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IrateCitizen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-05 02:46 PM
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4. It really puts it into perspective, doesn't it?
I always have these debates with my wife, when I tell her that there's no reason for us to get a 2000+ sq ft house to raise a family -- that most did just fine with a 1200 sq ft house less than 50 years ago.

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  -Supersizing the American Dream Viking12  Apr-14-05 02:37 PM   #0 
  - Mo, bigger, good little consumers now...  Triana   Apr-14-05 02:40 PM   #1 
  - I laugh at Home Improvement shows and books  HughBeaumont   Apr-14-05 02:42 PM   #2 
  - See post number 9 below  Inland   Apr-14-05 03:01 PM   #10 
  - Except look at the room on the cover of that book  HughBeaumont   Apr-14-05 05:09 PM   #16 
     - I hear ya.  Inland   Apr-15-05 08:14 AM   #19 
  - I actually learn about some things I can do to my modest home..  Viking12   Apr-14-05 03:22 PM   #13 
     - LOL, like New Yank-me Workshop  HughBeaumont   Apr-14-05 05:13 PM   #17 
  - Don't look at me.  UdoKier   Apr-14-05 02:44 PM   #3 
  - It really puts it into perspective, doesn't it?  IrateCitizen   Apr-14-05 02:46 PM   #4 
  - My SO lived in rowhouse w/2parents, 3 sisters & grandmother  Patiod   Apr-14-05 03:01 PM   #11 
  - Commuting.  newportdadde   Apr-14-05 02:47 PM   #5 
  - Another friend has a 90=minute commute  Patiod   Apr-14-05 03:04 PM   #12 
  - Buy, buy, buy!  Goathead   Apr-14-05 02:49 PM   #6 
  - On the other hand, I am 50% bigger than I was twenty years ago.  Inland   Apr-14-05 02:54 PM   #7 
  - Just for you...  Viking12   Apr-14-05 03:24 PM   #14 
     - Unfortunately, the deck is the only thing missing.  Inland   Apr-15-05 08:17 AM   #20 
        - LOL.  Viking12   Apr-15-05 10:26 AM   #21 
  - I could never understand paying for rooms.....................  Bonhomme Richard   Apr-14-05 02:58 PM   #8 
  - I love the Not So Big House books.  tanyev   Apr-14-05 02:58 PM   #9 
  - A (the?) Solution:  dcfirefighter   Apr-14-05 04:01 PM   #15 
     - a possible solution:  tofubo   Apr-14-05 05:18 PM   #18 

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