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Question of the day

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2006

If you had to choose one word to describe Illinois, what would that word be? Don’t explain why. Limit your response to one word.

- Posted by Rich Miller        


158 Comments
  1. - phocion - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:12 am:

    Turgid.


  2. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:17 am:

    Home


  3. - Leroy - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:17 am:

    delusional


  4. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:26 am:

    corrupt


  5. - B Hicks - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:27 am:

    Democratic


  6. - Disgusted - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:31 am:

    unreformable


  7. - bored now - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:33 am:

    cold…


  8. - angry and outraged - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:35 am:

    exasperating


  9. - the old republican - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:37 am:

    Postive Note: HOME

    Negative Note: DEMOCRATS


  10. - He Hate Me - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:38 am:

    Beefy


  11. - zinged again - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:49 am:

    Stagnant


  12. - Budget Watcher - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:54 am:

    Entertaining


  13. - DR - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:58 am:

    nihilistic


  14. - lonely R - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:58 am:

    Broke


  15. - Chicagograssroots - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 7:10 am:

    FUBAR


  16. - Anon - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 7:13 am:

    Flat


  17. - Ravenswood Right Winger - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 7:21 am:

    stagnant


  18. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 7:28 am:

    Blagojevichburg


  19. - Poltical Hack - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 7:38 am:

    blue


  20. - Anon - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 7:39 am:

    Corrupt


  21. - DOWNSTATE - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 7:44 am:

    circus


  22. - mateo - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 7:45 am:

    SOLD!


  23. - Jechislo - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 7:45 am:

    rudderless


  24. - Snidely Whiplash - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 7:57 am:

    corrupt


  25. - Nickname - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:06 am:

    oligarchy


  26. - POLITICAL PRISONER - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:10 am:

    DICTATOSHIP!


  27. - Illinois Democrat - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:15 am:

    Corruption


  28. - Pingu - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:16 am:

    Disappointing


  29. - Making The Wheels Turn - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:27 am:

    Corruption


  30. - Jim in Accounting - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:28 am:

    Top-heavy


  31. - zatoichi - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:32 am:

    Home


  32. - ron - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:32 am:

    potential


  33. - the Patriot - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:34 am:

    Traveshamockery!


  34. - Walking Wounded - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:37 am:

    Sinking


  35. - Wumpus - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:44 am:

    Bipartisan-cuprrut-combine (I love compound words!)


  36. - Pat Hickey - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:51 am:

    Welcoming.


  37. - Randall Sherman - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:53 am:

    CORRUPT!!!


  38. - Paul Simon Museum Guy - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:02 am:

    gullible


  39. - Niles Townhsip - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:02 am:

    Backwards


  40. - Peoria Gridrion - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:04 am:

    OverAbed


  41. - SouthernILRepub - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:06 am:

    quacktastic


  42. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:06 am:

    Obsolete


  43. - anon - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:09 am:

    squandered


  44. - So-Called "Austin Mayor" - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:15 am:

    Shady


  45. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:16 am:

    Joke


  46. - Anon - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:16 am:

    backwater


  47. - Beowulf - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:25 am:

    Frustrating


  48. - SilverBackDemocrat - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:26 am:

    Progressive


  49. - shelbyville - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:28 am:

    Chicago


  50. - can't imagine - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:30 am:

    narcissistic


  51. - Navin Johnson - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:31 am:

    Deniability


  52. - Cal SKinnner - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:36 am:

    Soy


  53. - Bill Baar - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:37 am:

    flat


  54. - Coloradem - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:41 am:

    Obamaland.


  55. - Jorje Boosh - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:44 am:

    corny


  56. - Levois - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:48 am:

    Unique


  57. - Shallow Pharnyx - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:57 am:

    Diverse


  58. - Leroy - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:04 am:

    Gimme!


  59. - prahabukowski - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:24 am:

    Floccinaucinihilipilification


  60. - WARDOG - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:25 am:

    Dishearting


  61. - 47th Ward - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:30 am:

    Blago-licious.


  62. - 105th Blues - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:31 am:

    Schizophrenic


  63. - Curious George - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:32 am:

    Chicago


  64. - Ken Dunkin - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:36 am:

    Just one? Do the last two count? Dang. Never mind.


  65. - ZC - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:37 am:

    Chthonic


  66. - Left Leaner - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:46 am:

    Compligressive (complicated + progressive)


  67. - Gregor - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:48 am:

    Conflicted


  68. - Ivory-billed Woodpecker - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:57 am:

    Immovable.


  69. - scoot - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:58 am:

    Topinka’s


  70. - Pete Giangreco - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:59 am:

    Blue


  71. - OneMan - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 11:02 am:

    Minty


  72. - St. Nickname - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 11:05 am:

    Disfunctional


  73. - Marty M. - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 11:09 am:

    Abe


  74. - Tim - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 11:19 am:

    ChicagoBlues


  75. - respectful - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 11:23 am:

    Combineland


  76. - Skeeter - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 11:29 am:

    SOLD!


  77. - Newshound - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 11:56 am:

    Addictive


  78. - Bubs - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 12:02 pm:

    Ill.


  79. - PalosParkBob - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 12:16 pm:

    Absolutely predictable


  80. - sven - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 12:22 pm:

    Mao Zedong


  81. - Ashur Odishoo - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 12:27 pm:

    Blagokrupt.


  82. - Ashur Odishoo - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 12:29 pm:

    Blagokrupt


  83. - Dusty - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 12:30 pm:

    Cubs


  84. - Criminal Enterprise Called Illinois - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 12:36 pm:

    Broken


  85. - cermak_rd - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 12:51 pm:

    Beautiful


  86. - Six Degrees of Separation - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 12:56 pm:

    Unsaved.


