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12 Reasons East Coast Winter Is Completely Different Than Midwest Winter

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This is East Coast winter:

This is Midwest winter:

And there are exactly 12 differences between the two...

1. East Coasters really enjoy warm winter beverages.

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Midwesterners, on the other hand, more frequently go for "hot" beverages.

2. Midwesterners love to warm up around a cozy fireplace.

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On the East Coast, meanwhile, people prefer to snuggle up in front of the fireplace.

3. East Coast winter is bitter cold.

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Midwest winter would be better described as frigid. (Totally different.)

4. Midwest winter is wayyyy too long.

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Winter on the East Coast, however, is "far" too long.

5. Snowmen are super important on the East Coast.

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The Midwest concentrates more on "snowpeople," thank you very much.

6. Snow angels are super serious in the Midwest.

East Coast snow angels? A little more relaxed.
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East Coast snow angels? A little more relaxed.

7. The East Coast goes all out for winter holidays.

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The Midwest goes all in for the same holidays.

8. Winter is all about outdoor activities in the Midwest.

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On the East Coast, people partake in outdoor fun.

9. The East Coast gets a lot of winter storms.

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The Midwest simply refers to their storms as "winter."

10. The Midwest gets a lot of — what they refer to as — "icicles."

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The East Coast also gets icicles, but rarely refers to them.

11. East Coasters have to shovel a ton of snow every year.

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Midwesterners shovel a "buttload" of snow. (And the ratio of "buttloads" to "tons" is like totally crazy, trust us.)

12. Midwest winter is majestic.

East Coast winter is merely "gorgeous."