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Re: ATTN: Name Change
« Reply #830 on: Dec 28th, 2006, 3:32pm »
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You Know You're From Maine When
« Reply #831 on: Dec 28th, 2006, 4:02pm »
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I found this really funny. Most people won't get it.  Wink
 
You Know You're From Maine When...
You've had arguments over the comparative quality of Fried Dough.
 
You call four inches of snow "a dusting."
 
You don't understand why there aren't fried clam shacks elsewhere in the county.
 
You know what an Irving is and the location of 15 of them.
 
You knew all the flavors at Perry's Nut House.
 
Your car is covered in yellow-green dust in May.
 
You can drive the Augusta traffic circle without slowing down.
 
Soda is not called Pop
 
You've hung out at a gravel pit.
 
You think a mosquito could be a species of bird.
 
You once skipped school and went to Bar Harbor, Old Orchard Beach or Reid State Park.
 
Even your school cafeteria made good chowder.
 
You've almost fallen asleep driving between Houlton and Presque Isle.
 
You know how to pronounce Calais.
 
You've made a meal out of a Jordan's red dye hot-dog, a bag of Humpty Dumpty potato chips and a can of soda.
 
You've gone to a Grange bean supper.
 
In high school, you (or a friend) packed Deering Ice Cream cones.
 
At least once in your life, a seagull pooped on your head.
 
At least once in your life you've said, "It smells like the mill in here."
 
There's a fruit and vegetable stand within 10 minutes of your house.
 
You crave Italian sandwiches at least weekly.
 
Your house converts to a B&B every July and August for people from away that you happen to know.
 
All year long you're tracking sand in the house-from the beach in the summer and the roads and sidewalks in the winter.
 
You have to have the sand cleaned out of your brake system every spring.
 
You do the majority of your shopping out of Uncle Henry's.
 
You've ditched the car on the side of the road somewhere because you thought you saw some good fiddleheads!
 
You know a lobster pot is a trap, not a kettle.
 
You know not to plant tender crops until the last full moon in May.
 
You go to the dump and bring back more than you brought.
 
You've watched "Murder she Wrote" and snickered at the stupid fake accents.
 
You know how to find the rope swing at the quarry.
 
You take the New Hampshire toll personally.
 
You always wave when you see a Maine license plate in another state.
 
When you're supposed to dress up, you wear flannel with a tie.
 
There's too much "stuff" in your 2 "cah" garage to get either of your cars into it.
 
You know what a frappe is.
 
L.L. Bean's not just a store, it's a way of life.
 
"The City" means exclusively Portland.
 
"Salt damage" is a viable insurance claim.
 
All of the traffic lights blink yellow at 10 o'clock at night.
 
It's not a storm - it's a Nor'eastah.
 
"Open 24/7" might as well be Greek.
 
More stores have "Bienvenue" flags than "Welcome" flags.
 
You eat ice cream with flavors like 'Moose Tracks" and "Maine Black Bear".
 
You know that a chocolate doughnut is not a white doughnut with chocolate frosting.
 
You wouldn't eat beans in tomato sauce or Manhattan clam chowder if you were starving!
 
As a child, you played outside in a snow storm without hat, mittens, scarf and with your jacket open because it was just a little cool.
 
The area around your back door is referred to as "the dooryard".
 
You eat potato chips with flavors such as "clam dip", "ketchup" and "dill pickle".
 
You call the basement "downcellah."
 
There is only one shopping plaza in town. .
 
You use "wicked" as a multipurpose part of speech
 
Your pickup has more mud on it then the ground around it for a 15 foot radius.
 
More than 1/2 the meat in your freezer is moose.
 
You enjoy a hot chocolate more than a margarita.
 
If your "luxury vehicle" is a twelve-year-old rustbucket on wheels.
 
If your dog eats better than you do, and more often too.
 
If you never say what you paid for an item but how much you "give" for it.
 
You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Maine.
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« Reply #832 on: Dec 28th, 2006, 4:30pm »
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You know you are from Lancaster County PA if.....
 
