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BUSS Round 1 - Alabama vs. Hawaii

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Alabama or Hawaii?

Poll ended at Tue Dec 20, 2005 11:15 am

Alabama
6
19%
Hawaii
26
81%
 
Total votes : 32

BUSS Round 1 - Alabama vs. Hawaii

Postby ironman » Sun Dec 18, 2005 11:15 am

Alabama
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Capital City: Montgomery
State Bird: Yellowhammer
Famous Alabamians
Hank Aaron, Baseball Player
Nat King Cole, Singer
Carl Lewis, Track Athlete
Willie Mays, Baseball Player
Joe Louis, Boxer
Hank Williams, Country Singer

Quick Facts
- Alabama introduced the Mardi Gras to the western world. The celebration is held on Shrove Tuesday, the day before Lent begins.

- Alabama workers built the first rocket to put humans on the moon.

- The world's first Electric Trolley System was introduced in Montgomery in 1886.

- Alabama is the only state with all major natural resources needed to make iron and steel. It is also the largest supplier of cast-iron and steel pipe products.

- Montgomery is the capital and the birthplace of the Confederate States of America.

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Hawaii
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Capital City: Honolulu
State Bird: Nene Hilario
Famous Hawaiians
Tia Carrere, Actress
Don Ho, Entertainer
Charlie Hough, Baseball Player
Sid Fernandez, Baseball Player
Jerome Williams, Baseball Player

Quick Facts
- The state of Hawaii consists of eight main islands: Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe and the Big Island of Hawaii.

- Hawaii is the most isolated population center on the face of the earth. Hawaii is 2,390 miles from California; 3,850 miles from Japan; 4,900 miles from China; and 5,280 miles from the Philippines.

- Hawaii is the only state that grows coffee.

- More than one-third of the world's commercial supply of pineapples comes from Hawaii.

- There are only 12 letters in the Hawaiian alphabet.

* Vowels: A, E, I, O, U
* Consonants: H, K, L, M, N, P, W
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Postby bronxxbomber » Sun Dec 18, 2005 11:36 am

Hawaii ;-D
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Postby Coppermine » Sun Dec 18, 2005 12:40 pm

Yeah, this is a real tough one...

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Postby Red Stripe » Sun Dec 18, 2005 1:04 pm

I wonder if Alabama will even get a vote
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Postby Coppermine » Sun Dec 18, 2005 1:11 pm

Red Stripe wrote:I wonder if Alabama will even get a vote


Maybe from the dude in your sig... otherwise....
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Postby Red Stripe » Sun Dec 18, 2005 1:14 pm

Coppermine wrote:
Red Stripe wrote:I wonder if Alabama will even get a vote


Maybe from the dude in your sig... otherwise....


Naw he's probably somewhere back in Civil War right now
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Postby DieHardCubbie » Sun Dec 18, 2005 2:09 pm

Hawaii in a landslide.... ;-D
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Postby bceagles04 » Sun Dec 18, 2005 2:26 pm

DieHardCubbie wrote:Hawaii in a landslide.... ;-D


no kidding

from the looks, Hawaii could be a sleeper for the whole thing!

Where is the whole bracket with every state?
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Postby luckygehrig » Sun Dec 18, 2005 2:54 pm

Alabama. The redneck connection between them and Nevada is too great. Plus, my Dad lived there for like 12 years or something. And, this summer when my car broke down there, they were a whole lot more helpful than when my car broke down in New York.
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Postby HiddenIdentity » Sun Dec 18, 2005 3:40 pm

Anyone who picks alabama over Hawaii should be banned from the cafe. :-t
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