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Old 09-26-2006, 08:08 PM
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I would love to tell my customers the cold hard truth sometimes, but screw it... I would have just mowed right over it.

I have customers with dog crap in their yards. I don't like it, but I mow over that too.... Again, it is not worth losing a customer over this. If it was a hundred piles of crap in a tiny yard I might say something, but I have yet to have it that bad.
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Old 09-26-2006, 08:29 PM
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if i was still on the mower yeah but if everything was packed up no way also i run peoples stuff over out of their beds all the time only if its just the plant itself no big roots or dirt
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Old 09-26-2006, 08:39 PM
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she comes out and says, "why didn't you mow over all that and clean it up?" He says, "if your toilet was broke, would you crap all over the floor and expect the plumber to clean it up?"
A classic, one that I must remember
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Old 09-26-2006, 08:48 PM
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Ida mowed it.
Most places here are sandy anyway...... a little more can't hurt that much.
Lower the throttle to keep from sucking up the big ones.
It would probably be a mess afterward.....but that comes back to the rule of nacho.........
nacho problem
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Old 09-26-2006, 09:01 PM
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It depends on how big the clumps were... more than a fist, forget it, she can pick it back up.
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Old 09-26-2006, 09:46 PM
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I would have done just as Matt did.
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Old 09-26-2006, 10:39 PM
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He handled it just perfect.
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Old 09-26-2006, 11:19 PM
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He should have cut over it then crapped on the lawn and asked her to clean it up.
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Old 09-26-2006, 11:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Rons Rightway Lawncare
I would love to tell my customers the cold hard truth sometimes, but screw it... I would have just mowed right over it.

I have customers with dog crap in their yards. I don't like it, but I mow over that too.... Again, it is not worth losing a customer over this. If it was a hundred piles of crap in a tiny yard I might say something, but I have yet to have it that bad.
I agree. Why make more stress for yourself.
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Old 09-26-2006, 11:25 PM
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I may be wrong but remember a thread where a rep. from pro-lockers used a sarcastic analogy to a customers problem. He was tore a new one by everyone one here. Matt did the same thing. That lady did a bad thing by assuming he would make everything perfect with his mower but there are more professional ways to deal with a problem like that. Don't get me wrong, heck, I would be proud if I said that to one of my customers. Yet, what kind of impression did I just leave?
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