  87. - Conservative Republican - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 1:04 pm:

    Heartland


  88. - Common Sense in Illinois - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 1:14 pm:

    Inconsistent


  89. - frustrated GOP - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 1:27 pm:

    Conundrum


  90. - HANSKTER - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 1:31 pm:

    BULLS!!


  91. - larry - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 1:43 pm:

    blue


  92. - Cynthia - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 1:44 pm:

    Spiritless


  93. - The Speaker - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 1:54 pm:

    Mine.


  94. - Establishment Republican - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 2:04 pm:

    “Silly!”


  95. - Little Italian - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 2:20 pm:

    Screwed


  96. - Jim - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 2:34 pm:

    Sweet


  97. - chiefkay - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 2:35 pm:

    underachieving


  98. - Go JBT - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 2:36 pm:

    Crumbling


  99. - Woe is us - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 2:45 pm:

    Engorged


  100. - TADOKA - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 2:46 pm:

    Potential


  101. - paladin644 - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 2:49 pm:

    corrupt!


  102. - Lovie's Leather - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 2:50 pm:

    impotent…


  103. - Dan Vock - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 2:52 pm:

    Heartland


  104. - Junior Senior - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 2:53 pm:

    “Graceland”


  105. - Mongo - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 2:54 pm:

    byzantine


  106. - Scott - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 2:55 pm:

    Progressive


  107. - Bubba - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 3:06 pm:

    Tangy


  108. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 3:06 pm:

    overdrafted


  109. - Goodbye Napoleon - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 3:29 pm:

    moisty-ish-er


  110. - Mike's Used Sports Section - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 3:30 pm:

    spicy (coming and going)


  111. - Wondering - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 3:41 pm:

    Rich,
    Are you going to announce a winner?


  112. - Platitudinus - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 3:45 pm:

    suckered


  113. - Bubba - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 3:46 pm:

    Mouthwatering


  114. - prairiestatedem - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 3:55 pm:

    Inspiring


  115. - Anon - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 3:55 pm:

    CLUSTER


  116. - Jake from Elwood - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 3:59 pm:

    Carp


  117. - bab chzranaski - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 4:01 pm:

    vandelay industries


  118. - Mary Poppins - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 4:09 pm:

    SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS


  119. - Lee - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 4:13 pm:

    Phil Hare!


  120. - Bobby Ganoush - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 4:26 pm:

    Indictments


  121. - annon - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 4:28 pm:

    BLOODY


  122. - Swami - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 4:35 pm:

    Impotent


  123. - Southern Illinoisian - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 4:39 pm:

    governamentia


  124. - Bluefish - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 4:44 pm:

    Entertaining


  125. - BIG R.PH. - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 4:46 pm:

    BANKRUPT!!!!!!!!


  126. - Ron Burgundy - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 4:49 pm:

    Mullety


  127. - state worker #1 - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 5:00 pm:

    liarland


  128. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 5:04 pm:

    git’rdone


  129. - Papa Legba - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 5:11 pm:

    landfill


  130. - Little Egypt - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 5:20 pm:

    EGOMANIACAL


  131. - GW - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 5:33 pm:

    Superb


  132. - potomac fever - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 5:48 pm:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floccinaucinihilipilification, FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO WERE WONDERING


  133. - Rod - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:04 pm:

    Huh?


  134. - Dump_Blagojevich - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:10 pm:

    Troubled


  135. - Little Egypt - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:11 pm:

    Rich, if you decide to choose, Floccinaucinihilipilification should be the winner.


  136. - Marta Elena - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:24 pm:

    UNBALANCED


  137. - babs - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:42 pm:

    medium


  138. - Bill-O-Rights - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 6:49 pm:

    Bipolar


  139. - old capital - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 7:12 pm:

    expensive


  140. - Marie C. - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 7:37 pm:

    I-55


  141. - NumbersGuy - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:05 pm:

    Indebted.


  142. - Papa Legba - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:09 pm:

    Midwest-FBI-HQ


  143. - Papa Legba - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:10 pm:

    IndictmentWorld


  144. - Lt. Guv - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 8:15 pm:

    Cubbish


  145. - Ms. Manners - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:13 pm:

    Rude


  146. - Peaches - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:13 pm:

    Selfish


  147. - Ethel - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:15 pm:

    Short-sighted


  148. - Anon - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 9:40 pm:

    lunchbucket


  149. - Schiznitz - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:27 pm:

    Blagokrupt.


  150. - anon - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:44 pm:

    flatulent


  151. - bbishere2 - Tuesday, Jun 6, 06 @ 10:54 pm:

    Opprobrium


  152. - T.J. - Wednesday, Jun 7, 06 @ 12:57 am:

    Broken.


  153. - PF in So. IL - Wednesday, Jun 7, 06 @ 6:17 am:

    North Texas


  154. - printdude - Wednesday, Jun 7, 06 @ 8:16 am:

    Opportunistic


  155. - Saltydog - Wednesday, Jun 7, 06 @ 9:28 am:

    disfunctional


  156. - Anonymous - Wednesday, Jun 7, 06 @ 10:15 am:

    soil


  157. - Sharad Kumar - Wednesday, Jun 7, 06 @ 3:12 pm:

    best


  158. - Tom DeLay's Mom - Wednesday, Jun 7, 06 @ 10:30 pm:

    BUSTED!

    (How’s that for a nice double-entendre??)


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