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Old 03-28-2007, 09:56 PM   #1
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the Florida one inspired me to post this... i know its most likely a repost, but it'* still fun to read them...

You know you're a true MICHIGANDER when...

1. "Vacation" means going up north on I-75.

2. You measure distance in hours.

3. You know several people who have hit a deer more than once.

4. You often switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day.

5. You can drive 65 mph through 2 feet of snow during a raging blizzard, without flinching.

6. You see people wearing fall formal wear = camouflage at social events (including weddings).

7. You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both unlocked.

8. You carry jumper cables in your car and your girlfriend knows how to use them.

9. You design your kid'* Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.

10. Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow.

11. You know all 4 seasons: almost winter, winter, still winter and road construction.

12. You can identify a southern or eastern accent.

13. Your idea of creative landscaping is a deer 'bow target' next to your blue spruce.

14. You were unaware that there is a legal drinking age.

15. Down South to you means Ohio

16. A Muskrat is something you can eat.

17. Your neighbor throws a party to celebrate his new pole barn,

18. You go out to fishfry every Friday.

19. Your 4th of July picnic was moved indoors due to frost.

20. You have more miles on your snow blower than your car.

21. You find 0 degrees "a little chilly."

22. You drink pop and bake with soda.

23. Your doctor tells you to drink Vernors and you know it'* not medicine.

24. You know what a Yooper is.

25. You think owning a Honda is UnAmerican.

26. You know that UP is a place not a direction

27. You know it'* possible to live in a thumb.

28. You understand that when visiting Detroit, the best thing to wear is a Kevlar vest.

29. You consider it a sport to gather your food by drilling through18 inches of ice and sitting there all day hoping that the food will swim by.

30. You're proud that your region makes the national news 96 nights each year because Pelston is the coldest spot in the nation.

31. Your local Dairy Queen is closed from November through March.

32. You instinctively walk like a penguin for five months out of the year.

33. You have worn shorts and a coat at the same time.

34. Your town has an equal number of bars and churches.

35. You actually understand these jokes, and you forward them to all your Michigan friends.
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haha 3/4 of those apply to here (wv) too
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25. You think owning a Honda is UnAmerican.
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Most places can say a lot of those but here in Winnipeg, Slurpee Capital of the World,

You know someone is from Winnipeg when it'* -45*C with a -50+ wind chill and they are drinking a large slurpee while walking down the street
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4. You often switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day.
Yeah, like Tuesday? Seriously!
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4. You often switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day.
Yeah, like Tuesday? Seriously!

lol i was going to say the same thing, I'm glad I recharged the ac in the bonnie. Yeah many of those are true

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31. Your local Dairy Queen is closed from November through March.
So true, the Dairy Queen up the street from me opened this month. Can't wait to get a blizzard...yum
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1. "Vacation" means going up north on I-75.
Haha, Oh so true, I just went on "vacation" last week.
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how about these?
27. Rust is the natural color of your car.
28. Road salt is used year round
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36. You hit a pot hole and your enitre car turns into a cloud of red dust.
37. "Down below" is anywhere south of you.
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23. Your doctor tells you to drink Vernors and you know it'* not medicine.

It'* true. It actually helps ease the pain from my surgeries. When I was little I would drink this instead of taking cold or flu remedies.

But I find it'* more of a Detroit (eastside) thing rather than a West MI thing...
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