Do you think that you could describe Rockford, Illinois with just one word here's how many residents completed the challenge?

Many Rockford, Illinois Residents Have A Confidence Problem About Their City

I have not lived in Rockford my whole life but it's the place I've been the longest. Through the years, I've made some observations about our city. The citizens that are from here have a much more negative opinion about the town than people that moved to the area from other places. Those folks have a problem looking at their home in a positive light.

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Don't get me wrong, I don't think Rockford is the perfect city. Just like anywhere else, there are some issues. At the same time, you can find some good things about our town too. It's come a long way since I first came here in the early 90s. Let's see what the residents have to say about it.

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Describe Rockford Illinois With One Word

Describing Rockford, Illinois In One Word

I wanted to make this interesting, so I decided for this social media survey I would use the one-word challenge. Of course, I wasn't surprised when participants couldn't stick to the rules. Isn't that what the internet is all about? Honestly, I thought it was going to be flooded with negative comments. I'm proud to report there were many positive vibes too. You can see the whole list, HERE.

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Positive Words To Describe Rockford

  • Home
  • Rocks
  • Growing
  • Potential
  • Changing
  • Parks
  • Music
  • Interesting
  • Hope
  • Gritty
  • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
  • History
  • Projects
  • Growing
  • Festivals

Negative Thoughts About Rockford, Illinois

Of course, we don't live in the land of make-believe, so there are some negative words that could be used to describe Rockford. It's easy to say "Rockford sucks because it sucks." I'm going to skip those and stick with some constructive criticism.

Negative Words To Describe Rockford

  • Damaged
  • Shifty
  • Haunting
  • Yawn
  • Satanic
  • Broken
  • Unpredictable
  • Stoplights
  • Crime
  • Potholes
  • Skunk
  • Cold
  • No
  • Lost
  • Poverty

Can you describe Rockford in one word? How about in a positive way?

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