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#146554 - 01/23/07 07:54 AM OT: World's most expensive closet?
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#146555 - 01/23/07 11:07 AM Re: OT: World's most expensive closet?
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That's gotta be a joke!
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#146556 - 01/23/07 12:27 PM Re: OT: World's most expensive closet?
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And to think all we keep hearing about is the rising sea level. And how London is going to disapear becouse of it
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#146557 - 01/24/07 06:14 AM Re: OT: World's most expensive closet?
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And get this: Not mentioned on the BBC link above, but on another report the agent is quoted as saying "Considering the location, it's really not that expensive."

I don't care if it is opposite Harrods, convenient for Sloane Street, or standing in the grounds of Buckingham Palace for that matter. It's still just an old janitor's closet.
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#146558 - 01/24/07 01:52 PM Re: OT: World's most expensive closet?
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Advert should read "closet for free, stupid tax of 170000 pounds".
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#146559 - 02/22/07 08:20 AM Re: OT: World's most expensive closet?
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It's insane the lengths that yuppies go to.

100 years ago, this kind of room would have been the refuge of a working stiff like myself.

Probably paying $10 a week in 1900s money, which would probably equal to $100 a week in today's dollars.

[This message has been edited by SvenNYC (edited 02-22-2007).]
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#146560 - 02/23/07 06:51 AM Re: OT: World's most expensive closet?
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Loc: San Diego California USA
England must operate on some pretty backwards building codes leftover from the 19th century. How does a 10x17' space classify as large enough to be habitable space or a dwelling? A flat for the elephant man...
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