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Old 08-20-2009, 11:15 PM
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Have you ever forgotten to do something & life began to suck?!

Well the only thing I can say as of now, & what has been most recent.

I have a bunch of customers in the same area, I did all of them but one. It started to rain hard on the second to last lawn. So I packed up & finished.

I totally forgot to get that LAST lawn, I even marked it as finished.

The customer calls the next couple of days,

Customer: Did you do my lawn?

Scott: Yes, it was done XXX

Customer: Alright.

Scott: Why is something wrong?

Customer: The front is OK, the back looks like it hasn't been touched.

Scott: Well I did it, it might look funny because I used another mower that day.

Customer: Ok, no problem, if you say you did it, that's fine.

******** end of convo....


Then it hits me... I FORGOT I DIDN'T DO IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I call her back:

Scott: Sorry, your absolutely right! I didn't mow your lawn. I just finished your neighbors as it was pouring, & I was supposed to head back the next day. I will be there tomorrow.

Customer: Alright, thank you!




Do I sound like a b.s'er?

"I used a different mower" "I cut it" ... lmao...

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LOL that is great!

Well I am guessing you went over there afterward and cut it? Or how did you resolve it?
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LOL that is great!

Well I am guessing you went over there afterward and cut it? Or how did you resolve it?
I sped over there bright and early & mowed the heck out of it, making it beautiful. I even cleaned some of her bushes, debris etc...

So far so good!

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