How many of us are from northern Illinois?


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BrianB
May 13, 2007, 08:23 PM
Please post a reply if you live in "the other Illinois" as somebody from Sparta (World Shooting Complex) said earlier this week. I've only seen a handful in earlier threads, so speak up!

(and yeah, this could lead to an Illinois focused thread in Activism later!)

Thanks,

Brian

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Anotherguy
May 13, 2007, 08:52 PM
Here I am in the 33rd District, treading water every day. Let's unite to oust Kotowski in '08.

Rilowe
May 13, 2007, 09:00 PM
Marengo - (cornfield country morphing to developments).

davhina
May 13, 2007, 09:00 PM
Thank the Lord I am not!
No will I ever be.
Good luck to the good people of TPDR of Illinois

Autolycus
May 13, 2007, 09:15 PM
I am from the Southwest Suburbs of Chicago.

distra
May 13, 2007, 09:24 PM
I'm from the 'burg, Galesburg that is. It's nice to FROM IL, I don't think I could stand to live there again. Good luck to all those still trapped in Daleystan and Obamaland.

ilbob
May 13, 2007, 09:26 PM
near rockford

Gator
May 13, 2007, 09:39 PM
Crook county :barf:

Neo-Luddite
May 13, 2007, 09:43 PM
From South Suburbs originally--in Carroll County by marriage and choice.

(Dolton, South Holland, Cal City, etc.).

jackinil
May 13, 2007, 10:15 PM
Crook County part of Elgin:mad:

Anotherguy
May 13, 2007, 10:21 PM
Not to hijack the thread but hey Gator, I love your Jeremiah Springfield sig line. Wish I would of thought to use it.

HeavyDuty
May 13, 2007, 10:47 PM
Kane.

Rey B
May 13, 2007, 11:14 PM
Originally from Lincoln. The Navy sent me many places, I followed my wife home to Indiana.

scout26
May 13, 2007, 11:54 PM
Wheaton (DuPage County) and I know that LoadedDrum is in Crook County. Gaudio5 is in Naperville.

Harry Callahan
May 14, 2007, 12:53 AM
Elk Grove Village

damyankee
May 14, 2007, 12:59 AM
SW Burbs, in a nice town next to a crappy (drug, gang infested) town where you should be able to carry.

Len S
May 14, 2007, 06:03 AM
Elmhurst

NukemJim
May 14, 2007, 07:24 AM
West Chicago, work in Chicago

NukemJim

iamkris
May 14, 2007, 07:52 AM
Libertyville in Lake County

lee n. field
May 14, 2007, 08:11 AM
Northern IL, but not Chicagoarea.

caver
May 14, 2007, 10:50 AM
Elgin in Kane

hotpig
May 14, 2007, 11:43 AM
You guys are all from Chicago by southern standards.:neener:

damien
May 14, 2007, 01:00 PM
DeKalb

Neo-Luddite
May 14, 2007, 01:20 PM
Them's fightin' words HOTPIG!!! :fire:

fedlaw
May 14, 2007, 01:22 PM
Live in Lake, work in the Northern District (Chicago)

lysander
May 14, 2007, 02:40 PM
Mostly the Western burbs of Chicago since '85, (Naperville, Aurora, Plainfield) with stops in Chicago, and Macomb. Currently I reside in Dekalb county.

Mac45
May 14, 2007, 04:08 PM
Lived in the So. burbs (Harvey & Lansing), for better than 35 years till I got married and escaped over the line to Indiana.

moosehead
May 14, 2007, 04:21 PM
Crook county, Town of Stickney.

Nanook
May 14, 2007, 04:40 PM
I'm in southern Will County, almost in Grundy County.

As my location says, "Not far enough from Chicago."

I'm working on it, though. If I can last until I retire, less than 7 years, that's when I'm bailing. Illinois is a bad state to retire in, it's not just bad for guns.

The only things I like about Chicago, are the White Sox, Bulls, and BlackHawks. Sometimes the Bears. The rest of the city leaves me cold. If it fell into the lake, I'd just switch to bottled water and drive on.

DonP
May 14, 2007, 04:46 PM
Frankfort, IL

Just out of Todd Stroger and Daley's reach.

mil-spec
May 14, 2007, 04:59 PM
I'm originally from Henry County (way out in the cornfields!), but have been living in the PRK courtesy of the USAF for the past few years. I still have family back there that I try to keep involved in all the madness coming out of Chicago & Springfield.

Craig
mil-spec

jklinstein
May 14, 2007, 05:02 PM
FROM there, but not planning on coming back.

GoRon
May 14, 2007, 07:48 PM
Dupage County

Gudis
May 14, 2007, 08:02 PM
Near DeKalb...

Springfield_1911SS
May 14, 2007, 08:43 PM
I live in Carol Stream (DuPage County). I am going to NIU (DeKalb) next fall, far away from my guns :(

Neo-Luddite
May 14, 2007, 10:14 PM
If you are on campus at NIU you can (afaik) store your weapons at the Campus Police office. You may find them all-pushed out of shape about it (who knows). Or, rent a you-store-it type locker from the campus copy people or similar outfit and keep a low profile about WHAT you are storing. Sycamore Sportsmans is nice and lots of folks have 'shootable' land in DeKalb and would likely let you work out with your gear.

And, as I've said--eat at burritoville often (I miss it so).

Gudis
May 14, 2007, 10:23 PM
Ah, Burritoville, where the "baby burrito" is nearly the size of one's head.

candr44
May 14, 2007, 11:08 PM
I grew up in Kane County in the Fox Valley. I left when I joined the military. I never went back and never want to live in Illinois again.

Tom Bri
May 15, 2007, 01:30 AM
South-west of Rockford. Nice small town. Lots of people still don't lock doors, even when they are not at home. Really.

I can show you some nice places to live if you want to come this way. I am a real estate agent.

AZ Jeff
May 15, 2007, 01:03 PM
I grew up west of Elgin (near Plato Center), and lived near Woodstock for many years.

I (thankfully) left the People's Republik of Illinois 7 years ago for "free America", and won't ever be going back, even though I have friends and family there...........

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