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Old 01-31-2011, 07:55 PM   #61
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Well your right Tom.He asked a question and got a 3 paragraph of my business and things I have incurred in the process.He might be asking for someone else and its easy to get the wrong idea after reading so many posts that lean your way of thinking in one direction.

So in short I apologize to our other contractors and to the author of the post as I do not know the full scenerio.
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Old 01-31-2011, 07:58 PM   #62
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honest question to the original poster?

Are you on drugs and do you have spending habit?

I really fail to see how you can lose track of $4000, unless you reach into your own cookie jar and spend it on wine and women?

The reason I ask this is because I have seen contractors run their business completely to the ground because they like the booze and the powder too much.
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Old 01-31-2011, 08:04 PM   #63
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I'm gonna try and control myself here.

You are a piss poor business man and shouldn't be allowed to even be in business. If I was your father I would beat you over the head with a 2 X 6 until your teeth fall out. Then I would nail your nuts to a stump and push you off a cliff.

No offense.

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Tell us what you really think Mike, don't hold back. I'm sure with your kid glove treatment there was no offense taken.

In NM those actions are in fact criminal.
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Old 01-31-2011, 08:21 PM   #64
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I sold a construction job and received $4,000 down payment. after 2 months the homeowner tried canceling, (we never order job bc she was difficult to get a hold of.) long story short we used her downpayment for job ordering ect and now she is demanding we pay her or go to court. Now im not trying to keep her money in any way but i've order 5 other jobs surpassing my credit limit and obviously those customers down payment didn't cover the costs as well as financing jobs.

So if we went to court how would it pan out? I want to pay her back asap but she needs to be patient.

btw im a llc, she never answers her phone.

I don't mind paying her more as compensation but im not sure what to do.
When I first began in this business people would tell me "Always take the money if offered".

I'm here to tell you "Never take the money" unless you area ready to begin. If you want a down payment to keep them from searching go with 100-500 range.

Clients have tried to hand me large checks before and I always turn it down, once money is in your account the mind tends to stake claim to it.

It's not the end of the world but man, I hope you learned your lesson
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Anyone else....I think I saw it twitch!

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JF, that "smilie" is hilarious.
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I don't remember where I stole it from, but it's all yours now.
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ponzi scam, look it up!
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why do we have to look it up
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Just in case you haven't tried it yet.
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Anyone else....I think I saw it twitch!

Agreed I'm moving on.
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