i am from Connecticut and let me say I AM NOT RICH!!! also, i dont wear ambercrombie and hollister. The reason why it looks like were rich is b/c celebrities choose to spend their gazzillion dollars on buying homes here; their income is what makes our income per capita so large. i do not think New Jersey sucks b/c i like it there. maybe its a misconception but People from CT arnt stuck up snobs who hate you. so its not nice to write things that make us look like horrible people.
beacuse i'm not a meanie
its making me put connecticut!
by proving_a_point July 31, 2006
While outsiders may think of millionaires when they hear Connecticut (just like people think of Hollywood and Malibu when they hear California), the notion of it being a fabulously wealthy state is true only in a handful of towns in southwestern and central CT. While it is the richest state in the US, it also has two of the poorest cities in America--Hartford and Bridgeport. The few very wealthy people in CT are so incredibly rich that they skew the data, making the people of CT look richer than they really are. Go for a drive in Hartford, Bridgeport, Waterbury, New Haven, New Britain, or Willimantic as well as the rich places near NYC to get an accurate picture of the state. Connecticut people who live outside Fairfield County hardly even consider it to really be a part of the state--all they have in common with the rest of us is the design of their license plates.
Westport girl: I'm going shopping in The City this weekend.

Bristol guy: What "city"?

Westport girl: Why, New York! What other city would it be?

Bristol guy: Uhh, I have no reason to go to New York, so I rarely do. "The City" is pretty vague to people who are really from Connecticut and not just suburban New Yorkers.
by Mark from CT April 02, 2007
Capital City:

Unlike the largely white Hartford once run by clubby Yankee businessmen everyone called the Bishops, Perez's Hartford is a city of minorities, many from Jamaica and Puerto Rico, with the largest percentage of Latinos north of Miami and east of the Mississippi. A way station for suburban-bound immigrants, Hartford has a homeownership rate of less than 25% -- the nation's second-lowest, after Newark, N.J. Thirty-one percent of its 125,000 residents live in poverty. Only Brownsville, Texas, ranks lower.
we in tha beat nigga
by alkatraz November 15, 2004
The fifth state to join the union of the United States. Considered by many to be one of the six New England states, the other five being Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Maine; considered by New Englanders to be an annex of the state of New York.
Masshole: 'Where ah you from?'
Connecticutian: 'Connecticut.'
Masshole: 'Really? I've never been to that paht of New York."
Connecticutian: 'It's not part of New York!'
Rhode Islander, New Hampshirite, Vermonter, and Mainiac: 'Sure it is.'
Connecticutian: -_-*
by wikkid May 08, 2003
My home state in which I have spent half my life so far. Get this through your thick heads america, WE ARE ALL NOT RICH! I lived in Waterbury which is really ghetto and filled with blacks and hispanics.

The Connecticut that I know is far different from what comes to mind for everyone else. The Connecticut that I know is a rough and tumble place full of alcoholics and people recently laid off from their $75k+ factory jobs. It's a small place where people think small and use small words. (Forgive me Peter Gabriel) Contrary to CT having a high IQ, most nutmeggers I knew were just a notch above retarded.

Which is why I moved to Orlando, Florida where I increased my standard of living for much less money
Man: I need to get out of Connecticut
Friend : Anywhere is better then Connecticut
by Disco88 March 24, 2009
One of the highest taxed states in the U.S. Commonly seen as the "rich state". The state where there is absolutely nothing to do besides work, drive around, go to Foxwoods/Mohegan Sun, or drink/do drugs.

Connecticut very rarely pumps out any pro or semi-pro athletes at all. Home to cities and counties such as Farfield (the rich part), New Haven (the wannabe NYC Bronx), Hartford (New England street racing central), and New London/Groton-Mystic County (the extremely boring part where the casinos call home).

If you want to move to a boring state then you can choose Connecticut.
Jake: Yo dawg, you're moving to Connecticut. What, did your parents hit the lotto or something?

Bill: Nah man, my dad got a job at Pfizer there. I have a pen-pal that lives there. He told me to prepare myself with a handgun, Abercrombie shirts, and a bottle of scotch.... Sounds like hell.
by cocklobsternmok;rano; March 17, 2009
a state in the USA in which, opposed to contrary belief, is not entirely filled with stuck up preppy people. there actually are a lot of farms and rural areas still. sure, there are rich parts, but there are also reeeeallllly poor parts. not everyone in ct is insanely rich. we also have a lot of sweet homegrown bands.
person 1: you're from Connecticut?
person 2: yeah
1: so you're rich, have a huge yard and play golf a lot?
2: no i actually live on a farm and most of my friends and i are middle class
1: oh
by durhamite October 10, 2007

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