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Doug
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posted 26 January 2006 08:39 AM      Profile for Doug   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
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First up: the nuthouse-to-yuppie-house trend currently sweeping North America, with such conversions also planned in Detroit, New York, Vancouver, and Columbia, S.C., where the centerpiece of the development is an original brick building with the word "asylum" chiseled into the facade.

Business 2.0's Dumbest Moments in Business

These are amusing and also fun to drag out whenever someone tries to claim that business always gets things right.


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aRoused
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posted 26 January 2006 09:53 AM      Profile for aRoused     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Interesting choice for number one. Bill Bryson, who hated pretty much any modern conversions within the UK, *gushed* over what they did to and around the mental institution he used to work for.
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