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Re: OT - ongoing plumbing saga.

Honestly, I asked him if he was kidding.  Fortunately we were on the phone
so he couldn't see the look on my face.  I asked Bobby how he kept a
straight face when he told him that and he said it was very difficult.

On 6/23/08, Theresa G. <macycat3@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> That is just crazy.  Of course there are spiders under the house, along
> with a whole host of other creepy crawling things, spiderweb, dirt, and
> other decayed things that are no longer identifiable.  That is why they wear
> those jumpsuit-looking things to keep as much off them as possible.  I'm
> afraid I would have laughed if a plumber said that to me.  I would have
> thought it was a joke@
> Theresa
> Pam Evans wrote:
>> Well, the plumber finally came out today (my neighbor was home so he was
>> "babysitting") and get this.  He calls me and says - ma'am, you have
>> spiders
>> under your house.  I said hello, the house is 150 years old, what did you
>> expect?   Well he just can't be going under there under he kills the
>> spiders
>> and he'll be back tomorrow.  I said I have a better idea, spray go to
>> lunch,
>> come back and they'll be dead.  Oh no he says, can't take that chance.  I
>> told him NO aerosols, I have a cat in the house.  So he got some Viper -
>> whatever that is - a pump spray and sprayed all under there and will be
>> back
>> in the morning.  I told him I am not happy having to take tomorrow off for
>> this, and you better be back.  He said he would.  I'm thinking this guy is
>> in the wrong line of work.  Plumbers are always going under houses, in
>> cabinets under sinks, in old water heater closets which all are spider
>> prone.  HELLO??   He had better do a DARN good job because I am NOT happy
>> w/
>> this rube at this point. Looks like there are two leaks, not one. I'm so
>> delighted - not.  And he's no kid, Bobby (neighbor) says he looks to be in
>> his mid-40's.  I was flabbergasted.  My boss looked at me like I was nuts
>> when I told him about it.  So here we go - another exciting evening of no
>> water.  Sheesh.
>> thanks for letting me vent.....
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