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[ - ] I want to buy my 17 yo a good purse for her birthday. Budget 5k. Any ideas? Thanks 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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What is her "style"? [ Reply | More ]
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Boho [ Reply | More ]
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Disgustingly inappropriate. [ Reply | More ]
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get a fucking grip. i don't even own a $5k bag. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I want to teach my DC (6) meditation. How young is to young? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:54 PM Flag
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I think you can teach simple meditation at 6-7. I learned TM at age 14, requires a little more understanding and conceptualizing. [ Reply | More ]
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op: i myself practice TM and don't think he could do it. maybe a breath-focus meditation could work for a 6 year old. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:56 PM Flag
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yes, or just a simple mantra without all the explanation [ Reply | More ]
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never too young imo [ Reply | More ]
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My 4 month old meditates with me. We also do yoga together [ Reply | More ]
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HYP all the way! [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Seeking suggestions for a sleep away camp in the northeast for girl entering 5th Grade, co-ed or brother/sister camp. Probably 3-4 week session to start, maybe longer in future years, but maybe not. She gets along well with both girls and boys, and I have a younger son. Thanks! 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:49 PM Flag
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For next year? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:51 PM Flag
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Fernwood Cove- its all girls and doesn't have an official brother/sister camp but is truly an amazing place. half session only though. [ Reply | More ]
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What is your child like--what kind of camp are you looking for? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:54 PM Flag
[ - ] trying again, really need advice on this... Translator moms,or others in the industry, is it OK to charge .15 per word for a translation of a contract from French to English? Thanks 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:42 PM Flag
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Used to pay a UN translator 0.10 more than 10 yrs ago. I think totally reasonable. [ Reply | More ]
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Thanks! [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Sorry, was so stressed I forgot the most important piece of information: I just posted about huge argument with DH where I could feel the veins popping out in my neck I was so furious and then then found small amount of blood on underwear afterwards. The most salient fact that I forgot to add is that I'm 19 weeks pg. :( Does anyone have something helpful to say/share? I'm on the verge of tears. So stressed. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:42 PM Flag
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I bled when I was pregnant. at 2 mos and at 3 mos. no biggie!!!!!!!!! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:43 PM Flag
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ILY. thanks for sharing that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:45 PM Flag
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The sooner you can stop being stressed, the better. You are elevating your blood pressure and make the blood pump more forcefully around your body. If you only bled a little bit, and it has stopped, things should be fine! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:51 PM Flag
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That explanation really, really helped because it helped me understand how/why it could have happened. Thank you so much. I am very grateful. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:53 PM Flag
[ - ] Anyone have a good brand of cold brew coffee to suggest? I'm weaning myself off of Starbucks, but the coffee I use is very weak. I let it sit in the carafe for 12 hours. Do I need to wait 24 hours? That's an eternity. 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:39 PM Flag
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We use grady's. Sometimes we add in a second bag but we like it extra strong. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:43 PM Flag
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just buy yourself a Technivorm Moccamaster (hot brew) -- it's the best ever, will pay for itself in 6 months. Excellent coffee at just the right temp, and fast. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:50 PM Flag
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But I want iced coffee. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:52 PM Flag
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brew it, make ice cubes with half, and let the rest sit and cool. it's delicious. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:54 PM Flag
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np - that's not how cold brew works. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 04:04 PM Flag
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Trader Joe's [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:57 PM Flag
[ - ] Diagnose me: why do I keep watching horoscopes on youtube when I know it's all made up anyways? 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:38 PM Flag
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How does hearing your horoscope affect your life? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:42 PM Flag
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hmm, to be honest I only "accept" the positive stuff they talk about and tune out the negative stuff. but i don't live by the dates they talk about. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:44 PM Flag
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It's almost exclusively a female malady. You must be full of estrogen. [ Reply | More ]
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"full of estrogen" sounds very scientific, Dr. Psychoshrink [ Reply | More ]
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It's a joke, Miss Aspergers. There is no scientific explanation for repeated watching of horoscopes. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:56 PM Flag
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you are unhinged dude [ Reply | More ]
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Retard [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 04:03 PM Flag
