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I could have been a rich man the other day......

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Ground Master, Apr 19, 2002.

  1. Ground Master

    Ground Master LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    Thought you guys might enjoy a good laugh.......I was aerating a lawn in a very upscale neighborhhod the other day ($400,000 homes) when a guy approaches me about aerating his yard. He points it out. Its just a front yard, but good size (3000 sq ft). Before I can give him my price, he offers me 10 bucks and a beer!!!!!!! I had immediate visions of retiring early, but thought to myself , " you enjoy this work------turn him down".....haha.........in reality I simply told him him that I could not aerate his yard for 10 bucks and a beer. He walked away without even asking what I would charge.
  2. Martino

    Martino LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 1,788

    I would have taken the beer, cracked it open and said, "Let me consider your offer for a few moments." Only upon draining the last of the brew would I have declined his most generous offer.
  3. parkwest

    parkwest LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 678

    $10 AND A BEER??? Be happy, here they try to pay you in sacks of potatoes.
  4. The Lawn Choupique

    The Lawn Choupique Banned
    Messages: 199

    Not so fast, what kind of beer did you say that was?
  5. Budman

    Budman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 65

  6. yardman1

    yardman1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 458

    hey budman, THATS MY KINDOF BEER!!!!!!!!!!:eek: :eek:
  7. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,205

    that is pretty funny.
  8. script

    script LawnSite Member
    Messages: 115

    hey budman, if I would have taken and finished that beer first, I may have done that job for free.

    Just kidding. Bobby
  9. LJ lawn

    LJ lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 356

    WHAT?don't all you guys drink out of beer glasses that big? life is too short to drink cheap beer!

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