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Old 06-27-2005, 10:44 PM   #61
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you know what? i bought a riding mower and paid it off in a little over two weeks of mowing. then again i have about 15 yards to do a week and they're all worth an average of $30 each. do the math. i make approximatly $500 a week, take that times 4 (as in 4 weeks in a month) and i make $2000 dollars a month, and then take that times how ever many months i mow which is usually 5, and i make $10,000 a year. man, if i save up for a couple of years, and get a job during the rest of the year, i could get a really nice car. hey, maybe i should stop complaining about mowing, it could finally get me the gti i've always wanted.
Haha sounds like a good deal. Never thought you could make anything close to that much mowing lawns.
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Old 06-28-2005, 01:22 AM   #62
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Old 06-28-2005, 08:07 AM   #63
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you know, lawnmowing is a lot more fun when you have a lawnmower racer!
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Old 06-28-2005, 07:45 PM   #64
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Haha sounds like a good deal. Never thought you could make anything close to that much mowing lawns.
heehee. you can! you just have to get a bunch of huge yards and get a rider and you'll be set.
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Old 06-28-2005, 08:21 PM   #65
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Since I'm only 15 and all jobs are too far to walk to or bike to, I work at the pool helping kids learn to swim. Get paid $6 an hour which means I make $72 a week. It's extremely sad...
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Old 06-29-2005, 02:38 AM   #66
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DO NOT QUOTE HIM, Bav and Satty will delete his posts as I suggested earlier.
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Old 06-29-2005, 02:39 AM   #67
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DO NOT QUOTE HIM, Bav and Satty will delete his posts as I suggested earlier.


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Old 06-29-2005, 02:42 AM   #68
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only the ones that reflect badly

this one contributes so it stays

are you implying that godlaus is a nice guy?!?!?
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Old 06-29-2005, 02:42 AM   #69
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How so? You know that he's trying to start a fight, by trying to make himself appear as a supremicist. He's trying to pick a fight.
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Old 06-29-2005, 02:52 AM   #70
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How so? You know that he's trying to start a fight, by trying to make himself appear as a supremicist. He's trying to pick a fight.

maybe you should take it at face value and move on...
or were you trying to be a dick, jay-g?

...I thought it was a nice gesture on your part, godlaus...
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Old 06-29-2005, 02:53 AM   #71
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maybe you should take it at face value and move on...
or were you trying to be a dick, jay-g?

...I thought it was a nice gesture on your part, godlaus...

I wasn't trying to be mean anywhere.......

This forum is going to hell.
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Old 06-29-2005, 03:08 AM   #72
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I wasn't trying to be mean anywhere.......

This forum is going to hell.

i didn't think you were. i was actually asking jay-g to own up to being a dick if that was his intent w/ the comment:

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how noble of you, you should be proud.

and i think this forum is on its way back from hell, it's just kind of a long ride...
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Old 06-29-2005, 05:46 PM   #73
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Hey folks im a signal support systems specialist in the US ARMY. I get out in Dec. of 2005. Im going to school to get into auto body repair and customization. I know how to do everything already but I need that peice of paper to say I can before I can get a loan to open my own custom auto shop. I am going to call it Firehouse Customs. So if you have any auto body problems feel free to ask.
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Old 06-29-2005, 07:02 PM   #74
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Hey folks im a signal support systems specialist in the US ARMY. I get out in Dec. of 2005. Im going to school to get into auto body repair and customization. I know how to do everything already but I need that peice of paper to say I can before I can get a loan to open my own custom auto shop. I am going to call it Firehouse Customs. So if you have any auto body problems feel free to ask.

You shouldn't need a piece of paper to get the loan. I didn't when I opened up my own custom autobody shop way back in the day. What you do need is a thoughtful and relevant business plan.

Remember, the custom car business, unlike the insurance repair business, is full of people that want "buddy deals." They want all sorts of wild stuff, but are either not willing to pay for it, or are more than willing to bitch about every tiny imperfection even on a job that you gave them a HUGE discount on. And if you try to charge what a job's worth, they always "know" some friend or cousin that can do bodywork in their back yard for beer money.

In order to do good work, immerse yourself in automotive customizing history, study the past masters, and develop a style unique to yourself, but be able to mimic any popular style of the past or present to take advantage of trends. ANYONE can learn how to work with the materials, but quality custom work aslo takes an eye for proportion that is only developed by studying what has already worked on cars considered classic customs.

Oh, and getting good employees in the bosyshop buiness is exceedingly hard. It's seriously hard to get quality workers in a business with such low wages for what is really a craftsman's job. And so many who ARE talented at that level are notoriously unreliable.
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Old 06-29-2005, 10:08 PM   #75
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Damn chrisV, Do you know everything? Because seriously, I haven't seen a question asked in quite some time that you couldn't answer with personal experience.
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