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I Live In Illinois

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 254 People

    East Central Il

    I'm a white single male in east central IL, about 200 miles south of Chicago. Are there any fun people in or near this area? I'm 6' tall and athletic build, with brown hair and eyes.
    he4she he4she 51-55, M Dec 23, 2010

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    I live in Illinois and I wanna move.

    I don't like it here, and wanna meet new people from any and everywhere.
    MakaylaCorlisa MakaylaCorlisa 13-15, F Jan 4, 2014

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    Boring!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    i'm only here because my dad had to move her so we could have more money to support me and my mom also my sisters but i tought it will be fun and cool here i was wrong it's boring and freezing here i want to go back to el salvador but i can't why cause i'm not a citizen.
    fax4ever fax4ever 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 13, 2012

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    Northern Illinois

    I have lived here in this state all my live. I HATE driving I39..its awfully straight and boring. Its fine when leaving but when headed back north it just drags on for forever. Not a bad place, i love having 4 seasons here. Winters are a *****. Summers are hot. Spring & Fall are...
    WindyCityCat WindyCityCat 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2010

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    I live in the midwest of IL.

    . Close to St. Louis Missouri. It's really lame & boring.. I hate it.
    Sharpobjects Sharpobjects 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    I have lived in many cities

    and towns in Illinois, near Champaign now.
    xolker xolker 26-30, M Feb 26, 2014

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    Decatur , Illinois

    I like it here sometimes , sometimes its really boring.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    3-12-13 Update On Elgin Woman Murder.

    I going to post a link with the update. The article has all the information or you can watch the video at the top of the article. We are still fund-raising money. We started with a $5,000 goal and have almost meet the goal of $15,000. In 8 days we have fund-raised a total of $14...
    SexyRed33 SexyRed33 31-35, F Mar 12, 2013

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    thatonegirl156 thatonegirl156 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2014

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    Ugh, I Hate This Place.

    I live in Lansing, which is on the south side of Chicago. I've basically grown up here my whole nineteen years of life...and I'll give you one word of advice: don't move here. This place literally has NOTHING to offer ANYONE. Anywhere in Illinois but here. Yuck.
    ErmacsSadisticDahlia ErmacsSadisticDahlia 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 22, 2009

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    Its A Wauktown Life

    I have lived in IL for almost all of my growing up life (two years in virginia starting from the age of two to four so I have a bit of an accent). Its hard here, most of the time boring with some fun things to do but not much. And being a really genuine good guy its really really...
    EarthBear2784 EarthBear2784 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    Il

    I grew up in the Chicago area and moved down to southern Illinois for college. After growing up in hectic traffic and busy life styles, it is nice to relax in southern Illinois. It is a really beautiful area, although there isn't a lot to do here. Out west is where I'd really...
    hardware hardware 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2010

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    Chicago Girl

    I grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago. When I went to college in Decatur I learned pretty fast that Chicago isn't like the rest of Illinois. Hopefully I will be relocating in the future, Illinois is a pretty boring place and our politics are a joke.
    charismaticenigma charismaticenigma 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    I Am An Illinoisan

    I live in Northern IL and the only thing better than that might be to get out of this state entirely. Don't get me too wrong, Illinois itself isn't that bad of a state, there is lots to do with Chicago being about 100 miles away, and a 2-3 hour drive can lead to some other...
    snoose78 snoose78 56-60, M Oct 15, 2009

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    Chillicothe area here.

    Friday night. Dead. Tomorrow night prediction. Will be dead.
    andrewshorn andrewshorn 31-35, M Jan 16

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    2nd day out of school

    because of this weather! Lol... I love it.
    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2014

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    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 26, 2014

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    It's Ok I Guess

     it's ok living here but now that they extended our school hours it's more boring that it already is the only joy in this place is that my best frend is here but other than that i hate it here
    insanity12 insanity12 13-15, M Jan 30, 2012

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    I don't physically live in Illinois

    but thts wherre my heart is
    EmoGirl286 EmoGirl286 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2014

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    bfab1998 bfab1998 16-17, F Jul 30, 2014

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    TurtleKatlynn TurtleKatlynn 16-17, F Jul 3, 2014

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    North suburbs, north side,

    very far north. Guess I am a northern girl :))
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2014

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    emgal emgal 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2014

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    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2014

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    Anyone on in Illinois.

    It's a boring night. And I am up watching Arrow
    andrewshorn andrewshorn 31-35, M Jan 16

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    DarcShadow DarcShadow 26-30, M Jan 21, 2014

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    The Illinois government is corrupt

    and incapable of fixing the problems of past officials who are either serving prison time or attempting to be the president of the United States. If it weren't for family & friends, I would leave this horribly governed state and go to a state that has their **** together.
    Curiosity1279 Curiosity1279 31-35, F 7 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    Illinois is mostly country boys,

    don't get me wrong they are okay. There just needs to be hot tattoos guys who love the same music as me. Like where are those guys at?!
    TurtleKatlynn TurtleKatlynn 16-17, F 2 Responses May 13, 2014

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    So Here I Find Myself

    After some random search with the terms "bored" AND "Illinois"  --- look where it leads me...   Anyone else living downstate who gets as ridiculously bored with the state of this State???  The only lucky thing going for me is the Shawnee...
    melektaus melektaus 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    The C-U

    Currently living in the C-U. I work at the University of Illinois. I was born and raised in Illinois.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 22, 2013

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    rnezip85 rnezip85 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 2, 2014

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    Hi Everyone!

    I'm Hannah and I've lived in the same small town in Illinois my entire life. Suburbia is kind of getting me though, I long for the city now. Hopefully I'll be starting school in Chicago within the next year. Feel free to hit me up about anything. I'm always down for some chit...
    muzicgal13 muzicgal13 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2010

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    I'm 15m looking for guys

    that are older 24+ message me if interested I want to talk to new people ;)
    Theejohndavisss Theejohndavisss 13-15, M Jan 14

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    I have to say I love where I live. We have great weather, and have many places of great beauty, from untamed beaches, bay islands, tropical rainforests, with great places for...
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    I really want to live freely. Last year was a tortures one. I know how it feels to live freely. I used to live very freely. There are people who made me feel bad. I tried a lot to...
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