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54 Things That Are Definitely Bigger In Texas

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A musical accompaniment for this post.

"All my Exes Live in Texas" -- George Strait

2. You hear "everything is bigger in Texas" tossed around a lot. But since it's close to the geographic size of Europe, maybe they have a point.

3. State pride is bigger in Texas.

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Yes it is.

4. School rings are bigger in Texas.

Texas A&M: In front of the Former Student’s Building stands a gigantic rendition of the famous Aggie Ring.
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Texas A&M: In front of the Former Student’s Building stands a gigantic rendition of the famous Aggie Ring.

5. Military service is bigger in Texas.

6. Hair is bigger in Texas.

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Naturally.

And they all get their hair done here.

7. Mascots are bigger in Texas.

As is the practice of washing them.

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8. Big Tex is bigger in Texas.

Even when he's on fire. RIP

9. BBQ is bigger in Texas.

As are open-pit BBQs...

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...and normal BBQs...

...and Gun BBQs.

10. As are guns themselves...

...and bros with guns...

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...and guns with Texas on them.

11. Steaks are bigger in Texas.

As are ribs...

...and pizzas.

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12. Oil geysers are bigger in Texas.

13. Texas home decor is bigger in Texas.

14. Modern architecture is bigger in Texas.

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Like this sweet building at Rice University.

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15. Irony is bigger in Texas.

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16. Rattlesnakes are bigger in Texas.

17. Fish are bigger in Texas.

18. Scenic deserts are bigger in Texas.

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19. Cadillac Ranches are bigger in Texas.

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20. Being blonde is bigger in Texas.

21. Dance halls are bigger in Texas.

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22. Blaming politicians is bigger in Texas.

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23. Sunlit baseball fields are bigger in Texas.

24. Religion is bigger in Texas.

Like, a lot bigger.

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25. The prairie is bigger in Texas.

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26. Badass advertising is bigger in Texas.

27. Beer is bigger in Texas.

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Of course.

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28. Margaritas are bigger in Texas.

29. Wheelchair tanks are bigger in Texas.

30. Reality shows are bigger in Texas.

31. Temperatures are bigger in Texas.

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32. Population is bigger in Texas.

33. Actually, Texas has three of the four fastest-growing cities in America. Austin is No. 1.

Dallas is No. 2.

Houston is No. 4.

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34. Solar power fields are bigger in Texas.

35. Sunsets are bigger in Texas.

36. Crazy-huge statues are bigger in Texas.

Like this one in the middle of the I-45.

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Or this life-size football team.

Buddy Holly.

Oh, wow.

Jesus?

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OK, this is getting out of control.

Dallas Mavericks cheerleaders uniforms are not bigger in Texas.

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37. Kicking ass is bigger in Texas.

And in case you disagree with the above point:

"The Eyes of a Ranger"

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38. The Texas Capitol is bigger than yours.

39. Convenience stores are bigger in Texas.

40. Music festivals are bigger in Texas.

41. Rodeos are bigger in Texas.

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As are indoor rodeos.

42. Texas flags are bigger in Texas.

Especially when they are made out of cake...

...or rice.

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43. Hats are bigger in Texas.

Yes.

44. Hats on trucks are bigger in Texas.

As are trucks in general.

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45. Speed limits are bigger in Texas.

46. Boots are bigger in Texas.

47. Doughnuts are bigger in Texas.

48. Politicians are bigger in Texas.

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49. Professional football is bigger in Texas.

As are the stadiums they play it in.

And the Jumbotrons inside of them.

50. High school football is bigger in Texas.

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Take, for instance, this $60 million high school football field in Allen, Texas.

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And it is only the third largest in the state.

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51. Romance novels are bigger in Texas.

52. Patriotism is bigger in Texas.

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53. Battleship memorials are bigger in Texas.

However, bigger in Texas can also be a bad thing:

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54. But in general, we think it's AMAZING.

55. Go Texas!