Test drive the forum

Discussion seems to be getting heated around here, and people seem to want to talk about a number of different topics, so I’ve rebuilt the forums.  If you have a VCI user account, you’ll be able to post topics and take part in the discussion there.  There’s a link to the forum at the top of the blog pages, and recent forum posts will show up in the upper right hand corner of the blog.

As always feedback is welcome.

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VHB
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VHB

Can we exile Dave and Drachen to the forum where they can engage in their mindless drivel without annoying the rest of us?

If one of them should succeed in 'winning' he shall be declared chamnpion of the internet. And promptly (and justly) this will be forgotten by all sentient beings 3 seconds later.

domus
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domus

Pope, is there a way to register without giving out the email?

domus
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domus

I guess one could use a 'fake' account. But I find the discussions in the comment section much quicker and nicer to scroll through. I never really liked the RET website for its format: threads tend to overlap, and multiply. It's hard to develop an interesting discussion over a day or two.

Inventory
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Inventory
R E B G V Inventory 2008-2009 The Rise… fall… rise? of inventory Jan 1, 2008 = 7871 Jan 15, 2008 = 8736 Feb 1, 2008 = 9883 Feb 15, 2008 = 10868 Mar 1, 2008 = 11348 Mar 15, 2008 = 12482 Apr 1, 2008 = 12851 Apr 15, 2008 = 14245 May 1, 2008 = 15017 May 15, 2008 = 16881 Jun 1, 2008 = 17336 Jun 15, 2008 = 18485 Jul 1, 2008 = 19411 Jul 15, 2008 = 19502 Aug 1, 2008 = 19750 Aug 15, 2008 = 20371 Sep 1, 2008 = 19120 Sep 15, 2008 = 20125 Oct 1, 2008 = 19952 Oct 15, 2008 = 20542 Nov 1, 2008 = 19525 Nov 15, 2008 = 19797 Dec 1, 2008 = 18539 Dec 15, 2008 = 17895 Dec 31, 2008 = 16188 Jan 2,2009… Read more »
Starving Artist
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Starving Artist

@Inventory: Why not start a public google spreadsheet with your data? http://docs.google.com/

Starving Artist
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Starving Artist

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http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0Ai_q-vT5O

What area do these numbers cover? Perhaps this would be a good topic for the new forum

joe
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joe

I predict there will be 30000 units of housing for sale this summer after the Speculator realized Elvis had left the building.

White Payer
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White Payer

So are you guys telling me that maybe, just maybe soon enough all those would be sellers will actually have to get rid of dead rats in the pantry, piles of garbage by the door, pubic hair clogging the bathtub, smelly socks lining the floor, crusty underwear on the kitchen table, dirty pots and pans on the countertop and dog shit in the backyard before they can show, photograph and sell their "properties" with multiple bids?

That would be grand!

VCI Admin
Admin
@domus: Thats why this site is awesome, you have a choice of your preferred discussion format 🙂 The advantage of the blog discussion is that we've made it quick and easy to comment. This means we get some great flowing conversation, but it also brings up the signal to noise ratio, and some great topics can flow past and get forgotten quickly. The forum is different because it can be more visitor driven, interesting topics from a week ago can float to the top if that's what people want to talk about. Because the forums require registration, I suspect they'll have better signal to noise ratio, but less active conversation. In the near future i'll be experimenting with making the recent forum posts more prominent on the main page. This will give registered users the ability to post thoughts or… Read more »
crabman
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@domus: I don't think your email will be visible to others. You aren't worried about spam from the Pope are you? 😆

VCI Admin
Admin

Crabman is correct, your email is not visible to others and will never be used for spam. Your email address simply locks your user account to a contact, so you can use an automated system to change your password if you forget it. Registering for an account also claims your username, so an anonymous commenter can't enter it and spoof a comment as your own (this is true for the blog and the forum).

If you don't feel comfortable entering your email address, no problem- you can continue to comment in the blog without entering it, just not in the forums.

Forgot to mention one other benefit of registering for a user account: People who register are locking their opinions to a handle, so they have double comment voting power on the blog. (+/- 2 instead of 1).

Alum
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Alum

Go Vancouver RE……Go…….

