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! Another Rant And A Wicked Suggestion

Rating: 2.5

Spent one hour plus on the phone
trying to book a routine visit
from the power company;
innumerable options,
given seven further phone numbers;
it was booked; they never turned up;
round the circuit again...

Suggestion: get a numbered invoice pad printed,
charge everyone who does this to you
'For professional attention: x hours @ $/£ xxx = $/£ xxx'...

Bet some of them pay you...

Have fun.

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Michael Shepherd 26 April 2007

Tara, thanks - maybe you could draft me a recorded announcement on the lines of 'This call will be free for the first fifteen minutes, but any failure to answer satisfactorily after that time will incur a charge at my professional attendance rates...' Bet their lawyers would still wriggle out...

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A spanking idea, Michael, 'cept for one detail...if we should need to make collection calls on those who did not remit their payment...how do we manage that without any power...lol! ...Nice write... & a Good New York Morning to you! FRANK/FjR

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Make sure you inform them of your charges first so that when they attend they are deemed to be accepting the terms of your contract.. :) love it! t x

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Michael Shepherd 26 April 2007

You're getting this invaluable advice without charge by the way, it's a special offer to Poemhunter friends...

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David Taylor 26 April 2007

Can I charge you for this comment if you don't reply? Powerful Poetry?

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