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Unscientific Poll: Texas is America's Least Favorite State



    Unscientific Poll: Texas is America's Least Favorite State

    What do the rest of the United States think about Texas? Business Insider teamed up with SurveyMonkey for an unscientific poll to find out how Americans feel about other states.

    There were some interesting answers when it came to Texas.

    The survey asked 1,603 people to answer questions where they weren't allowed to respond with their own state.

    Business Insider put the results to a map with a color scale. States with the darkest color had the highest number of votes. The whitest areas had the least number of votes.

    Texas ranked No. 1, with 11 percent of the votes, when the question was "Which state is your least favorite?" It should be noted, Texas was also listed as a favorite state, though not THE favorite - that title went to California.

    And perhaps because of all that talk about seceding, Texas ranked first, with 21 percent of the vote, when people were asked "Which state would you like to see kicked out of America?"

    It should be noted that Business Insider says on its disclaimer page, "You should be skeptical of any information on Business Insider, because it may be wrong."

    With that said, let's look at some of the other questions where Texas was the answer. Texas was shaded in -- but not the winner -- on maps asking for weirdest accent, craziest state, worst scenery, drunkest and most arrogant.

    Many respondents couldn't make up their mind about Texas. The Lone Star State was shaded in for best and worst food, hottest and ugliest residents, rudest and nicest, smartest and dumbest as well as most overrated and underrated.

    For those of you who don't like those Yankees, most arrogant and rudest state went to New York, which was also voted home to the best and worst sports fans.

    Business Insider also brought us "22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other." That's right it's a "boo-wie" knife in Texas. Thanks, Jim Bowie for your sacrifice at the Alamo!