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pauluk Offline OP

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That's gotta be a joke!

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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 [Linked Image]

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pauluk Offline OP
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." [Linked Image]

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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Advert should read "closet for free, stupid tax of 170000 pounds".

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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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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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