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38 Things Minnesotans Are Too Nice To Brag About

Gosh darnit, Minnesota, you've got a lot to be proud of. So go ahead and toot your own horn!

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Bob Dylan, "Girl from the North Country"

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Here's YouTuber Pulltabproductions11's annual ranking of the best hairstyles at the Minnesota high school hockey tournament.

4. Duck Duck Gray Duck

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Everyone in MN knows that Duck Duck Gray Duck is a far superior game to Duck Duck Goose. With Gray Duck, there are so many fake-out options, like "duck, duck, plaid duck" or "duck, duck, green duck."

5. Bundt Cake

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Bundt cakes, which are basically delicious giant doughnuts, were popularized by Minnesota businessman H. David Dalquist in the 1950s and 60s. The official bundt pan is exclusively produced by Dalquist's company Nordic Ware, which is based in St. Louis Park.

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Just look at that oozing cheese.

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20. The Mighty Ducks

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The greatest movie franchise of all time is basically a documentary about Minnesota hockey.

Have you guys ever seen a flock of ducks flying in perfect formation? It's beautiful. Pretty awesome the way they all stick together. Ducks never say die. Ever seen a duck fight? No way. Why? Because the other animals are afraid. They know that if they mess with one duck, they gotta deal with the whole flock. I'm proud to be a Duck, and I'd be proud to fly with any one of you. -Gordon Bombay

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23. Amy Adams

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Adams got her start doing dinner theater in Chanhassen. In 1999, she landed a role in Drop Dead Gorgeous, which was being filmed in Minnesota. She's been amazing in every movie since.

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26. Fun In The Snow

28. The Winningest Coach In College Football History

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St. John's football coach John Gagliardi retired in 2012 after leading the university's program for 60 years, amassing 489 wins.

30. Lakes, Year-Round

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You can go swimming in July and then drive your snowmobile across the lake in December. And there's fishing year-round.

With over 10,000 lakes, there's no shortage of places to have fun.

36. The Perfect Bloody Mary

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Minnesota reveres the Bloody Mary. And it's an unspoken rule that every bloody is served with a small glass of beer, which is referred to as a snit or beer back.

Prince, "When You Were Mine"

Prince, "Darling Nikki"