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Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-21-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,350
Posted By tcleve4911
Help me read your post

Please guys.........

I don't care if we don't get all the punctuation and spelling correct, but when you have a large post and you cram it into one huge block that goes on and on for a whole page,...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 12-09-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,110
Posted By CookeCarpentry
Your mistake is never not looking for work. ...

Your mistake is never not looking for work.

You should always be advertising and marketing - in the good times more so than the bad, because you have more profits to spend and can find out what...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 12-06-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,485
Posted By Mike Finley
There is a reason that the years when you are...

There is a reason that the years when you are 40-50 years old are considered your peak earning years, and your twenties are usually considered 'lost' years.
Forum: Business 11-27-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,026
Posted By wyoming 1
Yep no discounts for people buying a third home...

Yep no discounts for people buying a third home or a new BMW in the drive. When they tell me money is tight I simply reply well then maybe this isn't the right time for this project, maybe we need to...
Forum: Business 11-19-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,026
Posted By katoman
Generaly my clients don't ask for discounts. But...

Generaly my clients don't ask for discounts. But those that do I simply tell them no, I don't give discounts, and I don't overcharge either. My price is fair to all and not negotiable.

I tell new...
Forum: Electrical 09-23-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 34,875
Posted By Tinstaafl
As inane as it might seem, details like that are...

As inane as it might seem, details like that are serious business. It's the gestalt of all the little things as well as the major things that establishes the customer's opinion of your overall...
Forum: Business 09-20-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,259
Posted By Tinstaafl
It's not all about sympathy for the unlicensed...

It's not all about sympathy for the unlicensed guy; my problem is actually more with the scumbag who would premeditatedly steal services and materials from him under the guise of being a morally...
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2009, 07:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,747
Posted By Cdat
Tell them business is booming. There is no bad...

Tell them business is booming. There is no bad time for someone who does quality work. Only hacks go under in bad times. Good time to promote your quality.:thumbsup:
Forum: Electrical 09-05-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,893
Posted By Nathan
Please post your how to questions over at...

Please post your how to questions over at www.DIYChatroom.com (http://www.DIYChatroom.com).

Better yet... can a licensed Electrician.

Thanks.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-03-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 33,759
Posted By IHI
:thumbsup: with the exception of licsencing,...

:thumbsup: with the exception of licsencing, insurance, legalities, and codes......:shifty: not all of ya's, just most of ya's.:shifty:

It gets really sketchy in area's that dont have a tight ship...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,025
Posted By 480sparky
Call Handyman99. He'll do anything, no questions...

Call Handyman99. He'll do anything, no questions asked.:laughing:
Forum: Business 08-14-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,803
Posted By HusqyPro
Back in 2005...:laughing::laughing:

Back in 2005...:laughing::laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 08-07-2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,887
Posted By nEighter
fixt that quote for ya :thumbsup:

fixt that quote for ya :thumbsup:
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-27-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,578
Posted By JustaFramer
I guess I didn't get the sarcasm icon. I just...

I guess I didn't get the sarcasm icon. I just enjoy arguing with you I mean debating. :thumbsup:
Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,336
Posted By mickeyco
Doesn't sound that bad, I put together my bid and...

Doesn't sound that bad, I put together my bid and plans, getting ready to submit it to him and see if I get the job, I even tossed in a ceiling fan.


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Forum: General Discussion 02-24-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,272
Posted By trptman
because that would make too much sense. this is...

because that would make too much sense. this is the government we are talking about here. Everyone forgets the number one rule of people working for the government. that is to justify their job. ...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-23-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,993
Posted By shanekw1
Even if it were true, I still would never eat a...

Even if it were true, I still would never eat a fish I caught out of the Columbia... especially one caught near a chemical outflow pipe from Cominco:sick:... ever see the episode of The Simpsons with...
Forum: General Discussion 02-22-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,217
Posted By ChainsawCharlie
Please don't take the following personally.... ...

Please don't take the following personally....

But if I was behind you, chances are I wouldn't know you from Adam, and I would be thinking you were some kind of idiot while mentally cursing you....
Forum: General Discussion 02-21-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,780
Posted By rbsremodeling
Yep Big button with HO on it with a check...

Yep

Big button with HO on it with a check is a credit
Big button with New tools and boots is a debit
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-21-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,664
Posted By RobertCDF
Hell, I am married so I can pretty much say that...

Hell, I am married so I can pretty much say that I wont be getting any this weekend.
Forum: Electrical 02-20-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,744
Posted By BigDa
wow I didnt realize how out of work everyone...

wow I didnt realize how out of work everyone really is!
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,217
Posted By TBFGhost
I have posted this up elsewhere...but it applies...

I have posted this up elsewhere...but it applies again...

http://www.stud.tu-ilmenau.de/~haku-in/pics/retarded.jpg
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,217
Posted By Kent Whitten
If you are true to your word, then it won't be...

If you are true to your word, then it won't be long until you are obsolete. Business isn't a game, it's not about being the nice guy on the block.

GM, Ford, Chrysler all hired the pimply faced...
Forum: General Discussion 02-20-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,217
Posted By dirt diggler
"why should the rich get richer" :rolleyes: ...

"why should the rich get richer" :rolleyes:

what an ignorant thing to say (you're not the only one who says it either).



Do you understand principles such as efficiency and production?
Forum: Business 02-20-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,534
Posted By wolffhomerepair
Do it with no regrets. Business is business. ...

Do it with no regrets. Business is business. And this is none of his.
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