Wednesday, August 19, 2015

You Could Have Had My Unwanted One

Well, maybe it's not a ride on type

I recently bought a new motor mower and happened to mention that to an elderly friend who gets her lawn mowed for her. She said that was a shame as she had a spare mower in good condition sitting idle in the garage that we could have had. I don't think she has told anyone about it though.

That got me thinking about how often this happens so I decided to sum up the situation statistically:

Number of friends she has told can have this unwanted mower if they need one: 0%.

Number of friends she informs of the mower's existence after they buy one: 100%.

Memo to self: I must remember - in about 15 years time, when I need another mower - where there is an unwanted one.

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