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  1. Thread: Attitudes

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    ON this point I whole heartedly agree 100% with...

    ON this point I whole heartedly agree 100% with John - Ive been in jobs where I make more money but the cost to do so was too high

    Now I'm in a sort of retirement job sos to speak - relaxed easy...
  2. Thread: Attitudes

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    The fish rots from the head

    The fish rots from the head
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    Yep thats what I do - if I am dirty I do put on...

    Yep thats what I do - if I am dirty I do put on a clean uniform prior and bursh my hair ( whats left ) lol and make sure I'm neat and tidy

    I can't fathom how an interviewer would expect a hands...
  4. As an employee we have two choices about how a...

    As an employee we have two choices about how a company is run about the owner of the company
    1 stay
    2 leave
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    the netural in oz and NZ is BLACK the hot or...

    the netural in oz and NZ is BLACK the hot or power could be red blue or WHITE other than that you should be ok

    you should be ok leave any attitude at home - be humble and you should do fine
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    Keep in mind EVERY time some one checks your...

    Keep in mind EVERY time some one checks your credit it affects your credit score - a general " soft" check such as for a rental application or ( I'm assuming an employer) does actually lower your...
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    employee back ground checks

    I understand the need to check a person's criminal history and a drug screening but is it necessary to do a credit check?

    if its necessary then why?

    if an employee does not have signing...
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    HEy Dan didn't mean it for you to take it that...

    HEy Dan didn't mean it for you to take it that way
    let me say that i really understand that every month, every job the company HAS to make a profit or I'm out the door so when I see the company...
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    OK John my top ten list 1 Wages bennifits ...

    OK John
    my top ten list
    1 Wages bennifits
    2 Work life balance ( while I like to work and provide for my family I do not want to be working all kinds of hours or nights weekends frequently -...
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    I ran into the bear at an interview recently fk...

    I ran into the bear at an interview recently fk em they can jamb their job I already have one I was looking for a better one ( read more $$) wankers
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    Well for me I'm likely to head back to a union...

    Well for me I'm likely to head back to a union company in the near future why?

    simply because I'm going to get a bigger piece of the pie - thats it a slightly lower hourly rate but with...
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    as you start out in this great trade you will...

    as you start out in this great trade you will have to take some lumps - I did and learn from them I did.

    It doesn't seem right that an employer can hire some one for this trade at 8-9 dollars...
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    viseman is that honeywell link pdf file savable...

    viseman is that honeywell link pdf file savable or just the link?

    never mind right click and save target as
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    What I find interesting is the great divide...

    What I find interesting is the great divide between employees preception and the employers preception of how things are.

    some where inbetween there lies a good balance.

    I also find it...
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    Questions to ask a potentional Employer

    What questions would you ask an interviewer for a position in HVAC
    Commercial ?
    thanks
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    What do I have to offer an employer? Actually...

    What do I have to offer an employer?
    Actually the Question should be: What do you have to offer to our Customers?
    I think that the Customer is actually the employer - you the employer are the...
  17. I was out of town 5 hr drive to go get 12 - I...

    I was out of town 5 hr drive to go get 12 - I should have had enough but I didn't - farmers dog tucker cooler ( or freezer ) I don't remember - repaired leak woulda caught hell if I had to go get 12...
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    anothe great funny B movie is "the toxic avenger"

    anothe great funny B movie is "the toxic avenger"
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    I run my HP to -9.5C ( thats cause the vision...

    I run my HP to -9.5C ( thats cause the vision pro does not have a lower balance point) - heats just fine and since I actually decided t ospend some real time after work getting the charge right I...
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    I have a smooth jaw pipe wrench that I use to un...

    I have a smooth jaw pipe wrench that I use to un do those rotolocks after hiting them with the turbo torch - the pipe wrench grips good and take s the heat and I can hit it with a hammer - spud...
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    I had a buddy that did sheet metal work - he did...

    I had a buddy that did sheet metal work - he did a new hood duct and fan for a restrauant got 50% up front gets 50% when the city signs off on the installation so the restrauant owner says hey...
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    In my humble opinion an apprentiship with trade...

