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    Actually it seems if you do believe in statistics...

    Actually it seems if you do believe in statistics you are incorrect.

    "For example, fewer than 30% of burglaries in the United States (20032007) occur when someone is at home. "


    Furthermore...
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    I'm impressed that's great. Zero callbacks?...

    I'm impressed that's great. Zero callbacks? That's a whole other thread. Really a technician over-evaluating their skills. I've never heard of that lol, I call them hotshots.
    The reason I brought...
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    What is the highest % of pay to hourly rate you...

    What is the highest % of pay to hourly rate you would pay, do pay? Since it is a % does it matter if you bill $100/hr,$200/hr or $500-600/hr?
    What do you think of commission based pay?
  4. Thread: A FUNNY STORY

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    Could take action and get it back on track or...

    Could take action and get it back on track or repeat the same thing for three posts. Who is the real one ruining the thread then?

    Reminds me of this.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiS5_oGHzKI
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    That formula is harder and harder today because...

    That formula is harder and harder today because it seems like every building manager has a Grainger book.
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    Are you on 100% commission? I have heard of...

    Are you on 100% commission? I have heard of companies trying to pay a lower wage on travel time etc. Hard to see that taking hold.
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    LOL, don't know why you quoted me. I basically...

    LOL, don't know why you quoted me. I basically agreed with you. And my guesses were right, you were talking residential with a billable percebtage of 50-60%. My reference to an employee that probably...
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    And from the sound of it don't eat there.

    And from the sound of it don't eat there.
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    High risk high reward and low risk low reward. If...

    High risk high reward and low risk low reward. If an employee is sitting "twiddling his thumbs" that is the owners fault. Probably not a good business person. If my bosses reward was a 6 pack on...
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    sm I agree mostly. Nobody is getting rich in...

    sm

    I agree mostly. Nobody is getting rich in that scenario, and yes probably losing money. That was most likely an employee that does not understand the cost of doing business. Overhead, office...
  11. Thread: A FUNNY STORY

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    Yes I think it does. When someone becomes angry...

    Yes I think it does. When someone becomes angry and bitter. When the child loses that sparkle in their eyes. When they become afraid and can only lash out. When they lose that optimism they had as a...
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    The drier should be replaced. I have a feeling it...

    The drier should be replaced. I have a feeling it isn't the problem if there is a problem. I would be curious if you took readings before and after. Ask the customer to log the times the cooler...
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    When I was in California it seemed like most...

    When I was in California it seemed like most residential was all commission and a "package unit guy" or not much experience would get 18-20 for a commercial outfit. That was in the late 1990's from...
  14. Thread: A FUNNY STORY

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    They did their job "perfectly" if that is company...

    They did their job "perfectly" if that is company policy. Are you saying they are suppose to take everything back? When if ever would it be inappropriate to take something back?
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    You were talking at length about a liberal...

    You were talking at length about a liberal education. So I demonstrated what a conservative education looks like.

    To some of your other thoughts. The reason IQ tests were done on adolescents is...
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    Well this is what a conservative education gets...

    Well this is what a conservative education gets your child.

    http://www.snopes.com/photos/signs/sciencetest.asp
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    You say "tech" so I will assume you are not an...

    You say "tech" so I will assume you are not an installer. I will also assume residential non union. You should be able to make whatever you want at this stage up to 125K or so. You should be able to...
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    I have heard that they are finicky as far as...

    I have heard that they are finicky as far as preferring softwood pellets. That can be a problem having a regular supply in certain parts of the country. I looked into it for a minute but when I saw...
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    If you have an ability to learn and the want to...

    If you have an ability to learn and the want to work it will come out in interviews and someone will give you a chance more than likely as I said in a couple months or so. Work on your resume and...
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    Right now is not the busiest of times for most...

    Right now is not the busiest of times for most companies. Your best shot will be in spring-summer and make sure you show enough promise to be kept on after that. That's when they are more likely to...
  21. Try changing batteries in your thermostat. If...

    Try changing batteries in your thermostat. If that doesn't work put your fan switch to on at your thermostat. If that works or even if it doesn't then call a technician. Make sure the emergency...
  22. Here is at least a partial list of violations....

    Here is at least a partial list of violations. Doesn't seem to be any violations as described by OP that I can see.

    http://www.epa.gov/spdpublc/enforce/index.html
    ...
  23. To be more accurate the tax for a single person...

    To be more accurate the tax for a single person would be on the amount over $10,200, and on the amount over $27,500 for a family. Then adjusted for inflation after 2018.
  24. +1. I hope you have a better 2015.

    +1. I hope you have a better 2015.
  25. Partly true, sorry I was doing that from memory....

    Partly true, sorry I was doing that from memory. Thanks for the correction though!
    The max would be the max for a national avg for a bronze plan which is $256. Also 10,000 would come off the 50,000,...
  26. Penalty is $95 for 2014 for an individual. If you...

