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1.
People from a town or city in New York State anywhere north of New York City.
- "Have you met that kid from Albany. He's got a weird accent."
- "Not as weird as that girl from Poughkeepsie"
- "Man, what the hell's wrong with upstaters?"
by sru-bound April 02, 2009
 
2.
Simple people, who live north of Albany, NY. They tend to not be the wealthyest, but humble. They also are not stuck up like "downstaters".
Upstaters-can u tell me the time eh?
Downstaters-WTF, wat r u from upstate or somthin?
Upstaters-yea, y does that matter? can u give me the time?
by hattrick3048 April 29, 2009