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15 Reasons You Should Date Someone From Pennsylvania

There are plenty of reasons to date someone from the Keystone State.

Spencer McKee

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1. You’ll Never Worry About Their Willingness To Commit

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With some of the most dedicated fans in the country, Pennsylvania is full of people willing to stand by the things they love through both the good and the bad.

Whether they’re waving a terrible towel or soaring high with the Eagles, your Pennsylvanian lover will always stand tall by your side.

2. Pennsylvanians Will Feed Your Funny Bone

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Even just a short drive around the Keystone State will make you chuckle. With towns like Intercourse, Blue Ball, Rough and Ready, Big Beaver, Mars, Moon, and Possum Hollow, someone funny must be in charge of naming things around here. What’s to say all Pennsylvanians don’t share that personality trait?

Plus, we’re talking about the home state of such funny people as Dennis Miller, Kevin Hart and Tina Fey. Get ready to date a class clown.

3. There Will Always Be A 6er Of Yuengling In The Fridge

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If you’re dating a Pennsylvanian, you never have to worry about the party running dry. They’ll always have a few back-up bottles of everybody’s favorite, Yuengling, cold and ready to go. And you just can’t beat that, can you?

4. Your PA Sweetheart Will Always Make You The Best Bag Lunches

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Few places in the world take more pride in their sandwiches than Pennsylvanians. With a regional tendency to use the freshest ingredients around, nothing will top a meat-filled hoagie made especially for you by your sweetheart.

Want to think outside the bag? How about a cheesesteak? Dating someone from the Philly area means you’re always in the know.

5. Pennsylvanians Have Got The Smarts

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Home to tons of awesome schools in Pennsylvania like University of Pennsylvania, Penn State, Carnegie Mellon, and Lehigh, there’s a good chance the person you’re dating will be quite the smart cookie.

Expect them to constantly keep your brain entertained, thriving in every conversation you throw their way.

6. Pennsylvanians Aren’t Afraid To Get Wet And Wild

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With tons of rivers and lakes all across the Pennsylvanian countryside, Pennsylvanians are no stranger to swimming with the fishies. Wanting to get a little soaked for yourself? Ask them to take you on a float trip.

7. You And Your PA Love Will Speak Your Own Language

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People tend to talk a bit differently in Pennsylvania, using tons of regional slang that can be a little difficult to understand at first.

There’s no better person to help you work words like “yinz,” or “yousers” or “wooder” into your vocabulary than from a loved one who’s been using them his or her entire life.

8. Chocolate Bribes Are Never Far Away

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Everyone loves getting some chocolate, whether it’s in reparation, on a special occasion, or just a simple “I love you” gesture. If you’re in Pennsylvania, you’re in luck. With the Hershey Company headquartered in this state, a little bit of chocolate is always nearby.

Why stop there? Why not make a day of it and go on a date in Hersheypark? Someone who can handle the drop on Fahrenheit can pretty much handle anything.

9. You’ll Have An Extra Pair Of Eyes To Watch Out For Deer

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If you’ve done any driving in rural Pennsylvania, you know that the local deer don’t follow the traffic laws. Fortunately, if you’re dating someone from this area, they’ll be a pro at spotting roadside critters. Four eyes are always better than two, right?

10. Pennsylvanians Are No Strangers To Takin’ It Nice And Slow

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There’s nothing more frustrating than being stuck behind a slow driver… and the many horse drawn buggies in Pennsylvania are the slowest. It never hurts to have someone beside you to cool you down before you turn to road rage. Maybe you’ll even enjoy the slow ride?

11. You’ll Have Someone To Make Your Wawa Or Sheetz Runs

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If you’re like most Pennsylvanians, you’re slightly addicted to getting your convenient store fix, whether you’re picking up a cup of coffee or grabbing a quick bite to eat.

If you’ve got someone special in your life, they’ll have no problem making that quick run to the local Wawa or Sheetz. In fact, they’ll probably even know your order by heart.

12. Pennsylvanians Will Keep The Tastykakes Stocked

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A perfect snack, you’ll start craving Tastykakes from the moment they’re introduced into your life. Fortunately, your Pennsylvanian lover probably feels the same way and will never toss an empty box of Tastykakes out without making sure there’s a new one ready to fill its place.

13. And You’ll Get Delicious Pies For Life

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A regional favorite, there are few things tastier in the country than a good slice of Shoofly Pie. If you’re dating a Pennsylvanian, you’re in luck…they’ll probably have a family recipe that’s perfect for any sweet tooth craving.

14. Pennsylvanians Are Tough But Full Of Love

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A state with a history built on farming and blue collar work, Pennsylvanians are some of the toughest people around. However, Pennsylvanians are also notoriously willing to help out their fellow man.

Humble and down to Earth, a Pennsylvanian will always be there for you when you need them. After all, the Keystone State is home to the City of Brotherly Love.

15. Pennsylvanians Know How To Appreciate The Finer Things In Life (You)

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People from PA are just naturally proud. It’s a fact. They’re proud of their delicious sandwiches, their many great schools, their ferocious sports teams and their beautiful state. Dating you will be just one more thing they can take pride in.

Did we miss anything? Tell us the best thing about dating someone from Pennsylvania in the comments below!

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posted on: April 2, 2015
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  1. Dawn Herb

    Look I am a Pennsylvanian and moved away from my home 5 yrs ago and I really miss it a lot but I really miss the middlesworth chips. They don’t have those here in Bremerton, Washington!! If someone could send me some my address is 1734 4th street apt B Bremerton, Washington!! Please!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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