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keep replying to yourself sicko [ Reply | More ]
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You have issues with control and you want to believe that you will know what will happen in your life so you can prepare. [ Reply | More ]
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op: i think you have nailed it. the last few months, i have been feeling like i lost so much control, this may be a way for me to compensate. :( [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:48 PM Flag
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You want affirmation for the choices you make, and/or rationale for why your life is/isn't going your way [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:47 PM Flag
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You're not satisfied with your life/waiting for something "better" to happen. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:52 PM Flag
[ - ] When my friends told me that Ben Affleck was having sex with the nanny behind Jennifer's back, I did not believe it. But today, photos of the nanny in his lap kissing him surfaced. The nanny has hired her own personal stylist. Why did Jennifer hire a good looking blonde nanny instead of an ugly fat hag? 20 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:36 PM Flag
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OMG. Remind me of this before I hire my next nanny [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:38 PM Flag
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She knew that he was a liar and a cheater so she figured if she put an attractive young woman in the home, there was more chance he would spend more time at home. And it worked. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:39 PM Flag
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I really do not think that was her thinking [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:40 PM Flag
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jk [ Reply | More ]
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What does JK mean [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:43 PM Flag
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jada kiss - a famous rap star [ Reply | More ]
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just kidding [ Reply | More ]
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maybe Jennifer set him up by hiring a hot nanny knowing he'd potentially become interested so that she would be perceived as the victim in this divorce [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:40 PM Flag
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If so that was pretty crafty. Do you think Jen is jealous that Ben can have kids with the next woman he marries but jen can not have kids w the next man she marries [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:42 PM Flag
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huh? [ Reply | More ]
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
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i think she is smarter than him and also the more calculated one [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:46 PM Flag
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I doubt she wants more kids. [ Reply | More ]
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jennifer is a class act. I see her at the Brentwood Country mart at least once a week [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:40 PM Flag
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Link? [ Reply | More ]
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There is no link. OP is LYING. He may or may not be having an affair with the nanny but no photos have emerged. [ Reply | More ]
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Where did you see the pictures, op? [ Reply | More ]
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Thank you [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 04:03 PM Flag
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that nanny has an assistant. next thing you know all NYC nannies will be asking for one! [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] What are some parenting ideas you had before becoming a parent disabused you of those ideas? 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:32 PM Flag
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I'll start: I was never going to bribe my kids. Stern parental authority would do the trick. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:34 PM Flag
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I could shape my DB's personality. [ Reply | More ]
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+1, I gave nurture a lot more weight than nature. My kid came out 100% who he is. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:42 PM Flag
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Lesson hammered home when I had a second. Same techniques applied to different children yielded drastically different results. [ Reply | More ]
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I would teach my children a second language. I'm bilingual but it just didn't work out. [ Reply | More ]
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+2 [ Reply | More ]
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me too. i feel like such a failure whenever someone asks me "do your kids speak [my first language]?" and i say "no".... [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 04:01 PM Flag
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Boys and girls are basically the same. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:46 PM Flag
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Yes. All the differences came about because of the way parents treated them differently. In some ways yes, but there are many innate differences. [ Reply | More ]
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I thought that if you raised your children with your values that your children would also turn out to have those values. Doesn't always happen. [ Reply | More ]
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I wasn't going to ever yell. [ Reply | More ]
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I thought I'd be kind of a cold, super-structured parent who outsourced childcare to a nanny. Reality: relaxed, slightly attachment-style loving parent and I work PT. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] The irony of the search for the Florida teens is that bodies usually sink for one to two weeks before floating on the water. So if there is little chance they are still alive, better to resume a search for the bodies in a couple of weeks. 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:31 PM Flag
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Irony or tragedy? [ Reply | More ]
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Both. There is a big search on for something that is temporarily hidden. Then they will call off a search and the bodies will come up. [ Reply | More ]
