IL Posted in Illinois March 01, 2016 by Laura 10 Things Everyone In Illinois Should Avoid At All Costs If you are in Illinois, there are certain things you should try and avoid doing or saying. Here are the top 10. 1. Potholes Michael Gil/Flickr Chicago must have a Guinness record for most in the world, I swear. 2. Traffic Steven Vance/Flickr To some extent, you can avoid it with public transportation, but that's not much better sometimes. 3. Snow Andrew Seaman/Flickr Not exactly avoidable, but it sucks. 4. Construction Steven Vance/Flickr What are they working on? 5. Wearing a Packers jersey elvert barnes/Flickr You will definitely hear some comments. 6. Deer brokinhrt2/Flickr Obviously these aren't a problem in Chicago, but they are everywhere else. 7. Festivals with 500,000 spectators Ron Cogswell/Flickr Unless you like that sort of thing... 8. Downtown shopping on December 23 Harry Pujols/Flickr Just don't. 9. Saying anyone here has an accent kevin dooley/Flickr You guys have da accent, okay? 10. Insulting Illinois infowidget/Flickr Only natives can comment on the crime, corruption and other drama that comes with living here! What else should one avoid in Illinois?