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41 Things You Will Naturally Understand If You're From Texas

"You may all go to hell, and I will go to Texas."

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1. Any place that actually has good BBQ is going to have a line around the block.

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But in the end it's certainly worth the wait.

2. If someone is wearing a ring that resembles a Super Bowl trophy, you can bet that they went to A&M.

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Gig 'em.

3. The high school football games are so big, they are sometimes played in professional stadiums...

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4. ... and many of the home venues are bigger than college bowls.

We have high school football stadiums bigger than the state of Rhode Island

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5. You have a hard time explaining mums to out-of-staters.

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It's pretty much a huge grouping of flowers that you spend a ton of money on and only wear for one day.

6. Nothing signifies a change of the season like a Shiner seasonal brew.

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7. You know that taking the tollway means you can haul ass.

Someone asked me to give them one reason I love Texas. I told them I had 85 reasons:

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8. Even if you don't own a gun, you probably know how to use one.

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9. H-E-B is your store for EVERYTHING.

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10. It's one of the few places where chicken-shit bingo is actually a thing.

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Never have so many people actually paid attention to a chicken shitting.

11. And Hill Country Fare can hold its own against any brand-name product.

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13. If a small town has only one chain restaurant, you can bet your ass it's a Dairy Queen.

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The Texas stop sign.

15. Chances are you know someone who works in the oil field.

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16. You routinely see souped-up trucks that easily cost more than any luxury car.

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17. You literally count down the days until the State Fair starts...

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18. ...and you took the bus to the Houston Rodeo because you wouldn't want to miss the biggest spectacle around.

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19. If you're ever traveling on 35, you make it a point to grab some kolaches from Czech Stop.

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20. As a kid, you couldn't wait for summer, because that usually meant a trip to Schlitterbahn.

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"The hottest coolest time in Texas!"

21. And as an adult, summer usually means cold beers and a long float along the Guadalupe or Comal River.

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22. Spring break means heading down to Coca-Cola Beach at South Padre Island.

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Or if you couldn't make it that far, Port Aransas was a viable alternative.

23. You have seen your fair share of "secede" gear.

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Bumper stickers, T-shirts, and posters! Oh my!

24. A good pair of Lucchese boots costs more than an entire wardrobe...

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26. Many of your most memorable nights have been spent at Whataburger at 3 a.m.

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28. And the term "wide open spaces" was certainly meant for West Texas.

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29. When you hear the weather forecast, you pay more attention to the heat index than the temperature.

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30. Austin is a countercultural island in a state of red.

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31. It's always been very easy to tell which way the state leans.

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33. Hate 'em or love 'em, all eyes will always be on the Cowboys.

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34. And there is no greater Texas basketball dynasty than the San Antonio Spurs.

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Tim, Manu, and Tony: the real big three.

35. This man is an absolute legend.

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Nolan Ryan, a Texas original.

36. "Y'all" has its own vocabulary rules.

A guide to using y'all, for all y'all newcomers out there.

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37. Topo Chico is always a great hangover cure.

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38. Holiday season also means tamale season.

39. You'll always have a special place in your heart...

When it comes down to it, you know this state is not to be messed with.

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And you would never hide your Lone Star pride!

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