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13 definitions by loftninja

 
1.
Home-o-phobia is the condition and social category of home-free people who not only lack housing, they refuse to get a home and refuse to maintain, regular, safe, and adequate shelter.
The term "home-o-phobic" applies to a person who chooses to be home-free because they see no reason to get a job, and thus choose to sleep in the street.
Byron is a home-o-phobic and its gotten so bad that he won't even sleep at other people's houses.
by loftninja April 13, 2009
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Home-Free is the condition and social category of people who lack housing, because they cannot afford, or are otherwise unable to maintain, regular, safe, and adequate shelter.
The term "home-free" includes the people whose primary daytime residence is in an institution that provides a residence for individuals intended to be institutionalized, or in a public or private place not designed for use as a regular sleeping conditions for human beings.
Its considered rude to call someone a homeless person, when all they really are is home-free.
by loftninja March 25, 2009
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Degentrification is when an area or neighborhood starts to gentrify so quickly that it does not 'organically' gentrify and certain elements of that process break down and begin to erode the process. (meaning, the process is too rapid to have ever happened over time, culturally and of its own accord.) In the case the north brooklyn, the gentrification has almost been forced or pushed by condo builders in order to sell condos offering incentives that they never had any intention of producing. When this happens, word spreads fast and those reasons which originally inspired people to move there become reversed and disappear.
Take a look at all of the condo buildings that have gone rental and you'll see degentrification at work.
by loftninja October 29, 2008
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The act of utilizing one's personal status update on Facebook, Twitter, Myspace etc. to start or continue a rap session. When such an act is performed depending on the skill of the rapper) others are encouraged to continue to rap by either writing their own response rap or continue the lyrics of the rap which has been put into play. At times, status raps can become actual rap battles.
Today, Loftninja continued his status rap from yesterday by adding four new verses and it was ill!
by loftninja July 06, 2009
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Artvertising is a form of advertising and communication that typically attempts to persuade potential customers with artistic backgrounds to purchase or to consume more of a particular brand of product or service. Whereas modern advertising developed with the rise of mass production in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, ARTvertising only developed in 1980s through the present utilizing art as primary form of advertising in attempts to appeal to a younger, more hip crowd.
Many new condo building developers are utilizing street art for selling their building's relevance to passers by, hence, ARTvertising may bring a younger crowd of buyers.
by loftninja July 19, 2009
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UNreal estate is a social term which describes the process through which a shady broker,landlord or property manager uses fictional or false information when listing anything permanently affixed to the land, such as buildings, specifically property that is fixed in location, for sale or rent on classified ads placed within the public realm. Said process could involve the offering of property which is not available (otherwise known as bait and switch), listing false characteristics of a property or just completely fabricating an entire listing.
Craigslist is so packed with UNreal estate garbage ads these day that I might have never found an apartment if it weren't for the Loftninja!
by loftninja August 17, 2009
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Tryvertising is a marketing parlance for a growing trend of experience-based consumption, or a kind of "test-driving" that can be applied to place as well as product.
When a certain area of Brooklyn was renamed "Greenwick," people began to consider moving there due to the clever tryvertising and artvertising by real estate agents.
by loftninja October 04, 2009
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