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Old 09-18-2015, 11:12 PM   #21
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I didn't badmouth Sw. Their the only ones who have stuck to their guns with wallpaper. But they are heavily invested in it.
Nah, I meant in general all over the forum. It's nice to know they are heavily invested in it though.

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Hey im a painter and i hung this wallpaper. First wallpaper I dun that had these fuzzy pubes on the back almost like canvas. It was 54 inches wide and each strip was like 30 feet tall. An lemme tell ya it was a piece of cake! Rolling out the glue was the hardest part.
Yes I remember this installation. Have a few more of your pictures in my archives. I don't think I have this one though. I'll steal it too.
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Old 09-18-2015, 11:17 PM   #22
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Back to my original point though; internet advertisers don't have my trust.
Compare the previous attachments with this overview from my yellow page ad.
This one makes sense and blasts those other to H3(( and back.


I miss phones.
I miss The Yellow Pages.
I miss returning your calls when you get home at night.
I miss being able to get by on one income, so my wife could stay at home and take messages.
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Back to my original point though; internet advertisers don't have my trust.
Compare the previous attachments with this overview from my yellow page ad.
This one makes sense and blasts those other to H3(( and back.


I miss phones.
I miss The Yellow Pages.
I miss returning your calls when you get home at night.
I miss being able to get by on one income, so my wife could stay at home and take messages.


You're not alone, UD.
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You're not alone, UD.
No foolin'.
We had a system. I'd call her when I got to work and give her the customer's number.
She would only call in an emergency. If the homeowner wasn't home, she'd let it ring once and hang up and then call again. I had all day to work uninterrupted.

I forgot my phone the other day. I had to pretend I was a customer at Lowe's so I could use their courtesy phone.
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Casino? Arcade? Retail?
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two things I know about paper: 1) I'm not a paper hanger (about 15 yrs ago i got so frustrated with a pattern I wanted to use in my dining room that I ended up hanging it sideways and wrapping it around the room horizontally. LOLOL.very small dining room, under the chair rail, it worked and NEVER AGAIN!) 2) the only thing that sucks worse than hanging it is removing it. LOL I applaud you hangers, I'll stick to paint.

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two things I know about paper: 1) I'm not a paper hanger (about 15 yrs ago i got so frustrated with a pattern I wanted to use in my dining room that I ended up hanging it sideways and wrapping it around the room horizontally. LOLOL.very small dining room, under the chair rail, it worked and NEVER AGAIN!) 2) the only thing that sucks worse than hanging it is removing it. LOL I applaud you hangers, I'll stick to paint.

You "stick to paint"? Or paint sticks to you?
You reminded me of when my brother and I first started hanging in the early 70's. We railroaded a strip around the ceiling, and a different pattern around the baseboard. Then filled in the middle vertically with different selections.
It looked like a hippie's box kite in our bedroom. Wish I had a picture. Don't know why our parents let us do it. I guess to chase away girls.
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You "stick to paint"? Or paint sticks to you?
You reminded me of when my brother and I first started hanging in the early 70's. We railroaded a strip around the ceiling, and a different pattern around the baseboard. Then filled in the middle vertically with different selections.
It looked like a hippie's box kite in our bedroom. Wish I had a picture. Don't know why our parents let us do it. I guess to chase away girls.
Ya'll weren't smoking some of that "mary-wanner" wuz ya?
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Damn. That resembles Chrisn's old picture. Are all paper hangers former hippies?
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We've been subbing our paper hanging to the same guy for over 20 years. Here is paper he hung for us at Baltimore-Washington International Airport.

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Nice looking mural.
Any idea where it came from?
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Damn. That resembles Chrisn's old picture. Are all paper hangers former hippies?
why, yes, indeed
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No foolin'.
We had a system. I'd call her when I got to work and give her the customer's number.
She would only call in an emergency. If the homeowner wasn't home, she'd let it ring once and hang up and then call again. I had all day to work uninterrupted.

I forgot my phone the other day. I had to pretend I was a customer at Lowe's so I could use their courtesy phone.
I had totally forgotten about that. We had the same system, but K would let it ring twice...

There was also a handful of readily accessible pay phones around town with good parking. You'd drive by and see the contractors, especially the GWB guys, waiting to make calls.
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I clicked on that link and then kept clicking next. I saw picture after picture after picture of some of your painters and many jobs. I love those repaints of historical buildings. By all appearances, you are part of a first class company, and I bet it would be enjoyable to be a painter on one of your crews.
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Nice looking mural.
Any idea where it came from?
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The wall covering comes from a firm in Georgia that specializes in large mural wall coverings. Our local vinyl sign maker can also produce similar but smaller versions of anything that you can take a picture of.
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