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Forum: Vehicles 08-13-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 21,510
Posted By tedanderson
They go door-to-door and offer free in-home...

They go door-to-door and offer free in-home consultations.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-13-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,106
Posted By tedanderson
Ask to see other websites that he's built and...

Ask to see other websites that he's built and talk to some of his former clients.

One of the biggest problems in that industry is that they'll take your money, build the site and then you'll...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-07-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31,218
Sticky: Things I Hate
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Posted By tedanderson
When I worked at Toys R Us some 30 years ago,...

When I worked at Toys R Us some 30 years ago, their store was very well layed out according to aisle and category. The only difference you might encounter between locations is if the store had a...
Forum: Business 08-02-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By tedanderson
As the GC you're taking responsibility for the...

As the GC you're taking responsibility for the success of the project so if the plumber hypothetically bails out on you, it's up to you finish the work or to hire someone who will. Your 15% will help...
Forum: Electrical 08-01-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,392
Posted By tedanderson
You won't have to dig up the conduit but if you...

You won't have to dig up the conduit but if you really want the water out, you'll have to pull the wire out and drag a rag through the pipe a few times using a pull string.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 08-01-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6,569
Views: 264,742
Posted By tedanderson
My dad taught me to learn from his mistakes and...

My dad taught me to learn from his mistakes and not from my own. Case in point, he told me how he burned up 4 clutches in less than a year. The lesson he learned- Never ride the clutch and never do...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 879
Posted By tedanderson
From a practicality standpoint, it makes for a...

From a practicality standpoint, it makes for a good way to slow down the pace at which people come through the door. Sometimes you have those situations in a high traffic area where people are always...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-31-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31,218
Sticky: Things I Hate
Views: 1,670,285
Posted By tedanderson
I hate when someone tells a Hawaiian to go back...

I hate when someone tells a Hawaiian to go back to their country.
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,972
Posted By tedanderson
If I don't want to say "no" I'll tell the...

If I don't want to say "no" I'll tell the customer that I'm working with these guys on a few other projects and we're constantly trading favors back and forth so there's really no way to break down...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-31-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6,569
Views: 264,742
Posted By tedanderson
You know that you've been driving a stick vehicle...

You know that you've been driving a stick vehicle for a while when you instinctively stomp on the floor with your left foot in an automatic car.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-31-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By tedanderson
That's true. Even though the viewer SHOULD know...

That's true. Even though the viewer SHOULD know better, it doesn't mean that they will. It shocked me that people actually believe that Criss Angel is real. There is a local politician in my area who...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-30-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6,569
Views: 264,742
Posted By tedanderson
Exactly. With the manual you have full control...

Exactly. With the manual you have full control where conversely on the automatic, you're just "aiming".



I had a Chevy G-10 with a column shift. Any time I took it in for an oil change and they...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-30-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By tedanderson
Fred is my hero. In his acceptance speech...

Fred is my hero.

In his acceptance speech for the lifetime achievement award he said [paraphrasing] that the people who work in television have a responsibility to meet the needs of those who...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-30-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6,569
Views: 264,742
Posted By tedanderson
Me too. New vehicles with a stick are becoming a...

Me too. New vehicles with a stick are becoming a rarity. It's impossible to find a truck with a stick. All of the big 3 manufacturers only have automatic transmissions.
Forum: Business 07-29-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,127
Posted By tedanderson
That is by far the best defense/explanation I've...

That is by far the best defense/explanation I've heard so far when it comes to not disclosing material costs.:thumbsup:

Your pricing is just like the recipe for Coca-Cola. The FDA requires them to...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-29-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 31,218
Sticky: Things I Hate
Views: 1,670,285
Posted By tedanderson
Guns. There. I said it.

Guns. There. I said it.
Forum: Business 07-29-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,350
Posted By tedanderson
I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-29-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 31,218
Sticky: Things I Hate
Views: 1,670,285
Posted By tedanderson
I hate when people try to be helpful by informing...

I hate when people try to be helpful by informing someone of what's completely obvious.

Like when someone tells me that something is broken/not working while I'm standing there working on it....
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-29-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By tedanderson
Unhappy Sesame Street Characters Fired

http://www.today.com/popculture/sesame-street-fires-beloved-characters-bob-luis-gordon-after-45-t101247

I'm a little bummed about 3 major Sesame Street characters getting fired from the show. They...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-29-2016, 05:32 AM
Replies: 6,569
Views: 264,742
Posted By tedanderson
I don't know why men feel the need to get a...

I don't know why men feel the need to get a Prince Albert.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-26-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,873
Posted By tedanderson
The parent says, "This is going to hurt me more...

The parent says, "This is going to hurt me more than it hurts you."

The dentist says, "You're going to feel slight pressure."

The car dealer says, "We're losing our shirts on this deal."
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-26-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 31,218
Sticky: Things I Hate
Views: 1,670,285
Posted By tedanderson
It wouldn't surprise me if they included LGBT...

It wouldn't surprise me if they included LGBT related questions in the next 4 years. I certainly wouldn't want to have to identify myself as being cis-gendered.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-26-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,873
Posted By tedanderson
"The final payment? Oh yeah.. I'll give it to you...

"The final payment? Oh yeah.. I'll give it to you when my wife comes home... we'll be here."
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-26-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,834
Posted By tedanderson
Lately I've been thinking a lot about getting a...

Lately I've been thinking a lot about getting a new vehicle for myself (outside of work purely for pleasure purposes) and the local dealership had an ad that said, "UP TO $15000 off MSRP!" so I...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-26-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,873
Posted By tedanderson
"It's not you. It's me."

"It's not you. It's me."
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