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Old 10-07-2014, 08:02 AM   #1
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Favorite Things Customers Say


I know I'm not alone in some of these quotes that I hear. They make me chuckle still when I hear them. Some of my favorites of all time are;
"It will come right off"
"If you take care of me, there's a lot more" (You'll never see any more)
"There's no rust, so it'll be really easy"
"I have a bunch of friends that want stuff done too, if you take care of me"

Post up some of your favorites...
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Old 10-07-2014, 08:08 AM   #2
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At the end of this we're going to have a big party for all the workers.

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"how much for cash"
" give me a good price i have a lot of houses coming up"
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"It's a small job - should be easy."
"Oh, could you look at one more thing?" (usually after you pack up)

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"I can help with (fill in the blank here) if it will help on the price"
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"Do you know anybody that could help with ____?" (when they know I do it, but are fishing for somebody cheaper.)
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"oh, did you already start installing the crown? Can we take it back down real quick? I had an idea about lowering it and adding rope lights behind it.....that wont cost much to add that would it?"
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"How much to do ____, ___, ____? When can you meet? Oh, we're not the owners....just thinking of buying it."
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Here's your check. Thanks, we really like everything you did. While you're here, do you think you could......... (fill in the blank).
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Would you like to quote that. We already have 3 quotes, but we were hoping to get it cheaper.
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Here's your check. Thanks, we really like everything you did. While you're here, do you think you could......... (fill in the blank).
I used to be ok with that, but much less these days. Like when they ask you to carry something out and their kids or husband are doing nothing.

I had to pick up a key for a job, and the lady asked if I could take a huge potted plant to her mother since I was going there. She lived in a high-rise. Wth?
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"Ah, you'll figure it out"

( After trying to explain a problem to a customer and it's quite clear 1 minute into the conversation, their eyes have glazed over...)
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I used to do that, or I could have done it myself. After 2 mins you know they have no clue
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"I used to sand blast "
When I show up, "my God is that the generator to run your compressor"
Me, " No that is the comoressor!"
Customer "Holly S#! !!"
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All it is_______. Shouldn't take too long.

And what Robie said, "While your here could you___"?
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I like when they say "how long is this going to be, you guys keep waking me up?"
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"Heres a check. Let me know when you need another one".
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"Heres a check. Let me know when you need another one".
Now that is the correct response about FAVORITE things customers say...
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Now that is the correct response about FAVORITE things customers say...
Most of the other responses I read would be in Things I Hate thread if I was posting them
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it wasnt like that before you came

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