Galemp: Useless without pics.
Agent Smiths Laugh: You know who else completely demolished things in France?
Breathe Laugh Twitch: Well, the owner is a Russian 'businessman', so under no circumstances should anyone assume that this situation was an accident.Step 1: Buy rotting Chateau.Step 2: Talk up your plans to renovate it.Step 3: Hire a contractor and pay him extra (or perhaps less) to 'accidentally' demolish it.Step 4: Collect insurance money.Step 5: Rebuild an exact replica, which will therefore be new and modern and reliable and warm and quiet.Step 6: ???Step 7: Profit !!
Langdon_777: Clever way to remove a heritage listed property - "Oops sorry, my mistake."
Musikslayer: Langdon_777: Clever way to remove a heritage listed property - "Oops sorry, my mistake."Yup. Sounds like it was intentional at some level
Biness: I call bullshiat. I bet he couldn't renovate as extensively as he wanted, so he staged the accident. Gets around any laws protecting historical structures.
Magorn: Well if went down anything like it would have in the US, It started with the owner giving orders to the head contractor with a thick Russian accent. The Contractor bored and only half listening nodded a lot and said "sure, sure, boss, no problem we'll take care of it". Then he handed the Job off with vague instructions to a sub, who promptly rounded up half-a-dozen guys standing around in front of the local 7-11 to do the actual work, and trusted his foreman, who kinda speaks the worker's language a little bit, to give them instructions on what to do.
BigNumber12: Now we're even for the burning of the White House, you cheese-eating surrender monkeys!
ChipNASA: Galemp: Useless without pics.
Devolving_Spud: [images4.wikia.nocookie.net image 320x240]Impressed.
netringer: The deal for the monstrosity next door was "No trees will be removed" which they heard as "All trees will be removed."
JohnCarter: What the "exact" replica will end up looking like[www.digsdigs.com image 554x570]
BigNumber12: netringer: The deal for the monstrosity next door was "No trees will be removed" which they heard as "All trees will be removed."Wonder if Saruman becoming somewhat deaf? Told him I was hoping we could delineate boundaries of relationship, instead he defoliated Isengard.
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