SOWPub Small Business Forums  
 

Click Here to see the latest posts!

Ask any questions related to business / entrepreneurship / money-making / life
or share your success stories (and educational "failures")...

Sign up for the Hidden Business Ideas Letter Free edition, and receive a free report straight to your inbox: "Ordinary housewife makes $500,000+ a year in her spare time, using a simple idea, and her driveway!"

NO BLATANT ADS PLEASE
Also, please no insults or personal attacks.
Feel free to link to your web site though at the end of your posts.

Stay up to date! Get email notifications or
get "new thread" feeds here

 

Go Back   SOWPub Small Business Forums > Main Category > SOWPub Business Forum
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

SOWPub Business Forum Seeds of Wisdom Forum

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #7  
Old April 5, 2007, 08:25 PM
MichaelRoss
 
Posts: n/a
Default Road Rage

Let me set the scene...

I'm driving down a hill. A guy wants to reverse out his driveway onto my side of the road. He looks at me coming down the hill and reverses out anyway and STOPS. I go around him and keep going. I get to an interesection and am waiting to turn left, he is waiting to turn right. I go through a break while he still waits. I then turn into the nearby gas station - he must have seen this and decides he'll Confront me.

I am out of the car pumping gas when he comes screetching into the gas station, car at odd angle, gets out of the car and starts yelling at me. My gas cap is on the right of the car and as he approaches I swap holding the pump with my right hand and hold it with my left - so my right hand is free and not restricted by being close to the car. I also have the hose between me and him.

He comes right up into my face yelling and screaming and carrying on. I am Calmly looking at him. No adrenalin rush. Totally calm. And figuring Where I will strike him if I need to - I decide it will be the throat.

After he yells for a while and sees I am unphased by him he says, "Don't you have anything to say for yourself?"

I take a half step Toward him, hold his gaze and look him square in the eyes and say, "You're not worthy a response."

He went nuts! He stepped Back, started ranting about his Mate at the police station, ran inside the station walked behind the counter! Grabbed a pen and paper and wrote down my car's Plate number telling how I'll be getting a Visit from his mate at the police station. Then got in his car and roared off.

When I paid at the counter I asked the Attentend about their Friend and whether he loses it often like that. She said he was not a friend, just a regular customer. Though I can think of no customers who can just walk behind the counter to grab stuff.

That was a funny one.

Michael Ross
Reply With Quote
 


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Other recent posts on the forum...


Seeds of Wisdom Publishing (front page) | Seeds of Wisdom Business forum | Seeds of Wisdom Original Business Forum (Archive) | Hidden Unusual Business Ideas Newsletter | Hotsheet Profits | The Art of Leverage | The Success Report | Persuade via Remote Influence | Affia Band | The Entrepreneur's Hotsheet | The SeedZine (Entrepreneurial Ezine) | The Fly Low Collect Dough Update Hotline

Get the report on Harvey Brody's Answers to a Question-Oriented-Person


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin Version 3.6.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.