Lake Forest is the name of the Best Town on Chicago's North Shore. With Lake Bluff as its Canada and Highwood as its Mexico, Lake Forest forms a utopian microcosm of the United States. Or, at least, how an ideal United States WOULD be if we got rid of all the minorities, the poor, the curly-haired hippy liberals, etc. Lake Forest is proudly white, proudly Christian, proudly conservative, and largely Republican. Lake Forest is largely Upper Middle Class, with a few really rich people living in mansions down at the lakeshore. Unlike the other towns on the North Shore, whose affluence comes from being professionals, which are filled with professors and journalists and artists and lawyers and doctors...Lake Forest gets its affluence from businessmen and bankers. As such, ours is a happy family-values aristocratic affluence, unlike the existentially angsty liberal intellectualite "affluence" of the "New Trier Suburbs". Our people are SMART, not "intellectual". Religious, not "spiritual". And truly have class, not "culture". In other words, we're the real deal. Happy, friendly, safe. Not poser bohemians like the other North Shore towns. And we ARE better looking than most places. And look and dress more NORMALLY. Those New Trier boys with their long curly hair should visit a barber. Looks like dirty pubes on their head. Get a haircut! We are down-to-earth people who get things done and don't take any crap. Things here have to look nice and be non-offensive. We don't want the angsty overachievment of the New Trier kids of parents who can't get over the 70's. We have less venereal disease than New Trier, and less atheist scum. We are not snobs, just proud. It's the myth of intellectualism in the "New Trier Suburbs" that is snobby. We're just regular Americans, down to earth people who just happened to succeed in business, and decided to use it to build a safe and beautiful town with good schools for the kids to grow up in. As such, we don't much care for the rest of the North Shore's angsty constant-rebellion identity crises.
New Trier Boy #1: It's so unfair. Good genes make you rich, smart, happy, and beautiful. Like those Lake Forest kids. They're so smart and happy and athletic and attractive! The girls have such big, perky tits and the guys have such huge cocks!

New Trier Boy #2: I know, it's so unfair. I'm clearly better than them because I can quote Nietzche and my dads are modern art professors. And yet I'm just going to go write some dark poetry and then hang myself with my own long, dirty, curly hair because I can't help but feel inadequate compared to them.
by TrevorWellisbetterthanyou January 20, 2008
Lake Forest is a large town on the North Shore. Many people who live in this town think they are the richest on the North Shore, and cannot accept the fact that they are obviously not. I live on the North Shore, and I have definitely seen the town of Lake Forest, the residents, the stores, and the homes. I know for a fact that it is NOT the richest town on the North Shore, let alone the richest town in the country. In fact, Lake Forest is the 3rd richest town on the North Shore, not the 3rd richest town in the country. Kenilworth and Winnetka rank higher for various reasons. Lake Forest people generally forget to acknowledge the fact that New Trier (which is where most kids on the North Shore go to high school) is ranked MUCH higher than Lake Forest Academy, and the sad fact that Lake Forest is about a half-hour farther from the city, which is where many people on the North Shore work and/or shop.

Don't get me wrong, a lot of Lake Forest is rich, but a lot of Lake Forest is middle class, also. I don’t know why people in Lake Forest try to rub it in people's faces that they live on the North Shore. It really isn't that big of a deal, but they seem to want to let everybody think that they are ridiculously rich, when in reality; Lake Forest is NOT that fabulous.

So next time you read one of those false definitions about Lake Forest, or the North Shore (written by residents of Lake Forest) remember all of the true facts you have just read about.

Also notice the names of the people who wrote about the "perfection" (yeah right) of Lake Forest. That is so ridiculous, not to mention embarrassing.

Sorry, all you people who live in Lake Forest. You've got to face the facts. Some of you people just need to GET OVER YOURSELVES!

By the way, the definition written by richgirl1789 is total bullshit.
by thinkpink1212 November 26, 2006

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