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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

That's exactly what I was thinking... dogs and cats should be in cages while the house is being shown.

Feb 01, 2016 08:18 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

William,

I agree with Roger D. Mucci , he says it like it is.  A

Feb 01, 2016 01:50 PM
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Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

No doubt but I vote for Roger D. Mucci answer.

Feb 01, 2016 11:46 AM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Always!!  I loved Roger D. Mucci 's comment..so true!!

Feb 01, 2016 09:57 AM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

What question?

Feb 01, 2016 08:16 AM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

lol, yes, I do. I do not open every question, only those that I like. 

Feb 01, 2016 03:58 PM
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Chrissi Chapman Topoleski
Coldwell Banker Realty - Woodbridge, VA
Helping agents live an exceptional life!

What was the question? Always

Feb 01, 2016 08:04 AM
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Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ
602-380-4886

William - hi from sunny Phoenix!  So you asked if one reads the question before you answer it. Might be kind of funny to not read it and simply give an answer. Kind of like Michael Jacobs and Roger D. Mucci did here (or rather do quite often)!  There used to be a thing called 'hijacked posts' and it was a riot to see where it would take off to.......enjoy your day!

Feb 01, 2016 11:15 PM
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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY

But of course! And Roger D. Mucci beat me to the punch line.

Now where were we.

Feb 01, 2016 09:55 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Great question! Most are preparing their reply without digesting the question!

Feb 01, 2016 08:19 PM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

How do you answer if you don't know what the question is?

Feb 01, 2016 12:34 PM
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Linda Guess
Keller Williams Tri-Lakes Branson, MO - Branson, MO
Branson area real estate sales.

Yes, I do.  Occasionally, I see answers that don't apply to the entire question.

Feb 01, 2016 12:03 PM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
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Always.

Feb 01, 2016 11:48 AM
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Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
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I'm so confused!!! 

Feb 01, 2016 08:44 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

yes

Feb 01, 2016 10:32 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Thanks, Roger D. Mucci -- your nothing posts are the absolute best.  I'll be back to read the many comments you will likely receive.   Let me know about that recipe Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert talked about after the movie yesterday.  By the way Anna Banana Kruchten keeps asking me about that Mary Kay order...that kitty makeup concealer is a hot item.  

Have a great Wednesday!

Feb 01, 2016 10:22 PM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory.

Feb 01, 2016 09:40 PM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Yes I do.  What was the question?

Feb 01, 2016 09:30 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

It seems like a good idea to do so! But I will admit, I sometimes see answers that indicate that someone didn't read the question carefully enough.

Feb 01, 2016 08:20 PM
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Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning William. Absolutely and hope that the answer is appreciated.

Feb 01, 2016 05:20 PM
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TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Yes I do. Sometimes I answer what my heart tells me – LOL

Feb 01, 2016 05:15 PM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

Yes.

Feb 01, 2016 05:00 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH@Properties - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Yes!

Feb 01, 2016 11:18 AM
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Melissa Jackson REALTOR
Trinity Premier Properties - Azle, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

Yes and I don't have answers for them all. I totally see why you asked this question. 

Feb 01, 2016 10:40 AM
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Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor

Yes, I read the question but don't necessarily have an answer.

Feb 01, 2016 10:09 AM
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Women of Westchester Working Together
Women of Westchester Working Together - West Harrison, NY
Women helping Women get ahead

Yes, of course!

Feb 01, 2016 10:07 AM
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Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert
Richmond, TX

I am not sure how you can answer a question without reading it...just saying!

Feb 01, 2016 09:42 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Kinda hard to answer a specific question without reading it, although I might misinterpret it. Why do you ask?

Feb 01, 2016 09:12 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

Absolutely for me, though I know that everyone does not - HA! William Piotrowski

Feb 01, 2016 09:08 AM
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Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

I would hope we all read the question before answering them. However, my brain has been known to misinterpret what I read. (So my husband says)

Feb 01, 2016 08:59 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Yep!

Feb 01, 2016 08:51 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
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Yes, and sometimes I give a different answer.

May 02, 2019 09:03 PM
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Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Assistant

Yes I do.

Sep 16, 2016 07:01 AM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

William - Well I do, but I can't speak for others. Same thing goes with reading blog posts and commenting.

Feb 02, 2016 05:37 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Yes.  No.  Wait, what are we talking about?  ;)  Of course, how else do I know what to reply?

Feb 02, 2016 03:36 PM
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Evelyn M Epperson
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Johns Creek, GA
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Absolutely!

Feb 02, 2016 09:37 AM
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Gary Coles (International Referrals)
Venture Realty International - Las Vegas, NV
Latin America Real Estate

Yes -- I always read questions and blogs before I answer.

And my answer to this question is --  "Love the banana cream pie recipe"

Feb 02, 2016 07:13 AM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

I do.  And I read yours twice to make sure I wasn't missing something. 

Feb 02, 2016 03:45 AM
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Greg Large
ERA Real Solutions - Grove City, OH
A Tradition of Trust

Who has time for that when there are points to chase??? 

Feb 02, 2016 12:09 AM
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David Gibson CNE, 719-304-4684 ~ Colorado Springs Relocation
Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Relocation, Luxury & Lifestyle residential

William,
I always click through to be sure I have the complete question.

Feb 02, 2016 12:00 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

I do, yes or why answer?

Feb 01, 2016 11:35 PM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I did read this question.

Members are often answering just for the points so it makes little difference.

Feb 01, 2016 11:26 PM
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Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

What was the question again?

Feb 01, 2016 10:59 PM
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Jeanne Feenick
NextHome Premier - Basking Ridge, NJ
The Agent you choose REALLY does make a difference

I do - and I only answer those where I have something to contribute - but I get the point.  Sometimes, it looks a bit like a point grab.

Feb 01, 2016 09:30 PM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Well of course but do see many who dont

Feb 01, 2016 09:25 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

yes.

Feb 01, 2016 08:47 PM