Weirdness

When TV interviews go wrong … Irishman gives eloquent explanation of banking crisis

0 by / on December 24, 2010, 12:41 pm / in Weirdness

I’m sensing a wee bit of discontent … !! There are surely quotes from this that can go on t-shirts… Please note: contains lots of sweary ranting. See also: When property details go wrong … family home with Scarface bathtub

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Five for Xmas … bad santas

Five for Xmas … bad santas

0 by / on December 24, 2010, 9:01 am / in Weirdness

Via: Acidcow

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What I want for Christmas … Monopoly: The Wire edition

What I want for Christmas … Monopoly: The Wire edition

0 by / on December 23, 2010, 2:19 pm / in Weirdness

“The Wire is all about corners,” says Hasbro spokesperson Jane McDougall, “and the Monopoly board is all about corners. It was a natural fit.” Most def … Via: The Poke

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Five for Friday … hungover owls

Five for Friday … hungover owls

0 by / on December 17, 2010, 1:22 pm / in Weirdness

Yes people, ’tis the season when we mark a sacred moment in the history of the world by getting totally bladdered, staggering home in a Santa suit singing Fairytale of New York, and throwing up all over the neighbour’s giant inflatable Rudolph. So in keeping with the true spirit of Xmas, here are five posts from our favourite blog of […]

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Gamer sells virtual property for $635,000

Gamer sells virtual property for $635,000

0 by / on November 29, 2010, 4:08 pm / in Weirdness

Oh dear God in heaven … what else is there to say to the news that someone has paid $635,000 in REAL money for a virtual space station in the Entropia Universe online game. Jon Jacobs (aka Neverdie) bought the ‘land’ around Club Neverdie five years ago for $100,000 after mortgaging his real house and has since been busy transforming it into one of […]

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When property details go wrong .. family home with Scarface bath tub

When property details go wrong .. family home with Scarface bath tub

0 by / on November 29, 2010, 12:27 pm / in Weirdness

It’s billed as “a magnificent family home” in Farnborough, Kent – and so it is. Chocolate-box thatch, walnut panelling, wall-to-wall Clive Christian, black heated marble floors, crystal chandeliers, cinema room, jacuzzi with a built-in TV, etc etc etc.   Then there’s the master bedroom: The en-suite is a real feature of the house, sumptuously designed by Clive Christian in the […]

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Five for Friday … Street View weirdness

Five for Friday … Street View weirdness

0 by / on November 26, 2010, 2:12 pm / in Weirdness

Seems like there’s no end to the controversies generated by Google Street View. The latest ruckus surrounds the image of a woman in Berlin apparently giving birth on the side of the road. Zoom in and you’ll see a man holding the baby aloft with the umbilical cord still connected. Is it real? Was it staged? The debate rages here. In […]

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Agent puts faith in ugly signs

Agent puts faith in ugly signs

0 by / on November 26, 2010, 1:24 pm / in Weirdness

We’ve recently had a Brighton agent using haiku in property descriptions – now we have an agent from Dorset using ugly hand-written signs to grab buyers’ attention. They’re bright yellow (the signs, not the buyers) with black text and, according to the agent Les Sheppherd of mydreampad.co.uk, they’ve “generated loads of leads and sales”. Here he is wandering around with a […]

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True Blood fan? Vampire queen's home for sale for $75m

True Blood fan? Vampire queen's home for sale for $75m

0 by / on November 26, 2010, 10:15 am / in Weirdness

If you watched True Blood last night you’ll probably have thought that the vampire queen’s outrageously extravagant pool house – where she plays yahtzee while sucking the blood from assorted minions – was a set. Well, we’re here to tell that it ain’t so: if you have $75m to spare, the pool house, with its glass ceilings and walls lined with […]

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