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Jakse375 Inactive Member07 May 2015 11:00 p.m. PST

I'm sure some of you are familiar with my "Alpha Complex" stories of my normal job. I've got a quick story about my other job.

I own a small business where we build, install, repair and remove personal boat docks. Mostly on Lake Chautauqua but also a few on other local lakes and ponds. Plus a few on the Niagara River.

I was talking to a customer the other morning who was convinced that my crew wouldn't be able to move his boat lift. ( I didn't want to tell him that I could move it by myself.) So I told him, well A was a d-lineman for(insert local school) B was the starting center for (insert local school) And C was all state.

He looked at me (I'm 6' 240lbs and bigger than all three other guys) and asked what position I played?

I played chess, thats why I'm the boss.

Texas Jack08 May 2015 2:14 a.m. PST

Love it! thumbs up

Personal logo Florida Tory Supporting Member of TMP08 May 2015 6:26 a.m. PST

That's a great story!


B6GOBOS Inactive Member08 May 2015 6:43 a.m. PST

Oh gosh that is a great story!!!

Who asked this joker08 May 2015 6:46 a.m. PST

*golf clap* Well played sir!

Streitax Inactive Member08 May 2015 7:05 a.m. PST

Parry and THRUST HOME, sir!

Tom Bryant08 May 2015 2:58 p.m. PST


Charlie 12 Inactive Member08 May 2015 11:08 p.m. PST


Personal logo Doctor X Supporting Member of TMP15 May 2015 9:07 p.m. PST

Was the customer smart enough to get your joke?

MarescialloDiCampo19 May 2015 7:18 a.m. PST

Did you get the customers business?

Jakse375 Inactive Member24 Jun 2015 12:42 p.m. PST

@ Doctor X I doubt it. More money than brains.

@MarescialloDiCampo I've been installing this dock for years. The original owners moved and he was the new owner. He was real impressed with our "ability" (cough) to move it. I have a feeling he's the kind of guy that only sweets at tax time.

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