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Old 06-03-2015, 12:31 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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^ using that map, I'm not sure how anything can be close to the embodyment of anything, especially Atlantic and North Central.

I mean, Maine or West Virginia or Florida? Ohio, Minnesota, or Nebraska? All very different.

Or California vs Alaska, I guess. Though KY and TX are pretty different (the TX problem, wherever you place it).
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Old 06-03-2015, 12:56 PM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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regarding the Minnesota-Iowa Region, Minnesota is one of the major embodiments of this region
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Old 06-03-2015, 01:00 PM
 
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I'll give it a shot.

Northeast: Connecticut
Mid-Atlantic: Maryland
South: Alabama
Texas: Texas
Southwest: New Mexico
Mountain West: Wyoming
West Coat: California
Pacific Northwest: Oregon
Midwest: Iowa
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Old 06-03-2015, 01:04 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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What made you say Indiana?

My choice to choose Illinois was based off of my thoughts that when people hear the term "Midwest" they likely think of two things:

-Cornfields, which Illinois has a LOT of
-The major city in the Midwest, Chicago

Of course this is just my opinion.
To be honest it was a somewhat random choice, since I am not super familiar with the midwest. I felt that Chicago, while being the premier city of the Midwest, might because of that also be atypical of the Midwest. I also kind of feel that way about NYC and the Northeast.

I picked Indiana since it didn't seem to rural, like Iowa or Kansas, or to rust belty, like how I picture Michigan, but has some of both. I also considered putting Ohio or Wisconsin.
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Old 06-03-2015, 06:45 PM
 
Location: On the Great South Bay
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When I think of (insert region name), I think of (insert state name) first.

New England - Massachusetts
Northeast - New York
Mid-Atlantic - Maryland

Appalachia - West Virginia
Southeast - Georgia
The South - Mississippi or Alabama
The "Old South" - Virginia
Gulf Coast - Louisiana
South Central - Texas
Sunbelt - Florida

Great Lakes - Michigan
Great Plains - Kansas
North Central - Minnesota
Midwest - Illinois

Northwest - Not sure
Southwest - Arizona
Rocky Mountain - Colorado
The West - Not sure
Pacific Coast - California
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