Old 02-27-2013, 10:24 PM
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the_bug_guy the_bug_guy is offline
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another dumb customer.

Got a call for carpenter ants. Took my $65k rig and tools have to use termidor figured id give the guy a break. Bait the house with optic guard dust the attic and base of house and ant trails with termidor and coke ( not cocaine) and give him a discount. $350.00.. he jumps and screams tells me I'm just trying to rip him off. I leave he calls back today and says ok I got the job if ill do it for $275.00. I asked why... his answer. Yours was the cheapest bid.
I was dumb founded I was cheapest and I could have the job if I dropped my price.
I told him sure. Ill be st your house the first Monday of December. He hung up on me
1 wife
2 ex-wives (both for sale)
5 daughters
12 grandkids
1Mortage Company
6 insurance companies
cant figure out why I cant retire this year.
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Old 03-01-2013, 09:45 AM
bugsNbows bugsNbows is offline
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We certainly don't negotiate prices. We figure out all associated costs, set the price and deliver it. If somebody wants cheap, we encourage them to call a bottom feeder company. LOL.
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Old 03-01-2013, 03:57 PM
gregory gregory is offline
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thats funny.......
The Internet lets you be anything you wannabe except smart. Your stupidity will always come out.
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