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  1. Profile photo of SmagBoy1
    SmagBoy1 Male 40-49
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    November 10, 2013 at 4:09 pm
    Link: Which America Do You Live In? - Which American Sub-Nation Do You Live In? And, Are You Surprised?
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    elkingo Male 30-39
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    November 10, 2013 at 4:14 pm
    Yea... "Greater Appalachia" would not extend into Texas. Lol

    I call bull sh|t.
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    Foote Male 18-29
    109 posts
    November 10, 2013 at 4:20 pm
    deep south.
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    thelonious Male 40-49
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    November 10, 2013 at 4:36 pm
    Turns out there are actually more American nations than just the USA. Whodathunkit? Deep southerners?
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    Skythe Male 18-29
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    November 10, 2013 at 4:48 pm
    EL NORTE
    But now I live in THE LEFT COAST. . . Doesn`t have the same ring to it.
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    QueenZira Female 18-29
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    November 10, 2013 at 4:53 pm
    The Midlands. Midwest, Midlands, Heartland, just right in the thick of things. :-D

    I`ve heard these terms before somewhere else, they`re based on waves of immigration and in reality get kind of fuzzy around the borders.

    I like the fact they mentioned Quakers in the Midlands, good solid open minded, freethinking lot Quakers. The origin of "Friendly Midwesterners"? 8-)
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    SmagBoy1 Male 40-49
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    November 10, 2013 at 4:57 pm
    I find it interesting all of the influences that went into the designations. Like Zira says, understanding the influence of subcultures, and sub-subcultures makes this a pretty cool exercise. Is it perfect? Of course not. But what is? As an exercise and a way of looking at things, I find it legitimate and worthwhile for what it claim and represents.
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    QueenZira Female 18-29
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    November 10, 2013 at 5:07 pm
    Brainflash- so can we call Alaska and Hawaii "The Far Far West"? I feel so sorry for them, they both get left out so often. And really, you have not lived until you`ve heard someone speak in fluent Hawaii surfer lingo XD
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    YANKmyDOODLE Male 30-39
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    November 10, 2013 at 5:21 pm
    Born Yankeedom, living in Deep South.. although I`m sure most people consider Florida it`s own other entity by now.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    November 10, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    The characteristics of "El Norte" were bullschitt.
    Guv`ment Dole and ignorance are much more highly prized methinks.
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    mykunter Male 40-49
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    November 10, 2013 at 5:29 pm
    Out dated; don`t care
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    bacon_pie Male 30-39
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    November 10, 2013 at 5:46 pm
    I want some pancakes.
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    Nerd_Rage Male 18-29
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    November 10, 2013 at 5:58 pm
    TIDEWATER WILL RISE AGAIN
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    TokenBabe Female 30-39
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    November 10, 2013 at 6:16 pm
    Last time I checked, I lived in a country called Canada. Who the hell is this moron lumping us in with Americans? Puhleeze! PASS!
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    QueenZira Female 18-29
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    November 10, 2013 at 6:31 pm
    Well token, you live on a continent called North America (overshadowed by your more dynamic sibling. ahem.) And there has been considerable ping pong back and forth between the two, so yeah.

    Rest assured, after we`re done scoping out our relevant background you just kind of fade away back into obscurity...
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    Cajun247 Male 18-29
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    November 10, 2013 at 7:08 pm
    Residents are “intensely suspicious of lowland aristocrats and Yankee social engineers.”

    How fitting!
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    mesovortex Male 30-39
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    November 10, 2013 at 7:31 pm
    Why is greater Appalachia covering places that are nowhere near the Appalachians?
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    November 10, 2013 at 7:44 pm
    Yankeedom should have been called F***tardistan. And I`m still counting on the big earthquake to separate the Left Coast from the rest of the country.
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    lukeforv123 Male 18-29
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    November 10, 2013 at 9:42 pm
    Even though I`d debate how the author breaks up the different regions of the U.S., I can agree how extremely different the various regions are and the diversity of the U.S. That`s why it upsets me when people say, "I hate Americans." That`d be like me saying "I hate all Europeans," because of something arbitrary like be basing my prejudice toward the whole continent because of how rude and condescending the French are. I live in liberal San Francisco and grew up in Nevada, but because of how corrupt our government is and how ignorant many Americans can be, I`m classified as a terrible person simply for being American. I`m on a rant right now because I`m traveling through Europe for the next month and just hassled earlier on the metro in Madrid simply for being American. Oh well, I always do my best to exemplify we`re not all bad, or the same.
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    Zeegrr60 Male 40-49
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    November 11, 2013 at 6:32 am
    It`s a load of crap.
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    HalfPintRoo Female 18-29
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    November 11, 2013 at 6:34 am
    I am not NYC!!!!!!!!!! I can still have big sodas upstate! Don`t lump me with bloombergland
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    Ozmose Male 30-39
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    November 11, 2013 at 7:14 am
    Clearly the author never visited the UP. If he did he`d realize half the places around here are more of a back-water hillbilly hellhole than most of the deep south.
    Hunting season starts in three days, so all the camo wearing hicks are whooping themselves up into a frenzy right now. Stuffing their cheeks full of chaw, and rubbing deer piss in their hair.
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    AvatarJohn Male 30-39
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    November 11, 2013 at 7:58 am
    Greater Appalachia in location, Deep South in attitude and ideology. ;D
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
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    November 11, 2013 at 9:33 am
    I live in the USA part of America.....
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    LordJim Male 60-69
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    November 11, 2013 at 9:58 am
    In broad terms that makes a lot of sense, although I can`t speak to the details.

    If a region is settled (and it`s initial character, at least, defined) by a coherent community consistiong largely of tradesmen, merchants and craftsmen bringing their families and a sense of governance, very often members of the same church then that region will develop differently from a region settled by single young men from a herding culture where the ability to protect your flocks from outlaws was paramount and where government was a distant and useless entity that sometimes showed up wanting taxes or to stop you doing something.

    Availability of women is another factor. Where families immigrated the best chance of getting a mate was to demonstrate that you were the kind of guy who could progress in life, maintain a family home and be a respected part of the community. Where women were rare and it was every man for himself the best way to get a mate was to be more badass than the nex
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    richanddead Male 18-29
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    November 11, 2013 at 10:29 am
    I know at least for TIDEWATER. He would sprinkling facts over gross over-characterizations and he glazed over pretty large portions of the area`s history. I`d say 50% true, 50% just his BS. This is more of a map of this guys personal stereotypes of different parts of America.
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    pazerlenis Male 40-49
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    November 11, 2013 at 10:37 am
    @McGovern1981, "I live in the USA part of America"

    I didn`t know you lived with 5cats in Canada.
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
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    November 11, 2013 at 11:37 am
    I didn`t know you lived with 5cats in Canada.

    You have the USA and US`eh confused.
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    Denogginizer Male 30-39
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    November 11, 2013 at 11:43 am
    Alaska didn`t want to be on your list anyway.
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    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
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    November 11, 2013 at 11:45 am
    What he calls "El Norte" is already called "Aztlan" - look it up.
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    toeachhisown Male 50-59
    418 posts
    November 11, 2013 at 11:49 am
    The map of Taxifornia is spot on. My local state rep proposed splitting Ca. a few years ago along those exact lines; Coastal counties would be West California and the rest would be "real" California.. :-)
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    carmium Female 50-59
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    November 12, 2013 at 10:23 pm
    I see they kindly included the liveable parts of Canada.
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    RdDan Male 30-39
    759 posts
    November 13, 2013 at 2:39 am
    Err....Lincolnshire.

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