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Wanted Can you mow my lawn while I'm at work?

Discussion in 'Wanted' started by db, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. db

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    someone was supposed to come and mow my lawn today - the weather was perfect, and i was in all day, but for some reason he didn't turn up :(

    i'm not long out of hospital, which i've been using as an excuse to let the gardening slide, so it's a bit of a jungle out there now.. thing is, after being at work all day[sup]*[/sup] i just can't face it, so it's getting worse and worse!

    so.. is there anyone who fancies doing it while i'm at work? obviously, this means you won't have access to my house, and therefore no access to a power-point, so you would need your own mower that runs on petrol/diesel/magic/etc. i know it's a long shot, but i've seen a lot of posts on here lately for people asking to do "odd jobs" so i thought it was worth a punt :)

    anyone able to help? it's nowt fancy - just 1 front & 1 back, about 3m² each.. usually takes me about an hour, but as i say i've been laid-up recently which has given me an excuse to let it go a bit, and it's starting to get beyond a joke :|

    thanks :)



    [sup]* i happened to have the day booked off work, hence being in and arranging for someone to come and do it today! alas, this was scuppered due to a no show..[/sup]
     
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  3. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    I'll sort you out - my conscience won't let you suffer.
     
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  4. db

    db #chaplife

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    yeah, but what about the garden? :teef:
     
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    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    A large part of the target area has been cleared and secured, but there is the possibility that any remaining snipers may simply have been driven into the border zones - and, if so, they will now have have a somewhat clearer field of fire. Caution will still be necessary.
     
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    Dust off and nuke the site from orbit, it's the only way to be sure.
     
  7. Andreas Rex

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    If they need a presentation on how to mow a garden I'd probably find someone else...
     
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  8. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    True. There'll be some collateral damage, but I'll do my best and apologise afterwards, before ordering an enquiry into what went wrong.
     
  9. Gramaisc

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    I like to think that I excel at cutting grass.
     
  10. henryscat

    henryscat Well-Known Forumite

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    Can you offer any word of wisdom on the subject?
     
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    henryscat Well-Known Forumite

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    No power prob can be solved by leaving an extension lead dangling out of the letter box. I did that when having some work done to the house but wasn't in during the day when it was going on.
     
  12. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    I'll give it some thought, next time I'm in the office.
     
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    I doubt the outlook is very good for that.
     
  14. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    I'll admit that I felt a bit like an explorer in the jungle..
     
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    Withnail Well-Known Forumite

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    Tricky to access?
     
  16. Andreas Rex

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    He hasn't even used the windows since 95
     
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    Andreas Rex Banned for smiling

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    Bit of a dos house
     
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  18. Gramaisc

    Gramaisc Forum O. G.

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    Indeed. I left my intended route on a notepad, just in case a rescue attempt became necessary..
     
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    Does anyone know a publisher to distribute all these anecdotes?
     
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    By the time I left, his vista was much improved, if I say so myself..
     
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    There's a bloke I know who will publish it digitally for you, for free. He's a kindl(e)y chap.
     

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