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Re: Selling our house
« Reply #50 on: August 21, 2013, 01:33:00 PM »
But this is Illinois. SLOW does not adequately define the market.
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« Reply #51 on: August 21, 2013, 01:50:14 PM »
You mean to say that owebuma's home state isn't the shining gem example of prosperous owebuma leadership ? Fie !

It's a shining example of a state going down the toilet further every day.
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« Reply #52 on: August 21, 2013, 01:52:11 PM »
It's a shining example of a state going down the toilet further every day.
Do you mean to say the same type of leadership that has put Detroit into bankruptcy ?
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« Reply #53 on: August 21, 2013, 01:55:28 PM »
Do you mean to say the same type of leadership that has put Detroit into bankruptcy ?

Probably even worse. The State of Madiganistan will not allow any common sense to prevail, nor will they pass any legislation lead by Republicrats. This has been going on for more than 25 years.
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Re: Selling our house
« Reply #54 on: August 21, 2013, 03:05:03 PM »
I am praying for a quick sale sweetie!!
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Re: Selling our house
« Reply #55 on: August 21, 2013, 03:06:37 PM »
Probably even worse. The State of Madiganistan will not allow any common sense to prevail, nor will they pass any legislation lead by Republicrats. This has been going on for more than 25 years.

The politics in Illinois might be messed up, but it was always a pretty decent place to live. I spent 40 years there! A lot of great small towns with a lot of history and old buildings.

Everything where I live now is new. Houses that are 20 years old are considered outdated and old. I love old farm houses, Victorian homes, and those that were built in the early 1900's when the industrial boom hit in the part of the state I used to live in.


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Re: Selling our house
« Reply #56 on: August 21, 2013, 05:18:57 PM »
Rob, the extremely high taxes have closed some of those old towns. Others are hanging by a shoestring.
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« Reply #57 on: August 24, 2013, 12:26:47 AM »
Rob, the extremely high taxes have closed some of those old towns. Others are hanging by a shoestring.

True. I also know several others that are doing well.

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« Reply #58 on: August 24, 2013, 07:10:34 AM »
The interstate highways have also caused the death of other towns and businesses.
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« Reply #59 on: August 25, 2013, 02:06:17 PM »
The interstate highways have also caused the death of other towns and businesses.
Walmart and Super Walmarts have helped to make downtown squares obsolete.
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« Reply #60 on: August 26, 2013, 09:12:26 AM »
Walmart and Super Walmarts have helped to make downtown squares obsolete.

Absolutely. And with those things went a part of Americana.
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« Reply #61 on: August 26, 2013, 09:22:34 AM »
Absolutely. And with those things went a part of Americana.

And just to see how far down the slippery slope we've slid:

People of Walmart

At some point, it stops being funny and becomes disgusting. And alarming.
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Re: Selling our house
« Reply #62 on: August 26, 2013, 09:37:47 AM »
I guess today, is pick on Walmart day!! :whatever:
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Re: Selling our house
« Reply #63 on: August 26, 2013, 09:57:08 AM »
I guess today, is pick on Walmart day!! :whatever:

Just the clientele, honey. Not the people who work there.  :thumbs:
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Re: Selling our house
« Reply #64 on: August 26, 2013, 10:07:05 AM »
Just the clientele, honey. Not the people who work there.  :thumbs:

What a rescue!! cus then I would have to give you a bs... :wink:
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« Reply #65 on: August 26, 2013, 01:24:26 PM »
I guess today, is pick on Walmart day!! :whatever:

It's just the way things are. When Wal-Mart moves in, other business fail or move out. Once friendly stores run by friendly local people who owned those stores, and the town squares become deserted deserts. It's their corporate policy, not that of it's employees.
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Re: Selling our house
« Reply #66 on: August 31, 2013, 10:19:51 AM »
We have no idea why this rosebush has gotten so tall. It's not a climber, either. It's over 6' tall.

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Re: Selling our house
« Reply #67 on: August 31, 2013, 10:20:41 AM »
Another nice selling feature.
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« Reply #68 on: August 31, 2013, 10:42:23 AM »
Another nice selling feature.

Everyone loves my wife's plants and flowers. She also has rosemary, basil, thyme, and some other things, and we have a huge growth of chives that was here before we moved here in 1986.
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Re: Selling our house
« Reply #69 on: August 31, 2013, 11:00:30 AM »
Another nice selling feature.
I agree!! Nothing is more attractive to a prospective buyer, that when the seller, maintains their lawn. If one is an avid gardener, they like to know what flowers, herbs and veggies are going to do well.
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« Reply #70 on: August 31, 2013, 11:49:05 AM »
I have to get my tractor out real soon to mulch the McIntosh apples that have fallen on the ground. The damned hornets LIVE in those dropped apples, and it's no fun working around that when cleaning up for the fall.
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Re: Selling our house
« Reply #71 on: August 31, 2013, 09:00:40 PM »
I guess today, is pick on Walmart day!! :whatever:

Next we will start in on the employees!  :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

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« Reply #72 on: August 31, 2013, 09:04:45 PM »
Walmart and Super Walmarts have helped to make downtown squares obsolete.

I know a few downtowns that were first destroyed by shopping malls, before Wal Mart came to town. Many of those downtowns made a comeback. Not so much for everyday shopping but for other things. I lived in a small Illinois town of 6500 residents, we had a Wal Mart, three grocery stores and a meat market. We were surrounded by other small towns that did not have the same and we would draw shoppers from those towns. The town was the center of a fairly large rural school district. The downtown had a Victorian charm which kept it alive.  

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Re: Selling our house
« Reply #73 on: August 31, 2013, 09:07:57 PM »
We have no idea why this rosebush has gotten so tall. It's not a climber, either. It's over 6' tall.



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« Reply #74 on: August 31, 2013, 09:37:09 PM »
Next we will start in on the employees!  :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:
Just don't pick on the cute ones okay?? :-)
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