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Old 01-10-2015, 02:05 PM   #1
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Old 01-10-2015, 02:17 PM   #2
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Summary: I pull random numbers out of my a$$.
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I do like to start out the day with a laugh, thanks, LA Painter.

Best quote of the video, "I'm pretty ghetto". D'ya think?
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Well, he cleared up all my concerns. Just don't worry about wall repair, whether there is furniture to be moved, how many coats of paint, hard to reach areas, masking. Just bid all doors (French included) at 50 bucks, and never charge over a dollar a square foot. I'm going to be so rich now!!!
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At least he's not bidding at $199 a room.
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Ok I thought this was the sure fire way for all of us to finally be able to bid jobs correctly.

Besides pulling random numbers out of his arse. How the hell did he come up with his figures?

New contest. See who can make the best mocking video of this one. Winner will get bragging rights.
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I don't know, cd. I could get pretty damn sarcastic if I did that.

I've tried to figure out his numbers...I don't get it. It makes no sense.
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Hunh… I pictured Richmond as being a little older.
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Hunh… I pictured Richmond as being a little older.
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Funny, I pictured him as a little younger
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This shows how everything is more difficult in the ghetto, even painting. As the snow flies...on a cold grey chicago mornin, another little baby child is born, in the ghetto....and the mother cries, because if its one more thing that she dont need, its another hungry mouth to feed, in the ghetto...sorry sorry, just went on an elvis tangeant.
All kidding aside, i have nothing but respect for everyone in the trades. When i was young and was in sales, there was alot of folks who talked about numbers of a million dollars. I guess its good for goals, even if unrealistic, from my experience.

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