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    I'm new to Florida and was wondering what a...

    I'm new to Florida and was wondering what a Qualifier was. I've seen this in local paper a lot. Their licensing here seems as screwy as it was in Massachusetts. Since there is no reciprociy my...
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    Thanks for updated opinions on Ecolab. Years ago...

    Thanks for updated opinions on Ecolab. Years ago when I worked for a large Holiday Inn and Conference center I dealt with techs from Ecolab and they were all very knowledgeble and helpful with...
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    That's for sure. LOL

    That's for sure. LOL
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    Dba ? Not sure what it is, sounds good. As of now...

    Dba ? Not sure what it is, sounds good. As of now I'm looking to make a little money for spending mostly unless things drastically change. Thanks for the idea.
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    The Keys are nice to visit and would seem like a...

    The Keys are nice to visit and would seem like a nice place to work as well. I'm more or less planted here and don't want to move again. We moved into a retirement community and I'll see what's...
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    Stopped by to say hello.

    I thought I would stop by and say hello. I used to be on here a lot. Got layed off 3 years ago and have not worked hvac since. I have relocated to Florida. I must now decide what to do for the next...
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    Never drove professionally for a living but...

    Never drove professionally for a living but learned how to drive tractor trailer while in the military. It was a great learning experience and payed off as I could volunteer to take those 2 or 4 day...
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    When you leave a profession I think the hardest...

    When you leave a profession I think the hardest part is deciding what to do with your life next. I reluctantly renewed my current state refrigeration license despite being out of the trade now for 18...
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    I don't believe most, if any homeowners would...

    I don't believe most, if any homeowners would sign that either. The only side work requests either my coworkers or I've gotten are the constant people looking for jobs done on the cheap and have a...
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    Some of those customers are like that. The only...

    Some of those customers are like that. The only thing you can do is document what you found and recommended repairs because you can bet when it does fail the next day, they will be hollaring that you...
  11. Thread: daytona 500

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    Lot's of down time for those guys last night....

    Lot's of down time for those guys last night. Lots of loyal fans sitting in those stands. Like they said on tv, " get a traffic jam and every body gets out of their cars to chat". Sort of reminded me...
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    Reminds me of the WSHP's I used to have to try...

    Reminds me of the WSHP's I used to have to try and deal with near the Boston waterfront condos. They were mounted up between I beams and every thing else blocking removal of panels and components....
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    Entertainment value is exactly why I scan our...

    Entertainment value is exactly why I scan our local listing. I foolishly responded and interviewed to 2 ads a little over 10 months ago. Talk about twilight zone material. LOL These interviewers were...
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    I always questioned the secretcy of most of the...

    I always questioned the secretcy of most of the employers utilizing craigslist. Is it shame of having to always post openings? The only thing I could think of would be someone purging a shop without...
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    Good vid........ I'd pick Mary Ann any day and...

    Good vid........ I'd pick Mary Ann any day and twice on Sunday.
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    About the only thing I have found useful about...

    About the only thing I have found useful about our local area Trades section of Craigslist is for a good laugh. It seems to attract nitpickers, micro managers, shops that have a high turnover rate...
  17. Thread: accident

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    How about the genius in the farthest left hand...

    How about the genius in the farthest left hand lane that decides his exit is here with 50 feet to go and cuts across all three lanes to make it. I've always looked to see smoke and brakelights.
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    Yeah, this was 2 lane road, posted 45 MPH. He...

    Yeah, this was 2 lane road, posted 45 MPH. He easly had to be doing 70 when he passed me. OOhh believe me, I know how downtown Boston is. I do my best to never have to go in there. I consider myself...
  19. Thread: accident

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    Here in Massachusetts it's really bad. Even on...

    Here in Massachusetts it's really bad. Even on the back roads you can't even take a slow sunday drive down a back road without almost getting rear ended because someone could'nt time when they needed...
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    Our condolences.

    Our condolences.
  21. USAF Retired, 1993

    USAF Retired, 1993
  22. The media can report anything they want, they...

    The media can report anything they want, they don't have to state fact. I get so sick of the networks all taking every politicians statements not in it's entirety and state, " oh, he said this or...
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    When I do watch part of a game I usually have the...

    When I do watch part of a game I usually have the sound off because of the commentators running their mouths as they feel they have to explain to me what I just watched and some other unusefull...
  24. Thread: r s e s?

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    Chops. You are very lucky to be in an area with...

    Chops. You are very lucky to be in an area with an active chapter. It makes all the difference in being a member. I think it means different things to different people.
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    I was curious if it the commercials sucked as bad...

