Only in Florida

Discussion in 'V.C.'s Parlor' started by DougMen, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. DougMen

    DougMen Squier-holic

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    Jun 8, 2017
    Honolulu, HI
    A man in Miami turned down $1.8M for this shack because he believes that it's on sacred ground. dims.jpg That's crazy high, even for Silicon Valley and Hawaii real estate prices. And there is a lot of land here that's considered sacred.
     
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  2. optofonik

    optofonik Squier-holic

    Personal values and beliefs over money? The world would be a better place with more like him.
     
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  3. squierbilly

    squierbilly Dr. Squier

    Apr 21, 2013
    sunny phoenix
    Is that on the beach?.. maybe he sells sand shark burgers and sea salt fries.. could get 2 mil when the right investor comes along..
     
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  4. surf green

    surf green Squier-holic

    Jul 15, 2014
    RI
    I see some high rise buildings in the background. Turning down $1.8 made a strong statement. But eventually even "scared" has a price.
     
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  5. Davis Sharp

    Davis Sharp Dr. Squier

    Jan 7, 2016
    Maryland, USA
    Sacred ground in Miami? Maybe it's a crystal Methodist church.
     
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  6. fattboyzz

    fattboyzz Squier-holic

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    Nov 29, 2017
    Newnan ,Ga.
    Looks more like hippie ground :D:D:D
     
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  7. Hotrodleroy

    Hotrodleroy Squier-holic

    Dec 7, 2011
    USA
    Throw in a free condo, after they tear it down and build a high rise condo building there and you got a deal.
     
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  8. DougMen

    DougMen Squier-holic

    Age:
    64
    Jun 8, 2017
    Honolulu, HI
    Easy to say if you have money, but you can't eat values. You really expect us to believe that you'd turn it down?
     
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  9. optofonik

    optofonik Squier-holic

    Of course I do. I've done it all my life. When I was a young man and still a practicing Christian I turned down a contract with "Word" because I didn't feel strong enough in my faith to bear witness on the scale that was expected. Throughout my career I have regularly chosen not to work with certain people or on certain gigs; giving up hundreds of thousands of dollars in income as a result. One situation in particular would have netted me enough money to buy a modest cabin in the mountains; outright.

    Every "thing" you posses can be taken away by circumstance or unscrupulous people. No circumstance, no person, zero, nothing can take your values away from you. You can only give them away of your own free will. I may yet die a pauper when my time has come but I will not ever choose to avoid poverty or hardship by denying the values that give my life meaning.

    As far as "eating"? There is always a meal to be had.
     
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