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Old 02-17-2009, 07:12 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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For a "proper" fish boil or fish fry in Wisconsin, walleye is preferred.
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Old 02-17-2009, 07:21 PM
 
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Walleye will be hard to find in Georgia is not impossible.
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Old 02-17-2009, 08:52 PM
 
Location: Middleton, Wisconsin
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Yummmmm, Walleye.


Pirate, I thought you lived in Florida?
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Old 02-18-2009, 08:54 AM
 
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Yummmmm, Walleye.


Pirate, I thought you lived in Florida?
I never have lived in Florida. I have never even been to FL
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Old 02-18-2009, 09:30 PM
 
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Sheepshead!
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Old 02-24-2009, 10:52 AM
 
Location: Whiteville Tennessee
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Leinies!!!!!!!!Hell yea!!!!!!!!REAL bratwurst. REAL Colby cheese! Northern Wisconsin wild blueberries!!!And women who know how to keep thier men warm on a cold winter night!Know what i mean HEY?
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Old 02-24-2009, 11:15 AM
 
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
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Leinies!!!!!!!!Hell yea!!!!!!!!REAL bratwurst. REAL Colby cheese! Northern Wisconsin wild blueberries!!!And women who know how to keep thier men warm on a cold winter night!Know what i mean HEY?

AMEN! Love the Leinie's. Heck, I purchase it out here in Colorado Springs.

How 'bout so many of those Wisconsin women who love BEER! Woohoo! Most places it's wine, liquor, etc. Met many a Wisconsin babe who loved a cold BEER! Cheers...clink!
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Old 07-18-2009, 07:54 AM
 
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I just had to reply to this, because when I first saw the post I imagined a list of things truly only found in WI. What I found were some things that are only found in WI and some that WI love, but can be found other places as well. I grew up in WI and as an adult moved to MN. There are definitely some things I miss, but first let me clear up some other things people have posted....

1. Culvers - it's a chain. We have them in MN. they can be found all over the midwest.
2. Leinies - the distribute nationally. You can find them in any liquor store around the country.
3. Sprecher Beer and Rootbeer - also distributes outside of WI
4. Danish Kringle also makes it outside the state lines.
5. Real chili - really? it's here in MN too.
6. Cranberry cheddar cheese makes it outside the state too.
7. I would venture to say the cream puffs at the MN state fair are better than WI
8. Miller beer - why even put this on the list?
9. People deer hunt in MN too
10. There are tons of ethnic and church festivals in MN too.
11. Supper Clubs - yup they are in MN too
12. Rocky Rococos - also in MN
13. People also "go up north" for their vacations in MN

Ahh..I could go on and on but now on to what I thought this list was truly about, things you can only find or hear in WI

1. Bubbler - thank god someone knew what I was talking about the first time I asked. I have now been converted to water fountain, sort of
2. Tyme machine - I got rid of that one quick!
3. Brats - they have them here but they are not as good! And no one knows how to cook them properly here in MN
4. Cheese curds - both fried and not only taste good in WI
5. Lakefront and New Glarus beer. I stock up on New Glarus whenever I visit my parents. Only in WI can you do a 10 day beer tour and not even come close to hitting every brewery.
6. Being able to buy beer in a grocery store or gas station. Oh you can do it in MN too, but it is 3:2 beer. Also, being able to buy beer on Sundays. No liquor sold on Sunday in MN
7. Fish Frys - mmmmmm
8. All the Adult Superstores (why are there so many in WI?)
9. Fireworks stores

I'm sure I could list more....But my overall point is WI and MN are m ore similar than people think, bt this WI still loves going home!
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Old 07-18-2009, 11:40 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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I just had to reply to this, because when I first saw the post I imagined a list of things truly only found in WI. What I found were some things that are only found in WI and some that WI love, but can be found other places as well. I grew up in WI and as an adult moved to MN. There are definitely some things I miss, but first let me clear up some other things people have posted....
Allow me to clear up something as well: the title of the thread is "Things truly Wisconsin or originally Wisconsin" as in, things that are either a part of Wisconsin culture or originated in Wisconsin, such as:

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1. Culvers - it's a chain. We have them in MN. they can be found all over the midwest.
And it originated in Wisconsin.

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2. Leinies - the distribute nationally. You can find them in any liquor store around the country.
And it originates in Wisconsin.

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3. Sprecher Beer and Rootbeer - also distributes outside of WI
Also originally from Wisconsin.

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4. Danish Kringle also makes it outside the state lines.
That said, Racine is probably the best known place to get them.

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5. Real chili - really? it's here in MN too.
Name one Real Chili outlet in Minnesota. Even if you can, I bet you can guess where Real Chili originated. (I'll give you a hint: it rhymes with "Big Johnson")


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6. Cranberry cheddar cheese makes it outside the state too.
True, but you're more likely to find it in Wisconsin than anywhere else. And chances are any you find outside of Wisconsin originated in Wisconsin.

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7. I would venture to say the cream puffs at the MN state fair are better than WI
They should make that the state motto: "MINNESOTA: We have better cream puffs than Wisconsin!"

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8. Miller beer - why even put this on the list?
Because it's a Wisconsin original.

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9. People deer hunt in MN too
Good for them, but nobody said "ONLY in Wisconsin" is a criteria.

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10. There are tons of ethnic and church festivals in MN too.
See above.

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11. Supper Clubs - yup they are in MN too
See above.

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12. Rocky Rococos - also in MN
There's ONE in Minnesota, and one in Kentucky. All the rest are in Wisconsin -- where it originated.

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13. People also "go up north" for their vacations in MN
See #9.

By the way, since you seem to be hung up on the "only in Wisconsin" concept even though that wasn't part of the stated criteria, adult stores, fish frys, brats and cheese curds are not found outside Wisconsin (such as at all the Culver's outside Wisconsin you're hung up about). There are also Tyme machines in Michigan. Oh, and Lakefront beer is distributed from Nevada to Virginia.

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Old 07-21-2009, 11:27 AM
 
Location: Vermont
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Ernie Von Schledorn "Who'd ya know wants ta buy a car?"

Only in Wisconsin.
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