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Uben Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-17-08 07:02 AM
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6. I already live in one....kinda
I live in an unincorporated, gated, lake community. We have our own water supply, 4 wells, coop electricity, we maintain our own roads, have our own trash pick-up service, golf course and a library. There are about 1400 homes here. We make our own rules, have our own 24/7 security, and vote on everything. I've lived here for 16 yrs, and I'll probably die here. I like it. I grow a garden each year and fish the lake on a regular basis.
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  -Will communes make a comeback? Uben  Dec-17-08 06:42 AM   #0 
  - i think that's a given.  QuestionAll   Dec-17-08 06:44 AM   #1 
  - I hope not. My aunt lived on one for awhile in the 70s. I guess she liked it.  Connie_Corleone   Dec-17-08 06:49 AM   #2 
  - People will definitely start to live a little differently out of necessity  Phoebe Loosinhouse   Dec-17-08 06:52 AM   #3 
  - They never went away.  DCKit   Dec-17-08 06:53 AM   #4 
  - I'm thinking we will see more "boarding houses" where people rent a room and  mucifer   Dec-17-08 06:54 AM   #5 
  - I already live in one....kinda  Uben   Dec-17-08 07:02 AM   #6 
  - Delete, Dupe  DCKit   Dec-17-08 07:02 AM   #7 
  - I've considered it  supernova   Dec-17-08 07:04 AM   #8 
  - Tune in  tama   Dec-17-08 07:05 AM   #9 
  - Maybe not communes, per se, but  northofdenali   Dec-17-08 07:27 AM   #10 
  - Hey, I 'm with ya  Uben   Dec-17-08 07:36 AM   #11 
  - hello, fairbanks....i used to live on the Tanana out past Eielson...  islandmkl   Dec-17-08 07:39 AM   #12 
     - Sarah is no Alaskan!  northofdenali   Dec-17-08 08:03 AM   #14 
  - I live in one now,with several more in  conscious evolution   Dec-17-08 08:02 AM   #13 
  - Farming co-ops are probably about as close to a commune nowadays.  Selatius   Dec-17-08 08:09 AM   #15 
  - My daughter has a share in one of those in MA.  CTyankee   Dec-17-08 08:20 AM   #18 
  - I had a phone call yesterday  Horse with no Name   Dec-17-08 08:12 AM   #16 
  - Remember all of those communes failing and disbanding?  yibbehobba   Dec-17-08 08:18 AM   #17 
  - I lived in two communes in the 80' and 90's  The_Commonist   Dec-17-08 08:39 AM   #19 
  - If an adult lives with parents...  LanternWaste   Dec-17-08 08:42 AM   #20 
  - What have really failed  tama   Dec-17-08 03:03 PM   #25 
  - Just made the comment the other day about "extended families" living together again like  madmom   Dec-17-08 08:52 AM   #21 
  - I would like to see that...  LanternWaste   Dec-17-08 12:49 PM   #24 
  - I hope so... then I won't have to see them  HEyHEY   Dec-17-08 11:31 AM   #22 
  - Oh fuck no. Rather a small shack to myself than live with people  JVS   Dec-17-08 12:20 PM   #23 

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