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Old 04-17-2009, 09:26 AM
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Been there done that!
2 weeks ago i had a client that i have been cutting for a year and a half, always pays on time a fair price for the annual agreement. So listen to this, a few weeks ago she came to me and asked if i would give her a price on painting her living room, kitchen & dinning room for her that she had to get it done she had friends coming in and her painter friend could not schedule her in. Reluctant to do so, i told her we are not painters, and i was not sure i could work it into my schedule. She said please over and over needing it bad, i said ok but remember we are not painters and i could not guarentee the work. So me and one other guy go over there on a friday, i rescheduled everything for this so i had all day to complete it. I get there now she wants 5 diffrent colors on 6 walls errrrrrr.... ok i say, good lawn account, getting 350 for painting she bought all the paint, really cheap just to help her out , i even talk to a couple of painters that said it should pay 600 to 700 for the job, anyway, we worked all day painting from 8am till 7:45 at night to meet her dead line, she was so pleased when we where done, could not say enough how much she loved the job, and paid us. Well the weekend came and went, her guest did too, and i get a call from her on the next monday, screaming at me how bad it was all people did was tell her what an \awful job we done and that we were idiot. She demanded we give her money back and fired us from doing the lawn also. People can be crazy i think she is bi-polar i dont know, she said over and over how much she loved it then this on monday after the visiters. She was being so rude, and screaming, and when she called me and idiot i could not hold back anymore, i told her she was a class a bitch, and hung up, then she called back saying she was going to take me to court. I am like what ever.

Sorry for running on very sore subject for me. But the moral to the story is, life is way to short to put up with jerks, thats why most of us work for ourselves anyway, so i say drop him fast.
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