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BUSS Round 2 - California BEATS Kansas

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California or Kansas?

Poll ended at Fri Dec 23, 2005 10:44 am

California
31
72%
Kansas
12
28%
 
Total votes : 43

BUSS Round 2 - California BEATS Kansas

Postby ironman » Wed Dec 21, 2005 10:44 am

California
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Nickname: Golden State
State Flower: California Poppy
Largest Cities:
Los Angeles
San Diego
San Jose
San Francisco
Long Beach

Quick Facts
- California's Mount Whitney measures as the highest peak in the lower 48 states. Its most famous climb is Mount Whitney Trail to the 14,495 feet summit. Wilderness permits are required.

- In 1925 a giant sequoia located in California's Kings Canyon National Park was named the nation's national Christmas tree. The tree is over 300 feet in height.

- More turkeys are raised in California than in any other state in the United States.

- Pacific Park, on the venerable Santa Monica Pier, re-creates the amusement parks once dotting the ocean areas along the Pacific Coast. Featured are 11 amusement rides including the 1910-vintage hand-carved merry-go-round appearing in the movie "The Sting."

- Alpine County is the eighth smallest of California's 58 counties. It has no high school, ATMs, dentists, banks, or traffic lights.

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Kansas
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Nickname: Sunflower State
State Flower: Sunflower, duh
Largest Cities:
Wichita
Overland Park
Kansas City
Topeka
Olathe

Quick Facts
- Dodge City is the windiest city in the United States.

- At one time it was against the law to serve ice cream on cherry pie in Kansas.

- The first woman mayor in the United States was Susan Madora Salter. She was elected to office in Argonia in 1887.

- The first black woman to win an Academy Award was Kansan Hattie McDaniel. She won the award for her role in "Gone with the Wind."

- Kansas inventors include Almon Stowger of El Dorado who invented the dial telephone in 1889; William Purvis and Charles Wilson of Goodland who invented the helicopter in 1909; and Omar Knedlik of Coffeyville who invented the first frozen carbonated drink machine in 1961.
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Postby Coppermine » Wed Dec 21, 2005 10:47 am

CA for me... RIP for Tookie
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Postby acsguitar » Wed Dec 21, 2005 12:12 pm

TOOL is from Cali...Gotta go Cali over the worst state ever
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Postby Red Stripe » Wed Dec 21, 2005 12:52 pm

I'll go with Cali, Kansas is pretty boring, I've been there alot.
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Postby baseball6791 » Wed Dec 21, 2005 1:43 pm

Is this a joke ;-7 Do we even need a vote for this? ;-) :-b :-D

CALI all the way ;-D ;-D ;-D
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Postby BaseballFann0008 » Wed Dec 21, 2005 2:24 pm

Cal ;-D
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Postby Half Massed » Wed Dec 21, 2005 2:33 pm

Who voted for Kansas? You better live there... ;-)
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Postby Arlo » Wed Dec 21, 2005 2:43 pm

Half Massed wrote:Who voted for Kansas? You better live there... ;-)

Folks who lost to wr in a league, perhaps? :-b
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Postby Mookie4ever » Wed Dec 21, 2005 2:46 pm

California until they come up against someone decent.
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Postby luckygehrig » Wed Dec 21, 2005 3:01 pm

Cali. Kansas is the worst excuse for a state ever. Get some elevation already!
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