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Old 03-19-2013, 09:36 PM
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Weed Man stoopin' low

Our local 'Weed Man' (franchise) is currently running negative 'radio ads' that criticize all my local LCO's/friends. Badmouthing anybody & everybody - including us.

Weed Man starts out as, "Not all lawn companies are the same". (no sh$t)

"I used to work on a goff course"/ "We blow off granules"/ "We even pull your garbage can up to your front door". Then he goes into a very "negative rant that would offend anybody". I previously thought this guy was a "friend" -- not sure now.

He runs 3 of these ads on WHO Radio, Des Moines, Iowa. I tried to find a "link" but couldn't. Maybe you guys can? (hope so)

His Company ain't even American -- it's FOREIGN, and he pays "franchise fees" to another country.

Sorry Weed Man --- you ain't USA
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Old 03-19-2013, 10:14 PM
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They are doing a lot of advertising here in the KC market too. Haven't noticed the negativity yet.
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Old 03-19-2013, 11:43 PM
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Larry I don't think it's your local guys ad, they are running the same ad here must be a national campaign. Problem is they don't do what they preach watched one of their guys today. Yes flinging fertilizer in 25 degrees but he did not blow off the drive and sidewalk so guess they really aren't special.
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Old 03-20-2013, 12:25 AM
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Larry I don't think it's your local guys ad, they are running the same ad here must be a national campaign. Problem is they don't do what they preach watched one of their guys today. Yes flinging fertilizer in 25 degrees but he did not blow off the drive and sidewalk so guess they really aren't special.

Seriously, where in Illinois are you? We still have snow here.
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:02 AM
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Seriously, where in Illinois are you? We still have snow here.
Sent you a PM, We're in central Illinois no snow here.
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:16 AM
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ive got a foot of snow still I think we got another 4inches last night! but I am a little bit north of u lol
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:26 AM
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Same marketing here in stl.
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:33 PM
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TV ads? Who watches local or live TV anymore??
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:48 PM
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:56 PM
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thought everyone listened to pandora, or whatever ap on their phones like www.RadioU.com Broadcast is dead.
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