the joys of window cleaning

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  1. mark

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    yesterday me and my op turned up to clean some mobile homes(cleaning on & off 15 years)any way on arrival noticed the site manager had employed some workers to lay some cables,pipes etc.thought nothing of it & carried on.it was freezing cold so cracked on.while my mate cleaned the other mobile homes.anyway my op shouted they want us off here!!!whats up I say,its alright that geezers been swearing telling me he wants the van out of here??so I ask the one in charge whats the problem??he said **** your van out of here or il block you in(with a digger)no mate got to finish em don't talk to me like that!!!he comes up to me what you gonna do about it?i could see this bloke was a nutter.(wasn't a company like murphys etc)I tell you what im gonna do,il ring the old bill!!I don't give a **** if u ring them.i stood my ground & finished my work & told my op to get the money while I carried on to get them done.the one meant business a real attitude problem,anyway stood my ground got paid & beat the weather.by the way the bloke who owns the site is a rogue so its no good complaining
     
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    Bully!!!!!
    I must admit I wouldn't and carnt deal with situations like that!
     
  3. TolishAPurd

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    Good on you for standing your ground mate. He was trying to get you to move and failed, he was trying to get a fight out of you and failed. And you got your money. WIn win.
     
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    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    You did the right thing, in any situation like that its always best to stand your ground and let him throw the first punch if need be. Self defense and all that
     
  5. TolishAPurd

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    Coming on here it seems like attacks and threats are all part of becoming a windy these days. Not trying to act hard or macho or anything but, if you don't or havent done a martial art, then I would highly recommend it. A few minutes on youtube and you can see some horrible stuff that goes on in the world, it pays to have some skills to look after yourself for when the :turd: hits the fan.
     
  6. mark

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    tbh it shook me up!!!im out to clean windows not fight someone.these guys were devoid of any reason.while I carried on cleaning acting like I wasn't bothered.i said to my op get the money and get out of here.the trouble is when u speak about it afterwards you always get someone saying I would of chinned him blah blah.its different when your in that situation. ive got my op to watch out for -van & my front teeth
     
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    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    yep learn a martial art, get fit and most importantly some stamina.

    usually these loud mouth construction worker types drink too much beer, there used to being aggressive and threatening people, usually big lads who like throwing there weight around and playing up to their mates... there the kind of guys you see getting into drunken brawls.

    9 times out of 10 if you have some fighting skills and some stamina these types are gassed out in 5 minutes
     
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  8. TolishAPurd

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    Mark, you did exactly the right thing, and you have my total respect just for finishing the job. Its never worth having a fight-you lose and you end up hurt/killed/etc, ...and if you win you end up in trouble with the law, sued, hurt etc. Not worth it at all especially with travellers. Fighting is a big part of many of there cultures, and I've even trained with some before. Nice lads, but awesome fighters, I wouldnt want to take one on over some old dears windows. But if things went wrong and that bloke set upon you, it would be really good to have just a few skills is all I'm saying.
     
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    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    Personally love this guy, Muay/Thai/Pancrase/MMA legend

     
  10. mark

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    lets just say ive been heavily involved in martial arts for a long time due to this kind of situation(since stopped).martial arts don't help when your drinking my mate got picked on in a pub by some geezers(3rd dan)ended up with a fractured skull & orbital.ive stopped it now-so many nutters out there.have to to discern the situation and use you brains,easier said than done
     
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