Funny phone call today

Discussion in 'Chit Chat & Introductions' started by Knoxy, Apr 9, 2012.

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  1. Knoxy

    Knoxy Well-Known Member
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    I was at home today and the home phone rang, I answered and this old guy said "you cleaned my windows today and took my money" puzzled I said " I think you must have me mixed up with someone else", "no you cleaned my windows and took my money where is it?"
    I asked the fella were he lived and he told me the next village along, I explained to him I done a leaflet drop there on Saturday and had spoke with a few people who said a few days earlier there had been another windy round knocking on doors :( I said it must have been this guy as I've not cleaned any windows today. I asked him what was the problem and he said some guy had done his windows for £5 and because he didn't have any change he gave him £20 and they guy said he would bring back the change, I asked if the other windy gave him a card or flyer with his number on but he said he never gave him anything but he did take his car number plate.
    I did say to him if he has any problems he could always give me a call for my services :D
     
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  2. Ryan

    Ryan Guest

    loads of rip off outs there

    maby the guys going to call back at some point u know what the olduns are like lol
     
  3. Belfastcleaning

    Belfastcleaning Grand Master
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    Why give someone £20 if they have no change in the first place?
     
  4. neil_09

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    A guy up my end was just given a 6 month costidial sentance for this. Hes basically mugging old people. The old 40 year old man up my end had 40+ convictions.

    Iv told all my custys if you pay anyone other than me then you still owe me the money so only deal with me. He came on my patch n was told were to go
     
  5. Knoxy

    Knoxy Well-Known Member
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    Its a small rural village were people trust each other
     
  6. Ryan

    Ryan Guest

    customers have tryed to give me money before iv cleaned for the first time before now

    i say dont pay me antill iv done the job and if your not in i will collect keep it simple :]
     
  7. Belfastcleaning

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    had a few do the same i also told them dont pay until windows are done..

    some of my regular customers pay for a few cleans at a time, i wish they all done it
     
  8. neil_09

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    some of my regular customers pay for a few cleans at a time, i wish they all done it

    Thats ok tho as they alreay trust you
     
  9. Belfastcleaning

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    It's mainly the people that are hard to get in would pay in advance. I hate thieves, especially if it's for a few quid!
     
  10. Iain

    Iain Guru
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    Loads of dodgy folk out there! Trust or no trust, you can't give someone 4x what you owe them and HOPE they'll return!
     
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