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14 Things All New Englanders Own

Once a New Englander, always a New Englander. You DO carry your own jug of maple syrup in your L.L.Bean backpack, right?

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1. Lobster crackers.

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Only fourth to the fork, knife, and spoon.

2. Real maple syrup.

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Maple FLAVORED syrup? Yeah right.

3. 4-wheel drive.

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As far as the landscape goes, New England has a little of everything. You never know where you're gonna end up!

4. Plenty of buckets for blueberry picking.

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Mmmmmm. Super fresh!

5. A friend with a boat.

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Or at least a friend with a kayak.

6. A really good camera.

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Because your neighbors won't BELIEVE the size of the moose you saw in the backyard last week.

7. A good pair of hiking boots.

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Because the rain, sleet, or snow can't stop you from going out and having fun.

8. A massive snow shovel.

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10 inches of snow? That's nothing.

9. A really good fishing pole.

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And a relaxing, secret lake spot just to yourself.

10. A comfortable chair for all the sports championships you’ve watched.

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You never miss a game... or a chance to tailgate!

11. A REALLY good cribbage board.

Portable fun!
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Portable fun!

12. One of these in your wardrobe:

Every household has one.
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Every household has one.

13. A quality bottle opener for all the local beer you drink.

So many breweries, so little time.
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So many breweries, so little time.

14. Flannel everything.

It's your uniform!
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It's your uniform!

And this backpack.

It just doesn't get more New England than an L.L. Bean backpack!
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It just doesn't get more New England than an L.L. Bean backpack!