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olderthandirt
08-29-2004, 09:23 PM
I'll let all in on a little secret, you know all those hits this site get becouse of Bob, like this one. Guess how much he gets paid? HAHA Why cut grass when you can sit at home and collect 6 figures a yr just pizzing people off. Cha Ching!

Mac

Up North
08-29-2004, 09:44 PM
?????:confused:

You lost me on that one.

Trevors Lawn Care
08-29-2004, 09:46 PM
what?

what are you talking about.

are you talking about the founders of LS.com?
ya they prolly bank of this site, and why do you think BG hasnt been banned long ago for causing so much chaos...because he keeps people coming back...keeps LS.com getting more and more hits, which they show potential advertisers how many hits they get daily, and thats how they make their $$$$$$$$. They obviously know what they are doing

trevor

all ferris
08-29-2004, 09:46 PM
Originally posted by Up North
?????:confused:

You lost me on that one.

Do a search on Bobbygedd

sniggly
08-29-2004, 09:52 PM
I wonder if he is going to weigh in on this.

bobbygedd
08-29-2004, 09:53 PM
at a boy mac, now you let the cat out of the bag.

Up North
08-29-2004, 09:55 PM
Originally posted by all ferris
Do a search on Bobbygedd

A search turns up a million posts & threads that Bobby contributed to or started. Nothing about him getting paid to do so.

dkeisala
08-29-2004, 10:06 PM
Funny...I was just thinking about starting a thread titled "wouldn't it be nice" followed up by an original post of "if bobby g. started a thread and nobody responded?!!"

Sneaky
08-29-2004, 10:06 PM
I just wonder when he is going to write a book for all of us to read. lol

bobbygedd
08-29-2004, 10:08 PM
now geeksala, you know that would never happen

olderthandirt
08-29-2004, 10:09 PM
Be a smart azz but the truth is your making 6 figures for the info that you post. Dam there goes a few more cents your way. Well I'll just consider it as an oppertunity to let everyone in on your secret.

Mac

dkeisala
08-29-2004, 10:19 PM
Originally posted by bobbygedd
now geeksala, you know that would never happen geeksala....cute! Pretty much sure that I've been called worse by better people.

bobbygedd
08-29-2004, 10:20 PM
fact is fact mac. i generate more views on a mish mosh thread than any other 5 members combined, when they post serious topics. they swear they hate me, but they still follow me around. i don't get it, i never did anything to be hated for, i really don't get it. but, i can't sweat stuff i can't control. fact is though, i am more knowledgable, and have come further in half a year than most of them will get in thier lives. so be it, they r just jealous

dkeisala
08-29-2004, 10:24 PM
Originally posted by bobbygedd
fact is fact mac. i generate more views on a mish mosh thread than any other 5 members combined, when they post serious topics.Hmmm - maybe it's time for that to change. Can't be king of the hill forever. Hope you've enjoyed your time in the limelight.

printer88
08-29-2004, 10:32 PM
You all certainly have a point.There is no way bg could find time to mow a lawn when he is constantly on the comp!Or maybe he is so smart he cloned himself...yeah right.

fga
08-29-2004, 10:39 PM
Originally posted by printer88
You all certainly have a point.There is no way bg could find time to mow a lawn when he is constantly on the comp!Or maybe he is so smart he cloned himself...yeah right. How do you know what he makes in a week? how do you know his family income? how do you know what his wife is making, she's into real estate, told me to talk to her when i was interested????? you don't know..... i don't kill myself with hours either, and i'm usaully home by 3:30, and i can finish my route in 4/5 days. my wife is in school full time, not making much money, but when she graduates, and starts really pulling....... we'll make enough to more then get by and HAVE PLENTY OF FREE TIME TO DO WHATEVER WE WANT. Just cuz someone has free time , doesn't mean they're not making money or working hard.

bobbygedd
08-29-2004, 10:43 PM
thank you fga. these guys have blinders on. they can't see past the pinstripes. they keep thinking "by the hour" or "i'm making a profit", that mindset will keep you busting your butt. hope your wife gets a great job when she's done with school

olderthandirt
08-29-2004, 10:51 PM
Adam
I'm sure Bobby appreciates the $$$ for the response.

