See: all the definitions below.
Granted, many of the stereotypes are true, as is with every state, but for those who have lived there all their lives, they wouldn't want it any other way. Or they want to get the hell out, only to see that it has infected them and find themselves yearning for the seasons, natural beauty and people that have shared the experience of growing up there.
And yes there is Abercrombie in Maine, not just flannel outlets, as well as all those who fit the image, for all the young hip crowd out there.
Stay there for a while, get past some of the podunk
stereotypes (or immerse...atv's are the shit) and you might become infected too...
Get the accent, it sets you apart. Who needs r's anyway.
I grew up in Maine and was tired of the stereotypes only to find they were such a small part of the experience.