Massive stroke of luck

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  1. Sky_Blue_Daz

    Sky_Blue_Daz Well-Known Member

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    That have gone in your favor

    We had some work done on our house a couple of weeks ago

    The bloke under charged us by almost A thousand but did a quality job
     
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    Hmm..... does he also undercharge for contract killings do you know?
     
  3. Sky_Blue_Daz

    Sky_Blue_Daz Well-Known Member

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    Have you heard the Billy Connolly joke about the hitman Otis
     
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    Otis Well-Known Member

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    Nope. On a scale of 1-10 how much mirth is there to be found in it?

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  5. NorthernWisdom

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    You weren't tempted to pay him the grand he forgot about, if he did a good job?
     
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    Took the kids to Morrisons last week and when we got to the car my older boy produced a packet of Oreo's and said we didn't pay for these dad, I have a five year old who forgets things or is a shoplifter
     
  7. Sky_Blue_Daz

    Sky_Blue_Daz Well-Known Member

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    An 8/10 in my opinion
     
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  8. Sky_Blue_Daz

    Sky_Blue_Daz Well-Known Member

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    No to be honest a grands better in my pocket then someone else's
     
  9. Nick

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    Did he invoice / quote for a grand more?
     
  10. NorthernWisdom

    NorthernWisdom Well-Known Member

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    He ain't going to be doing you a good job in the future then, is he.
     
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  11. Sky_Blue_Daz

    Sky_Blue_Daz Well-Known Member

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    That's fair enough
     
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    My wife liked her Xmas presents
     
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    Gazolba Well-Known Member

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    With all the people dying lately, could you please not start a thread with 'Massive stroke".
     
  14. Macca

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    No offence but it's not something I would boast about
     
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    trevelfarandwide Well-Known Member

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    "Shut up, I'm trying to save you a grand here..."

    Brilliant, Connolly at his very best. :-)
     
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  16. Covstu

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    I won £20 on a scratchcard!
     
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  17. Si80

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    I left a wallet with $1000 in it in a cab in Vegas whilst out there for my 30th birthday. The woman who got in after me picked it up, called my credit card who called then me and then Fed-Ex'd it back to me once she'd gotten to her house (Houston - Texas).

    I was very lucky!
     
  18. Gazolba

    Gazolba Well-Known Member

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    My daughter got home from college one day crying that she lost her bus card. It's an expensive card that you buy (and I pay for) that allows riding the bus for the entire college year.
    She said she put it in her pocket but now it wasn't there. I immediately thought she probably dropped it on the floor when she exited the bus and it never made it to her pocket.
    So I drove back to the bus stop area and started hunting around, and there it was lying in the grass. Fortunately, it was a place not many people walk by otherwise someone would have taken it.
     
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    torchomatic Well-Known Member

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    That nearly happened to us a couple of years ago. We live in an Edwardian terrace with bathroom downstairs off the pokey kitchen. A builder knocked it all into one for us and made one large kitchen (in it at the moment) and put the bathroom upstairs. We paid him up and I was crowing that he undercharged us by £800. Bugger me but three months, yes months later he rang me up asking for that money to be paid to the electrician. Bugger.
     
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