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Old 11-07-2018, 05:34 PM
Location: Washington state
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There's a market for under value dollhouses. But unless it's in kit form, only people in the immediate area can afford to get one because of how expensive they are to ship. Enter me.

I'd like to travel the US with a huge truck, picking up expensive kits that are being sold cheap, and then knocking them apart and reselling them as previously built kit houses for below market value.

For instance, someone in my area is selling a partially put together dollhouse with all the doors and windows included. It's a package dealt that would cost $1300 if you bought it from a store and it's a house people want to buy (I know the market). It would cost $600 or more to ship as is, but about $100 to ship flat as a kit. The price on this house: $400. I'd buy it, break it down for shipping, and post it on eBay for $650 and take an offer of $600, buyer pays postage. That's ONE house and a $200 profit.

Better yet, I could travel the countryside picking up cheap dollhouses and delivering them across country for a fee.

Actually, now that I think of that, maybe that is something I can do in the future...

Edited to add: actually, I'd do that now, but where I'm living, the managers would have a fit if I brought a dollhouse that large up to my room and made any noise knocking it apart. *sigh*
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Old 11-12-2018, 03:35 PM
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A food truck at camp grounds. Hot bagels and coffee in the morning. Subs in the middle of the day. Gourmet burritos at night.
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Old 12-09-2018, 02:24 PM
Location: South Carolina
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Originally Posted by Bumby88 View Post
I just read the first three sentences of that....

If you think the truth is always liberal propaganda then you're not ready to have a serious discussion about movies, much less politics.

There is quite a bit of Liberal lean in all forms of media, especially the news. Just look at ABC shows right now where there's 2-3 gay couples in each show all of a sudden. I don't even know 2-3 gay couples, but they're everywhere on TV in an attempt to make it normal. That's just one example.

Liberals can't stand Fox News because they won't conform to the Liberal narrative, but Fox has more ratings than other networks combined. Libs try to make Fox News viewers look like crazy people all the time. The reason no one saw Hillary Clinton's loss coming is because the media was so convinced and spreading her win far and wide inside of their echo-chamber. I saw it coming based on crowd sizes and the number of positive comments under both candidates on social media posts (Trump had way more). If you don't think Hollywood and the mainstream media have a Liberal bias, just research Conservative actors who have been black-balled after making it known they support Trump or Conservative ideals. There are a lot of them whose careers have been ended after speaking out.
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Old 12-10-2018, 04:12 AM
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This idea would take tons of money to start and run but would be interesting.

A restaurant with separate rooms, themes, and cuisine. Examples being one room is middle eastern cuisine and decor. Another being Mexican, Italian etc.

There would be background music from the country of origin and it would be like stepping into the country for a dining experience.

A ridiculous idea and you can already do it if your town has a variety of ethnic places. This would be kind of a one-stop shopping place. Nutty idea I know.

Last edited by jasperhobbs; 12-10-2018 at 04:55 AM..
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Old 12-10-2018, 04:23 AM
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There is a small river town about an hour from me that operates out of a double-wide mobile home converted to a hamburger stand. They are only open during the warm months but every day there is a line up of people waiting to buy the burgers. No seating and very low overhead. The kicker is the burgers are not that good and I only ate there once because I heard the food was so good.

My point is if you find a niche, you can make a ton of money. Another idea I had was 'Just Tacos' a walk up and drive through taco stand. Basic tacos at reasonable prices. simple, fast and easy to train employees.

It could be a portable food truck.
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Old 12-10-2018, 04:43 AM
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a tall man shop in tokyo
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Old 12-10-2018, 04:58 AM
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Originally Posted by COcheesehead View Post
A food truck at camp grounds. Hot bagels and coffee in the morning. Subs in the middle of the day. Gourmet burritos at night.
Not a bad idea at all. Food trucks make money as do ice cream trucks. Most don't stay with them long as your weekends are the best days and most don't want to work all weekend.
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Old 12-10-2018, 05:15 AM
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I always dreamed of a chain of stores that sold nothing but products made of wicker. 'Twould be called 'Wicker World', my friends.
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Old 12-10-2018, 10:53 AM
Location: Silicon Valley
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I have a new one. It's like Survivor, only we take the most hardcore conservative alt right types and pair them with a team of socialist far left commie types. The two teams are dropped off on an island.

And that's it. We just leave them there.
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Old 12-12-2018, 08:50 PM
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A mechanical game puzzle for children to try to use different mechanical devices to race a small ball through a maze. Sort of like an obstacle course for a ball that has different ways to move the ball through a maze.
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