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Old 06-05-2009, 08:07 AM   #1
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I Want To Convert To Amish


how can i convert to Amish?
why you ask, because i just build my 1st gazebo, and i want to be able to sell them easier and give people a lower cost, ill post pics later .





P.S how much should i charge for a gazebo as a non amish and amish cost?
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Old 06-05-2009, 09:13 AM   #2
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Have you not lernt anything in the last year.

Tree-Fiddy is the Amish non Amish pricing scheme.



MickeyCo Electronics has a conversion button built in to the calculator

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what's funny is I'll be a coloured Amish guy that listens to rave music, and tree fiddy sounds better with my accent

Just an update this is a construction post not off topic post and I vill post pics
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Those amish pre-fab gazebos I've looked at look like holy heck compared to a true custom made gazebo, don't know if I would want to associate myself with those.

Why do you want to do them cheap anyway? You should try to make the most possible (whatever the market will bear) off each job, that's the name of the game in business, $.
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how can i convert to Amish?
Just ask MDShunk...our resident Amish electrician

I think you grow out some strange cut beard and mutton chops [no 'stache] ...and your Amish.

You'll be going Sham WOW.
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Ooh...dreadlock muttin chops, now that I would like to see.

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Me too, as long as I get to play the part of detective John Book in the movie Witness w/ Kelly McGillis!
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When I had my restaurant Kelly McGillis came in for dinner once around 1999. One of my employees who was dumb as a stone went out to get a look at her.

He said, "She must be in disguise...she looks older!"
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what's funny is I'll be a coloured Amish guy that listens to rave music, and tree fiddy sounds better with my accent

Just an update this is a construction post not off topic post and I vill post pics
Dude what century are you living in.
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just dont do an amish drive by shooting
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First and foremost you need to get the funny looking straw hat. You gotta have the hat dude ! Once you get the hat you dont have to pay taxes. I think it's called amish funny hat exemption, or something like that.

Beard, glasses (round lennon type would look cool and authentic). But you gotta have the hat and a will to underbid everyone ! Even the illegal 's. Suspenders too !! And if you REALLY want to look the part, suspenders AND a belt. Cant trust the belt and you really cant trust the suspenders. So wear both ! I hear they make good cheese though............................ Never tried it, never will........
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First and foremost you need to get the funny looking straw hat. You gotta have the hat dude ! Once you get the hat you dont have to pay taxes. I think it's called amish funny hat exemption, or something like that.

Beard, glasses (round lennon type would look cool and authentic). But you gotta have the hat and a will to underbid everyone ! Even the illegal 's. Suspenders too !! And if you REALLY want to look the part, suspenders AND a belt. Cant trust the belt and you really cant trust the suspenders. So wear both ! I hear they make good cheese though............................ Never tried it, never will........

Actually the Amish make good just about everything. espically pretzel dogs To fooking DIE for. They will kill me with those things. Thank the lord the amish market is only open 3 days a week. I'm not convinced that mdshunk is actually Amish.
I find it hard to believe that an Amish person is a electrician yet lives in a house without electricity, television ,radio, telephone. Is on an internet forum, this has got to be against sooo many Amish rules. Has a helper/chauffer to get to the jobsites. Mennonite I would believe.
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Still waiting for the photos ...
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In these times of doing what we can to lower overhead it's pretty tough to get any lower than the Amish. No electriciaty, no phone, no advertising, no software. I guess their only expenses would be tools and sharing expenses for the ride. How do you line up a job with them? Do you have to drive out to their house to talk about it or talk about it while they're on another job nearby?
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In these times of doing what we can to lower overhead it's pretty tough to get any lower than the Amish. No electriciaty, no phone, no advertising, no software. I guess their only expenses would be tools and sharing expenses for the ride. How do you line up a job with them? Do you have to drive out to their house to talk about it or talk about it while they're on another job nearby?
They advertise framing, siding and remodeling in my local paper!
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Still waiting for the photos ...
WTF are you talking about? What photo's?
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Dude what century are you living in.
He is canadian
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... no phone.... How do you line up a job with them?
They have cell phones just like anyone else, now you don't have to call them on the phone in their "English" neigbor's barn.
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They have cell phones just like anyone else....

Horse and buggies have a port for charging cellphones?

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