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Old 08-16-2011, 08:19 PM
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I just got my truck lettered up recently, and it's like a help wanted poster. I get people asking if I have any work.

I haven't had anyone asking for accounts. I think I would get into a fight if that happened. Only because I would laugh so much, that it would really make the other guy furious.

I love the "my car ran out of gas" routine. "oh yeah, was it a surprise? Did you happen to look at the big gauge right in front of your face?"

I don't help people.....wait no...actually I help lots of people, but I do it through the DAV.
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Old 08-16-2011, 08:21 PM
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i once had a guy try and sell me steaks out of a refer van at the gas station. i would have bought one but he couldnt sell me just one.. i had to buy a whole box for 200 bucks.. i told him no and he kept on trying to sell me them telling me i could sell some to my friends and family... i told him i would buy one and he could go and sell the rest to other people who dont want a whole box... i eventually told him to get lost and reported him to the management of the gas station... i havnt seen them back there since
LMAO I sold meat for a little while. Then I realized it was a huge scam and I worked with a bunch of criminals. I actually just recently saw a guy I sold meat with....He was one of the profiled dbags on the TV show Hard Time. His name was Aaron White. He was a hell of a salesman....apparently, not much of a bank robber.
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Old 08-16-2011, 11:47 PM
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LMAO I sold meat for a little while. Then I realized it was a huge scam and I worked with a bunch of criminals. I actually just recently saw a guy I sold meat with....He was one of the profiled dbags on the TV show Hard Time. His name was Aaron White. He was a hell of a salesman....apparently, not much of a bank robber.
lmao... my brother aplied to one of those places and wanted the job untill he found out they dont do criminal checks and they had a few sex offenders and a few thiefs working there... after that he turned around and walked out...
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Old 08-18-2011, 03:17 AM
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I only have people beg for money on my way into the post office. Why the city lets 2-5 people hang out in front bothering people for money I dont understand.

I do have people constantly coming and asking for jobs.
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Old 08-18-2011, 12:39 PM
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Here's a worse beggar I run into in the inner city at gas stations - while you're pumping gas, dude walks up with a gas can and gives you some mumbo jumbo about just need a little to finish a yard, blah blah, blah.

1st time, I fell for it - guy couldn't get the spout off the can (obviously just stole that, too), I had to do it (safety tab). As he was walking away the thought hit me - hey, that guy just peddled you for $3.00. Knew damn well he was heading for his '82 Coupe de Ville so he could get to the next sucker.

Never again. Never.
He's probably huffing the fumes, then filling his '82 Coupe de Ville
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Old 08-18-2011, 07:38 PM
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I only have people beg for money on my way into the post office. Why the city lets 2-5 people hang out in front bothering people for money I dont understand.

I do have people constantly coming and asking for jobs.
It's because you live a socialist liberal state and plastic nancy would be all over you in a heartbeat for complaining.
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Old 08-18-2011, 07:43 PM
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Every time somebody asks me for something I say "would you look at this." Would you look at this.

That usually drives them away. If it doesn't I just look at them until they leave.
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Old 08-19-2011, 12:25 AM
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I usually tell them i don't own the business i just work for them and i would get fired if i gave him gas from the company credit card. They don't even try and talk me into it they just walk away. ...
That sounds like a good approach !!
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Old 08-19-2011, 02:40 AM
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Old 08-20-2011, 10:53 AM
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Haven't had to much trouble as far as someone trying to burn me, so I don't harbor the same resentment... yet.

Have had people ask for smokes- even though I don't smoke.

I would be less upset if someone asked for work. I mean sure it very well may be a scam, but at least it's more earnest than asking for gas or cash.
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