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max venable
04-12-2006, 03:24 PM
Take this quick online test:

Are you a Yankee or a Rebel (http://www.alphadictionary.com/articles/yankeetest.html)

Post your test scores in this thread.

Me? 50% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.

KronoRed
04-12-2006, 03:36 PM
46% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.

Good..I loath Rebels :D

westofyou
04-12-2006, 03:37 PM
21% Dixie. You are a Yankee Doodle Dandy.

Red Leader
04-12-2006, 03:45 PM
44% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.

pedro
04-12-2006, 03:52 PM
48% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.

vaticanplum
04-12-2006, 03:53 PM
36% Dixie. I am "definitey a Yankee".

westofyou
04-12-2006, 03:54 PM
48% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.
I'm 27% more Yankee due to the extended Great Lakes Area exposure.

pedro
04-12-2006, 03:56 PM
actually a lot of my answers reflected a great lakes bias. almost no north east.

a few south east ones such as y'all and access road.

Joseph
04-12-2006, 03:56 PM
79% Dixie. Your neck must be a little pink!

I prefer the term hellbilly.

westofyou
04-12-2006, 03:57 PM
a few south east ones such as y'all and access road.

You mean "you all" and frontage roads, but are you wearing gym shoes?

pedro
04-12-2006, 03:58 PM
You mean "you all" and frontage roads, but are you wearing gym shoes?

tennis shoes.

Red Leader
04-12-2006, 04:01 PM
tennis shoes.

Runnin' shoes for mah magic legs. :laugh:

dman
04-12-2006, 04:04 PM
70% Dixie, Just over the Mason-Dixon line.

I've always heard the one to do with soft drinks in the South. Even if you order a Pepsi, it's a Coke, no matter what.

Chip R
04-12-2006, 04:38 PM
39% Dixie. I am definitely a Yankee.

IslandRed
04-12-2006, 04:40 PM
58% Dixie. Barely in Dixie.

Which makes sense, having been in Tennessee for a few years and Florida for a long time before that, but I've generally used all-over-the-place slang with a fairly generic accent. One of my friends described my voice once as, "wherever you are, you sound like you're from somewhere else."

pedro
04-12-2006, 04:54 PM
I garnered my split in the following fashion.

Michigan - 6 years
California -4 years
Georgia - 10 years
Ohio - 13 years
Oregon- 3 years
South Carolina - 1 year

Puffy
04-12-2006, 05:07 PM
38% - definitely a Yankee

And its sneakers

max venable
04-12-2006, 05:08 PM
No big-time rednecks yet, huh?

BoydsOfSummer
04-12-2006, 05:26 PM
73% Dixie, You must be a little pink

I grew up in the south and I'm half hillbilly so that doesn't surprise me.

Sweetstop
04-12-2006, 06:09 PM
25% Dixie. You are a Yankee Doodle Dandy.


A Blue-stater born and raised in a Red-state just below the Mason-Dixon line and also have a distinct southern drawl (though my children don't at all)

Javy Pornstache
04-12-2006, 06:11 PM
Haha:

86% Dixie. Do you still use Confederate money?

Maybe I'm the first true 'billy here to take it.

pedro
04-12-2006, 06:12 PM
Haha:

86% Dixie. Do you still use Confederate money?

Maybe I'm the first true 'billy here to take it.

and all this time I thought you were a dominican.

paintmered
04-12-2006, 06:14 PM
45% here.

Javy Pornstache
04-12-2006, 06:15 PM
and all this time I thought you were a dominican.

Well I moonlighted as a Puerto Rican for the World Baseball Classic, 'cause I heard they were real short on catchers. Though, at first, I thought they said, "We NEED a real short catcher". I learned Spainish on audio cassette in my sleep for a couple weeks.

pedro
04-12-2006, 06:17 PM
Well I moonlighted as a Puerto Rican for the World Baseball Classic, 'cause I heard they were real short on catchers. Though, at first, I thought they said, "We NEED a real short catcher". I learned Spainish on audio cassette in my sleep for a couple weeks.

