window cleaners don't really like each other

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  1. davewindowcleaner

    davewindowcleaner Well-Known Member
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    I see quite a few about when I driving and usually i get cold stare. What is wrong with you guys?

    To be fair I have met a really nice polish window cleaner a few years back who came up to me after seeing me cleaning with WFP, he gave me a new customer he didnt like doing because he didnt have wfp but other than that most of them down my way are not very smiling:sad:
     
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    When I got home tonight there was a window cleaners van blocking our driveway cleaning the back of one of my neighbours houses via WFP....it made me laugh......'oh I'm so sorry guv, I must have slipped with this pair of scissors in my hand and just cut straight through that tube thing on the floor....was it important? '
     
  3. Jake

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    I think it has to do with the fact that you don't see that many about, so when window cleaners see other window cleaners they seem to stare and really check out the van etc...
     
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  4. I chatted to the local windy who does my neighbours this morning. Always have a natter. I'm buttering him up so I can buy his work when he retires...
     
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    The ones I speak to are sound :thumbsup:. The ones I have never spoke to tend to way you up from a distance.
     
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    Even though I have pointer ladders on the roof, and a scrim swinging from the back, I don't go waving at anyone that looks like a windy, just a bit weird. I'd only do it if I've met them before, or they wave first.
     
  7. Jake

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    I used to sometimes drive past some really dodgy 'hoody' lads, then i realised they were boarcitys lads, so I don't worry anymore :D
     
  8. cheapncheerful

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    #8 cheapncheerful, May 20, 2015
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    yes so off cheapie goes to work all planned out in his dodgy head....

    first one she is in ...never in normally ...so thats another day....

    so turns into the close I want to park in straight into a swarm of windys....

    yep a swarm was an established figure of four or more windys in a post a long time ago...

    well there was three trying to get over a gate and one hopped out of a bush...

    so cheapies parking place had to be shifted..

    so I parked up not far away and thought well I will go back after the swarm have gone...got out my backpack got out my pole and they are heading towards me...so cheapie hid around the back...

    he then wanted his trolley and went peeping to see where the swarm where and they were next door book one and ...yeh

    me thinks cheapie got caught peeping..oops...so I went around the back and the other half the swarm was up the ladder ....no hiding place for cheapie..

    I had seen them before in fact I think they are the lot that clean my close but usually only three so not a swarm...

    any way finished that one and cheapie went off the idea of staying here and drove off to see what else he could find as the weather that the weather man promised...dry...er...wasnt happening...as usual..

    and yep it was time to visit the one where frank broke the sat dish and mended it with elastic bands....so I put my glue in my pocket to make a proper repair but...

    er...franks repair must have failed as it has been replaced...

    anyway only the cleaner in so got stuck in as its one of those dog barks like mad and follows you around houses..and it was out for a walk...peace..

    sadly...the lady had to inform me that her husband had passed away since my last visit...he did not look well I remembered..

    no no no smurfy..the sat dish did not fall on his head when the elastic bands broke..

    he just passed in his sleep...still...well..

    okay this was an old job and his wife never paid me...hmmmm

    anyway because it always got left it had gone up from £8 to £9 to £!0 virtually every time I went round..but...did she know the price?

    well it does have a big conny and is a three bed detached...hmmmm

    but....cheapie does the kids house as well and he used to pay for both...so I thought and thought and thought well ...

    smurfy will shout if I dont put up the price...

    so I thought sod it £15 and £5 for the kids house but...

    as she headed towards me I could plainly see the brown envelope with windowcleaner marked on it...oh sh it ..hes left the money...
    so she said how much and I reluctantly said £!5

    but ...then she said...and how much for the kids...er..£5....cheapies on a roll..:rofl:

    er...they cant really see you from up there can they...?:D
     
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    CNC .......this is class! The humour is My Name is Earl standards - brilliant :thumbsup:
     
  10. Jake

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    Because I'm impatient and live in the modern world of wanting everything instantly, I didn't read all your story cnc, can you voice message it to me so I don't have to read...o_O
     
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