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Old 02-24-2011, 02:31 AM
 
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Oh yeah totally. It's far from a beautiful body of water. I mean I like it but...garbage all over the place. The thought of falling in is pretty disgusting.
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Old 02-24-2011, 02:38 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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Oh yeah totally. It's far from a beautiful body of water. I mean I like it but...garbage all over the place. The thought of falling in is pretty disgusting.
I dream for a day that it is cleaned.

I wish they would drain it and dredge the cr%p out of it.
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Old 02-24-2011, 02:41 AM
 
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The best thing about it is that we send all our **** down it and turned St. Louis into our city's toilet.
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Old 02-24-2011, 02:44 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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The best thing about it is that we send all our **** down it and turned St. Louis into our city's toilet.
haha

That is what the get for stealing the Olympics from us in 1904.
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Old 02-25-2011, 03:31 PM
 
Location: Nort Seid
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Of course they do. I have navigated it several times.

I have done it before 99.9% and quite possibly 100% of people in this forum have too.

I just want people to know what they are getting into.

You DO NOT want to get any water on your bare skin or get your clothes wet.
Sound advice, although in my experience once you get into the skyscraper zone the water is pretty indistinguishable from the lake itself.

And it is a gas to actually go through the locks in a kayak & go to the end of Navy Pier to see that view of the skyline, highly recommended!
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Old 02-25-2011, 03:40 PM
 
Location: Volker, Kansas City, MO
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Ahh yes right to St. Louis. You know by way of the Des Plaines River into the Kankakee River and finally into the Mississippi.
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