Hunting & Fishing Store or Sex Shoppe

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  1. greeker375

    greeker375 New Member

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    If you aren't familiar with Northern Virginia, esp. Alexandria, they are all into architectural integrity. They want to keep a modern city looking like it did 200 yrs ago.

    One man who owned a hunting/fishing store spent over 8 yrs and all his money to comply with all their B/S so as to expand his store, but, in the end and apparantly at the last minute, they pulled the rug out from under him and denied his request.

    So, not harboring any love for the city council, he rented the space to a Sex Shoppe. Now merchants closed by and other property owners are crying foul and claiming their property values will plummet.

    For the whole story click it on...is this revenge or just rewards?

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dy...2/28/AR2009022801976.html?hpid=topnews&sub=AR
  2. glocknut

    glocknut New Member

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    I agree... its justice!!! :D:D:D:D

    Those "historic/hysterical" districts are filled with dumb liberal jerks that do not understand cause and effect...

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  3. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

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    all's far in love, war and business
  4. artabr

    artabr New Member

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    The store seems to have created a "buzz" in Ol' Town. The got what they wanted. The present store owner is compliant with the zoning. ;) :D

    I love it when somebody rubs the governments bureaucratic nose in the steaming pile that it created. :rolleyes: :(


    Art
  5. jacksonco

    jacksonco New Member

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    Isn't poetic justice so sweet
  6. Tom Militano

    Tom Militano New Member

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  7. Hells Toy Master

    Hells Toy Master New Member

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    Buisness is the economic version of war. ;)

    While I agree on the practical side that a city must try to keep its identidy by preserving a down town core, but at the same time they must remember that those very buisnesses are their lifes blood.

    In the end I think that the voters in that city will be asking hard questions on why that was denied. :D:D

    especialy if there are a few people there that liked their ol sporting goods store. ;)
  8. Marlin T

    Marlin T Active Member

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    Promoting fornication, or rather, passing it along, is a good thing every now and then.
  9. kingnothingugm

    kingnothingugm Member

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    +1 Please explain this to my wife.:D
  10. pinecone70

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    Can't fight city hall, eh?

    Heh.
  11. RunningOnMT

    RunningOnMT New Member

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    I wonder which one has the most bang for the buck. :D
  12. Big ugly

    Big ugly New Member

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    We here in eastern tennessee go through this almost every time a new "Toy Store" opens. Alls fair in "Love and War" I agree totally.
  13. SaddleSarge

    SaddleSarge New Member

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    Seems appropriate for a "Paint Your Wagon," quote here:
    :D:D:D:D

    Don't you love it when these idiots screw themselves in reverse?:rolleyes: Then, there's so many comments just in the title of the thread that I had to let go by......:D:D
  14. durk

    durk New Member

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    Me too!!:D:D
  15. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    Way to go, Mr. Zarlenga!
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