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BUSS Round 1 - Oregon vs. West Virginia

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Oregon or West Virginia?

Poll ended at Fri Dec 16, 2005 1:25 pm

Oregon
29
88%
West Virginia
4
12%
 
Total votes : 33

BUSS Round 1 - Oregon vs. West Virginia

Postby ironman » Wed Dec 14, 2005 1:25 pm

Winner plays Illinois in Round 2

Oregon
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Capital City: Salem
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
Famous Oregonians
Matt Groening, Cartoonist
Dave Kingman, Baseball Player
Steve Prefontaine, Track athlete
Sally Struthers, Actress

Quick Facts
- Oregon's state flag pictures a beaver on its reverse side. It is the only state flag to carry two separate designs.

- Oregon has more ghost towns than any other state.

- The Columbia River gorge is considered by many to be the best place in the world for windsurfing.

- Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States and is formed in the remains of an ancient volcano.

- Oregon and New Jersey are the only states without self-serve gas stations.

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West Virginia
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Capital City: Charleston
State Bird: Cardinal
Famous West Virginians
George Brett, Baseball Player
Don Knotts, Actor
Mary Lou Retton, Gymnast
Chuck Yeager, Test pilot

Quick Facts
- West Virginia is the only state in the Union to have acquired its sovereignty by proclamation of the President of the United States.

- West Virginia is considered the southern most northern state and the northern most southern state.

- Mother’s Day was first observed at Andrews Church in Grafton on May 10, 1908.

- West Virginia has the oldest population of any state. The median age is 40.

- Jackson's Mill is the site of the first 4-H Camp in the United States.
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Postby logan » Wed Dec 14, 2005 2:09 pm

the simpsons vote oregon
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Postby ironman » Wed Dec 14, 2005 2:53 pm

Will anyone vote for West Virginia? :-?
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Postby acsguitar » Wed Dec 14, 2005 3:16 pm

Oregon is supposed to be awesome...Besides denver the only city I can see myself living in would be portland
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Postby Half Massed » Wed Dec 14, 2005 5:14 pm

Gotta go with Oregon.
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Postby BaseballFann0008 » Wed Dec 14, 2005 5:58 pm

oregon

i feel sorry for them not getting a BCS bid
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Postby Red Stripe » Wed Dec 14, 2005 6:17 pm

The only reason I've probably heard of West Virginia is because they are surprisingly good at both basketball and football. Besides that I know nothing else about the place. Oregon gets my vote then.
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Postby curious_george_43545 » Wed Dec 14, 2005 7:05 pm

West Virginaia is still a state? ...Oregon
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Postby LooseCannon » Wed Dec 14, 2005 7:06 pm

Oregon, ;-D
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Postby bronxxbomber » Wed Dec 14, 2005 7:12 pm

two places i've never been before. i'll go with oregon cause i have some friends from out there.
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