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Thread: Are you a Yankee or Rebel???

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    Cyburbian Queen B's avatar
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    Are you a Yankee or Rebel???

    Yes I know probably not politically correct but an interesting assortment of questions any way. It explores Crayfish vs Crawdad plus many more differences and similarities.

    My score!
    46% (Yankee). Barely in the Yankee category.

    http://www.alphadictionary.com/articles/yankeetest.html

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    Cyburbian Trail Nazi's avatar
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    79% (Dixie). Your neck must be at least pink!

    Darn straight!

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    Cyburbian jmello's avatar
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    30% (Yankee). You are a Yankee Doodle Dandy.

    We don't have roads beside highways (Frontage Roads), drive-through liquor stores, or crawfish and we don't have a common expression for toilet-papering houses.

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    45% (Yankee). Barely in the Yankee category.

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    63% (Dixie). Just under the Mason-Dixon Line

    Didn't think I was a Yankee.

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    33% (Yankee)...I am definitely a Yankee.
    "Life's a journey, not a destination"
    -Steven Tyler

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    55% (Dixie) Right on the Mason Dixon line.

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    38% (Yankee). You are definitely a Yankee.
    much lower then I expected maybe being so close to Kentucky must have some affect.

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    Cyburbian Richmond Jake's avatar
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    I refuse to post my score. There must be a mistake. I can't be a Yankee, I'm from California.
    Habitual Offender

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    38% (Yankee). You are definitely a Yankee.

    I didn't know how to answer the bug question. I think I've heard all those terms but have never really been in the situation of describing bugs where I would have to pick one...

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    20% (big time Yankee) here

    Mike

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    Oh yeah and

    What's that road along an Interstate highway?

    Uhh, you mean an "on-ramp?"

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    Quote Originally posted by RichmondJake
    I can't be a Yankee, I'm from California.
    Come on, Californians are Yankees, and always have been.

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    Cyburbian illinoisplanner's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by passdoubt
    Oh yeah and

    What's that road along an Interstate highway?

    Uhh, you mean an "on-ramp?"
    No! It's a frontage road. They mean an actual road that runs along the Interstate but doesn't necessarily have to have on-ramps.

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    30% Yankee.

    I don't think we have "frontage roads" in Buffalo. If a road paralels the Interstate it was probably there long before the Interstate was.

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    Cyburbian Richmond Jake's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by pete-rock
    Come on, Californians are Yankees, and always have been.
    No, never. I refuse to accept your conclusionary statement. I need facts and pertinent supporting evidence. Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden State would never align themselves with those damn Yankees. (sorry, damn Yankees).
    Habitual Offender

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    Quote Originally posted by RichmondJake
    No, never. I refuse to accept your conclusionary statement. I need facts and pertinent supporting evidence. Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden State would never align themselves with those damn Yankees. (sorry, damn Yankees).
    Gotta love Angels fans!



    Quote Originally posted by illinoisplanner
    No! It's a frontage road. They mean an actual road that runs along the Interstate but doesn't necessarily have to have on-ramps.

    Attachment 3388
    Interesting in that the south frontage road along Northland Av (a major street that crosses the city's north side and was originally US 41) here in Appleton is called 'Service Rd' (official street name).

    Mike
    Last edited by NHPlanner; 09 Nov 2005 at 8:39 AM.

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    Cyburbian Richmond Jake's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by mgk920
    Gotta love Angels fans!



    Mike
    Wrongo. I'm from Northern California. A Giants fan here. I hate the Angles (intentional sic) and the Dodgers (sorry sisterceleste). Anybody ever mention that on any given day, it's somewhere between the 5th and 7th largest economy in the world if it were an independent nation?
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    Cyburbian Breed's avatar
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    44% (Yankee). Barely in the Yankee category.

    Extended family is from Massachusetts, but I've been in the south for 15-20 years

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    39% Yankee- but don't tell my neighbors

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    I'm a Yabel

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    My family would be proud, despite my Yankee location, 76% (Dixie). Your neck must be at least pink!

    Whatever, at least in the part of the Appalachian South I'm from no one uses the word "Poke" outside of the colloquialism, "Pig in a poke." And a "Doodlebug" is a loving nickname, if you will, for a cute child, not a "roly-polly," which is synonymous with "Pillbug."
    Last edited by biscuit; 09 Nov 2005 at 12:36 AM.

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    40% (Yankee). You are definitely a Yankee.

    Sounds about right...

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    67% (Dixie). Pretty good, considering I've been this one-hour north of the Mason Dixon line for 30+ years.

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    46% (Yankee). Barely in the Yankee category.

    I wonder how Luca or one of our other British colleagues would score. Would they be 100% yankee?

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