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#183770 - 01/22/09 01:01 AM First TIME EVER!!!!  
leland  Offline
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Joined: Aug 2007
Posts: 853
Lowell area, Ma. USA
A Gentleman called and described his issue.
I Politely and Professionally answered his questions.
I then offered advice on how to remedy the situation.
All was good.
Two Days later, the same Gentleman called. My suggestion was just the right solution.

Then He asked:>

"What do I owe you for your consultation". (This is the 1st time ever)
I was "dumbfounded" and taken a back!

"Nothing of course, I was on a 2 hour ride home, and enjoyed your conversation". was my answer.

WOW!! Good Normal people still exist!!!!!! (He was over 40 yrs, Perhaps that's why.)

MORAL: Just returning the favor! smile


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#183784 - 01/22/09 12:03 PM Re: First TIME EVER!!!! [Re: leland]  
jdevlin  Offline
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Posts: 402
welland ontario canada
That guy will probably call back when he really needs you.


#183789 - 01/22/09 02:50 PM Re: First TIME EVER!!!! [Re: jdevlin]  
AZSam  Offline
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Posts: 55
Scottsdale, AZ USA
Several years ago, the GC who built my home was doing another custom. He called me and said he had a problem with his EC. No drywall yet an asked if I would look at the system for him. It was a disaster. Kitchen outlets wired to LR outlets, nearly all of 2nd floor on one circuit, etc. You get the picture. As he knew I wired my home, he asked me to do him a favor and correct the problems. I did, took about a week. Later, he called me and wanted to know how much he owed me. I told him that he asked for a favor and I donít charge for favors. We have been close friends now for 14 years.


#183812 - 01/22/09 09:22 PM Re: First TIME EVER!!!! [Re: AZSam]  
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NICE!!!
Two professionals and gentlemen.


John


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