KS Posted in Kansas August 09, 2015 by Annie 13 Surprising Things You May Not Expect When Moving To Kansas Are you moving to Kansas? If so, let me be the first to welcome you! Let me also give you some pointers about what to expect: 1.) Yes; there is PLENTY to do here... Flickr/Paul Franciskato There seems to be a rumor about how there is nothing to do in Kansas--FALSE. 2.) ...but we will sometimes nod along to keep the crazies from invading. Schlitterbahn Kansas City Facebook We like to humor the haters. 3.) Kansas isn't really the flattest state. Flickr/Aaron Hall It comes in at 7, thank you very much. 4.) Living in Kansas may result in you actually WANTING to wake up early. Flickr/Patrick Emerson Prettiest sunrises in the world! 5.) Get ready to enjoy the GREATEST food of your life on a daily basis. Flickr/David Reber #KSBBQISLIFE 6.) Choose your team NOW... Flickr/Mircea Rock Chalk! 7.) ...and get ready to talk some SMACK. Flickr/The U.S. Army EMAW! 8.) Kansas is home to some of the weirdest and quirkiest attractions you'll ever see. Flickr/Nan LT Garden of Eden, World's Largest Ball of Twine, and bizarre Political Sculptures? The gang's all here! 9.) The tornado sirens are going off? Head to the porch! Flickr/Niccolò Ubalducci What's a cellar? 10.) We won't laugh at your "Wizard of Oz" references. Wikimedia Commons Check that nonsense at the door. 11.) Kansas = God's canvas Flickr/Patrick Emerson There's a lot more where that came from--head outside at dusk! 12.) The fact that we're called the "Sunflower State" is not just a coincidence. Flickr/Patrick Emerson 13.) And last but not least, Kansans are the nicest... Flickr/Stephane Vervalle ...hardest working... Flickr/Vincent Lit ...and most down-to-earth people you'll ever meet. Flickr/Marion Doss We're ready to welcome you with open arms! What advice would you give newbies?