Upstate NY Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

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Do you know the difference between a Beef on Weck and a Texas Hot?

Quiz/ test about upstate New York slang. Do you know upstate New York language and lingo? New York state.

 Mar 01, 2018
1 of 20Pick your answer!
If you are going to "Alphabet City" where are you going?
Long Island
Staten Island
East Lower Manhattan
2 of 20Pick your answer!
If you tell your buddy you're in the mood for some "blue", what do you want?
Labatt's Blue Beer
Blue Door Ice Cream
Blue Bonnett Biscuits
3 of 20Pick your answer!
What do you mean if you call someone a "Mambi-pambi"?
They whine a lot
They're extremely intelligent
It's a term of endearment for a significant other
4 of 20Pick your answer!
Exactly where is upstate New York?
Everything north of the Burroughs of New York City
Everything north of Rochester
Everything north of Buffalo
5 of 20Pick your answer!
If you tell someone you are "on line" what exactly do you mean?
You are standing in a line
You are on the phone
You are on the internet
6 of 20Pick your answer!
You know your an upstater if you can...
Pronounce French names without hesitation
Pronounce German names without hesitation
Pronounce Native American names without hesitation
7 of 20Pick your answer!
To an Upstater, who would have the best bagels?
Einstein
Brueggers
Rich's
8 of 20Pick your answer!
Where do you get the best Tacos?
Diego's Tacos
Mighty Taco
Taco Man
9 of 20Pick your answer!
How do true upstaters do potatoes?
Mashed
Salt
Garlic
10 of 20Pick your answer!
What cookie does every kid want to find in their lunch?
Macaron
Oreo
Half moon
11 of 20Pick your answer!
If you order a "Saranac", what are you going to be receiving?
A cold craft beer
A waffle
A margarita
12 of 20Pick your answer!
If you're eating a "Texas Hot", what type of food are you chowing down on?
Peppered candy
A hot dog
Eggs
13 of 20Pick your answer!
"Sponge Candy" is ___________.
a drink at Bill's, a famous restaurant in Buffalo
a toffee candy with fudge and lots of sugar
a nickname for new students at SUNY
14 of 20Pick your answer!
What would you order if you were at Stewart's?
Ice cream
A Caesar salad
Buffalo wings
15 of 20Pick your answer!
What is "The Adirondacks"?
A famous BBQ restaurant in upstate New York
A famous band from New York
A park in upstate New York with mountains, lakes, and rivers
16 of 20Pick your answer!
If you make some "chicken riggies" to bring to a potluck, what did you cook?
Chicken nuggets
Chicken rigatoni
Chicken salad
17 of 20Pick your answer!
Which of the following would you eat with "Melba Sauce" in upstate New York?
Mozzarella Sticks
Tacos
Ribs
18 of 20Pick your answer!
People from Buffalo know all about...
Everything snow related
Everything traffic related
Everything Lake related
19 of 20Pick your answer!
"Beef on weck" is __________.
A nickname for a vegaterian
A type of barbecue sauce only eaten in upstate NY
A famous beef sandwich
20 of 20Pick your answer!
What do you mean if you call someone a "Mambi-pambi"?
Half moon
Oreo
Macaron
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