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Old 09-22-06, 06:02 PM   #1
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I always get in trouble for the things I say.

The guy came today to fix the door to my walk-in. It is coming off of the hinges and is heavy. This door has to put up with the stresses of the forklift and I swear it wasn't me that broke it. Anyway - this is the 5th time the guy had to come out and I wasn't too happy. Obviously the bolts are not long enough.

Him: You called for a door repair?
Me: Yes, it's falling off here *points* and last time it hit me in the head. Can you please find a way to get bigger bolts because I think the inside is all ratty from all of the attempts to repair it.
Him: Sure. (he leaves)

He passes me with new bolts, checks out the door then passes me again, with the bolts in his hand. So I shout across to him across the lobby (I'm on a ladder now)~

Me: So your thing wasn't long enough for that hole?
Him: Nope
Me: Well you better get longer ones because I want it to go in deeper. I don't want to have to call you out here again just for a screw!
Him: I'm going now to get ones that will fit and I won't leave until you're happy. I promise.
Me: Thank you, I appreciate it! I'll meet you in the back! *waving thanks*

It is then that I realize that everyone around me is staring.


Edit: I forgot to add that I wanted to hear if you ever said something that got you into trouble too.
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Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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Old 09-22-06, 06:05 PM   #2
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Whoops! Got to love when you say something like that, especially if its an extended part of a conversation, that can be taken oh so wrong.
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I don't get it...
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Old 09-22-06, 06:12 PM   #4
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Oh good then.
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Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.
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Old 09-22-06, 06:24 PM   #5
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Haha, your door is falling off!
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Old 09-22-06, 06:25 PM   #6
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Old 09-22-06, 06:34 PM   #8
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Siu, that's hilarious. And unlike me, you were totally sober when you said it...
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Old 09-22-06, 06:35 PM   #9
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Wow. Nicely done.
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Old 09-22-06, 06:40 PM   #10
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My stomach hurts from laughing! That is too freakin funny. And it's a real situation! Priceless!
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Ohh.. that was hilarious!!!
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So, if I'm understanting you correctly... You want long things that go in deeper. You want them bigger because the inside is all ratty. And you want serviced for more than just a screw.

Is that about it?

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that's funny! The only thing that ever get me in trouble is my darn accent, I told you guys this before.
I went to my LBS to see what was wrong with my cleats... but I realise I didnt prononce it well, when the guys stopped working on the bikes and looked at me
yeah.... I laughed embaressed all the way home in my car..
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Old 09-22-06, 06:51 PM   #14
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Ha HA that is funny. When ever my girl friend and I are doing house projects like that I always find the opportunity to make the classic, "thats what she said" joke. In college I used to do construction jobs in the summer and it was a common occurance, something about the way mechanics works I guess. I am sure your 'guy' had a nice chuckle.

Me? No I never say anything wrong
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Old 09-22-06, 06:53 PM   #15
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that's funny! The only thing that ever get me in trouble is my darn accent, I told you guys this before.
I went to my LBS to see what was wrong with my cleats... but I realise I didnt prononce it well, when the guys stopped working on the bikes and looked at me
yeah.... I laughed embaressed all the way home in my car..

It does suck when those things don't function like they are designed to function. Did your LBS solve the problem? If so, you REALLY like bikes.
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Old 09-22-06, 06:53 PM   #16
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Very nice. But as long as you were talking about screws and bolts, I'm surprised you didn't talk about his nuts too.
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The guy came today to fix the door to my walk-in. It is coming off of the hinges and is heavy. This door has to put up with the stresses of the forklift and I swear it wasn't me that broke it. Anyway - this is the 5th time the guy had to come out and I wasn't too happy. Obviously the bolts are not long enough.

Him: You called for a door repair?
Me: Yes, it's falling off here *points* and last time it hit me in the head. Can you please find a way to get bigger bolts because I think the inside is all ratty from all of the attempts to repair it.
Him: Sure. (he leaves)

He passes me with new bolts, checks out the door then passes me again, with the bolts in his hand. So I shout across to him across the lobby (I'm on a ladder now)~

Me: So your thing wasn't long enough for that hole?
Him: Nope
Me: Well you better get longer ones because I want it to go in deeper. I don't want to have to call you out here again just for a screw!
Him: I'm going now to get ones that will fit and I won't leave until you're happy. I promise.
Me: Thank you, I appreciate it! I'll meet you in the back! *waving thanks*

It is then that I realize that everyone around me is staring.


Edit: I forgot to add that I wanted to hear if you ever said something that got you into trouble too.
too freaking funny.... i'm crying here!
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Old 09-22-06, 06:58 PM   #18
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It does suck when those things don't function like they are designed to function. Did your LBS solve the problem? If so, you REALLY like bikes.
didnt have a chance to look at it! I ran out of there fast!
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didnt have a chance to look at it! I ran out of there fast!

That statement in itself cracks me up. Did you at least check it out when you got home? Dang I hope you got it fixed.
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That statement in itself cracks me up. Did you at least check it out when you got home? Dang I hope you got it fixed.
will I ever learn that some things are better left unsaid? you give them and inch and...
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Old 09-22-06, 07:09 PM   #22
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Probably when I was in middle school and I told the social studies teacher that her assignment was a rediculous load of pig crap. She sent me to the principal, and I went on to tell him that her assignment was a rediculous load of pig crap.
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Old 09-22-06, 07:11 PM   #23
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Very nice. But as long as you were talking about screws and bolts, I'm surprised you didn't talk about his nuts too.

You know, that would have gotten me fired for sure!!


heh. nuts.
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heh. nuts.
*giggles immaturely*

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*giggles immaturely*

*joins in like girls in grammar school*
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