How can this be Illinois' favorite Valentine's candy? In a world filled with the most unbelievable candy varieties, the people of Illinois loves this lame candy most.

What's your favorite Valentine's Day candy?

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When I saw the results of this study on every state's favorite candy, I immediately asked everyone around the radio station about their favorite Valentine's candy, and NOT ONE PERSON mentioned this bland, chalky nonsense.

Illinois gets a bad rap for many things, more than once I've tried to battle back the haters, but on this subject, I've become what I most loathe... a hater.

America's Favorite Valentine's Candy

The number crunchers looked at 15 years of candy-buying data to come up with the top Valentine's candy in every state.

Illinois' favorite Valentine's Day candy is NOT chocolate

What's even more disturbing about our state's favorite candy is that it is really cheap, so to be tops in the state, people really bought a lot of this candy.

Look at how happy this woman is with that piece of chocolate she's about to devour. She will not be that happy if you had bought her Illinois' favorite Valentine's candy.

Sensual chocolate fun.

The Top Valentine's Candy in Illinois is Conversation Hearts

These little chalky hearts are the absolute worst. This is what we spend all our candy money on.

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Come on Illinois! Be better. Do better. Buy more chocolate.

Ask anyone what candy they'd like to receive as a gift this Valentine's Day and I'll bet nobody says,

"Ooooh please buy me some Tums shaped like hearts."

Look at this candy map. Look at how many states spend too much money on awful candy!

Chocolate roses and M & M's did come in 2nd and 3rd place respectively.

Top 13 Gifts Illinois Women Want from Their Man for Valentine's Day

Once again, women prove the best gifts don't cost a ton of money, in fact, they don't cost anything at all. This is a MUST READ before you go shopping, gentlemen.

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