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    New to Forum-Central Texas

    Stumbled onto this forum while looking for information about restoring/retrofitting/resurrecting old buildings.
    I purchased a 100+ year old building last year.(Neverending Project,but Fun!)

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    Cyburbian Salmissra's avatar
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    Hello from north of you in Irving, TX!
    "We do not need any other Tutankhamun's tomb with all its treasures. We need context. We need understanding. We need knowledge of historical events to tie them together. We don't know much. Of course we know a lot, but it is context that's missing, not treasures." - Werner Herzog, in Archaeology, March/April 2011

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    welcome from the north east!
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    Welcome from the Florida panhandle. Watch your step, there's a Bear in these woods.

    Also, The One is about 100 years old.

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    Welcome from the SW corner of the Hoosier State.

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    Cyburbian Jess's avatar
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    Welcome

    Welcome to Cyburbia. Just keep on posting.

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    Cyburbian Trail Nazi's avatar
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    Hello. Good luck on the house!

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    Cyburbian Rumpy Tunanator's avatar
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    Welcome aboard

    I've thought about rehabbing some older buildings myself. Someday..............

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    Welcome from Chicagoland!!!
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

    Every day is today. Yesterday is a myth and tomorrow an illusion.

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    moderator in moderation Suburb Repairman's avatar
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    Welcome from another member of the Central Texas contingent!

    You'll find a lot of us on here with an interest in older buildings...

    "Oh, that is all well and good, but, voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same way in any country."

    - Herman Göring at the Nuremburg trials (thoughts on democracy)

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    Cyburbian Zoning Goddess's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by Rumpy Tunanator View post

    I've thought about rehabbing some older buildings myself. Someday..............
    You ARE rehabbing an older building (remember, I've been to your house!!). And having two dogs dig you a lap pool, to boot!

    Anyway, welcome Danarchy from central Florida!!

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    Greetings....

    From Western Arizona....

    RJ is always right....even when he is wrong....its just that no one knows that....

    Rumpy mostly comes out at night......mostly.....

    The Bear is the coolest of all forest creatures in Cyburbia....
    “The way of acquiescence leads to moral and spiritual suicide. The way of violence leads to bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers. But, the way of non-violence leads to redemption and the creation of the beloved community.”
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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    Welcome from SW Michigan!

    And before we go jumping to conclusions about how 'cool' Bears are let me remind you of what they are best known for doing in the woods!
    People will miss that it once meant something to be Southern or Midwestern. It doesn't mean much now, except for the climate. The question, “Where are you from?” doesn't lead to anything odd or interesting. They live somewhere near a Gap store, and what else do you need to know? - Garrison Keillor

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    Cyburbian Budgie's avatar
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    Quote Originally posted by Danarchy View post
    I purchased a 100+ year old building last year.(Neverending Project,but Fun!)
    I plan to be there in about 2 years. I've got a friend who is restoring/renovating/etc... a downtown building and his standard line is that he will be done "a year from today". He's been saying this for over a year now.

    Welcome to the site.

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