Fed up of dealing with idiots

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  1. TolishAPurd

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    Do some people think their money is so important to us that we will spend hours running around after them.

    Woman calls after leaflet drop and says she wants a call in a couple of months as she is having new windows fitted then, so would like to start regular after that.
    "Ok, I'll give you a call then" I say.
    Two months passes and I call. "Oh, they've only just been fitted, so add me next month".
    "Fair enough" I say, "I'll add you on then".
    So she is due a clean now. I messaged on sunday night saying I was coming, leave money out, gate, blah blah. She texts at 10:30pm saying "Not tomorrow thankyou as its not convenient, I'll call you next week". I'm getting a bit piss3d off now, but as it turned out I got cancelled on monday due to the rain, so I sent a message saying I'll be round on wednesday, (it can only be wednesday as this fits in with the compact round I have in her area,I'm not making a special trip for it, especially as I'm only charging normal rate).
    .....

    10:30pm tonight, she texts saying, "I said I would call you next week".

    my reply...

    "Next week is not convenient for me, and neither is a text message at 10:30pm. Find another window cleaner".



    Best part about this job is not putting up with messers like this.:thumbsup::rock:
     
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  2. boarcity

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    were u asleep ? its galling when you are woken by a sh/tty text
     
  3. TolishAPurd

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    Yep, was just drifting off. I would never call or text anyone after 9:00, its just rude unless its an emergency. She did it twice, even though she had 2 days notice the second time.
     
  4. boarcity

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    iv jus got to thinking about sh/tty texts - some people crave to get genuine sh/tty texts . for a long time i didnt like getting them,but now i kinda like em

    one i got recently " hi ,i will pay my bill tomorrow but i will no longer have your services after that just to make you aware i was in bed following a night shift i dont mind being woken up but the language one of the young lads was using was completely unacceptable with my children in the house im not a prude but dont want to hear about his escort services and not wanting to "f" a fat bird and getting paid to get laid "



    i replied , im very sorry he will be sacked immediately

    but later wished id replied , what rates was he quoting,i dont want him undercutting me
     
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  5. TolishAPurd

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    Must be so hard dealing with staff when they present a bad image like that. You did right though, its best to rise above your initial annoyance for the people like that with a genuine complaint, and save your wrath for the stupid bints like this woman. This truly is a great business to be able to eliminate stressful customers on a whim. When I'm doing larger painting jobs and the like I have to bite my tongue with folk I don't like, because I have usually outlaid a load on materials, time, and blood and sweat. So to walk off site in a huff would serve nothing but lose me a lot of money. But to be chasing about for this woman and her £14 monthly charge, no chance am I going to put up with sillyness no matter how much I wanted her house on my round- I'm trying to sew up this particular street.
     
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