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Old 02-18-2012, 11:09 AM
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Comparing yourself to the soup Nazi, that's hillarious from your posts it is a great analogy, too funny. Guy called me yesterday looking for a quote on tree work, I told him I would be right out to take a look. He then says he has four other guys coming and will be going with the lowest price. I told him the work could be done correctly or cheaply but rarely both and I wasn't interested......no quote for you!
At least he had the decency to admit he is a cheapskate before you wasted your time.
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Old 02-18-2012, 11:12 AM
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At least he had the decency to admit he is a cheapskate before you wasted your time.
Yes, but that wasn't his angle. He said it to make a point I better have a low price. He was shocked when I told him I wasn't interested. I told him if the other guys come out and have no lis. Insurance or look like they might rob him later to call me back. But I was glad he showed his hand and I didn't waste my time.
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Old 02-19-2012, 09:44 AM
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Yes, but that wasn't his angle. He said it to make a point I better have a low price. He was shocked when I told him I wasn't interested. I told him if the other guys come out and have no lis. Insurance or look like they might rob him later to call me back. But I was glad he showed his hand and I didn't waste my time.
I like your style; It can be done cheaply or correctly!

It's wise to turn down business you can't do properly at the price. The customer will always be a PIA.
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