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Foolish Monkey commented on Rodney Roe's blog post What is on Your Screensaver
"PS.  I don't have a screensaver.  My stationary background image is one of those misty water pictures.  and my tablet has either my little pinky drawing or a gorgeous horse picture featuring the mighty Muffin. "
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"I can see me in that porsche roadster.  no problemo.  definitely right up my alley."
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Foolish Monkey commented on Rodney Roe's blog post What is on Your Screensaver
"oh yummy.  I LOVE cars.  When I was a young idiot, I fell in love with a guy partially, maybe mostly because he had FABULOUS taste in cars.  an adorable triumph (mini jaguar) TR3, then a 396SS impala convertible WITH white leather…"
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Foolish Monkey commented on Foolish Monkey's blog post SOTHEBY'S Real Estate ain't the wonderful old Sotheby's of the past
"Kosh, real estate is all reference.  I hated my broker but I didn't give her a bad review because she did what we hired her to do - she sold the house in record time.  True she was obnoxious and not particularly bright - however - BIG…"
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Safe Bet's Amy commented on Foolish Monkey's blog post SOTHEBY'S Real Estate ain't the wonderful old Sotheby's of the past
"KS, you realize that you just "lectured" a CPA who not only has worked for a Big 4 accounting firm, but has run her own business for well over a decade, right?  I HOPE you are feeling a bit silly.  If not, you have some…"
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koshersalaami commented on Foolish Monkey's blog post SOTHEBY'S Real Estate ain't the wonderful old Sotheby's of the past
"Legal has a job. Their job is lawsuits and protection from liability. Sales is someone else's problem, and sales is what bad PR affects, except insofar as bad PR makes the company vulnerable to lawsuits..  If you want to influence someone,…"
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Safe Bet's Amy commented on Foolish Monkey's blog post SOTHEBY'S Real Estate ain't the wonderful old Sotheby's of the past
"Bullshit, of course they do.  "
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Foolish Monkey commented on Foolish Monkey's blog post SOTHEBY'S Real Estate ain't the wonderful old Sotheby's of the past
"this is the beginning of the real estate season in this part of the country. paying me off is nothing compared to the possibility of losing even one customer's business.  and the thing is - its OUR money.  nothing is coming out of…"
May 6
Foolish Monkey commented on Foolish Monkey's blog post SOTHEBY'S Real Estate ain't the wonderful old Sotheby's of the past
"that's where I am now.  I started the process with an email.  I'll send a hardcopy next week...I like the idea of a registered letter.  I hadn't considered that but it's an important step.  I've already…"
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koshersalaami commented on Foolish Monkey's blog post SOTHEBY'S Real Estate ain't the wonderful old Sotheby's of the past
"Ok Under those circumstances don't start with legal. Go way above legal. Write a letter, mail it, maybe register it with signature required. Outline everything as calmly as possible. Concentrate on how accommodating you've been and how…"
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Foolish Monkey commented on Foolish Monkey's blog post SOTHEBY'S Real Estate ain't the wonderful old Sotheby's of the past
"Great Story Steel.  Maybe they'll give us his agency.  :D I really don't want it.  I just want my money.  If I have to go to court, I'm going to ask for all expenses including - if I need one - the cost of a…"
May 6
Foolish Monkey commented on Foolish Monkey's blog post SOTHEBY'S Real Estate ain't the wonderful old Sotheby's of the past
"good questions kosh - first the check is made to sotheby's and supposedly kept in a safe by their agent.  HE cashed it.  we have or had our own realtor and he's been trying to get our deposit back but the guy either doesn't…"
May 6
Steel Breeze commented on Foolish Monkey's blog post SOTHEBY'S Real Estate ain't the wonderful old Sotheby's of the past
"there was a story sum 15-20yrs ago in Calif....a law student living in 100 million $ complex tried to get his 100$ dep back when moving and sued for it....judge gave the corp 30 days to pay him,they didnt,he went back to court and the judge awarded…"
May 6
koshersalaami commented on Foolish Monkey's blog post SOTHEBY'S Real Estate ain't the wonderful old Sotheby's of the past
"I just wrote a long comment then deleted it when I started to actually think. The earnest money deposit isn't kept by the realtor, it goes to the seller. Did you have your own realtor show you around or did you only deal with the seller's…"
May 6
Foolish Monkey commented on Foolish Monkey's blog post SOTHEBY'S Real Estate ain't the wonderful old Sotheby's of the past
"So anyway, thanks for caring.  They're shits, these Sotheby's douches.   What's interesting to me is that this isn't the real Sotheby's.  It's just the name and the logo.  They sell it.…"
May 6
Foolish Monkey commented on Safe Bet's Amy's blog post PLEASE and THANK YOU! (that's right... this is me being polite! Plus free vagina pictures!!!!)
"I love the polite you.  It's so ladylike!   I'm proud of you! But I must ask: did you wash the mayo off your hands and put on immaculate little white gloves with lace on the edges?  How about while you were sitting and…"
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SOTHEBY'S Real Estate ain't the wonderful old Sotheby's of the past

Posted on May 5, 2017 at 11:30am 43 Comments

Sotheby's auctions has branched into real estate, but for such a fine name, it ain't nearly as pretty or as fine as one would expect, given the history.  I'll tell you, after our experiences with Sotheby's International Real Estate, I have to say we can't say anything positive because they're not particularly people friendly, they're not responsive and in my opinion, from my experience, they're not in the least honest.  

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charlie murphy - gone.

Posted on April 14, 2017 at 7:30am 9 Comments

I love charlie murphy.  he was a featured comedian on the original dave chappelle show.  his prince correction...charlie murphy didn't do prince - that was chappelle, he did the charlie murphy true hollywood tales, which was crazy genius.  

unlike his brother, his persona was almost modest and the impression I had was that he was a very sweet man and I'd like to think in real…

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memories in green

Posted on March 17, 2017 at 12:00pm 30 Comments

Gilmores had the superlative jukebox.  This particular box had a number of big band 33s, my favorite - Tommy Dorsey's "song of india", Artie Shaw's "in the mood",  Bobby Darin "mac the knife" , of course, classic Sinatra and Tony Bennett and for us youngsters, plenty of new music, like Question Mark and the Mysterians "96 tears". 

And even though he didn't have a dance license, there were enough cops that hung out that Pat wasn't worried about being…

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my song of flatbush, st paddys, the living and the dead

Posted on March 17, 2017 at 7:00am 18 Comments

ha luckys

smoked em, luckys for the longest time

that taste of spice and pepper

like the men back then

swore em off a long time ago

you ask me why I tell ya

they’re too easy to get to wanting…

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At 12:44pm on March 12, 2015, Anna Herrington said…

Ha!

I suck at this kind of banter!!

 ...but do have a laundry door that has has 'Chantelle is a ho' written in nail polish, still there from the last owner   : )

At 9:38am on March 12, 2015, Rosigami said…

yaaaaaaaaay! Now we're friends here, too! 

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