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(CultureMap) -- In a beatdown of epic proportions, Big Tex, the icon of the State Fair of Texas, was voted the Best Quirky Landmark in the United States by readers of USA Today and 10Best.

It was a competition in name only. Although the results don't mention the percentage of votes cast for our lovable Dickies-clad cowboy, as the contest wound down, Big Tex held a lead that befit his giant status.

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