Revenge is Sweet!!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by FiremanMike, Jun 24, 2003.

  1. FiremanMike

    FiremanMike LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    I was outside trying to adjust my rpm's (no reply to my earlier post :(. ) This lady drives by and stops to talk to me (lettering on my truck has paid off). Come to find out she needs some mulching done because her lco promised it a month ago and it's still not done. Then she says she's not happy with the way he's managing her lawn either, but she has a contract. I told her I will take care of the mulch for her, and next year I will be her lco. I assked her the name of her provider.......guess who? Same SOB that is going around cutting at 12.50!!!! (see previous post "12.50 a cut). I told her that her lawn would probably be 20-25 a cut. She said she doesn't care as long as it's done. :D:D :D :D

    Revenge is so sweeeeeet
  2. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    Next year is a long ways away.. I would have asked her to give the LCO two weeks notice now.
  3. Green in Idaho

    Green in Idaho LawnSite Senior Member
    from Idaho
    Messages: 833

    Exactly. Most are 30 days notice or something but regardless, corral her now.
  4. cos

    cos LawnSite Addict
    Messages: 1,253

    She might forget who you are. Get her hooked now. Just tell her to give the dude the 30 days notice and your in now and next year.
  5. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    yup exactly what I would have done. I can't believe in the first place though that someone that charges $12.50 has a contract:confused:
  6. FrankenScagMachines

    FrankenScagMachines LawnSite Platinum Member
    from IN
    Messages: 4,739

    I can't beleive in the first place that someone who charges $12.50 has a business :dizzy: :rolleyes: :confused:
  7. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

  8. fblandscape

    fblandscape Banned
    Messages: 776

    I myself got revenge on a scrub a couple weeks ago. I might have called the IRS on his behalf, but I'm not sure, as I have been known in the past to haleucenate. :rolleyes:
  9. the scaper

    the scaper LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 690

    i cant believe in the first place that someone charges 12.50 :dizzy:
  10. FiremanMike

    FiremanMike LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    I'll see what I can do to reel her in. By the way, she was my 5th and 6th grade gym teacher!!! I don't think she will EVER forget me. In the 6th grade we were playing indoor hockey and I was the goalie....had a shot hit me square in the berries:cry: She didn't even come out on the floor to get me...just waited for me to get up and go to the bench. I thanked her for not embarrassing me by coming out and she said she thought I wouldn't want that.....she was right!! :blush: I'll try to reel her in this week...

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