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Embarrassing Dishwasher call
« on: March 05, 2008, 04:51:19 PM »
Well, I guess we all get them...those service calls to a certain home that doesn't quite add up. In fact, reflecting back on some of these atrocities can be fairly amusing. One of my latest "Ooopsies" happened at a local minister's house. Naturally I can't divulge the particulars, but it went something like this:

Preacher's wife: "Hi, Jim...there's a funny noise comeing from my dishwasher, and I want you to check it before it gets worse."

Me: "OK"

P/W: It started last night after we went to bed".

Me: "Awright"

So she left me to my work. I opened the dishwasher up and it was packed full of dishes. Now, being the Christian sort of fella I am, I didn't let my initial rush of anger at her inconsiderate preparation of my arrival upset me. I began unloading everything piece by piece, stacking them neatly on the countertop. When I got to the lower rack, there in the center of the silverware basket, was a 12" rubber device (colored black) covered with little bristles. I had to look at it twice to confirm that, yes, this was an adult marital aid, and yes, here it was in the dishwasher. 

Hm-m-m, I thought nervously..."Should I pretend I did not see this thing and finish working on this dishwasher, or should I scream like a little girl and flee the kitchen?"
My better judgement took over, and I casually lifted the silverware basket as a whole and placed it on the counter. You never saw anyone take apart an upper pump as fast as I did just then. My drill was flying on the screws. I finished my inspection (removed several corn-cob picks from sump), and re-deposited the load of stuff into the dishwasher.

My next problem was going to be delicate...how to explain what I did without admitting I found her dildo. I don't know how I managed, but I got thru the event without so much as cracking a smile, documenting on the service order that I had "Removed Foreign Debris from the pump" . Afterward, upon reflection, I realized that  nobody is any better than the rest of us...they just live it different. Somehow I will never hear "O Come All Ye Faithful"  quite the same way again.
« Last Edit: March 05, 2008, 05:23:00 PM by Repair-man »
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Re: Embarrassing Dishwasher call
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2008, 06:01:19 PM »
 :2funny:

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Re: Embarrassing Dishwasher call
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2008, 07:45:14 PM »
To be through I would have replaced the batterys! Nothing more agrevating than an unsanitary tool. :2funny: O0
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Re: Embarrassing Dishwasher call
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2013, 07:36:19 AM »
To be through I would have replaced the batterys! Nothing more agrevating than an unsanitary tool. :2funny: O0

 :rofl: There is NO WAY I could hold it together. Your a good man!

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Re: Embarrassing Dishwasher call
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2013, 09:27:36 AM »
With JW its all about the customer service.

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Re: Embarrassing Dishwasher call
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2013, 01:24:07 AM »
That's ok.  I've found a pair of thong underwear in the blower housing of a dryer.  The lady of the house was right behind me watching when I pulled it out.  She grabbed it from my hand as I was unraveling it to see what it was.  Never saw the customer the rest of the time.  She just handed the check through the crack of the door and said, "Thanks".
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Re: Embarrassing Dishwasher call
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2013, 06:30:13 AM »
For that squeaky clean Dildo use Lemi-shine. :D
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Re: Embarrassing Dishwasher call
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2013, 08:14:12 AM »
I remember a few years back going to a customer to repair a VCR with snowy playback, get to the customer, her huge daughter answers the door & shows me the VCR then leaves. Turn the VCR on to play, Up comes a homemade porn film of the customer & her hubby getting down to it on the living room floor, god that was a horrible sight. Between them they must have weighed about 500LB, heard a noise behind me and turned around to see the customer in her nightie & looking at me with a big smile on her face  :embarassed: Guess who got out of there pretty quick  ?:)
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Re: Embarrassing Dishwasher call
« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2013, 09:57:37 AM »
This fella that worked on tvs and stereos down at my old job way back in the 70's told me he went to a trailer where a couple of gays lived. While he was working on the unit he started hearing them two getting it on in the bedroom. He left quick and my boss made me go down there and get the stereo and brang it back to the shop to work on it. The place smelled like a mexican strip joint in San Luis  :D
« Last Edit: March 16, 2013, 10:02:42 AM by JWWebster »
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Re: Embarrassing Dishwasher call
« Reply #9 on: March 16, 2013, 10:04:06 AM »
Guess you didn't hang about there then JW ? ;D
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