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Old 09-29-2013, 11:26 AM
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Once I was at a bar and a guy was having a beer. His wife called and he had to run home. He didn't even take a sip. I bought it from him for 1/2 price. Does this count?
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Old 09-30-2013, 06:23 PM
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I arrived late to a meeting several years back soaked to the skin. They guy asked why the hell I was 15 minutes late. I explained I had pulled over to change a tyre for a couple and the guy who was a best man for a wedding, he was wearing a tux and would have gotten destroyed in the rain. They sat in the warmth of my truck while i changed the wheel. As it happened the church was close to where I leave all my tyres to be repaired so I dropped it over after "the meeting". The tyre was ripped on the side so as a good deed I paid for a new one. I didn't get the job from the meeting but I got loads of jobs from the Best man, he runs a facilities company and is now one of my biggest customers. What goes around comes around, some people say they have no luck. You have to make your own.
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Old 10-02-2013, 03:27 AM
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We provide free complete lawn care for individuals on our local hospice program. We average about five lawns we provide free care for during peak season and we provide our premium weekly service, not our basic bi-weekly service. This year we also installed and maintained two summer and one fall garden at two nursing homes all at no cost.
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Old 10-03-2013, 12:15 AM
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Yesterday coming home on vacation I found a $20 at the airport, couldn't make myself keep it, so I gave it to the bag checker. Who know's where it ended up.
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Old 10-03-2013, 03:25 PM
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What goes around comes around, some people say they have no luck. You have to make your own.
Well said.
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Old 10-07-2013, 08:11 AM
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When it comes to matters of charity the left hand should not know what the right hand is doing.
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Old 10-07-2013, 09:22 AM
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Old 10-09-2013, 12:32 PM
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I love this thread!! What a great thing to find after not logging in for a few years. I've been out of the business for a while now -- moved on to pursue other interests. I started a website called Our-effort.org which is basically what this thread is about!! Thanks for posting this!!

Let's change the world, friends!!

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Old 10-09-2013, 05:20 PM
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I did another today. Sometimes I take a shortcut through an older neighbourhood and there is a garden where an old lady lives. I thought for a long time it was derelict but yesterday I saw the old lady trying to do her garden. She reminded me of my mom and I couldn't believe her neighbours wouldn't do her garden. Today she has a new lawn, fresh winter flowers and a friend is painting the front of her house. When she asked why? The only answer I could say was "lady you were once my age and in the blink of an eye I hope to be yours" its a small garden so we can slot it into the schedule.
I always felt I have been very lucky in life maybe it's time to spread it around a bit.
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Old 10-09-2013, 05:47 PM
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That's amazing and made my day! Bless you, SIR!!

(Though I still don't feel the least bit sorry for my "New Delhi" customer I just fired for being a game-player...HAHA!)
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