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Old 02-04-2014, 07:05 PM   #81
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Basement trick, working on the ground floor of a commercial warehouse or similar. Tell a random newbie to the jobsite that the guy he is looking for is in the basement with another trade. I had a few walk around for 10 minutes trying to find the basement door only to start asking other guys on the site where the basement is.
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I'd be confused... I don't get it?
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Thanks, I was thinking a 2x4 block... I was like "well if he can't cut that..."
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Thanks, I was thinking a 2x4 block... I was like "well if he can't cut that..."
It took me a few seconds to
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Sorry guys I don't think of 2xs as blocks :-)
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Thanks, I was thinking a 2x4 block... I was like "well if he can't cut that..."
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Sorry guys I don't think of 2xs as blocks :-)
Chit... You all could have been quicker......I've been out in the yard at 3 degrees in the dark trying to find one....
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Think about this next time you mess with a port a John
http://m.wpxi.com/ap/ap/pennsylvania...gets-5m/ndDsC/
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Think about this next time you mess with a port a John
http://m.wpxi.com/ap/ap/pennsylvania...gets-5m/ndDsC/
How horrible, that is a crappy way to get paralyzed.

Isn't the judicial system wonderful? Some idiotic jerk bashes a truck into a portajohn as a "joke", hard enough to break the guys neck...and its the potajohns fault. Gotta love those attorneys...
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High end remodel w/ tear off going on.... we sneak in some monster skylights between sheeting and shingle, above the vaulted kitchen ceiling. GC shows up, stressed about clients checking progress at days end, gives the roofing contractor grief about the mess, the coming rain, just kills the vibe...show stopping...micro managing everyone.
A few minutes pass and the roof lead yells down to GC...."We've got some big cracks in the skylights!"
We all hurry into the kitchen and look up.....to see a whole lot of roofer ass crack
GC really lightened up after that.....

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A long time ago we were installing siding a coworker nailed right where we marked in marker "pipe" boss was pissed ....... he was lucky nail went sideways and dint go into the pipe.
so I take a nail cut of the head drill a little hole and with some caulking place it in the next row of siding ....... few minutes late boss is pissed yelling (i had forgo about it) he send me home i was like "why" he points "look" ....... friend flicks it off boss stunned and im ROFL
ten minutes later hes telling the rest of the crew the story and is laughing about it XD
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This ones pretty common but I will almost always when there is someone green on site get then to go looking for the board stretcher.
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New guy on site one day, sparky come up to him with a short piece of wire a goes "bzzzt" the kid freaks out, so sparky chases him around trying to poke him with the wire. It was hilarious and the kid wasn't playing around.
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This is pretty mild but was funny.

Coworker is working with his head above drop ceiling, another coworker walks up and wipes compound all over his hammer handle. Guy grabs his handle a minute later and is like what the hell. So then he takes a pile of Sheetrock dust and fills the other guys pouch. Both laughed it off.

Another one is a sparky hung his coworkers keys off a beam 15' up.

Siding I would always ask for a panel a few inches longer than they came. When the new guy would say it isn't long enough I would send him to the truck for the vinyl stretcher.

Working on staging with a cutter below. Toss down a sweatshirt and go ahhhhh! As it catches their eye.

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I'm always good for putting some solar seal on the back of the extention ladder...guys hate that
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I smeared yellow 77 on an electricians tools and waited with bated breath...then he asked his apprentice to load up all his tools...
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We had a small black bear on our job for a few days, so I borrowed a friends bear rug! The excavator was there one day digging a trench with a mini track hoe, when someone spotted the bear down the street. So as the excavator and a few other guys went looking for the bear, I put the bear rug in the track hoe, I set it up so the bear face was right in his face as he was getting back in!!! Poor guy almost had a heart attack!!!
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I have more than a few. My favorite was locking a co worker in a job box. Not really a practical joke, but fun, nonetheless. Until his little ass got out. Lol

I welded my foremans (I was an employee) steel lunch box to a table once. Tacked really. Have to be there, but it was hilarious. Lol.
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An old roofing boss used to sweat like crazy so he changed shirts a few times a day. One of the guys filled his clean shirts with blue chalk and put a pile of it above his visor for when he pulled out of the driveway. He deserved all of it
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I have more than a few. My favorite was locking a co worker in a job box. Not really a practical joke, but fun, nonetheless. Until his little ass got out. Lol

I welded my foremans (I was an employee) steel lunch box to a table once. Tacked really. Have to be there, but it was hilarious. Lol.
If I ever locked my Co worker in a job box I had better leave him in there. If he got out he'd kill me.
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If I ever locked my Co worker in a job box I had better leave him in there. If he got out he'd kill me.
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