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View Poll Results: Which city is Springfield more like: Chicago or St. Louis?
Chicago 0 0%
St. Louis 12 100.00%
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Old 03-05-2016, 02:11 PM
 
Location: Arch City
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Take your pick: which city is Springfield more like?
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Old 03-05-2016, 07:06 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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It's really kind of like neither city.
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Old 03-05-2016, 07:37 PM
 
Location: Central IL
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It's nothing like either, but St. Louis has fewer people so....that's a little like Springfield....and St. Louis only has the Mississippi River hence no major water like Chicago - so more like Springfield? Kinda reaching here.
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Old 03-05-2016, 09:23 PM
 
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It's not anything close to either.
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Old 03-09-2016, 09:56 AM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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Springfield is Springfield. Its not reminiscent of either Chicago nor St. Louis to me.
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Old 03-09-2016, 02:43 PM
 
Location: Not where you ever lived
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Situated on the Illinois Prairie, Springfield is the seat of Sangamon County and Illinois politics. Chicago and St. Louis are neither.
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Old 03-10-2016, 08:12 PM
 
Location: St. Louis
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Take your pick: which city is Springfield more like?
Neither, but since it's in Illinois and I'm certain there are more Cubs fans I'd say Chicago.
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Old 03-12-2016, 10:32 AM
 
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Neither, but since it's in Illinois and I'm certain there are more Cubs fans I'd say Chicago.
I think you'd probably be wrong. The featured merch at Scheels and other fan gear stores is all Cardinals.

Probably unhelpful, but Springfield is like Fargo. It is not anything like St. Louis or Chicago.
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Old 03-12-2016, 10:40 AM
 
Location: Mount Prospect, Illinois
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Chicago is more like St. Louis,
Springfield is more like Jefferson City.
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Old 03-16-2016, 04:18 PM
 
Location: Springfield, Il
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Neither, but since it's in Illinois and I'm certain there are more Cubs fans I'd say Chicago.
I live in Springfield. They did a rough census recently and found that the we have about 60% Cardinal fans and 40% Cubs fans.
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