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Old 06-13-2010, 10:07 AM
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We have weird ordinances here about starting jobs. Canít start work before 9:00A Monday thru Saturday or before 1:30P on Sunday. $100.00 fine if you get caught.

My wife and I started at 500A this morning on a 3,000 sq. ft. sod job. Wanted to get it done before it got as hot as forcasted (105) Just finished and got back home.

What do you think of this.

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I would think that would be a noise ordinance though wouldnt it? Thats a little odd if its in general. Especially the sunday one. I dont do work on sunday for religious reasons but still 1:30 a little excessive.
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I would think that would be a noise ordinance though wouldnt it? Thats a little odd if its in general. Especially the sunday one. I dont do work on sunday for religious reasons but still 1:30 a little excessive.
Here it is noise but we start at 7:30 during the week and 9 on Sundays, I forget what the laws are but the by-Law people don't work on Sunday so it's a stupid rule as who is going to give us a ticket

Speaking of stupid rules, new law here, can't have a receiver hitch in your truck it you do not have a trailer on $165.00 fine, I received a warning Friday, I said to the beautiful police officer and I mean drop dead gorgeous, how in the heck are we to know about these new laws???? She said when we pull you over and smiled......wonder if she likes me.....NOT
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This is the Bible Belt. With the exception of grocery stores, stores can't open until 1:30 on Sunday.

The liquor laws are even stranger. No alchohol can be sold on Sunday (Midnight Saturday till midnight Sunday). The liquor stores can be open only from 9:00A till 7:00P Nonday - Friday. Closed Saturday. Here is the odd part! Beer and wine can be sold 24 hours a day except for Sunday.

And yes, all external work can not be started until 9:00; eveh house painting. Many people are angry over this, expecially the retired people who what to do their yard work before it gets too hot. I guarantee it will be an issue in November. It's already starting!

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Speaking of stupid rules, new law here, can't have a receiver hitch in your truck it you do not have a trailer on $165.00 fine
Can you come up with any logical reason as to why this would be a law?
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Can you come up with any logical reason as to why this would be a law?
Occupational Health and Safety she said pushed this one through, guys like me might be in a parking lot and leave the hitch on, keep in mind the hitches are big, someone a while back was walking by the back of a truck, hit the hitch and broke their knee, thus it all started. I think it's ridiculous but whatever.
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Occupational Health and Safety she said pushed this one through, guys like me might be in a parking lot and leave the hitch on, keep in mind the hitches are big, someone a while back was walking by the back of a truck, hit the hitch and broke their knee, thus it all started. I think it's ridiculous but whatever.
That's the most stupid law i've ever heard of.

I agree to the new distraction law which is not allowed to text/talk/ipod without being hands free. But having a hitch on ? hahahahah
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People are tired of replacing the water pump and the radiator when they rear end someone with a hitch.
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People are tired of replacing the water pump and the radiator when they rear end someone with a hitch.
Perhaps but you are talking Insurance, it's a stupid regulation, if you cant walk by my truck without breaking you leg then you might want to consult an eye doctor
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