1. Vast open prairies provide ample parking for visiting alien spacecraft. 2. Look on a map; we're almost a perfect rectangle, and rectangles are cool. 3. Persistent high winds let you know you're still alive. 4. People here aren't all snooty, not like those elitists in South Dakota. 5. The Empire will never think to look for us here. 6. The kaleidoscope ice glare effect as your car spins out of control is amazing. 7. At least it's not Canada.