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Funny Story..for me at least

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by WJW Lawn, Sep 12, 2006.

  1. WJW Lawn

    WJW Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,330

    A lady calls me today...all stressed out because her lawn guy hasn't returned, and his phone is disconnected. I go over to give her a quote...which is higher than her old guy. She tells me..."well the other guy charged me $25" I was so tempted to say...WELL MAYBE THATS WHY HIS PHONE IS DISCONNECTED!! lol But I bit my tongue, and said...well..I provide a good reliable service and Im always reachable. It may not be funny to you, but it was soooooooo hard NOT to say that. I got the job by the way. I guess sometimes people have to learn their lessons with lowballers...GREAT PRICE...BIG HEADACHE when they go in the poor house.
  2. SamTheLawnMan

    SamTheLawnMan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 219

    AMEN BROTHER!!!!!!!! I'll drink to that!!!:drinkup:
  3. Picky1

    Picky1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    Hopefully the guy didn't change his number so that your new customer wouldn't call him any more.:laugh:
  4. WJW Lawn

    WJW Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,330

    HAHAHA Guess I'll find out!! I can usually sniff a PITA out a mile away, and Ive only been doing this a couple years. SNIFFER DONT FAIL ME NOW!
  5. DBL

    DBL LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,219

    yeah you can usually tell when they start with the "well the last guy..." but dont back down

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