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Rather Funny I think

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by mitchgo, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. mitchgo

    mitchgo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,922

    So back in May/June we hired this guy from colorado. We hired him on before he officially moved over here. Him and his wife moved here into her parents house, they then bought a house. They have 1 kid and after a few months they find out she's pregnant again.

    He didn't get along with one of our foremans so my boss kept them seperated. He also had a very hard time following / taking orders because he wasn't used to a crew position.

    In August we slowed down quite a bit, foreman's doing 4 days and crew doing 3 days a week. This guy was pissed because of the lack of hours.

    So what do you do?

    Apparently you go behind your companies back and start your own business.
    He came in one day ' forgetting' his magnet stickers on his truck of his companies name, The foreman that didn't like him told our boss and then our boss let him go.
    This happened a month ago or so..

    I just googled up his name and found this


    Messages: 18,668

    Sadly or reality that is how most businesses start. If employees didn't get frustrated or ambitious we'd have a very stagnant economy. look at it from his point of view. A wife, two kids, home........ya gotta do what ya gotta do as a man for those depending on you. At least you aren't reading about him selling meth or robbing a store.
  3. Fireguy97

    Fireguy97 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 394


    It says here, "Irrigation Unlimited is one of Washington's area leaders in the installation, service and repair of sprinkler irrigation systems."

    They must be good to become one of the, "Washington's area leaders", in just a couple of months. :dizzy:

    Yet they still don't know how to spell - Smohomish? :hammerhead:

  4. irrig8r

    irrig8r LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,553

    What's funny is his photo gallery....
  5. Fireguy97

    Fireguy97 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 394

    Are those the before, or after pics?

  6. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 23,103

    You can always tell a rookie, he misspelled "Snohomish" on his home page. What a crock, at least he stayed on that side of the pond! I've had a couple of my ex employees try to make a run at me; failed within a couple of months. What do you figure, had to borrow money from Mom & Dad to build that website?
  7. Inspired

    Inspired LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 544

    Ha ha ha. Hey Pete, there's a really nice manifold in there!

    Messages: 18,668

    Needs lessons from those wiser than me on manifolds.
  9. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,163

    pete, i agree with your first sentence 100%, you nailed it.

    the other bold print is exactly what the meth heads and thieves say.
  10. Inspired

    Inspired LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 544

    I have a feeling that might be an "after" shot.

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