"Our hobby is finding old, run-down Victorian houses and levelling them."
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"We had an expert restore all the original shag carpeting."
Dark Thoughts in Buckingham Palace
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Future Candidates For "Colorization"
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"That's Joyce-Rob's second wife. She had to do quite a job of restoration on him."
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'Seizure of the Pepys Diaries'
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"This is one of those subway stations they've restored to their original state."
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Ellis K., Appliance Faith Healer
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"Well, we're down to bare brick, natural wood, and raw nerves."
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