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Old 04-24-2015, 08:17 PM   #21
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My wife once ran Christmas lights around the ceiling of a room and plugged it into itself. Then she "needs a cord that has prongs on both ends". Why? "So I an plug it into the back of the Christmas light cord and then into the wall".
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Old 04-24-2015, 08:19 PM   #22
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My wife once ran Christmas lights around the ceiling of a room and plugged it into itself. Then she "needs a cord that has prongs on both ends". Why? "So I an plug it into the back of the Christmas light cord and then into the wall".
And preferably on opposite phases.
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That guy in video have mental issues plus eat hole turtle from some reason
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"If you give me a discount on this job, I'll give you a LOT more work later."

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I want to use my 20-year-old Honda 750-watt generator as a back-up for my entire house.
"Why not? The outlets are only 110. That leaves me with an extra 640."
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"Why do you need so many tools"
YEP! I got more tools than a Doctor .. And don't make near as much money!!
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YEP! I got more tools than a Doctor .. And don't make near as much money!!
You need to start offering prostate exam services on the side...
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"We need to install an outlet for the over cabinets lights"
"Okay where's the switch go?"
"They can just use a stepladder to plug them in"
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"We need to install an outlet for the over cabinets lights"
"Okay where's the switch go?"
"They can just use a stepladder to plug them in"
and if you tie a long string to the plug, you don't need the step ladder to turn them off, it's a safety feature not climbing down ladder in the dark.
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You need to start offering prostate exam services on the side...
I'll stick to Drywall!!
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Can I borrow your tools?
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Can I watch how you do this so I can do it myself next time?
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(after being told not to put cigarettes out on the customer's floor)

"It's OK, I know how long to wait to make sure there isn't a fire."

As if that was the point
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I "was" going to come to work, But the weatherman said it "might" rain.

(for the record) it didn't rain............
That drives me CRAAAZEEEEE
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No, those are old copper pipes - see how easy they cut?
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(after being told not to put cigarettes out on the customer's floor)

"It's OK, I know how long to wait to make sure there isn't a fire."

As if that was the point
I simply would have said "DID I ASK FOR YOUR KNOWLEDGE ABOUT FIRE?"
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Can I borrow your tools?
You can have them!!
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Word for word from one of my bosses :
"I know this whole thing looks like a dog's breakfast, but if we don't this now we'll get a ton of work next year ".
And my personal favorite ;" If you guys ever get stuck on how to do something, just look it up on YouTube ".
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The other contractor said he could do it for cheaper...

So why are you talking to me?
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Why is your price higher than the last one I got? Yours is supposed to be lower.
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I've posted this before but it never gets old:

Joe, what pitch do you think this roof is? (It was a 4)

Oh, about a 7 or 8

How do you figure?

I just look at it and judge it

Who taught you that?

All the roofers I've worked with!

Joe there is a mathematical equation to figure a roof pitch

NO THERES NOT! YOU LOOK AT IT AND JUDGE IT!!

eat your sandwich joe
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I was working in an oil refinery (it was not operational either) and stopped to have a drink from my water bottle. A safety officer runs up to me and says
" you can't have water out here!! It may get contaminated when you open it"
For the rest of that 6 month job we had to walk back to the lunch trailer when we were thirsty.

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