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PMLAWN
08-14-2004, 09:42 AM
Don't shoot me yet. I am happy it is here and i have learned a lot. Not questioning it's value.

But. How often do you find yourself checking in in the moring and not getting off till 15 min. after you should be at the first job.
Or do you find yourself replying late into the night when you should be in bed. I enjoy time here but I find it can be addictive at times. Am I the only one?

I'm sure the first reply to this will be that this thread is a waste of their time.------------------Sorry it's raining.

tiedeman
08-14-2004, 09:51 AM
yeah, but it is time well spent

Avery
08-14-2004, 09:53 AM
Not really. I get up early enough to check in the a.m. Can't be messing around on the computer when I have several crews waiting for me at the yard. Normally I would be working today but I gave the guys off to prepare for Charlie.

budrock
08-14-2004, 10:36 AM
I'm new to the lawn care business and have spent countless hours on this site in the last couple of months. I consider it an investment that will continue to pay dividends for a long time. A special Thanks goes out to all you pros that are staying on at a "cost" to your business. You're time is greatly appreciated!!

Green Care
08-14-2004, 10:39 AM
No Way evening or late night.

grass_cuttin_fool
08-14-2004, 10:52 AM
At times I spend too much time on it, but I have learned many things that have made work easier and morre profitable also, so its a great trade off

odin
08-14-2004, 11:18 AM
i have a lap top on a table by the couch ...when i watch the news or tv or when im sitting with my daughters i check in and see whats going on.

walker-talker
08-14-2004, 12:38 PM
Business is first, lawnsite and other lawn forums come second...so to speak.

redoak77
08-14-2004, 01:58 PM
LoL I spend upwards of an hour a day.... and i have no regrets

satch
08-14-2004, 02:26 PM
Not time just sleep.On the days i am at the firehouse instead of sleeping i stay up and read these threads.

Cod
08-14-2004, 03:36 PM
I usually check them every other day or so and usually its in the later hours of the day. On weekends, however, I tend to check the forums once or twice a day.

Turf Dancer
08-14-2004, 05:08 PM
I don't come on here until after the work is done or on the weekend when I am caught up. Actually Lawnsite has saved me money in the long run for the following reasons.

I can research what works so I don't buy junk!
I can get ideas from other people so I can save time in the field.
I can get ideas how to cut costs.

This site is an huge wealth of information at my finger tips when I can actually type.

EastProLawn
08-14-2004, 05:09 PM
Originally posted by tiedeman
yeah, but it is time well spent You said it:D :D :D Especially when there is a new Bobby Gedd thread....LOL

Native
08-14-2004, 06:59 PM
This site has helped me so much I can't even tell you.
It's worth the time to come on and help your business grow just do it when your free that's all.

Thank's Lawnsite.com for helping me make my business grow in such a short time.

wiselawns
08-14-2004, 07:22 PM
Like it has been said, time well spent. I have learned a lot from the many comments and opinions posted here.

Tonyr
08-14-2004, 10:55 PM
Yep, I'll admit I tend to get caught up here...I'm solo so if I'm a bit late it's not too bad, it is the late nights while I'm on that slows me down :)

The site is so valuable, learn't heaps and met some awesome people!

qualitylandscaping
08-14-2004, 10:58 PM
I should be doing paperwork right now.. I think that explains it;)

chefdrp
08-14-2004, 11:08 PM
i check posts in am and then in pm when i should be in bed, Wife always yells at me

Liberty Lawncare
08-14-2004, 11:37 PM
Originally posted by Turf Dancer
I don't come on here until after the work is done or on the weekend when I am caught up. Actually Lawnsite has saved me money in the long run for the following reasons.

I can research what works so I don't buy junk!
I can get ideas from other people so I can save time in the field.
I can get ideas how to cut costs.

This site is an huge wealth of information at my finger tips when I can actually type.

Exactly.
By the way thare is some of the best comic tallent in the world on this site:D

txlawnking
08-14-2004, 11:48 PM
Ditto that^^^^^, and Chef's response.. My wife squaks hard about my time spent on here too.... LOL

CJ GreenScapes
08-15-2004, 02:14 AM
Well, it's 2:00 in the morning right now, if that answers your question. Time well spent if you ask me!

Itsgottobegreen
08-15-2004, 11:30 AM
Sleep, lawnsite, breakfast, work, lunch, lawnsite, work, dinner, lawnsite, time spent in shop, lawnsite, sleep, and then do it all over again.

Yes time well spent. I have learned a lot and taught a lot here.

cantoo
08-15-2004, 08:51 PM
I keep a porn site open in a reduced window so I can quickly put it on the screen if my wife comes by. She gives me 30, 15, 10, 5 then 2 minute warnings to go to bed then she calls every 15 minutes from bed telling me to get off that damn lawnsite. :D