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Popeye_Card wrote: Huh. I never thought North Dakota would be so corrupt. Good thing I have no plans of even stepping foot in that state, much less living there.
You're not living until you've been to Fargo-Moorhead.

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JL21 wrote:
Popeye_Card wrote: Huh. I never thought North Dakota would be so corrupt. Good thing I have no plans of even stepping foot in that state, much less living there.
You're not living until you've been to Fargo-Moorhead.
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JL21 wrote:
Hudler wrote:That emissions junk is only in the St. Louis and KC area I believe. I've never had to have it done here.
In Sedalia, you pull up to an emissions testing station and a guy comes out, hooks your exhaust up to a hose, puts the other end of those hose in his mouth, and asks you to start the car. If it "tastes just right", then you're approved.
That's what I was used to in Illinois. Maybe it is just a city thing there testing stations are a pain in the ass... although I think in the city they do road side testing near on-ramps and match it to your license plate. I don't know...

I do know that I have more pride in being born and raised in Illinois than I do living in Missouri.

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maddash wrote:
I do know that I have more pride in being born and raised in Illinois than I do living in Missouri.
Have you tried calling it "Mizz-ur-uh" instead? It helps me. Makes the whole state seem more fun.

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Popeye_Card wrote:
maddash wrote:
I do know that I have more pride in being born and raised in Illinois than I do living in Missouri.
Have you tried calling it "Mizz-ur-uh" instead? It helps me. Makes the whole state seem more fun.
Maybe. Nothing can top this pronunciation though:

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maddash wrote:
JL21 wrote:
Hudler wrote:That emissions junk is only in the St. Louis and KC area I believe. I've never had to have it done here.
In Sedalia, you pull up to an emissions testing station and a guy comes out, hooks your exhaust up to a hose, puts the other end of those hose in his mouth, and asks you to start the car. If it "tastes just right", then you're approved.
That's what I was used to in Illinois. Maybe it is just a city thing there testing stations are a pain in the ass... although I think in the city they do road side testing near on-ramps and match it to your license plate. I don't know...

I do know that I have more pride in being born and raised in Illinois than I do living in Missouri.
I guess it's all subjective. I've never had a problem with those testing stations. I've always been shocked at how quickly I've gotten in and out of there. Granted, it was a pain to fail a test, but I had a pretty good idea that was going to happen beforehand.

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just be glad you dont live in kansas and have to hear "oh, where's toto?!?!" everytime you tell someone yer from kansas

thank goodness i was at least born in missouri

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Lol...Nebraska isn't smart enough to be corrupt.

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Jocephus wrote:just be glad you dont live in kansas and have to hear "oh, where's toto?!?!" everytime you tell someone yer from kansas
Being from Southern Illinois is pretty bad in it's own way. If you tell someone you're from Illinois, they'll immediately say something about Chicago, or otherwise assume you are from Chicago. I grew up on the opposite corner of the state from Chicago--like 6 hours away. Like I give a flying flip about Chicago.

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states I didn't expect to see on that list:

1. Mississippi (7.48)
2. North Dakota (7.09)
4. Alaska (6.06)
6. Montana (4.95)
7. South Dakota (4.86)

I'm still not convinced that anyone actually lives in those bottom 4 states. Is it corruption if all 10 folks who live there are involved in it?

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