....I'm from Kansas.
Other Person: Ah. I've driven through your state, ...its quite the drive.
Me: Yea, pretty flat...
Other Person: So where in Kansas?
Me:...I'm from Salina, KS. Its right where I-70 and 135 meet.
Other person: Oooo, right. I know where that is. ....there's not a whole lot there or anywhere else in Kansas.
Me: Yea... No one else really likes it, but I do....
(common conversation these days)