How Three Dozen Morons Influence Anti Landlord Media

How Three Dozen Morons Influence Anti Landlord Media

14:11 PM, 24th August 2016, About 7 years ago 9

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Three Dozen Morons Control Anti Landlord Media

Their leader has been praying for a House Price Crash for years, he’s even set up a forum dedicated to helping to create one!

By his own admission he can afford to buy a place of his own but has always chosen not to. What a plonka!

His strategy is based on hope and he’s recruited around three dozen other complete and utter fruitcakes to help him to destroy the private rented sector in order to create his Eutopia, a House Price Crash.

I thought about calling his followers “like-minded” but I decided not to based on clear evidence that they are incapable of thinking for themselves.

Of course, their leader hides behind anonymity, as do his loyal puppy dogs who think they are smart.

Their inept choices never to have invested into property and extreme jealousy motivates them to get up every morning and to scour the newspapers for articles to comment on. They don’t engage properly of course, their leader has made it his life mission to feed them antagonistic one liners to cut and paste into the comments sections of the online articles which they direct each other to.

Just think, one of these people might be renting one of your properties or even be employed by you!

If you doubt me, look up any online article published in the Natrional media last week about property or landlords and read the comments. After you have read a few you will see the pattern, it’s all the same people posting the anti landlord comments. Sadly the media have failed to recognise this.

Whenever anybody writes negatively about landlords they heap praise on them and seem to think they’ve found the next Messiah. On the other hand, if anybody has anything positive to say about property investment they immediately brand them as Demons and seek to metaphorically drown them or burn them at the stake with abusive language.

The problem with this is that they create so much media noise, a deafening amount for such a small minority, and this leads the Newspaper columnists being fooled into believing the comments of these morons are representative of their entire readership. Accordingly, the columnists write more of the same old crap and slowly but surely the anti-landlord religion continues to grow.

So what can be done about it?

Arguing with these creatures is futile. They will merely drag you down to their own level and then beat you at their own game.

A better alternative is to ignore their comments and to post what you want the general population to read about landlords but that all takes a lot of time and effort. Great if you can do it though, it all helps.

What will really make a difference is when landlords are able to communicate clear, concise and well researched issues to journalists with a united voice. A voice which truly represents all of the existing landlord focused organisations and quotes them positively. Right now this doesn’t exist.

Most journalists will admit to having very limited research time. What they crave is well drafted articles quoting credible sources. Shelter and Generation rent do this very well but landlords do not.

We need to fix this!

As one of the leading online News providers and forums for landlords Property118 is well placed to collate the information. However, we lack the time, media contacts and resources to curate credible media releases for the benefit of financial press. They answer to this dilemma is to raise money to pay for it. We are not asking for much, just £10 a month.

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James Fraser

22:08 PM, 24th August 2016, About 7 years ago

And any landlords willing to cultivate journalists, nationally or locally, or indeed to grow local groups of landlords who watch and respond to media reports, please please do so!

The more landlords banding together to fight negative media against us, the better.

If you need any info/quotes/reports to justify or back up your position, please just ask on here and one of the team will respond with the relevant facts.

Go get 'em!


23:48 PM, 24th August 2016, About 7 years ago

They are bitter and infantile. Best ignored.

Mark Shine

22:32 PM, 25th August 2016, About 7 years ago

3 dozen? You may well be right - how did you calculate that figure? I thought they had considerably less than 36 hardcore nutter 24/7 keyboard warrior 'leaders' using multiple usernames across the net. I think I know who their original messiah is/was and its very clear who their new messiah is, or so he/she/it thinks they are.

SimonP SimonP

1:51 AM, 26th August 2016, About 7 years ago

Quite apart from the vagueness about anonymous people, this article could do with a jolly good spell-checker.

Mark Shine

22:49 PM, 22nd November 2016, About 6 years ago

I see the HPC 'delusionalists' are very active on twitter again tonight, as they were last night.

Although they seem to prefer using multiple online IDs, and manipulating 24/7/365, I am still not convinced that there is quite as many as 36 of them.

They now seem to be focusing their energies on sending the screenshot of one particular random post that one landlord (who has made 335 posts on P118, 2,226 posts on PT to date) made on this forum and claiming this is somehow conclusive proof that ALL private LLs who use gearing are undoubtedly scum whilst ALL corporate 'big boy' LLs are unquestionably saints regardless of how they are financed.


23:16 PM, 22nd November 2016, About 6 years ago

Reply to the comment left by "Mark Shine" at "22/11/2016 - 22:49":

I really don't understand why they bother - surely they have something better to do with their time than to monitor the website of business people? If they spend the time they spend on this website in a second job they would probably save enough for a deposit!

OK, not everyone loves their tenants, but they are not always pleasant people. But for business people like ourselves, they are the income part of the equation - just as we will get the best out of our mortgage provider (and vice versa) we must also get the best out of our tenants - as rent payers, as advertising for our services, and at times as part of a political campaign. In return we give them a home and do our best to make them feel comfortable.

This is a mutually beneficial relationship. I think that overall the tenants do best out of this - without us they would be homeless, but without them, I would simply be without a second income.

Mark Shine

19:49 PM, 25th November 2018, About 4 years ago

I’m not sure if Larry is aware who the 3 dozen ⌨️ keyboard warriors that Mark A refers to in the above article are or what they do? I would not actually be surprised if the govt themselves or even shelter do not fully appreciate the extent of the ‘input’ from the 36 either.

I’m not sure if 36 is the actual number of them or a few more or a few less, but in a nutshell.... this relatively small number of people basically spend 24/7/365 ‘selling their wares’ (they are relentless and often devious manipulators) on most online property related media outlets, forums, comments sections etc and of course at their own HQ (hpc) as well as often trying to smooch up to genuinely influential Tweeters such as @nearlylegal and

Members of that same relatively small group have made attacks on your efforts to date Larry and will continue to exploit ANY weaknesses or angles to launch counter attacks. For this reason your comms ppl need to be fully aware of their existence and be reasonably media savvy so you don’t give the ‘three dozen’ any more early Xmas pressies 🎄🎁!!

Old Mrs Landlord

21:23 PM, 25th November 2018, About 4 years ago

Reply to the comment left by SimonP SimonP at 26/08/2016 - 01:51
Yes, starting with plonker and utopia.


21:23 PM, 26th November 2018, About 4 years ago

Reply to the comment left by Mark Shine at 25/11/2018 - 19:49
I am sure that Larry will be more than a match for a few keyboard warriors who do not understand basic economics or life in general.

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