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*The state of hockey.
*Home to Hockey town,usa (not to be confused with the "fake" hockey town,usa 'detroit'...detroit is a city..not a town fawkers)
*land of 10,000 lakes
*minnesota nice...unless of course you are driving
*We do not say "eh"...thats canada
*"a's" and "o's" are pronounced differently than everyone else....
"Im from minnesotah!"
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Minnesota: an upper MidWest state, populated by Nordic descendants (hence the Vikings NFL team) and Native Americans. Located on the edge of the flat and seemingly endless praire, the state gets blast-chilled by polar winds for most of the year. The bulk of the people live in the Twin Cities (hence the MN Twins MLB team) and the surrounding cookie-cutter sprawl, while the rest of the state is scattered with God-forsaken iron mining towns (up north) or small, Lutheranesque farming communities that produce wheat and soybeans, which later get moved around by unsightly, rectangular barges down the Mississippi river or shipped to far-away places from the Duluth harbor. The state is characterized by high taxes, high welfare levels (possibly Scandinavian influences), strong economy (scores of large co.'s are HQed here, incl. Gen Mills that made the cereal you are for breakfast, 3M that made your lint roller, Medtronic that made your grandpa's pacemaker, Hormel that makes the Spam you grew up on, Polaris that made your uncle Duffy's snowmobile, Target, whose repulsive target-eye dog seems to be everywhere, etc.), changing demographics (growing Latino, Somali and Hmong enclaves), changing politics (a pronounced shift to the right). Vacationing generally means "goin' to the cabin up Nort'" for fishing and boating, while the winter is spent is super-luxurious ice fishing shacks with TVs and bunk beds, drinking the local Grain Belt beer. The people are overall Minnesotah-nice, meaning that anything that they disapprove of is glossed over as "oh, that's different". The state's public radio service (recently renamed AMerican Public Media) produces some of the most popular national programs, such as Prairie Home Companion, Marketplace, Speaking of Faith, St Paul Sunday, Futuretense, etc. Quite a feat for a semi-frozen swath of land that has about 5 mil people in it.
Minnesota frequently makes it on the last page of your daily hometown paper as the coldest place in the nation.
by Hernand Poncho January 22, 2005
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Has been voted the cleanest state, very good education.The Xcel center was voted the best in the states. We have the largest mall(that STILL doesn't have a lacoste store) And of course, the state of hockey. I believe wayzata has the largest youth hockey association in the country. forgive me if i am wrong. And Minnesotan residents really don't have crazy weird accents like people think.
by i love you x33 July 06, 2007
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A land of many things. Depending where you are at. Lots of alcoholics and snow. However there is also lots of nice people and sun. Land of lakes and land of mosquitoes. Land of people who are smart and are dumb. But where ever you are in Minnesota you can most of the time have fun.
"Brr, it's freaking cold out here!"
next day
"Damn, it's freaking hot out here!"
by Edub Troms June 30, 2005
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60 above zero:

Floridians turn on the heat.

People in Minnesota plant gardens.

50 above zero:

Californians shiver uncontrollably.

People in Duluth sunbathe.

40 above zero:

Italian & English cars won't start.

People in Minnesota drive with the windows down.

32 above zero:

Distilled water freezes.

The water in Bemidji gets thicker.

20 above zero:

Floridians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves, wool hats.

People in Minnesota throw on a flannel shirt.

15 above zero:

New York landlords finally turn up the heat.

People in Minnesota have the last cookout before it gets cold.

Zero:

People in Miami all die.

Minnesotans close the windows.

10 below zero:

Californians fly away to Mexico .

People in Minnesota get out their winter coats.

25 below zero:

Hollywood disintegrates.

The Girl Scouts in Minnesota are selling cookies door to door.

40 below zero:

Washington DC runs out of hot air.

People in Minnesota let the dogs sleep indoors.

100 below zero:

Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.

Minnesotans get upset because they can't start the Mini-Van.

460 below zero:

ALL atomic motion stops (absolute zero on the Kelvin scale.)

People in Minnesota start saying..."Cold 'nuff fer ya?"

500 below zero:

Hell freezes over.

Minnesota public schools will open 2 hours late.

Minnesotans may be called hicks, they may be in the middle of nowhere, but they are tougher than hell! (see: 500 below zero)
Minnesota is the place to be
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minnesota is best state in the whole country. it has a wide variety of weather situations inculding SUMMER where the temperature can reach up to about 100 degrees. there are a lot of different races religons and people here and PLUS our governer can beat up your governer!
all minnesotans are extremly sexy and very good at snowboarding or skiing
by andrea March 09, 2005
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1.the Hockey State
2.Land of 10,000 lakes
3.God's little Weather Experiment
4. The Supirior State (Lake Supirior Also Wisconsin and Michegan)
5. the Bane of the Packer fans exisitance
1. ever hear of the Miracle on Ice. Damn right
2. actually its more like 20,0000 or something...
3. what do you mean its snowing in March??
4 welcome to the Farthest west Supririor State
5 Me:(carrying a Crow bar) Hi i'm from Minnesota
Packer Fan:(whimpering) DONT HURT ME!
by Scary Terry April 08, 2005
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