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Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« on: March 28, 2016, 11:01:59 AM »

Hello everyone! I am from the southwest suburbs of Chicago. I am pretty young but roads have always interested me.

A little about me: I have been reading maps since I was like 5. People always ask me for direction and find it weird I know where to go so well. I am still in high school. I really like to check out old things and just research about them.

You'll probably find me in the Midwest board the most.
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2016, 11:17:58 AM »

Welcome from Massachusetts!
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2016, 11:24:10 AM »

Welcome to the board from a fellow high school student in Southeastern Connecticut!  :wave:
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2016, 10:08:36 PM »

Thank you for the welcome!
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2016, 10:36:09 PM »

Welcome from flip-flop Winnipeg!

I was like you when I was younger, having a excellent sense of direction. Now I am a Google Maps and Streetview junkie, constantly looking for cool signs and scenery.

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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2016, 11:18:44 PM »

Welcome from faraway Pennsylvania! I'm currently the youngest member on this forum.
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2016, 11:23:23 PM »

Welcome from about 5 hours south-west of you in St. Louis!
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2016, 12:59:42 PM »

Welcome from Huntsville, AL!
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2016, 03:01:24 PM »

Welcome from flip-flop Winnipeg!

I was like you when I was younger, having a excellent sense of direction. Now I am a Google Maps and Streetview junkie, constantly looking for cool signs and scenery.
Same here, including the past ariels feature on Google Earth.

Welcome from about 5 hours south-west of you in St. Louis!
I always like traveling to St. Louis, something about the drive makes me like it. I have had some fun memories in St. Louis like the City Museum.

Thanks guys!
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2016, 07:29:09 PM »

Currently posting from well to your west in Omaha,  welcome to the board!

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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #10 on: March 30, 2016, 12:19:08 PM »

It's not so weird, but welcome from slightly farther southwest (Joliet).
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #11 on: March 30, 2016, 12:28:21 PM »

Welcome from the Cincinnati suburbs!
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2016, 10:46:46 PM »

It's not so weird, but welcome from slightly farther southwest (Joliet).
It's weird how I have never been to Joilet, the closest I have gotten was Lockport, Dellwood park for a XC meet. We just never have the need to go there.
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2016, 12:21:28 AM »

Welcome from southeast Missouri!
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #14 on: March 31, 2016, 12:59:30 AM »

Welcome from your neck of the woods!
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #15 on: April 01, 2016, 10:46:42 PM »

Greetings from Tinley Park!
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #16 on: April 01, 2016, 10:51:31 PM »

Greetings from Tinley Park!

Small world. I lived there as a kid.
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2016, 09:46:15 AM »

Welcome from the southwest suburbs of Chicago!  ...Wait.  That's where you said you were.  I'm from there too!  Well, welcome anyway!
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #18 on: April 14, 2016, 11:42:08 AM »

Welcome!

I live in Kansas, but I was born in Joliet and lived in New Lenox till 1990.  Then, from 2000 through 2006, I lived in Wheaton and Carol Stream, while my fiancée moved to nearby Naperville.
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #19 on: April 16, 2016, 11:58:06 PM »

Welcome from sunny eastern North Carolina!

But since we're adding our Chicagoland bona fides I grew up in the NW Suburbs (Schaumburg to be specific) from 1979-1991.
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #20 on: April 27, 2016, 07:39:54 AM »

Welcome from the neighboring state of Indiana!!
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #21 on: April 28, 2016, 07:31:07 PM »

First timer..........also from Chicagoland.
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Re: Hello from the Chicago Suburbs!
« Reply #22 on: April 28, 2016, 08:04:09 PM »

First timer..........also from Chicagoland.
Welcome!
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