Mac

printer88
08-29-2004, 10:53 PM
I don't get on here to purposely upset people.I am just having conversation.In other words I was only kidding.I don't care what anyone in the world makes.I just worry about what I have to make to have a decent life.I never judge."Judge not that ye be not judged"-mattew-7:1.Please chill.I did'nt mean to ruffle your feathers.

impactlandscaping
08-29-2004, 10:58 PM
Bobby, here's my .02..ching..ching!! <a href='http://www.smileycentral.com/?partner=ZSzeb008' target='_blank'><img src='http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/12/12_8_6.gif' border=0></a><a href='http://www.smileycentral.com/?partner=ZSzeb008' target='_blank'><img src='http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/12/12_8_6.gif' border=0></a>

Wouldn't it be so great if it were true??

Adam, what's up, man? Hope the wife gets a great job with really great bennies...good health insurance and retirement are key. My wife only works enough hours to keep her happy and keep our benefits..

dkeisala
08-29-2004, 11:01 PM
Mac

If what you say is true, how sad. I mean, it makes perfect sense because what bobby has to say is more entertainment than it is useful information. And yes, for a message board like this to exist requires money which requires advertisers which require some kind of gaurantee they are going to receive the kind of traffic required to jusify the advertising expense. All of this hinges on having content, useful or not, that people or willing to click on and view. Like they say, everyone likes to watch a fat man dance. So, you may very well be right, but....

There is, without question, TONS of useful information on this site and it does achieve the objective of helping those of us in the business network with others like us. This is very cool and very helpful, but...

There's this issue with bobby. So I guess the solution might be to continue using LS for what it is intended for but to quit paying attention to the class clown. If he is in fact profiting by my traffic to this site, so be it. At least I won't continue being a party to his antics.

bobbygedd
08-29-2004, 11:01 PM
but i know you meant it when you said, "he's so smart", right printer? i don't care what these guys say anyhow. look back, all the great ones were critisized, and laughed at.....ben franklin, thomas edison, jesus

pjslawncare/landscap
08-29-2004, 11:02 PM
Screw em if they cant take a joke. I guess the truth dont hurt if ya dont listen to the truth. Bobs the hit man, he makes hit & lots of em. Thats the truth whether U hear it not. nuf sed

printer88
08-29-2004, 11:07 PM
You are right I don't know you .I am sorry that I made any derogatory comment.As far as I know you could be the smartest man alive?But I am glad you included Jesus.That's the best Word I have seen here yet.Without him we would be nothing!

all degree
08-29-2004, 11:08 PM
Thats one hell of a conspiracy theory dirt!! Its also crazy.

bobbygedd
08-29-2004, 11:11 PM
amen to that printer

LHlandscaping
08-29-2004, 11:20 PM
Congratulations to you Bobby if you do earn and $ by keeping the site so lively. I just cannot believe that anyone would be jealous of such a good idea. Personally, if its true my hats off to you. There are others types of incomes beyond earned incomes. Fortunately this undustry is filled with people who don't realize that. Who really wants to spend theirt whole life working hard for nothing? Thats why there are emlpoyees!

Lawn-Scapes
08-29-2004, 11:23 PM
fact is fact mac. i generate more views on a mish mosh thread than any other 5 members combined, when they post serious topics. they swear they hate me, but they still follow me around. i don't get it, i never did anything to be hated for, i really don't get it. but, i can't sweat stuff i can't control. fact is though, i am more knowledgable, and have come further in half a year than most of them will get in thier lives. so be it, they r just jealous

It's not jealousy Bobby... it's not hatred either. It's more of a disgust (To offend the taste or moral sense of). It's like I said in the other thread... you have learned a lot here and the way you pay it back is a slap in the face. Your customer relations threads (stories?) are so absurd and rediculous... that if people were to practice them 99% would fail. I constantly see comments where you generalize the members here as "punks".. "jackasses".. "turds".. "losers".. "idots" and that's all I can remember off the top of my head. You also throw your "I'm more knowledgable than you" attitude around a little too much. And... where did most of it come from? You seem to be under the impression that you are the only successful lawn business out there.

