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#638306 - 01/30/09 04:01 PM A scary customer
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The church door was open, so I walked into a dark hallway towards the pastor's office. I could see a shadow and I assumed it was the pastor. Just as I got to the office, a figure jumped out at me and yelled. I would have dropped my tools, had I not already put them down by the sanctuary!

It turns out the maintenance man thought I was the pastor, and decided to jump out and scare him! \:D
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#638307 - 01/30/09 04:10 PM Re: A scary customer
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Now's a good time for him to repent.
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#638308 - 01/30/09 04:44 PM Re: A scary customer
Jerry Groot RPT Offline
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Loc: Grand Rapids Michigan
Did you clean up the floor afterward?
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#638309 - 01/30/09 04:48 PM Re: A scary customer
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Just be thankful you were'nt near the baptismal pool, Bob.

I would love to have seen the face of the maintenance man when he saw it was you!!!! \:o
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#638310 - 01/31/09 06:27 AM Re: A scary customer
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Registered: 11/13/08
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Loc: Bradford County, PA
If you had your wits about you could have phlegmatically said, "No, I am the bishop."
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#638311 - 01/31/09 11:14 AM Re: A scary customer
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...good thing you didn't bean him with your tuning hammer, lol! RPD
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#638312 - 01/31/09 06:30 PM Re: A scary customer
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Registered: 09/11/06
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Loc: Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
You could have strangled him with your felt mute strip, give him a taste of piano tech torture...
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#638313 - 01/31/09 06:53 PM Re: A scary customer
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Registered: 05/04/04
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Loc: Murphys, Ca
I've always wondered why people think that scaring someone is a fun thing to do to people. Being scared is such an enjoyable thing. Right?
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#638314 - 01/31/09 07:41 PM Re: A scary customer
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Loc: Grand Rapids Michigan
Yep. BOOOOOO!
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#638315 - 01/31/09 07:44 PM Re: A scary customer
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Close only counts in horseshoes, hand grenades, and nuclear weapons.

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#638316 - 01/31/09 10:43 PM Re: A scary customer
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That's good, Horowitzian!! Except the maintenance guy had more hair! \:D \:D \:D
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#638317 - 02/01/09 12:19 AM Re: A scary customer
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Yeah, that wee smiley fellow is a bit bald. \:D

Who was more scared anyway?
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