┊ What does he like? ┊
Apples [ fun fact: the state food of NY is the apple ], baseball [ New York Yankees, New York Mets ], football [ New York Giants, New York Jets, Buffalo Bills... and then there's college football with a few different teams ], basketball [ New York Knicks... then the Syracuse Orange with college basketball ], drinking [ in New York is one of the largest wine producers in the country; he also enjoys beer
Saranac Beer is from a brewing company in NY, and the beverage itself is named after a popular lake in the Adirondacks ], reading, working, cooking, fishing [ this might be a surprise, but he actually does like to do it since NY has so many lakes ], farming [ another surprise! farming makes up quite a bit of NY's economy, and many areas upstate are dominantly rural ], camping / hiking, northern USA [ woo northern represent ], enjoying natural scenery. . .┊ What does he dislike? ┊
Stupid nicknames, conservatives [ NY is one of the more blue / liberal states in america ], being degraded / treated as inferior, people who think that New York City is the only part of New York [ unfortunately, the stereotype that all people in New York come from the city is incredibly wide spread, and some people are ignorant enough to believe it; the confusion between the two is the reason why New York is formally referred to as New York State to differentiate it from the city, however, this doesn't always help
one thing Anthony hates more than anything is being referred to as NYC ], the economic state of New York [ like most states in the country, New York is suffering some major setbacks
and unfortunately, NY is one of the states that has it the worst; NYS has passed quite a few different plans to try and turn things around by promoting business growth, new jobs, and cutting taxes for the middle class
one of these plans is New York Rising
]. . .
♠ ┊ What's good about him? ┊
Observant, soft-hearted [ this is not a lie ], tolerant, open-minded, intelligent, protective, witty / a good sense of humor [ if you like dry humor ], very in-tune with nature, hard working, charismatic, loyal, basically very multifaceted, respects other cultures and holds them in high regards [ since New York is a gateway for new immigrants, he's incredibly welcoming and eager to learn as much as he can about different cultures ]. . .. . .┊ What's bad about him? ┊
Arrogant / self-centered / egocentric / etc. [ basically he's in love
with his state and himself ], blunt, resentful, usually comes off as rude [ even when that's not his intention ], moody [ one moment he's relaxed, but in another he's on a rampage; this comes into play with the fact NY is a mixture of both rural areas and cities ], a little too patriotic of his sports teams. . .