Unfortunitely.. the reason you generate more hits than you deserve is because people thrive on conflict and controversy. It's not for all that knowledge you seem to want to share.

It's late... gotta go. Again.. I don't hate you.. just lost respect.

Wells
08-29-2004, 11:34 PM
Bobbys threads are one of the things that keep me coming back here day after day. I specifically look for the threads started by him in order to get my daily laugh.

I can only read threads about which mower is better, or the echo vs stihl debate so many times, eventually I just want want to hear a good story and Bobby has some of the best.

Keep up the good work Bobby and if you are profiting from your stories then great job, you have found a way to profit from your posts, what a true business man you are. Thanks for keeping us entertained.

65hoss
08-29-2004, 11:39 PM
People come here for different reasons. If they only come here to read Bobby's posts only then there is a problem. If they read his posts and threads while they are here using this site for what it is intended then even better. To each his own I guess.

Tider6972
08-29-2004, 11:46 PM
Wells, I agree! BG is a riot!

He presents ideas, often in an absurd or ridiculous fashion, but which can be very thought provoking. ...and he's nearly always funny and entertaining! More power to him.

I think he takes daily events, spins them 'just a little' LOL, and contributes to our educations by evoking responses...some are thoughtful, some are just pizzed..LOL. The guy's got a talent!

What is really so sad it's funny is the people who take him so seriously and even get angry at him! LOL


...Oh, and ol' Mac just borrowed one of BG's techniques to entertain us and to generate this thread ! Too funny !

dkeisala
08-29-2004, 11:48 PM
Well, while we are talking conpiracy theory's, perhaps mac and bobby are all in it together!

Aaron Marshall
08-29-2004, 11:55 PM
I come to this site daily to learn something new every day; it doesn't matter who is saying it. I can take it as good or bad advice, use it or make sure not to use it. I think that this is a great way for us lawn care companies to get everything figured out. And as for if you have a problem with a member, state your opinion and don't worry about it. If you have to sit and be bothered by someone else, and how they make thier money, then you should be out working harder to get what YOU want. Thanks for all the stories and advice Bobby- good or bad, I use them to better myself.

CJ GreenScapes
08-29-2004, 11:56 PM
I find myself agreeing a little with everybody who responded:

Who cares, along as Lawnsite continues to grow?

Bobby's posts are entertaining, whether they are true or not.

He admits to gaining alot on this site, but I don't think he gives back as much good advice as he probably could. But, that's his perogative.

We all have a choice on which threads we participate in, and alot of people choose to view and add to Bobby's comments.

I'm not pro-Bobby, but I'm not anti either. I usually spend my time on the more informative threads. But that's what I love about this site - there's something for everyone.

pcnservices
08-30-2004, 12:14 AM
Originally posted by olderthandirt
.......you know all those hits this site get becouse of Bob, like this one. Guess how much he gets paid? HAHA Why cut grass when you can sit at home and collect 6 figures a yr just pizzing people off. ......
Now I understand why Sean Adams keeps on covering up Bobby's a$$ when he's under attack from other LS members for his BS stories :D
Good catch Mac

jajwrigh
08-30-2004, 12:20 AM
Originally posted by olderthandirt
I'll let all in on a little secret, you know all those hits this site get becouse of Bob, like this one. Guess how much he gets paid? HAHA Why cut grass when you can sit at home and collect 6 figures a yr just pizzing people off. Cha Ching!

Mac

What the hell are you talking about and what is your motive?

Tider6972
08-30-2004, 12:26 AM
ya dun good...heh heh

olderthandirt
08-30-2004, 12:49 AM
Originally posted by jajwrigh
What the hell are you talking about and what is your motive?

