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Old 09-26-2017, 05:33 AM
 
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When visiting Boise we had a waitress with a tattoo on the back of her neck shaped like the state of Idaho.
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Old 09-26-2017, 08:43 AM
 
Location: Clemson, SC by way of Tyler,TX
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You're absolutely right. Terrible choice of word on my part.



Those tourist slogans may be tongue in cheek, but they're all part of the shameless self-promotion that Texas excels at. Hell there are even hotels that serve Texas-shaped waffles for breakfast. Truly, though, it's gotta suck that most waffles are shaped like Colorado (just kidding).

The problem with "high pride" states (and this isn't just Texas) is the penchant that some have for moving to a new state and constantly talking about where they came from. It's like telling your new beau how great your old one was. Eventually your new flame is gonna tell you to **** off.

People with a lot of state pride also tend to take great personal offense to someone saying even the slightest negative thing about the state they hold near and dear to their heart. "Texas/California suck" is essentially on the same level as "your mama's so fat..."
Hell, Texans get mad if you say the cost of living is low and it's hot.
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Old 09-26-2017, 11:22 AM
 
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Hell, Texans get mad if you say the cost of living is low and it's hot.
Most Texans take pride in the low cost of living. If you actually read the forums, you would see that people who say otherwise usually are people from other states and cities, most notable Chicago and the Northeast, who try to argue that their localities aren't too expensive, or natives who are tired of Texas and want to leave.
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