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Offline DavePEI

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Re: Typical stereotypes of where you live?
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2016, 07:09:39 AM »
That is ok, up on PEI, we eat potatoes and lobster and drink beer while we watch the cute tourist gals! That is when we are not collecting pogey and enjoying free health care! The rest of the time, we hibernate.
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Re: Typical stereotypes of where you live?
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2016, 08:43:59 AM »
In Colorado we smoke recreational marijuana, drink micro-brews and micro spirits, all  while hiking, biking and skiing.

 In reality we do all these things, just not at the same time.


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Re: Typical stereotypes of where you live?
« Reply #17 on: December 28, 2016, 01:41:04 AM »
Born and raised in Oregon I saw movies like Fargo. I never travelled to the midwest until the early 1990s . Then I went to do some work in Central Michigan, which I returned each year for several years. I had travelled somewhat and heard many accents.

The very first time I drive to the company recommended hotel in central Michigan, after having sunk in the mud after being so excited to see the great lakes . The lady at the hotel had a very strong accent. I had heard that accent before only on TV and movies (Fargo) . I did not know people REALLY talked that way. My in laws were from Wisconson and they did not talk that way. As The lady checked me into the room and talked and talked, I could not help but to bust out laughing. SHe asked me what was wrong and I had to tell her. She was very understanding. I saw her there each year for several years after that as I grew more and more comfortable with that accent. It was a moment I will never forget

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Re: Typical stereotypes of where you live?
« Reply #18 on: December 28, 2016, 11:06:53 AM »
Prior to traveling to that part of the country, I bet you thought that accent was something  Hollywood dreamed up!

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Re: Typical stereotypes of where you live?
« Reply #19 on: December 28, 2016, 01:05:26 PM »
Funny you should have this thread running now.  Dave Barry's Blog ran this article in which commenters said that it was an Ideal stereotype.

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/someone-in-alberta-rode-a-zamboni-through-a-tim-hortons-drive-thru-210157145.html
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