You Know You Live in Oregon If...

  • You believe the weather man.
  • You throw an aluminum can in the trash and feel guilty.
  • You use the words 'sun breaks' and know what it means.
  • You know more than 10 words to describe a cup of coffee.
  • You complain about Californians as you sell your house to one for twice as much as you originally paid
  • You never go camping without water-proof matches and ponchos.
  • You stand on a deserted street corner in the rain waiting for the light to change (if there even is a light).
  • You know more people who own boats than air conditioners.
  • You obey all traffic laws except keep right and left passing.
  • You only honk your horn if collision is imminent and never for anything else.
  • You consider swimming an indoor sport.
  • You consider something a "hill" (not a mountain) if it doesn't have snow on it or has not recently erupted, regardless of its altitude.
  • You can't tell the difference between Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Thai food.
  • In the winter, you go to work in the dark, come home in the dark, and only have an 8 hour day.
  • You've ever tasted Pace extra mild picante sauce.
  • You feel overdressed wearing a suit to a really nice restaurant.
  • You consider "etiquette" a foreign word.
  • You personally know someone from California.
  • You resent being called a weirdo.
  • You drool at the world's worst spaghetti sauce.
  • You find a wallet with $500 and give it back to the owner.
  • You used to live somewhere else but won't admit it publicly.
  • You know the difference between Chinook, Coho, and Sockeye salmon.
  • You've ever ordered a half caff/decaf, nonfat mocha grande with sugar-free cranberry whip (or you know what it is).
  • The bride & groom registered at REI.(sport supply store)
  • You are amazed at an accurate weather forecast.
  • If someone ran your car off the highway, you might drown.
  • You'd be miffed if the store was out of your favorite brand of water.
  • Every day is casual Friday.


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