U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Happy Mother`s Day to all Moms!
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Wisconsin
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 06-14-2009, 08:41 PM
 
Location: Middleton, Wisconsin
4,229 posts, read 14,767,690 times
Reputation: 2264

Advertisements

I just thought it would be fun to talk about things related to WI.

Like Pizza Burgers, weren't they created somewhere in WI?
Wasn't the Sundae created in Two Rivers?

What's your favorite Leinie's flavor? I can't spell that to save my life.

Anybody else still a fan of Friday night cod?

Remember the terms davenport and pot luck? Those seem like they're exclusive to Wisconsin.

This is just fun. If anyone can help me figure that Pizza Burger location out I'd appreciate. I believe the box has a guy with a long nose?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 06-14-2009, 09:16 PM
 
1,117 posts, read 1,712,094 times
Reputation: 963
I'm so new to Wisconsin (just two years now), that I'm not totally up on Wisconsin culture.

Are cheese curds unique to Wisconsin? I'd never heard of them before I moved here, and I'm wondering if Wisconsin invented them?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-14-2009, 10:20 PM
 
Location: Wisconsin
2,347 posts, read 2,054,737 times
Reputation: 2041
Didn't the Republican party start in Wisconsin? That's a pretty big deal no matter what side you are on.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-14-2009, 10:27 PM
 
Location: Lower East Side, Milwaukee, WI
2,945 posts, read 3,820,742 times
Reputation: 1113
Cheese curds are definitely unique to Wisconsin and I've never seen pizza burgers anywhere besides here either

Seymour, Wisconsin claims to be the "Home of the Hamburger"

I remember using the phrase "a horse a piece" when I lived out in Colorado and nobody had any idea what the hell I was talking about

Wisconsin pizza is pretty unique, it's thinner than NY style and really crispy almost like a saltine cracker
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-15-2009, 12:30 PM
 
Location: Wisconsin
570 posts, read 1,451,928 times
Reputation: 391
Wisconsin Culture = Simplicity, down to earth, friendly, snob free.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-15-2009, 04:24 PM
 
Location: Middleton, Wisconsin
4,229 posts, read 14,767,690 times
Reputation: 2264
I believe the republican party started in Ripon, WI.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-15-2009, 06:53 PM
 
Location: Wisconsin
746 posts, read 1,865,394 times
Reputation: 431
I love a good Friday night fish fry. Many places have them during lent, but I think only Wisconsin has them year round. Are supper clubs a Wisconsin thing?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-15-2009, 06:53 PM
 
Location: Lower East Side, Milwaukee, WI
2,945 posts, read 3,820,742 times
Reputation: 1113
Quote:
Originally Posted by JoshB View Post
I believe the republican party started in Ripon, WI.
Yep, I believe Abraham Lincoln attended Ripon College as well.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-15-2009, 07:03 PM
 
Location: Mequon, WI
7,513 posts, read 18,359,495 times
Reputation: 3855
Wisconsin: laid back however it seems like each area or city has it's own vibe.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 06-15-2009, 07:18 PM
 
Location: Two Rivers, Wisconsin
11,128 posts, read 10,666,196 times
Reputation: 12077
Lincoln was the first Republican president, actually the history of the party and how it has evolved and changed is very interesting.

Two Rivers battles with Ithica, NY over the sundae business. Evanston, Illinois claims they were first with the spelling "ae" instead of "ay" but don't lay claim to the desert. Washington House Museum has a replica ice cream parlor, serving Cedar Crest, made in Manitowoc on 10th St., big cow outside the factory and across the street from Late's, a great little diner.

Last edited by susancruzs; 06-15-2009 at 07:19 PM.. Reason: spelling
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Wisconsin
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2017, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 - Top