Feel guilty throwing an aluminum
can in the trash.
Use the words "sun breaks" and know what it
Know more than 10 words to describe a cup of
Obey all traffic laws EXCEPT "keep right unless
Never go camping without waterproof matches and
Feel overdressed wearing a suit to a nice
Hear the word "ferry" and think of boats and long waits.
Know more people who own boats than own air
Stand on a deserted street corner in the rain
waiting for the light to change.
Know at least eight people who work for either
Microsoft or Boeing.
Are amazed by an accurate weather forecast.
Consider if it doesn't have snow on it or has not recently erupted, regardless of altitude, it is a "hill" not a "mountain".
Only honk your car horn if a collision is
imminent, NEVER for anything else.
Go to a really nice bar and sit at a table.
Invite twice as many people as you really want to a party since only half will actually show
Complain about Californians as you sell your
house to one for twice what you paid for
Know what Lutefisk is.
Personally know someone from Alaska.
Resent being called a "weirdo".
Consider floating bridges a pain in the butt, not an engineering marvel.
Find a wallet with $500 in it, and give it all
back to the owner.
Know the difference between Chinook, Coho, and
Know how to pronounce "Sequim", "Puyallup" and
Used to live somewhere else, but do not admit it
Consider swimming an indoor sport.
Can tell the difference between Japanese,
Chinese, and Thai food.
Have roots in Oregon, Idaho or Montana, but
wanted a high paying job.
working as a computer consultant in
Have ever tried to get a job in Alaska,
especially a summer job - only.
Think skiing always means being covered from head
to toe, on snow or water.
In winter, go to work in the dark and go home in
the dark, but only have an eight hour