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View Poll Results: How would you vote for Chicago in terms of becoming part of Wisconsin?
Yes, make Chicago part of Wisconsin now known as Chicago, Wisconsin (gotta admit doesn't sound as nice) 7 15.56%
No, keep Chicago in Illinois. 38 84.44%
Voters: 45. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 01-29-2011, 01:07 AM
 
Location: Near Chicago
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I agree with your poll. The word Chicago doesn't go well with Wisconsin, but Milwaukee and Illinois match.
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Old 01-29-2011, 02:26 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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I like that concept...
The concept is not really new. Ever heard of Sparta and the city-state?
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Old 01-29-2011, 06:46 PM
 
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If it wasn't for Nathaniel Pope Chicago would be part of Wisconsin.
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Old 01-29-2011, 09:00 PM
 
Location: Not where you ever lived
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Indeed. He ended the squabble begween Illinois and Wisconsin over the border that seperated the two when he set the Longitude and Latitude permanently.


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If it wasn't for Nathaniel Pope Chicago would be part of Wisconsin.
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Old 01-30-2011, 01:34 AM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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Chicagoland is close to sprawling into Berrien County, Michigan soon.
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Old 01-30-2011, 01:44 AM
 
Location: South Chicagoland
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I think the majority of the south side, south west/south suburbs relate more to Indiana that Wisconsin. I grew up in Orland Park and thought of Indiana as our neighbor moreso than Wisconsin.
Yep.. Indiana is our neighbor. Wisconsin hardly ever crosses my mind but I was just in Indiana tonight.
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Old 01-30-2011, 03:47 AM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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Chicagoland is close to sprawling into Berrien County, Michigan soon.
I kind of like that. Not the sprawling part, but the fact that Chicago's reach is going that far.
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Old 01-30-2011, 05:58 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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I kind of like that. Not the sprawling part, but the fact that Chicago's reach is going that far.
Why?

Don't you want somewhere close to get away to that Chicago does not have much influence on? I know I do.
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Old 01-30-2011, 05:26 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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Why?

Don't you want somewhere close to get away to that Chicago does not have much influence on? I know I do.
Racine and Kenosha Counties both are in Chicagoland but haven't really been affected by Chicago. I don't see Berrien County changing much any time soon. But it is nice.
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