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XNASA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-10-04 11:04 AM
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22. East Chicago, is in Indiana......
So we have an East, but not a South, Chicago. North Chicago is up near Waukegan, and West Chicago is out near Aurora.

At one time, there was a South Chicago Heights, but they have since changed their name to Ford Heights.

It's all very perplexing.
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  -Why is there no East Virginia? JVS  Feb-10-04 10:29 AM   #0 
  - Insh'Allah... n/t  Hand   Feb-10-04 10:32 AM   #1 
  - A fair and balanced question, if ever there was one!  jean   Feb-10-04 10:32 AM   #2 
  - Same reason there is no West California  randr   Feb-10-04 10:33 AM   #3 
  - There is a West Virgina. It must have an Eastern counterpart.  JVS   Feb-10-04 10:34 AM   #6 
  - But, but, but...  DarkPhenyx   Feb-10-04 10:34 AM   #4 
  - I guess it is once again time to flex the muscle of the federal government  JVS   Feb-10-04 10:39 AM   #11 
  - Well, where does it stop?  terrya   Feb-10-04 10:34 AM   #5 
  - It stops by changoing the name of the state now known as Virginia to...  JVS   Feb-10-04 10:37 AM   #9 
     - You're right, I'm wrong.  terrya   Feb-10-04 11:15 AM   #26 
  - There's an old urban legend (might be true)  RobertSeattle   Feb-10-04 10:34 AM   #7 
  - Part of it is Congressional Representation.  DarkPhenyx   Feb-10-04 10:41 AM   #14 
  - Why not? Because the Constitution says  mobuto   Feb-10-04 12:17 PM   #28 
  - But I like dinky NE states...  afraid_of_the_dark   Feb-12-04 03:28 PM   #43 
  - If At Least TWO Of Them Would Do This We Could Return To The 48-Star Flag  arwalden   Feb-10-04 10:36 AM   #8 
  - Because it would kill the whole 50 state equillibrium.  Edge   Feb-10-04 10:38 AM   #10 
  - Not a new state. Relabel old Virginia to reflect new political realities  JVS   Feb-10-04 10:40 AM   #13 
     - Ah..  Edge   Feb-10-04 10:41 AM   #15 
  - Virginia  CatWoman   Feb-10-04 10:39 AM   #12 
  - Beat ya to it!  DarkPhenyx   Feb-10-04 10:42 AM   #16 
     - yes, you did  CatWoman   Feb-10-04 10:47 AM   #19 
        - As often as I get beat to the punch around here...  DarkPhenyx   Feb-10-04 10:50 AM   #20 
  - South Chicago has gone missing as well.  XNASA   Feb-10-04 10:43 AM   #17 
  - How can there be an East Chicago, is that not Lake Michigan?  JVS   Feb-10-04 10:45 AM   #18 
     - East Chicago, is in Indiana......  XNASA   Feb-10-04 11:04 AM   #22 
        - Whats the South Side then?  Lizz612   Feb-10-04 12:28 PM   #29 
        - You must not confuse the Southside, with fictitious "South Chicago".  XNASA   Feb-10-04 12:53 PM   #33 
        - I thought East Chicago was the underwater part of the city.  terrya   Feb-10-04 12:29 PM   #30 
           - Under ice the last time I checked.  XNASA   Feb-10-04 12:57 PM   #34 
  - Western Virginia extends further west than West Virginia  carolinayellowdog   Feb-10-04 11:02 AM   #21 
  - North and South Yemen were similarly fucked up  JVS   Feb-10-04 11:10 AM   #23 
  - how about Virginia Heights and Virginia Slim  stromboli   Feb-10-04 11:13 AM   #24 
  - And Virginia Plain.  mac56   Feb-10-04 12:58 PM   #35 
     - I'd prefer Original Recipe Virginia and Extra Crispy Virginia  JVS   Feb-10-04 01:33 PM   #38 
  - We could call them Virginia: The Original and Virginia: Reloaded  GOPisEvil   Feb-10-04 11:14 AM   #25 
  - LOL. Virginia II: Electric Boogaloo (nt)  Anaxamander   Feb-10-04 12:45 PM   #32 
  - Whats going on here!!!!  foamdad   Feb-10-04 11:51 AM   #27 
  - No. West Virginia is just fine, carry on.  JVS   Feb-10-04 12:38 PM   #31 
  - West Virginia wanted to be distinguished from "Virginia"  cosmicdot   Feb-10-04 01:14 PM   #36 
  - Not modifying Virginia seems to give it an artificial claim to legitimacy  JVS   Feb-10-04 01:35 PM   #39 
     - that sounds reasonable ... of course, most of it used to be all "Virginia"  cosmicdot   Feb-12-04 03:24 PM   #42 
  - Why is there no West Mount Houston?  Bridget Burke   Feb-10-04 01:24 PM   #37 
  - East Virginia  Snow   Feb-10-04 01:35 PM   #40 
  - In LA  ronnykmarshall   Feb-10-04 02:05 PM   #41 
  - Don't tell people in Central Virginia they aren't seperate  underpants   Feb-12-04 03:33 PM   #44 
  - There is...  jmowreader   Feb-12-04 04:07 PM   #45 

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