Your reading, and the rest is not to hard to follow, Cha ching

Mac

Ray & Karen
08-30-2004, 05:57 AM
Lighten up Francis!

malliso
08-30-2004, 06:09 AM
actually as a beginner in the lawncare industry 3 years ago,I have gained a lot of knowledge from this site that has helped me grow as well as our business from alot of good people on here.When I see bobbygedd s posts I start to wonder again if we are here to help each other out or try to tick people off.I get enuff drama day by day without A guy I ll never see telling me my business is crap instead of helping

bobbygedd
08-30-2004, 08:05 AM
i'm not here to help you pal, got it? i mean if you ask a question, i may, or may not give you advice. if i do, you probably wouldn't take it anyhow. there are a few that like me, but the majority hates me. who cares. when i start to worry about what you people think of me, i'll be doomed. mr. addams does NOT pay me one red cent, why should he? that is a fact. oh, did i mention i'm going fishin today? and tommorow? what are you guys doing?

PMLAWN
08-30-2004, 08:07 AM
A plant, to liven up the action. WOW now I will think about all the AKA's on this site all day. Thanks for giving me something to do today.
Drama sells, bad news sells, sex sells, --Now BG sells.

KenH
08-30-2004, 08:20 AM
Originally posted by pcnservices
Now I understand why Sean Adams keeps on covering up Bobby's a$$ when he's under attack from other LS members for his BS stories :D
Good catch Mac
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A while back I had an email conversation with Sean about a topic Bobby posted about, you know, the one where he sprayed water for nutsedge control. While I knew BG was only kidding, I knew this planted a seed in many heads. I conveyed to Sean I did not think this was the image he wanted Lawnsite to portray. What happened???? probably nothing...the thread/reply is still there.

I lost respect for a few people. If I wanted to be entertained, Id read the comics.


While the idea that BG keeps the website going is interesting, there really are paid "pumpers" out there who do just that.........

1MajorTom
08-30-2004, 08:33 AM
Originally posted by KenH
A while back I had an email conversation with Sean about a topic Bobby posted about, you know, the one where he sprayed water for nutsedge control. While I knew BG was only kidding, I knew this planted a seed in many heads. I conveyed to Sean I did not think this was the image he wanted Lawnsite to portray. What happened???? probably nothing...the thread/reply is still there.

That is false though. If you notice bg's latest reply about the dog and applying, he clealy states that Sean wouldn't like joking about chemicals. Here's the quote that I copied and pasted by bg:
"pipe down already. ok, you know what? i'd love to tell you i sprayed the yard, the dog, and the jacusi, just to get you all to bash me for it. but, mr. addams would not appreciate me joking where chemicals are involved. this is what i did: i treated the beds, and turf in the front yard only, where the dog could not go. i'll have to do the back another day. told client i will under no circumstances risk the health of any man, woman, child, or animal."

KenH
08-30-2004, 09:40 AM
Cmon Jodi.......How many people do you think read this reply "this is what i like: towards the end of the season, when the nutsedge will dissapear on its own, you sell nutsedge treatments. but, there really isn't anything in the tank, except straight water . but, no body knows. you charge $45 a gallon to spray the water, and tell them the sedge will die in 2 to 3 weeks. behold, in 2 weeks it turns colors, and in 3-4 it's gone. you look like a genius!!"

Can you please show me where what you posted is written in the same thread as the one I am referring to???


Basically, the above is still written on Lawnsite and comes up in nutsedge search. How would you like that thread quoted in a trade magazine??? How can you even defend that???

fga
08-30-2004, 09:46 AM
Originally posted by KenH
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I conveyed to Sean I did not think this was the image he wanted Lawnsite to portray. What happened???? probably nothing...the thread/reply is still there.

