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I Live In Illinois

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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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    DarcShadow DarcShadow 26-30, M Jan 21

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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 5 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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    North suburbs, north side,

    very far north. Guess I am a northern girl :))
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    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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    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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    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 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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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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    2nd day out of school

    because of this weather! Lol... I love it.
    miracle98 miracle98 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    miracle98 miracle98 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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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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    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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    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 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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    Suburbs Of Chicago

    Are there any ladies around the Joliet,Crest Hill, Plainfield, Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Naperville area in Illinois?
    FunnyShyGuy43 FunnyShyGuy43 41-45, M Aug 16, 2013

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    sarahxmichelle sarahxmichelle 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 26

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    rnezip85 rnezip85 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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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 1 Response Sep 20, 2010

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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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    I have lived in many cities

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

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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 3 Responses May 13

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    TurtleKatlynn TurtleKatlynn 16-17, F Jul 3

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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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    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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    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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    The C-U

    Currently living in the C-U. I work at the University of Illinois. I was born and raised in Illinois.
    CableDawg CableDawg 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 22, 2013

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    I recently got kicked out of my house I have nowhere to go I've been staying with a buddy but I can't anymore I live in Illinois near the quad cities I don't even want money just a...
    RealJ92 RealJ92 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    There's certain things you just don't know when you hook up with a personal animal rescue person... Like the fact that they will let all of the animals sleep in their bed...
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    i am 13 years old bout to be 14 in march and i really want to live with my dad.my mom say that its to much trouble to go to court and she says she really loves me but i know she...
    savanna177 savanna177 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    i love the rain, everything about it. i would have to say it symbolizes a lot to me. many aspects of my life. i want to live where it rains. since i was little, every time that...
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    Lived there with my mom for my freshman year of high school. I like Alaska. It's a beautiful place and the wildlife is incredible. I hated the time I spent there however. I didn't...
    Based4ever Based4ever 13-15, M 11 hrs ago

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    I was born in Hayward and continue to live in the area till this day. I've travelled a lot, but this area has always felt like home to me.
    awanderingmind awanderingmind 22-25, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    As you know by reading my other post, I was born and raised in Arizona. Also, I attended and graduated from ASU. I still live in the "Valley of the Sun" or the Metropolitan...
    leslieathome leslieathome 31-35, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I have lived with my parents basically since was eight years old. Actually, let me back up. My biological parents have been divorced since I was only three. After that, I lived...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    To live life to it's fullest ... For everyone it can mean a totally different thing. For some it may mean finding their soulmate, to others it may be having a family, others could...
    RiseAbove222 RiseAbove222 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I've always thought of just hiking Into the woods and liveing there getting away from the life I'm liveing not happy liveing paycheck to paycheck sitting on my sofa playing video...
    lonewolf8422 lonewolf8422 26-30, M Jul 9

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    I live In Hong Kong and go to boarding school in Nova Scotia, Canada. I was miserable my whole life and wanted to live in BC (where Im from) I have a house there and my parents...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jun 26

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    I'm 14 years old and I live in a small village in England and by small I mean there is one village post office and a tiny primary school. It's very isolated, but the rest of my...
    Jessicat29 Jessicat29 13-15, F Jul 2

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    I lived in Hong Kong my whole life but Im not from here and I was never meant to even BE in Hong Kong. I suffer from the hot humid weather, Bullies and discomfort. I have autism...
    Miserablechildhood Miserablechildhood 13-15, M Jun 26

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    Ok, so that first post wasn't so scary so why not a post two? I cannot begin to express how freeing it is just to have expressed it all. SM isn't something most people would want...
    justnanl justnanl 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 1

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    LEARNING TO LIVEBy: Sayed Mostafa ArabySuddenly I saw myselfHe was there and I could not move meWrapped in a Web of insecurityRemove my clothes and I could seeMany times presumably...
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    I know there is a lot that goes into living on your own, but I can not wait unto the day comes to get out and live completely by myself. I don't even want to live with my boyfriend...
    SilentNynja SilentNynja 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I was born, which goes without saying, in Dobbs Ferry Hospital on May 27, 1955 and lived in the small town of Ardsley, New York. I am one of three children born to Mr. and Mrs...
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    Update from the Battlefield - Since notifying my H three days ago that I've hired a lawyer and we're getting divorced, he has launched a full scale verbal attack on my character...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 36 Responses Jul 8

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    So I like this guy who lives in Germany, but he's Russian. I live in Greece and he has family in my country. We started talking on Facebook because I found him by accident. He had...
    athenakats athenakats 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I live two lives. To other people, I seem like a really weird, lazy kid who fantasizes a lot. When their backs are turned, and when they're not around I'm actively planning for...
    Overlord0 Overlord0 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Just forget it. There is nothing to live for. Why live when I can never be happy? I never was my entire life...I stayed locked in my own world trying to live so my family or...
    DrowninginFear DrowninginFear 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I have been having a particularly hard weekend dealing with the loneliness of living with a spouse with chronic pain so I searched the web and found this site. As I read some of...
    hispainismypain hispainismypain 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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