Impressive, especially for a southerner ;)

Caseyfan21
04-12-2006, 06:17 PM
40% Dixie - I had the Great Lakes response for nearly every single one of them. The funny thing is they should have one of these for Ohio. I have seriously had several people tell me that I have a southern accent here in Columbus (I'm from south of Dayton). I'm like you have to be kidding but many people have told me that here.

Yachtzee
04-12-2006, 06:32 PM
36% Dixie -All these years living along I-80.

I think it's interesting that my cousins who grew up in Fairfield sound almost like they're from Kentucky. Meanwhile my cousins who grew up in Mt. Washington sound like "Cincinnatians," which to me sounds like the rest of Ohio, but they use the word "please" like Hawaiians use "aloha."

Falls City Beer
04-12-2006, 06:37 PM
48% Dixie

But I went to college at Louisville and lived a year in Nashville.

Falls City Beer
04-12-2006, 06:58 PM
tennis shoes.

Indeed.

But both my parents were tennis players. So. And I've heard tons of Yankees call them tennis shoes.

RFS62
04-12-2006, 06:59 PM
52% Dixie... barely a southerner.

Weird, most of mine had great lakes ties

Falls City Beer
04-12-2006, 07:09 PM
52% Dixie... barely a southerner.

Weird, most of mine had great lakes ties

Yeah, I know. I found some of their regional classifications kind of dubious. I'd say 95% of my answers were "Found most everywhere in the U.S.", but somehow I was barely a Yankee. How do they make those distinctions?

They should have asked about Ale 8 One and Goo Goo Clusters.

RBA
04-12-2006, 07:19 PM
48% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.

GAC
04-12-2006, 07:22 PM
44% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.

me too Clem! :lol:

Gizmo
04-12-2006, 07:24 PM
I could have answered a few of those various ways, depending on day, mood, and interpretation. Spent 5 years of my life in Texas, the rest in southern Ohio, plus have family scattered about. The score that it gave me for my effort was a 47% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.

kbrake
04-12-2006, 07:25 PM
53% dixie

RedsFan75
04-12-2006, 07:33 PM
70% Dixie, Just over the Mason-Dixon line.

I've always heard the one to do with soft drinks in the South. Even if you order a Pepsi, it's a Coke, no matter what.

Down Kentucky way growing up it was a Pop. THe Coke was out in Texas, every where you went it a Coke.

Oh, I scored a 73%, but I grew up in KY, lived in New Mexico for 7 yrs, and Texas for 7 yrs and Cincinnati for 3, so I've spent most of my time in the south or west, so... Party Barn it was.

RedsBaron
04-12-2006, 09:14 PM
49% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.

Gainesville Red
04-12-2006, 09:47 PM
66% Dixie, just under the Mason-Dixon line.

IslandRed
04-12-2006, 10:00 PM
I could have answered a few of those various ways, depending on day, mood, and interpretation.

I know what you mean. The soft-drink question is one where I use nearly all the terms interchangeably. And "tennis shoes" gradually became "sneakers" because I haven't picked up a racquet in 15 years.

KittyDuran
04-12-2006, 10:07 PM
44% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.Same here...

wolfboy
04-12-2006, 10:08 PM
27% Dixie

I'm a yankee

SandyD
04-12-2006, 10:14 PM
I came up 76% Dixie, which isn't surprising, since I've lived nearly my entire life in the south. I take exception to the last question, tho. Always called them Doodle Bugs.

Yachtzee
04-12-2006, 10:33 PM
The Drive Thru Liquor Store threw me. We have them. We just call them "Drive Thrus" though.

SandyD
04-12-2006, 10:38 PM
no drive thru liquor stores here, but we have drive thru Daiquiri Shops. We just call them Daiquiri Shops.

reds1869
04-12-2006, 11:09 PM
46% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.

