If You're Happy and You Know It...

If You’re Happy and You Know It…

June 20, 2009

Found, Lloyd

Happy Father’s Day, Dad and Dad!

National Geographic suggested that this map shows that Hawaii is the happiest state, but I think it clearly shows that Nebraska is, if not the happiest, at least the least sad.

Texas seems confused

I attribute this mostly to the fact that we have more of a representational democracy than the rest of you guys (except for Maine).

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Lloyd Sommerer is a middle/high school teacher who likes to build websites, read books, grow beards, make fun of Lauren’s prototypes and eat the sauce of the picante.

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19 Responses to “If You’re Happy and You Know It…”

  1. Brad Said on:

    Could it have something to do with the cows-to-people ratio of each state?

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    • Lloyd Said on:

      I was going to jump on board the cows-to-people ratio bandwagon, then I looked at Wyoming. This also happened to shoot down my “more people = more unhappy” theory.

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  2. Beth Said on:

    Does it look to anyone else like they colored Hawaii wrong? Shouldn’t it be the lightest shade of sienna?

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    • Peggy Said on:

      Agreed. Hawaii should be lighter, right? Now I don’t know whether to move to Hawaii or NE…Are they purposely trying to mess with us? Oh wait, this is a US Government Report…never mind.

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  3. Beth Said on:

    Um. Apparently I really wanted everyone to know what I was saying.

    That or all the add-ons now available at LandL.com have made the uploading slow enough that I get very impatient and hit the Submit Comment button multiple times in a vain attempt to make it go faster…

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    • Beth Said on:

      Ok. Now can you talke this one off…because it doesn’t make any sense anymore. And thanks. 😀

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      • Curt Said on:

        Haha!! I don’t know how many times I commented and for some reason it didnt’ get posted. I end up not rewriting it cause I couldn’t remember what I wrote.

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  4. Lauren's dad Said on:

    Thank you!

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  5. Arron Said on:

    This map is full of lies!!! It shows that the county in Iowa where my parents live is stress free … pure white. However, I know for a fact that this is the most stressful area known to man, hence we rarely visit.

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  6. Lloyd Said on:

    Why is that one county in south western Nebraska so depressed?

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  7. Curt Said on:

    I am glad they kept this map down to 4 colors (actually shades of brown). One more shade and it would be discriminating against the color blind. I would have to call the CACBD and report it.

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  8. Lauren's mom Said on:

    Gosh! Do you see that little triangle on the western side of Colorado? That’s Delta County!

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  9. Lauren's mom Said on:

    Remember, “If Mama ain’t happy, NOBODY ain’t happy.” (At least nobody in Delta County.)
    Yes, that soon will change!

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