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I Live In Illinois

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 234 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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    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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    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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    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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    emgal emgal 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 26

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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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    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

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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

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    bfab1998 bfab1998 16-17, F Jul 30

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    I have lived in many cities

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

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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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    TurtleKatlynn TurtleKatlynn 16-17, F Jul 3

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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

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    thatonegirl156 thatonegirl156 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 29

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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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    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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    miracle98 miracle98 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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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

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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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    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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    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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    rnezip85 rnezip85 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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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

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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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    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

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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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    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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    DarcShadow DarcShadow 26-30, M Jan 21

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    Related Experiences

    anyone live in chicago or justice illinois who wants to chat dont be afraid to message me
    ilovemyhaters ilovemyhaters 13-15, F 2 days ago

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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...
    HavingFun138 HavingFun138 46-50, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    I have lived in the uk since 1979 and I do not know why all english people hate me and treat me as a scum and unimportant I have encountered a lot of mistreatment at work ,at...
    Anonymous79ea Anonymous79ea 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    There are days where I wish I lived on the road. How much fun would that be. I'd try to sell my artwork or some sort of talent. Make money that way for only the things I need like...
    Devilscar Devilscar 18-21, M 22 hrs ago

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    One of my biggest fears is that I will look back at my life with regret. I am only 20 years old and there is so much that I want to do and so many places that I want to see. I want...
    WhoAmI77 WhoAmI77 18-21, F 4 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Oh wow, look. Another pointless rant. I tend to do these a lot. I admit it, I'm not the most outgoing or showy person out there. To be honest, I'm about as loud as a feather...
    TheRudale TheRudale 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    I live in lake regone and would like some to play and chat with
    pitsfield pitsfield 41-45, T 11 hrs ago

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    I live in South Georgia and am looking for kinky people that are interested in meeting. Mostly females. Feel free to add/message me. I'm lots of fun. ;)
    curiousguyinga curiousguyinga 36-40, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I have lived in the uk since 1992 .i was 13 when I arrived to Britain .i lived with my family in Middlesbrough .unfortunatly I did not do well in school due to not knowing English...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    We are programmed by society to live our lives according to a set and proven set of rules. We finish school, go to university, get a good job, meet the right girl, get married and...
    HavingFun138 HavingFun138 46-50, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My mom says since I found out I have another chronic illness in additon to MS, I've became too emotional. She said (on Christmas Day) it's almost impossible for her to handle it...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 day ago

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    I live in supported accommodation for people who suffer from mental health issues .i had three admission to the physiatric hospital in the last three years I was living with my...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    i just moved to a new state and started ninth grade in august. in elementary & middle school was the worst i had 0 friends from forth grade to eighth not even someone to say hi to...
    khalanijane khalanijane 13-15, F Dec 2

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    I don't want to live here anymore. I want to be independent, and I want to live my life without people belittling me. So, I recently became vegan, starting on October, 21st 2014...
    sincebecausepickles sincebecausepickles 22-25, F 7 Responses Dec 2

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    Daily it seems I see the same post...someone stating they live in a sexless marriage. Sometimes I respond and offer advice though it feels like I'm just adding my voice to the many...
    RLB2 RLB2 41-45, M 6 Responses Dec 18

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    I lived in worry and fear most part of my life, happiness has been short lived. I thought something was wrong with me. I couldn't accept and live myself. Now I think I need a...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F Dec 1

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    Before I get hate, I want to start off by saying I am 14 only. I'm in high school so I may not know what love is but love is indescribable. His name is going to be changed to Noel...
    peachmilk peachmilk 16-17, F Dec 5

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    I live in a competitive town. I have lived here for 25 years. It helps to have down time. It helps to have people who live outside this town to compare notes with. It is nice to be...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M Dec 6

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    Some people don't believe in the American dream. I was just thinking about a video I saw about North Korea. I noticed their streets look like ours in America, only one difference...
    Jakebrum Jakebrum 16-17, M Dec 7

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    Hi everyone, so I have a...somewhat weird request. Is there anybody out there from Salem Mass. That wouldn't mind being interviewed? Here's the deal. I would very much like to...
    IHaveASadSecret IHaveASadSecret 18-21, F Dec 11

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