27 Signs You Went To College In Maine

They were the best years of your life, and you spent them among the pine trees and moose.

1. When You Tell People Your School was/is in Maine, They Assume You Are Moderately Insane

2. Fall is Your Favorite Season

3. Cold Starts at 10° F

4. If it was Warmer than 40° F, It was Time For Shorts

5. Everyone Assumes You Had Lobster in the Dining Hall

6. When People Came to Visit, They Wanted to Go Here

You had to figure out where this was (Hint: Cape Elizabeth)

7. This Situation May Have Happened to You

So Much Flannel

8. The Question was Never Whether You Skied, But How Often

You Probably Invested in at Least One Season Pass

9. You’ve Taken Multiple Trips to Acadia National Park

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10. Hearing the Phrase “Just Outside of Boston” is Physically Painful

11. Your Professors Brought Their Dogs to Class

You knew both your professors and their dogs on a first name basis

12. Winter Was a Six-Month Commitment

13. You Own an Arsenal of Winter Stuff

Showshoes… don’t know where they came from.

14. You Have an Educated Opinion on Both Tim Horton’s and Dunkin Donuts

Yay for Options!

15. Hockey Was the Most Important Sport on Campus

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16. The Dating Scene Was… Interesting

17. Having a Car Made You Very Popular on Friday Afternoons

18. Blueberries are a Way of Life

19. You’ve Been to L.L. Bean in Freeport at 2 am

The place never closes.

20. You Tried Moxie Once

21. At Least One of Your Friends was Really Into Phish

22. You Have a Special Place in Your Liver for Shipyard’s Pumpkinhead

23. “Wet Hot American Summer” is One of Your Favorite Movies

24. You Would Occasionally Go on Joy Rides to Look at Views

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25. You Did the Same Thing Every Weekend

26. You Made Some Great Friends

“We’re all in this together, people!”

27. This Happened and You Still Went to Class

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So much snow

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