13 Things You Quickly Learn When You Move To Illinois

Brand-new Illinoisans need a bit of time to get their bearings. Residents of Illinois are a welcoming bunch, but we operate in some unique ways! Most of our quirks are fairly easy to pick up on, it’s simply a matter of learning more about living in the Prairie State. Here’s what new residents will need to know first:

If you’ve lived in Illinois for awhile, what advice would you give to newcomers? Let us know in the comments.

And, if you’re new to Illinois and want to be prepared for anything, here are 9 Weird Things Only People From Illinois Do.