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#19626 - 12/30/02 01:32 PM Pay up....or else!
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#19627 - 12/30/02 02:05 PM Re: Pay up....or else!
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#19628 - 12/30/02 02:32 PM Re: Pay up....or else!
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Because it doesn't work!!!!!

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#19629 - 12/30/02 02:46 PM Re: Pay up....or else!
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How about painting the whole house RED. Like Clint Eastwood did. Seriously, I wonder what really is the safest way to insure payment. Notary, taking a video camera along, mechanical lean, court, bill collectors? Kinda like the automachanic, he can keep your car till you pay. Wish it was that easy for contractors.

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#19630 - 12/30/02 04:12 PM Re: Pay up....or else!
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Ironically enough, Kapulka spent part of Christmas Day watching ``The Godfather,'' the classic Mafia movie featuring the bloody depositing of a prized racehorse's head in the bed of a man who crossed the mob.



i wonder....would he do house calls???


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#19631 - 12/30/02 05:52 PM Re: Pay up....or else!
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Best solution that I found is working for "a few good people". I'm not "picky", but over the years of "getting burned" (financially) I made a decission, that the "bad payers" can take a hike. One by one they all "went away". I shared the info with other EC's so they were forewarned.

Fortunatly, I have a great client base, all commercial, and the bills get paid regular.

Collection? Been there, done it. Court, same thing; liens? a piece of paper basically. "Judgements"? oh yes, see liens.
I'm not crying, and I'm not saying that everything is always roses, but guys....try to be a littel "choosie" (?spelling) We all can work, but we all should get paid.
John
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