Stupid Poll for no reason

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which state is the worst to drive in that touches Iowa?

  1. Nebraska

    112 vote(s)
    77.2%
  2. South Dakota

    6 vote(s)
    4.1%
  3. Minnesota

    2 vote(s)
    1.4%
  4. Wisconsin

    1 vote(s)
    0.7%
  5. Illinois

    7 vote(s)
    4.8%
  6. Missouri

    17 vote(s)
    11.7%
  1. mj4cy

    mj4cy Asst. Regional Manager
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    I haven't started a stupid poll in awhile, so here is something for you people bored on a Friday.


    Worst neighboring state of Iowa to drive through.
     
  2. HILLCYD

    HILLCYD Well-Known Member

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    This isn't even a contest. That God-forsaken wasteland people call Nebraska.
     
  3. jumbopackage

    jumbopackage Well-Known Member

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    Nebraska, and it isn't even close.

    Iowa isn't exactly a ball to drive across either, don't get me wrong. At least we have civilization at convenient 2 hour intervals though.
     
  4. mj4cy

    mj4cy Asst. Regional Manager
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    haha dang it....you are all right it IS too easy. I'll think of a better poll in the future. We can also see if anyone finds something worse than Nebraska.
     
  5. brianhos

    brianhos Moderator
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    nebraska nebraska nebraska. That drive to Cheyenne is BRUTAL!
     
  6. fulll02

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    Nebraska is the most boring. Minnesota has the worst drivers.
     
  7. mj4cy

    mj4cy Asst. Regional Manager
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    Northern Minnesota is my fav. to drive through.
     
  8. HILLCYD

    HILLCYD Well-Known Member

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    AMEN TO THAT. I think they passed a state law up there that says "The left lane is for driving slowly with no regard to the world around you"
     
  9. superfan

    superfan Well-Known Member

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    Nebraska, only because Kansas doesn't touch Iowa.

    Stupid buttholes. Why should I have to pay $9.25 to drive through your state? THERE'S NOTHING THERE!
     
  10. Bader

    Bader Well-Known Member

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    I drove non-stop from San Luis Obispo, CA to Ames in just over 18 hours with my cousin. The drive was great...until you pass Denver. Then its eastern CO and NE for a lifetime and a half. We had to stop and switch drivers every 2 hours because we couldn't take it anymore. I hate that state....
     
  11. guitarchitect7

    guitarchitect7 Well-Known Member

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    Illinois has a stretch there heading to chicago which is a lot like Nebraska, but at least that dullness has an end. Nebraska keeps going and going and going and, well you get the idea!
     
  12. jumbopackage

    jumbopackage Well-Known Member

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    You have apparently never driven in Florida before. They have far and away the worst drivers I've encountered.

    The craziest drivers are in Michigan, IMO. I've been passed on the shoulder on the interstate when I was going 15 over the speed limit.
     
  13. isucyfan

    isucyfan Speechless

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    Neb. used to be worse in my younger years when I had nothing to listen to but the radio. In Western Neb. you can't get a decent station.

    I didn't know Minnesota had the worst drivers, and I live here! If you are referring to the fast lane problem, I think drivers in the metro area think that all the lanes are equal for speed. The slow guys in the left lane must think, "Hey, there are three lanes going faster than me on the right, so I guess the slow lane can be here."
     
  14. wonkadog

    wonkadog Well-Known Member

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    As others have said, Nebraska by a mile. Kansas is kind of a watered-down Iowa...still at least has more civilization than Nebraska west of Lincoln.
     
  15. pulse

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    I'd call Kansas a watered down Nebraska. And not a whole lot of water at that. As we all know Iowa at least has rolling hills. Neb and Kan are flat, mindless, unending wastelands.
     
  16. keepngoal

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    #16 keepngoal, Nov 2, 2007
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    Nebraska is easy... 4 lanes fast speed limits and you usually don't have to interact with them (oh and 5.0 beer, right?)

    My vote was for Mizzou. Tough to go N/S through Mizzo. E/W is easy but when leaving/arriving to Iowa, N/S is the main route. Besides, they 'think' they are southern. that is worse than being from the south.

    -keep.
     
  17. Bader

    Bader Well-Known Member

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    Hmm, is it strange the constituents match the description of the landscape?
     
  18. keepngoal

    keepngoal Jobless Jerk
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    Western Kansas is one of the best scenic routes in the mid-west ... really it is.

    - keep.
     
  19. chadm

    chadm Giving it a go

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    Southwest Kansas is a desert. No trees or rivers. The farthest southwest county which is large by the way doesn't have a single bridge.

    And try driving down there at night. You have no depth preception. Everyone lives in a town so out in the middle of nowhere there aren't yard lights like you see around Iowa at night in the country.
     
  20. chrishull14

    chrishull14 Well-Known Member

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    Nebraska-they can't even get football right anymore.
     

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