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Re: woe woe woe my boat


Either that or I'd insist on a deep discount.  I wouldn't pay full price for
it not being what I wanted.
Money doesn't grow on trees.  And you're single, it's hard to run a
household on one measly income.


On 6/29/07, Andrea Hodges <andreah@hargray.com> wrote:
>
> OK, that stinks and it just needs to be fixed. You shouldn't have to get
> used to it. Can it be stripped and redone? Could he strip it and then you
> fix it with the right stain?? I think it should be fixed so you like
> it-nay
> LOVE it. You're the one that is living there. Even if it means not being
> 100% when your niece visits.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, June 29, 2007 2:39 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] woe woe woe my boat
>
>
> > Well I doubt I would stand there and yell at the person, but I do think
> > I would let them know I wasn't happy, I expected what I contracted for,
> > and want to know what options there are to fix the problem. Depending on
> > the options, would depend on what I said next. But I definately wouldn't
> > just say, ok, fine and pay the bill....
> >
> >
> > Donna
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----
> > From: Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Sent: Friday, June 29, 2007 12:01:54 PM
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] woe woe woe my boat
> >
> >
> > It's really hard to bring yourself to insist, especially if you like the
> > person you're dealing with, I have walked away many times myself. I
> > think I've seen my husband complain exactly once. If I'm unhappy I ask
> > myself if I have gotten what I've paid for and have I been treated
> > politely, and if I complain I am always polite myself, but still it is a
> > difficult thing for most of us (which is why businesses get away with
> > the kind of things they do).
> >
> > Cyndi
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of james singer
> > Sent: Friday, June 29, 2007 9:36 AM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] woe woe woe my boat
> >
> > Guess I'd be a cheerleader for you and Donna, Cyndi--but I guess I'd do
> > pretty much what Kitty's doing.
> >
> > On Jun 29, 2007, at 10:48 AM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
> >
> >> I'm with Donna. I guess I am not a nice person like you either Kitty
> >> because if it were me I'd be pretty adamant that it get fixed to what
> >> I wanted. I wouldn't be in his face screaming about it, but we'd be
> >> having a dialogue about having it fixed. Or I'd want some money back.
> >>
> >>
> >> Cyndi
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >> Behalf Of Kitty
> >> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 8:45 PM
> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] woe woe woe my boat
> >>
> >> Donna, it would be different if it could be fixed at a reasonable
> >> expense.
> >> The only way to make this right is to replace the $1000 patio door,
> >> the oak entry door, and $250 worth of woodwork.
> >>
> >> I had told him specifically about the stain color, but when it came to
> >
> >> the tile grout color I told him to pick it.  Instead he brought me
> >> color samples on the grout and thought I had left it to him todo what
> >> he felt right on the stain.  So he says, but he knows that's not true.
> >
> >> The stain color is written in an email.
> >>
> >> kitty
> >> neIN, Zone 5
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 8:05 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] woe woe woe my boat
> >>
> >>
> >>> well now, you both are much better folks than I would be. If I
> >>> contracted for a certain color etc, and it wasn't close, I wasn't
> >> asked
> >>> if it would be ok, I would be fighting this and they would be
> >> replacing
> >>> it.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> I am way to hyper when it comes to contracts.
> >>>
> >>> Donna
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ----- Original Message ----
> >>> From: Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net>
> >>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 7:49:23 PM
> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] woe woe woe my boat
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> I'm sorry that happend, Kitty.  I know how disappointed you must be.
> >>> Would
> >>> it be possible to paint the door?
> >>> zem
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> >>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 7:02 PM
> >>> Subject: [CHAT] woe woe woe my boat
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> before the fence issue arose I had contracted to have my family room
> >
> >>>> redone. New patio door, garage entry door, all new woodwork
> >>>> including
> >> the
> >>>> 2 step treads, and ceramic tile.  I did the painting myself, but got
> >> a
> >>>> contractor for the big stuff.  The patio door is a beautiful
> >> peachtree
> >>>> fiberglass wood-look door that could be stained just like the
> >> woodwork.
> >>>> I
> >>>> told him I wanted golden oak like the kitchen, or as close to that
> >>>> as possible.
> >>>>
> >>>> I came home tonight to RED MAPLE.  I nearly cried.  Minwax doesn't
> >> make
> >>>> golden oak in GEL stain which is needed for the fiberglass.  He
> >> doesn't
> >>>> like other brands so he chose the red maple because that's what
> >> they're
> >>>> putting in all the new homes and it looks so rich and beautiful.
> >>>> But
> >> it
> >>>> is RED. That's the color they used in the 60s when this place was
> >> built
> >>>> and I've lived with it for over 20 yrs.  I wanted the more neutral
> >> shade
> >>>> I
> >>>> used when I had my kitchen done a few years ago.
> >>>>
> >>>> It can't be fixed w/out making it very dark and even then the
> >> fiberglass
> >>>> wouldn't match the rest so I just have to live with it.  I know he
> >> meant
> >>>> well, but...
> >>>>
> >>>> Kitty
> >>>> neIN, Zone 5
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> > 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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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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