|02-12-2009, 12:02 PM||#22|
Here is the story behind my pic
A lady owns some land in the valley down the road and it was land locked (no access road)
Her son wanted to start a tree business where he raised native plants to sell to the landscapers so he hired a contractor to build a road, the contractor didn't have a piece of equipment so the son rented a brand new John Deere excavator, it had less then 600 hours on it.
So as you can see he got stuck and thinking he could dig himself out he kept digging a bigger hole, pretty soon he had a massive hole about 12 feet deep and they bring in a dozer which they also manage to bury for several days before finally freeing it.
They put pumps in the hole to keep the water level down while trying to figure out how to get the excavator out but somewhere along the line the pumps quit and the hole filled with water.
Pretty strange huh?
Well it gets better
The State has a fit that they have a piece of equipment leaking fluids into a wetlands so they threaten a bunch of fines and the rental company ends up selling the rig to a salvage company really cheap.
The salvage guys show up with another larger excavator and manage to bury that one also and end up having to rent a 100 ton crane to come in and pull both excavators out.
Should be end of story right?
Well not really cause the State has a fit that the wetlands have not been restored to previous conditions and again threaten fines so the land owner hires a dump truck to fill the hole in.
Wanna guess what happens when you back a dump truck weighing 80,000 lbs up to a hole that has previously swallowed 1 dozer and 2 excavators
|02-12-2009, 12:02 PM||#23|
09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...
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This makes me say WTF??!?!??!??!?
|02-12-2009, 12:22 PM||#24|
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|02-12-2009, 12:24 PM||#25|
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What a great thread.
|02-12-2009, 12:29 PM||#27|
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|02-12-2009, 12:30 PM||#29|
These are real tatoos! WHAT THE FUCK?
|02-12-2009, 12:32 PM||#31|
|02-12-2009, 12:36 PM||#33|
Got this in reply to a job I was trying to get. I think I might go for it. what do you think?
We received your resume and your application for driver Position as posted on Craigslist but we are really sorry to inform you that this position has been filled up and it is no more available. Our HR Managers have gone through your resume and due to some certain factors you have been picked as one of our possible candidate to be one of our Accounts Payable Specialist which is the post that is available right now.
We strive to ensure quality from crop to counter. To that end, Alimentation Couche Tard,Inc. requires the highest standards and specifications, not just for product ingredients; every detail of production, transport,delivery, preparation and service is also exhaustively monitored.
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We serve the entire United States , Your primary task for now, as an Accounts Payable Specialist of the company is to coordinate payments from clients and help us with the payment process. You are not involved in any marketing. You would be responsible for receiving payments after we have offered our professional services to our numerous clients. After this has been done the customer has to pay for the service but in most cases we make our clients prepay for services.About 90 percent of our clients prefer to pay through Certified Checks or Money Orders drawn from the United State based on the amount involved. We have decided to open this new contract -to-hire job position for solving this problem pending the time that we will open a branch office in this area.
Your First Primary task (Collection of Payments):
1. Receive payment from our Customers or Clients.
2. Cash Payment at your Bank .
3. Deduct 10 % which will be your percentage/pay on Payment processed
4. Forward balance after deduction of percentage/pay to any of the offices you will be contacted to send payment to, you have a lot of free time doing another job, because this job is part time, you'll get good income .But this job is very challenging and you should understand it. We are considering your application because you satisfy our requirements and we are sure you will be an earnest assistant till we start running our branch office in your state.
-You do not have to go out as you will work as an independent
contractor right from your home office.
-Your job is absolutely legal.
-You can earn up to 2000-2500 dollars monthly depending on time you
will spend for this job. You do not need any capital to start.
-You c an do the Work easily without leaving or affecting your present Job. The employees who make efforts and work hard have a strong possibility to become managers. Anyway our employees never leave us.But the problem we have is trust but we hope we can trust you.
Get back to us with the requirements below if you are interested so that we can add your mailing address to our Regional database and forward it to our customers for them to send payments after conducting background checks.
Mailing Address( Not P.O Box)__________________
Apt # Or Unit If Available_____________________
Your response to this email is needed, so that we can reconfirm your mailing address details we have in our database.
We will be updating you as soon as the payment is being sent to you and you will be directed as to where to have the remaining 90% of the money sent to, after the deduction of your 10% pay on any payments received and processed by you.
A swift acknowledgement of the receipt of this email will be appreciated.
Thanks For Your Total Understanding and Moral Cooperation.
Alimentation Couche Tard,Inc. is an equal opportunity employer!
Alimentation Couche Tard,Inc
|02-12-2009, 02:54 PM||#35|
I internet stalk people.
I would like to say, this thread has generated quite a few WTF's on my end.
|02-12-2009, 03:45 PM||#37|
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|02-12-2009, 03:54 PM||#38|
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