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Old 07-05-2009, 06:05 PM
 
Location: Banner Elk, NC
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This one is for anyone who is inside the beltline. Who is ITB insider? I just read another post that referenced to him. I understand his name is William Needham Finley 1V. I am from Raleigh (inside the beltline) and have never heard of him. Who is he?


UPDATE: Never mind. I just learned that he is a complete hoax. Carries the name around as the ITB insider, has his own blog, portraying himself as some sort of elitist who has a right to criticize everyone else (check out his phony blog), and yet, he doesn't even own a home in Raleigh. IN fact, William Needham Finley IV doesn't even exist. I just checked with a VERY reliable source in Raleigh. This is literally comical.

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Old 07-05-2009, 06:34 PM
 
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I think Uncle Tupelo is our CD ITB expert. He was born and raised in Raleigh and offers a wealth of information for those needing it. He knows the history, the neighborhoods and has been ever so helpful!
 
Old 07-05-2009, 07:20 PM
 
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Originally Posted by sugarandcream View Post
This one is for anyone who is inside the beltline. Who is ITB insider? I just read another post that referenced to him. I understand his name is William Needham Finley 1V. I am from Raleigh (inside the beltline) and have never heard of him. Who is he?


UPDATE: Never mind. I just learned that he is a complete hoax. Carries the name around as the ITB insider, has his own blog, portraying himself as some sort of elitist who has a right to criticize everyone else (check out his phony blog), and yet, he doesn't even own a home in Raleigh. IN fact, William Needham Finley IV doesn't even exist. I just checked with a VERY reliable source in Raleigh. This is literally comical.
Really? You thought this was was real? The name alone should have given it away to you, not to mention half the crud on that bad satire site.
 
Old 07-05-2009, 07:21 PM
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Yeah, I wouldn't read into that blog too much. It's just poking fun at things in the beltline. Don't take it seriously.
 
Old 07-05-2009, 08:42 PM
 
Location: Five Points
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It is a complete hoax or spoof. But I admit it is sometimes pretty funny.
 
Old 07-05-2009, 09:28 PM
 
Location: Banner Elk, NC
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Thanks Uncle Tupelo! It was just brought to my attention earlier today and it really had me going.... I was like, "Who is this person.... this Finley guy? Thanks for the input. It appears that I was behind on this one.
 
Old 07-05-2009, 10:00 PM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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Yeah a complete hoax, but some of the things people seem to wholeheartedly agree with...at least according to their comments.
 
Old 07-05-2009, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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I think askmisterbrown is also quite savvy on ITB.
 
Old 07-06-2009, 08:14 AM
 
Location: Raleigh NC
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I find it humorous to know someone has devoted a website to make fun of the "ITB" people and their sorry attitude. Thanks for sharing!
 
Old 07-06-2009, 08:21 AM
 
Location: Five Points
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I think askmisterbrown is also quite savvy on ITB.
yes he is.
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