Had to laugh at myself today

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by nfarr, Sep 11, 2006.

  1. nfarr

    nfarr LawnSite Member
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    I know most posts that start with " I wasn't paying attention" usually involve some sort of gruesome story. However, today I wasnt paying attention and when mowing I ran over someone's newspaper laying in the driveway.

    I was almost finished and the sad thing is that I had moved it out of the yard. Nothing like having to pick up 10,000 pieces of paper blown all over a customer's yard.
     
  2. LLandscaping

    LLandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I have hit paper and it makes a big mess but never a whole newspaper.
     
  3. parkeeee

    parkeeee LawnSite Member
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    No matter how many times you cut it, it will never dissapear.
     
  4. WildWest

    WildWest LawnSite Senior Member
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    While living in FL I could SWEAR that someone was purposely putting wet wadded up paper towels on a few of my lawns... you don't see them till it's too late and POOOOOF, confetti!
     
  5. lawns Etc

    lawns Etc LawnSite Silver Member
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    Try mowing monday morning and hitting a left out Sunday pqper with all the sales flyers in it That was the only time that yard got bagged
     
  6. Willofalltrades

    Willofalltrades LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Did it once... never again. lol
     
  7. Jusmowin

    Jusmowin LawnSite Senior Member
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    I did that once, thank goodness I had the bagger on and I caught most of it. I only had to pick up alittle bit after that:rolleyes:
     
  8. SamTheLawnMan

    SamTheLawnMan LawnSite Member
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    OMG!!!! What a bunch of noise it makes too....:laugh:
     
  9. SamTheLawnMan

    SamTheLawnMan LawnSite Member
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    Oh, and by the way I didn't laugh...I said a few choice words.....:cry:
     
  10. lawnsbyrj

    lawnsbyrj LawnSite Member
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    I did the same thing last friday, last yard of the week just started to rain, I knew better got off the mower got a rake and a trash bag and cleaned up, thank god it was a local paper and not the Sunday paper.
     

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