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Forum: Online Leads Services 08-01-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,825
Posted By Mike Finley
How do they not get sued over this? It's got to...

How do they not get sued over this? It's got to be because contractors are as stupid as dirt or something? How can this company keep doing this over and over again for years and years and there are...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-29-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,236
Posted By Mike Finley
You titled your thread - "perspective" Mike, not...

You titled your thread - "perspective" Mike, not me.

If you think the media you saw reporting this 'factoid' was doing so to give accolades to Apple for how big they are, well... okay. I guest...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-29-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,236
Posted By Mike Finley
Apple will take in about 80 billion dollars in...

Apple will take in about 80 billion dollars in revenue in 2011.

The US government will take in 2,700 billion in revenue

What's your point?

I heard these same number bandied around CNN...
Forum: Masonry 07-28-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,760
Posted By Mike Finley
Should have said - I am if you are....

Should have said -

I am if you are. :whistling





She was probably on the way into the mall to blow $600 on a pair of shoes. :rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,696
Posted By Mike Finley
The points are - 1) Are you a storm chaser?...

The points are -

1) Are you a storm chaser? If you're not, the article has nothing to do with you. That article has as much to do with typical contractors as an article about roofing has to do...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,696
Posted By Mike Finley
The article is about protecting consumers from...

The article is about protecting consumers from storm chasers, not typical contractors.



Maybe if some of you actually READ THE ARTICLE?:whistling

Besides the point, if there is something in...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,696
Posted By Mike Finley
After you get done FUing everybody, why don't you...

After you get done FUing everybody, why don't you go read the article you think bashes contractors?

How you don't read the very article you are posting about is beyond me.

Here I'll post an...
Forum: General Discussion 07-27-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,696
Posted By Mike Finley
I couldn't agree more. If you look at the...

I couldn't agree more.

If you look at the comments, there is even some dumb ass contractor who posted a reply on the article starting it with "I didn't read the article..."

How do you comment...
Forum: Business 07-27-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,775
Posted By Mike Finley
Working on this one

Working on this one
Forum: Plumbing 07-27-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,423
Posted By Mike Finley
It's obviously not impossible ...

It's obviously not impossible

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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-26-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By Mike Finley
I'd think free agency is going to be a zoo. Lots...

I'd think free agency is going to be a zoo. Lots of short term contracts.

I've heard the team trainers are real worried about injuries being a big problem this year since so many guys did no...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,058
Posted By Mike Finley
3rd world countries concrete block is the...

3rd world countries concrete block is the preferred building material -

Its cheap
Its easy to work with
Its easy to build since the skills needed are much reduced compared to stick framing and...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 07-24-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,649
Posted By Mike Finley
Opt out makes a lot of sense in a free society,...

Opt out makes a lot of sense in a free society, maybe not in a socialist one where the government needs to protect everyone from themselves, where government needs to punish somebody else for another...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,002
Posted By Mike Finley
Well, I think two things. Number one this is...

Well, I think two things. Number one this is typical verbiage that any dumpster company will use. Number two I think you're confused on who should be signing this. The customer, the homeowner should...
Forum: Electrical 07-23-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,895
Posted By Mike Finley
I think that may be the issue. I think it's...

I think that may be the issue. I think it's possible he's just totally confused at the installtion of this heated floor mat system, he did make reference to a nail down wire stretching system, and...
Forum: Decks & Fencing 07-22-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,176
Posted By Mike Finley
This is exactly the question that should be asked...

This is exactly the question that should be asked like a ricochet to the request.

Ask it as dumb as you can ask it, shoot for Steve Martin dumb in the movie The Jerk.

Ask it like you've never...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-19-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,790
Posted By Mike Finley
It's all good letting the oil companies pump...

It's all good letting the oil companies pump anything they want into the earth until your water is flamable. Tap water is over rated anyways.
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 07-18-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,649
Posted By Mike Finley
The market based solution to all of this which...

The market based solution to all of this which would have put the issue where it belongs (the homeowner) would have been to simply require a lead paint test requirement at the SELLING of any home in...
Forum: Lead RRP Discussion 07-18-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,649
Posted By Mike Finley
The logic of the EPAs findings dumb founds me....

The logic of the EPAs findings dumb founds me. They determined that the cost of 3rd party testing would make more homeowners try to skirt the rule, while giving no thought that the high costs of...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-18-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,345
Posted By Mike Finley
All I kept envisioning during the video was a guy...

All I kept envisioning during the video was a guy looking like Joe Dirt standing off camera, waiting patiently for them to finish, then he applauds enthusiastically and finally yells "Show us your...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-18-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,790
Posted By Mike Finley
Exxon, Chevron and Phillips made a combined...

Exxon, Chevron and Phillips made a combined profit of $60 billion in 2010, I think there is no danger of one of them saying I quit.
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 21,304
Posted By Mike Finley
If it's a rental you should be most concerned...

If it's a rental you should be most concerned with a combination of the following -

1) location (school district, access to jobs from it, who will rent it? If it's in a crack neighborhood, your...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-18-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,790
Posted By Mike Finley
What the hell is everybody talking about the use...

What the hell is everybody talking about the use of sand? Nobody cares about the sand, it's the freak'n diesel fuel and 100 other unknown chemicals they use that they have not had to disclose yet...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,900
Posted By Mike Finley
Very true. Lets face it there is a lot to be...

Very true. Lets face it there is a lot to be negative about. I'm at the point I'm just burying my head in the sand and pretending it's going to be okay. Everyday I try to do whatever I can to do...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,900
Posted By Mike Finley
What I don't care for in Gary Shilling's...

What I don't care for in Gary Shilling's article(s) is his broad view on everything. Markets are local and real estate especially. Trying to paint eveything with such a broad brush doesn't hold so...
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