Red in Chicago
04-12-2006, 11:32 PM
45% dixie...barely in yankeedom...

not sure why i didn't score lower...grocery "bag" and rhymes with "rout" were my only two "southern" responses...when i used to drink regular coke, i would always ask for a coke, no matter what the carbonated beverage was, but now that i drink diet coke, i always say "pop"...this kept me on the yankee side, thank goodness:p:

out of curiosity, how many of you say "youse"? this is a term i grew up with and never even realized how bad it really sounded until a friend of mine brought it up to me and my family...

Yachtzee
04-13-2006, 12:21 AM
45% dixie...barely in yankeedom...

out of curiosity, how many of you say "youse"? this is a term i grew up with and never even realized how bad it really sounded until a friend of mine brought it up to me and my family...

I grew up with "you" (sng) and "you" (pl). I hear "y'unz" on occassion, due to my proximity to Western PA.

I do miss Chicago-isms like "jagoff" and "you want to come with?" Oh and I knew a guy born and raised in Darien who used to pronounce Taco Bell as "TACK-oh Bill".

919191
04-13-2006, 01:01 AM
78% Dixie. Your neck must be a little pink!

My grandfather who is 98 and healthy as a horse wears a string tie. It was the DNA that made me this way, as Freddie Mercury used to sing.

RANDY IN INDY
04-14-2006, 09:02 AM
91% Dixie.

max venable
04-14-2006, 09:08 AM
91% Dixie.

(in my Jeff Foxworty voice) If you score a 91 on the Yankee or Rebel online survey....you might be a redneck. :p:

Blimpie
04-14-2006, 09:43 AM
54% Dixie....In our house, my wife and I still fight over they way we will teach our kids to say, "car-mel" or "car-a-mel"

captainmorgan07
04-14-2006, 11:08 AM
47% barely in yankeedom

Roy Tucker
04-14-2006, 12:46 PM
46% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.

I wanted to use drive-thru but it wasn't there.

I do say car-a-mel and my kids make fun of me. Sometimes care-a-mel.

I'm surprised they didn't have "you guys" for addressing a group of people.

BRM
04-14-2006, 12:54 PM
71% Dixie. Your neck must be a little pink!

I grew up in southern Indiana. Lived there until I was 18.

SandyD
04-14-2006, 01:03 PM
54% Dixie....In our house, my wife and I still fight over they way we will teach our kids to say, "car-mel" or "car-a-mel"

I've lived in the south just about my entire life, and I've always said car-a-mel. Most people I know say it that way. When I heard folks say car-mel after I moved to TN, took a while to figure out what they were saying.

BoydsOfSummer
04-14-2006, 01:41 PM
Same here...

How non-Hamiltuckian of you. :p:

Coffeybro
04-15-2006, 06:56 PM
92% Dixie. Is General Lee your grandfather?! Didn't yall figure that by now?;)

RedsManRick
04-15-2006, 07:05 PM
43% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.

Lived in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Wisconsin, & Illinois...

Rojo
04-20-2006, 08:11 PM
53% Dixie, which surprises me since, at this point, less than one quarter of my life has been down there.

SandyD
04-20-2006, 10:21 PM
92% Dixie. Is General Lee your grandfather?! Didn't yall figure that by now?;)

South Carolina is the only state in the south I haven't visited, though I haven't seen much of North Carolina. Pretty much covered the rest.

Playadlc
04-20-2006, 10:57 PM
74% Dixie. Exactly what I expected living at the bottom of Indiana.

kyred14
04-21-2006, 03:48 AM
75% Dixie, Just over the Mason-Dixon line.

TeamCasey
04-21-2006, 04:32 AM
24% Dixie. You are a Yankee Doodle Dandy.

TeamMorris
04-21-2006, 09:00 AM
46% Dixie. Barely in Yankeedom.