"I saw Wedding Crashers accidentally. I bought a ticket for Grizzly Man and went into the wrong theater. After an hour, I figured I was in the wrong theater, but I kept waiting. Thatís the thing about bear attacks. They come when you least expect it."-Dwight K. Schrute
4:30 remaining. It took 2-3 minutes to remember Maryland and Massachusetts. Before that, Washington & Oregon stumped me briefly.
I started off trying to do the map thing, starting in New England, which I feared would be the toughest, but then I started just doing it by college conferences (now, which states are in the SEC? the ACC? the Big 10 & Big 12?)
Finally I resorted to thinking alphabetically. At work, we use state checklists that I look at frequently and I finally realized the "M" category seemed a bit low.
Great link - I'm going to email it to torture some family.
Last edited by UKFlounder; 06-01-2007 at 06:26 PM.
i forgot about new jersey...maybe i'm secretly a new yorker
Did it with 4:55 remaining...I had 49 right with 6:00 left and could not believe I had forgotten Louisiana
"Booing on opening day is like telling grandma her house smells like old lady."--WOY
Did it with 2:58 remaining.
I forgot New Jersey -- which is pretty bad, considering my father was born outside of Newark.
24 Years and Counting...
I got 49 States in about 4 Minutes and spent 4 Minutes typing in multiple spellings of Massachusetts until I finally hit on the right combination of letters.
They should allow abreviations. I haven't actually spelled these out in 40+ years.
At least I know how to spell it now.
"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH
Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS
Has anyone been to every state? I've been to 42 so far. 8 more to go.....
Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, North Dakota, Alaska, Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire
"....the two players I liked watching the most were Barry Larkin and Eric Davis. I was suitably entertained by their effortless skill that I didn't need them crashing into walls like a squirrel on a coke binge." - dsmith421
Burn down the disco. Hang the blessed DJ. Because the music that he constantly plays, it says nothing to me about my life.
FREAKING RHODE ISLAND! Its too dang small anyways....
Let's make some noise!
Never let facts get in the way of a good rant.