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You Know You're
From Alabama...



The google thing that's goin' around:

...if you've used the phrases "fixin' to," "might could," or "usetacould" during the last twenty four hours.


...if someone you know has used a football schedule to plan their wedding date.


...if you know the meaning of the phrase "Fobbed again."


...if you can properly pronounce Eufaula, Opelika, and Oneonta, as well as Bayou La Batre and Lafayette.


...if you know that the Talladega 500 is the biggest sporting event of any sort during the entire year.


...if you know exactly what chitlins and mountain oysters are, and you know someone who eats them anyway.


...if you can recall hot summers by the year they happened easier than you can remember your mother's birthday.


...if you think that people who complain about the humidity in their states are sissies.


...if you know that the true value of a parking space is not determined by the distance to the door but by the availability of shade.


...if you have owned, as your primary form of transportation, at least one vehicle that would never be able to pass any form of a safety inspection.


...if your "place at the lake" has wheels under it.


...if you aren't surprised to find rental movies, groceries, ammunition and bait all in the same store.


...if you realize that a Mercedes Benz is not a status symbol, but know in your heart that a Ford F150 4x4 is.


...if you've missed a wedding or a funeral to go to a football game.


...if a tornado warning siren is your signal to go out in the yard and look for a funnel cloud.

Yawn.

You know you're from Alabama if your porch collapses, and kills at least five dogs. Heh. Now THAT'S WHAT this list SHOULD be.

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sugar_candy
Jun. 22nd, 2004 03:29 pm (UTC)
...if you've missed a wedding or a funeral to go to a football game.

My sister's wedding was planned around the football schedule. (My grandfather is a huge Alabama fan, Her (ex)husband's whole family is Auburn fans)... but then again the wedding took place that the church across from Auburn University so I guess it would have sucked if there had been a game that weekend.

none_too_subtle
Jun. 22nd, 2004 03:35 pm (UTC)
Ahahahahaa!!!
That's just all kinds of scary :-D How's that lil marriage going? LOL :)

OMG...right now it seriously looks like we're about to get hit by a tornado. Beautiful!!!!! :-D
sugar_candy
Jun. 22nd, 2004 03:39 pm (UTC)
Re: Ahahahahaa!!!
The divorce papers have already been served and she is about to move to Kentucky to live with her girlfriend.

Yeah.. but it feels really nice outside right now.
none_too_subtle
Jun. 22nd, 2004 03:44 pm (UTC)
Re: Ahahahahaa!!!
Ack. I'm sorry. I honestly had NO IDEA :/ Now I feel like a dork for asking. Doh.

OMG, Adele and I took our icecream cake and sat on the deck, while the wind whipped our hair across our faces, the sky turning an ominous dark gray. It just now started raining. I LOVE IT!!! :-D
sugar_candy
Jun. 22nd, 2004 03:51 pm (UTC)
Re: Ahahahahaa!!!
Yea, that was one bet I wish I had not won. (I said I give them 2 years max) :/

I think I might sit outside until it starts raining here.

none_too_subtle
Jun. 22nd, 2004 03:53 pm (UTC)
Re: Ahahahahaa!!!
We just came in, and suddenly...silence. Totally still. Methinks there might be a tornado approaching. Accccccccccccck. :) Still, it's cool nonetheless. :)
sugar_candy
Jun. 22nd, 2004 04:17 pm (UTC)
Re: Ahahahahaa!!!
Now would be a good time to call your mom and tell her to go outside and watch for houses.

(Unless she lives in another town, then ignore the cheap joke)

none_too_subtle
Jun. 22nd, 2004 04:19 pm (UTC)
Re: Ahahahahaa!!!
Heh. She lives about 45 minutes' away from here. Blehhhh. Otherwise...yeah, you know :)
catchnteardrops
Jun. 22nd, 2004 05:23 pm (UTC)
Hey Babe! Off topic: What is the code to make the words all spark-ly like for a Happy Birthday? I can't figure it out!
summercamp
Jun. 22nd, 2004 07:06 pm (UTC)
Funny! I saw this today and for some reason thought of you... http://sacramento.craigslist.org/rnr/34232865.html
none_too_subtle
Jun. 23rd, 2004 05:07 am (UTC)
ROFLMELAO!!! AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!

Um...but which ex? *blink*

That was hilarious :)
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