What's the weirdest thing you've seen on a job?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Rick Danger, Nov 16, 2004.

  1. Rick Danger

    Rick Danger LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 20

    I keep telling myself that I'm going to start bringing a camera just to document all of the weird stuff (and people) I see and make a photo album.
    I used to maintain this big church and one day I found and Iguana that was about five feet long with no head. Btw, this is not and area indigenous to Iguanas. I guess that was the weirdest.
    How bout it?
  2. o-so-n-so

    o-so-n-so LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Alabama
    Posts: 1,218

    I have a commercial account that I was servicing early one morning........The manager and a salesman was standing on the loading dock burning a fat one. I smelt it way before I saw them.................................................... and no I don't smoke it.
  3. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    the weirdiest thing that I had to ever do was round up 3 pigs, that probably weighed in at 300+ lbs each. They got out as we were mowing the customers lawn.
  4. crawdad

    crawdad LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,939

    That's not really wierd, a lot of people indulge.
    Wierd is..A dog, humping a cat.
  5. Greenservice

    Greenservice LawnSite Member
    Posts: 76

    Did you ever find out where the Iquana came from!?
  6. Rick Danger

    Rick Danger LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 20

    No, I assumed that some reject owned it, got tired of taking care of it and maybe put an M80 in it's mouth.
  7. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,372

    I've seen 12 fatal car accidents in 16 years of mowing.

    2 of them within a block of the commercial account that I was mowing, while mowing. 1 of them I was called into court since I witnessed the accident.
  8. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,332

    FLMAO, Crawdad!! 'Bout spit my cereal everywhere!

    One of the weirder things I've seen:..a goat, humping a dog..
  9. PR Fect

    PR Fect LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,074

    What did you do the other 4? Just see someone get maimed?
  10. rodbite

    rodbite LawnSite Member
    Posts: 71

    I did a one time cut for a new church. Found a bag of weed about ten feet from the front door.

    Cutting a home in a very upscale area. I am buzzing along and happen to look up at a car on the side of the street. A guy in the drivers seat and a girl in the passenger seat with her head bobbing up and down over the drivers seat.


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