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State

The Resume

    (March 3, 1845- )
    27th state to join
    Third of eleven states to secede and join the Confederacy
    Seceded: January 10, 1861
    Readmitted: June 25, 1868
    Juan Ponce de Leon found Florida in search for the fountain of youth (1513)
    Nickname: Sunshine State
    Capital: Tallahassee
    Size: 58,560 square miles (ranks 22nd)
    Motto: In God We Trust
    Bird: Mockingbird
    Flower: Orange Blossom
    Tree: Sabal Palm
    Song: Old Folks At Home

Why Florida might be annoying:

    Incompetent voters held up the 2000 election results.
    It is sometimes dubbed as 'America's Wang.'
    Teens and college students flock down to Florida to get drunk and party.
    Cubans risk their lives to defect to America through Florida.
    Alligators are known to invade home swimming pools.
    Many dead bodies have turned up in the canals.
    There is a lot of swamp land, such as The Everglades.
    It is known to have many gangs & also have a high crime rate in many cities.
    It is almost always featured on COPS.
    It is the home of Jeb Bush.
    It has nudist colonies for people that pretend they're into nature & not checking out each other's stuff.

Why Florida might not be annoying:

    Two words: orange juice!
    It has many beaches.
    Retirees settle there.
    It is full of tourist attractions.
    It is one of several homes to internationally known Mickey Mouse.
    It was ranked in People Magazine's 25 Most Intriguing of 2000.
    Spain, England and France laid claim to Florida.
    The oldest still inhabited US city is St. Augustine (1565).
    They have two NBA basketball teams the Miami Heat (1988- ) and the Orlando Magic (1989- ).
    They have three NFL football teams named the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1976- ), Jacksonville Jaguars (1995- ) and Miami Dolphins (1966- ).
    They have two major league baseball teams named the Florida Marlins (1993- ), who won a World Series (1997) and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998- ).
    They have two NHL hockey teams the Florida Panthers (1993- ) and the Tampa Bay Lightning (1992- ).
    They had an XFL football team named the Orlando Rage
    TV series 'Flipper,' 'Empty Nest,' 'Golden Girl,' 'Nurses,' and 'Dave's World' were set in Florida

Credit: BattyX3 and Skunk Butt


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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 614 Votes: 57.98% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 6902 Votes: 77.70% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 4711 Votes: 61.86% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 818 Votes: 64.06% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 659 Votes: 66.77% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 713 Votes: 83.17% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 73 Votes: 71.23% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 69 Votes: 50.72% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 54 Votes: 51.85% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 112 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 57 Votes: 54.39% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 60 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 94 Votes: 71.28% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 103 Votes: 68.93% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 64 Votes: 65.62% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 305 Votes: 61.97% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 998 Votes: 72.44% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 1057 Votes: 70.29% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 669 Votes: 67.56% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1592 Votes: 69.97% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1472 Votes: 80.03% Annoying