Yes you heard right – there’s a new support group for social media spouses. You know you you are – the anti-digital kind that just don’t get it. You cringe at the site of an iPhone or crackberry, you try to set rules and boundaries for computer time – you want your spouse back and feel you are second place to the social media phenomenon.
Here’s your chance to get together with like minded individuals who understand you. Meetings will occur at obscure locations with no Internet access, no cell phone signal, and no means of communication.
We will announce monthly meetings the old fashioned way – check bulletin boards at your grocery stores. There is power in numbers and we refuse for this digital society to take over our lives! We were doing just fine without technology – thank you very much!
call 1-800- SMsucks today to get a copy of your local schedule mailed to you (on real paper! the letter-in-envelope old fashion snail mail way)
Topics that will be discussed:
- setting strict schedules for your loved ones to stay off digital devices
- setting strict rules about when to answer cell phones no matter how critical those may be
- eye contact exercises to help bring them back into society
- social exercises to reincorporate real, live, local friends into your lives
- understanding that computer friends are NOT real – getting ready for psychiatric intervention
- understanding that tweet ups and bar camps with computer personalities represent temporary bouts of insanity
- Google is not God – how to bring back paper books and encyclopedias
- twitter is evil
- ”touch” is more than just for the keyboard
- how to communicate in short, concise sentences of 140 characters or less
**we are also open to suggestions for our curriculum, feel free to write us (type-written letters will be filed in the garbage bin) **
“Social Media Spouses…..KEEPING IT REAL”
Funny video most real estate professionals can relate to
Have you ever had a buyer that was so enthusiastic about their potential home that they have a list a mile long of requirements? The front door must face east, the windows must be Pella brand, the carpet must be cut pile berber, it must be within two lots of a fire hydrant, needs to have wooden rods in the closet, not metal and of course the exterior paint must be barn red.
You already know what home they need and will love based on their actual needs and you’re going to show them that house, but in the meantime you may end up feeling a bit like the character in this video that is just so funny, we can all relate to (whether about a buyer or otherwise):
Can you relate? Maybe in a former career or if you’re one of our readers that is a designer first and foremost?
Funniest Realtor parody videos you’ll see all minute, guaranteed!
Who says the phenomenon of funny cat videos and stupid girl falling in a fountain while texting at the mall videos don’t spill over into the real estate world? We’ve highlighted three hilarious real estate videos below that are well worth the ten minutes to watch, even if you’re in the office and have to put headphones on.
Video 1: theagent.tv… the best part is at 2:29… MOVE!
Video 2: I Love You, Man… the best part is the whole clip. If you haven’t seen this horribly inappropriate movie, the lead character is a Realtor. He is awesome.
Video 3: Realtor loves his job. Or something… the best part is at 0:39. Is that the fireplace over there!?
Tell us in comments which video moment caught your eye!
A pig and a poke (The MLS “Menu”)
This week I actually got hungry reading the MLS and the LA Times real estate ads. Check out these bloopers so you can see what’s currently on the menu. I must warn you, you may want to hit the sauce and trim the fat:
I’m In the Mood For Food
“This hame is well stocked.” (Thank you, Porky Pig.)
“Hear is the glolden egg!” (…Which apparently comes scrambled.)
“Counter w/ new pop and fresh” ( Fat little dough boy included.)
“This one has alla the gravy” (Said Carmella Soprano as she proudly served her baked ziti.)
“You’ll marble when you see this beauty” (Bummer. At least Lot’s wife got to be a condiment.)
“We hamdle REOs” (That’s one way to bring home the bacon.)
Ham Fingers…So The Pork Lingers
“Small pad w/ view of peer” (Why go home when you can sleep at the office?)
“This is not a TIC” (…said Jeff Goldblum’s hands.)
“Cabinets w/ polished mental inserts” (Listing w/ punch drunk mental idiot.)
“This is a Short Shale” (Say that five times really fast.)
Is It Happy hour Yet?
“Just done finished floored” (Bottle done, finished agent on floor.)
“Cork floors in bar aria” (Methinks the cork was popped several drinks ago.)
“Stunning hammerred doors” (Offered by stumbling hammered dufus.)
“This condonimiun has all the trimmins” (Sauced agent has the tremorrrrs.)
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