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Old 07-02-2013, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by grassmonkey0311 View Post
I'm going to play the other side of things. Here is why.

If he is a contractor, he leaves a lot and goes overseas for extended periods of time. Chances are 90% that he was former military. IF thats the case, his wife has NO CLUE what she is doing. Coming from the military side, I can say most of the wives are clueless on how to handle things while their husband is gone.
My experiences have been the exact opposite of what you describe. I can't remember any issues beyond some occasional delays due to "That's something I would like to run by my husband. There may be a bit of a delay.".
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Old 07-02-2013, 09:20 PM
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PITA customer: drop or not

I'd move on common sense tells me that and any person who wants you to mow in the rain is no good and doesn't care about there property! Better off to move on
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Old 07-03-2013, 01:39 AM
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It sounds to me like you've bent over backward to accomodate her and she's still not happy, time to pull the plug. It is frustrating when you go out of your way to please people and they still want to treat you like the "yard guy".
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Old 07-03-2013, 02:47 AM
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I agree, dump her. But I would also like to know what the hell bank you have that charges $15 for an out-of-state check and takes a week for it to clear? You are depositing it into your business account aren't you? If that's the case I would dump their ass too!
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Old 07-07-2013, 04:47 AM
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Your near me i think we HAD twin customers in nc! Got rid of her quick. After she complained about all my work for the first 7 weeks whwn neighbors complimented it!!
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Old 07-07-2013, 07:32 AM
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Old 07-07-2013, 10:33 AM
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I read the first line and realized that the PITA you need to get rid of is the bank...
Now that I know that clay's texture(platelets) has nothing to do with water infiltration, percolation, or drainage
,,, I wonder what does...
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Old 07-07-2013, 10:38 AM
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I read the first line and realized that the PITA you need to get rid of is the bank...
I've never heard of that but would be enough to get me to leave them. I've got a CU and checks are available at time of deposit.
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Old 07-07-2013, 12:20 PM
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+1 on dropping her, and drop the bank for a credit union.

I had some ladies dog bite me back when I worked for another company. I was heated! They're lucky you're probably a kind hearted dog lover like me and don't sue or complain to the town. I've heard in a lot of places if your dog bites someone three times, they'll make you have it put down. Not that you should act on any of this, trust me, karma is intense. But if it was your dog sitting in the truck while you mowed, that bit her, it'd be a different story! While I think bad dogs are rare, bad/stupid dog owners everywhere.

Try to explain yourself so as to not leave a bad taste in her mouth (some kind of excuse other than "because you're a pain in the ass") and move on.
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Old 07-07-2013, 01:12 PM
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100% Drop her.
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