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    Seems like every time I get a handshake on a job sold, I have to get myself a "Treat" for bein a good boy. Just sold a 7500 changeout and now I'm dying to get on e-bay. It's a bad habit, hope I'm the only one with it.
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    You could "treat" a friend to a ticket to the convention! Chicago is a lot closer than Denver.

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    You don't need a ticket. Just fill in Beenies form and get in your car. I'll get yer clam bake.......
    My doctor gave me six months to live, but when I couldn't pay the bill he gave me six months more.
    Walter Matthau

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    Im guilty of this too.
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    I seem to end up with a new toy evey time I stop at a supply house....WOW I need that tool.....Im like a kid in a porn shop... but Im a gaget freak and think I need 2 of everything.

    73% of Americans say that illegal immigration is a problem. The other 27% say, "No habla inglis!"

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    Smile

    I'm the same way, I had UEI pocket thermometer crack at the stem so I needed a new one, so go by Carrier and pick up some parts, see fieldpiece thermometer, with locking stem so I bought it.. Run a couple of calls and wind up at United refrigeration so try and get my UEI warrantied as I only bought it a couple of months ago, they are out of them so they give me a fieldpeice pocket type for nothing..So now I have 2 pocket type fieldpeice thermometers.

    I am always buying something new and improved..LOL
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    Originally posted by doglips
    I seem to end up with a new toy evey time I stop at a supply house....WOW I need that tool.....Im like a kid in a porn shop... but Im a gaget freak and think I need 2 of everything.

    So you're running around with a set of large black dildos and blow up dolls in your truck? You sick bastard

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    dildos or only for customer service

    Blow up doll is so company dont have to pay 2nd "person" of 2 man team....

    and jumpers work great as nipple clamps
    73% of Americans say that illegal immigration is a problem. The other 27% say, "No habla inglis!"

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    and so you can use the hov lane
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    Originally posted by spotts
    You don't need a ticket. Just fill in Beenies form and get in your car. I'll get yer clam bake.......
    That, my friend, is one LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG drive, no thanks!
    R2B4BTU

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    Started with a new job a couple months ago. The best part about it is I can tell my wife that "I have to have these tools, they're special tools that I need now for my new job". Meanwhile i'm mainly just upgrading.
    It's great. Tax write off too.

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    Originally posted by spotts
    It's a bad habit, hope I'm the only one with it.
    Put "hope" back in your pocket.

    Mines every Thursday/payday.















    And it's not that bad.

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