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The Terminator

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@Dan. Where would you buy a home:

Batavia, NY
Black Rock, Buffalo
Old 1st Ward, Buffalo
Lower West Side, Buffalo
14621 Rochester
East side Niagara Falls

All have home values in my "come to butthead" price range.

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mendelman

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Steer into the skid.. is that when a cow needs to go on a wood plank or something ;)
No...it's a euphemism used by people that have lived most of their lives where the roads can get icy for at least 3 months per year.

Have you ever even driven in snow? :p
 
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Whose Yur Planner

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No...it's a euphemism used by people that have lived most of their lives where the roads get can icy for at least 3 months per year.

Have you ever even driven in snow? :p
I caught the reference even though those types of skill are rarely needed here. I do remember having to do that plenty of times in the winter.
 

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I caught the reference even though those types of skill are rarely needed here. I do remember having to do that plenty of times in the winter.
My son was in the car with me when the car fishtailed yesterday. I instinctively turned into the skid and corrected without even really thinking about it. Junior says afterwards "OMG did you see that - we were about to slide off the road!" I calmly explained to him then about steering into the skid.

When I was learning to drive my dad took me and my brother to a frozen lake where we set up cones and practiced sliding around on the ice for hours until we got so proficient that correcting a skid became a function of subconscious muscle memory rather than a cognitive process. Now that he's 15 I guess I need to do the same for him.
 

arcplans

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No...it's a euphemism used by people that have lived most of their lives where the roads get can icy for at least 3 months per year.

Have you ever even driven in snow? :p
TBH only a handful of times. Like I can count on both my hands... have you ever driven on a beach tho :cool:
 

Whose Yur Planner

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My son was in the car with me when the car fishtailed yesterday. I instinctively turned into the skid and corrected without even really thinking about it. Junior says afterwards "OMG did you see that - we were about to slide off the road!" I calmly explained to him then about steering into the skid.

When I was learning to drive my dad took me and my brother to a frozen lake where we set up cones and practiced sliding around on the ice for hours until we got so proficient that correcting a skid became a function of subconscious muscle memory rather than a cognitive process. Now that he's 15 I guess I need to do the same for him.
I have some funny, and scary, stories about learning to drive from my cop dad and grandpa. Let's just say it wasn't what you learned in driver's ed.:oops::rofl:
 
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10-Million-Dollar .05-acre corner house in Jamaica, Queens, NY:
I've been told it's a real steal for anybody who wants to buy a "lot of potential to build the big building"!!



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Dan

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Looks like a certain Cyburbian in Florida might be selling his house. :D

 

Planit

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Looks like a certain Cyburbian in Florida might be selling his house. :D



That could be their closet, but there's no white tile floor in the kitchen.
 

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Summertime in Cheektowaga! $200K, and you too can enjoy a clean Polish Patio in Our Lady Help's. (Yes, the list price is $179K, but this is the OMG hot Buffalo real estate market we're talking about.)

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If that's a bit small for you, here's a two car Polish patio for $229K (but bidding wars will drive it up to $270K) on one of those fancy French streets there.

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$220K gets you a Polish patio and a basement bar offa' Comopark's in St. Phil's. But ... a Steelers banner? Havfa' take $10K off for that.

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Another Polish patio home, for $200K on one of the French streets. And the most kick ass bedroom evar, which screams ⛧1980s Riverside ⛧ far more than 2020s Cheektowaga.

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Fuggin' a.

I'll give you one guess for the likely cause of the bare spot on the backyard.

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In true that's-gotta'-be-a-typo Buffalo market fashion, here's a 2,000 square foot 3/2 ranch on a busy road in St. Phil's for $440,000. House Hunters quality kitchen and bathrooms, but no perfect lawn, and no garage door screen. Seems like a lot, but living where I live, I'm thinking "modern kitchen, paved driveway, cladding that's not all vinyl or weathered board & batten, and no oddball quirks ... $400K seems reasonable."

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Dan

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@Dan. Where would you buy a home:

Batavia, NY
Black Rock, Buffalo
Old 1st Ward, Buffalo
Lower West Side, Buffalo
14621 Rochester
East side Niagara Falls
Of all those choices, I'd take the Lower West Side.

Niagara Falls: when you say "East Side", are you talking about the Lasalle area? Like really east, around Love Canal? If I absolutely had no choice but to live in Niagara Falls (the American side Niagara Falls, just to be sure we're talking about the same city), I'd pick the DeVeaux neighborhood or Cayuga Island.

First Ward: too much heavy industry around. Also, it's one of those neighborhoods where you have to be a native to fit in. There's some nice loft apartments scattered about the area, though.

Black Rock: I'd say one of the blocks east of the Conrail mainline, on Dearborn, East, Guernsey, or Gorton. Also, don't mess with women that look like this.

Some tout Batavia for couples where one spouse works in Rochester, and the other in Buffalo. In the real world, those couples live in Clarence or Lancaster if they go with the Buffalo side, or Mendon,. Chili, Scottsville, or Henrietta if they go with the Rochester side. Driving time from downtown BUF to ROC is a bit over an hour, but the landscape is boring as hell between exits 49 and 45. Fortunately, one design feature of the Thruway is mitigation of drowsy driving through a lack of straight stretches -- really! Anyhow, Batavia is one of those communities where you really have to be a lifelong native to have anything resembling a social life.

Rochester: The good 'ol Joseph Street area. Like most Rochester neighborhoods, it doesn't look bad on the surface. Rochester doesn't have the same kind of working-class-gone-bad neighborhoods that fill Buffalo's East Side. Rochester's violent crime rate is fairly low by American standards. Still, don't say I didn't warn you.

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mendelman

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Those houses with the Polish patios are my Dad's 'people'. He probably grewup with many of them or their parents in Polonia in the 1950s.
 

SlaveToTheGrind

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Summertime in Cheektowaga! $200K, and you too can enjoy a clean Polish Patio in Our Lady Help's. (Yes, the list price is $179K, but this is the OMG hot Buffalo real estate market we're talking about.)

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If that's a bit small for you, here's a two car Polish patio for $229K (but bidding wars will drive it up to $270K) on one of those fancy French streets there.

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$220K gets you a Polish patio and a basement bar offa' Comopark's in St. Phil's. But ... a Steelers banner? Havfa' take $10K off for that.

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Another Polish patio home, for $200K on one of the French streets. And the most kick ass bedroom evar, which screams ⛧1980s Riverside ⛧ far more than 2020s Cheektowaga.

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Fuggin' a.

I'll give you one guess for the likely cause of the bare spot on the backyard.

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In true that's-gotta'-be-a-typo Buffalo market fashion, here's a 2,000 square foot 3/2 ranch on a busy road in St. Phil's for $440,000. House Hunters quality kitchen and bathrooms, but no perfect lawn, and no garage door screen. Seems like a lot, but living where I live, I'm thinking "modern kitchen, paved driveway, cladding that's not all vinyl or weathered board & batten, and no oddball quirks ... $400K seems reasonable."

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I had to Google "Polish Patio" and came across what I assume is Dan's account on another site. Not judging you, Dan, for liking blondeheadedtransvestitenonbinarylittlepeopleofwestvirginiaemployedinlocalgovernment. We all have our kinks although yours is pretty damn specific.
 

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Raised ranches are generally just that: A standard ranch over a basement that has been partially raised out of the ground. In this case it was raised all the way. So dorky.
 

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