer, while regularly getting sub freezing temperatures and snow in the winter. Also a LOT more sun year round on that side!).
Being from Oregon I understand this, as the eastern half of Oregon is on the same plateau as Eastern Washington. Doesn't change the fact that the first thing that comes to mind is wet, especially with being from Western Oregon.
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Old 11-10-2012, 12:37 PM
 
Location: Orlandooooooo
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Alabama- Nothing
Arizona- Cactus
Arkansas - A Cousin of Kansas
Florida- Hot, Thunderstorms
Indiana- Cold
Kentucky- Well Fed Country People
Minnesota- A Soda
Mississippi- Black People
Nebraska- Corn and Scarecrows
New Mexico- Sombrero
Ohio- Mean People and Black Eyed Peas (The Food)
Oklahoma- OKC Thunder
Tennessee- Redneck
Washington- Mountains
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Old 11-10-2012, 03:10 PM
 
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Alabama- Forrest Gump
Arizona- Show me your papers
Arkansas- Bill Clinton
Florida- Disneyworld
Indiana- Indy500
Kentucky- Bluegrass
Minnesota- Donchaknow?
Mississippi- Obesity
Nebraska- Corn
New Mexico- Adobe
Ohio- Lebron going to Miami
Oklahoma- The musical
Tennessee- Country music
Washington- Hippies
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Old 11-10-2012, 03:24 PM
 
Location: Atlanta & NYC
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:43 PM
 
Location: Suburbs of Cleveland
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Alabama- Rednecks (first thing that came to mind)
Arizona- Cactus
Arkansas- More rednecks
Florida- Vacation
Indiana- Corn
Kentucky- Chicken
Minnesota- Pine trees
Mississippi- Decay
Nebraska- Wheat
New Mexico- Desert
Ohio- Cities
Oklahoma- Cowboy
Tennessee- Country music
Washington- Snow-capped peaks
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Old 11-10-2012, 07:00 PM
 
Location: Boise
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Alabama- The last time I went there, a couple years ago.
Arizona- Relatives and desert.
Arkansas- Haven't been there, regular "eh" southern state.
Florida- Food in Boca Grande.
Indiana- A friend that lives there.
Kentucky- The drive on 75.
Minnesota- Cold weather and downtown Minneapolis.
Mississippi- The worst of the 50.
Nebraska- Wide open fields.
New Mexico- Wide open fields... of dirt and sand.
Ohio- Relatives.
Oklahoma- Not sure.
Tennessee- Summer white water rafting.
Washington- Seattle with mountains in the background.
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Old 11-10-2012, 08:07 PM
 
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