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BUSS Round 1 - Washington vs. Wyoming

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Washington or Wyoming?

Poll ended at Tue Dec 20, 2005 2:25 pm

Washington
23
82%
Wyoming
5
18%
 
Total votes : 28

BUSS Round 1 - Washington vs. Wyoming

Postby ironman » Sun Dec 18, 2005 2:25 pm

Washington
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Capital City: Olympia
State Bird: Willow Goldfinch
Famous Washingtonians
Bob Barker, Game Show Host
Kurt Cobain, Singer
Bill Gates, Software executive
Jimi Hendrix, Guitarist
Adam West, Batman

Quick Facts
- The state of Washington is the only state to be named after a United States president.

- Seattle is home to the first revolving restaurant, 1961.

- Washington state produces more apples than any other state in the union.

- Washington state has more glaciers than the other 47 contiguous states combined.

- Washington state's capitol building was the last state capitol building to be built with a rotunda.

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Wyoming
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Capital City: Cheyenne
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
Famous Wyomingites
Curt Gowdy, Sportscaster
Jackson Pollack, Painter
Mike Devereaux, Mediocre Baseball Player

Quick Facts
- Wyoming's license plates feature a man on a bucking bronco.

- Wyoming was the first state to give women the right to vote.

- Yellowstone is the first official National Park (1872)

- Devils Tower was designated as the first National Monument (1906)

- The city of Gillette has the largest High School in the state (Campbell County High School)
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Postby bceagles04 » Sun Dec 18, 2005 2:26 pm

Jimi Hendrix + Kurt Cobain = No Brainer
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Postby luckygehrig » Sun Dec 18, 2005 2:52 pm

Seattle is home to some of the greatest rock bands ever. Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Dream Theater. If you vote against this, I have no choice but to assume you listen to rap :-P :-P or country. :-{
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Postby bceagles04 » Sun Dec 18, 2005 3:08 pm

luckygehrig wrote:Seattle is home to some of the greatest rock bands ever. Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Dream Theater. If you vote against this, I have no choice but to assume you listen to rap :-P :-P or country. :-{


agreed! Seattle a great band breeding ground
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Postby The_Met_Threat » Sun Dec 18, 2005 3:27 pm

Jacksonville, Florida produced the greatest rock band ever (Lynyrd Skynyrd), but Seattle created some decent grunge bands.
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Postby bronxxbomber » Sun Dec 18, 2005 3:33 pm

bceagles04 wrote:Jimi Hendrix + Kurt Cobain = No Brainer
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Who says I can't be a Yankees and Mets fan???
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Postby go_jays_go » Sun Dec 18, 2005 3:35 pm

Adam West.. :-b

I'm going with Washington.
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Postby Red Stripe » Sun Dec 18, 2005 4:50 pm

When Curt Gowdy is the most famous alum of the state you know it sucks.

Washington gets my vote
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Postby curious_george_43545 » Sun Dec 18, 2005 4:53 pm

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Postby PlayingWithFire » Sun Dec 18, 2005 5:10 pm

sympathy vote for Wyoming.

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