big smile today!

Discussion in 'Chicago' started by spike308, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. spike308

    spike308 F1 Rookie
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    Nov 8, 2003
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    Mike Z
    No, I did not buy something new...

    but I did drive quite a long way on the tollway, and noticed that the "Rod Blago, Governor" signs atop the I-pass open tolling are GONE!!!

    Brought a big smile to my face.... then started (in by brain) singing
    Na Na-Na Na
    Na Na-Na Na
    hey hey hey
    good bye!
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  3. Carsleuth

    Carsleuth F1 Rookie

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    Dan C.
    I was wondering if they were going to take that down. Can't wait to see it for myself!
  4. JohnnyS

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    #3 JohnnyS, Feb 16, 2009
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    I had heard the crews were standing by waiting to hear if Blago got the boot. When he did, they immediately went to work to remove the signs. Cost was $15,000, but I figured there were about 30 signs so about $500 each which I think is cheap considering several people and equipment per sign.
  5. Darolls

    Darolls F1 Veteran

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    And now we have to contend with Burris and his Senate seat! :mad:
  6. David_S

    David_S F1 World Champ
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    I would have driven the 11 or so hours back with your choice of a can of spray paint & masking tape to block out the name or a full set of tools, climbing gear, and rigging to remove the signs completely for much less than $500 each. Heck, I would have flown out - still have a car to retrieve from Illinois one of these days.
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  8. tifosi12

    tifosi12 Four Time F1 World Champ
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    Strange things that make you tick.

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