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Old 08-25-2012, 03:35 PM
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cant say i disagree with his sentiment about all the crap eamails.
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Anyone else have any stories about people ready to fail if they keep up the current work quality/equipment?
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Funiest add ever... I bet there all gone!

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Hey Simmo,....you should post one of your free kebab ads lol.
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Hey Simmo,....you should post one of your free kebab ads lol.
lol... i was honestly thinking the same thing earlier... i went to look for the add and it has been deleted.

He must have gone out of business over winter

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affordable lawn care (surounding area n charleston)

Date: 2012-08-25, 4:50PM EDT
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We take care of your yard for a low affordable price.
We do everything that needs to be done n your yard that has to do with lawn care r landscape
We r welling to work the best affordable price
Just call r txt mi at (843)442-8565 my is Jaime
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Wow. If your trying to post your ad's, at least make sure you spell everything right!

Its amazing how many ad's are poorly written. I found this one on craigslist today, it was the first ad I clicked on.

"Do you need yard fertilized,mulched, pruned or lawn cut on a regular basis, debris from last fall can be done for a reasonable price. also i cant design and install flower beds around the house"

He Cant design and install flower beds??????? HAHAHAHAHAHA
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also i cant design and install flower beds around the house"
LOL what if that marketing method worked HAHAHHAHA

Where you list the things you CAN'T do and then customers call to get you to do it, just to torment you LOL
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I found two craiglist listings around me, they crack me up every time. Here is the first one the title is "is anyone iso lawn care" and this is what he said.

R u looking for very reliable good lawn care services prices very resonable and aleays negotiable

Here is the other one titled "Lawn Care"

I am here to do the job just once or if you need it done on a regular schedule I trim, remove, mow and pretty much anyting else you can need done mose jobs $25

that one wasn't as bad, but he is low balling big time.


I was at a guys house saturday doing some work with the backhoe when a guy shows up to mow his grass. He had an old work horse lawn mower, he did a pretty decent job with mowing, but he mowed close to everything, loaded up and left, no trimming, no blowing off the driveway, nothing, and I was thinking "what kind of business is that"
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Well, another one bit the dust.

I used to see a truck driving around, saw him for a few months. It was 4 guys packed into a small toyota truck. Not mexican either. They had 1 push mower in the back, a ryobi trimmer, and a few rakes and such. Maybe they figured out cutting the pay between the 4 of them, they will never turn a good profit. Go figure.
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