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Re: OTQ


glass of wine usually runs them off.
Oh no, no no, no, not here...
I had a couple of JWs show up here, but rather than come to my door they sent their little 6 yr old son up. Of course I had to be nice to a little boy. But then he started up with everything they'd made him memorize. Had I been saved? And then he proceeded, for no reason whatsoever, to preach to me about the evils of alcohol. And I don't drink. I was horrified that they had trained this poor little boy at his age to pretend to deal with such an adult issue.

Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 8:42 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OTQ


Never get 'em here except for the occasional Baptists and JW's. Drinking a
glass of wine usually runs them off.
hee hee hee.


On 1/14/08, Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net> wrote:

Great comeback, Kitty.
zem
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 6:37 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OTQ


> Not too many d-t-d salespeople when it's 20 degrees out here....
> Verizon heavily canvassed here last year, trying to convert everyone. > I
> would see them going d-t-d in addition to the constant barrage of mail
and
> tv ads.  But they didn't usually get to me because my doorbell doesn't
> work :+)
> One guy finally confronted me in the driveway. We talked at length, > but
> Verizon could in no way match what I get from Comcast. So he gave up.
> Then around Tgvg they sent a young girl here.  Again, Verizon can't
match
> what I get from Comcast. One difference in her spiel was that several
> times she mentioned that Comcast used copper wire which she said is
> nowhere near as good as what Verizon has.  I explained that Ft Wayne's
REA
> Wire is a large producer of the copper wire and I'd much rather keep a
> local manufacturer in business. Finally, she told me essentially that
> Comcast would be defunct in the coming year and then I'd be sorry
because
> it would cost me twice as much to convert. (well, she said it more
nicely
> than that, but that's the gist of it.)
>
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> To: "Garden Chat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, January 14, 2008 6:34 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] OTQ
>
>
>> Anybody else noticed this? We've had a big increase in door-to-door
>> salesmen--from zero 6 months ago to two-three a day now. We've also >> had
>> four Verizon salesmen in the last 5 day [not counting Sunday, of
course]
>> peddling their new FiOS [fiber-optic system] internet/cable
channel/long
>> distance hookup service. Since they tore up most of the front yards
>> around here when they installed the fiber-optic cable, you'd think >> they >> would be smart enough to let the neighborhood ire quell before >> bragging
>> about what they did. But since their cable competitor here is Comcast,
>> it's become a tussle between dumb and dumber.
>>
>>
>> Island Jim
>> Southwest Florida
>> 27.1 N, 82.4 W
>> Hardiness Zone 10
>> Heat Zone 10
>> Sunset Zone 25
>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
>>
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zone 8A

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  • References:
    • OTQ
      • From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
    • Re: OTQ
      • From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
    • Re: OTQ
      • From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zemuly@comcast.net>
    • Re: OTQ
      • From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>

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