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It's simple: Move and keep the decals!
HOA means that they live in a community that agreed to have restrictions and even signed documents pertaining to that at closing. It was up to him to decide to move in or lose his first amendment right to free speech via displays that are contrary to the HOA rules.
I personally would avoid any development with HOA and their associated restrictions. I know that I would be in trouble if I opened my 190E hood to find out what's ailing it. They will definitely fine me if the airbox was laying on the grass while the car is jacked up and the house music is thumping. What if my wife decided to sunbathe on the front lawn? I hear that HOA are worse than the Taliban
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I do not see how the stickers for the Marine Corps can be classified as advertising.
You don’t?

Then you need to recuse yourself from the thread as you are not viewing this objectively.
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It's simple: Move and keep the decals!
HOA means that they live in a community that agreed to have restrictions and even signed documents pertaining to that at closing. It was up to him to decide to move in or lose his first amendment right to free speech via displays that are contrary to the HOA rules.
I personally would avoid any development with HOA and their associated restrictions. I know that I would be in trouble if I opened my 190E hood to find out what's ailing it. They will definitely fine me if the airbox was laying on the grass while the car is jacked up and the house music is thumping. What if my wife decided to sunbathe on the front lawn? I hear that HOA are worse than the Taliban

Just keep your payments up or there will be hell to pay.........

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You don’t?

Then you need to recuse yourself from the thread as you are not viewing this objectively.
Huh oh, now he will give you the speech about how you are trampling on his rights to post without being objective and then proceed to tell you that now where in the BW by-laws does it say he has to be objective in his train of thought in any of his BW posts.....
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Huh oh, now he will give you the speech about how you are trampling on his rights to post without being objective and then proceed to tell you that now where in the BW by-laws does it say he has to be objective in his train of thought in any of his BW posts.....
Heaven forbid.
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Just keep your payments up or there will be hell to pay.........

Those rates are actually very cheap. Most fees in the DC area are much higher than that
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It's simple: Move and keep the decals!
HOA means that they live in a community that agreed to have restrictions and even signed documents pertaining to that at closing. It was up to him to decide to move in or lose his first amendment right to free speech via displays that are contrary to the HOA rules.
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But the restrictions are a proscription on advertising for commercial enterprises. The issue is the apparent misapplication of the rule.

Come on now, you're an educated person...I think. Read what the story said.

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But the restrictions are a proscription on advertising for commercial enterprises. The issue is the apparent misapplication of the rule.

Come on now, you're an educated person...I think. Read what the story said.
There is no misinterpretation. You live in a crappy HOA run facility, you obey the rules. Some even restrict putting out flags.. what if I wanted to hoist an American flag?
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There is no misinterpretation. You live in a crappy HOA run facility, you obey the rules. Some even restrict putting out flags.. what if I wanted to hoist an American flag?

I would assume HOA would send someone out to measure the size of your pole to see if it is of adequate size to hoist the size of your flag.......
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I'll admit, I never considered the possibility than an HOA can dictate what kind of car you drive and what color it must be. It's a car, not a home. Absolutely ridiculous, but even more ridiculous for anyone to volunteer to live under those sorts of captive terms. I live in an HOA area, and I both appreciate and support it. My HOA exists for the express purpose of protecting the natural environment, and assuring that this area never succumbs to urban sprawl.

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