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    The Neverending "Sort of Like Buzzfeed" Headlines Thread

    Let's see if we can come up with some funny planning-related fake Buzzfeed headlines. Here's one I though of:

    "These 9 Tweets From An Architect Will Demonstrate How Wrong Your Zoning Ordinance Is"

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    Does your city code allow these 10 raunchy adult uses?
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    "11 Reasons New Urbanism Is Here To Stay. Number 7 Blew Me Away"

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    This cat and his freakin' face sums up your last public meeting (actual headline altered by me)
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    These 11 Quotes From Planning Commissioners In Suburban Communities Will Make You Shed Tears Of Joy

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    20 Painful Truths Only Code Enforcement Officers Will Understand

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    3 PowerPoint Animations That Will Impress Your Staff… But City Council? Not So Much
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