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‘Master’ no longer used to
describe bathrooms and bedrooms
by Houston real estate group

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Posted By: Ribicon, 6/28/2020 11:51:26 AM

These bedrooms and bathrooms are nobody’s master. Earlier this month, the Houston Association of Realtors dropped the word “master” for specification, opting for “primary” as a more inclusive descriptor. “The Multiple Listing Service advisory group regularly reviews the terms and fields used in the MLS to make sure they are consistent with the current market environment,” read an association statement. “The updates to primary bedroom and primary bath were among nine requests for review that were submitted by members and considered at the most recent meetings.”(Snip) Dietrich von Biedenfeld, a business professor at the University of Houston, noted that the historic master/slave plantation dynamic


Know what's really not inclusive? Properties that would sell for $200K in one place that instead sell for more than $1 million elsewhere simply because the latter are in "desirable" areas with incredibly high real estate taxes and thus minimal Diversity, which is a perfectly legal way to keep the rabble away seeing how freedom of association is illegal. Just watch; Housing Fairness is just around the corner in our Great Leap Forward.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DVC 6/28/2020 11:58:24 AM (No. 459935)
Stupid people, doing stupid stuff. Boring.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bad-hair 6/28/2020 12:00:52 PM (No. 459938)
So now we have primary bedrooms and slave bedrooms ? Where did all the sane people go?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: NorthernDog 6/28/2020 12:02:09 PM (No. 459940)
I seem to recall this was tried before. But clients kept asking which room was the Master Bedroom. And no one has asked to see the Slave's Quarters since 1865.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Catfur27 6/28/2020 12:02:32 PM (No. 459942)
...can't say "master"...??? what kind of "bators" are we now gonna call all dem politicians???
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Reply 5 - Posted by: LadyVet 6/28/2020 12:13:37 PM (No. 459955)
They tried to change this to "owner's retreat," but people still used "master." Funny how the woke liberals want to change this because of "racissst!" but ignore the sexist part. Just wait until the LGBT mafia descends on BLM to claim the "woke" crown.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: marbles 6/28/2020 12:21:43 PM (No. 459964)
Masters Degree, Master Card, mastermind, and of course," self abuse ".
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Reply 7 - Posted by: wakeupcall 6/28/2020 12:24:13 PM (No. 459965)
I, for one, will not be sleeping in their primary bedroom. I am and will remain the master (Head) of my home and family just as God our Father commands us to be.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: IowaDad 6/28/2020 12:29:36 PM (No. 459971)
Wonderful new! This dramatic initiative will reduce the rate of blacks killing blacks downtown by at least 80 percent. Or was it by 0.002 percent? Only Biden knows
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Reply 9 - Posted by: subman47 6/28/2020 12:30:16 PM (No. 459973)
Some people have asked this question pertaining to other things but the question is how come none of this was brought up during the eight years Obama was president.? Wasn't a problem then but it's a big problem now? How come? Master is a slave term but it wasn't from 2008 to 2016. Aunt Jemima made great pancakes, Mrs. Butterworth was terrific maple syrup to put on those pancakes, Gone With The Wind was a classic book and film, The Masters golf tournament was the crown jewel of golf. Recently won by Tiger Woods. Abraham Lincoln, U.S. Grant and others are suddenly bad history. Not so during Obama's presidency. Gee I wonder what the problem is now? I'll have to think that one over for a while.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: HotRod 6/28/2020 12:30:21 PM (No. 459974)
That's a very stupid thing to do, but so is all the rest of the PC derangement. In the case of housing, and some other things, ''Master'' does not refer to a person, it refers to the ''primary'' bathroom or bedroom. IOW, the one normally occupied by the owner. Silly liberals....
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Reply 11 - Posted by: earlybird 6/28/2020 12:31:11 PM (No. 459975)
What does Dietrich von whoever think about master locks, master locks, masterpiece, “mastering [the art of….]”, masterwork,
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Enoch Powell 6/28/2020 12:34:27 PM (No. 459978)
Reminds me of Victorians who wouldn’t use the word ‘stomach’ or ‘leg’ in conversation... way too vulgar and scandalous. Of course prostitution was rampant during the latter part of the nineteenth century.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: StrikingViking 6/28/2020 12:41:51 PM (No. 459990)
There goes golf's greatest tourney, The Masters. Master recordings of concerts are out. Attaining union status as a master plumber is verboten. Mastering a technique is impermissible. Getting a Master's Degree in Boneheadedness Studies will be encouraged, so that many more of these idiotic decisions may be made into the indefinite future.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: jacksin5 6/28/2020 12:43:03 PM (No. 459993)
Master Electrician, Master Plumber, Master Carpenter. You know, the ones who tutor the Apprentices?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Safari Man 6/28/2020 12:45:48 PM (No. 459999)
In a fit of wokosity, I removed the master brake cylinder from my racist car. However I was unable to stop when all the BLM/Antifa were blocking the road. Funny how carma works.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Winstonian 6/28/2020 12:50:31 PM (No. 460003)
I told my wife about this, got an eye roll. I also told her that when our kids come over with the grandchildren everyone will now have to use the primary bathroom.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/28/2020 12:50:45 PM (No. 460004)
They tried this in the past in the electronics industry too, where we had "Master" and "Slave" systems. Nothing ever worked as well as those terms to succinctly describe the system, so the whiny objections of the leftists were ignored. Same was true of use of the word "Jig" as a tool for creating multiple identical parts. The leftists wanted that removed from the lexicon also. That fell by the wayside, as well. It's difficult to police the entire country.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Fitzroy 6/28/2020 12:50:45 PM (No. 460005)
