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Ahhh...the Blooper Trooper is ba-a-a-ck! I simply never run out of material thanks to the MLS, the LA Times and other print media sources. Thanks to this week's contributors: Janie Nagy of Manhattan Beach and Bruce Walter, my Hoosier State friend and contributor. It's nice to know that the gaffs are not just in L.A. We have an image problem already! An Evil Wind Blows... "Beautiful satan wallpaper in foyer" (No doubt it's a flame print.) "This house just oozes." (Proudly offered by M. Night Shyamalan ) "You'll love the satan sheen" (Not if you're Denise Richards.) "Fenced back yard (24 comments)
Hi Friends - Recently I have had a number of requests for my "Wino Post." (Thank you, dear readers!) This one was the official launch of my MLS BLOOPERS BLOG. Look for a new one on Friday, but in the meantime, here is the original, back by popular demand: The MLS and the L.A. Times Real Estate pages should be on Oprah's Reading List. Seriously. There are so many typos and outrageous remarks in the MLS that it makes for great leisure reading. The newspaper ads certainly add to the merriment. I love houses with features such as a "slimming pool" or (23 comments)
Top Ten Things To Do in L.A. (Besides Sex, Drugs and Rock n Roll) - 11/10/10 07:19 PM
SWIMMING POOLS, MOVIE STARS - PLAN YOUR VISIT TO LOS ANGELES - WE'RE WAITING FOR YOU! Hi Friends - In the past few weeks I have had several inquiries about the top things to do in a short visit to L.A., so I want to provide some suggestions for my out-of-state friends and clients. One really great list
The Beach at Santa Monica was compiled by Joel Stein of the Los Angeles Times. This is his list of the best things to do in 24 hours: http://www.time.com/time/travel/cityguide/article/0,31489,1844490_1844431_1844366,00.html
Disneyland The Huntington Library Another great list was compiled by Julie Wilfson of (7 comments)
Friends, as an actress I had the wonderful experience of working with Michael J. Fox - one of the kindest and most selfless actors I ever had the opportunity to meet. This weekend is the last weekend of the Back to the Future celebration here in L.A. If you are in the area, please take the time to enjoy this great event, as all proceeds go to Team Fox for Parkinson's research. Thanks, and enjoy! (information below, or click here to contact me) WHERE HAS THE TIME GONE? By Derek Thomas It's a mere five years away from 2015, the year (12 comments)
Thank you all for your comments and requests for more humorous bloopers. I will try to respond to each of you as soon as I catch up with my life after my long overdue vacation. Yes, please feel free to send me any bloopers you find locally. I love to collect them from other areas of the country, and it's an honor for me to mention contributors in my blog. If you hate to type (as I do), then please feel free to call me at 320-205-0305 or CONTACT ME. Remember - laughter in your life brings the light.
This week's MLS and real estate ads had a distinct odor, friends. From gas to dry rot, it seems homes are becoming more offensive. There were tails in bathtubs and strange droppings on roofs. I challenge you to read these and not laugh out loud at some of the bizarre descriptions I found in this week's advertising. (Thanks to my out-of-state contributors): Something's Rotten in the State of Denmark "Gas not corrected" (Perhaps you should try Beano.) "New deposit roof" (I suspect it's crappy work.) "There's dry rot in eve" (News alert, Adam - you're missing a rib and you're no (15 comments)
Ah - what a week for bloopers! This week we're rolling in booze and money...and we have one son for sale. Join the party, folks - BYOL. (Bring Your Own Laughs): First Round Is On Me "Equipped with Boose Theatre System" (I'll drink to that!)" "Antique great still in FP" (Really? Grandpa's was in the tub.) "New hard landscraping" (Where's there's a will, there's a till.) "Too many upgrades to lisp." (Too much moonshine to s-s-s-speak.) ""Impairted Murano glass in hall" (Impaired agent with shot glass being hauled off.) Pass Me A Party Hat "Your snearch is over." (So is your career.) (25 comments)
Goblin Day has come and gone, friends, but I thought I'd show you some of the last week's Halloween treats provided by our always dependable MLS. Some of these will haunt a few spelling-challenged agents to their graves: Scare Tactics and Fanatics "Seller wants a rabid close" (Thank you, Cujo.) "No showings until carving" (That's caravan, you turkey.) "Hair is the one we've been waiting for." (...whispered Bruce Willis to Sean Connery.) "Needs miner repairs" (‘Seems someone's getting the shaft!) "Drop by for delicious threats" (FSBO - offered by Sean Penn) Below the Belt "New hot weter filter" (I believe that's (13 comments)
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