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  • You know you're from Alaska if...

    1. "Vacation" means driving to Chitna to dip net

    2. You measure distance in hours

    3. Down south to you means Anchorage

    4. You know several people who have hit a moose

    5. Your school classes aren't cancelled because of cold

    6. Your school classes were cancelled because of 20 feet of snow

    7. You think of the four major food groups as moose, caribou, beer, and squaw candy

    8. You think that moose season is a national holiday

    9. You know what a real sockeye is, and have a recipe for candy ones

    10. You know if another Alaskan is from the city or the village as soon as they open their mouth

    11. You can spell words like Chatanika, Ninilchik, and Tuntutuliak

    12. You've had cabin fever

    13. You own moose nugget earrings

    14. Mosquito dope is part of your daily attire

    15. You think the song "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" is about spring time

    16. Travel luggage consists of ice coolers (or boxes) wrapped with duct tape

    17. A seven course meal is a sixpack and a can of SPAM

    18. When you answer the phone and it's a wrong number, but you know the number of the person they were trying to call off the top of your head

    19. You have bigger tires on your plane than on your car

    20. Someone mentions "super cub" and you do not envision a tiny bear wearing blue tights and a red cap

    21. Your relatives/friends think you live too far away for them to come visit you, but keep asking you to come see them more often.

    22. October is the month of your highest income

    23. The reason you don't own a poodle is because an eagle ate the last one

    24. Kids catch the bus in the dark and get off it in the dark

    25. You know why they named it Chicken, Alaska

    26. You know that road flares will start a nice bon fire

    27. You take the door off the outhouse to see the aurora

    28. Your idea of taking a load off is emptying the firewood out of the back of the truck

    29. You know a tail-dragger is an airplane, not a bad day at the office

    30. You know that a Spenard Divorce involves a .357 magnum, not a lawyer

    31. You like your neighbors

    32. You know at least one pot grower

    33. You put up with the pain of a toothache until the Permanent Fund Dividend checks come out in October

    34. You know going "outside" involves a whole lot more than opening a door and walking into the yard

    35. You know Bunny Boots aren't worn by bunnies or made out of bunnies

    36. You know the meaning of the word "baleen" and it has nothing to do with making hay into large cubes

    37. You take off your shirt and your arms are as pale as your legs all the way to your wrists

    38. You don't know anyone who doesn't own a fourwheeler

    39. You've washed your car while there was still snow on the ground

    40. You know a honey bucket is really a bucket, but it's not really full of honey

    41. You know that the Rat Net is not a rodent catching device

    42. You learned to swim indoors

    43. Your bedroom windows are covered in aluminum foil

    44. Your monthly veterinarian bill is more than your own medical bill

    45. You know a "white out" has to do with winter conditions not correcting fluid for typos

    46. You think it's normal for a town to put all the businesses on one side of the road

    47. Your local golf course has "happy hour" between 1:00 and 2:00 am

    48. The seat in your outhouse is lined with styrofoam so your butt won't freeze to it when you have to sit down for a certain amount of time

    49. You've had to set your alarm every three hours to go start you car and let it run for 20 minutes so hopefully it will start in the morning so you can go to work

    50. Instead of plugging in your freezer, you just move it to the front porch

    51. You open your freezer to take out something for dinner, and are faced with many choices: Pink Salmon, Silver Salmon, Red Salmon, King Salmon, Smoked Salmon, or Halibut

    52. You can play road hockey on skates

    53. You see signs saying Do or do NOT _____ but you never see any law enforcement people

    54. You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends from Alaska

    (No Offence to Alec)
    Suche gut gebaute 18-30 Jährigen zum schlachten.
    - Metzgermeister

  • #2
    Now if you mix the California one in with this one, you've got a British Columbia thread.


    • #3
      Originally posted by Genessee
      Now if you mix the California one in with this one, you've got a British Columbia thread.
      how true is that, i was thinking of doing one but both California and Alaska sound excactly like around here its scary...i guess you get the best of both worlds living right between them!


      • #4
        Some of those are too true
        You've got to try to find what's right before your eyes-Finger Eleven