You Might Be From The Midwest If...
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If you relate to these things, you're probably from the midwest.

~You say ope and y'all every other sentence

~You never take a highway or main road and always take a shortcut on an unmarked backroad

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~You have something strapped to the top of your car.... and your car is not made to have things strapped on

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~You take a cooler of alcohol wherever you go 

~Bless your heart means you're crazy 

~Your town has a traffic jam at 5:15 

~Basically all of your towns train tracks are paved over 

~The weather changes at least twice a day 

Need heat in the morning and ac in the afternoon

~State troopers meet at a restaurant to eat like once a week  

~You have a short list of people you could borrow a truck from  

~People get excited when the tornado sirens go off 

~Everyone waves at each other no matter what 

~Your car hasn't been washed in a few hard months

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~Your car has a cover that is left on all the time.... LeBra

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~You use a metal cow trough as a swimming pool

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~Corn is growing everywhere the second you leave the city limits

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