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So I am in Florida and my dads shower valve broke off. I call for service to a company that GUARANTEES 24x7 anytime day or night service.

First the dispatcher had terrible phone skills and then she tells me they do not work on holidays?????
 

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On call guy calls me back and in broken English says where u at. I explain the location and he says we no go there. I explain you ad say's you cover this area. He says sorry I no go there and hangs up.
 

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What town is this? I got me a good plumber in Florida that I used to hang out with in high school.
 

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Since when is Sunday a holiday.. :blink::blink:

The ones that do work will charge $300.00 just to walk in the front door...

Nothing wrong with that IF you're an electrician.. :whistling2::laughing:
Went and fixed a mixer this morning at a pizza place. $70
$300 and I would have had to stay longer waiting for the ambulance to come pick him up off the floor.
 

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Went and fixed a mixer this morning at a pizza place. $70 $300 and I would have had to stay longer waiting for the ambulance to come pick him up off the floor.
Wouldn't have been worth the money for a Sunday fix.
 

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Went and fixed a mixer this morning at a pizza place. $70
$300 and I would have had to stay longer waiting for the ambulance to come pick him up off the floor.
$70?! :eek: are you a side jobber? that's insanely low. Why do you care about people's reactions to prices? Your price is your price you have bills to pay just like them.
 

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you takes calls on rider game days? should you not be at taylor field? Minimum 3 hours for weekend and evening service calls. OH hope BC wins, although stamps will stomp whoever we have to in the west final!!!
 

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The office help at our international headquarters is trained to impart our 23/7 policy

In fact, there are a number of local ph books where we proudly advertise our company as 23/7

With one small catch , if you're obnoxious, if you've no $$$, or if you even remotely smell like a hard $$$, we will inform you (in our best Forest Gump drawl) that it's simply NOT your hour!

~CS~
 

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1/2 hour, no parts. 1 minute from home.
When things go easier or the ride is shorter than usual, that means that YOU should have made more money. It doesn't mean that you pass 150% of that savings over to the customer.

Most people wouldn't do a normal weekday call for that little.

You did:

An emergency call.
A Sunday call.
A holiday weekend call.
 

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It's the Canadian way, eh!

Treat each other fair and get along and live long and prosper.

We don't need to gouge and pillage and take advantage of each other, we have universal health care. :laughing:
 

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When things go easier or the ride is shorter than usual, that means that YOU should have made more money. It doesn't mean that you pass 150% of that savings over to the customer.

Most people wouldn't do a normal weekday call for that little.

You did:

An emergency call.
A Sunday call.
A holiday weekend call.
Ya and I'm at the shop right now rotating the tires on my service truck and having a beer. I like working, as long as I set the terms.
 

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So I am in Florida and my dads shower valve broke off. I call for service to a company that GUARANTEES 24x7 anytime day or night service.

First the dispatcher had terrible phone skills and then she tells me they do not work on holidays?????
You're in Florida??? Stay safe Brian, Stay safe.

A guy from up North here was visiting down in Miami. Wanting to get in on the local scene he goes to the bar and orders a drink. A native noticed that he was nervously glancing around and asked him what the trouble was. "Oh!" the northerner replied "I've heard there's a lot of crime around here and I was worried about being attacked!" "Oh, don't worry!" says the native "It's nothing but a false rumor. Actually, it's quite peaceful around here!" "Whew!" says the northerner "I'm glad you told me that! That takes a load off my mind! By the way, what do you do for a living down here?" "Oh!" says the native "I'm a tail-gunner on the local bread truck!"
 
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