TYPICAL TEXAS WEATHER
(or ILLINOIS, KENTUCKY, WASHINGTON, …)
Circle Ten Council
Props: TV Screen, Texas (or
your state) map, Pointer, rain coat, winter coat, 2 paper fans, paper wads
Set - up: Weatherman is in
the middle of the stage with the state map not moving yet. The TV is propped
up against the chair. The leader walks in, turns on the TV and sits down to
listen. After the TV is turned on, the weatherman starts.
Weather: (Using the pointer) Well folks,
it looks like we're going to have a typical day of weather in (Your State)
on this warm summer like day. All across the state there are sunny and clear
skies. There is no chance of rain.
Leader: (Turns off TV) Good!
The Cubs will be here soon and we can go outside.
Cub # 1
(Walks in fanning himself) Boy what a great day to be
outside. The sun sure feels good.
Cub # 2
(Walks in wearing a rain coat) It sure did cloud up fast.
It's starting to rain.
Cub # 3
(Walks in wearing a heavy coat) A cold front just came in.
It must be freezing out there.
Cub # 4
Hey did you guys see the hail coming down out there? (Throws
hailstones into the air).
Cub # 5
(Walks in wearing his uniform) The sun feels good out there.
Leader: Yes, it sure is another day of typical
(Your State) weather.
You Know You’re From …
Southern NJ Council
Maybe your den can make up a skit
by writing some funny lines about your state. Possibly starting with “You
Know you’re From … , If …
Here are examples from New Jersey
You're a genuine New Jerseyan, if
You know that the only people who
call it "Joisey" are from the Bronx or Texas.
You don't think of citrus when
people mention "The Oranges."
You know that it's called "Great
Adventure," not "Six Flags."
You know that the state isn't one
big oil refinery.
You know what town Jon Bon Jovi is
You know what a "jug handle" is.
You know that a WaWa is a
You know that there are no
"beaches" in New Jersey - there's "The Shore," & you know that the road to the
shore is "The Parkway" - not "The Garden State Highway."
You know that "Piney" isn't
referring to a tree.
You know how to properly negotiate
You knew that the last question had
to do with driving.
You know that "Acme" is an actual
store, not just a Warner Bros. creation.
You know that this is the only
"New..." state that doesn't require "New" to identify it like, try... Mexico,
... York, ... Hampshire (doesn't work, does it?).
You only go to New York City for
day trips, & you only call it "The City."
You know that a "White Castle" is
the name of BOTH a fast food chain AND a sandwich.
You don't think "What exit" (do you
live near?) is very funny.
The Jets-Giants game has started
fights at your school or work place.
You refer to all highways &
interstates by their numbers.
Every year, you had at least one
kid in your class named Tony.
You start planning for Memorial Day
weekend in February.
You know that "youse" is not a
synonym for utilize but for y'all.
And finally... you've never pumped
your own gas.
YOU MIGHT BE
LIVING IN UTAH IF:
Great Salt Lake
You live on Redwood Road, but
there are no Redwood Trees.
Schools stay open, even if two
feet of snow falls overnight, but close for the opening of hunting season.
The most popular public
transportation system is a ski lift (or in St. George, a golf cart).
In-state college football
rivalries are bigger than the Super Bowl.
There is a town spelled Tooele
that is pronounced 'two-ill-a' and the Oquirrh Mountains are called 'oak- ker'.
Every driveway has an
8-passenger SUV and a pickup.
Ninety percent of the population
was born in California.
Every back yard has at least one
fruit tree and everyone grows a few tomatoes
More movies and TV shows are
filmed in your town than in Hollywood. 10 The July 4th celebration lasts 20
Circle Ten Council
Each boy comes in crying, each
carrying a handkerchief progressing from small (tissue) to large (tablecloth
to Super (bed sheet). Someone asks why they are crying. They just cry louder
and walk off stage. Last boy is asked why they are crying? And he replies
"it's because we don't have a skit!"