Friday, 27 May 2016

One Photo, 6 Words: Wide - May 27th

Linking in with short story tellers at:  Miriam's Short Stories

This week's word is Wide.



 
I said, too wide to fit.



This piece of equipment is called a scissor jack.  In March when the tree man quoted, I said this equipment would not fit through our gate, did he measure. No!  When 2 weeks ago he arrived, did he measure? No.  He spent an hour laying compression matts only to find our gate was not wide enough.  He went home without trimming our trees.

11 comments:

  1. one of those situations when it is frustrating to be right

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    1. I really had wanted to be wrong - but why would he not measure!!!!! anyway we have found an alternative to getting the trees trimmed, an old school arbourist that uses ladders.

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  2. How frustrating. I bet he felt a bit daft as he drove away again

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  3. Too funny! A great link again, thank you x

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  4. What a numpty! Hope you didn't have to arrange time off work for that nonsense. I had a similar experience recently. It's amazing some of these guys can leave the house without help! Better luck next time.

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  5. I could have shown a similar picture if I had been quicker with my camera. Husband and daughter fitting a new ride on lawnmower through the garden door but they had measured and it did go! Just!

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  6. this made me smile, they never listen.

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  7. Why oh why do they always think they know best!

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  8. OH, isn't that frustrating . . . when all it would have taken was a little measuring to know it wouldn't work!

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  9. There's a great book called "Measure Twice, Cut Once." He needs to read it!

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  10. LOL that's funny! You'd think there would be some 'logic' in his head somewhere.

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