6 Signs that the Tar Heel State is home.
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6 Signs that the Tar Heel State is home.

Bojangles' Fixins' are a main staple at the dinner table.

6 Signs that the Tar Heel State is home.
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North Carolina. Population, 9.944 million (2014). Home of die hard fans to the Wolfpack, Tar Heels, and the Blue Devils. Where you can visit the beach or the mountains in less than a day. Birthplace to Caleb Bradham, the man who created one of the best drinks known to man, Pepsi-Cola. And last, but not least, birthplace to Bojangles', Hardee's, Krispy Kreme, Golden Corral, Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q, and Cookout.

1. You cannot attend a Baptist Church's Covered Dish Lunch without having Bojangles', or Golden Corral.

Seriously. You can't go to lunch at church without those 'Famous Chicken 'N Biscuits.'

2. Finding out that your best friend is a Duke fan when you are a Carolina or an NC State fan is a never ending war.

It's like getting stabbed in the back. How can you like something so horrible?

3. You are either a true Chevy supporter or a real Ford fan. One does not like both models.

"Chevy runs deep, Ford pulls them out." It's a rivalry for the ages.

4. The only way to tell where you live is to tell what the closest big city is.

Oh, Roxboro? Yeah, we're about 45 minutes north of Durham and an hour and a half north of Raleigh.

5. Cookout, Rose's, Sheetz, or Bojangles' is the meetup spot.

Every guy and his truck meet up with all of his buddies at one of those spots.

6. Everyone complains about North Carolina, but no one ever leaves.

You can say that North Carolina is the worst place ever to live, but you will never decline that North Carolina is home.

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