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Economic or Seasonal Slowdown? #5039 10/29/01 12:14 PM
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Has anyone noticed the phone ringing less these days? My real estate related work has all but stopped. Although it may be due to the season, last year wasn't as bad.

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Re: Economic or Seasonal Slowdown? #5040 10/29/01 03:05 PM
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Rojosy (That's pronounced Row-Hoe, not Row Joe)HeeHee. Anyway, John:

Last week, we were looking for places to send people. This was not a good sign.
I think on the construction end of things, they're going to have a slower and longer Holiday period than usual. I had them asking me if I needed help pulling wire and the like on my service work. This was unusual.
Fortunately 4 me, lots of companies have a "use it or lose it" policy for maintenance depts. I've got a lot of safety related issues that weren't responded to (although we gave quotes) earlier in the year being addressed now. It makes me happy to fix some of the scary stuff that I thought was not going to get fixed before it blew up!!


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Re: Economic or Seasonal Slowdown? #5041 10/29/01 06:15 PM
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Feast or famine, same ol' same ol'....my only ace in the hole is a full freezer.

Re: Economic or Seasonal Slowdown? #5042 10/29/01 08:51 PM
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All you gotta do is hurt your back...

The friggin' thing will ring off the hook...

I am completely covered up with work for the first time in my Contracting career... Figures...


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