How Well Do You Know Colorado Lingo?

From Denver to Colorado Springs, do you know the lingo of the Rocky Mountain state? Think you can talk the talk with the locals who already call this great state home? Answer these 12 slang questions and put your knowledge to the test!
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In Colorado, there are plenty of hippies to go around! What are they known as?
Gorps
Granolas
Crunchers
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"I had a pretty chill Sunday, but I climbed a 14er on Saturday!" What does that mean?
They hiked a mountain that was 14,000 feet elevation.
I hiked a 14 mile trail.
I drank 14 bottles of beer.
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If you're heading to a 'dispense' in Colorado, where are you going?
To the marijuana dispensary.
To a beer warehouse.
To the local Trader Joes.
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What are you drinking if you're having the 'Colorado Kool-Aid?'
Iced tea
Beer
A hot cider
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What is 'Fo-Co?'
Fort Collins
For Camperton
The highest mountain peak
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If you're heading to 'the Springs' where might you be going?
Mountain Hot Springs
Colorado Springs
Rocky Mountain National Park
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If someone is referring to 'pow-pow' in Colorado, they might be talking about...
The Power Rangers
A local boxing club
Fresh powder
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If someone is 'burly,' then....
They have wrestled at least one bear.
They are rough and tumble.
They have a beard.
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What is 'gnar-gnar?'
The deepest of deep powder
An urban legend monster
A treacherous highway
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Who or what may be called a 'gaper?'
A fish out of water
A tourist
Someone from Iowa
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What is a 'flatlander?'
Someone not from Colorado
Anyone from Denver
A person who drives a car instead of an SUV
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What is 'LoDo?'
Lower downtown
Lower dam
A type of car
Result
A move to the Rocky Mountain state might not be the best move just yet! While you may love the state of Colorado, you can't talk the talk with the locals. Learn a bit more Colorado slang and you'll be ready for a trek in this mountain haven in no time!

C+, Colorado Lingo Novice

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Right!
You might just call this great state home sweet home! It's obvious that you know the lingo of Colorado as only a true local can. From the mountains of Estes Park to the desert like highway in the southern region, you know this region far better than most!

B+, Colorado Slang Ace

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Right!
Go ahead and pour yourself some Colorado Kool-Aid, you've earned it! Few folks know the lingo and slang of this state quite like you. Not only can you walk the walk, but you can talk the talk. Perhaps, a move to the Rocky Mountain state is in order!

A+, Colorado Lingo Expert

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1
In Colorado, there are plenty of hippies to go around! What are they known as?
Gorps
Granolas
Crunchers
2
"I had a pretty chill Sunday, but I climbed a 14er on Saturday!" What does that mean?
They hiked a mountain that was 14,000 feet elevation.
I hiked a 14 mile trail.
I drank 14 bottles of beer.
3
If you're heading to a 'dispense' in Colorado, where are you going?
To the marijuana dispensary.
To a beer warehouse.
To the local Trader Joes.
4
What are you drinking if you're having the 'Colorado Kool-Aid?'
Iced tea
Beer
A hot cider
5
What is 'Fo-Co?'
Fort Collins
For Camperton
The highest mountain peak
6
If you're heading to 'the Springs' where might you be going?
Mountain Hot Springs
Colorado Springs
Rocky Mountain National Park
7
If someone is referring to 'pow-pow' in Colorado, they might be talking about...
The Power Rangers
A local boxing club
Fresh powder
8
If someone is 'burly,' then....
They have wrestled at least one bear.
They are rough and tumble.
They have a beard.
9
What is 'gnar-gnar?'
The deepest of deep powder
An urban legend monster
A treacherous highway
10
Who or what may be called a 'gaper?'
A fish out of water
A tourist
Someone from Iowa
11
What is a 'flatlander?'
Someone not from Colorado
Anyone from Denver
A person who drives a car instead of an SUV
12
What is 'LoDo?'
Lower downtown
Lower dam
A type of car