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Old 11-22-2019, 09:00 AM   #1
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Ran into an asshole framer on a job. Within five minutes he was telling me how lousy my work was and telling me how to do my job. I told him to STFU because a low paid wood butcher wasn’t going to tell a Master Electrician what to do. He said he was going to drop me and I said go ahead. It worked because he did STFU.

How do you deal with ****heads?
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Ran into an asshole framer on a job. Within five minutes he was telling me how lousy my work was and telling me how to do my job. I told him to STFU because a low paid wood butcher wasn’t going to tell a Master Electrician what to do. He said he was going to drop me and I said go ahead. It worked because he did STFU.

How do you deal with ****heads?
I rape them, it's the only way to be sure.
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He arrives on site wearing a white hard hat bragging about how he has been a superintendent on jobs and he knows what he’s talking about. He starts drywall immediately after framing and tells me to crawl into the ceiling and fish wire later. Nut job. I told him I would take a hammer to his drywall.
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Lamp his drywall and show him how lumpy it is. (that's how they build the $50MM homes around here). Shine a bright light on it at an angle from very near the surface and every imperfection lights up.
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Ran into an asshole framer on a job. Within five minutes he was telling me how lousy my work was and telling me how to do my job. I told him to STFU because a low paid wood butcher wasn’t going to tell a Master Electrician what to do. He said he was going to drop me and I said go ahead. It worked because he did STFU.

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It's clear that he needs an ass-whoopin, so I would attempt to get him to throw the first punch so I don't get arrested for assault.
I would get within feet-striking range and say "Fu** You" loud enough so that other folks can hear it, then sidestep his move and kick him in the head.
It's because of people like him that I started in martial arts at the young age of 23, and I stay in shape so I can handle myself. But, I'm 60 years old now, and at some point I should probably learn how to walk away from these types of people. But I'm not there yet !
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Since you are from Canada I will assume you dropped to your knees and gave him a kiss.
In real life I would have told him to FO and walked off the job. No way I take that ****.
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Unfortunately the owner / customer / GC will have to suffer for choosing an a**hole.

I'd call my customer and tell them they have a moron problem, and it's going to cost them a lot of time and money if he does what he says he's going to do. Depending if I am feeling pugnacious, I might make the call in front of the guy, might go outside.

If don't get the owner, I'd leave voicemail and a text telling them there's an urgent matter, check their email, and email them the details. I'd tell them if I don't hear from them in 30 minutes to rectify, I will be gone for the day, if I don't hear from them by the end of the day, I'll be starting another job.

I'd let the owner know that "work it out among yourselves kids" will not be satisfactory resolution. My suggestion would be to axe the guy, but I'd leave it up to them.
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Ran into an asshole framer on a job. Within five minutes he was telling me how lousy my work was and telling me how to do my job. I told him to STFU because a low paid wood butcher wasn’t going to tell a Master Electrician what to do. He said he was going to drop me and I said go ahead. It worked because he did STFU.

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Is it mating season in Canada right now? I know that's when alpha males attempt to show their dominance over the others?



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Is it mating season in Canada right now? I know that's when alpha males attempt to show their dominance over the others?



Mating season year round here. The closest we have to an actual season is when American girls come north to experience real men.
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Mating season year round here. The closest we have to an actual season is when American girls come north to experience real men.
Those aren't girls...



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Mating season year round here. The closest we have to an actual season is when American girls come north to experience real men.
So... They bring the men with them?
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So... They bring the men with them?
Yes, to carry their handbags and pay for the rooms.
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How do you deal with ****heads?
Spring loaded center punch to the windshield works for habitual offenders.
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Ran into an asshole framer on a job. Within five minutes he was telling me how lousy my work was and telling me how to do my job. I told him to STFU because a low paid wood butcher wasn’t going to tell a Master Electrician what to do. He said he was going to drop me and I said go ahead. It worked because he did STFU.

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Did you start waving a hockey stick around violently?
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Side windows are much more expensive than a windshield.
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Spring loaded center punch to the windshield works for habitual offenders.

To the forehead
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Side windows are much more expensive than a windshield.
They can be duct taped and card boarded.
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