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Old 01-07-2016, 11:55 AM
Location: Bel Air, California
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Originally Posted by knke0204 View Post
I love how Minnesota is commonly described as COLD. I'm proud being from the Deep North and our ability to handle and embrace the cold.

it's not that cold
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Old 01-07-2016, 12:05 PM
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Alabama - Rednecks
Alaska - Remote and cold
Arizona - Desert, beautiful, previous home
Arkansas - Rednecks
California - Huge, Beautiful, Big cities
Colorado - Rocky Mountains
Connecticut - Rich people
Delaware - Small
Florida - Tropical, Beautiful, Miami, home
Georgia - Rednecks, plantations
Hawaii - Tropical, remote
Idaho - Potato's
Illinois - Industry, Chicago
Indiana - Midwest rednecks
Iowa - Corn
Kansas - Corn
Kentucky - Rednecks
Louisiana - New Orleans, swamps
Maine - Forests
Maryland - Baltimore
Massachusetts - History, New England
Michigan - Detroit, Industry, glove
Minnesota - Cold
Mississippi - Mississippi river
Missouri - Two large cities on east and west side, but bleak in the middle
Montana - Ranches
Nebraska - Boring
Nevada - Desolate
New Hampshire - Green
New Jersey - Obnoxious guidos
New Mexico - Desert, Breaking Bad
New York - NYC
North Carolina - Dont know. . .maybe rednecks
North Dakota - Snow
Ohio - Industry
Oklahoma - Native Americans
Oregon - Weed, Goonies, Pretty
Pennsylvania - Amish or is it Quakers? Philly, History
Rhode Island - Dumb and Dumber (Movie)
South Carolina - Rednecks
South Dakota - Native Americans
Tennessee - Rednecks
Texas - Huge, Rednecks, guns
Utah - Salt Lake City, Mormons
Vermont - Green, Forests
Virginia - Dont know
Washington - Seattle, Rain, Pretty
West Virginia - Coal, Rednecks
Wisconsin - Dairy, Steven Avery
Wyoming - Yellowstone, barren
District of Columbia - Disgust
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Old 01-08-2016, 12:32 AM
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I apologize in advance for this train wreck.

Alabama - country, poor, conservative
Alaska - mountains, northern lights
Arizona - cactus
Arkansas - sadly not pronounced "arc Kansas"
California - liberal, nice weather, Hollywood
Colorado - mountains
Connecticut - connect, liberal
Delaware - 1st state
Florida - strange, Disney World
Georgia - key lime pie (I have no idea why)
Hawaii - relaxing, expensive, wonderful weather, absolutely gorgeous
Idaho - potato
Illinois - Chicago, annoyed
Indiana - Indiana Jones
Iowa - farms
Kansas - also farms
Kentucky - fried chicken
Louisiana - The Princess and the Frog, Mardi Gras
Maine - lobsters
Maryland - aquarium (that's the only thing I could remember from my family vacation there, LOL)
Massachusetts - Harvard, MIT, liberal
Michigan - urban, great lakes, looks like a mitten
Minnesota - strange yet oddly attractive and endearing accent
Mississippi - confederate flag
Missouri - conservative
Montana - Hannah (I am SO sorry), open
Nebraska - plains, farming, tornados
Nevada - gambling, las Vegas
New Hampshire - moderate
New Jersey - people hate on it for some reason
New Mexico - hot, Mexico
New York - NYC, Upstate, liberal, Buffalo, gateway to Canada
North Carolina - North of South Carolina
North Dakota - North of South Dakota
Ohio - Buckeye
Oklahoma - okay
Oregon - chill, fishing, lakes
Pennsylvania - nice, plain but pretty, childhood, quaint, peaceful
Rhode Island - tiny
South Carolina - South of North Carolina
South Dakota - South of North Dakota
Tennessee - country, rural, Nashville
Texas - cowboys, hot, conservative
Utah - Salt Lake City
Vermont - liberal, Bernie Sanders
Virginia - East of West Virginia
Washington - the state, NOT the city
West Virginia - West of Virginia
Wisconsin - cheese
Wyoming - open space, ranches
District of Columbia - federal government, the Capitol from the Hunger Games
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Old 01-09-2016, 10:14 AM
Location: Tennessee
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Alabama - The movie Sweet Home Alabama that I love
