15 Things People Always Ask When They Know You’re From Arkansas

It’s unavoidable a lot of the time: You’re out of town somewhere at a gathering or a business function with people from all walks of life and from nearly every state, and someone asks you where you’re from. You state you’re from Arkansas and a variety of doors to several different conversations open. Sometimes you’re judged, and sometimes you’re not, for being an Arkansan–but either way there seems to be a lot of curiosity about us out there. These questions are the usual suspects when it comes to following up the ice-breaking question of; “Where are you from?” and you, proud Arkansas resident, have given your response.

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I know these can’t be the only crazy questions that people from around here get asked. Sound off in the comments about the silly curiosities people from out of town have about the great state of Arkansas!