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You might be a Floridian If........................

You have more than 20 C and D batteries in your kitchen drawer.

The freezer in your garage is full of homemade ice.

You flinch when you are introduced to a person named Charley, Frances,

Ivan or Jeanne.

You find yourself dropping words like "millibar" and "convection" into everyday conversation.

Your pantry contains more than 10 cans of Spaghetti Os.

Making coffee on your propane grill does not seem like an odd thing to do.

You are thinking of repainting your house to match the plywood covering your windows.

When describing your house to a prospective buyer, you say it has three

bedrooms, two baths and one safe place.

You are on a first-name basis with the cashier at Home Depot.

You are delighted to pay $2 for a gallon of unleaded.

The road leading to your house has been declared a No-Wake Zone.

You decide that your patio furniture looks better on the bottom of the pool.

You have the number for FEMA on your speed dialer.

You own more than three large coolers.

You can wish that other people get hit by a hurricane and not feel the

least bit guilty about it.

Three months ago you couldn't hang a shower curtain; today you can

assemble a portable generator by candlelight.

You catch a 5-pound catfish. In your driveway.

You can recite from memory whole portions of your homeowner's

insurance policy.

At cocktail parties, women are attracted to the guy with the biggest

chain saw.

You have had tuna fish more than 5 days in a row.

There is a roll of tar paper in your garage.

You can rattle off the names of three or more meteorologists who work at the Weather Channel.

Someone comes to your door to tell you they found your roof.

Ice is a valid topic of conversation.

Relocating to North Dakota does not seem like such a crazy idea.

:grin: :grin: :grin:

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You might be a Floridian if:

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You wake up on Christmas morning and find new scuba gear under the tree, so you drive down to Key Largo to try it out.

You feel like having a glass of orange juice, and go pick the oranges in your backyard.

You’re going on a cruise and are upset because the traffic if backed up and it takes almost an hour to get from your house to the dock.

Your drive to work is lined with all varieties of palm trees, and it’s green all year.

You freeze when Winter strikes, with a passion, and the temperature plummets to 50 degrees!

You’re sitting in your yard and a flock of Flamingos (or Egrets, or Parrots, or….) flies overhead.

You eat Thanksgiving dinner wearing shorts and a t-shirt.

Life, in general, is like living on a Caribbean island.

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Too funny - but I have one to add - you might be a Floridian if you can still keep a sense of humour after all that has happened lately - I admire all of you for taking things so well. YOU GO FLORIDA!!! TTFN Jennifer

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