Bryan Dickey

Bryan is the founder of ThingsFloridiansLike and a Floridian native. He enjoys exploring the Sunshine State from coast to coast, while experiencing all that Florida has to offer. His favorite thing about Florida is the non-existent winter. And his least favorite thing about Florida is the tourists.

Tracking Hurricane Irma: Interactive Map

Hurricane Irma Interactive map

Hurricane Irma is quickly approaching The Sunshine State as a category 4 hurricane with expected land fall as early as Sunday morning. We have included an interactive map with the most accurate forecast including wind speed, direction and rainfall to help keep Floridians informed. This is one of the largest hurricanes in Florida’s history, making preparation for the storm imperative. …

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The Official Hurricane Drinking Game: Hurricane Irma Edition

Hurricane Irma Drinking Game

Hurricane Irma is quickly approaching the Sunshine State and Floridians are preparing to hunker down for the next few days. As true Floridians know, hurricanes are just another reason to have a party as we wait for the storm to pass. After you finish all the necessary preparations such as throwing your lawn furniture in the pool, and securing the …

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Mother Nature Found Drunk In Florida During Spring Break

Mother Nature was found in Florida today passed out drunk on the beach. She was found in possession of cold weather, cloudy skies and a plane ticket from the Northern states. The suspect was reportedly visiting The Sunshine State from the North East and did not know where she was. Mother Nature was highly intoxicated and disoriented, but seemed to …

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Floridian Drinking Game: Tourist Spotting Edition

The month of March has arrived in Florida and so has the beautiful weather. Along with the prime beach weather of the spring season comes thousands of out-of-state tourists and snowbirds migrating to The Sunshine State. As our Northern visitors clog the highways, clear the sunscreen shelves and takeover our favorite beach spots there isn’t much we can do but …

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Quiz: How Floridian Are You?

MThink you’re a full-blooded Floridian? Put your Florida knowledge to the test with this Floridian lifestyle quiz. Find out if you’re a Yankee, Transplant, Local or Floridian Native based off this hilarious quiz! Share the results with your Floridian friends and put them to the test. [ads 2]

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You Might Be A Floridian If…

Infographic for Florida natives

Florida. The Sunshine State. America’s very own sauna. If you were fortunate enough to grow up in such an emotionally unstable state, you know that second statement could not be further from the truth. If you understand that much, you will definitely be nodding your head as you read through the rest of these. You might be a Floridian if…. Knowing the …

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Floridian Valentine’s Day Cards- 17 Ways To Say I Love You From Florida

Floridian Valentine's Day Cards

Florida isn’t always the most loving state. With tourists clogging the highways, inconsistent weather patterns and crazy criminals it’s easy to forget to show Floridians how much we love each other. We decided to make Valentine’s Day easy this year and craft some creative Floridian Valentine’s Day cards to spread the love in The Sunshine State. Take a look at …

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11 Things Floridians Like More Than Cold Weather

Cold weather forecast in Florida

Living in Florida, the terms “winter” and “cold weather” are not used the often together in the same sentence. In fact, most Floridians winter wardrobes are no more than three days worth of shirts with sleeves, and one pair of closed toed shoes. Living in a state with an average annual temperature of 70 degrees can cause some hysteria when a …

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Will Ferrell Is Driving Floridians To Vote, Literally

Will Ferrell encourages Floridians to vote

As real Floridians know, we don’t experience many significant seasons in the Sunshine State. Every year northern states boast about their beautiful foliage and “sweater weather” during the Autumn months. Although the only color changes Floridians see around this same time is different color license plated heading south, we do experience a special season once every four years in Florida. Election …

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EDC Orlando Ticket Giveaway

Central Florida’s largest music festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, is returning to the Sunshine State again this year, bigger and better than ever. EDC is taking over Orlando, Florida on November 4, and November 5, for the event’s sixth year. Electric Daisy Carnival is one of the state’s largest music events with the the top electronic music artists from around the world. The …

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