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BUSS Round 2 - Illinois BEATS Oregon

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Oregon or Illinois?

Poll ended at Wed Dec 28, 2005 2:53 pm

Oregon
13
37%
Illinois
22
63%
 
Total votes : 35

BUSS Round 2 - Illinois BEATS Oregon

Postby ironman » Mon Dec 26, 2005 2:53 pm

Oregon
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Nickname: Beaver State
State Flower: Oregon Grape
Largest Cities
Portland
Eugene
Salem
Gresham
Hillsboro

Quick Facts
- Eugene was the first city to have one-way streets.

- Pilot Butte, a cinder cone volcano, exists within the city limits of Bend.

- At 329 feet the Coast Douglas-Fir in Oregon is considered the tallest tree in the state.

- At 8,000 feet deep Hells Canyon is the deepest river gorge in North America.

- The hazelnut is Oregon's official state nut. Oregon is the only state that has an official state nut. The hazelnut is also known as the filbert.

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Illinois
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Nickname: Prairie State
State Flower Purple Violet
Largest Cities
Chicago
Rockford
Aurora
Naperville
Peoria

Quick Facts
- Ottawa, Freeport, Jonesboro, Charleston, Galesburg, Quincy and Alton hosted the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates that stirred interest all over the country in the slavery issue.

- The first Aquarium opened in Chicago, 1893.

- The world's first Skyscraper was built in Chicago, 1885.

- Metropolis, the home of Superman, really exists in Southern Illinois.

- The first Mormon Temple in Illinois was constructed in Nauvoo.
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Postby OhMrScottyTrav06 » Mon Dec 26, 2005 3:08 pm

Oregon is too laid back for me. Illinois is a great place.
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Postby logan » Mon Dec 26, 2005 3:16 pm

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Postby BaseballFann0008 » Mon Dec 26, 2005 3:29 pm

Gotta Root for my former home state ;-D
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Postby Kingctb27 » Mon Dec 26, 2005 4:01 pm

Illinois ;-D
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Postby bronxxbomber » Mon Dec 26, 2005 5:33 pm

Going with IL
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Postby ThatDude » Mon Dec 26, 2005 5:39 pm

i was born and raised in Illinois, but i was nearly stabbed to death in Oregon

tough decision
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Postby RugbyD » Mon Dec 26, 2005 6:33 pm

hmmm...... whats a cub fan to do.....?
TennCare rocks!!!!
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Postby BaseballFann0008 » Mon Dec 26, 2005 7:01 pm

cubbies runnin with this one ;-D
Hot Chick Draft:
1.01: Scarlett Johansson
2.12: Mila Kunis
3.01: Malin Akerman
4.12: Britney Spears
5.01: Jessica Simpson
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Postby acsguitar » Mon Dec 26, 2005 10:57 pm

This contest is retarded. Oregon owns
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