Photos: Top ten "You know you're NOT from Colorado when" punchlines

Over the years, we've had a lot of fun collecting "You know you're from Colorado when" punchlines.

But then we wondered: What would happen if we turned that concept on its head and answered the question, "How you know when someone is NOT from Colorado?"

Below, see our top ten. If you're from Colorado, you should understand them. If you aren't -- well, at least you'll know ten things not to do.

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