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    What is your state the worst at?

    Iowa gets off pretty light, I think.



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    Re: What is your state the worst at?

    Not in 20 years. Average age of Iowan farmer is 60. We are gonna need a huge influx of people to fix that.

    Wisconsin got a compliment too. Same with Arizona.



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    Re: What is your state the worst at?

    Oldest looks good compared to other possibilities...


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    Re: What is your state the worst at?

    Glad I don't live in North Dakota or Maine


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    Re: What is your state the worst at?

    I think Maine's tag has a pretty wide scope. Are they talking about the people being dumb, like "Man, this place is just full of dumb people." or are they referring to a general state of the state, so to speak, like "Man, this place is just dumb."


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    Re: What is your state the worst at?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyForPresident View Post
    Not in 20 years. Average age of Iowan farmer is 60. We are gonna need a huge influx of people to fix that.

    Wisconsin got a compliment too. Same with Arizona.
    Iowa's going to change quite a bit...

    Kind of amazing, you see all this growth in the suburbs of des moines, and you'd think 'how is this state barely growing'.. then you look at the areas outside the cities.

    We dont even need an influx, we just need to find ways to keep people here. I find it amazing how many friends from college (i graduated only 3 years ago) have already left the state. Everytime another leaves, i think maybe thats not such a bad idea for myself too.



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    Re: What is your state the worst at?

    I don't fully understand Minnesota's. As far as I knew they had neither the most total tornadoes nor did they have the most severe ones.

    They did have some nasty ones this summer, and they're pretty common in Minnesota but I think Kansas and Oklahoma have the most total twisters and Texas and Iowa had the most F5s.


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    Re: What is your state the worst at?

    Michigan...oh, poor Michigan.

    Also, is it ironic that California has the most stringent emissions requirements but has the highest level of air pollution?



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    Re: What is your state the worst at?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Iowa's going to change quite a bit...

    Kind of amazing, you see all this growth in the suburbs of des moines, and you'd think 'how is this state barely growing'.. then you look at the areas outside the cities.

    We dont even need an influx, we just need to find ways to keep people here. I find it amazing how many friends from college (i graduated only 3 years ago) have already left the state. Everytime another leaves, i think maybe thats not such a bad idea for myself too.
    I hope they keeping leaving. With all the growth and opportunity in DSM, it just keeps increasing the opportunity for those of us who want to stay.


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    Re: What is your state the worst at?

    South Dakota to Oklahoma is an interesting stretch.

    Especially NE to OK. One has violence against women, one has violent women (most female criminals). In between? Bad health. I suppose that makes sense.



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    Re: What is your state the worst at?

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    I don't fully understand Minnesota's. As far as I knew they had neither the most total tornadoes nor did they have the most severe ones.

    They did have some nasty ones this summer, and they're pretty common in Minnesota but I think Kansas and Oklahoma have the most total twisters and Texas and Iowa had the most F5s.
    Did they have any particularly deadly events? Most deaths by tornadoes?



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    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Did they have any particularly deadly events? Most deaths by tornadoes?
    Certainly could have this year. They had a lot of them.

    Probably what it was. I was speaking in long term terms, not the most recent year of stats.


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    Re: What is your state the worst at?

    Also, Utah's doesn't shock me in the least.

    Washington's is surprising as well. I suppose that Eastern Washington is desolate country. Not many women out there. Lots of sheep though.


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    Re: What is your state the worst at?

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Iowa's going to change quite a bit...

    Kind of amazing, you see all this growth in the suburbs of des moines, and you'd think 'how is this state barely growing'.. then you look at the areas outside the cities.

    We dont even need an influx, we just need to find ways to keep people here. I find it amazing how many friends from college (i graduated only 3 years ago) have already left the state. Everytime another leaves, i think maybe thats not such a bad idea for myself too.
    Correct, I should have qualified that by saying "influx of growers." And you are 100% right about small towns. I travel to a lot of small towns and most are just dead. They will only get worse as the years go by too.



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    Re: What is your state the worst at?

    The link said cocaine use for the state I am currently a resident of.

    I challenge the above answer. The correct answer has to be marijuana use. There are marijuana dispensaries every place you look in this state.


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