I'm 62% Nebraskan Ü

Are you a true Nebraskan? Let's find out: 

Retaking this to see if anything changed (2018)

[x] You were born in Nebraska
[x] You're proud that you're not from one of those square states
[ ] You know all the words to There is No Place Like Nebraska
[x] You remember your first trip to Memorial Stadium
[x] Youve met Tom Osborne and it was a moving experience
Total: 4 

[x] You know THE game refers to that weeks college football game
[ ] You claim to be a husker fan since birth
[x] You can pronounce Norfolk (Nor-fork), Beatrice (BE-at-triss), and Kearney (Car-knee) 
[x] You know the story of why Norfolk is misspelled. 
[x] You voted/rooted for Tom Osborne for Governor
Total: 8 

[ ] You take pride in knowing that on Saturdays, Memorial stadium is the third largest city in the state. 
[ ] You know that the statue on the dome of the state capital is actually sowing seed - not bowling. 
[x] You can drive through towns like Wahoo with a straight face. 
[x] You know what "knee high by the Fourth of July" refers to. 
[ ] You list your religious preference as "Cornhusker." 
Total: 10 

[ ] You consider using your life savings to go to the Colorado-Nebraska football game. 
[x] There's a tornado warning and you go outside to watch for it. 
[ ] You think Abraham Lincoln was named after the capital of Nebraska. 
[x] "Little Smokies" are something you serve on special occasions. 
[ ] You think the "Red Sea" refers to the football stadium on Saturdays. 
Total: 12 

[ ] Using the elevator involves a corn truck. 
[x] You know cow pies aren't made of beef. 
[ ] You actually buy manure. (for flowers or plants) 
[x] You can tell the smell of a skunk and the smell of a feed lot apart. 
[x] You consider any building a mall, if it's bigger than the local Wal-Mart. 
Total: 15 

[x] Your idea of a traffic jam is ten cars waiting to pass a tractor on the highway. 
[x]You know several classes were cancelled because of the cold
[ ] Your school classes were canceled because of the heat. 
[x] You switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day. 
Total: 18 

[x] You end your sentences with an unnecessary preposition... Example: "Where's my coat at?" 
[x] You can actually locate Nebraska on the United States map. 
[ ] Detassling was your first job. 
[ ] You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both unlocked. 
[ ] You can't understand why Johnny Carson ever left. 
Total: 20

[x] You laugh at people who drive under 50 on gravel roads
[x] You learned the finger wave at an early age
[ ] You think vegetarians shouldnt be allowed in Nebraska
[x] You eat at Runza at least once a week
[x] Your mail comes addressed with your name and your town and you still get it
Total: 23 

[x] Its called pop. 
[x] You bring your groceries home in sacks
[x] You dont have an accent and are proud of that
[x] Out West refers to western Nebraska
[x] You can draw the state outline without looking at a map
Total: 28 

[x] Youre proud of things invented in Nebraska
[x] You think nothing of Hooker County
[ ] You wear Husker Apparel to Church
[ ] You refuse to get married in the Fall in fear of missing a football game
[x] You believe Nebraska really is the good life and could never leave
Total: 31 

Wow. Nothing changed. Good to know. 

Now Multiply by 2 and repost as "I'm __% Nebraskan"


Amanda Hansen

Amanda B Hansen is a writer & poet who currently resides in Omaha, NE. 
She is a recent graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She holds a Bachelor's in General Studies. Her certifications include English, Music, & Creative Writing. 

Amanda currently splits her time being a full-time Customer Service Adviser at her local Walgreen's, and being an Editor/Social Media/Writing Contributor for Fine Lines Journal in Omaha.