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    Quote Originally Posted by AlaskanGrizzly View Post
    I am from Seward, another fishing / cruise ship port a few hours south of Anchorage.
    Named for William H. Seward, Secretary of State, who put together a treaty with the Russians that was ratified by the Senate in 1867 (yes?). Known as "Seward's Folly" to the Repulicans, the treaty bought over 550,000 square miles for next to nothing. Ironically, despite its incredible riches Alaska wasn't made a state until _______. (Fill in the blank for extra credit.)

    Welcome Alaskan Grizzly/Grizzly/AG (we're gonna shorten that callsign! ).
    “Get the nosewheel on the ****ing centerline.” - Al Hawley, my first IP

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    Quote Originally Posted by El_Roto View Post
    NAlaska wasn't made a state until _______. (Fill in the blank for extra credit.).
    They found oil , proably .. =) Do i get a free IQT now ?
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    i'm looking for something else, WS. [SOUP NAZI]No free ride for you! [/SOUP NAZI]
    “Get the nosewheel on the ****ing centerline.” - Al Hawley, my first IP

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    Quote Originally Posted by El_Roto View Post
    Named for William H. Seward, Secretary of State, who put together a treaty with the Russians that was ratified by the Senate in 1867 (yes?). Known as "Seward's Folly" to the Repulicans, the treaty bought over 550,000 square miles for next to nothing. Ironically, despite its incredible riches Alaska wasn't made a state until _______. (Fill in the blank for extra credit.)
    Do I get to answer that, or would that be cheating?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlaskanGrizzly View Post
    Do I get to answer that, or would that be cheating?


    Nah but would it be gold then ?
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    haha I think he's looking for a year Smurf

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    Quote Originally Posted by WarthogSmurf View Post
    Nah but would it be gold then ?
    Nope, gold and oil were discovered about 60 years before statehood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baxter View Post
    haha I think he's looking for a year Smurf
    july 7 1958 it.was approved and 3 jan 1959 proclaimef. do I get a free ride now ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by WarthogSmurf View Post
    july 7 1958 it.was approved and 3 jan 1959 proclaimef. do I get a free ride now ?
    No

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    Welcome, Grizz. I get up that way to do some snowboarding every now and then (usually Chugach Powder Guides flying out of Alyeska)...you guys had a helluva winter this year!! Look forward to flying with you.

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