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Meh Gerbil
06-24-2017, 02:32 PM
Dude rags on McMansions:
http://www.mcmansionhell.com/dank

Darth Executor
06-24-2017, 03:42 PM
http://www.mcmansionhell.com/post/154250104246/cook-county-il

looks like a nice house to me

http://www.mcmansionhell.com/post/153915278311/oakland-county-mi

so does this one

http://www.mcmansionhell.com/post/153307815291/naperville-il

this one too

Not that I've been in a lot of mansions but they all look a lot nicer than any rich people house I've seen.

I'm not gonna continue, the owner of this site should live in a van for a year or two to gain some perspective. I'd be more than happy with any of these.

KingsGambit
06-24-2017, 04:17 PM
They need to get a life.

demi-conservative
06-24-2017, 05:32 PM
Dude rags on McMansions:
http://www.mcmansionhell.com/dank

Maybe you should start full-of-envy tumblr too!!, about callgirls of Congressman and how they don't meet stringent standards of yours!

Meh Gerbil
06-24-2017, 05:35 PM
I'm not gonna continue, the owner of this site should live in a van for a year or two to gain some perspective. I'd be more than happy with any of these.
I thought the snobbery was funny.

Catholicity
06-25-2017, 12:08 AM
Actually, I'm not really fond of them myself. I grew up in North Carolina and the tearing down and building of Mcmansions caused a drainage area in our former yard to grow from 4 feet wide and 2 feet deep at its maximum to 7 feet deep and 6 feet wide because the developer drained a pond then refused to build an appropriate drainage system in the back. After a few severe flooding incidents it took out a small foot bridge, triggered several man holes in the yard and carried away all of our Rose of Sharon trees and Juniper bushes. Recently the carrying out of tearing down properties without relandscaping triggered several sink holes more flooding in well known neighborhoods and 10 inch floods at two nearby malls. The greenway trails now have issues with snakes because of the loss of habitat, making them unusable after flooding (which is not supposed to happen on certain parts of the greenway trails) and creeks are overflowing that should not be over flowing. The city refuses to charge impact fees which puts a major burden on residents that have lived in the area for years and years at a time and must hire private construction firms which cost 10s of thousands of dollars to relandscape the yards and the city nor the state refuses to care for the flooding and tributaries that flow into the major rivers, and lakes. Its quite sad really. But who takes my opinion seriously here. :shrug: After all I only saw the changes and the impacts for 28.5 years.

rogue06
06-25-2017, 09:01 PM
Actually, I'm not really fond of them myself. I grew up in North Carolina and the tearing down and building of Mcmansions caused a drainage area in our former yard to grow from 4 feet wide and 2 feet deep at its maximum to 7 feet deep and 6 feet wide because the developer drained a pond then refused to build an appropriate drainage system in the back. After a few severe flooding incidents it took out a small foot bridge, triggered several man holes in the yard and carried away all of our Rose of Sharon trees and Juniper bushes. Recently the carrying out of tearing down properties without relandscaping triggered several sink holes more flooding in well known neighborhoods and 10 inch floods at two nearby malls. The greenway trails now have issues with snakes because of the loss of habitat, making them unusable after flooding (which is not supposed to happen on certain parts of the greenway trails) and creeks are overflowing that should not be over flowing. The city refuses to charge impact fees which puts a major burden on residents that have lived in the area for years and years at a time and must hire private construction firms which cost 10s of thousands of dollars to relandscape the yards and the city nor the state refuses to care for the flooding and tributaries that flow into the major rivers, and lakes. Its quite sad really. But who takes my opinion seriously here. :shrug: After all I only saw the changes and the impacts for 28.5 years.
Sounds like a problem caused by a careless developer and would happen whether he built section 8 housing or McMansions.

Cerebrum123
06-26-2017, 04:44 AM
Sounds like a problem caused by a careless developer and would happen whether he built section 8 housing or McMansions.

What she describes is very similar problems to what we've had in my neighborhood. No mansions around here, but we did have some rather terrible developers. It was a long fight, but we did get them to fix some of the issues. They certainly tried some nasty tricks to try and keep that from happening though.

Catholicity
06-26-2017, 05:22 AM
Sounds like a problem caused by a careless developer and would happen whether he built section 8 housing or McMansions.
Its a combination of careless development and the refusal of city counsel to hold them to a certain standard. Last time I rode by my old neighborhood it really hurt to see the yards in shambles

Sparko
06-26-2017, 05:47 AM
I just turned the flooding into a moat on my McMansion.

https://www.buildington.co.uk/images/projects/11493a62b2feced4e128e29854d1a28f.400x300.png