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Drew
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It's a bit out of my price range. And the real deal-breaker is that it's in Massachusetts.

But it's for sale if you want it.

And there's some primal urge that makes me want it.



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It actually doesn't look that bad from the outside.

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You've heard the saying, "there's no such thing as bad publicity"?

I spoke with a home builder one time after I went through their show home.
"How did you like it?" he asked.
"Other than the green cabinet faces in the kitchen, I really liked the layout and finishing."
"Ahh! But you remembered the cabinets. We can change those or make them any color that you want. You may not have liked it, but you remember the kitchen, don't you?"

They made a conscious effort to be different than the other 4 homes on the same block from the other three builders. It was 16 years ago, and I've forgotten everything about the other three builders' homes.

I sometime watch the BBC shows about buying and selling properties in the UK, and more than a few of the houses over there have rooms that look just like your photos.
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Have you seen that new Taco Bell commercial with hipster "Allen" and the fondue party? That is totally the home for him...

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I tend to think that kitchens are the thing that makes or breaks the sale. When I think back to the nearly 20 houses my wife and I looked at before settling on the one we have now, the thing I remember most about those other houses are the kitchens. (Too small, too weird, too non-existent.) And the thing that sold us on our current house was the kitchen.

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Although I would have to change this:

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Drew1365 wrote:
Although I would have to change this:



An excellent pattern for those who occasionally enjoy LSD!
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Pone4games wrote:
Drew1365 wrote:
Although I would have to change this:



An excellent pattern for those who occasionally enjoy LSD!


Dirk Diggler would be damn proud to do lines of coke off that counter that's a top notch world class bathroom...



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Article about Gerald Ford's old house.



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Looks like it smells like Marlboros and Graygoose.
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Not too far from where I live . . . hmmmmm . . .
 
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The Brady Bunch kitchen is perhaps the most famous kitchen of the 70s. The red counter top and yellow stove top scream 70s. The brickwork however is something you might find in a kitchen today.

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Drew1365 wrote:
I tend to think that kitchens are the thing that makes or breaks the sale. When I think back to the nearly 20 houses my wife and I looked at before settling on the one we have now, the thing I remember most about those other houses are the kitchens. (Too small, too weird, too non-existent.) And the thing that sold us on our current house was the kitchen.



Kitchens and bathrooms sell houses these days. People want updated and functional kitchens.
 
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I want those kitchen chairs
 
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I don't know ... personally I don't think it's a seventies house unless it's got a large horizontal stripe.

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Csigs wrote:
I don't know ... personally I don't think it's a seventies house unless it's got a large horizontal stripe.


Totally had one of those for a while in the place I grew up, in almost the exact same colors too!
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Pone4games wrote:
Drew1365 wrote:
Although I would have to change this:



An excellent pattern for those who occasionally enjoy LSD!


You beat me to it...what do they call that shade of purple, "2 a.m. Sky On Magic Mushrooms"?

I love it, but there's no way I could use that toilet. I'd be terrified I'd look up and have those two creepy little girls from The Shining watching me...
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mrbeankc wrote:
Drew1365 wrote:
I tend to think that kitchens are the thing that makes or breaks the sale. When I think back to the nearly 20 houses my wife and I looked at before settling on the one we have now, the thing I remember most about those other houses are the kitchens. (Too small, too weird, too non-existent.) And the thing that sold us on our current house was the kitchen.



Kitchens and bathrooms sell houses these days. People want updated and functional kitchens.


I bought my house primarily because of the family room. The house was still under construction when I bought it and they had the family room wired for surround sound during construction, so all the wiring is inside the walls. I now have a 3-D TV, a J-shaped bar and about 1/3 of my games in that room. The house also has a large kitchen with a granite-top island in the middle. But, to me, that's just incidental . . . I love my sloth-and-gluttony family room.
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Pone4games wrote:
Drew1365 wrote:
Although I would have to change this:



An excellent pattern for those who occasionally enjoy LSD!


OR... for those who want to know what it's like to be on LSD without actually taking any
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pdahl wrote:
OR... for those who want to know what it's like to be on LSD without actually taking any


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NuMystic wrote:
pdahl wrote:
OR... for those who want to know what it's like to be on LSD without actually taking any




If you are on LSD (good LSD mind you), that would look like a regular still photo of a wolf.
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Pone4games wrote:
If you are on LSD (good LSD mind you), that would look like a regular still photo of a wolf.


Yeah... nope. Not by the longest shot imaginable. meeple
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Pone4games wrote:
NuMystic wrote:
pdahl wrote:
OR... for those who want to know what it's like to be on LSD without actually taking any




If you are on LSD (good LSD mind you), that would look like a regular still photo of a wolf.


It would just be speaking with Timothy Leary's voice.
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Worth a look. The dry descriptions are terrific in particular.

http://terriblerealestateagentphotos.com/

 
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