    In my humble opinion an apprentiship with trade school in combination is the best way - I did a 8,000 hr apprentship with 3 weeks each yr of trade school + 4 weeks equ school via corrospondence...
  23. Thread: Not my day

    by The Penguin
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    good luck with that - try taking a steak to a...

    good luck with that - try taking a steak to a restrauant and ask them to cook it for you too

    Any self respecting contractor who wants to stay in business will decline the work you see you...
  24. Thread: my new van

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    As I get older ( shut the F up o-ring you ain't...

    As I get older ( shut the F up o-ring you ain't much younger) I care more about comfort than how fast I can go or how quickly I can get going on the freeway or going around corners - as I see it...
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    not every muslim is a terriost but every terriost...

    not every muslim is a terriost but every terriost is a muslim
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    did you check the smart valve

    did you check the smart valve
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    Commercial work we just got hrs and as we...

    Commercial work

    we just got hrs and as we worked billable hours -there is some incentive to find stuff so we were not sitting at home not getting paid - it didn't matter if it was low volume...
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    in this climate - heck in any climate for me to...

    in this climate - heck in any climate for me to take a new job and sell up move - the offer had better be teriffic and must include a min 3 yr term - and moving expenses

    Nope I'm not kidding -...
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    A device that intrupts the power to the controls...

    A device that intrupts the power to the controls of a piece of equipment that the power company can send a signal to either via the high voltage lines ( on the hot side of the contactor) or by radio...
  30. is it a factory warranty? or is it a...

    is it a factory warranty? or is it a dealer/contractor warranty ?
    how long has the contractor been in biz ?

    All things being equal I would go for the American standard
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    the scan guage is a cool tool

    the scan guage is a cool tool
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    how many times ? = 3 times , all the time, every...

    how many times ? = 3 times , all the time, every time and when ever the a/c/heat is on
  33. Depends your question is like asking if you...

    Depends

    your question is like asking if you should buy a pickup or a car
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    time to reline the tinfoil hat

    time to reline the tinfoil hat
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    wanker in PA ;)

    wanker in PA ;)
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    hey turn off the caps lock nimble nuts

    hey turn off the caps lock nimble nuts
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    I'm so horny the crack of dawn better be carefull...

    I'm so horny the crack of dawn better be carefull around me
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    see my avatar for more infomation

    see my avatar for more infomation
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    T ball and mini minors we have a local and I...

    T ball and mini minors

    we have a local and I mean local 1 min drive from the house club

    I know allot of the younger kids - most of them are in my kids school/classes

    Pleanty of volunteer...
  40. hmmmm doing the 2 post chumps home work I see

    hmmmm doing the 2 post chumps home work I see
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    when something sticks out like dogs balls its...

    when something sticks out like dogs balls its going to get noticed.

    I had my roof done and its a steep frontage cape cod style and one roofer suggested ( insisted in fact said he couldn't do the...
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    dang

    dang
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    wheres condencending dave anyway?

    wheres condencending dave anyway?
  44. barrow manalow cher just afew to mix it up a...

    barrow manalow cher just afew to mix it up a bit
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    maybe you all should put out an open invitation...

    maybe you all should put out an open invitation to tender to all the contractors in the area
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    so how was the popcorn

    so how was the popcorn
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    you not getting any these days? eh Dice? that why...

    you not getting any these days? eh Dice? that why your pmssing?
    :D

    YA it will be over done he will make the rounds

    these kinds of "good News" stories the gummit loves for the distraction of...
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    in offices dang darn geeze etc like leave it...

    in offices dang darn geeze etc like leave it to beaver ( at home too- although I slip occasionaly - used to be bad before kids - cleaned up to set example)

    my kids say dang darn geeze holy cow...
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    Pay attention to what your kids are doing pay...

    Pay attention to what your kids are doing pay attention to what you are doing

    stop using electronic devices as a substute for parenting.

    Yes I would have smashed the phone too.

    If she...
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    poor guy all he wanted was his top knocked off ...

    poor guy all he wanted was his top knocked off not to make the national news

    likely this will put a dent in his pitch man career too
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