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Old 09-10-2016, 07:53 PM   #41
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Not an electrical job, but moving things for my in laws and came across the mother in laws toys was terrible. Just looked away because I think she was more embarrassed than I was.
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Old 09-10-2016, 07:59 PM   #42
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Old 09-10-2016, 08:00 PM   #43
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Speaking of that, I've heard stories of my in laws movie collection being found..... think some were "home made".
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It wasn't a client but the guy I used to work for. I found his dad's enema **** and accessories from the 60s in a box tucked in the corner of our shop.
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Dude what's with people from the 60s all having those bags and tubes!? lol
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Not a weird customer, I just think she forgot I was there.

Was working in a panel which was in the master closet through the bathroom. I heard someone enter the room and when I looked up I was staring right into a full length mirror. The homeowner was bent over standing in her panties changing clothes. I finished my work in the panel and waited a few minutes before exiting.

Years ago, my brother and I were doing a job. When he rang the doorbell to give the man an invoice he was greeted by the homeowner standing there in nothing but a banana hammock.

Had one old man answer the door dripping wet standing there in nothing but a towel.
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Old 09-10-2016, 10:36 PM   #47
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Went to a new customer and rang the doorbell. The lady/girl asked me to wait a second. She left and returned with 3 or 4 dogs. She just let them out on the porch. I like dogs so I let them jump on me and petted them.
She said: "Great, just wanted to see if my dogs approved of you and if you would be good to them, you can come in now"!

Same house, different member of the family. He asked if I would like to use his golf cart to carry my material & tools since it was a long way from the driveway to the work area. I said "sure". He asked if I knew how to operate one and I said I did. He said "well tell me what you do when you park it?"
I said I would put it in neutral, put on the parking brake, and turn off the key.
He said: "there's one more important thing, take the key out."
I asked why, would someone try to steal it?

He said : "no, but one of the dogs might jump up on it and it might start and roll off and hurt the dog"! I said I don't think the dog could turn the key. He said: they're very smart dogs and might turn the key, I don't want them hurt"!
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Went to a new customer and rang the doorbell. The lady/girl asked me to wait a second. She left and returned with 3 or 4 dogs. She just let them out on the porch. I like dogs so I let them jump on me and petted them.
She said: "Great, just wanted to see if my dogs approved of you and if you would be good to them, you can come in now"!

Same house, different member of the family. He asked if I would like to use his golf cart to carry my material & tools since it was a long way from the driveway to the work area. I said "sure". He asked if I knew how to operate one and I said I did. He said "well tell me what you do when you park it?"
I said I would put it in neutral, put on the parking brake, and turn off the key.
He said: "there's one more important thing, take the key out."
I asked why, would someone try to steal it?

He said : "no, but one of the dogs might jump up on it and it might start and roll off and hurt the dog"! I said I don't think the dog could turn the key. He said: they're very smart dogs and might turn the key, I don't want them hurt"!
This happens to me a lot and I love how it ends. With the dogs following me around the entire time and me playing with them.
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As I climbed the stairs to a second floor service call in an old 6 family the air got thicker and more foul with each step. I knock and a guy yells "come in" so I open the door and the smell nearly floors me.
Sitting in an easy chair is a guy with shorts, open bleeding sores all over his legs, a dog nursing a litter of pups at his feet and a few weeks of dog crap all over the floor.
I bid him good day and left quickly!
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Dude what's with people from the 60s all having those bags and tubes!? lol
They had to be self entertaining, not having computer games and the internet back then to occupy their free time.
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As I climbed the stairs to a second floor service call in an old 6 family the air got thicker and more foul with each step. I knock and a guy yells "come in" so I open the door and the smell nearly floors me.
Sitting in an easy chair is a guy with shorts, open bleeding sores all over his legs, a dog nursing a litter of pups at his feet and a few weeks of dog crap all over the floor.
I bid him good day and left quickly!
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I don't think any or at least most of us enjoy or feel comfortable with the constant penis remarks. If we were in person or had any type of working relationship I would have a direct and calm discussion about boundaries with you.
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One of the daughters of my biggest customer bought a house and wanted some minor changes. I show up and walk in and smell the strongest cat piss and crap smell I've ever smelled. I go down to the panel in the basement and I see 3 litter boxes stuffed full of turds. There were also 5 puppies shut in a room with pee pads on the floor soaked with piss and crap....... I was angry

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I went to this house and the guy was masturbaing the entire time I was there. Friggin weirdo.
How many hours did you stay? I would have been there about 3 seconds.....
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As I climbed the stairs to a second floor service call in an old 6 family the air got thicker and more foul with each step. I knock and a guy yells "come in" so I open the door and the smell nearly floors me.
Sitting in an easy chair is a guy with shorts, open bleeding sores all over his legs, a dog nursing a litter of pups at his feet and a few weeks of dog crap all over the floor.
I bid him good day and left quickly!
Didn't he have a cameo in "Seven" ?
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How many hours did you stay? I would have been there about 3 seconds.....
Yeah buddy, I think most leveled headed people would have just turned and left and not stayed to watch.
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