What Trait Defines Your Southern Charm?

By: Teresa McGlothlin

What Trait Defines Your Southern Charm?
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About This Quiz

You're from the South! You know you're charming, but do you know what it is that makes you so lovable? As you go through our questions about all things Southern, you'll give it away. Will you agree when we say that it's your Southern sense of ingenuity or kindness that makes you traditionally charming?

The South is unlike any other region of the United States. Slower paced and full of character, the South is often considered a different world to people who live in other places. Southerners seem to be born with a charming nature that can't be found anywhere else. But being charming comes from a set of traits that develop throughout a Southerner's life. Once you tell us about the Southern things you say, the Southern things you love and the way you feel about other parts of the world, we'll be able to tell you which of your traits helps define you. 

Will your sense of politeness or your blunt brand of honesty take the prize? Or will you be "madder than a wet hen" when we come up with something you weren't expecting? You can bless our hearts all you want. In fact, it will help us make the call. Which of your Southern traits will it be? 

Dill Which of these things really "dills your pickle?"
Getting a new pair of jeans
Having people over for dinner
Getting a compliment from a stranger
Knowing I did a good job

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Home What's the first thing you ask someone when they come into your home?
"Did you eat yet?"
"How are you?"
"Would you like to sit down?"
"How's the weather out there?"

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Grocery shopping If someone only has a couple of items at the grocery store do you let them go first?
It's the right thing to do.
If I have time, I will.
I got here first!
It depends on what they're buying.

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Follow your heart How many times a day do you say "bless your heart?"
At least a dozen times
I try not to say it.
At least one time
It's like every other word out of my mouth.

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Q27 Peers When you meet new people, are you welcoming?
I could make anyone feel at home.
I think I am.
I like to suss them out first.
I try to be polite.

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What Element Represents Your Familys Love2 Would you ever share your umbrella with a total stranger?
Of course, I would!
I carry an extra.
Why would I be outside in the rain?
Get your own umbrella.

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Angry Person Which one of these Southern phrases would you use to express anger?
I'm one step from having a "duck fit."
I'm ready to "tie his tail in a knot."
I'm going to have a "hissy fit."
I have a "burr in my saddle."

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Gay couple coffee Would anyone in your life consider you a smooth talker?
I'm too direct for that.
I hear it a lot.
I've never heard it being said about me.
I'm "slicker than snot on a doorknob."

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Collard Greens Which of these classic Southern side dishes is your personality most like?
Collard greens
Baked beans
Cornbread
Mac and cheese

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Rattlesnake How would you handle someone you considered a "snake in the grass?"
I would avoid them.
I could learn a few things from them.
I would call them out on their behavior.
I'm sure I would treat them with respect like everyone else.

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30 Classic Southern Dishes Assoc 1 What Southern state do you think is most laid back?
Alabama
South Carolina
Georgia
Mississippi

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What American Accent Matches Your Personality? 1 Do you think you have a thick Southern accent?
I know I do.
It's not that thick.
I don't have much of an accent.
Everyone else has an accent, not me.

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Q27 - Rememberance Out of these virtues, which one is most important to you?
Loyalty
Patience
Cleanliness
Honor

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Truck When you're rolling down the road in your pickup truck, what's your driving like?
Courteous
Anxious
Aggressive
Slow

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Dolly Parton Which one of these country music singers do you admire the most?
Dolly Parton
Brad Paisley
Faith Hill
Garth Brooks

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Biscuit What's the best thing to put on top of a buttermilk biscuit?
Butter
Jam
Cheese
Nothing

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Cornbread Do you know what word finishes the phrase, "His _____ ain't done in the middle?"
Soul
Cornbread
Biscuits
Brain

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sweet tea How sweet do you like your sweet tea?
I prefer it unsweetened.
I like Coke more.
The sweeter, the better
A couple of teaspoons of sugar is the perfect amount.

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Jennifer Lawrence Out of these Southern celebrities, which one shares your sense of humor?
Oprah Winfrey
George Clooney
Ellen Degeneres
Jennifer Lawrence

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Dinner Table How would you rather spend a Sunday afternoon?
Having dinner with family
Taking a nap
Working in the garage
Fishing

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New Orleans Do you like Atlanta or New Orleans more?
I prefer Charleston!
Atlanta is more my speed.
New Orleans is the best place on earth.
I would love to visit either city.

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35 Universal Design Which one of these words is closest to your heart?
Home
Family
Love
Laughter

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Florida Do you consider Florida a part of the South?
I do but only because of its location.
Florida is not really a Southern state.
Florida is its own world.
Sure, it's Southern, too.

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Northeast Which region of the United States would you enjoy living in the least?
Northeast
Southwest
Southeast
Northwest

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Snow When it's snowing, do you enjoy it?
It's beautiful!
Ewwww! I hate the cold.
I don't like being stuck at home.
It's so rare here that I suck up every moment.

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New York What might you have in common with someone who lives in New York?
We're both Americans.
I'm not sure we have anything in common.
I'm sure we both love our families.
I always say what I think.

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19 Tailgate If you went to a tailgate party, what would you take a long?
An umbrella
A big, foam finger
Sloppy joes
Water

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Jimmy Carter Which one of these Southern presidents do you consider a gem?
Jimmy Carter
Bill Clinton
Andrew Johnson
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Family Do you have a large extended family?
I have more cousins than I can count.
My family is fairly normal-sized.
I have a small family.
I'm working on growing my family.

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Thanksgiving food Which one of these holidays is a big deal in your house? Thanksgiving or Christmas?
They are both a big deal!
Thanksgiving
Christmas
The 4th of July is our favorite.

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