THERE ARE SEVERAL POSTERS WHO HAVE SAID REDICULOUS THINGS, AND CONTINUE TO SAY THEM. I'VE REPORTED SOME, BUT THE FACT IS, THEY ARE ALWAYS GOING TO BE AROUND.
FOR EXAMPLE..... GARDEN PANZER!!!!!!!! THIS GUY HAS TALKED SO MUCH ANTI-AMERICAN TALK, AND BRINGING BACK DEAD US MARINES HELMETS WHO "LOST FACE" FIGHTING AN "UNDERDOG". THIS GUY HAS BEEN PHYSICALLY THREATENED BY MEMEBERS AND RIGHTFULLY SO. HE'LL STILL BE THERE TOMORROW POSTING THE SAME SHLT,.....
if this POS is allowed to trash America on this site, BG's harmless threads shouldn't even be an issue.

olderthandirt
08-30-2004, 10:30 AM
Originally posted by KenH
Cmon Jodi.......How many people do you think read this reply "this is what i like: towards the end of the season, when the nutsedge will dissapear on its own, you sell nutsedge treatments. but, there really isn't anything in the tank, except straight water . but, no body knows. you charge $45 a gallon to spray the water, and tell them the sedge will die in 2 to 3 weeks. behold, in 2 weeks it turns colors, and in 3-4 it's gone. you look like a genius!!"

Can you please show me where what you posted is written in the same thread as the one I am referring to???


Basically, the above is still written on Lawnsite and comes up in nutsedge search. How would you like that thread quoted in a trade magazine??? How can you even defend that???

Ken as a "professional " do you believe that? of course you don't and anyone who would is not a "professional" This is an internet site not a university. If you believe everything that is posted here or any other site you are doomed to failure becoase there are 2 ways to learn #1 is doing it -The school of hard knocks and #2 is a college of your choice or working for someone that has been in the business and went through either #1or#2. If you & others don't like what Bobby says don't pay attention to him. But that will NEVER happen becuase Bobby is like that scab on your arm just gotta pick it to see if it will still bleed, and his post are the same, might make you laugh, learn or just make you respond. :D

Mac

Rick Jones
08-30-2004, 10:30 AM
I like bobbygedd and his posts. He adds some fun to the mundane world of grass cutting.

If you can't tolerate a little humor, there's a simple solution, just don't click on his posts.

bobbygedd
08-30-2004, 11:00 AM
ken, for your information, sean addams was all over me like my wifes date was all over her after the prom. he told me that although he knew i was joking, others didn't, and this would not be tolerated. i made it a point, in that thread, to go back and make it clear that i was joking. did you read that? or maybe you missed it? or maybe you just love pointing out the not so good things i do, and overlook the USEFUL info i give out like collecting on debt, laying sod, the PROPER way to treat/ eliminate nutsedge, a good reason and under what conditions the lawn should be cut shorter......etc, etc. along with my screwing around, i've probably given out more useful info than you, you just can't see it cus you are concentrating on the "mish mosh", kinda like waving a shiny lure in front of a fish, all he sees is the lure, he doesn't even notice that there is a 4000 lb boat 30 feet away. if you think sean lets me slide when i'm clearly out of line, you are terribly mistaken. i been put in my place by him many times. i just don't do anything THAT BAD to warrent a banning

bobbygedd
08-30-2004, 11:03 AM
and btw way, look at the hits. like it or not, hate me or love me, people read about me. granted you'd probably like to be reading my obituary, but until then, all you got is this. btw, i like all of you (well, most of you)

GreenMonster
08-30-2004, 11:07 AM
Originally posted by bobbygedd
under what conditions the lawn should be cut shorter

Hey Bobby, did you ever finally reveal your reasons in that thread? Curiousity kept me interested for a while, but I got tired of checking in on that one without the answer.....

bobbygedd
08-30-2004, 11:19 AM
i gave it out in pm only. if others are interested, i'd be glad to share openly, but we all know, i'm nothing more than a fountain of useless information

mbricker
08-30-2004, 11:21 AM
Bobby, why are you acting as if your feelings got hurt?
We all know you don't have any.

bobbygedd
08-30-2004, 11:25 AM
no feelings? come on now. if you cut me do i not bleed? if you pinch me do i not say ouch? i have a big heart. in fact, here is a picture of it > .

