When someone travels to Maine from away, sites may seem a little weird to them. But for those who are native to the Pine Tree State, they are signs of home.

For those of you that are reading this and you're not from Maine, rather than fight what you see, just embraces it. In the end, you'll find that Maine is a wonderful experience.

Here are 5 signs that you're a native of Maine.


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    Rob Carr, Getty Images

    You Consider This Just A Light Dusting

    If you're from Maine, then you know that this is a normal winter in the Pine Tree State. It takes quite a bit of snow to cancel school. Don't fight the digging out experience, just embrace it. Hope you get out ok.

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    Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

    You Know How Much Not To Pay For Lobster

    If you're from Maine, then you know you're probably not going to settle for paying more than $10 for a lobster. For people from away, paying a lot for a good lobster boil is normal.

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    Archive, Getty Images

    Blueberry Pie, Anyone?

    If you're from Maine, then you know that come summertime, there's probably going to be some blueberry picking and that means blueberry pie. Can't wait to stain my teeth!

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    Win McNamee, Getty Images

    A Beach Day In Maine

    This is how we sunbathe, minus the extra clothes.

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    Michael Smith, Getty Images

    It's How We Travel In The Winter

    If you're from Maine and especially in the County, then you know we have some of the best, well-groomed trails in the country. If you want to travel to Caribou from Presque Isle, no problem. Hop on your sled and head out. Pay attention to those trail signs!

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