It’s not always easy living in the Flickertail State, but those who have perfected the art of “North Dakota Nice” know that there’s no better place to be. Being “North Dakota Nice” means you know how to deal with anything, anyone in the Flickertail State.
So, are you North Dakota Nice? Answer our questions below and share your results with your friends!
Someone parks their truck so close to your car while at the State Fair, you can barely back out. What do you do?
Back out without making a scene, but complain about it on drive home.
Leave a note on their windshield telling them how terrible their parking is.
Wait, that's your truck! Oops!
Find a way to back out anyways, even if it means you accidently put a "ding" in the other person's vehicle.
State Fair? No thanks. You spent your day enjoying the great outdoors instead.
Throw some of your garbage the back of their truck and if you put a ding in their car as you back out, well, that's their problem.
A car is pulled over at the side of the highway with its hazard lights on as you pass by. What do you do?
As you gawk at their vehicle, you remind your passengers that's exactly the reason you don't buy THAT brand of vehicle.
Give them a blast of smoke as you drive by. Buy a better car you idiots!
Move into the next lane, but be sure to wave as you pass by.
What car? You were driving too fast to notice anyone.
You typically don't use the highways. You'd rather take the scenic route.
Remind your passengers that's why you should take your car to the mechanic for regular maintenance.
You're eating at the Truck Stop and overhear someone at the next table talking about how great of a President Obama was. What do you do?
You agree. He was the best president the country ever had!
Turn around and interject yourself into the conversation. That Obama was bad for everyone!
Tell the table if you wanted to hear their liberal beliefs, you'd go turn on CNN.
As you get up to leave, you plop your Make America Great Again Hat on your head loud and proud. The next table will get the hint.
Remind yourself that everyone is entitled to their opinion.
Start talking about how awful that Muslim President was as loudly as possible.
You're standing in line to score tickets for President Trump's visit to North Dakota, when someone budges in front of the line. What do you do?
Talk to the person standing in line next to you about the person cutting, inevitably leading to a conversation about Bison Football.
Point out to the person where the line starts.
Find someone you know ahead of the line cutter and go visit with them about all the people "cutting in line." Assure everyone that someone is holding your spot in the back of the line.
Trump rally? I wouldn't walk across the street to see him!
Hey isn't that one of your buds in the front of the line? Go cut in the line with them.
Start complaining and get everyone else in the line angry too.
Someone is blocking your way in the aisle at the grocery store, what do you do?
Say "Oop, sorry, gonna sneak past right past you here."
Proceed to the next aisle and go around the person.
Excuse yourself as you reach into their personal space to grab what you need.
Plow your way through the isle, even if you hit their shins with your cart.
Tell them to move it. You don't have all day to wait.
Go ahead and wait. You're in no rush.
The whole state just got a foot of snow, and your neighbor just blew all of his snow in your driveway. What do you do?
Go out and blow the snow back in his driveway and then proceed by clearing off everyone's sidewalks so that everyone knows what a nice person you are.
Snow blow yourself out but remind your neighbor to be considerate of others the next time you see him.
Don't bother to blow out your driveway. Inevitably a neighbor will clear you out or it'll all melt in a few weeks.
Shovel yourself out but try to make the loudest scraping noises possible to remind your neighbor of their wrongdoing.
Turns out you're the person that put all your snow in the neighbor's driveway.
As your neighbor is shoveling themselves out, go ahead and snowblow yourself out again with that monster 36" wide snowblower. Have fun shoveling sucker!
You're driving to the diner to get some knoephla soup by the bucket when someone cuts you off in traffic. What do you do?
Cut them back off and blow a cloud of black smoke from your 4x4 into their direction.
Lay on your horn and flip them the bird.
Pull up beside them at the next light, but don't make eye contact. Just shake your head in disgust.
Let them proceed, you don't really care if people are in a hurry.
If they get behind you again, try to drive as slow as possible.
Wasn't that their business name on their vehicle? It'd be a shame if they got a bad online business review!
You're in line at a wedding buffet and notice people are dishing up too much food and not being considerate of others. What do you do?
Load up as much food as you can. Every man, woman and child for themselves!
Say, "I hope there's enough for everyone" loud enough for the whole line to hear as others dish up.
Dish up a conservative amount, but hold out your hopes for seconds after everyone has gone through the line.
Go talk to one of the cooks and tell them how much you love their tater-tot hotdish. Perhaps she can treat you to some more and some Kuchen that hasn't been put on the dessert table yet.
Tell the bride and groom it would have been nice if they would have planned the dinner accordingly and threaten to leave.
It's a good thing packed some healthy snacks with you.