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Old 04-26-2006, 06:40 PM
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This takes the cake......(long vent)

today i was in one of my upscale mowing areas. i was finishing up and saw a 10yr old on a time cuter z (property next door), i asked if his parents were home ( he was going to fast on it almost hit my trailer) he said i dont live here, i just mow homes for $5. long sorry short daddy owns the mower and trimer. so i go about my own biz and go to my last property, mean while on my way i put out these fliers on the homes next to me. with a price to mow there home on it also



so i finish the last home and the owner next to me comes home so i give him one of my fliers and starts to look it over. low and behold the punk comes by sees me talking to the owner. he stops his mower jumps off and runs up and tells the guy dont have him do it @ $25 i only cost $5. (i now want to kill this kid) so the guy tell him to start doing it weekly. kid jumps on his mower and starts mowing. i tell the guy if the kid gets hurt he can be liable in-case of injury. also my cost includes Mowing, Trimming, Edging, cleaning of grass from sprinkler heads and blow. he goes ok if the kid screws up ill call you.
so i leave. on my way out i see what looks like my flies all mowed up. i stop the truck and it is my fliers. every home i put them on they are mowed over on a empty lot. The point is if i find dear old daddy; HE'S GOING TO GET A EAR FULL. thats just rude of the kid to do that.
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Old 04-26-2006, 06:47 PM
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ps dont they have ethics classes in school anymore?
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Old 04-26-2006, 06:49 PM
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wow $5 damn! WOW mowing fliers to? WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 04-26-2006, 06:54 PM
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10 year old on a z i should have called osha!
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Old 04-26-2006, 07:00 PM
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It's not to late to call. Dad should be teaching the kid real business sense. When he scalps the yard, and it all burns up or he rips up all the sprinkler heads just charge double your normal rate. Maybe you can make more money fixing the kids mistakes then mowing the yard. Hmm
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Old 04-26-2006, 07:04 PM
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like that here too....

id call his father, and then the authorities......id call the cops for distruction of property and that might end the whole thing right there......
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Old 04-26-2006, 07:11 PM
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I was feeling kinda bad and sad about my day until I read about "dennis the menace"
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Old 04-26-2006, 08:14 PM
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i do not know were he lives in there. but i may try to find out thou.
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Old 04-26-2006, 09:00 PM
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i would follow this kid around take pictures of him on peoples lawns mowing, then contact the proper state office with your pictures.. that will fix him and his father !!!!
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Old 04-26-2006, 09:07 PM
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Here's what you need to do.

1. Listen to some early Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, and NWA.
I hated rap music for quite awhile and just started listening to the older west coast stuff. I think its great, even if its "gangster". I usually look for more complex music and lyrics. I hate almost all the mainstream radio tunes. I always thought rap was very repetitive, but the old stuff has alot of style to it. Dr. Dre produced alot of it and he makes some great beats.

2. Purchase an AK47.

You'll need this in order to terminate this young child.

3. Call it a day and go to Arbys.

Get a medium drink no ice, cheese sticks, and a junior roast beef.
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