Not coming within timeslot

(14 Posts)
trinity0097 Wed 30-Mar-16 15:09:19

So I am having new vinyl fitted in my bathroom, received a call this morning, as promised, to say that they would be here between 1pm and 3pm - am I wrong to think that if you are then subsequently delayed another phone call to apologise and give new eta would be helpful/polite?

pippistrelle Wed 30-Mar-16 16:02:23

That sort of thing really gets right on my wick. Usually, I don't care what time someone is coming: sometimes I don't even care what day they come or how long something will take. But it is infuriating if they give a day, time, or hugely underestimate how long a job will take. And it happens so often.

trinity0097 Wed 30-Mar-16 16:37:18

An hour late in the end, apologised, but there two of them, so no reason why the lacky couldn't have rung in between jobs to give me a new eta whilst the main man was driving!

WorraLiberty Wed 30-Mar-16 17:08:59

I really thought this was going to be about sex blush

LordoftheTits Wed 30-Mar-16 17:10:19

Me too, Worra grin

WorraLiberty Wed 30-Mar-16 17:13:20

I just thought the OP was super efficient and ran a very tight schedule grin

TheDuchessOfArbroathsHat Wed 30-Mar-16 17:15:20

Oh God - me too! If I'd known it was about floor tiles I'd have moved swiftly on to the next sex-problem thread - and there are plenty of them out there grin

pippistrelle Wed 30-Mar-16 17:28:29

I seeing my own post upthread in a whole new light.

Now, where did I put my clipboard?

WorraLiberty Wed 30-Mar-16 18:01:34

pippistrelle - "But it is infuriating if they give a day, time, or hugely underestimate how long a job will take. And it happens so often."

I'm reading that in a whole new light now too grin

pippistrelle Wed 30-Mar-16 18:48:17

Filth!

JolseBaby Wed 30-Mar-16 19:07:00

God I am glad there are some other filthy posters that read the thread title and boggled at the prospect of a MNer so organised, that she could allocate a timeslot for ejaculation grin

Paintedhandprints Wed 30-Mar-16 19:09:01

I thought it might be about a sperm deposit....

ilovesooty Wed 30-Mar-16 20:01:19

George the Second apparently ran his sex life according to a timetable.

molyholy Wed 30-Mar-16 21:29:46

I too thought it was sex related grin

"hurry up darling. I have you scheduled in between 7.30 to 8.00. Masterchef is on"

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