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    21 Reasons Minnesota Is Totally A Fly-Over State


    1. This is Minnesota. Lil' state in the midwest. Not much to see here, people.

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    2. Those plains-y states all have the same flatlands and fields.

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    3. And what is even with the "Twin Cities"?

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    Can't you just pick one, Minnesota?

    4. A mall so big there's lit'rally an amusement park inside? Meh.

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    The Mall of America.

    5. And the food? Please. Juicy Lucys are not much to write home about.

    Who gives a hoot about oozy molten cheese stuffed inside the patty?

    6. And the baked goods have too much butter and sugar in them.

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    This American Tea Cake from A Baker's Wife is way too caramelized and dough-licious.

    7. The beer scene isn't much to speak of.

    Probably have to go to Wisconsin for any cool local beers.

    8. And culture? It's not like any cool people are from Minnesota.

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    Oh, wait.

    9. There's basically no art at all.

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    10. Or any renowned theaters.

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    11. And when you ~do~ get away from the city lights, there's really not much to see either.

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    12. There are a bunch of lakes I guess?

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    While it's known as The Land of 10,000 Lakes, Minnesota officially has 11,842. That's a lot.

    13. But Lake Superior is not all that ~superior.~

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    14. And once the lakes freeze over, there's nothing to do on them.

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    Just the Lake Harriet Winter Kite Festival.

    15. The winters are super boring and not pretty at all.

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    16. When the first snow falls, no one ever leaves their house.

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    17. The other seasons aren't much better, tbh.

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    18. The lights of the Minnesota State Fair midway in the summertime are just annoying.

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    19. And state fair food? Hard pass.

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    🚨🚨Red velvet funnel cake.🚨🚨

    20. P. much zero spots to get away from it all.

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    21. Definitely no ~northern magic~ whatsoever. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    Northern lights = basically magic.

    JK, guys. We all know the proper answer to the question "Should I visit Minnesota?" is:

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