    I was curious if it the commercials sucked as bad as last year. I actually watched some of the commercial last year and it did'nt get to see anything this year.
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    Well, quite frankly, LOL. I was'nt surprised by...

    Well, quite frankly, LOL. I was'nt surprised by that outcome..... Since I don't really invest in the sport I watched a few minutes of the local sports show. Congrats to the New York Giants. The...
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    You will find out in the training under what...

    You will find out in the training under what conditions dictate the wear and use of the clothing and tools as well as working on energized circuits.
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    I know the feeling about liars. I too learned a...

    I know the feeling about liars. I too learned a lession about fending for yourself. I once worked in a shop where the best buddy of the service manager was a perpetual liar. If he was'nt driving off...
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    How were you treated?

    Just curious since I have been reading a lot of employer/employee threads. If you were laid off were you treated with dignity and respect or were you treated as a common criminal on your way out....
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    Instead of the gaping hole near the bottom, how...

    Instead of the gaping hole near the bottom, how about some louvers? LOL
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    I looked into cfesa's web site thinking it was...

    I looked into cfesa's web site thinking it was something for a technician to join but apparently not. It's for business owners in food service equipment repair. Bummer. I'll find something.
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    Our local stations have been running the story...

    Our local stations have been running the story about the boat. I've seen on the news where stuff from Japan have started showing up in the waters on California.
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    I'm sure the straw hat is very much needed in the...

    I'm sure the straw hat is very much needed in the florida sun. Like the hand cleaner and paper towel holder ya got there right in the back.
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    LOL. I know but I missed it.

    LOL. I know but I missed it.
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    Yeah I think a lot of the Pats want to play the...

    Yeah I think a lot of the Pats want to play the Giants again. It will definately be a good match up.
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    I could not believe the Ravens kicker missed that...

    I could not believe the Ravens kicker missed that field goal. Did they blindfold him? I also could not believe the Patriots won that game with those turnovers. Curious if he'll have to ride in the...
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    Poll: I picked Eco-Scammers. Reason being and I don't...

    I picked Eco-Scammers. Reason being and I don't know if it's been mentioned by others in my area on a previous post cause a solar panel co. named Evergreen Solar built a facility here in new england...
  38. Never heard of that but I'm sure some shops may...

    Never heard of that but I'm sure some shops may do that. Every shop I've been in you start with 40hrs or whatever is negotiated to start after the first year. 80hrs after 3 years and so on and so on....
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    When I was young, starting out in the trade I...

    When I was young, starting out in the trade I barely took vacations because I actually was stupid enough to believe the sometimes forced mentality that the world would fall apart because some poor...
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    I have to agree it would definately would be...

    I have to agree it would definately would be difficult for a small shop to loose a guy in the middle of summer in Texas. If it's company policy that's the way it goes. Personally I've never been in a...
  41. You got that right. The political correctness...

    You got that right. The political correctness thing has really gotten out of hand.
  42. Since working here in Massachusetts both...

    Since working here in Massachusetts both companies I worked for paid us reguardless of having calls or not. I only know in one case was because one customer paid for us being available and our OT...
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    In all the years of my time and experience in the...

    In all the years of my time and experience in the trade I have witness there are the few diva techs that demand more money, new truck, give me, give me, give me and quite frankly they are the younger...
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    Those are pretty good questions trouble. Straight...

    Those are pretty good questions trouble. Straight and to the point. They're the kind of questions if not asked, you end up having to look around again later.
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    I assume you mean roping stuff up along the side...

    I assume you mean roping stuff up along the side of a bldg requiring you to lean over, which may be a good thing you are harnessed to prevent hitting the ground. Of course it would be a bad thing to...
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    It's always time to move on when your goals...

    It's always time to move on when your goals aren't met after there has been sufficent time for them to advance your career which should be their's as well. The "more you learn the more you earn"...
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    Most micro-managers don't stop to relialize their...

    Most micro-managers don't stop to relialize their conduct not only creates the work negative work stress but also slows the techs from getting jobs done in a timely matter. The micro-manager then...
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    Yeah, I'd like to hear from someone that works...

    Yeah, I'd like to hear from someone that works for them myself. I hope to join with them after the first of the year. They have a good website, check it out.
    I personally would like to know more...
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    I carry a couple of magnahelics of different...

    I carry a couple of magnahelics of different ranges for lots of measurements.
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    I agree. LeeLee is a very cute girl. There is...

    I agree. LeeLee is a very cute girl. There is another one but I got a brainfart and forgot her name for now.
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