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    Default There's nothing worse.................


    We all moan about job sites, conditions, wages, customers and bosses but what really bugs you about your job? Other tapers have a rant about something and we all say "There's nothing worse".
    So what really annoys you?
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    Joiners that leave screws sticking out in the internal corners, AAAARRRRGH

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    There's nothing worse than going round and round in circles 4 or 5 times when you know it could've been skimmed in one hit.

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    Both of the above and i add crap rates to that list. Thats me just completed a year away from the trade and I dont miss this daily grind to pay the bills.
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    Boarders that put the tapered edged against the window frame. I know then they aren't really dryliners.

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    Turning up and being told to unload and then park your van miles away. I won't be unloading then!

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    Having a hangover on a Monday morning.

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    the wife.

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    Asking where you can get some water and being directed to a differnt feckin post code

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    Long plastic radiator pipes, trip hazards if theres ever been one

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    Clockwatching and having to run back to the parking meter every three hours to foil the traffic wardens. Then moving the motor each time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crack filler View Post
    Boarders that put the tapered edged against the window frame. I know then they aren't really dryliners.
    I know what ya mean, Crackfiller! There's nothin worse!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TonyM View Post
    Turning up and being told to unload and then park your van miles away. I won't be unloading then!
    I agree Tony, nothin worse! Especially when you've walked all the way back to yer house then realise you've forgotten somethin!

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    Quote Originally Posted by big g View Post
    the wife.
    Really????????

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    Quote Originally Posted by amestaper View Post
    Clockwatching and having to run back to the parking meter every three hours to foil the traffic wardens. Then moving the motor each time.
    Aye you Edinburgers get a hard time from the Wardens!

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    I agree with alex, shite rates of pay, nothing worse

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    Nothing worse than finish coating all the bloody patches on the site and the agent says "Theres another one next door"..........

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    "Is it alright to put these kitchen units in here, pal?"
    Noooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!
    Nothin worse......

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    thats the 1 ek, happened to me last week,first day in the house unreal.

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    EK you have a lot of anger, but I agree with you, I think it's the three little words that have cost me so much over the years "CAN YOU JUST"

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    Forklift driver -
    "Really??, you need that barrel of clean water today?"
    Brickies -
    "Wasn't that barrel of water there for us to wash our minging tools in?"
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    ...but not important enough to employ a sufficient number of support staff to answer them.

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    An agent saying the plots ready bar the odd wee bit, you just know half the house is still to be sheeted

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