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In the open ocean, they have been consumed [ Reply | More ]
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I didn't even think about that. So sad. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] huge, and I mean HUGE, argument with DH. I could feel the veins popping out in my neck I was so furious. I can't remember the last time in life I argued like that. Then found small amount of blood on underwear afterwards. Someone please, please say something helpful or informative. ty. 11 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:30 PM Flag
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How close are you to expecting your period? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:34 PM Flag
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sorry, i forgot the most important piece of information -- i'm pg. 19 weeks. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:37 PM Flag
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Has there been any blood since then? Do you guys work it out or is it still bad today? [ Reply | More ]
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it just happened. no more blood. we obviously stopped arguing. [ Reply | More ]
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Did you google "bleeding during pregnancy stress"? There seem to be a lot of people talking about it and it looks like you'll be fine. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:49 PM Flag
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I did google bleeding during pg, but not the stress part. that's helpful -- thank you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:50 PM Flag
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Call your OB. [ Reply | More ]
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I did -- I'm going in later. just so stressed in the meantime. [ Reply | More ]
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This [ Reply | More ]
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could be stress. call your doctor. what were you fighting about and is the topic resolved? you don't need that kind of stress. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:45 PM Flag
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Oh, it's definitely stress alright. this is such a hard time. I can't get into it. I started to, but just started crying. This is just a really hard time, if you're willing to take my word for it. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Best scooter for a 4.5 year old? He's outgrowing the mini kick. 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:26 PM Flag
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same brand, the next one up: micro. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I need to get this "out there"...I don't have good feelings at all about ds's new private school he's starting in September. Loved his K-8 school but I think we're making a mistake sending him to the school where he will be going. I knew it then that we should have gone with the other choice. Shit, the fire's burning within...I need to make this happen. 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:25 PM Flag
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Kids are more resilient than you think. He'll make it work. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:29 PM Flag
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This . you ahve paid the whole yr's tuition [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:54 PM Flag
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A mother's intuition should be heeded! What are your concerns about this school? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:32 PM Flag
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OP: The first (and main) concern I have is it's so "flashy pants". Ugh, it makes me sick to my stomach to even say that. Full disclosure, K-8 was a Friends School. I think the flashiness of the students/school extend from the outside in...to their minds, bodies and home life...to the point where being flashy pants is their normal for growing up. [ Reply | More ]
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There may be some like this but with increasing diversity in the schools and a good chunk on financial aid it shouldn't be all flashy pants, I would hope. [ Reply | More ]
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Give it a chance, can't be that bad if Manhattan private. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Thoughts on this apartment? We have 2 DCs - thanks. http://streeteasy.com/building/7-west-92-street-new_york/45 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:21 PM Flag
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Thanks, Peter Miller! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:23 PM Flag
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Do you qualify for HDFC status? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:23 PM Flag
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No [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:26 PM Flag
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well then my thought is you cant have this apt! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:35 PM Flag
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NP: We don't qualify (max HHI is $100K for a family of 4 with less than 3 dependents), but we don't have the down payment (not to mention the funds for the reno needed)- seems like a Catch 22. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:41 PM Flag
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That's the problem with most of these apartments. They require a huge cash down and no way a family with those income restrictions would have that kind of cash unless it's family money. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:47 PM Flag
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Exactly! Which defeats the whole purpose. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:48 PM Flag
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Rooms are quite small and virtually no closet space. So you will need furniture to account for the lack of closets. In the photos, the apt seems in good condition, so I am confused by the description that says "this is a true fixer upper." [ Reply | More ]
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The photos say that they're from an already-reno'd model, not the actual unit for sale. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] My 8-year-old DS learned that Columbus who was born in middle class family married a rich wife and declared that he is going to do the same to get money. 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:16 PM Flag
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Good job [ Reply | More ]
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Sounds like a plan. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 07.30.15, 03:20 PM Flag
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meh, good luck with that. [ Reply | More ]
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