1. Your idea of Chicken Pot Pie has nothing to do with a pie and you can't figure out why people might think it would.
2. Your driving lessons involved learning to avoid horse droppings.
3. You know at least 5 euphemisms for animal manure and at least 4 of them involve food.
4. You know how to cook, but not without butter.
5. You've ever missed school for the first day of deer season... but didn't get in trouble.
6. The following words mean something to you: Fire Hall Wedding, Chicken and Waffle Dinner, Fire-police, Wooly Bear Whoopie Pie
7. You spend at least 30 minutes every summer day complaining about New Jersey drivers.
8. You don't understand why people would ever want to see the Amish.
9. The local Post Office used to be a single-family home and they close between noon and 1 for lunch.
10. You have ever ended a sentence with "a while".
11. You do not giggle when you see the following signs: Lititz, Intercourse, Blue Ball, Bird-in-Hand
12. You've heard of 7-11 but you've never seen one.
13. You cannot buy beer and wine from the same store.
14. Park City has nothing to do with skiing for you.
15. Agnes 1972 means something to you and you can tell stories about it.
16. You pronounce Lancaster in "Burt Lancaster" differently from Lancaster in "Lancaster, PA".
17. You personally know many people with the name: Lapp Lantz Stoltzfus (or Stoltzfoos) Zimmerman Zook
18. Iced Tea for you is sweeter than Pepsi.
19. You know someone who repairs gasoline-powered lawn mowers, but is forbidden to own one.
20. You think Fasnacht Day and Groundhog day are national holidays.
21. You know that eggs are either white or brown... and you have a preference.
22. You think the Mississippi is just a tad wider than the Susquehanna.
23. You know who James Buchanan was.
24. You can pronounce "Ephrata."
25. You don't have to be told what Shoo Fly Pie is.
26. You go to the store when the milk is "all".
27. You think orange traffic cones are the natural foliage surrounding Route 30.
28. You have an uncontrollable urge to buy bread and milk when you hear the word, "snow."
29. You know the only way to make good fastnachts is to cook them in LARD.
30. You live within two miles of a plant that makes potato chips, corn chips, pretzels, candy or ice cream or that packages turkeys, beans or bologna.
31. You do things "once," as in, "I'll go check in the back room once."
32.You can stop along the road to buy fruit, vegetables or crafts on the "honor system."
33. YOUR turkey has "filling," not "stuffing" and most certainly NOT "dressing."
34. You know that chicken corn soup from a firehouse is the most perfect food on earth.
35. You say things like, "Outen the lights," "I'm calling off today" and "They're calling for snow."
36. You've heard of distelfinks and hex signs.
37. Red Beet Eggs makes your list of top ten favorite foods.
38. You pronounce "Suite" as SUIT, not SWEET.
39. You say you're going out to the shed "AWHILE," instead of "FOR AWHILE."
40. You only buy your beer and soda by the case.
41. You think the roads in any other state are smooth.
42. You know the Penn State cheer. (WE ARE...PENN STATE!)
43. Hearing horses clopping down a paved street doesn't bring you to the window to see what's going on outside.
44. You never see any Confederate flags except on the Gettysburg battlefield.
45. You prefer Hershey's chocolate to Godiva.
46. You consider Pittsburgh to be "out west," and you know the fastest way to Philly is the Turnpike.
47. School closings due to snow take the radio stations half an hour to finish because just about every town has its own school district.
48. When someone says 1972, you think, "Agnes," and when someone says 1979, you think, "TMI."
49. You call sloppy joes "barbecue."
50. You think Medium Rare equals Well Done.
51. When it snows, they put cinders on the roads instead of sand.
52. You only own three spices: salt, pepper and ketchup.
53. You have ten favorite recipes for venison.
54. Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow.
55. The local paper covers National and International headlines on one page, but requires six pages for local sports.
56. You think the start of deer hunting is a national holiday.
57. You remember fondly days of youth known as, "Snow Days."
58. Words like: gumband, buggie, hoagie, chipped beef, scrapple, actually mean something to you.
59. You think Fasnacht Day and Groundhog Day are national holidays.  
60. The verb "to be" is useless: "Does Fido need out?"
61. You know what a Turkey Hill is . . .
. . . and you've ditched school to hang out there.
. . . and they're the only place that sells your favorite beverage.
62. You've corrected all the errors while watching Witness.
63. "Dinner" and "supper" are different concepts entirely.
64. You reocognize "Twin Kiss" and "Freez and Frizz," knowing that Dairy Queen is a pale imitation.
65. Dutch Wonderland is neither Dutch nor much of a Wonderland.
66. WGAL is the source of all local celebrities and they create quite a stir when they shop in the supermarket.
67. The Green Dragon ain't no Chinese restaurant.
68. Three words: Red Beet Eggs.
69. You actually get these jokes and forward them to all your Lancaster County friends.
 