I can deal with this as long as the work "governor" is next.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Brooks 6/28/2020 12:51:48 PM (No. 460007)
What happens if you have an MBA....Master of Business Administration, I bet that is a no/no now!
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Reply 20 - Posted by: TJ54 6/28/2020 1:11:09 PM (No. 460038)
Houston is libtard central, no surprise. Would never live there
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 6/28/2020 1:18:37 PM (No. 460046)
Gee - - do I have to stop referring to our former president as Master B. Clinton? I hope Lucianne doesn't go all PC on us.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Highlander 6/28/2020 1:19:23 PM (No. 460047)
Every day brings something new and ridiculous. Soon, we will all be in little two-by-two-six foot boxes, just to be completely pacified by the left! Holes will be for food and water.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: LesUNo 6/28/2020 1:20:45 PM (No. 460048)
All that work so long ago and now my MSN gets tossed out the window. And just when you think this pandering can’t get more ridiculous.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Smart11344 6/28/2020 1:33:05 PM (No. 460062)
In radio, TV and Movies, there is always the MASTER cut. Has nothing to do with race. It is just the final finished product that copies are master from. Ignorance sure is frustrating. How about the master cylinder for your car's brakes?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Sunhan65 6/28/2020 2:13:01 PM (No. 460099)
Gee, I guess we can give up on re-mastering any more classic recordings by black musicians.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Rotten in Denmark 6/28/2020 2:13:32 PM (No. 460100)
Ok ok, let’s go with “The Lord and Grand Poohbah/Exalted Grand Great one’s room”.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: EQKimball 6/28/2020 2:15:25 PM (No. 460102)
So when the disciples of Jesus would address him as “Master,” was it because they were his slaves? Was Jesus a racist?
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Reply 28 - Posted by: anniebc 6/28/2020 2:28:36 PM (No. 460113)
I'd make a realtor keep searching until she found me a house with two master beds and baths.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Right Time 6/28/2020 2:39:11 PM (No. 460119)
Master Bedroom, Master Bathroom, Master's Tournament, Master Safecracker, Master Thief, Master Plan, Masterpiece Theater, The Old Masters, Master Lock, Master Key, Master Controller.......... These glaringly racist terms are keeping me up at night, every night.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Philipsonh 6/28/2020 2:46:21 PM (No. 460125)
The insane part of all this "racist" B .S. associated with names, statues , etc. is that 99% of Whites have NEVER associated the names with Blacks or racism. I definitely NEVER DID, because it does not apply. Hope the computer nerds remember that in certain units there is a master drive and a slave drive, and unless the computer is racist, it has NOTHING to do with racism. It means main/primary and/or secondary. I am so tired of this garbage that I rarely get past a headline any longer. PS: My college roommate was a Black youth from Tx., and I was a White youth from NYS. We are still friends, decades later. The Leftists and Racists are driving the curremnt divisive chaos.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: 4Justice 6/28/2020 4:01:24 PM (No. 460157)
Can someone help me make a website so I can start fighting this NOW?? I don't have the know how or money to do it, but I can write, I can persuade, I can cover any and every subject necessary. Let's stop this stupidity. JanineC4(at) yahoo.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: volksford 6/28/2020 5:10:12 PM (No. 460188)
Bat sh@T CRAZY !
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Reply 33 - Posted by: MickTurn 6/28/2020 6:50:49 PM (No. 460235)
Well MY Master Bedroom and MASTER Bath are just fine. They don't even feel bad about this stupid rule!
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Reply 34 - Posted by: joew9 6/28/2020 6:57:21 PM (No. 460247)
Frankly I think they should start calling those big useless jetted tubs flower pots. In many of the houses I look at on Zillow they are commonly filled with potted ferns. We have one. Since 1989 it's been used once. Just to see if it worked.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Firebase 6/28/2020 7:04:36 PM (No. 460250)
Just think about what the blacks have been complaining about for years and years, decades and decades, a lack of INCLUSION. So now here they are pretending they are offended by a black person's image on a box of food or a healthcare product label and begin erasing themselves, even from products that have no relation to slavery, abuse or derogatory representation. So are they staying on-target of their original complaint or have they forgotten because the democrats are using them like a tool and managed to "nudge" them into this new, completely opposite way of thinking? It's hypocrisy galore. Having a black person's image on a box of food never stopped me from purchasing it before but he changes will, now.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: DrOstrow 6/28/2020 7:18:26 PM (No. 460258)
Somebody help me here - I'm stuck in a racist location simply covered with WHITE cumulo clouds !! This is beyond insanity.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: coyote 6/28/2020 7:51:21 PM (No. 460266)
Rather amusing to watch the woke folks dance to this tune.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: pinger 6/28/2020 9:09:50 PM (No. 460306)
If LGBTQ+ People never existed the world civilization would be approximately five minutes behind where it is right now. Somehow we would survive…
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 6/28/2020 9:50:19 PM (No. 460322)
Not everyone can afford a bed, should we use the term bedroom? It might make someone feel poor. Den implies a wild animal. That could be insulting. Dining room implies you sit down to eat with a family. Not everyone has that experience. Lovely structure with three sleeping rooms, two gathering rooms, two toilet areas and more.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 6/28/2020 10:31:33 PM (No. 460339)
Who cares! Call it what you will. Stupid!
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