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Old 04-11-2005, 09:34 PM
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Funny Way to pick up new customer

I m 19 so US Army recruiters have called and still call me. Today an army recruiter called my house to talk to me to see if I was interested in the military. I explain to him that I'm going to school and have a lawn care service. He starts asking me a lot of mowing questions and we spend a good time talking bout my biz. Long story short, he gets my cell number and says he ll call me because he wants an estimate. Kinda funny how I ended up " recruiting" him instead of the way it was supposed to be.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
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Old 04-11-2005, 10:20 PM
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Wow!!! Selling to a salesman! Nice touch. Sounds like you have a future in this.
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Old 04-11-2005, 11:34 PM
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salesmen are the easiest to sell to as long as you have some salesmanship skills.

They like the game.
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Old 04-12-2005, 06:09 AM
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Ha i had the same thing happen to me, Marines called me up and i ended up taking care of his yard for him too.
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Old 04-12-2005, 06:24 AM
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He's still selling YOU. I hope you both win.
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Old 04-14-2005, 09:55 AM
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Salesmen never quit. He probably wants to get you in person to try and get you to sign on the dotted line.
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Old 04-14-2005, 04:53 PM
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Pack your toothbrush LOL...
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Old 04-14-2005, 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by rodfather
Pack your toothbrush LOL...
Thats right! You will have a buzz cut and wake up wake up to a screaming Drill Sgt. before you relized what happened
186,282.4 miles per second is not just a good idea, It's the law!
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Old 04-15-2005, 02:04 AM
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I just hope he don't call you at 0400 "TO GET UP, YOU LAZY LAWN BOY. YOUR IN THE ARMY NOW ".... Don't fell a sleep.
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