Funny directions....(also, the DON'T LET ME WUSS OUT thread)

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  1. Corry

    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    ...so...I'm antsy and restless and I NEED TO GET OUT.

    ...so I'm considering...even though I'm broke...taking a day trip to Chicago this weekend. I'd park outside of the city, in a suburb, and take the train in, then use the L to get around. So I wanted to know how far it was from a certain Metra station to the nearest L station.....

    I Yahoo Mapped it:

    http://maps.yahoo.com/dd_result?new...o, IL&country=us&tcsz=chicago, IL&tcountry=us

    (now lets hope that works)

    I'm sure it's just because of one way streets...but I still find it humorous.
     
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    Alison Swiss Army Friend Supporting Member

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    :biglaugh: That's to funny! I bet you'll have a great time. As nervous as I was to go into Boston it was pretty simple :)
     
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    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    Well, I've been researching transportation.....

    ...and riding the Metra from Joliet into Chicago will cost me just over $5 each way. A one day pass on the L is $5. So we're up to a little over $15. Plus gas to get to and from Joliet....Driving to MIDWAY took around 1/3 of a tank of gas...so I'm gonna estimate gas at $12.

    So...travel will cost under $30.

    A cheap meal while I'm there...$6. I'm seriously, SERIOUSLY considering going Saturday.

    A bit nervous because I'll be alone...well...most likely. I think I'm gonna call my friend Natalie and tell her she needs to come with. :twisted: :mrgreen:
     
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    Alison Swiss Army Friend Supporting Member

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    That's not bad at all! It was about $45 for my travel into Boston and we had lunch plus ice cream, the train, the subway (which I goofed the first time and spent about $3 I didn't have to becasue Chris was half price!).
     
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    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    Ok..so...people...

    DON'T LET ME WUSS OUT! MAKE ME GO! HOLD ME TO THIS!
     
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    morydd TPF Noob!

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    Wanna meet for lunch. If you've got an appt, you can't wus out... right?
     
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    OMG, for that price, ya gotta go!! Life is short.
     
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    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    ....ok, Saturday may be moved to Sunday due to weather issues. (snow/rain on Sat).

    ...I'll have to watch weather.com.

    As for lunch...no clue right now...haven't even talked to Natalie yet to see if she wants to go.
     
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    Well if you're going to be in town for lunch, consider Portillos Hot Dog joint. I can't go to Chicago with out the best dog in town. Good luck, have a great day.
     
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    Corry Flirtacious and Bodacious Supporting Member

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    Well, Natalie has no sense of adventure. I'm going alone.

    But I AM going.
     
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    Go for it! You will have a blast and I want to see the images.

    Eric
     
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    *ahem* Gino's East Pizza...

    Bring a sharpie.
     

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