Kite towards moon
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Kite towards moon

@crabman:I think one could find out through the outbound routes for example:Registered member "SATV" if you e-mail him the outbound route will be b4sat@yahoo.com

By the way who has interest in following e-mails specially Domus? Isn't he sounds like dumbass? only dumb like scullboy or bdk will be following his dumbass.Domus concern also tell us that bears are not only bears in VAN. R.E.but also in life for unwanted privacy act.

Open up bears,oppertunities seems to appeared in few selections.In Vancouver,more listings mean more sales that always lead to more price that takes VAN RE kite towards moon.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

@Kite towards moon:

Your ESL teacher should be fired.

Kite towards moon
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Kite towards moon

I think Drachen and Dave are sleeping right now but Freako don't care anymore,Strataman automatically admit his defeat for being wrong however VHB looks like duplicate because that light in his user name is inactive,It could be due to forgotten password or he is BDK attempting to use his fake ID.

VHB?

Wreckonomics
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Wreckonomics

@Kite towards moon: KTM brings up an interesting point. If you happen to be SATV, and you email yourself, you can look at the address line and you will discover his email address! Of course this only works if you already have the email address.

Idiot. 🙄

best_place_on_meth
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best_place_on_meth

@Kite towards moon:

Say how to your chief for me.

Human778
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Human778
Fellow Bears – I need some help. I’ve spent a lot of time convincing my fiancée that it is a horrible time to buy. She agrees, but is becoming discouraged. I’ve presented all the arguments on risk, fundamentals, etc., and made a strong case as to why Vancouver is ripe to crash, big time. She countered me the other day with, “I don’t know. You have good arguments but I also think you hold this stance because you are waiting for the crash. Yes, the States is a mess, but some metropolitan areas must be fine – what about New York?” I did the whole, not everybody wants to move here and the Vancouver is not New York bit, but need more evidence of differences. I noted how net migration into Vancouver is not high enough to absorb supply and… Read more »
Kite towards moon
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Kite towards moon

@Anonymous: I don't think so because fun is fun as long we let it flow.Recently i have confused him by asking few questions those are as following.

G+O=Go

D+O=Do

I ask my teacher why these two words sound into different directions?

If fathers brother and mothers brother is your uncle how would you understand them differently?

Just buy real estate and let the fun flow.

Bubble Lad
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Bubble Lad

Vancouver condo listings banner ad on Facebook.

Does anyone else find the instructions ( "Click on any balloon to start your MLS® search in that area") fitting?

http://zoomlistings.com/map/

scullboy
Member

KTM:

God, I'd like to kick you in the nuts, really fucking hard. I mean like "administer permanent damage and ensure no progeny" hard.

Kits are held aloft by wind. Wind is the movement of air. Once you run of out air, there's no wind to hold a kite aloft. Earth's atmosphere does not extend as far as the moon.

Therefore while I'm sure it looks to you like the kit's going to the moon, it isn't.

Insert your own real estate analogy here, window-licker.

rp
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rp

#18 @Human778: Vancouver is not New York by a long shot and prices in New York fell 30% and continue to flounder. Offer to move to New York. It is a real world-class city, not a wannabe, and it is *more affordable* than Vancouver.

There are many more employment options there too. You can get a deal on rent, same as Vancouver, and bank massive savings if you live below your means. You won't be "priced out" because the American housing market isn't going anywhere.

Honestly, I'd move to New York if it weren't for family.

Kite towards moon
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Kite towards moon

@scullboy: Your analogy does not apply as handle is in firm position and for your kind information you don't even know about three different phase of wind.In The first phase of wind it will force the kite to kiss the ground if kite is able to eclipse above this phase.The kite will enter into second phase where wind inforce it's rule for direction like a cop on the intersection.In the third phase kite will fly above two previous phase where first phase is unable to to bring the kite to ground and second phase is unable to change it's direction.

Please note:

Usa Real Estate fall into first phase

World real estate fall into second phase

Vancouver real estate fall into third phase.

best_place_on_meth
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best_place_on_meth

@Kite towards moon:

Have you ever heard the one about 2 dogs f*****g?

buffates
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buffates

@Human778: Treat it like this…If you wait for a correction for two years the depreciation in housing is similar to paying yourself a salary between 50-100K per year to wait. Would you take 100K per year to not buy a house? I would.

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