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  1. They get revoked but that’s assuming the local LEO actually mails the cards to the ISP.
  2. http://illinoiscarry.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=70159 Look at Post No. 19 in this thread.
  3. Applied for the kids on 8/22 (Saturday) and they went active on 9/18. No cards yet but I believe the FOID Act says they are supposed to approve or deny within 30 days. Which ISP did manage to do. But really, how long does it take to run a BGC on a minor child? Oh well, just happy the new on line application system works.
  4. Sorry I didn't catch this earlier - all my kids were born after 01/01/2000 and I applied for their FOIDs online - nothing in the process stopped me and they accepted my payment. No worries Count. They accepted my payment as well. So now the wait begins.
  5. Well, I just completed the application and paid on line for the youngest. She was born after 1/1/00 so we'll see what happens.
  6. Any idea why they won't allow you to apply on line for a minor child born after January 1, 2000? Do you think it is purely an age thing? Also, I trust ISP will fill in the FOID Application Number on the parental affidavit; I don't see an application number on the screen anywhere.
  7. It actually surprises me it's that high. I thought it would be closer to 10%. I would like to see them at 50/50. In reality I would feel much better if my wife carried (she has no interest). Ditto. On both points.
  8. I have pestered them in the past. Not so much lately. I find it curious that they are now sending out unsolicited emails to Illinoisans (including Chicagoans) telling us that we can buy ammo from them. A barrage of unsolicited e-mails to a bunch of people sounds to me like a possible issue with their mailing list where someone pressed a button they shouldn't have. If you want to like contact them to confirm that the e-mail means they'll ship ammo to Cook County and the City of Chicago and that their reps are all aware of this policy, I'll be happy to re-add them to the list. Because of the previous problems with their waffling and inconsistency, I'm hesitant to trust anything they say. I want for this list to be as accurate and up-to-date as possible, and don't want any more people upset because they ordered something from a vendor on the list and were then rejected (in one case someone was even forced to pay a ridiculous restocking fee). Well, I reached out to them via email and this was Midway's response: Dear , Thank you for your recent email. I apologize but at this time we are unable to ship ammunition to Chicago regardless of the FOID card. We always side with caution when it comes to these kinds of things but I will forward this information on double check the legality. I hope this information has been helpful to you. If you have any additional questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-243-3220. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT. You may also email us at customerservice@midwayusa.com. Thanks for your business! Kevin MidwayUSA Customer Service
  9. I have pestered them in the past. Not so much lately. I find it curious that they are now sending out unsolicited emails to Illinoisans (including Chicagoans) telling us that we can buy ammo from them.
  10. Officedrone, I just received this email from Midway. My address in Chicago is in their system: Dear , You are receiving this email because our records indicate you have an address in Illinois. Residents of Illinois can legally make online purchases of ammunition all you need to do is submit the proper license. More information on which particular license you need to submit is available at - http://www.midwayusa.com/help/which-states-require-permits-to-buy-certain-types-of-products To better serve our Customers, MidwayUSA has instituted several convenient ways for you to submit your license for validation. EMAIL: Send a pdf or jpg copy to MidwayUSA using the Contact Us page. FAX: 1-800-992-8312 MAIL: Customer Service MidwayUSA 5875 West Van Horn Tavern Rd. Columbia, MO 65203. Thanks for Your Business! Customer Service MidwayUSA
  11. Then they should say "No, we're not shipping ammo there. Go away." I'd be happy to, since plenty of other businesses are all too happy to sell to us. Agreed. It would be much easier for all of us if they would just give a straight forward, honest, no BS answer instead of the typical drivel that customer service spews.
  12. I've carried everyday in Chicago for almost two weeks now. I've been presently surprised that I've only had to disarm once and that was to enter my sons high school which was NOT posted (yet). I've transported legally on CTA trains and buses. While technically disarming, it's still within reach if required. All in all not too bad so far. Just my two cents.
  13. A buddy of mine just got his this afternoon: Submit 1/5/14 Fingerprints Approved 2/28/14 Post Marked 3/3/14 Arrived 3/6/14 Tinley Park
  14. Congrats! Mail dude doesn't get to my house in Chicago until around 4pm on the best days. I've asked my wife to stalk the mailbox. Not sure if she will call me with the news or not!
  15. Congrats to all of you! Mail dude just made it to my house in Chicago. Nada. I figure Tuesday. I'm in Mr. Fife.
  16. I rarely go to Wally World since the few that exist in Chicago are a considerable distance from my home downtown. However, on the few occasions that I make it out to the burbs I do make a point of stopping in to pick up some ammo if it's on the shelf/locked cabinet. .............................sigh
  17. I just received mine and I have to say they are awesome. High quality card stock, excellent graphics. Can't wait to start handing them out downtown.
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