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Old 10-08-2006, 09:04 PM
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Afraid to letter my mowing rig & other trucks

I'm afraid to be flashy and noticable with my trucks and equipment. I feel that ppl. from all angles are watching me, and will do something to hurt me and my business at the first opportunity they get. Not so much ppl I know it's the ppl that I don't know, or losely know that worry me.

I live in a town where the vast majority of the ppl are nobodys, and it seems like certian ppl. try to pry and ask a bunch of questions. I drive a nice truck during my personal time, and i get alot of looks from ppl. like "whats that young guy doing with a truck like that?" I feel like everything I do has to be low key, and low profile. While the "Italian boys" (No dissrespect) get to show off everything they have, like thier name plastered all over everything, and F-350 PSD's WITH 22" Chrome Wheels. I just feel like if I did that I would be asking for it.

Anybody else feel this way, like you gotta be careful how much publicity you and your business gets?
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Old 10-08-2006, 09:12 PM
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I have no idea what you are talking about.

Are you saying the mob is after you???
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Old 10-08-2006, 09:15 PM
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dude....
you're WAY too paranoid
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Old 10-08-2006, 09:20 PM
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I know what you mean. My neighboors are always "spying on me" sorta speak. I dont think I would be afraid to advertise on my truck but I think I would worry about the other neighboorhood kids damaging or stealing my stuff. (it almost happened once)

I feel that my neighboors dont take my operation seriously and feel that I am just trying to "junk up" the neighboorhood. When I got my new (to me) 94 f250, my one next door neighboor came and said that I wasn't allowed to park commercial trucks in the neighborhood. (though 2 blocks away, some one who owns an ice company has 4 big freezer trucks in his driveway)
There was a landscaper who lived at the top of my street and he has a kubota tractor, 2 trailers, dump truck and the usual gear and the neighboors would always give him kind words and such. With me, everyone seems to be talking down on me and I really think its because of my age. Hopefully their opinions will change but I'm not expecting it to.

Jpocket, if you dont mind saying, how old are you. I'm 19 for the record.
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Old 10-08-2006, 09:21 PM
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LOL, the only thing i can fiqure is not paying any taxes.
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Old 10-08-2006, 09:21 PM
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If I could I would PLASTER my name all over my truck!!!

S C R E W what anyone else thinks or says!!!

One of these days, The name will run down the side of my truck!
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Old 10-08-2006, 09:22 PM
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forget those guys its about your biz the more people see your stuff the more theyll remember the name we letter our three trucks and will the next one we get too
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Old 10-08-2006, 09:28 PM
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Im 20, and yes i do pay taxes. But for some reason I still feel the need to watch what i say and do in ALL the TIME
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Old 10-08-2006, 09:29 PM
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This is weird?
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Old 10-08-2006, 09:29 PM
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Im 20, and yes i do pay taxes. But for some reason I still feel the need to watch what i say and do in ALL the TIME
are you afraid that someone might think something because of your race?
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