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: April 19, 2007, 01:16:13 AM



You think nobody over 70 should be allowed to drive

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An alligator has walked thru your neighborhood

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You smirk when a game show's "grand prize" is a trip to Florida

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You measure distance in minutes

I dont get this one, but check. Do people in other parts of the country not do the same?


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You know the 4 seasons really are: almost summer, summer, not summer but really hot, and Christmas

LMAO never heard Floridas weather explained any better

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It's not soda, cola, or pop. It's coke, regardless of brand or flavor, " what kinda coke you want?"

HAHA yea this one is true too



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You've hosted a hurricane party

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You understand why it's better to have a friend with a boat, than have a boat yourself

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You've worn shorts AND used the a/c on Christmas

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You know what the stingray shuffle is and why it's important


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You recognize Miami-Dade as "Northern Cuba"





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#1 : April 18, 2007, 10:29:09 PM

"Down South" means Key West

"Panhandling" means going to Pensacola

You think nobody over 70 should be allowed to drive

Flip-flops are everyday wear

Shoes are for business meetings and church

No, wait, flip-flops are good for church too, unless it's Easter or Christmas

Sweet tea can be served at any meal

An alligator has walked thru your neighborhood

You smirk when a game show's "grand prize" is a trip to Florida

You measure distance in minutes

You have a drawer full of bathing suits and one sweatshirt

You get annoyed at the tourists who feed seagulls

All the local festivals are named after a fruit

A mountain is any hill 100 feet above sea level

You think everyone from a bigger city has a northern accent

You know the 4 seasons really are: almost summer, summer, not summer but really hot, and Christmas

It's not soda, cola, or pop. It's coke, regardless of brand or flavor, " what kinda coke you want?"

Anything under 95 is just warm

You've hosted a hurricane party

You go to a theme park for an afternoon...and know when to get on the best rides

You pass on the right and honk at the elderly

You understand the futility of exterminating **CENSORED**roaches

You can pronounce Okeechobee, Kissimmee, and Withlacoochee

You understand why it's better to have a friend with a boat, than have a boat yourself

Bumper stickers on the truck in front of you include: various fish, NRA, Nascar, Go Gators and a confederate flag

You get angry when people say " Florida isn't really part of THE SOUTH"

You've worn shorts AND used the a/c on Christmas

You know what the stingray shuffle is and why it's important

You recognize Miami-Dade as "Northern Cuba"

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#2 : April 18, 2007, 10:30:42 PM

Saw that on myspace.  Pretty funny.

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#3 : April 18, 2007, 10:34:34 PM

Saw that on myspace. Pretty funny.

the soda and the distance in minutes made me laugh. never realized i did that til i read it.

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#4 : April 18, 2007, 10:37:09 PM

Saw that on myspace. Pretty funny.

the soda and the distance in minutes made me laugh. never realized i did that til i read it.

I never realized other people didn't measure distance in minutes until I moved to VA.  I am constantly shaking my head in frustration and saying, "Give it to me in minutes."

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#5 : April 18, 2007, 10:44:38 PM

"Flip-flops are everyday wear"

"You measure distance in minutes"

"It's not soda, cola, or pop. It's coke, regardless of brand or flavor, " what kinda coke you want?"

I did not notice these things aren't common in other places.

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#6 : April 18, 2007, 11:16:02 PM

I think all states have similar "lists". I did a quick search on Facebook and found the following "You know you're a true MICHIGANIAN 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 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's 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 statue of a deer 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 brat is something you eat.

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

18. You go out to fish fry 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's not medicine.

24. You know what a Yooper is.

25. You think owning a Honda is Un American.

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

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

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

29. You actually understand these jokes, and you forward them to all your Michigan friends.
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