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21 Things That Are Way Too Real For People Who Grew Up In Minnesota

Snow day? Don’t hold your breath.

1. First of all, there is no such thing as a snow day.

2. And you’d better always have a jacket on hand.

3. Because the weather right now means nothing — give it six hours and everything could change.

4. Even our state bird is hardy enough for the winters.

5. You laugh bitterly when people complain about 20-degree weather.

6. Because our weather system just operates differently than other states’.

Here's the latest Minnesota snowfall forecast. #mnwx

— Tim Post (@TimPostmanPost)

7. And the concept of skimpy Halloween costumes is totally foreign to you.

you can never wear JUST your halloween costume, you had to wear your snow suit underneath as well #GrowingUpMinnesotan

— katelin¡! (@raisiniall)

8. You accept the presence of jello salad at every holiday meal without question.

9. You don’t have an accent, you swear! Jeez Louise!

#growingupminnesotan making fun of people for sounding like they came straight outta Fargo when you yourself sound like you came outta Fargo

— Samantha Faye Scholl (@samzeug)

10. …at least not until you drink a little.

The amount of wine it takes for me to believe I don't have a strong MN accent and to get a strong MN accent are the same (half a glass)

— Katie Heaney (@KTHeaney)

11. You’ll never forget to stock up for Sunday’s game on Friday or Saturday.

12. And you’ll be lucky if you leave a party within an hour of when you first started trying.

#growingupminnesotan taking literally two hours to say goodbye

— tori (@victorialynmn)

13. You’ll mourn for Camp Snoopy as long as you live.

#growingupminnesotan Camp Snoopy > Nickelodeon Universe

— Vicky 🐥🏒 (@PrincessDuck)

14. “It’s actually closer to 15,000.”

15. Now YOU have a friend in the diamond business.

#GrowingUpMinnesotan Knowing the entire Shane Company commercial perfectly word for word

— Allen Rashid (@Al_Rashid5)

16. You can’t believe the rest of the country plays it wrong.

17. 40 degrees = shorts weather.

#GrowingUpMinnesotan wearing shorts when it's 40 degrees because it's a heat wave

— Anna G (@anna_garrison)

18. And 70 degrees = turn on the AC.

#growingupminnesotan we all have air conditioners because if it's not -20 we start to melt

— junglejim4322 (@aprixis)

19. And so is a condition sometimes known as snowball belly.

20. You have to give yourself a pep talk before filling up the tank in the winter.

Id rather run out of gas than stand at the pump and freeze #MinnesotaStruggles

— Whitley McDonald (@itswhittt)

21. And you better not ever run out of defroster.

when you're running late af for class and don't have time to wait on the defrost

— Skinny Girl (@_theskinnygirl)

Just five, maybe six months of winter til spring. Hang in there!

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