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Post: #38698 Boots
Sat Oct 28, 2006 2:05 pm

When I had my mud pit going it was positioned in the side of hill. I have to say that the thought of going sideways crossed my mind many times.... but it would be a heck of a lot of work, digging out rooms by hand!

Looks fantastic though...

In WA we have a lot of homes underground, as the equipment is already handy for the mines, I guess. They totally fascinate me.

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Post: #38719 Muddypause
Sat Oct 28, 2006 8:32 pm

Y'know, the thought keeps occuring to me - I can't afford a building plot, but I could afford, say, a corner of woodland which would never get permission to build. But supposing I just started to dig downwards, and no one ever found out...

Might need Gunners to help with that little project.
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Post: #38731 Wombat
Sat Oct 28, 2006 11:57 pm

Good idea Muddy, next time I'm over I'll give you a hand!

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Post: #38740 Boots
Sun Oct 29, 2006 8:28 am

Maybe you could enter into a deal with a mudbrick builder...

You rent a corner of his land and while you go down, s/he can convert what you pull out, so s/he can go up with it! :mrgreen:
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Post: #47412 the.fee.fairy
Sat Jan 27, 2007 2:51 pm

another good plan!!

Maybe get somewhere you're only allowed one storey...then you can go down and up at the same time.


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