There are multiple mentions of some of the same things in there, but THAT!!
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Re: ATTN: Name Change
« Reply #833 on: Dec 28th, 2006, 4:34pm »
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My personal favorites are 11, 20, 24, 30(OMG, I DO! There's one, like, not even a full block down from my house.), 58, 61, and 65.
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Re: ATTN: I put the weasel in her wall...Sabotage!
« Reply #834 on: Dec 28th, 2006, 4:45pm »
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on Dec 28th, 2006, 4:33pm, the bleu o wrote:
Did you at least name the weasel?

 
I was wondering that too....
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Re: ATTN: Name Change
« Reply #835 on: Dec 28th, 2006, 4:45pm »
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Even though I still consider myself a New Yorker, since I live in NJ now, here goes...
 
You know you're from New Jersey when...
 
    * You don't think of fruit when people mention "The Oranges".
    * You know that it's called Great Adventure, not Six Flags.
    * A good, quick breakfast is a hard roll with butter.
    * You've known the way to Seaside Heights since you were seven.
    * You've eaten at a Diner, when you were stoned or drunk, at 3a.m.
    * You know that the state isn't one big oil refinery.
    * At least three people in your family still love Bruce Springsteen and you know the town Jon Bon Jovi is from.
    * You know what a "jug handle" is.
    * You know that WaWa is a convenience store.
    * You know that the state isn't all farmland.
    * You know that there are no "beaches" in New Jersey -there's the shore and you don't go to the shore, you go "down the Shore". And when you are there, you're not "at the shore", you are "down the Shore".
    * You know how to properly negotiate a Circle.
    * You knew that the last sentence had to do with driving.
    * You know that this is the only "New __" state that doesn't require "New" to identify it (like, try...Mexico,...York, .Hampshire - doesn't work, does it?)
    * You know that a "White Castle" is the name of BOTH a fast food chain AND a fast food sandwich.
    * You consider putting mayo on a corned beef sandwich a sacrilege.
    * You don't think "What exit?" is very funny.
    * You know that people from the 609 area code are "a little different". Yes they are!
    * You know that no respectable New Jerseyan goes to Princeton -that's for out-of-staters.
    * The Jets-Giants game has started fights at your school or localbar.
    * You live within 20 minutes of at least three different malls.
    *You refer to all highways and interstates by their numbers. (except for "the Parkway" and "the Turnpike")
    * Every year you have at least one kid in your class named Tony.
    * You know the location of every clip shown in the Sopranos opening credits.
    * You've gotten on the wrong highway trying to get out of the mall.
    * You know that people from North Jersey go to Seaside Heights, and people from Central Jersey go to Belmar and people from South Jersey go to Wildwood.
    * You weren't raised in New Jersey -- you were raised in either North Jersey, Central Jersey or South Jersey.
    * You don't consider Newark or Camden to actually be part of the state.
    * You remember the stores Korvette's, Two Guys, Rickel's, Channel, Bamberger's and Orbach's.
    * You also remember Palisades Amusement Park.
    * You've had a Boardwalk cheese steak and vinegar fries.
    * You start planning for Memorial Day weekend in February.
    * You've NEVER, NEVER pumped your own gas.
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« Reply #836 on: Dec 28th, 2006, 5:15pm »
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Hey!! I know what a WaWa is! We have them here, to ^_^
(And my mom knows where Mr. Bon Jovi is from, cuz she's from North Jersey, too.)
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Re: ATTN: Name Change
« Reply #837 on: Dec 28th, 2006, 5:17pm »
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*shock*
I made something, and it actually looks good!!!

I'm so pleased ^_^
p.s. The colors drove me insane. I didn't realize it was gonna be that hard to make it readable.
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« Reply #838 on: Dec 28th, 2006, 6:55pm »
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This one is for all us Canadians out there!!!
 
