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Old 10-08-2012, 09:21 AM
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Its just strange to post every hour on the hour every day then nothing. he was posting after he got married. Maybe he decided to get out and do his regular job.

although anything is possible which can be for any of us i don't know if i would come to the conclusion that someone is out of business just because they have not posted on gopher forum in a while.

i don't mean any disrespect to the forum and the people on it because i do like it here but if i am not mistaken i think andrew had a pretty full plate with getting married and having his house getting flooded as well as trying to start a business.
anyone of the above scenarios can be a life altering experience for most people and even if he is having trouble with the business most people who start one have high hopes and dreams and are slightly blinded by the high hopes of success.
it is more difficult today to start a business then it has ever been with the state of our economy and the exuberant costs involved in running one.

when i started my business 23 years ago it was tough but there was also only half the landscapers that there is today as well as things like equipment, fuel, insurance and regulations were also cheaper and to some degree we do not get much more money for our services today as we did 23 years ago.

many people start businesses today and fail but that has been happening since the beginning of time and i don't think it is anything to take lightly or mock someone for or to take pleasure in when to some degree we are all a few bad chain of events away from failure.

as i said i don't know what the deal is and i am not pointing fingers either, i am just saying, that's all.
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although anything is possible which can be for any of us i don't know if i would come to the conclusion that someone is out of business just because they have not posted on gopher forum in a while.

i don't mean any disrespect to the forum and the people on it because i do like it here but if i am not mistaken i think andrew had a pretty full plate with getting married and having his house getting flooded as well as trying to start a business.
anyone of the above scenarios can be a life altering experience for most people and even if he is having trouble with the business most people who start one have high hopes and dreams and are slightly blinded by the high hopes of success.
it is more difficult today to start a business then it has ever been with the state of our economy and the exuberant costs involved in running one.

when i started my business 23 years ago it was tough but there was also only half the landscapers that there is today as well as things like equipment, fuel, insurance and regulations were also cheaper and to some degree we do not get much more money for our services today as we did 23 years ago.

many people start businesses today and fail but that has been happening since the beginning of time and i don't think it is anything to take lightly or mock someone for or to take pleasure in when to some degree we are all a few bad chain of events away from failure.

as i said i don't know what the deal is and i am not pointing fingers either, i am just saying, that's all.
I didnt start this question thread to point fingers...was simply asking a question about a member... Am I typing words I cant see? HHHMMMMM. Gues questions of certain members are not allowed.
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I didnt start this question thread to point fingers...was simply asking a question about a member... Am I typing words I cant see? HHHMMMMM. Gues questions of certain members are not allowed.

i am sorry if you took my reply as if i was singling you out because that is not what i was doing.
i was just simply adding my two cents into why he might not be posting lately plus even though i quoted your post my reply was not based on your post only it was based on all the replies.

i know we had other threads on "what happened to" with others here like weekend warrior that seemed to burn his bridges but my memory of andrew was that he was a OK dude and it seemed it was heading in the direction of the others.

once again i am sorry for the misunderstanding that you might have thought i was pointing fingers at you or anyone for that matter because that is not what i was doing.
i was just trying to throw some suggestions as to why he has not been here lately with some further clarification and i don't think anything i said was that bad to where you or anyone should have taken offense to it.
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by the way the weekend warrior its back after his fatal drive by shooting he came back to life with a cape and a weed eater to save fall.

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You should write him and tell him to come back to update us
i think it will not be a bad idea.
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I'm sorry .. I dont mean to make fun ( please rip on me all u want if I ever disappear ) but the broom gets me everytime !!! Lolll I have no words.

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I'm sorry .. I dont mean to make fun ( please rip on me all u want if I ever disappear ) but the broom gets me everytime !!! Lolll I have no words.

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" Hi Mrytle..yes we our on our way to do the leaf clean up..ok see you soon. Ok gas, check, gloves,check, tarp, check ..kitchen broom..check ! Let's go. " babe ..I'm sorry..i know I'm late..well my broom wasn't running right! ....well ya know if you would have spent the extra $7 dollars and got me the larger shop broom then we wouldn't be havin this conversation now would we". I'm all for havin determination and the want to succeed but damn! Wait till you got some cash to buy one of the most important pieces of equipment needed!
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" Hi Mrytle..yes we our on our way to do the leaf clean up..ok see you soon. Ok gas, check, gloves,check, tarp, check ..kitchen broom..check ! Let's go. " babe ..I'm sorry..i know I'm late..well my broom wasn't running right! ....well ya know if you would have spent the extra $7 dollars and got me the larger shop broom then we wouldn't be havin this conversation now would we". I'm all for havin determination and the want to succeed but damn! Wait till you got some cash to buy one of the most important pieces of equipment needed!
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