BitwiseShift: More people are traveling to Florida on Amtrak instead of flying to California.
Obscene_CNN: I'll drink to that!http://youtu.be/ACgJhE2L7Ms?t=46s
AverageAmericanGuy: I like to think that we here at Fark were in the vanguard when it came to identifying Florida as the retarded stepson of the states.
Old_Fark: and then . . .[i.imgur.com image 399x750]
cartersdad: Professor Socky?Rollins College professor Socky O'Sullivan ......
beatmonkey: A lot of people who have never been to California don't realize that most of the state is Republican farm land. You can see home made billboards while driving up the valley, that say Get the US Out of the UN! , or I Didn't Vote For Obama!It's really just the major cities (and sant cruz, and humbolt, and..) where the majority of "crazy" people are. And a lot of those people have emigrated there from another state.
MaudlinMutantMollusk: We still have our reputation as a major bastion of flakes and nuts, though/they can't take that away from us
Lorelle: MaudlinMutantMollusk: We still have our reputation as a major bastion of flakes and nuts, though/they can't take that away from usTrue, but many of them, such as Orly Taitz, are imported.
JonnyBGoode: [i563.photobucket.com image 54x11] tag is apparently vacationing in Florida.
pute kisses like a man: you know what's not weird? austin.
hasty ambush: To be fair high taxes and high unemployment have made the bizarre, unusual and outlandish too expensive for most Californians.
pute kisses like a man: well, i think florida is a bad kind of weird.whereas, louisiana is an awesome kind of weird.../ you know what's not weird? austin.
BitwiseShift: pute kisses like a man: you know what's not weird? austin.Traffic was too much, all those Republicans moving in. Weird moved to Portland.
StopLurkListen: Whether he's writing fiction or journalism, Carl Hiaasen's main character is always Florida, that axis of weirdness that gave us the sagas of Elian Gonzales, and dimpled "chads." It's also where developers build homes around gravel pits advertised as "lakefront property," and where marijuana falls out of the sky.This is how Hiaasen describes Florida: "The Sunshine State is a paradise of scandals teeming with drifters, deadbeats, and misfits drawn here by some dark primordial calling like demented trout. And you'd be surprised how many of them decide to run for public office."
Grumpy Cat: It's too bad. If it weren't for the people, Florida would be a nice state. Same goes for the other states.
DrunkWithImpotence: Everything is illegal here in the Golden State. And we're all broke too. We do still have the Arcata Eye though, right?http://www.arcataeye.com/category/police-log/It seems we do.
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