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Curbed Reader Comment Round Up

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The best posts usually originate in our comments. To give appreciation to our amazing (and sometimes angry) commenters we feature their broad strokes of wisdom in a tidy comment roundup.

Angry Gays Still Manage To Be Very Funny "...I have many friends who are contemplating no longer calling California their home because of Prop. 8's passing. This measure has a huge impact on the way people live and feel in this city and state, you had better believe it. For those of you that think prop. 8 postings are for homos, pretend instead that women have suddenly lost their right to vote. In California.."

Landscape Changers (Multiple suggestions on what to do with empty big box stores): "Now that everybody's too broke to golf, it's time for the return of Bowling Alleys!; "Lazer Tag arenas!; "Ballroom dancing might work well in these large areas"; "indoor go-kart racing!"

Beverly Hills Horse Race: Measure H Pulls Ahead "I wish the Hilton owners would look at these results and revise their project, even if they narrowly prevail in the final vote count. Half the voters of Beverly Hills are against it -- and that's after the Yes side outspent the No side by approximately 65 to 1. (According to the Courier, Yes on H spent somewhere in the neighborhood of $3.1 million -- about $450 per vote. No on H reportedly spent $50,000, or about $7 per vote.) When you outspend the other side 65 to 1, and the final vote is within a fraction of a percent, it means there is something seriously wrong with your project."