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« on: February 06, 2009, 03:05:50 am »
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1) 33.3% - Pennsylvania
2) 26.7% - California
3) 13.3% - Wisconsin
4) 6.7% - Illinois
5) 6.7% - Minnesota
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« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2009, 03:23:22 am »
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I will go with Connecticut but I guess Rhode Island or Massachussetts could work.
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« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2009, 03:29:41 am »
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     I voted Maine. It's a pretty liberal state with a sizeable pseudo-French population.
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« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2009, 03:42:16 am »
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Slightly bigger than Michigan by population and about the same size as Mass. and Conn. put together.  Around New Jersey in total GDP and Wisconsin in per capita GDP.  And like Germany, WAY too white.  I'm going to go Wisconsin.
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« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2009, 03:52:53 am »
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It's kind of similar to Louisiana with a French south.

It also reminds me of Maryland in that sense--in that Maryland is sort of a mix of North and South, while Belgium is a mix of French and Dutch. Not to mention the government presence.
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« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2009, 05:49:46 am »
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5) 6.7% - Minnesota

Minnesota twice, huh?

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« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2009, 07:38:07 am »
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Which state has two linguistic/ethnic groups that hate each other?
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« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2009, 08:24:22 am »
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Which state has two linguistic/ethnic groups that hate each other?

Vermont.
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« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2009, 09:06:02 am »
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« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2009, 11:59:55 am »
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Illinois.
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« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2009, 12:06:08 pm »
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Which state has two linguistic/ethnic groups that hate each other?

I was thinking Louisiana.
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Which state has two linguistic/ethnic groups that hate each other?
Virginia. Real Americans and dixie.
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« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2009, 07:10:33 pm »
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On the subject of Belgium, I love this video.
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« Reply #13 on: February 06, 2009, 11:02:18 pm »
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I want to say NJ since the north hates the south and the south hates the north in both situations.  Wink
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« Reply #14 on: February 07, 2009, 05:21:49 am »
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By population density, Massachusetts. Wink

The correct answer, of course, would be Canada... if Canada were a state of the U.S. As is, probably Lousiana.
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I want to say NJ since the north hates the south and the south hates the north in both situations.  Wink

Actually, New Jersey isn't a bad comparison. Virginia (NOVA vs "Real Virginia") and Maryland (blacks and urban & suburban white liberals vs culturally Southern rural whites) aren't either.
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« Reply #16 on: February 07, 2009, 01:02:09 pm »
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I'm going to say Maryland. But that is insulting Maryland, sadly, if anyone has ever seen Belgium's cities. Eww....
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« Reply #17 on: February 07, 2009, 01:14:47 pm »
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You do know that Baltimore is in Maryland right?
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« Reply #18 on: February 07, 2009, 01:23:47 pm »
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You do know that Baltimore is in Maryland right?

Baltimore is almost as depressing as Brussels; it's a close contest really.
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« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2009, 01:55:57 pm »
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Wow.  I had no idea.  Do they have a killer on their "football" team too?
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« Reply #20 on: February 07, 2009, 03:09:41 pm »
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You do know that Baltimore is in Maryland right?

yes, I just did not want to offend anyone that lived there.
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« Reply #21 on: February 07, 2009, 03:36:41 pm »
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By population density, Massachusetts. Wink

The correct answer, of course, would be Canada... if Canada were a state of the U.S. As is, probably Lousiana.

Did you actually vote in the poll?

Anyway, I'm afraid I don't see the Vermont connection terribly well. So, Vermont has a few French people along the border? And that makes it like Belgium? Eh.
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« Reply #22 on: February 07, 2009, 04:04:19 pm »
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On the subject of Belgium, I love this video.
Oh my god, their accents are horrible.
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On the subject of Belgium, I love this video.
Oh my god, their accents are horrible.

Michel Daerden is dead drunk, so that doesn't help.
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