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    BPnet Veteran alohareptiles's Avatar
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    Re: 1st from Illinois

    Quote Originally Posted by Blightedchemist View Post
    I'm from Illinois! representing the 630!
    ROFL...I thought I left area code repping back in Cali...Well then, 847 in da house too... LOL

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    Re: 1st from Illinois

    217 here as well l0l

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    Re: 1st from Illinois

    217 Qtown wat up we here 2 well my body is..

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    Re: 1st from Illinois

    I'm in Illinois as well.

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    Re: 1st from Illinois

    I better jump on the wagon before Joe comes to beat me up...

    815 here

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    Re: 1st from Illinois

    **You know you're from Illinois when...**

    -You've never met any celebrities.

    -Your school classes were canceled because of cold.

    -Your school classes were canceled because of heat.

    -You've had to switch from "heat" to "A/C" in the same day.

    -You end your sentences with an unnecessary preposition. Example: "Where's my coat at?"

    -You install security lights on your house and garage and leave both unlocked.

    -You carry jumper cables in your car, a coat hanger, a single screw driver and duct tape.

    -You design your kid's Halloween costume to fit over a snowsuit.

    -Driving is better in the winter because the potholes are filled with snow.

    -You know all 4 seasons: Almost Winter, Winter, Still Winter, and Construction.

    -Your local Dairy Queen is closed from November
    through February.

    -Your first job was at some sort of Ice cream shop or a store in the mall.

    -If you have worn shorts and a snow boots at the same time.

    -If you have had a lengthy telephone conversation
    with someone who dialed a wrong number.

    -You know several people who have hit a deer.

    -When you say "the city" - you mean Chicago.

    -You have to scrape the ice off your windshield and start your car 15 minutes early just so it will heat up.

    -"Vacation" means going to Six Flags, Wisconsin Dells, or Lake Michigan.

    -You don't pronounce the "S" in Illinois like the rest of the world.

    -You have no problem spelling or pronouncing "Des Plaines".

    -You think Chicago should be a completely different state from Illinois.

    -People from other states love to hear you say "Illinois" and other words with "Os" in them.

    -If you're from Northern Illinois, You've never been to Southern Illinois..

    -You drink "pop."

    -You know the names of the interstates: Stevenson, Kennedy, Eisenhower,Dan Ryan, and the Edens ...But you call the interstates "expressways" or "highways".

    -You pluralize grocery stores and retail chains: "I'm going to Jewels"; "I bought it at Targets"; "I couldn't find parking at Wal-Marts"; I'm going to "Meijers".

    -No matter where you are, when you hear the term "Downtown" you immediately assume they're talking about Downtown Chicago.

    -You think 35 degrees is great weather to wash your car!

    -You know what Chicago Style Pizza REALLY is.

    -You can distinguish between the following area codes: 847,630,773,708, 312, & 815 .

    -You wear gym shoes, not sneakers.

    -You are STILL a Bulls fan.

    -You don't flinch when you pay the fifth toll of your 45-minute car ride on the highway.

    -You know what it really means to be cold outside!

    -You laugh at people in other states when they complain it's cold when it's 40 degrees.

    -You understand that I-290, I-90, I-94, and I-294 are all different roads.

    -You know the significance of the jersey number 23.

    -You've fought with your friends about which team is better: Sox or Cubs.

    -You've seen it snow in April..or October.

    -You know why they call Chicago "The Windy City".

    -You know what a corn field looks like.

    -You have heard people argue that Chicago should become it's own state.

    -You say "you guys".

    -You pronounce aunt like ant.

    -You split Illinois up in three divisions: Northern, Central, and Southern
    (We have city, suburbs, and farmland!)

    -You have heard of Casimir Pulaski Day and may have gotten off of school because of it.

    -You know the Super Bowl Shuffle by heart.

    -You can finish this liine: "Hey Chicago What do you say? Cubs are .."

    -Peter Francis Geraci.. Need I say more?

    -You know what the phone number is to Luna Carpet and Empire Flooring!

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    Re: 1st from Illinois

    Quote Originally Posted by Foschi Exotic Serpents View Post
    I better jump on the wagon before Joe comes to beat me up...

    815 here
    Well it took you long enough to figure out your in Illinois didnt it? Are you sure your not a blonde?
    Joe Haggard

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    Re: 1st from Illinois

    @ Foschi Exotics

    That was so funny!! Its all true!! Its going to be so weird when we move to CO. Hope no one asks me to say words with O's in them, !
    ~Jessica~

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    Re: 1st from Illinois

    630 Represent!

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    Re: 1st from Illinois

    I am in Ill, 847 code!!!! Hey all See you at the Wheaton show today?
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