NYC and areas within an hour commute.(except New Jersey because that's a different state!!)
by Anonymous August 28, 2003
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The suburbs of NYC as defined by the New York State Dept of Tourism:

Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam, and Southern Dutchess Counties.

Includes: City of Rye, Peekskill, Newburgh, Middletown, Beacon, Port Jervis, Yonkers, Mount Vernon, White Plains, ect.
Were ya from:

"Downstate NY"
by Finch31 April 30, 2005
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A place in Pennsylvania from which asshole flatlanders move to places in the higher elevations to fuck them up, too.
Go back downstate where you came from, you fucking flatlander!
by Gladnottobeone April 1, 2004
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A term used by suburbanites to describe the New York metro area. To city people it's not "upstate" and "downstate", it's New York City and the rest of the state.
by Anonymous October 21, 2003
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An Illinois resident who lives in the lower 3/4 of the state - anywhere south of Chicagoland.
"Where are you from?"
"Chicago, what about you?"
"I'm from Dwight."
"Oh, you're a downstater."
"No - Dwight is pretty far north. It's only an hour south of Chicago."
"Hey, if you're farther than Joliet, you're a downstater."
by Ben Frey December 12, 2005
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A Scilon term indicating derision. Used of people who are not crazy enough, not contributing enough of their savings, or are not bringing in enough new converts. Also used with great amusement by Anonymous when wishing to insult Scientologists in general.
Imperious Leader: "Bob is too much of a downstat. Having another potential blow on our hands creates unnecessary enturbulation. Route him to Ethics."

Scilon Centurion: "By your command."
by YetAnotherAnon April 4, 2008
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Downstate= NYC metro area.
Upstate= Not NYC metro area.
by Hahawa October 6, 2004
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