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Re: the saddest house in NYC

Postby Don M on Wed Jul 11, 2012 3:27 pm

Just a shame :evil: :(
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Re: the saddest house in NYC

Postby SouthernLady on Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:24 am

Well, that just ruined my night. And my blood pressure.

People like that don't deserve to own an old home. They obviously don't know how to appreciate it.
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Re: the saddest house in NYC

Postby Tom and Jada on Sun Aug 19, 2012 1:03 am

That poor house was violated! It looks like the idiots just went down to their local big box store, bought all of the cheapest crap that was on sale, and put it all on their house. Hopefully the gases given off by that cheap foreign-made crap will render them sterile and unable to breed future idiots! :roll:
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Re: the saddest house in NYC

Postby jharkin on Sun Aug 19, 2012 7:06 pm

Uggggg. Only thing missing is an escalade with massive chrome rims out back :(
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Re: the saddest house in NYC

Postby MrGrady on Thu Aug 23, 2012 12:28 pm

That's the gaudiest piece of crap I've ever seen. Even if it was new and not a terrible renovation, it would still be just as tacky.
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Re: the saddest house in NYC

Postby Infogeek on Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:06 pm

DRJR wrote:What a shame. :(
It looks like a typical pimped out starter mansion that you would find here in CT. :roll:


Pretty much. Typical plastic house. Let's see how long they last. The house next to mine was built in 2003 and already looks like trash.

I can't wait until I get my house painted so solicitors stop asking me if it's rental. :roll:
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Re: the saddest house in NYC

Postby DRJR on Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:05 pm

Infogeek wrote:
I can't wait until I get my house painted so solicitors stop asking me if it's rental. :roll:



Solicitors around here want to side my house. Needs more than paint. :oops:

The siding guys claim "vinyl siding will make my house look new again." My response to that. "So it will look new like the POS starter mansion over there. The one with the siding falling off." :roll:
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Re: the saddest house in NYC

Postby Don M on Fri Oct 05, 2012 8:08 am

Yep, cover up the problems & make it look like a plastic box. :evil:
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Re: the saddest house in NYC

Postby Tujo on Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:46 pm

What a shame. Take something perfectly good, spend a tonne of money to turn it something else. I can understand why you do that to a rundown falling apart piece of junk, but something in that condition...
Its worse than the usual plague of vinyl siding, vinyl windows and aluminum flashing and eavestroughs. And its not that the house is hideous, I mean, it is in it's own way, but really it just looks like a stereotypical new build mc-mansion where the owners spent too much on silly upgrades. Why not just build a new mc-mansion?
Of course, I've never seen a house defiled by a really bad, modern, poorly executed porch renovation before.
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Re: the saddest house in NYC

Postby michaelskis on Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:43 pm

WOW... if it was because of carpenter ants, they could have just removed the damaged wood and replaced it with new wood... or even hardie board.
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