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Old 03-05-2008, 08:32 AM
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The Pacific Northwest:

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 or to church.

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's
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 , Haceta, Yaquina, Yachats, Issaquah , Oregon , Yakima 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 o nly 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 have no concept of humidity without precipitation.

18. You know that Boring is a town in Oregon and not just a state of
Mind.

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

20. You notice, "The mountain is out" when it is a pretty day and you
Can actually see i t.

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

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

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


24. You think people who use umbrellas are either w i mps or tourists.

25. You buy new sunglasses every year, because you cannot find the old
Ones after such a long time.

26. You measure distance in hours.

27. You often switch from "heat" to "a/c" in the same day.

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

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

30. You can tell what type of tree one is by the way the bark smells.

31. You have never met anyone who didnt have a family member that logs.

32. Yo can tell how bad the forest fires are by the haze.

33. You can think of at least five movies off the top of your head that were filmed in each state.

34. You know what 3 Fingered Jack is.

35. The fact that there is 6 feet of snow in your front yard or that it hasent stopped raining in a full month is nothing out of the ordinary.

. You understood these jokes and will probably forward them
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Old 03-05-2008, 08:42 AM
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Already switched to sandals at 47 degress and no socks!

And can't stand Seattle's Best coffee, ick.

I don't own an umbrella either, can't remember a time when I did.

And GOONIES is my fav movie filmed in Oregon!
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Old 03-05-2008, 08:42 AM
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That is pretty close the only thing that is forgoten, is it may be 20* when you wake up but by afternoon it is 80*.
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Old 03-05-2008, 08:48 AM
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That is pretty close the only thing that is forgoten, is it may be 20* when you wake up but by afternoon it is 80*.
I think that was the part where it said use the heater and a/c in the same day!
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Old 03-05-2008, 08:52 AM
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A friend of mine from La Pine sent it to me so I had to share it with ya'll
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Old 03-05-2008, 09:35 AM
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A friend of mine from La Pine sent it to me so I had to share it with ya'll
And it so fits us doesn't it!?!
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Old 03-05-2008, 10:14 AM
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Ya, it pretty much sums us up!
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I used the line the Mountain is out today, when I was driving to lunch and saw Rainier.
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I think that was the part where it said use the heater and a/c in the same day!
No it probably had more to do with that I can't read.
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Old 03-05-2008, 12:20 PM
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Not to offend my friends back east but have you noticed what they call mountains are really just rolling hills?

Ours our out today too Josh! It's gorgeous seeing them like this with all the snow on them and sunny out!
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