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上外版英语高级视听说上册听力原文

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上外版英语高级视听说上册听力原文UnitPiratesoftheInternetIt‘snosecretthatonlinepiracyhasdecimatedthemusicindustryasmillionsofpeoplestoppedbuyingCDsandstartedstealingtheirfavoritesongsbydownloadingthemfromtheinternetNowthehigntechthievesarecomingafterHollywoodIllegaldownloadingoffulllengthfeaturefilmsisarelativelynewphenomenon,butit‘sbecomingeasierandeasiertodoThepeoplerunningAmerica‘smoviestudiosknowthatiftheydon‘tdosomethingandfasttheycouldbeinthesameboatastherecordcompaniesCorrespodent:―What‘sreallyatstakeforthemovieindustrywithallthisprivacy‖Chernin:―Well,Ithink,youknow,ultimately,ourabsolutefeatures‖PeterCherninrunsthCenturyFox,oneofthebiggeststudiosinHollywoodHeknowsthepiratesoftheInternetaregainingonhimCorrespont:―Doyouknowhowmanymoviesarebeingdownloadedtoday,inoneday,intheUnitedStates‖Chernin:―Ithinkit‘sprobablyinthehundredsofthousands,ifnotmillions‖Correspondent:―Andit‘sonlygoingtogrow‖Chernin:―It‘sonlygoingtogrowSomebodycanputaperfectdigitalcopyupontheinternetAperfectdigitalcopy,allrightAndwillthatcameoutappearedtobethestumpofmyforearmbecauseIlookeddownandIjustsawthegushingstump,arteriesexposedandbonesandallsorts,andIthoughtIhadleftmyhandinsidehisstomachIsaid,IcandealwiththisAndnowforthenextone,"BovimrecallsHeeventuallymanagedtopullthathandout,too,andthesharkswamawayExhaustedandlosingbloodfast,BovimsomehowmanagedtoswimyardstoshoreDoctorsmanagedtosavenotonlyhislifebutsomeuseofhishandsNowhedevoteshimselftocampaigningagainstthewaymosttouroperatorsconducttheirbusinessesBovimsaysputtingchumorbaitinthewaterisdomesticatingawildanimal"It'scommonknowledge:Don'tfeedwildanimalsWhyisthistheonlywildanimalyouareallowedtofeedinAfrica,isagreatwhitesharkIt'sbizarre"CBS)SharkattacksusedtobevirtuallyunheardofhereButtherehavebeeneightinthepasttwoyearsTwopeoplediedonthesamebeachthisyearaloneSharkspottershavebeenhiredtomaintainaconstantvigilAndmanyhavejoinedBovim'scampaignforlegislationtobanbaitingandchumming,legislationwhichalreadyexistsinFloridaandHawaiiButtouroperatorsclaimthatlinkingtheirpracticestosharkattacksisridiculous"Asyoucanseehere,I'vegottwosmalltunaandacoupleofsardines,anycommercialfishingboatthatisgoingoutonanygivendayisputtingfishintothewatertoattractotherfishuptotheboattocatchitThey'redoingnothingdifferenttous,"saysChrisFallowsButsomepeoplesaythatthisissortoflikeputtingmeatinfrontofalioninagamepark"Itsaninevitabilityofgoingintotheocean,andwhenyou'vegotmillionsofpeopleusingtheseatherearegoingtobeinstanceswherepeoplearegoingtobeattacked,it'sassimpleasthat,"saysFallowsWell,itwasn'tassimpleasthattothepeoplewhoburnedFallows'boatinwhatwasseenasaprotestagainstsharktourismOtherpeoplearedirectingtheirangeratthesharksthemselvesVigilantesarevowingtotaketheirboatsoutandshootsharks,anysharks,whetherornottheyweretheactualkillersTodampenthehysteria,localconservationistsputoutacommercialwhichbeginsjustlike"Jaws"ThecommercialpointsoutthatthenumberofpeoplekilledbysharksworldwideistinyLastyear,justninepeoplediedBycomparison,thecommercialsays,werekilledbytoastersButfearofsharksissodeep,psychologistswilltellyou,thatstatisticsandcommercialscan'tgetbelowthesurface"We'retalkingaboutsomethingthathumansdon'texperienceeverydayBeingonthemeallistofsomebodyelseisavery,veryunusualexperience,"saysUniversityofCapeTownpsychologistandsurferDrHelgoSchomerDrSchomertreatspeoplewithsharkphobia,ortriestoWhydoesthethoughtofgettingbitten,eatenorkilledbyasharkevokesuchterrorandfear,comparedtootherwaysofgettingkilled"NothingcomesclosetoitYoumentionedbeingeatenYouknow,youcandieinotherways,butdyingissomethingwedon'twanttotouch,it'satabooissueButnowbeingeaten,thatmeansImightbealive,Imightactuallyfeelwhat'sgoingtohappentome,"saysDrSchomer"Ihave,infact,heardsharkscomparedtoterrorists,thattheyaresomehowmoredemonicthanotherbeings,"Simonremarks(CBS)But,infact,sharkshavefarmoretofearfromushumansandourindustrialfishingfleets,whichbringinmillionsharksayearInsomeregions,sharkpopulationsaredownpercent,andsomespeciesareapproachingextinctionWhyisthishappeningTheanswerboilsdown,literally,tosoupSharkfinsoupInChina,it'sbeenanexpensivestatussymbolformillenniaChefsintheemperor'scourtwereoncebeheadediftheyprepareditincorrectlyButthesedays,withChinabooming,morepeoplecanpay$forabowlFinningsharksisabilliondollarbusiness,andit'snotaprettysightThat'sbecauseassoonasasharkiscaught,hisfinsarecutoffandheisthrownoverboard,alive,tosinktothebottomanddrownInSouthAfricaandafewothercountries,it'sacrimetodothatButgiventhehighpriceofsoup,it'saverycommoncrimeWhat'safinworthAlargeonecancostthousandsofdollarsAndtheblackmarketinfinsistoughtopolicebecausemostofthesharksarecaughtininternationalwaterswherethere'snolawagainstfinningButonland,lawscanbeenforcedInCapeTownrecently,authoritiesraidedseveralprocessingplantsownedbyHongKongChineseSeventonsoffinswereconfiscatedIt'snottheshark'sfaultthatwehavedemonizedhimforsolongBesides,weneedourdemonsThey'vebeenwithus,inourminds,aslongasgodsSothenexttimeyou'reinaChineserestaurantandfeellikesomesoup,whynotsticktotheeggdrop,orthewontonGivethesharkabreakUnitFelicityThewordmeanshappinessFortheactressFelicityHuffman,itwouldseemtobetheperfectnamerightnowShehasahitTVshow,"DesperateHousewives"AndshestarsinanewmoviethatisgeneratingOscartalkinwhichsheplaysamandeterminedtobeawomanBut,likemostactors,FelicityHuffmanrememberstheunfelicitousyearsofstruggleandunemploymentAndshetellsMinutescorrespondentLesleyStahlsheisamazedathowthingshavechangedUntilrecently,Huffmansaysshewasn'trecognizedasatelevisionstar,butthathaschanged"Thelastmonthpeoplehaverecognizedme,monthandahalf,"HuffmansaysDoesshelikeit"Itdoesn'thappenthatoften,"shesaysWhenaskedifshecanstilldoaneverydaytasklikegroceryshopping,shesays"Oh,God,totally""Atthesametime,IwasinBarney'sandsomeonecameandtappedmeontheshoulderandIwaslike,'Hereitcomes'AndIturnedaroundShegoes,'Couldyoutellmewheretheglovesandscarvesare,please'"Huffmanrecalls,laughing"AndIthought,'AtleastIlooklikeIworkatBarney'sI'mlookin'good'"At,FelicityHuffmanfindshercareerfinallylookinggoodShewonanEmmyfor"DesperateHousewives"lastSeptemberShealsogarneredtwoGoldenGlobenominationslastmonth:onefor"Housewives"andoneforhermovie"Transamerica"It'sthestoryofaman,Stanley,who'sintheprocessofbecomingawoman,Bree,throughasexchangeoperationIt'saroleHuffmantackleswithgreathumanityShestudiedforthepartbygoingtoconventionsoftransgenderedpeopleAnd,astheyoftendo,shetookvoicelessons"Thehormonesdon'tchangeyourvoice,"Huffmanexplains"Whenyoutakeestrogen…itdoesn'traiseyourvoiceImean,youcanlooklikeKateMossandsoundlikeJamesEarlJones"Shelearnedeverythingshecouldaboutthesexchangeprocess"IlearnedfemininitylikeaforeignlanguageYouknow,it'snotthis,it'snotthiskindofwalk,"shesays,demonstratinghowaguywalksAndhowdoesaguylearntowalklikeawoman"Youlearn,well,whatshouldIdowithmyshouldersWell,holdthembackWhatdoIwithmyarmsWell,sucktheminsotheydon'tlookbigAnd,so,youwalklikethat,"Huffmansays,showinghowhercharacter,Bree,walksAllthepraiseshehasbeengettingfor"Transamerica"issweetvindicationforsomeonewhospentalongtimeasadesperateactressIntheyearsbefore"DesperateHousewives,"HuffmanwasinalotofTVshows,thatshesays"diedyoung""GreatshowsthatweshotandneverwentanywhereSoIthoughtthatthatwassortof,thatIwasthe…thatIwasthecursedone,"shesaysShestarredin"SportsNight,"agreatshowthatneverfoundabigaudienceOvertheyearsshehadcameoroleson,amongothers,"LawOrder,"and"Frasier"Shewasneveroutofworkforlong,butshewasneverquiteastar,eitheruntil"Housewives"camealongHuffmanadmitsshewasinsecureabouttheshow"IthoughtIwasgoingtogetfiredIreallydid"Butfromtheveryfirstepisode,Huffman'scharacterLynetteScavowithherpainfulauthenticitytouchedanervewithdesperatehousewivesaroundthecountryHercharacterisatherwit'senddealingwithbrattykidsandahornyhusbandLynette'sdefiningmomentcamewhenshewadedintothepoolatamemorialservice,nolesstogetthekidsout"IthinkLynette'sexperienceofmotherhoodparallelsmyexperienceofmotherhood,"saysHuffmanInreallife,sheadmitssheisaharriedmother"Oh,yeah,I'moutofcontrolIspentyesterdayoutofcontrolIspentlastnightoutofcontrol,"shesaysShowingMinutesaroundWisteriaLane,shemayhavelookedassunnyasherCaliforniasundressbutthedaybeforehadbeenalongoneontheset,followedbyarestlessnightwithtwocrankykids"Ihavetotalktoyoutoday,andI'mgonnabestupidandtired,"shesays,laughing"Andlookold!"Talkingaboutinsecurity,Huffmansaysshedoesn'tthinksheisbeautiful"I'mnotsorta,going,youknow,'Poorme,'orbeingselfdeprecatingIthinkmyfaceisfine,"shesays"ImeanIlikemyfaceandit'sdonemewell,sofar,myfaceBut,youknow,I'mnotabeauty"Ofcourse,thebar'sprettyhighwhenyouworkaneyelashawayfromthelikesofTeriHatcher,MarciaCross,EvaLongoriaandNicolletteSheridanWhatdoesHuffmanmakeofeverybodyassumingthatthecastmembersaregoingtobeinacatfightallthetime"Youknow,they'vebeensayingweweregonnafightsincebeforewestartedairing,"Huffmansays"We'dalwaysopenuptheragsandgo,'Oh,look,Teri,I'mnottalkingtoyouAndEva'sdrunk'"Huffmandeniesthereistensionamongthecast"NoThedaysthatweallshoottogetherarethefunnestdaysonsetUm,Idon'tthinkfunnestisaword,butiftherewere,Iwoulduseit,"shesays"No,it'sawonderfulgroupEveryone,mostofushavebeenaroundtheblockacoupleoftimes,sowe'reverygratefulWe'reprofessionalsWeworkhard"Onsisterhood,she'sanexpertFelicity,"Flicka,"asthefamilycallsher,grewupinWoodyCreek,ColoShewastheyoungestofeightchildrenSevensistersandabrother"BythetimeIcamealongmymomwassotired,"Huffmansays,laughing"EightchildrenImean,I'mlosingmymindwithtwo"Huffmansaysshewasahappychild"IthinkIwasloudandobnoxious,whichisprobablywhymymotherwaslike,'I'mgonnasendyoutoactingcamp,'"shesays,laughingShewasbarelyoutofactingcampwhenshegotherfirstpayingjobonaTVafterschoolspecialFlickawasHerrealtrainingcameonthestageinNewYork,whereshefellunderthespellofplaywrightDavidMametToday,she'sstillakeymemberofMamet'sAtlanticTheaterCompanyItwashere,yearsago,thatshemetthemanshewouldeventuallymarry,actorWilliamHMacy"ShewasadreamgirlShewasIwassweptaway,literally,"MacysaysMacyknowsathingortwohimselfabouthowfamecantakeitsownsweettimeHisbreakthroughfilmwasFargo,whichcameoutwhenMacywasForyearsbeforethat,hehadknockedaroundmovies,TVandtheNewYorkstage,sometimesteachingactingclassestopaythebills"Ourfriendsaid,'There'sthisgirlwho'sgonnabeinyourclassYou'regonnaloveherHernameisFlickaHuffman,'"MacysaysHuffmanwashisstudentWhatwasMacylikeasateacher"HewasinsightfulCharmingVeryempoweringHemadeyoufeellikeyoucoulddoit,"HuffmansaysTheymarriedeightyearsagoAttheirwedding,HuffmanwaswalkeddowntheaislebyhermotherHerfatherhaddied"Butyouknow,Iwantedmymothertowalkmedowntheaisle,"Huffmansays"Um,shereallyraisedmeTheygotdivorcedwhenIwasaboutAndmyfatherwasawonderfulman,andmymotherraisedme"HuffmanandMacyhaveworkedtogetheroftenonTV,inthemoviesandonthestageAretheymethodactors"IthinksoIthink,yesYeah,absolutelyWeare,"saysMacy"Weare"Huffmanasks"Yeah,"Macyreplies"Ididn'tknowthat…Yougottatellmethisstuff,"HuffmansaysAsforheractingin"Transamerica":there'ssomeironyinthefactthatbodyimageandthequestionofwhatmakesuswhowearearethemesattheheartofthefilm"ThefirstimagethatyouseeFelicityinthisfilmisshockingbecausesheisbuttugly,"jokesMacyInheryoungeryears,FelicityhadherownissueswithherbodyShehadaneatingdisorder,sufferingfrombulimiaWhatwasgoingon"Justsortofwhat'sgoingonwithalotofwomenandgirlsthat,youknow,justcan'tbethinenough,"Huffmansays"Can'tbethinenoughCan'tbethinenoughHatemybody,hatemybody,hatemybodyYouknow"ButHuffmansaysshegottherapyand"workeditout"Butforher,themovieexperiencehaditsdarkersidetoo,asshebegantorelatemoreandmoretohercharacter"Ithinkshe'sexcruciatinglyselfconsciousIthinkit'shardforhertowakeupinherownskin,"saysHuffmanHowdidsheconnectwiththat"Oh,comeon,Ithinkeveryonecanconnectwiththat,"saysHuffman"No,"Stahlreplies"ReallyYoudon'tthinkeveryonehaspainintheirlives"Huffmanasks"Ithinkeveryonehasthemoments…Butno,Ithinkmaybeyouconnectedforsomereason,inadeeperway,"Stahlsays"Idid,"saysHuffman"Imean,Iknowwhatit'sliketo,Iknowwhatit'sliketowakeupandbeinagonyinyourownskinIdo,yeah"Huffmansaysshedoesn'tknowwhy"It'sjustthewayIam,Idon'tknow"Huffmanhastwolittlegirls,butgivesasurprisinganswerwhenaskedifmotherhoodisthebestexperienceinherlife"No,no,andIresentthatquestion,"Huffmansays"BecauseIthinkitputswomeninanuntenableposition,becauseunlessIsaytoyou,'Oh,Lesley,it'sthebestthingI'veeverdonewithmywholelife,'I'mconsideredabadmotherAndjustwhenIsaidnoyou,youwentback"Doesshethinksheisagoodmother"Idon'tknowifI'magoodmother,"Huffmansays"You'renotthereenoughoryou'renotpatientenoughor…"Stahlsays"I'mthereenoughIdon'tknowifI'mpatientenough,though,youknow,Idon'tknowifI'mteachingthemtherightthings,"saysHuffmanTowhichherTVcharacterLynetteandmillionsofrealmotherswouldsay:jointheclubButasmoreandmorefilmfestivalawardspileupforherworkin"Transamerica,"winorlosetheOscar,she'sabouttojoinamoreexclusiveclubofactorswho'vemadeitbig"Thefactthatthemovie'sgettingthismuchattention,thefactthatyou'resittingheretalkingtome,I'monMinutes,weird,um…isawin,"HuffmansayswithachuckleByDavidBrowningUnitTheJoneses,thatmythicfamilyAmericavainlytriestokeepupwith,aresettinganimpossiblestandardIt'snotjusttheirfancyvacationsanddesignerclothes,theirswimmingpoolsandtheirgrowlingSUV'sIt'sthehouseThesizeoftheaveragenewhouseinthiscountryhasgrownalmostpercentinthelastyears,whiletheaveragefamilyhasshrunkAscorrespondentMorleySaferreportedlastfall,housesaregrowingfromseatoshiningsea,likesomealienweedAcrossthecountry,thousandsofperfectlysoundandcozyhousesarebeingtorndownTheemptylotsthengetfilledupwithhugehousesTheMarylandtownofChevyChasehasbecomedividedoversizePatRichhasseeneightteardownsonherstreet,includingthehousenextdoorShehasanicknameforonethehomesinherneighborhood:WalMart"Ijustdon'tknowwhypeopleneedthatmuchspacebecauseit'snotasthougheverybodyhasalotofchildrenCominginherearetwopeople,"saysRichTheRicheshavebeenoffered$millionforthehousetheypaid$,forinOnebuilder,Richremembers,offeredasobstoryaboutwantingtobuyanicelittlehouseforhisailingmother"sohecouldbeclosetoherIthinkshe'dlastaboutamonthandthehousewouldcomedown"ChevyChasefinallydecidedtoputatemporarymoratoriumonallteardownsGregBitzisnothappyaboutthemoratorium"Iboughtahouseinacountry,inacountyandinatownthatbelievedinfreedom,notinatownthatwantstolegislatetaste,torulewhat,where,whenandhowpeoplecandothingstotheirhomesthattheyhaveinvested,insomecasestheirlifesavings,"saysBitzHepaid$,forahousehewantedtoteardown,butMrBitzhasbeenblitzedThehouseheboughtwasabout,squarefeetThehouseheplannedtoputinitsplacewouldbeabitmorethan,squarefeetWhatdoesBitzthinkcausesthisresistancetolargerhouses"Ithinkoneofthefactorsisjealousy,orthehavesandhavenotsYouhave,youknow,peoplethatalreadyliveinhomesthatthey'recomfortableinPerhapstheycan'taffordtoremodel"WhataboutthenotionthatpeoplecandowiththeirlandwhattheywantPatRichsomewhatagreesShesays,"toapoint,except,you'rereallychangingthewholeatmosphereofthetown"Afewblocksaway,KeithBlizzardhasseensevenofhousesonhisblocksuccumbtothewreckingballOnewasreplacedbyahomehecallsthe"BattleshipGalactica""Itgoesbacktwiceasfarasthenewerhouseontheright,"saysBlizzard,"completedlessthanayearagoSo,theyjustgetbiggerandbiggereveryyear"ThoseJonesesareeverywhere,inoldcommunitiesandnewdevelopments,buildingGalacticasorMcMansionsorstartercastlesWhateveryouwanttocallthem,BobToll,whosecompanybuildsmorethan,housesayear,callsthemmoneyinthebankThe"Hampton"isToll'sbestsellingmodelHowdoesitcompareinsquarefootagewithhisbestsellingmodeloffiveorsixyearsago"Well,fiveorsixyearsagothebestsellingmodelhadabout,feetinit,"Tollsays"Andthestandardmodelofthishas,Ibelieve,about,feet"Fuelingthismarketforlargerhomes,Tollsays,isthefactthatthenumberoffamilieswithanincomeabove$,ayearhasgrownsixtimesfasterthantheoverallUSpopulationAfamilyofpeopleisatypicalcustomerfortheHamptonmodel,whichhasfivebedrooms,fivebathrooms,kitchen,adiningroom,livingroom,familyroom,study,conservatoryandanamelessroom,simplycalledabonusPaulKnox,thedeanofArchitectureandUrbanStudiesatVirginiaTech,sumsuptheendlesstractsofoverweighthousesasanewnationalsuburbhecalls"Vulgaria"Ofcourse,vulgarisintheeyeofthebeholder"Exactly,"saysKnox"MyuseofthetermhastodowiththeensembleIdaresaythatthisisalandscapenotofhomesbutoffuneralhomesThey'reonthatscale"Ofcourse,vastornatehousesarenothingnewinAmerica,oranywhereelseRichfamiliesliketheVanderbiltsbroughtostentationtoanewlevel,andtheHearstCastle,SanSimeon,leftlittledoubtaboutwhowasinchargeButit'sthesheermagnitudeofthedemandforeverlargerlivingspacethatischangingthefaceofAmericaInTexas,bighasalwaysbeenbeautifulButjustoutsideHouston,RobinBeisswangerfindshernew,rather"modest",squarefooterjustaboutrightforher,herhusbandandson,theeverpresentdogCoco,andhercatBeisswangersaysthethemeforthehouseiseclectic,drawingonAsian,ItalianandMediterraneandesignsThehomehassixtelevisionsets,thoughRobinsayssheandherfamilyarenothugeTVfansAnditfeaturessevenbathrooms,includingapoolbathandapowderroomRobin'shouseseemsdownrightpunycomparedtotheonebuiltinFloridabyScottSullivanofWorldComfameandinfamyThehouseis,squarefeetButSullivanhasmovedHisnewaddressisareallybig"bighouse"–federalprisonAndthereareotherswithmegamansionsCellphoneentrepreneurAllanGoldfield'spadoutsideDallasis,squarefeetWhat'sgoingon"Overthelastyears,almostalloftheincomegainshavegonetopeopleattheverytopoftheincomedistribution,"saysCornelleconomicsprofessorRobertFrank"PeopleatthetophavebeenbuildingmuchbiggerhousesPeoplewhoarejustbelowthesuperrich,well,maybetheywantedtobuildbiggerbutwereafraiditwouldbeunseemlytodosoNowthere'sthis,footmonsterabovethemThatclearsthewayforthemtobuild,squarefeetAndsoittricklesondown,onestepatatime"Ittricklesdowntoyourneighbor,whodoublesthesizeofhishouseNowyourhouseissuddenlysmallandyoubuildabiggerone"It'sexactlylikeamilitaryarmsraceOnesidebuysbombs,sodoestheotherAndthenthey'rebackwheretheystartedThenormforwhatconstitutesanacceptablehousejustchanges,"saysFrankBillyandTammyBrownbuilttheir,squarefoothouseoutsideofHoustonwithanentrancewaysomewherebetweentheUSCapitolandagoodsizedmosqueWhatdopeoplesaywhentheyfirstcomeintotheBrown'shome"They'reprettyamazedbythedomemorethananythingelse,"saysMrBrown"Youknow,theywalkin,andyoucan'tseeitrightawayAndthentheyseethedomeAndtheygo,'Wow,I'veneverseenanythinglikethis'Sothatwaskindofthe"wow"factor,youknow,thatwewanted"AndthatisjusttheopeningwowThehousefeaturesabilliardroom,TVroom,poolandotheramenitiesThebedroomofthecouple'ssixyearolddaughter,includingbathroomandcloset,istwicethesizeofaNewYorkCitystudioapartmentAskedwhetherthehousefeltbigorjustright,Brownsaysit'sstartingtofeeljustright"Whenwefirstmovedin,itfeltreallybig,becausewecamefroma,squarefoothouseandthisisclosetoButit'ssomethingwe'vealwaysdreamedabout,"saysBrownJustabouteverybodywhohaseverbuiltahouseeventuallysays"IfI'donlythoughtofthat"WhatdoesTammyBrownwishhaddonedifferently"Alittlebitbiggereatingareainthekitchen,"saysBrownHerhusbandaddshewouldliketohaveabigger"gatheringroom"forpartiesChrisSims,whobuilttheBrowns'house,isbuildinganevenbiggeronearoundthecorner,awhopping,squarefeetSimssaystheaveragehousesizehasexpandedsignificantlysincehestartedbuildinghomesaboutyearsago"Itusedtobea,squarefoothousewasalargehouseThesedaysthat,squarefootstructureismorphedintoan,squarefoothouseThe,squarefoothouse,whichusedtobetheextraordinarilylargehouse,isnowaor,squarefoothouse,"saysSims"So,I'veseenthesizeofhomesinthismarketgrowbyaboutpercentoverthelastyears"AndSimshasbuiltsomeunusualroomsforhiscustomers:"We'vedonebeautysalonsWe'vedonegiftwrappingrooms"Atanotherhousedownthestreet,theownerdemandedavolleyballcourt–indoors,ofcourse"HelikestohaveallhisbuddiesoverAndtheygetagoodgamegoing,"explainsSimsTheroomhasafoothighceilingFortheBrowns,thefloorswerethething"Thefloorswereacustomdesignthatwehadandwecopiedfromahouse,thehouseinParis,theVersailleshouse,"saysBillyBrown,referringtoLouisXIV'spalacenearParisMeanwhile,RobinBeisswangergaveMinutesatourofhertwostorymasterbathroom"IstartedoutbysayingthatIwantedalittlebitofahighceilingAndsothiswasactuallymyarchitect'sideaAndIthoughtitwasfitting,becausethehouseisaFrenchchateaustyleAnditkindofremindedmeofatower,"Beisswangersays"ThiskindofmakesmefeelasifI'minanenchantedforestorsomething"AsforthedisenchantedMrBitzinChevyChase,theblitzisoverThemoratoriumhasendedandhe'llbetearingdownhislittlehouseandbuildingonetriplethesiz
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