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ken
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Out doing a lot survey today.  Day went ok.  The police showed up twice for different calls across the street at the Library.  A guy screaming at people in the parking lot. Police showed up, couldn't find him.  Hour later, two guys were in a heated argument over lasers.  I thought it might come to blows. Someone must have called the police again--they showed up.  I blew those off, just social crap.  But what really got me was the neighbor.  He came out, asking what I was up to.  He mentioned he'd like some surveying on his parcel, over on an island nearby where one would have take a ferry, said he only needed a "half hour of work." He showed me on his phone where it was.  Out near a wetland, across a country mile of brush.   Yeah, a half hour I told him.  Lol.  He didn't like my comment that nothing takes a half hour and left.  Can't please them all.  

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spledeus
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If he knows so much about surveying, why does he need you?

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Brad Ott
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Yeah, I have learned that everything and anything takes at least two hours.  For example, I am now gonna tie my shoelaces...

😉

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Peter Lothian
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Be happy you found out his expectations before you wrote up a contract.

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Truth be told, that's why I kept chatting w/ him.   When he started off with a "it'll take you a half-hour to do it," I was just overjoyed to hear that it more likely was a two day affair--then I was overwhelmed w/ enlightening him on the process of performing such a survey and the steps.  When he processed that--his eyes got big and walked off w/ such bewilderment.  It was fun indeed.    

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Field Dog
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People think we're magicians.

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Exactly!  

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Posted by: Field Dog

People think we're magicians.

We are.

Geomagicians!

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