    Penalty is $95 for 2014 for an individual. If you had insurance for 3 months it would be 9/12 or 3/4 of $95. If you don't pay it there is no penalty. Worse they can do is take it from future tax...
  27. Hard to argue with a friend and God. It would...

    Hard to argue with a friend and God.

    It would seem that Obamacare is tough on small business even though with 50 employees or less you do not have to do anything. And if you choose to provide...
  28. Not knowing your situation but it looks like $400...

    Not knowing your situation but it looks like $400 more or less buys a gold plan in Florida for a non smoking 40 yr old male. See link below.
    ...
  29. How does it hurt small business? Under 50...

    How does it hurt small business? Under 50 employees and you do not have to do anything. Many small businesses get tax credits to add coverage. It helps and doesn't hurt small business. And if small...
  30. You should be able to get something competitive...

    You should be able to get something competitive if not better. If you have special concerns or wants you are more likely to get one better suited for your individual needs. Biggest possible problem I...
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    I agree. Kids are being taught the test so they...

    I agree. Kids are being taught the test so they can pass, the teacher can be graded and the school system can get funding in many cases. It's similar to people that can pass a NATE test but cannot...
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    The older woman may just laugh like that all day...

    The older woman may just laugh like that all day because she says that she doesn't get it if you watch the whole video. The guy in the end gets it. I'd hate to see how you see this as 'emblematic'...
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    I guess that is what a conservative scientific...

    I guess that is what a conservative scientific study looks like. Anecdotal observation from 2 people to come to a conclusion for a whole nation. Makes life simple I guess.

    The main purpose of the...
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    Pretty good. Hard to argue intelligently that it...

    Pretty good. Hard to argue intelligently that it is not. BTW I wanted and voted for Hillary. I pretty much have always lived in prosperous and democratic controlled states so I knew Obama would win....
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    I hope your job works out and they find qualified...

    I hope your job works out and they find qualified help.
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    Thank you I thought it would, or at least it...

    Thank you I thought it would, or at least it should. Among many things it means I dont have to demean myself for a job. It means I only work for people that respect me and are smart enough to find...
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    Seems to me you would have a company filled with...

    Seems to me you would have a company filled with a bunch of workers with little to no self respect and little insight into human nature. Probably a good fit for you. But it is wrong to change the...
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    I was waiting for you to chime in and say that. I...

    I was waiting for you to chime in and say that. I wanted to type it in somehow and timestamp it lol. Don't worry, you wouldn't work long for me nor I for you. Any employer without the brains or...
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    If you want to find out if a person can read,...

    If you want to find out if a person can read, give a test where reading is part of the test. If I went into an interview where a company couldn't keep help. Like your place of employment seems to be...
  40. Thread: Head lamps

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    Yeah you're right about the bezel up lol, oops....

    Yeah you're right about the bezel up lol, oops. Totally agree about 18650's advantages except for a clipon cap style light they may be a bit heavy for some for that purpose.
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    Something like this would work great. ...

    Something like this would work great.
    http://www.zebralight.com/SC52d-High-CRI-Daylight-AA-Flashlight_p_149.html

    http://www.zebralight.com/SC52F-L2-AA-Floody-Flashlight-Cool-White_p_144.html
    ...
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    It is a battery format or size. Also are Lithium...

    It is a battery format or size. Also are Lithium Ion rechargeable. Roughly 18mm diameter and roughly 65mm long. Commonly used in battery powered cars like the Tesla and laptops. I believe they are...
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    Great, I'm glad you like it. I knew you wouldn't...

    Great, I'm glad you like it. I knew you wouldn't be disappointed. Taking the leap and buying your first 18650 light can be difficult. Not buying more can be more difficult. These things have resale...
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    I have 2 Nitecore i4 chargers with good luck with...

    I have 2 Nitecore i4 chargers with good luck with them. They aren't the best but may be the best all around with the ability to charge almost everything imo. The XTAR is a good charger also.


    ...
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    Shouldn't be a problem imo. The light does have...

    Shouldn't be a problem imo. The light does have its own protection. If you buy other 18650 lights these may or may not work. Some need the buttontop for + side cell connection. You could use a magnet...
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    Batteries are a whole other subject. These are...

    Batteries are a whole other subject. These are the same batteries that power a Tesla car and most laptops. Also why I suggested to read up on safe charging and storage etc. Keeppowers are good...
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    That's not a bad deal, nice! Suggest getting a...

    That's not a bad deal, nice! Suggest getting a second battery and a battery storage holder for the second one so it's safe and ready when you need it. You will notice that the light stays just as...
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    I think it should be ok without the over the head...

    I think it should be ok without the over the head middle strap. Zebralights can be funny about what batteries fit. I believe the Zebralight 3400, Eagletac 3100-3400 and Keeppower batteries all work...
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    Too much info I know. Bottom line you can't make...

    Too much info I know. Bottom line you can't make a bad selection with Zebralight imo.
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    More power or light output and possibly runtimes....

    More power or light output and possibly runtimes. Light output or lumens will app double. The H302 CR123 light will actually be a tad shorter and prob a little fatter around. If you get rechargeable...
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