Conrad  Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor (Re/Max Professional Associates)

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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

LOL - well that problem is now solved!

May 28, 2016 11:06 PM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

You mean it wasn't my Uncle Sam.  I'm crushed.  

May 29, 2016 04:20 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Knew most of this. Did not know Congress recognized him in 1961!

May 29, 2016 01:09 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I learn more from your questions and answers than from anyone else.... you're so good, Conrad...

May 29, 2016 12:11 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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Thanks for the meaty answer, Conrad.  

May 28, 2016 11:11 PM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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Yes sir, I knew the answer, one out of a thousand is not bad for me

May 28, 2016 09:20 PM
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Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

Very interesting. Now, every time my kids call my brother Uncle Sam, I am going to ponder where is the beef.

May 28, 2016 02:21 PM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Interesting. 

May 28, 2016 02:00 PM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

      Uncle Sam needs a good b-tch slap, to remind him that We the People are in charge of this country!

May 28, 2016 10:21 AM
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Raj Taj
RE/MAX - Lake Bluff, IL
Drive By Blessings!

Well, guess I was kind of close with the beef jerky.

May 28, 2016 09:55 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Agent Retired

As soon as I saw 'beef' I remembered. Good question Conrad.

May 28, 2016 09:48 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Interesting ... Now I can't get "where's the beef?" out of my head. 

May 28, 2016 09:19 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Conrad,

So now we know where the beef is?  Thanks, A

May 28, 2016 08:35 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Thanks Conrad Allen , a very interesting fact.

 

May 28, 2016 08:19 AM
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Sybil Campbell
Fernandina Beach, FL
Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida

Thanks for that interesting trivia!

May 30, 2016 01:52 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

That is cool!  I never knew.  Thanks!

May 30, 2016 11:58 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Thanks for the answer, Conrad. I knew this way back in the deep dark recesses of my mind, but couldn't pull it out.

May 29, 2016 11:02 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

That is so weird....I did not expect that tax term came from a beef seller. 

May 29, 2016 05:55 PM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Prettu soon you will need a "Rest of the Story' to replace Paul Harvey's segments.

May 29, 2016 12:28 AM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Well that explains it!! LOL!

May 28, 2016 11:30 PM
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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

and now we know!

May 28, 2016 10:15 PM
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Susan Laxson CRS
Premier Sotheby's International Realty - Naples, FL
Realtor in Naples & Marco Island, FL

That is interesting and I never would have known it or inquired about it without Q&A on ActiveRain!

May 28, 2016 10:10 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thanks for the trivia.

May 28, 2016 09:03 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Thank you.

May 28, 2016 08:51 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

You are a fount of information, Conrad Allen

May 28, 2016 06:34 PM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

I knew that! 

May 28, 2016 12:38 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Conrad Allen - interesting research for sure..

May 28, 2016 12:26 PM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
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Well, I'll be!  That was a great trivia question and now I know the answer!  Thanks!

May 28, 2016 12:20 PM
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Lisa Von Domek
Lisa Von Domek Team - Dallas, TX
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!

See, I knew that but I had forgotten...

May 28, 2016 12:17 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

And his initials, "U.S." helped.

May 28, 2016 11:34 AM
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FN LN
Toronto, ON

Interesting tidbit of info.

May 28, 2016 11:23 AM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Conrad Allen Thanks for the history on origin of "Uncle Sam"

May 28, 2016 11:03 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Conrad Allen I don't see any connection between this and the patriotic symbol it has become.

May 28, 2016 09:40 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Thanks Conrad, Now we know.

May 28, 2016 09:28 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Thanks for the trivia this Memorial Day Weekend.

May 28, 2016 08:57 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Samuel Adams provided free drink so uncle Samuel became uncle Sam.

May 28, 2016 08:44 AM
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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

I guess I didn't know it before.  that's quite interesting

May 28, 2016 08:24 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I learn so many things here on AR

May 28, 2016 08:21 AM