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Old 09-10-2011, 12:16 PM   #61
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No looking at the chick walking.
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Old 09-10-2011, 07:14 PM   #62
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Man this thing has really broken down The guy in the bush is painting, I see the roller and the Haole chick is on a blue tarp with painting stuff on top
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Old 09-11-2011, 07:43 AM   #63
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The problem that I had with sharing my water and electricity is that if you give the average hack an inch, they want to take a mile.

I moved into a new development and at the time, the house next door to mine was under construction. I didn't mind letting them run a drop cord over my yard to their site and I had no problem with them using the water but after a while they started asking for other favors.. like wanting to use my bathroom.. or they wanted to know if I had a band-aid... or some paper towels.. and then they needed to use my phone..

And I really don't mind these things if it's only once in a while but after a while they thought my house was their construction office and staging area.
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Old 10-19-2013, 09:12 PM   #64
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I once built a house completely by myself (built the forms for the concrete, everything) and before starting asked the neighbors on both sides if I could plug in. Never had anyone say "no" in my life, but for whatever reason both said "no" I then went out a bought a generator, and for almost a year they had to listen to that generator drone on for 40 hours a week.
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Old 10-20-2013, 06:48 AM   #65
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Can't say I blame her for being pissed. Down here, people get shot for walking on someone else's property. If it was me, I wouldn't have unplugged your cord- i would have cut the end off and threw it onto your job site.
You wouldn't unplug it first?
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We started a retaining wall job today. I knocked on the door closest to where I needed to use my sawzol , no answer so I plugged it into the outlet in the yard.
I went to use it again and no power, so I figured the HO must not have liked it and unpugged. Fair enough I suppose.
But when I went to recover the cord from her yard she was there and had a fit on me, also she had got a roll of packing tape and taped over the outlet and wrapped her hose bib up in tape so we couldn't use em!
And now I just checked my messages and there's 2 messages about this from the strata committee???

I just said to her look, we're trying to make your life better here by doing this work, where reasonable people, if you dont like that we used your power thats OK but you dont have to wrap it up in tape.
She just kept ranting.
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2 and a half year old thread, but I'll make a comment. Sometimes if I know we will need to use someone's property I go and offer them 50 or 100 bucks. Usually they decline, if they take it it's a convenience fee for me. I've never plugged into someone's outlet or used water from someone's house without permission. I've always figured it out on my own. Usually after a generator runs for an hour they offer power.
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I once built a house completely by myself (built the forms for the concrete, everything) and before starting asked the neighbors on both sides if I could plug in. Never had anyone say "no" in my life, but for whatever reason both said "no" I then went out a bought a generator, and for almost a year they had to listen to that generator drone on for 40 hours a week.
That must have been some house!!

A whole year and you couldn't get a meter set?
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Old 10-22-2013, 05:48 AM   #69
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You know, I don't remember at what point I got a meter set, and I was off for 6 weeks with a broken arm, come to think of it. I was trying to get a birds nest out of the rafters and one of the rungs of my extension ladder came to rest on a step ladder, which I was unaware of, the bottom kicked out and down I went! I just remember it was a long, long time after I started building.
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Last winter we were trying to pump water from a frozen line out of someone basement and the neighbor wouldn't let us plug in. He was in charge of watching the house and he is the one that called us. People sometimes....

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