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Offline AJ

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Re: starting my new carrer next week.
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2008, 06:59:36 PM »
chic,

Just seen your new icon/photo.. cool!

Hows the new carrer going so far?
Hope there not working you to hard. :)
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Re: starting my new carrer
« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2008, 07:10:18 PM »
You guys are killing me...

tecnition?
carrer?

What language IS YOU speaking?

AJ, you need a spell check button along with all this other fancy forum stuff :)
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Re: starting my new carrer next week.
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2008, 07:46:43 PM »
I was kinda wondering about a spell check button too. Dang Yahoo done got me spoiled LOL!
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About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

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Re: starting my new carrer next week.
« Reply #13 on: March 19, 2008, 04:37:48 AM »
Ok,guy's....I just read over my post ! wow!!!Next time i will read what I type. There are critics everywhere these days.
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Re: starting my new carrer next week.
« Reply #14 on: March 19, 2008, 05:28:16 AM »
You guys are killing me...

tecnition?
carrer?

What language IS YOU speaking?

AJ, you need a spell check button along with all this other fancy forum stuff :)

Great idea about the spell check.

We now have spell check added. :)
Hope you find our website helpful.

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Words have meaning
« Reply #15 on: March 19, 2008, 06:13:05 AM »
Quote
expeiranced,technitions,lerking

Chic, I am not picking on you, per se. I don't mean to be overcritical, but if we are to pass ourselves off as technicians, which implies that we have knowledge above and beyond that of 'regular people', we should at least be able to write intelligently even if it takes a spell checker to make it appear so. It's hard for a visitor to take you seriously if you can't spell your own occupation. We are proud of our abilities, and should convey our professionalism in every correspondence.

(Sorry, my mother was an English teacher all her life, so this was hammered into me early on :)

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Re: starting my new carrer next week.
« Reply #16 on: March 19, 2008, 09:12:57 AM »
wow cool
May the hinges of our friendship
        never grow rusty.

About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
I love fan letters! LOL

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Re: starting my new carrer next week.
« Reply #17 on: January 23, 2009, 10:45:47 PM »
chic,

How's it going?
You still repairing appliances?
Hope you find our website helpful.

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Re: starting my new career next week.
« Reply #18 on: January 24, 2009, 09:24:46 AM »
Yes AJ,I am finally easing into all that i have to do besides repairing.It took me awhile to get the hang of all that is involved.I quit worrying about how many jobs i had to get to,and started taking care of 1 at a time.my #s were bad in oct,nov,but now Iam doing very good ,numbers are up.I still have a problem on how they push us and how they want us to be salesmen!!! I just want to be a technician!!! Iam doing my best to multi task for jobs sake.I am learning a lot on the job +on this site.
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Re: starting my new carrer next week.
« Reply #19 on: January 24, 2009, 09:49:36 AM »
 :) I worked for a Commercial Kitchen Equipment Repair Company and they use to drive me nuts about selling. :o
Sorry, but I was trained to be a repairman I told the owner.
Payday they gave me the "pink-slip" and explain that in order for them to make a profit I had to cover my weekly salary every day. ??? This meant selling unnecessary repairs. Basically lying to the customer. :tickedoff:
It was then that I went on my own and teaching the trade the right way.  O0
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