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Old 10-18-2008, 08:49 PM   #1
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I am working on a project at my primary home and just finished the texturing.

I was complaining about the drywallers who had one bad seam and didn't feather it enough.

My wife reminded me that I was the drywaller. She also told me that when I complained about the framers not getting the walls exactly straight that I was the framer.

So my question is, who can I blame for all this shoddy work????

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Old 10-18-2008, 10:42 PM   #2
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Blame whoever taught you to do a cruddy job of framing and rocking.

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Or....

Use it to your benefit. Blame it on your poor quality tools (even though that probably isn't the case). Tell your wife that buying newer, better tools will make it easier to do a higher quality job. This is one of my favorite strategies for increasing my tool collection.
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Old 10-18-2008, 11:04 PM   #4
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She knows that one too well....

I actually do a good job. I am just a perfectionist and too hard on myself. My wife gets me jobs all the time and tells people how good I am.
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Old 10-18-2008, 11:33 PM   #5
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So blame your boss for being so critical of your work.
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Old 10-18-2008, 11:51 PM   #6
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So blame your boss for being so critical of your work.

My wife is the boss and she isn't the one that is complaining.
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Old 10-19-2008, 07:57 AM   #7
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Well, it just goes to show you, you get what you pay for !

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Well, it just goes to show you, you get what you pay for !

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Exactly. I tried to fire me once but that didn't work out.
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Blame it on the beer you were drinking when you did the work....
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I'm thinking that it may have been faulty mesh/tape or the joint compound! Yeah, yeah, that's the ticket... just ask my wife, Morgan Fairchild.
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I'm thinking that it may have been faulty mesh/tape or the joint compound! Yeah, yeah, that's the ticket... just ask my wife, Morgan Fairchild.
Too funny.
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Blame it on the beer you were drinking when you did the work....
Or blame it on the lack of suitable beverages to keep the staff motivated.
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Or blame it on the lack of suitable beverages to keep the staff motivated.
My wife is real good about keeping the crew happy. Lots of beer and breaks if needed.
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I've always thought the "dayum guvmint" makes a good scapegoat for just about anything
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I've always thought the "dayum guvmint" makes a good scapegoat for just about anything
I am focused now. It is politicians that make my life miserable. I have proof. Look at my 401k which has not been devalued to a 201k.

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