Today - My Bad Day

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mowmasteruk, Aug 27, 2005.

  1. mowmasteruk

    mowmasteruk LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    What a day. First I slipped off the deck of my flatbed while I was refilling my water tank and landed on my back with my legs in the air - nifty move for a 58 year old. Then the starter rope broke on my line trimmer and disappeared into the recoil; one of the bolts on the starter was seized and I could not remove it to repair the cord. Whilst I was doing this the wind caught the rear door of my van and it clipped me on the head. Then whilst using a blade on my trimmer my leg disappeared two feet down a rabbit hole. I then decided this was definitely not my day and decided to pack up and go home before I got killed.
    Does anyone else have days like this?

    TURFLORD LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 834

    Is this a serious question ? :)
  3. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904

    Days, sometime have months like that.
  4. mowmasteruk

    mowmasteruk LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    Nice to hear that JB. Seems like I've been getting off light up to now.
  5. Ramairfreak98ss

    Ramairfreak98ss LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,210

    damn, yeah once enough things happen, it wont get any better usually the rest of the day lol
  6. Nosmo

    Nosmo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,216

    What a day ! I'm glad to hear you tossed in the towel for the rest of the day and from then on it was smooth sailin'.

    We all have days like that when nothing seems to go right. But look on the bright side -- there is tomorrow and everything may fall into place just right.

  7. daveintoledo

    daveintoledo LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,587

    wow glad it wasnt a more serious injury.....i think we have days like that so when we have a really great day, we can see the difference :p
  8. mith

    mith LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    Mowmaster, where abouts in the IOW are you? Just wondering.
    Nice place there, just spent a week on the tail end of cowes week just outside of Shalfleet, its great but its a long walk to find anything but a pub. We ended up thumbing lifts most the time.
  9. jtrice11

    jtrice11 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 380

    whew, I haven't one that bad but yesterday I got home and pulled up to the shop and ALL 300 feet of my spray hose was dragging behind me! I have no idea how that happened.
  10. careco

    careco LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    Mama said there would be days like this ? Just did not think they come in weeks ? :cry:

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