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if you've got 145k to spare... - The Villages

Date: 2009-01-19 23:50
Subject: if you've got 145k to spare...
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...Uncle Monty's cottage is for sale.
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User: realthog
Date: 2009-01-20 00:53 (UTC)
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I didn't know he was your uncle!
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User: hutch0
Date: 2009-01-20 23:02 (UTC)
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Well, you know, black sheep of the family and all that...
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User: rou_killingtime
Date: 2009-01-21 01:36 (UTC)
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Wow, that would pretty much be my dream home if it was all fixed up. And if I owned one of those nigh-indestructible Toyota 4WD trucks of Top Gear fame. I love the Lake District, and I know I'd appreciate the peace and privacy such an isolated home would bring. The movie tie-in would be icing on the cake.

I saw Withnail and I on what was at the time the largest cinema screen in Europe, which was right here in Bedford. Alas, they decided to tear it down and build a Lidl... which makes me wish I had a 'Camberwell Carrot' right about now!
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User: hutch0
Date: 2009-01-23 00:15 (UTC)
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Yeah, I could be happy in a place like that, too. I'd guess, at a conservative estimate, you'd need at least the sale price again just to make it habitable again, though.
I can't remember where I first saw Withnail. Probably on telly. I'll have to see if I can find it on disc; I'd like to see it again.
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