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You May Be from the Pacific Northwest if...

Accurate weather forecasts amaze you.

The top of your head is bald, yet you still have a ponytail.

You allow other drivers to merge in front of you.

You are unfazed by 7-day weather forecasts that show only "showers followed by rain" or "rain followed by showers."

You buy several pairs of sunglasses each year because you can't find your old ones.

You can point to at least two volcanoes, even if you cannot see through the cloud cover.

You can taste the difference between Starbucks, Seattle's Best Coffee, and Veneto's.

You can tell the difference between Japanese, Chinese, and Thai food.

You can't figure out why people are so mean to Bill Gates.

You carry a $3,000 mountain bike atop your $500 car.

You complain about Californians, yet you sell one your house for twice what you paid.

You consider etiquette a foreign word.

You consider floating bridges not an engineering marvel but a pain in the ass.

You consider if it doesn't have snow on it or has not recently erupted, it's a "hill" not a "moun-tain."

You consider swimming an indoor sport.

You design your kid's Halloween costume to fit under a raincoat.

You drool at the world's worst B-B-Q sauce.

You feel guilty throwing aluminum cans or paper in the trash.

You feel overdressed wearing a suit to a nice restaurant.

You find a wallet with $500 in it and return it to its owner.

You go to a nice bar and sit at a table.

You go to work in the dark and come home in the dark, yet work 8-hour days.

You have actually used your mountain bike on a mountain.

You have ever tried to get a summer job in Alaska.

You have no concept of humidity without precipitation.

You have roots in Idaho or Montana but wanted a high paying job.

You hear the word "ferry" and think of boats and long waits.

You hear the word "pass" and don't think of football or dating.

You invite twice as many guests to a party as you have room for because only half will show up anyway.

You knew immediately that the view out Frasier's window was fake.

You know all the seasons are Almost Winter, Winter, Still Raining (Spring), Road Construction (Summer).

You know at least eight people who work for Intel.

You know how to pronounce Sequim, Puyallup, Issaquah, Oregon, Yakima, and Willamette.

You know more people who own boats than own air conditioners.

You know more than ten ways to order coffee.

You know ten words to describe the flavor of a cup of coffee.

You know that Boring is a town in Oregon and not just a state of mind.

You know the definition of the phrase "sun break" and can use it correctly.

You know the difference between Chinook, Coho, and Sockeye salmon.

You know what lutefiske is.

You long for a day with "showers and sun breaks."

You never go camping without waterproof matches and a poncho.

You obey all traffic laws except "keep right unless passing."

You often switch from heat to air conditioning in the same day.

You only honk your car horn when collision is imminent.

You personally know someone from Alaska.

You put on your shorts when the temperature gets above 50, but still wear your hiking boots and parka.

You say, "The mountain is out" when it's a pretty day and you can actually see it.

You stand on a deserted street corner in the rain waiting for the signal to change to "walk."

You switch to your sandals when it gets to 60°, but keep your socks on.

You tell your husband to pick up Granola on his way home and he stops at the day care center.

You think people who use umbrellas are either wimps or tourists.

You think skiing means staying warmly covered from head to toe, on both snow and water.

You think the state flower is mildew.

You used to live somewhere else but won't admit it in public.

You've never turned your wipers past "intermittent."

You actually get these jokes and send your friends this link!