For those living in Upstate New York and all other places in the USA and Canada
where as I write this it is DAMM COLD !! I Share with thee a bit o cold humor
You Know From Upstate NY When....
1. Your idea of a traffic jam is 10 cars waiting to pass a tractor on the highway
2. "Vacation" means going to NYC for the weekend
3. You measure distance in hours
4. You know several people who have hit deer more than once
5. You often switch from "heat" to "A/C" AND BACK in the same day
6. You can identify 10 types of snow, and know at least 3 ways to de-ice a car windshield without an actual scraper
7. You drive at 75 mph through 10 feet of snow during a raging blizzard without flinching
8. You see people wearing NY Yankees gear at social events
9. Weather forecasts mean absolutely NOTHING
10. One of your neighbors constantly has bonfires
11. You never pay more than 5 dollars for a six pack of beer, and keep the beer stored outdoors in the Winter
12. There are 7 empty cars running in the parking lot at the supermarket at any given time
13. Your idea of a huge party is one with lots of cheap beer and some people you go to school with
14. Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled in with snow
15. You understand what "gourmet pizza" is
16. You know 4 seasons: baseball, football, cold, construction
17. You carried a shovel to the Park to remove snow from a Basketball court
18. At least 6 people that you see a day have serious damage to one if not both sides of their cars
19. Cows and Deer are just part of the scenery
20. Four Food Groups , Wings, Pizza, Beer, Microwaved
21. You've lit off a "Genny Screamer" at least once
22. You know that the phrase, "Goin up ta," applies to going north, south, east, or west, up or down in elevation, and pretty much any other way you can travel.
23. The smell of freshly spread cow manure doesn't bother you.
24. Its perfectly normal for your life's aspirations to be working for the State
25. People wearing NFL clothing is based on which of following teams won the Super Bowl most recently, Bills, Giants, or Steelers
26. Holoween costumes are always designed around a snowsuit and winter boots.
27. You know at least 3 people who are currently on Probation
28. You judge people via what SUNY campus they attended
29. You know damn well that the verizon guy didn't walk through your town going, "can you her me now" because reception is, at best, limited.
30. Your proud of your Redneck/Trailer Trash/Ghetto Fab /Blue Collar Working Class Trash -ass and where your from.