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Real Estate Agent with Jameson Sotheby's International Realty

I have lost 44 pairs of posts, wrote them out by design
I have written and posted 2 dozen comments,
Well before the clock struck nine

I read that tub of lard's post about dual agency
Threw up in a bucket, went shopping and kicked him in the can.
Cause my points have gone missin'... M-I-S-S-I-N, I'll say it again!


All of June has been scrubbed, 'till it's shining like a dime
The post about babies, and cars and showings on time.
I know I've messed up, I'm up typing 'til four a.m. and then
Lie down for a minute, jump up and I'm in it all over again.
Cause my points they're done missin'... M-I-S-S-I-N, I'll say it again!


With apologies to Peggy Lee, Helen Reddy and Oprah... especially Oprah.

Posted by

 ALAN MAY, Realtor®   
Specializing in Evanston Real Estate and North Shore Real Estate

Jameson Sotheby's International Realty, 2934 Central Street, Evanston, IL 60201
Office: 847.869.7300      Cell: 847.924.3313      Email: Almay@aol.com

Evanston Real Estate & North Shore Real Estate
Licensed in Illinois



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Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Alan - I am no poet, but I know it!  So, I'm really impressed with your ability to put into rhyme what we are experiencing!

Jul 15, 2020 06:59 AM #1
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Alan May - Well, at least dime and time rhymed!  I haven't had my morning coffee yet.  Everything rhymes when that happens!


Jul 15, 2020 07:51 AM #2
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400 - Devon, PA
Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line

Love your expression, still getting my breath here in PA over everything I lost, not just points, but posts, that sense of fufilment on completed posts and features. But, we plod on, whatever the time till we get that next post finished.

Jul 15, 2020 08:02 AM #3
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Alan- will you be putting out a Youtube video with you singing the lyrics to this???  TikTok?  Come on...you can do it!

Jul 15, 2020 10:50 AM #4
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224


                                  Congratulations, you've been featured in Bananatude.

Jul 15, 2020 12:14 PM #5
Kris Collis, Associate Broker
Smart Way America Realty - East Stroudsburg, PA
Professional Results you Expect 702-574-8102

Alan, what's sad during two weeks of mgt. silence is lack of acknowledgement about those under 500K who took the brunt of the June fiasco.  It's far more complicated than lost posts.  See Dario Ferreria's detailed tech explanation in my Q&A earlier this week about blogs whose id #s were reassigned to other members.  This presents legal liability issues yet some over-500kers (not you) who are home free in their freebie status are almost glib not dealing with the reality of an unsafe, unstable platform financed by the under 500k class. 

Having worked in learning and development for years before RE, I often praised the education and networking here but now it's time to call out the sham and silence.

The under 500Kers took the brunt of the hit and they paid $199 to take it. Has mgt. assured restoration or compensation for those who paid to lose their progress, time, content, points, blogs, even their blog id# ursl?  The under 500k are financing a glorified social network and deteriorating blog platform, the core AR business that used to be top notch, the best in the industry. 

Now mgt. refuses to support it while investing plenty to launch and hawk a CRM and wealth seminar to further monetize members already paying for a progressively decaying site.  How does anyone with integrity encourage under 500kers to pay for insanity.  We are not here to keep the lights on for freebies. 

I'm a blogger, hear me Roar!!

Jul 16, 2020 10:16 AM #6
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

I too had hoped to see you sing this little ditty on TikTok. Darn it all. 

Jul 25, 2020 07:07 AM #7
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