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Jacob Shelton
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List Rules Vote up the truest things about living in the Lone Star state.

Texas is one of those places where locals know when someone is an outsider. If you’re not from Texas, you can’t pronounce the names of certain towns, don’t know how to order correctly at a restaurant, and you don’t wave at strangers when they drive by. There are some things only Texans understand. When people ask what it's like to live in Texas, they want to hear something about riding horses or wearing cowboy hats. But in reality, growing up in Texas is all about how you talk, what you did on Friday night, and how often you ate Whataburger.

There are some things that only make sense if you're from Texas. There are parts of the state that are breathtaking, and towns that are incredibly spooky. It doesn’t matter what town you were born in – if you grew up in the Lone Star state, you had a shared experience with about 27 million people. Keep reading to learn about the things people from small-town Texas get.

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Waving At Strangers Is A Way Of Life

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50 0
You Can't Go To The Grocery Store Without Seeing Someone You Know

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30 1
Do You Drink Your Tea Sweet Or "Unsweet"?

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40 4
Friday Night Lights Was A Documentary

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52 7
It Doesn't Matter What Soda You're Talking About, Everything Is "Coke"

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You Drive Around The Backroads On Saturday Night

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30 3
Somehow Picking Bluebonnets Is Illegal

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24 2
You Know How To Pronounce "Burnet"

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40 6
Walking Around Wal-Mart For Hours With Your Friends Is An Acceptable Pastime

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28 3
You Don't See A Problem With Driving Eight Hours To Do Something

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31 4
Seeing A Deer Out Of The Corner Of Your Eye Induces A Small Heart Attack

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24 3
It's Already 90 Degrees... At Nine In The Morning

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27 4
Girls Wear Homecoming Mums Twice The Size Of Their Bodies

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33 8
You're Surrounded By Barbecue

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31 9
There's Only One Ice Cream And It's Blue Bell

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24 8
You Know Your Whataburger Order By Heart

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20 6
You've Swerved To Miss An Armadillo

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19 8
You're All About That Dublin Dr. Pepper Life

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30 19
You've Never Had A Snow Day

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Allsup's Taco Sauce Is The Only Condiment You Need

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One Of Your Parents Was Probably Also One Of Your Teachers