SIGNS THAT YOU MAY BE CANADIAN
1.. You stand in "line-ups" at the movie, not lines.
2.. You're not offended by the term, "Homo Milk"
3.. You understand the phrase, "Could you please pass me a serviette, I just spilled my poutine"
4.. You eat chocolate bars instead of candy bars.
5.. You drink pop, not soda.
6.. You know what it means to be "on pogey."
7.. You know that a mickey and 2-4's mean "Party at the camp, eh!!"
8.. You can drink legally while still a teen.
9.. You talk about the weather with strangers and friends alike.
10..You don't care about the fuss with Cuba, it's a cheap place to travel with good cigars and no Americans.
11..You get milk in bags as well as cartons and plastic jugs.
12..Pike is a type of fish, not some part of a highway.
13..You drive on a highway, not a freeway.
14..You know what a Robertson screwdriver is.
15..You have Canadian Tire money in your kitchen drawers.
16..Canadian Tire on any Saturday is busier than the toy stores at Christmas.
17..You know that Thrills are something to chew and "taste like soap".
18..You know that Mounties "don't always look like that".
19..You know that the Friendly Giant isn't a vegetable product line.
20..You are excited whenever an American television show mentions Canada.
21..You can do all the hand actions to Sharon, Lois and Bram's "Skin-a-ma-rinky-dinky-doo"
22..You were mad when "The Beachcombers" were taken off the air.
23..You know what a toque is.
24..You admit Rich Little is Canadian and you're glad Jerry Lewis is not.
25..You know Toronto is not a province.
26..You never miss "Coach's Corner".
27..You know all the words to "If I Had a Million Dollars"
28..You know who Ernie Coombs is.
29..You have memorized the Heritage Foundation's Heritage Moments, including your favourites, "I smell burnt toast, Doctor",
30..You spend sleepless nights wondering if Peter Mansbridge and Wendy Mesley will ever find the blissful love they once knew.  (This doesn't work because Peter Mansbridge is married to Cynthia Dale-the actress off that stupid Niagra Falls detective show)
31..You wonder why there isn't a 5-dollar coin yet, because you can really use more       change (You are already wearing your pants halfway down your ass and the hair and three layers of skin is worn off the front of your thighs from carrying your pocket money around). The new coin should have a picture of a musk-ox on it and be the size of a hamburger patty and have fifteen different kinds of metals in it.
32..You know Ashley MacIssac isn't Celtic enough.
33..Your backpack has only one Canadian flag sew-on.
34..You have been on Speaker's Corner.
35..You use a red pen on your non-Canadian textbooks and fill in the missing 'u's from   labor, honor, and color.
36..You remember "Jodie" from "Today's Special" and wonder why she reads news on CBC.
37..You know that a "Premier" isn't a baby born a few weeks early.
38..You design your Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.
39..You live in a house that has no front step, yet the door is one metre above the ground.
40..The local paper covers national news on 2 pages, but requires 6 pages for hockey.
41..You know 4 seasons: Winter, Still Winter, almost Winter and Construction.
42..You understand the Labatt Blue commercials.
43..You perk up when you hear the theme from "Hockey Night in Canada"
44..You know who Tim Horton is.
45.."Zed" is the 26th letter of the alphebet
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« Reply #839 on: Dec 28th, 2006, 7:30pm »
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You Know You're From Michigan if....  
 
 
1. You've never met any celebrities.  
 
2. "Vacation" means going to Cedar Point.  
 
3. At least 1 member of your family disowns you the week of the Michigan/Michigan State game.  
 
4. Half the change in your pocket is Canadian... eh!  
 
5. You drive 86 mph on the highway and pass on the right.  
 
6. Your idea of a traffic jam is 40 cars waiting to pass an orange  
barrel.  
 
7. You know how to play (and pronounce) Euchre.  
 
8. It's easy to get VERNORS ginger ale and Sanders hot fudge sauce, and Faygo pop.  
 
9. You know how to pronounce "Mackinac".  
 
10. You've had to switch on the "heat" and the "A/C" in the same day.  
 
11. You bake with SODA and drink a POP.  
 
12. The movie "Escanaba in Da Moonlight" wasn't funny. You consider it a documentary.  
 
13. Your little league game was snowed out.  
 
14. The word "thumb" has geographical, rather than anatomical significance.  
 
15. You show people where you grew up by pointing to a spot on your right hand.  
 
16. Traveling coast-to-coast means driving from Port Huron to Muskegon.  
 
17. You measure distance in miles not minutes.  
 
18. When giving directions, you refer to "A Michigan Left".  
 
19. You know that Kalamazoo not only exists, but isn't that far from Hell.  
 
20. Your year has 2 seasons: Winter and Construction.  
 
21. Home Depot on any Saturday is busier than toy stores at Christmas.  
 
22. You know when it has rained because of the smell of worms.  
 
23. Owning a Japanese car was a hangin' offense in your hometown.  
 
24. You believe that "down south" means Toledo.  
 
25. You refer to Bad Axe as 'Nasty Hatchet'  
 
26. The Krauts in Frankenmuth love to see pictures of your Christmas tree.  
 
27. You lost your virginity up at Higgins or Houghton to some skank from Detroit.  
 
28. Snow tires come standard on all your cars.  
 
29. At least 25% of your relatives work for the auto industry. (I personally think this percentage should be higher)
 
30. All your shoes are called "tennis shoes", even though no one here plays tennis anyway.  
 
 
 
 
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