Photos: Proof Denver and Colorado are happier, smarter and more drunk than the rest

Seems like there's a new list ranking cities and states every day, and plenty of them have Denver and/or Colorado at or near the top. In fact, we've ranked so mile high in so many different categories -- from healthiest to drunkest to happiest to most apt to use a condom -- that we've rounded up ten examples, featuring excerpts from and links to our original posts. After reading them, you'll feel sorry for everyone who isn't already a Coloradan. But we got here first.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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