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Forum: Marketing & Sales 07-12-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 310
Posted By Kowboy
Sorry TNTRenovate, but if you're leaving a high...

Sorry TNTRenovate, but if you're leaving a high pressure or dick method using this technique, you're doing it wrong. Same thing in sales.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-05-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 609
Posted By Kowboy
The earthquake is Trump's fault.

The earthquake is Trump's fault.
Forum: Roofing 07-05-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,532
Posted By Kowboy
madrina: First of all, you picked this...

madrina:

First of all, you picked this customer so suck up your share of blame.

Second, often times it's better to just let these types talk on the interwebby. Hopefully she's using lots of all...
Forum: Technology 07-05-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 745
Posted By Kowboy
I switched to a Mac years ago and would never go...

I switched to a Mac years ago and would never go back. Just looking at the quality of the case should convince you. Well worth it.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-03-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 337
Posted By Kowboy
I loved Iacocca's book. He talked about how every...

I loved Iacocca's book. He talked about how every department thinks they should be running things. The accounting department decided that they could save .10 on each oil pan gasket in every Cadillac....
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 481
Posted By Kowboy
Have your clients check with their homeowner's...

Have your clients check with their homeowner's insurance before they begin this project please. You can't just rent out rooms without paying higher premiums. My sister found the insurance problem...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-14-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By Kowboy
If you are referring to my girlfriend, according...

If you are referring to my girlfriend, according to the attention she gets she must be. At least two guys at the local bar/restaurant we frequent have made that quite clear. Then add Ed and me to the...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-14-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By Kowboy
Okay, now that's funny as hell, but you have to...

Okay, now that's funny as hell, but you have to be a CT regular reader to get the joke.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-14-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By Kowboy
Patrickstew: Thanks to you and for all the...

Patrickstew:

Thanks to you and for all the other comments. Yours made me laugh and you're not a bad writer. I cannot argue with the fact that this is very off-topic for a construction forum,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-13-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By Kowboy
It's Flattering

Itís flattering when someone is attracted to your girlfriend. How they go about conveying that attraction can be tricky. Sometimes itís just a lingering glance, sometimes itís an outright ďI want to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Kowboy
The answer to this question appears to me to be...

The answer to this question appears to me to be weather specific. If you're in Arizona, tear it off; if you're in Washington state, maybe no so much.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 06-08-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,737
Posted By Kowboy
You need to pressure clients, even good ones, to...

You need to pressure clients, even good ones, to sign on the first call. If they accuse you of high pressure tactics, you aren't doing it right. They will thank you in the end.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 06-08-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,589
Posted By Kowboy
Sawstop is the only way to go. Everything else is...

Sawstop is the only way to go. Everything else is buggywhips:

https://www.sawstop.com/support/product-comparison
Forum: Drywall 06-08-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,353
Posted By Kowboy
I will work at the Wendy's drive thru before...

I will work at the Wendy's drive thru before anyone ever tells me how much to charge.
Forum: Contractor Licensing 05-31-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Kowboy
mowerfixer1: Do as Lisa says and pay her...

mowerfixer1:

Do as Lisa says and pay her fees. You will not be sorry, believe me.
Forum: General Discussion 05-31-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 696
Posted By Kowboy
Sorry Seven, but the kids are smarter than you...

Sorry Seven, but the kids are smarter than you think. They've seen their fathers and uncles be the first to get laid off and the last to get rehired when recession hits. They've seen how the parents...
Forum: Help Wanted or Looking For Work 05-31-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By Kowboy
What state please?

What state please?
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 136,357
Posted By Kowboy
I can't seem to get my sink replacement pictures...

I can't seem to get my sink replacement pictures to load, but the view out the kitchen window into the koi pond atrium was spectacular on this job:
Forum: General Discussion 05-19-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,815
Posted By Kowboy
Your feelings are completely irrelevant. Only the...

Your feelings are completely irrelevant. Only the marketplace matters.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-15-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By Kowboy
Remodeling magazine had an article several issues...

Remodeling magazine had an article several issues back where all the interviewed contractors admitted they had to terminate their drug screens or they'd be out of business. All the guys who could...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-12-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By Kowboy
When you got a cut at the shop, Chet the boss...

When you got a cut at the shop, Chet the boss would instruct the young guys to "soak it in maiden oil."

Delbert, the elderly cabinetmaker, would tell us "When the front porch is painted, you go in...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-12-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,065
Posted By Kowboy
I bought a pair of $30.00 Chinese boots at...

I bought a pair of $30.00 Chinese boots at Payless. Dropped them off at Uncle Willies several weeks later. Awful. I should have known better.
Forum: Business 05-06-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 865
Posted By Kowboy
With my advertising expenses, I set a hundred...

With my advertising expenses, I set a hundred dollar bill on fire every time my phone rings. I gotta answer and don't mind.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-04-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By Kowboy
HomeAdvisor may want to take care of homeowners,...

HomeAdvisor may want to take care of homeowners, but they sure don't take care of their contractors.

I had a productive and profitable relationship with them for 12 1/2 years, then some Einstein...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,008
Posted By Kowboy
So you forced your roofing sub into the banking...

So you forced your roofing sub into the banking business? Ace Roofing and Loan? Not cool.
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