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Hello from Northern Illinois!
« on: June 22, 2020, 11:43:20 PM »

I have always been a roadgeek as long as I can remember. This website seems like the logical choice for a roadgeek.
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2020, 11:52:29 PM »

Welcome from the southern Missouri Ozarks!  :wave:

Yes, this is THE SITE for roadgeeking, as far as I'm aware. I can only think of one other somewhat active roadgeek site off the top of my head.
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2020, 07:10:50 AM »

Welcome from Massachusetts!
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2020, 07:32:11 AM »

This website seems like the logical choice for a roadgeek.

You got it!!  :)

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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2020, 07:29:16 PM »

Welcome to the forum!

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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2020, 01:07:27 PM »

Hello from southern Wisconsin! All of you Chicagolanders are somewhat responsible for all the new road projects in WI recently.
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2020, 01:30:29 PM »

Hello from southern Wisconsin! All of you Chicagolanders are somewhat responsible for all the new road projects in WI recently.

Did he say he was from Chicagoland?
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2020, 11:27:14 PM »

Hello from southern Wisconsin! All of you Chicagolanders are somewhat responsible for all the new road projects in WI recently.

Did he say he was from Chicagoland?
I guess Illinois = Chicago now.

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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #8 on: June 25, 2020, 07:50:02 AM »

Hello from southern Wisconsin! All of you Chicagolanders are somewhat responsible for all the new road projects in WI recently.

Did he say he was from Chicagoland?
I guess Illinois = Chicago now.
He said northern Illinois, and if you're from northern Illinois, there's a 95% chance you're a Chicagolander.
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #9 on: June 25, 2020, 12:05:51 PM »




Hello from southern Wisconsin! All of you Chicagolanders are somewhat responsible for all the new road projects in WI recently.

Did he say he was from Chicagoland?

I guess Illinois = Chicago now.

He said northern Illinois, and if you're from northern Illinois, there's a 95% chance you're a Chicagolander.

But, having lived in Chicagoland, I'm not sure I've ever heard anyone living there refer to the area as "northern Illinois".  They tend to say "Chicago", "Chicagoland", "the Chicago area", or even which end of the suburbs such as "north suburbs of Chicago".

Hearing the phrase "northern Illinois" without further context, I'm more likely to assume somewhere like Rockford, Sterling, Peru, or even Kankakee.
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #10 on: June 25, 2020, 12:06:25 PM »

Well, anyway, welcome to the forum!  ... wherever you live!   :awesomeface:
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #11 on: June 25, 2020, 01:28:22 PM »

This will be a bit of a surprise but I actually live near Rockford.
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #12 on: June 25, 2020, 01:41:45 PM »

Hearing the phrase "northern Illinois" without further context, I'm more likely to assume somewhere like Rockford ...

This will be a bit of a surprise but I actually live near Rockford.

Well, howdy (from Kansas)!
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2020, 03:27:45 PM »

This will be a bit of a surprise but I actually live near Rockford.
I mean I consider that to be Chicagoland, but I guess most people on this forum don't. Anyways, welcome.
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #14 on: June 25, 2020, 03:31:02 PM »

Welcome to the forum from central Pennsylvania.  :)
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #15 on: June 27, 2020, 08:27:57 PM »

Welcome from sunny So Cal
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #16 on: June 27, 2020, 09:49:32 PM »

Welcome from my home of northern Illinois, having just come home from a road trip to somewhere else in northern Illinois!
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #17 on: July 03, 2020, 10:34:03 AM »

As a native and expat of Northern Illinois who has migrated to Southern Illinois, welcome!
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Re: Hello from Northern Illinois!
« Reply #18 on: July 09, 2020, 06:08:36 PM »

Welcome from the state of Georgia!  :wave:

This site is certainly a logical choice, with plenty of roadgeekery to get involved in.

And with that said, I’m looking forward to seeing you around!  :nod:
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