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Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-12-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,936,005
Posted By m1911
I don't believe you - that box looks too good to...

I don't believe you - that box looks too good to have been delivered by UPS. :laughing:
Forum: Technology 04-08-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,584
Posted By Leo G
Well, my S4 was a 16GB phone and it came with 6GB...

Well, my S4 was a 16GB phone and it came with 6GB used up. So I had 9GB in the phone for my access. With the SD card I downloaded the content of my image directory and my contracts onto the phone. ...
Forum: Technology 04-07-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,584
Posted By Leo G
No removable battery or SD slot is beyond a deal...

No removable battery or SD slot is beyond a deal breaker for me. I wouldn't even consider it, so the glass back is a moot point.
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,419
Posted By CO762
You should see the knife....

You should see the knife....
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,419
Posted By aaron_a
thats a big bird...

thats a big bird...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,419
Posted By 480sparky
I call it The Wal-Marting of America. Low price...

I call it The Wal-Marting of America. Low price is king. Quality and service?..... who cares?
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,419
Posted By 480sparky
Another one is, "I've got all the work done. But...

Another one is, "I've got all the work done. But the city now says I need a permit. So all I need you to do is buy a permit for me. You won't have to do any work at all."

Or better yet, "Hey,...
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,419
Posted By RangoWA
Or they will recommend you to all their friends...

Or they will recommend you to all their friends if they get a good deal. Golly, a bunch more tightwads, count me in!
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,419
Posted By EricBrancard
Yes, that is one of my favorites. It's weird how...

Yes, that is one of my favorites. It's weird how those people never have any more work, though. :whistling
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,419
Posted By Inner10
That line is timeless.

That line is timeless.
Forum: General Discussion 03-15-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,419
Posted By Splinter
I got the "I have a lot more work for you if you...

I got the "I have a lot more work for you if you give me a good price on this" line during a phone call yesterday. It was hard to hold back the laugh.... My helper heard and was snickering a few...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 02-07-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,108
Posted By 480sparky
Let the feeding frenzy commence!

HomeAdvisor takes on AngiesList (http://www.ispot.tv/ad/7lyE/homeadvisor-versus-angies-list).
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,458
Posted By LogHome
If you are offering to work for free then it's...

If you are offering to work for free then it's not work, it's volunteering. You would be volunteering for a week for free not working at your new company. No real company would have you work for...
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,458
Posted By LogHome
Correct, I paid off $40,000.00 of credit card...

Correct, I paid off $40,000.00 of credit card debt this year which I had been carrying for the past 5 years all by realizing that I need to charge for bids.
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,458
Posted By FrankSmith
You might be my new role model.

You might be my new role model.
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,458
Posted By LogHome
So if I order an appetizer at a nice restaurant...

So if I order an appetizer at a nice restaurant the charge for the appetizer is refunded if my date and I each order a steak too? That's the same mentality. If I get my oil changed I get my money...
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,458
Posted By LogHome
I do charge for bids. I don't know why you say...

I do charge for bids. I don't know why you say "obviously if they book the charge would be waved". Even if they book, you should still charge for the bid. Doesn't that 2 -3 hours of driving cost...
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,458
Posted By Home wood
That's a tough call. We get calls to quote jobs...

That's a tough call.
We get calls to quote jobs as a sub to a larger contractor that is using our quote to get the job. So if they don't get the job I don't get the job regardless if my portion was...
Forum: Business 11-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,458
Posted By thewife214
charging for estimates

I have found that my husband is getting a lot of request for bids on very large jobs that people either know are not in their budget are very unrealistic about their budget or are not serious...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-08-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By Leo G
Wanna bet? There is no net gain for the...

Wanna bet?

There is no net gain for the planet when India and China are opening up a new coal fired plant every week
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-08-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,197
Posted By Robie
Well, don't say you weren't warned. And no, this...

Well, don't say you weren't warned. And no, this is not political...it's reality.

Just buck up and pass the increase along to your customers.....:whistling
...
Forum: Business 11-07-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,923
Posted By LogHome
Charging for Bids 2014

As a log home maintenance contractor in Colorado it's become apparent that not many people who own a log home can actually afford the maintenance on a log home and even less can afford restoration...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-06-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,541
Posted By brickhook
I went and gave the money to Mom, since I felt...

I went and gave the money to Mom, since I felt like the car wasn't really mine to start with.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-06-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,541
Posted By blacktop
OK...I'm sad for ya about the Vett! But...

OK...I'm sad for ya about the Vett!


But I'm sitting here with drool dripping on my keyboard looking at that scaffold !! :eek:
Forum: General Discussion 11-05-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,169
Posted By Cricket
Who likes FREE stuff?

If you spend much time on a ladder, I think you are gonna love this! We were able to get a few of these and plan on GIVING THEM AWAY to a couple of our members over the coming weeks!...
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