KenH
08-30-2004, 11:25 AM
Originally posted by bobbygedd
and btw way, look at the hits. like it or not, hate me or love me, people read about me. granted you'd probably like to be reading my obituary, but until then, all you got is this. btw, i like all of you (well, most of you)

Bobby--- I dont hate you....heck, I dont even know you.


Do me a favor, post me a copy of a bit of information you gave someone. I mean real-world info. which can help the majority who read it. Not some semi-amusing story, or some weird business practices which can only work for you.....but real, useful info. I searched past 2 pages of posts you have responded to and came up with nothing.

I just got tired of looking.

EagleLandscape
08-30-2004, 11:25 AM
who really cares, just go on about your business. Bobby is right, people just follow him around and read the stories, true or not- they get read. As for me, I try to concentrate on why I came to this site for.

Ursushorribilus
08-30-2004, 11:37 AM
The entertainment value alone is priceless...Bobby Gedd for president!

dkeisala
08-30-2004, 11:42 AM
Originally posted by Ursushorribilus
The entertainment value alone is priceless...Bobby Gedd for president! Hell, why not...he can't possibly do any worse than Bush.

geogunn
08-30-2004, 11:57 AM
Originally posted by dkeisala
Hell, why not...he can't possibly do any worse than Bush.

and would probably do as well as john KKKerry if he's elected.

GEO

Trevors Lawn Care
08-30-2004, 12:26 PM
Originally posted by dkeisala
Hell, why not...he can't possibly do any worse than Bush.

at least Bush had the balls to stop something before anything happened. Much more than can be said of Kerry and his running away from action with his swift boat.

trrevor

Turf Medic
08-30-2004, 01:04 PM
Originally posted by bobbygedd
i gave it out in pm only. if others are interested, i'd be glad to share openly, but we all know, i'm nothing more than a fountain of useless information

Bobby post the reason for cutting grass short! Please

bobbygedd
08-30-2004, 01:33 PM
say pretty please

Forest
08-30-2004, 02:02 PM
You know you guys, I must admit that I admire all of the knowlege that you have shared over the years with your expertise in the lawn and landscape industry. You are ALL good people in you're own ways. Everybodies personalities are different, for if they weren't, then we wouldnt have colorfull people like Bobby. I mean SERIOUSLY, to start a thread just to get a rise out of people such as this "BobbyGedd and the Money Trail"?! What is this supposed to be about. This is SOOOO off topic, wouldn't you say?

Turf Medic
08-30-2004, 05:18 PM
Originally posted by bobbygedd
say pretty please

OK enough already

Pretty Please

Now I said it, give it up

You are worse than a young girl on her first date :D

bobbygedd
08-30-2004, 05:23 PM
check it out dude, i told everyone

Turf Medic
08-30-2004, 05:41 PM
damn always the last to know

fga
08-30-2004, 06:32 PM
Originally posted by fga
THERE ARE SEVERAL POSTERS WHO HAVE SAID REDICULOUS THINGS, AND CONTINUE TO SAY THEM. I'VE REPORTED SOME, BUT THE FACT IS, THEY ARE ALWAYS GOING TO BE AROUND.
FOR EXAMPLE..... GARDEN PANZER!!!!!!!! THIS GUY HAS TALKED SO MUCH ANTI-AMERICAN TALK, AND BRINGING BACK DEAD US MARINES HELMETS WHO "LOST FACE" FIGHTING AN "UNDERDOG". THIS GUY HAS BEEN PHYSICALLY THREATENED BY MEMEBERS AND RIGHTFULLY SO. HE'LL STILL BE THERE TOMORROW POSTING THE SAME SHLT,.....
if this POS is allowed to trash America on this site, BG's harmless threads shouldn't even be an issue. just incase any of you are not familiar with this piece of garbage..... he was at the zoo today when i took my daughter.......

odin
08-30-2004, 07:03 PM
Originally posted by fga
just incase any of you are not familiar with this piece of garbage..... he was at the zoo today when i took my daughter.......



Actually adam he was ..in his native habitat .... distraught over being rejected by his boyfriend's ....he goes into his habit for head compulsion