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Old 04-30-2010, 12:00 AM
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Best Customer Complaints!

Hi guys, I don't know if there's another thread about this or not, but I figure there has to be some pretty funny customer complaint stories out there. I've been in the biz about 10 years and have had some where it's all I can do to keep from busting out laughing. A few years ago I had one customer come out and stop me while mowing accusing me of having dull blades and leaving a sh*tty cut because my mower was leaving these stripes in their yard and it looked "just like a baseball field." (since a baseball field is the epitome of poor lawn maintenance.....). They went on to ask if there was a way I could remove the stripes from the yard! Trying to accommodate I went over the stripes in the opposite direction and promptly quit. What do you guys have?
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Old 04-30-2010, 01:45 AM
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hahahaha thats funny. ill have to do some thinking. i cant think of one off the top of my head.
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Old 05-02-2010, 01:17 AM
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hahahaha thats funny. ill have to do some thinking. i cant think of one off the top of my head.
Ditto, I'm sure I have a couple. Well heck, I actually had one today, nothing really funny I suppose. I hacked down the shrubs at a ladies house almost a month ago, saw her today and she says I didn't cut them enough because they are already sprouting back pretty good. I tried not to laugh and explained to her it's the joy of spring when everything is growing like crazy.
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Old 05-02-2010, 02:51 PM
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customer complaints

Best one I have heard was "Your mowing the yard to fast".
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Old 05-02-2010, 08:25 PM
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Yeah I've heard that one, usually old people wanting you to have to work a long time for your money. I had one older lady say that one of her friends said the big riders are so heavy they will crack sidewalks and driveways. I asked her why her car wasn't cracking the driveway and she said she didn't keep it in the same spot for very long.........where do people come up with this stuff??????
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Old 05-02-2010, 09:42 PM
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Yeah I've heard that one, usually old people wanting you to have to work a long time for your money. I had one older lady say that one of her friends said the big riders are so heavy they will crack sidewalks and driveways. I asked her why her car wasn't cracking the driveway and she said she didn't keep it in the same spot for very long.........where do people come up with this stuff??????
i cant believe someone would actually think a ZTR would crack their driveway
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Old 05-02-2010, 09:46 PM
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I had a guy (bystander) said I was in a pissed off mood cuz I was mowing an acre commercial property at full speed.
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i cant believe someone would actually think a ZTR would crack their driveway
I had a guy think a jeep with stump grinder on the back would crack his driveway.



He also bought my f250 (diesel) would crack the driveway.
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Old 05-04-2010, 01:09 AM
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at least it's good for some comedic relief...I had a lady ask me if sticks would hurt her lawn...wtf!?
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I heard this one last year after an install.

" It's look good, almost too good, can you make it look less good. "
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