Alaska - Cold weather, dog sleds, Sarah Palin, salmon fishing, bears, natural beauty
Arizona - Way too hot, illegal immigration, Joe Arpaio, dirt, no lawn, John McCain
Arkansas - Mike Huckabee, Bill Clinton
California - high taxes, illegal immigration, too many laws and regulations, nightmare traffic in Los Angeles, Dirty Harry movies, wildfires, mudslides, Hollywood, Nancy Pelosi
Colorado - mountains, Red Rocks, Denver Broncos, South Park
Connecticut - high taxes, boring, Long Island Sound
Delaware - Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Cape Henlopen State Park, Rehobeth Beach, Joe Biden, really flat, Dover Downs, Harrington casino, no sales tax
Florida - too hot, hurricanes, no 4 seasons, lots of NY retirees, Miami Vice, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Disneyworld, Cape Canaveral, humungous bugs, alligators
Georgia - The Center for Disease Control, CNN, Midnight Train To Georgia, Billy Currington, Deliverance
Hawaii - Surfing, pineapples, roasted pigs, hula, Diamond Head, expensive, Pearl Harbor
Idaho - potatoes, supremacists
Illinois - Political corruption in Chicago, Obama, The Blues Brothers
Indiana - Indiana Wants Me song, farming, pretty
Iowa - State Fair, caucuses, corn, ethanol, farms
Kansas - allergic to air there, tornados, pie, flat, wheat, Wizard of Oz
Kentucky - Justified, bourbon, bluegrass, Kentucky Derby, coal mining, Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell
Louisiana - VooDoo, bayous, jazz, crawfish, Hurricane Katrina, True Blood, mardi gras, above ground burial, Midnight In The Garden of Good and Evil, too hot and humid, Bobby Jindal, Johnny Rivers
Maine - pretty, lobster, fresh air, Stephen King
Maryland - former home, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Ocean City, Ladder 49, NSA, Naval Academy, Baltimore potholes and crime, high taxes, crab cakes, Jim Palmer, Homicide Life On The Street
Massachusetts - the Kennedys, Red Sox, Boston marathon, Boston Tea Party, lobsters
Michigan - cars, Lake Superior, Salt Ste Marie, Muslims, Denny McLain and 5 Days Rain
Minnesota - Mall of America, Jesse Ventura, snow, Somalians, Twin Cities, Harmon Killebrew
Mississippi - River, poor, Tunica, Mississippi Queen song
Missouri - tornados, Branson, rioting
Montana - cowboys, cattle, pretty, the Unibomber, Battle of Little Bighorn
Nebraska - wheat, Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska album, Mutual of Omaha
Nevada - Vegas, whorehouses, Harry Reid
New Hampshire - Lake Winnepausaukee smallmouth bass fishing, early primary state, pine trees, mountains
New Jersey - high taxes, The Sopranos, Frank Sinatra, John Travolta, Chris Christie, the NJ Turnpike, Toll on the George Washington Bridge, Atlantic City
New Mexico - hot, pottery, poorly run, crime, otherwise I got nothing
New York - birthplace, the stinking lying news media, best food, smelly, Sept 11, friends and sister, homeless, Rudy Giuliani, Boss Tweed, expensive, ridiculous property taxes, Long Island, Son of Sam
North Carolina - Smoky Mountains, barbecue, Florida halfbacks, NY transplants, Wright Brothers, Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, Pungo Unit, Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge, hurricanes
North Dakota - best for jobs through US recession, oil,
Ohio - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Reds, Ohio River, friend, John Kasich, Crosby Stills and Nash song
Oklahoma Timothy McVeigh, tornados, Native Americans, the play Oklahoma
Oregon - homeless, drugs, pretty coastline, suicide
Pennsylvania - chocolate, Gettysburg, American Bandstand, Steelers, BoyzIIMen
Rhode Island - rich, tiny, Rhode Island Red chickens
South Carolina - Myrtle Beach, Santee National Wildlife Refuge, Francis Marion National Forest, Shem Creek, Ft Sumpter, Lindsey Graham
South Dakota - The Badlands, Mt Rushmore
Tennessee - my home, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, country music, bluegrass music, Beale Street blues, Elvis, Rock and Roll's Sun Records, Nashville, Martin Luther King's death, The Firm movie, Dolly Parton, Memphis barbecue, Grand Ole Opry
