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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Chevit, Apr 4, 2003.

  1. Chevit

    Chevit 1/2 ton status

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    1. You know the state flower (Mildew)

    2. You feel guilty throwing aluminum cans or paper in
    the trash.

    3. Use the statement "sun break" and know what it
    means.

    4. You know more than 10 ways to order coffee…

    5. You know more people who own boats than air
    conditioners.

    6. You feel overdressed wearing a suit to a nice restaurant.

    7. You stand on a deserted corner in the rain waiting
    for the "Walk" Signal.

    8. You consider that if it has no snow or has not
    recently erupted, it is not a real mountain.

    9. You can taste the difference between Starbucks, Seattle's Best, and Veneto's.

    10. You know the difference between Chinook, Coho, and
    Sockeye Salmon

    11. You know how to pronounce Sequim, Puyallup,Issaquah, Oregon, and
    Willamette.

    12.You consider swimming an indoor sport.

    13. You can tell the difference between Japanese,
    Chinese and Thai food.

    14. In winter, you go to work in the dark and come
    home in the dark-while only working eight-hour days.

    15. You never go camping without waterproof matches and a poncho.

    16. You are not fazed by "Today's forecast: showers followed by rain," and "Tomorrow's forecast: rain followed by showers."

    17. You cannot wait for a day with "showers and sun breaks".

    18. You have no concept of humidity without precipitation.

    19. You know that Boring is a town in Oregon and not just a state of mind.

    20. You can point to at least two volcanoes, even if
    you cannot see through the cloud cover.

    21. You notice "the mountain is out" when it is a
    pretty day and you can actually see it.

    22. You put on your shorts when the temperature gets
    above 50, but still wear your hiking boots and parka.

    23. You switch to your sandals when it gets about 60,but keep the socks
    on.

    24. You have actually used your mountain bike on a mountain.

    25. You think people who use umbrellas are either wimps or tourists.

    26. You knew immediately that the view out of Frasier's window was fake.

    27. You buy new sunglasses every year, because you can't find the old
    ones after such a long time.

    28. You measure distance in hours. 29. You often switch from "heat" to
    "a/c" in the same day.

    30. You use a down comforter in the summer.

    31. You carry jumper cables in your car and your wife knows how to use
    them.

    32. You design your kid's Halloween costume to fit
    under a raincoat.

    33. You know all the important seasons: Almost Winter,Winter,Still Raining (Spring), Road Construction (Summer) Deer &Elk season (Fall).

    34. You actually understand these jokes and forward them to all your
    friends in the Northwest or those who used to live here!
     
  2. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    LOL...so true!/forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    Rene
     
  3. Muddytazz

    Muddytazz 1 ton status

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    LMAO....that is sad, but oh so true /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  4. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    lol, Ive lived in the NW over 22 years and only a few of those apply to me. LOL!! still funny tho, /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

    j
     
  5. Bruiser

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    Those are funny. I think 34 is the worst though. /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     
  6. Executioner

    Executioner 1/2 ton status

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    Temp. Ft. Walton Beach Fl. home=Tucson, Az.
    Yer making me home sick !
    Come on SeaFair !!!
     

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