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Old 09-27-2006, 12:30 AM
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Nah, we don't have indoor plumbing, still using an outhouse. Maybe one day we can git there one of those shiny porcelain commodes.

I've seen a few of those along the road with flowers in them on my way to Heinz field. I'll stop and get you one the next time I see one.
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Old 09-27-2006, 12:32 AM
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Nothing fires Matt up more when a customer tries to make more work for him for no reason.
I like your employee, my kind of guy.
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Old 09-27-2006, 12:35 AM
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I like your employee, my kind of guy.

Matt is Jody's husband.
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Old 09-27-2006, 12:36 AM
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I like your employee, my kind of guy.
ha ha ha ha ha, that's what I tell him, I'm the boss, he is the employee.

nah, I can't pull your leg like that, the business is both of ours, mine and Matt's.
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Old 09-27-2006, 12:37 AM
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I've seen a few of those along the road with flowers in them on my way to Heinz field. I'll stop and get you one the next time I see one.
We would be forever in your debt if you could land us one.
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Old 09-27-2006, 12:43 AM
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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?

I understand what you are saying...

But honestly, that's reaching...
Reaching really far...
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Old 09-27-2006, 12:47 AM
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I allow for 5 minutes. If we can get it out of our way in five minutes to mow, no additional charge. Otherwise I either just do it and charge them or mow what I can and talk to them.

Sounds like Matt could have been a little more customer freindly, your customer pays Matt's paycheck. My guy might have done the same, depends on his mood, sometimes he goes out of his way to please the customers sometimes he rude and vulgar like Matt.
I agree with the part about friendlyness..
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Old 09-27-2006, 12:54 AM
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I agree and understand with what Matt did, even though could have been worded a little nicer. If its something that only takes me a few mintues and not a everytime thing would probably do it. Im not in NO position to tick anyone off right now.
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Old 09-27-2006, 01:06 AM
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I agree and understand with what Matt did, even though could have been worded a little nicer. If its something that only takes me a few minutes and not a every time thing would probably do it. I'm not in NO position to tick anyone off right now.
So much of this post is the same for me it saves me some typing.
I will just add it , I am sure is a different situation for you and Matt then for me. I mow mostly barnyards and if I went around every mole hill or clump of dirt ....well it just wouldn't work for me so my Dixie and I just mow over it and I just except the fact that I will have to sharpen my blades more because of it.
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Old 09-27-2006, 01:14 AM
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I've seen a few of those along the road with flowers in them on my way to Heinz field. I'll stop and get you one the next time I see one.
Guess what still in the bottom fertilizing those flowers
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