Texas - illegal immigration, Rick Perry, no income tax, the Alamo, Kennedy shot in Dallas, LBJ, hot, nice people, good food
Utah - salt flats, Mormons, desert, mountains, Zion National Park, pretty state
Vermont - maple syrup, corn, fertilizer, cows, pretty Fall foliage, Bernie Sanders
Virginia - Robert E Lee, Shenandoah (the song), Shenandoah Valley, The Monkey House (Reston), The CIA (Langley), the Pentagon, Arlington National Cemetery, George Washington, Stonewall Jackson
Washington - Twilight (the movie), rain, Space Needle, beautiful trees
West Virginia - John Denver/Brad Paisley born here, Harper's Ferry, Robert Byrd, coal mining, my next road trip
Wisconsin - cheese, Packers, beer
Wyoming - ranches, Dick Cheney
District of Columbia - federal government, lying politicians, homeless, smelly, lying national news media, tourists, cherry blossoms, traffic.
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Old 01-09-2016, 10:50 AM
Location: Tennessee
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Originally Posted by Scotty011 View Post
I continue to see posts like this that give the ignorant a chance to bash places that they know nothing about. People need to get an education before they speak.
The OP didn't ask what you know, they asked what you think of when you hear the name.
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Old 01-09-2016, 11:02 AM
Location: Anaheim
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Alabama -- country music
Alaska--something kicking at Siberia
Arkansas--Hatfields' and McCoys'
Colorado--sunshine and mountains
Delaware--black people
District of Columbia--taxation without representation
Florida--eggs (sorry, moons over My-hamy (Miami))
Georgia--old white guys with little to no hair
Hawaii--Asian people
Idaho--potatoes, feet
Indiana--racing and making stuff (especially musical instruments)
Iowa--hogs (come on, you can't tell me the shape of the state DOESN'T look like a pig without legs) and old California women
Kansas--Gunsmoke, the Old Wild West
Kentucky--biscuits and pistols, along with a wide brimmed hat and boots
Louisiana--bayous and banjos
Maine--way out there
Massachusetts--John Adams and everybody else wearing perfumed wigs
Michigan--peninsula country
Minnesota--lakes and Indians (thinking of the butter brand)
Missouri--white trash wanna-bees
Montana--bison (yes, the shape of the state looks like a bison without legs and horns)
Nevada--Las Vegas and lost wages
New Hampshire--nice people that "talk funny"--sour cream for some weird reason
New Jersey--dairy products and a tough reputation
New Mexico--my short Hispanic cousin who lives there and all that entails (for good)
New York--lots of different kinds of stuff and people
North Carolina--redneck and growing
North Dakota--cold, ice and snow
Ohio--round on the sides and high in the middle (and people that make stuff)
Oklahoma--Texas's braggart little cousin
Pennsylvania--oatmeal (most well-known selling brand, anyone?)
Rhode Island--small and has people that "talk funny"
South Carolina--historic but stuck in the past; seem to be homebodies
South Dakota--farms and the Missouri river
Tennessee--overdosing on "Western Wear"
Texas--big and cheap, to hear them tell it
Vermont--people that don't shave and wear flannel
Washington--George Washington and trees
West Virginia--John Denver and Country Roads
Wisconsin--Potsy (Anson Williams) "from Happy Days"
Wyoming--space, women
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Old 01-09-2016, 11:10 AM
Location: The City
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On the oatmeal comment it made me think

there are a few foods with a PA attachment

Heinz Ketchup
Cream Cheese - Philadelphia
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Old 01-10-2016, 02:57 PM
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Originally Posted by LauraC View Post
The OP didn't ask what you know, they asked what you think of when you hear the name.
Let's be honest - many people really don't know any better. Especially if they've never been to the states they're commenting on.
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