You Know You're NOT From Colorado When: Reader's Picks

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Number 5: You know you're NOT from Colorado when.... bring lunch on a hike "just in case."

Number 4: You know you're NOT from Colorado when.... think your clever for carrying your skis in your pole straps, when in reality it just says "I'm from Texas."

Number 3: You know you're NOT from Colorado when.... don't know anyone who works at a dispensary.

Number 2: You know you're NOT from Colorado when....'re trying too hard.
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