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Old 12-31-2006, 12:05 PM   #1
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Anyone recieve anything from their best customers?
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I got a Merry Christmas from them

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Old 01-02-2007, 10:29 AM   #3
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i have a couple that just walk up and hand me a $100 and a "merry Christmas" around this time of year... hard to turn that down...
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Old 01-03-2007, 08:38 AM   #4
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Always nice I guess not to many guys get tipped by their clients judging by the replies. Or maybe scared the IRS monitors the site.
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Old 01-03-2007, 08:46 AM   #5
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Some of my installers have been tipped by the customers. Usually $25 or $50.
Last year one customer gave my guy $300.00 cash because he was so pleased. Then he stopped payment on his cheque to me. No explanation. I wound up taking him to court, put a judgement on his house, forced a sale, and got my money. (and interest and expenses and legals)
He never showed in court, never entered a defence, never answered my calls, never gave me an explanation.
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Old 01-03-2007, 06:18 PM   #6
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when i was in college running crews, id always get tips from the HO.

since i went on my own the tips dried up.. i know some of the guys get them.. oh well

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nope...I'm over it--they pay me enough for my services...
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I got a nice bottle of wine from the client that I made and installed a wine room for. To bad I don't drink wine .
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I got a nice Christmas card with a $25 gift card for a local golf store from my final customers of '06. It was a nice gesture from a great client.

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