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PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:00 pm 
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And I claim my free car wash....


Lets just say it wasn't few who did. It was quite a circus when it went on. It was one of thoose learnign by doing things in life. Im just glad it was on a farm with a farmer who has all the time in world and not on a office pushing wrong and oppppssss a million quid ran away.
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On a farm or in an office, in both scenarios when it goes wrong the sh1t can really fly. In your case it literally did!

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Was given some price work to paint a 3 bed house from top to bottom, white walls, ceiling and woodword. My friend gave me the address so I turns up on the first day, young woman answers the door, I say Hiya here to decorate the house she nods and lets me in, I continue for the next 4 days on the job, when I get a call from my friend who gave me the work - Where are you, why haven't you started on that job yet? I said started?? I'm halfway through... Cut along story short my friend had forgotten to include the "A" after the house number when he wrote the address down for me and this poor womans house who I'd half decorated white had mental heatlh issues.


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Was given some price work to paint a 3 bed house from top to bottom, white walls, ceiling and woodword. My friend gave me the address so I turns up on the first day, young woman answers the door, I say Hiya here to decorate the house she nods and lets me in, I continue for the next 4 days on the job, when I get a call from my friend who gave me the work - Where are you, why haven't you started on that job yet? I said started?? I'm halfway through... Cut along story short my friend had forgotten to include the "A" after the house number when he wrote the address down for me and this poor womans house who I'd half decorated white had mental heatlh issues.



The title reads "Amnesty" not get out of jail free card.. :roll: :lol: :lol:

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During a final fix today I fitted a loft hatch the wrong way, realised, then did it again lol trying to correct myself.


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I don't make cock ups :lol: :lol: :lol:


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I don't make cock ups :lol: :lol: :lol:




I never used to either - but senior moments come to us all in the end, your first cock-up is getting closer daily. :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Go and buy some super glue and a black permanent marker pen - they can both be really useful. :wink:

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I only make experiments, sometimes they don't go according to plan...
Yes I have those moments of age related madness where I forget where I am
and what I am doing 5m up a ladder with a load of tools on a heavy pouch.;

It's usually followed by a strong cup of tea and biscuit, (if I can remember where they are)


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I've done many stupid things but this one is the latest:

Last November work was quiet so i was working with a gardener friend of mine, we were cutting back some shrubs in a customers garden, At some point i got a bit carried away and chopped down a 5ft shrub at the base, leaving a massive hole in the nicely kept hedge :oops:

I don't know how i did it as the stump was huge, and was using a bow saw, i remember thinking - this is a tough one lol lol :wtf:


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Well I am not sure this is stupid or ridiculous but it certainly put me off tool belts.
One Christmas I was given a top of the range tool belt with double pouches and made
of hi grade nylon. I filled it up with tools and proceeded to climb the ladder. I wasn't up
there more than a few minutes when the tool belt pulled my Snickers down around my ankles.

After a couple of minutes on the floor laughing, my colleague had to clim up behind me and help me
escape from this quite scary situation. I was completely at a loss asto how I could escape this mantrap.
Needless to say, the tool belt never made another appearance out of the garage after that day.

Oh I drilled through a wall of a flat to what I thought was the outside but it happened to be the
flat next doors lounge. can I have my drillbit back please mister?


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Rex CCTV wrote:

Oh I drilled through a wall of a flat to what I thought was the outside but it happened to be the
flat next doors lounge. can I have my drillbit back please mister?



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I used a brand new 30 quid pair of wallpaper scissors (that I hadn't even used) to open a tin of paint...

Yeh...you guessed it!!! :angryfire:

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Rex CCTV wrote:

Oh I drilled through a wall of a flat to what I thought was the outside but it happened to be the
flat next doors lounge. can I have my drillbit back please mister?



:lol:


that made be laugh :lol: . Reminded me of an old Frank Spencer sketch.


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I have been known to go a bit mental with a circular saw or jigsaw not taking care of what was underneath. Always due to lazyness like using the kitchen worktop as a bench :sad:


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we had the contract to do all the chasing in a posh hotel refurb in central london. after a couple of weeks of dust I was close to packing it in. one hot summers afternoon I am with a romanian labourer, hes working hard im staring out the window at the river. hey boss-metal in wall?
eh? what ?
boss-metal pipe in wall, cut?
ah yeah go on itll be fine.
turns out the metal was a black iron 8" downpipe that took the water off the roof. course we had to have a downpour the next day, flooded the place. i left pretty soon after.


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