The Opposite of NIMBY: “Why CAN’T I Put it in My Backyard?!?”

Discounting(?) for a Conservation Easement NimbÄ“ noun:  “a person who objects to the siting of something perceived as unpleasant or potentially dangerous in their own neighborhood, such as a landfill or hazardous waste facility, especially while raising no such objections to similar developments elsewhere.” –definition, “Not in My Backyard.” In contrast to the traditional definition of...
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From NIMBY to YIMBY Without BARF’ing

“YIMBY” sounds like it’s an updated version of “Yippie,” the ’60’s counter-cultural movement. In fact, it’s the (inevitable?) backlash to NIMBY, short for “Not in My Backyard” (replace the “N” with a “Y” for “Yes”). YIMBY’s proponents argue that stratospheric Bay Area housing prices are ultimately explained by too little supply, thanks to politics. Ergo,...
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"Not in My Front Yard" ("NIMFY")

Real Estate Signs — the “Analog” Kind (vs. Symbolic) Sign, Sign everywhere a signBlocking out the scenery breaking my mindDo this, don’t do that can’t you read the sign –Lyrics, “Signs” Nobody likes real estate signs — until they want to sell their home! Then, if not your best friend, they’re at least a necessary...
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