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Old 01-27-2014, 05:51 PM   #2541
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That it's not even 6pm and I'm put of thanks
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Old 01-27-2014, 05:52 PM   #2542
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How many thanks are you allowed a day?
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Guess I'm not thankful enough, I've never run out of thanks...
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Old 01-27-2014, 05:58 PM   #2544
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I guess I can just keep thanking everything and keep count til I run out.
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how many thanks are you allowed a day?
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Dang...... thats not very many.
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Old 01-27-2014, 06:02 PM   #2547
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Dang...... thats not very many.
But it's weird, I think it works like this. If you use a thank that thank takes 24 hours to come back, so I'm put now but I will get another one here and there throughout tonight.
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Sending nice PM's and not being responded to.
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I hate breaking up dogfights and getting chomped(3 times). nothing serious though, just some scrapes since I had 4 heavy layers on.

Edit: none of those doggies would ever intentionally chomp me, I just got between there chompers and there victim a couple times.

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I thought I ran out yesterday but it turns out I'm not allowed to thank that particular post for some reason. Tried a couple times and got the access denied screen but I could thank other posts.
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I hate breaking up dogfights and getting chomped(3 times). nothing serious though, just some scrapes since I had 4 heavy layers on.
Be careful. My buddys dad broke up a dog fight and got bit. He went to the hospital cause he wasn't feeling great a few hours later, they were about to send himm home when his blood pressure dropped and he almost died. if he had left he almost certainly would have cause he would have been driving. He got sepsis or whatever from the saliva of one of the dogs (probably his own)
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I hate breaking up dogfights and getting chomped(3 times). nothing serious though, just some scrapes since I had 4 heavy layers on.

I thought I ran out yesterday but it turns out I'm not allowed to thank that particular post for some reason. Trie a couple times and got the access denied screen but I could thank other posts.
Trying to thank my post that got deleted?
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I'm OK with lots of blue tape, but I will push back if the customer wants multiple rounds.
There has been multiple rounds. So far I've fixed anything reasonable. They freaked out at the boss because I ignored several "flaws". Fortunately the boss politely told them to get bent.

That leads me to another complaint. The HO told my boss that they don't feel I'm appropriate for the job. When asked what was wrong with my work they said "No his finishing is great but he can't answer all our questions about the scope of the project." I've told them multiple times to contact the project manager if they ever had any questions that I couldn't answer. I do my best if I know the answer but that sort of thing isn't my job. My boss told them the same thing but now they're always passive aggressive, there's no winning.
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Be careful. My buddys dad broke up a dog fight and got bit. He went to the hospital cause he wasn't feeling great a few hours later, they were about to send himm home when his blood pressure dropped and he almost died. if he had left he almost certainly would have cause he would have been driving. He got sepsis or whatever from the saliva of one of the dogs (probably his own)
None of the teeth reached my skin, I got scrapes from the inside of my clothes and bruises. I have had much worse dog bites in the past. Have a 3/8" dia scar on my forearm from a dogs tooth 10 years back. I'm having more pain from the arm muscle I pulled holding them apart. I also had a bunch of stitches in my face when I was 3 from wandering too close to a couple huskys and they wanted to play (rough).

I got a chomped on my hand through gloves, My upper arm through my winter coat, fleeced lined denim shirt, and a long sleeve T-shirt, and and on the leg just above my knee through my canvas pants and polyester pants. Once things got settled down, I checked myself and got concerned because I had blood on my pants where they got me. Turned out to be the dogs blood.
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I just checked my inbox… I didn’t see any nice PM’s
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I'm OK with lots of blue tape, but I will push back if the customer wants multiple rounds.
Ours wanted that too...

They also marked skip trowel texture "because it didn't look right"... yea cause there's a pattern?? Morons.
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I hate parking lot medians . Plus shopping carts , lumber carts during snow removal . Stupid trees in middle of lots at lowes .
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I hate trying to sell things, and getting offers of 65% of what you're asking, on something already priced to move. And people that want to trade and barter.
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I hate impenetrable packaging. It shouldn't take longer to get something out of it's packing than install it, but it's happening.

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