What sort of painter are you after?

johnboy 18 May 2009 13

As sighted in Cook.

Call me crazy, but if you were after a painter, would you perhaps go for one who painted a better sign on the side of the van?

Or are they advertising a certain cheap and cheerful sort of service?


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Kramer Kramer 10:08 pm 18 May 09

Hopefully the quality of their works speaks for them, rather than the signage on their van…

Felix the Cat Felix the Cat 8:35 pm 18 May 09

At least their sign has correct spelling, maybe they could give ASIO and The Canberra Times a few lessons…

peterh peterh 5:00 pm 18 May 09

A Noisy Noise Annoys An Oyster said :

This service would be far better than an outfit called Persian Painting Services who put a handbill in our postbox today. It also had a large logo which looked like a nazi eagle with an Ayatolla-like figure in the middle. Certainly not the way to win friends and attract business, unless you’re after some as yet untapped terrorist market.

maybe they should speak to ali babas marketing team? scimitars are out…

A Noisy Noise Annoys An Oyster A Noisy Noise Annoys An Oyster 4:25 pm 18 May 09

This service would be far better than an outfit called Persian Painting Services who put a handbill in our postbox today. It also had a large logo which looked like a nazi eagle with an Ayatolla-like figure in the middle. Certainly not the way to win friends and attract business, unless you’re after some as yet untapped terrorist market.

astrojax astrojax 3:08 pm 18 May 09

wait till you go to the dentist who has rotting teeth.

…but at least we can take solace in that dentists don’t work on their own teeth [if there we only the two dentists in town and one had rotting teeth, the other pristine, choose the rotting teeth one as s/he would be the one keeping the pristine teeth in such condition!]

that said, had an orthodontist, as a kid, with the worst english breath! yeeuk, awful memories…

A Noisy Noise Annoys An Oyster A Noisy Noise Annoys An Oyster 2:52 pm 18 May 09

peterh said :

wait till you go to the dentist who has rotting teeth. lucky he is out of business now…

. . . or the doctors who smoke.

eyeLikeCarrots eyeLikeCarrots 1:30 pm 18 May 09

BenMac said :

As long as they do the job to the quality expected, who cares what they drive.

Soccermums who dont want the soccermum next door to see a low class tradesman parked out front ?

BenMac BenMac 12:59 pm 18 May 09

As long as they do the job to the quality expected, who cares what they drive.

peterh peterh 12:58 pm 18 May 09

wait till you go to the dentist who has rotting teeth. lucky he is out of business now…

misspris misspris 12:51 pm 18 May 09

Reminds me of the dent repair person I saw the other day in a sh!tter car with scratched paintwork 🙂

G-Fresh G-Fresh 11:50 am 18 May 09

I’d suggest if he aims to succeed he’ll have low costs to his customers and deliver good quality work. We can’t all be driving around in glam company vehicles.

Tooks Tooks 10:42 am 18 May 09

Maybe he relies on word of mouth.

astrojax astrojax 10:30 am 18 May 09

well of course, they’re ‘painters’, not ‘sign-writers’ after all.

but agree, tacky advertising…

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