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Old 09-22-2017, 03:47 PM
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Escrow closed ...

... and now I'm homeless ...

I'll be back some day, but I'll need the help of the teeming millions to keep Our Great Social Causes alive:

1] 0.999... = 1 --- no backsliding, y'hear ...

2] Don't be creating or destroying energy willy-nilly ... not one micro-erg ...

3] Can we get the carpet in the storage closet replaced? ... that foam cleaner just isn't working anymore ... maybe a bigger cat-flap as well ...

Thanks in advance ...

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Old 09-22-2017, 04:08 PM
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Are you someplace where you can't get to a public library occasionally?
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Old 09-22-2017, 04:47 PM
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I honestly have no idea whether to congratulate or commiserate....
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Old 09-22-2017, 05:11 PM
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As one chapter draws to a close, another begins. Good luck ol' buddy.

Maybe the period tank in his car will spring a leak along the way and when he rejoins us after his journey we'll see them used only one at a time. But I'm not holding my breath.

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Old 10-18-2017, 10:00 PM
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Escrow closed AGAIN !!!

Just bought a late 19th Century Victorian used as rentals for the past 50 or so years ... structurally sound but wallboard materials are a wreak ...

This Old Girl's rehabilitation will be my magnum opus ...

The community is staunchly Republican ... what a relief being able to say something nice about The Donald without getting into a fist fight ...

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Old 10-18-2017, 10:29 PM
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Watchwolf49: You're very lucky! Just a problem with wallboard materials! If the rest of us bought one of those we would probably have problems with a lack of insulation, a roof needing to be replaced soon, ancient electrical and plumbing systems, a non-energy efficient heating system, cracks in the foundation. And a lot of people have a wife/girlfriend who demand modernization of a functional kitchen and bathroom just because it isn't stylish enough--because it hasn't been updated in 40 years.
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Old 10-18-2017, 10:57 PM
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Watchwolf49: You're very lucky! Just a problem with wallboard materials! If the rest of us bought one of those we would probably have problems with a lack of insulation, a roof needing to be replaced soon, ancient electrical and plumbing systems, a non-energy efficient heating system, cracks in the foundation. And a lot of people have a wife/girlfriend who demand modernization of a functional kitchen and bathroom just because it isn't stylish enough--because it hasn't been updated in 40 years.
Insulation?

Ha ha ... insulation is there but all the doors and windows need replaced, roof's new, wires dangling everyplace, fucking hot water heater is outside, but the foundation is good, just a bit of sag in one of the bearing walls ...

No girlfriend or wife ... too bad ... the kitchen was re-done about a year ago, huge and modern ... 250 sq ft or better ... that's right, ladies, I'm still single ...
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Old 10-19-2017, 12:01 AM
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Congrats! Pics of your new lady?
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Old 10-19-2017, 05:50 AM
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Still single ... but broke UFN fixin' the main mistress. C'est la guerre..

Good luck. Seriously, not snarkily. Sounds like fun.
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Old 10-19-2017, 02:45 PM
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No girlfriend or wife ...
It's not all bad, then is it?
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Old 10-19-2017, 02:51 PM
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Old homes are a never-ending project, unlike new homes which are never-ending... oh wait, it's the same. Houses need maintenance, you may start with a lot to do, but you'll have to keep it at anyway.

The first thing you need to do is buy a shovel, then go out in your back yard and dig a hole. Why? Because you can. You are a laird now, bask in the glory of your domain for a while, it will make all the work and money seem slightly more worthwhile.
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Old 10-19-2017, 09:57 PM
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Congrats! Pics of your new lady?
Not sure if I did this right ...` 2 ... ` 3 ...

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Old homes are a never-ending project, unlike new homes which are never-ending... oh wait, it's the same. Houses need maintenance, you may start with a lot to do, but you'll have to keep it at anyway.

The first thing you need to do is buy a shovel, then go out in your back yard and dig a hole. Why? Because you can. You are a laird now, bask in the glory of your domain for a while, it will make all the work and money seem slightly more worthwhile.
First thing I did was sign the two rose bushes' death warrants ... that's two holes dug ... next I'm gonna kill the Pampus Grass ... might need a back-hoe for that ... I'd love to take a chainsaw to the trees except I'd probably kill myself ...

There's one of them hippy-style community gardens across the street ...

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Old 10-19-2017, 10:04 PM
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Looks like a beautiful house. The cats seal the deal!
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Old 10-19-2017, 10:09 PM
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My lil' darlings ... they're mad 'cause they can't each get their own bedroom ...
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