23 Signs That You Have Spent Way Too Much Time In Alaska

There are a million and one reasons to visit Alaska and even more reasons to never want to leave. “I came to Alaska on vacation and never left.” It’s a story that locals hear time and time again. But once you’re hooked (both on the state and on the fishing), you slowly start to develop a lifestyle that leaves outsiders shaking their heads with confusion. Here are 23 signs that you have spent way too much time in Alaska.

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Well there you have it – 25 telltale signs that you’ve definitely been in Alaska too long. But hey, we’re not saying it’s a bad problem to have. There is certainly something very liberating about being able to hang salmon in your yard or wear Xtratuf’s to Christmas Dinner without getting any dirty looks. How many locals can relate to these signs?