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Old 09-30-2012, 12:17 AM   #81
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Liquor is always a good gift. Rich folks like to give out good liquor to people they like.
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Rich folks dont like to give anything away, thats why they are rich. Now if they think they can dangle a liquor bottle in front of someone that cant afford it and then some how benefit financially from it ie discount/freebies than better believe they will be dangling.
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This made them desirable apparently. I gave them away at poker night one evening.

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Liquor is always a good gift. Rich folks like to give out good liquor to people they like.
John, that may be the case, a lot of the times, rich or not. Did you get some "good liquor" ?
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Rich folks dont like to give anything away, thats why they are rich. Now if they think they can dangle a liquor bottle in front of someone that cant afford it and then some how benefit financially from it ie discount/freebies than better believe they will be dangling.
Not my experience at all....

Cigars, Liquor, dinners etc...were all given at the end of the job WITH the final check...

Although many times the above noted items were given out several times while in progress....
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That has been my experience as well.
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Not my experience at all....

Cigars, Liquor, dinners etc...were all given at the end of the job WITH the final check...

Although many times the above noted items were given out several times while in progress....
That sounds nice. I must be charging enough or not doing a good enough job because I havent got any liquor bottles as tips. Maybe its that I am not a big drinker.
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That sounds nice. I must be charging enough or not doing a good enough job because I havent got any liquor bottles as tips. Maybe its that I am not a big drinker.
Maybe that's why you're a bull****ter
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Right...
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Rich folks dont like to give anything away, thats why they are rich. Now if they think they can dangle a liquor bottle in front of someone that cant afford it and then some how benefit financially from it ie discount/freebies than better believe they will be dangling.
Hope your kidding. That is narrow sighted.

Rich people are like anyone else. Some chit heads and some good ones. Ive seen some pretty amazing acts of generosity.

Liquor is given at the end of the job in my experience, no way to gain an edge there.

Lots of rich people are very generous, and are rich because of a plethora of reasons, like intelligence, athletic ability, inheritance, work ethic. Not necessarily because they are cheap. Generally when a client is remodeling or building a multi million dollar home, they are appreciative of a competent contractor who keeps his word, deadline and delivers what was promised and more. Maybe they think a nice bottle of liquor is a classier, more, thoughtful or more appropriate (especially depending on how tough the project was and how much hair I lost) than cash.
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Hope your kidding. That is narrow sighted.

Rich people are like anyone else. Some chit heads and some good ones. Ive seen some pretty amazing acts of generosity.

Liquor is given at the end of the job in my experience, no way to gain an edge there.

Lots of rich people are very generous, and are rich because of a plethora of reasons, like intelligence, athletic ability, inheritance, work ethic. Not necessarily because they are cheap. Generally when a client is remodeling or building a multi million dollar home, they are appreciative of a competent contractor who keeps his word, deadline and delivers what was promised and more. Maybe they think a nice bottle of liquor is a classier, more, thoughtful or more appropriate (especially depending on how tough the project was and how much hair I lost) than cash.
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That sounds nice. I must be charging enough or not doing a good enough job because I havent got any liquor bottles as tips. Maybe its that I am not a big drinker.
All depends on the circle you're working in....

You do not have to be a drinker to accept a gift of liquor....

one just never refuses them....
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Nice.
Thought you like that. Its a special sort of pm
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All depends on the circle you're working in....

You do not have to be a drinker to accept a gift of liquor....

one just never refuses them....
I would not refuse any sort of tip, ever
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Hope your kidding. That is narrow sighted.

Rich people are like anyone else. Some chit heads and some good ones. Ive seen some pretty amazing acts of generosity.

Liquor is given at the end of the job in my experience, no way to gain an edge there.

Lots of rich people are very generous, and are rich because of a plethora of reasons, like intelligence, athletic ability, inheritance, work ethic. Not necessarily because they are cheap. Generally when a client is remodeling or building a multi million dollar home, they are appreciative of a competent contractor who keeps his word, deadline and delivers what was promised and more. Maybe they think a nice bottle of liquor is a classier, more, thoughtful or more appropriate (especially depending on how tough the project was and how much hair I lost) than cash.
Absolutely...

Especially when you met a deadline for a wedding or an ultra important social event....

Tremendous effort to meet their goals....

ALWAYS very much appreciated...
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Only had one Cuban. Buddy did a stint as a guard at Guantanamo. It was awesome, especially with some Dewars.
Sorry but Dewars sucks...I'll take a Talisker
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John, that may be the case, a lot of the times, rich or not. Did you get some "good liquor" ?
Reason i said rich is because the four bottles of liquor Ive gotten were from rich people . Im sure many people are that way though.

1 Glen livet,
1) Johnny Walker Blue in a nice box. Truly nasty. Almost couldn't drink it. Almost
1) Draumbie (),
1 Bookers ( long explanation from the client. I mentioned liking Jim Beam and the client said this was better and had a back story. The client was from Kentucky. Bookers is supposed to be high grade Beam.

Got a Macanudo when my daughter was born.
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Sorry but Dewars sucks...I'll take a Talisker
I dont like Dewars much either. Im a bourbon man when I drink.

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