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    Why It's Awesome To Be From New Jersey

    And why we don't care if you agree. NJ all day!

    When someone asks where you're from and you proudly proclaim New Jersey, their reaction is always the same.

    It doesn't matter if you tell them NJ is a great place to live...

    The reason why New Jerseyites don't argue the point any further is pretty simple.

    I mean, does your state make pizza slices as big as babies?

    New Jersey is home to some of music's biggest legends.

    Speaking of Sinatra, did you know it's a scientific fact that New Jersey breeds the toughest sonsabitches around?

    This probably has something to do with the fact that NJ is home to one of the most dangerous cities in America: Camden.

    Reeelax, we're not all in the mob.

    New Jerseyites also have an unmatched sense of humor.

    New Jersey is so awesome, New York sports teams are dying to play here.

    It's so great, people write hit musicals about it.

    And grown men wail about its women.

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    New Jersey is centrally located near many major attractions.

    By law, we are not allowed to pump our own gas.

    And we have our own traffic laws.

    It's a traffic system in which turning traffic exits right to go left. Why? Because screw you, that's why!

    And if you want to learn other weird things about NJ, you can read this:

    New Jersey has a lot of personality.

    It produced these entertaining human beings:

    NJ is home to one of the country's best theme parks, Six Flags Great Adventure.

    Driving in circles looking for parking and yelling at pedestrians who get in your way will really get your heart rate up — take our word for it.

    And our breakfast sandwiches...

    By the way, this is the view from some parts of Hudson County, NJ.

    In sum, NJ is a fantastic place to call home whether you want to believe it or not.

    One more thing: stop calling it "Joisey."