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Post by Hal » Sun Oct 11, 2020 10:06 pm

Here is some irony for you :D

For the top end of town (note: CBA is Commonwealth Bank of Australia)
https://www.macrobusiness.com.au/2020/1 ... ary-by-70/

For the bottom end of town (Chemist more than 5Km from their house)
https://www.rebelnews.com/australian_fa ... e=therebel

https://www.rebelnews.com/homeless_man_ ... in_his_car

Edit: Wait, there's more (no steak knives) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLjiVD3 ... e=emb_logo
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Post by Mark Leavy » Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:48 pm

I'm in Golden Colorado for the rest of the week.

What a beautiful town.

The mask culture is fierce here. I visited Buffalo Bill’s grave today. I don’t think he would have fit in well in today’s Colorado.

The town has a sweet smell of hops wherever you walk, so I thought there must be a ton of microbreweries around. Nope, just one macro brewery.


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Post by Hal » Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:48 am

Magnificent photos Mark,

Feel free to post more anytime :)
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Post by boglerdude » Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:03 am

After managing 2 rentals for 15 years, that no attachments lifestyle is starting to look....maybe justifiable
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Post by I Shrugged » Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:00 pm

Mark, do you mostly use AirBnB?
At how many weeks or months duration does a booking become impractical and hard to get?
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Post by Mark Leavy » Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:48 pm

I Shrugged wrote:
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Mark, do you mostly use AirBnB?
At how many weeks or months duration does a booking become impractical and hard to get?
I use hotels if I'm only going to be somewhere for a day or three. Much more than that and I usually use AirBnB. I don't book more than a month anywhere, but sometimes I've extended a month. A lot of AirBnB's have decent discounts if you stay 4 weeks or more, so a month stay can be attractive if I don't have to be anywhere else. Much longer than that and I'm itching to go.
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Post by I Shrugged » Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:16 pm

Mark Leavy wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:48 pm
I Shrugged wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:00 pm
Mark, do you mostly use AirBnB?
At how many weeks or months duration does a booking become impractical and hard to get?
I use hotels if I'm only going to be somewhere for a day or three. Much more than that and I usually use AirBnB. I don't book more than a month anywhere, but sometimes I've extended a month. A lot of AirBnB's have decent discounts if you stay 4 weeks or more, so a month stay can be attractive if I don't have to be anywhere else. Much longer than that and I'm itching to go.
Thanks Mark. Wife and I are talking about having a winter home and then using AirBnB for long term summer stays near family. I have no idea how impractical that might be. We'd store some belongings nearby, but I think it's going to be a crapshoot to find a suitable place to spend a month or three.
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Post by Mark Leavy » Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:33 pm

I Shrugged wrote:
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Thanks Mark. Wife and I are talking about having a winter home and then using AirBnB for long term summer stays near family. I have no idea how impractical that might be. We'd store some belongings nearby, but I think it's going to be a crapshoot to find a suitable place to spend a month or three.
Super practical. Very easy to rent for 3 months at a time if you want to. Try some shorter rentals first so that you know how the system works and you can get a feel for how to suss out a good rental.
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Post by Kriegsspiel » Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:49 pm

One reason I'm considering buying/renting an apartment-style living situation is to take advantage of 1-3 month AirBNBs without having to worry about mowing the lawn or anything like that.
I hated all the things I had toiled for under the sun, because I must leave them to the one who comes after me. Who knows whether that person will be wise or foolish? Yet they will have control over all the fruit of my toil into which I have poured my effort and skill under the sun. . . Nothing is better for a man than to eat and drink and enjoy his work.
- Ecclesiastes
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Post by dualstow » Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:02 pm

or feral cats.
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Post by dualstow » Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:20 pm

On twitter
Hollywood Reporter:
Jussie Smollett is preparing his feature directorial debut http://thr.cm/P7BpnMr
@MsMelChen:
But he did just a poor job with his first directorial debut...
...
Hope he doesn’t beat himself up if it fails this time
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Post by Kriegsspiel » Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:23 pm

dualstow wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:02 pm
or feral cats.
Ugh, yea.
I hated all the things I had toiled for under the sun, because I must leave them to the one who comes after me. Who knows whether that person will be wise or foolish? Yet they will have control over all the fruit of my toil into which I have poured my effort and skill under the sun. . . Nothing is better for a man than to eat and drink and enjoy his work.
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