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To Dibs or Not to Dibs, That Is the Question

Not a Chicago chair free zone

Image by TheeErin via Flickr

By Patty Wetli

In the wake of last week’s blizzard, we heard countless stories of Chicagoans coming together as a community, helping out their fellow man, blah, blah, blah. And then the dibs wars started.

Where you stand on this issue likely depends on whether you’re a transplant or a native or whether you park your car on the street or have a nice, cushy garage. I definitely have my opinions.

Whichever camp you’re in—pro- or anti-dibs—you’ve got to hand it to the creativity of people participating in this Chicago tradition. There is some fascinating stuff littering the streets–where people find room to house these items year-round is a mystery to the storage-challenged among us.

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Posted by on February 9, 2011. Filed under Community, Editor's Choice. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.