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Help! I need clothes alteration

Post by quadratini » Tue, 17 Mar 2009 6:00 pm

I need to alter some gowns urgently, need someone who can do home-visits...
Please help! Thanks!

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Post by sierra2469alpha » Tue, 17 Mar 2009 6:04 pm

Cannot help with home visits - but Urban Laundry next to United Square/Goldhill Plaza do some very good work...speak with Annie there.

HTH, Mr. P

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no

Post by quadratini » Tue, 17 Mar 2009 6:08 pm

do you have her contact? appreciate it. thanks!

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Post by sierra2469alpha » Tue, 17 Mar 2009 6:29 pm

To save you using the effort of the Yellow pages yourself, because that's obviously a problem for you, I went and raided my wife's wardrobe for you. And guess what - how about you use your own internet access and find it out yourself. I gave you the info.

Sorry if I sound rude, but frankly, we're all volunteers here and we try to help those who help themselves. Did you want me to come and pick up your clothes and drop them off for you? Sheesh...

Be grateful for the fact that someone tried to help you out...

Mr. P

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Post by quadratini » Tue, 17 Mar 2009 6:31 pm

i'm grateful that's why i said "thanks" or don't you understand the word "thanks"?

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Post by sierra2469alpha » Tue, 17 Mar 2009 9:01 pm

Use google or your search engine of choice - I gave you the name of the place...not too hard to work it out from there. Or do you want to pay me for doing your own research? Sheesh....!!!!

We help those who help themselves...we don't act like your mum and dad

Get a grip...

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Post by quadratini » Tue, 17 Mar 2009 11:47 pm

If you had eyes to see, I've typed very clearly "....someone who can do home-visits" and none of those Google search will provide me the contacts of such service....

anyway, you call that "helping"? please look up your dictionary and read the definition of "helping"

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Post by louy » Wed, 18 Mar 2009 9:21 am

quadratini wrote:do you have her contact? appreciate it. thanks!

Why didnt you just say no instead of starting this childish debate ?
sierra2469alpha wrote:To save you using the effort of the Yellow pages yourself, because that's obviously a problem for you, I went and raided my wife's wardrobe for you. And guess what - how about you use your own internet access and find it out yourself. I gave you the info.

Sorry if I sound rude, but frankly, we're all volunteers here and we try to help those who help themselves. Did you want me to come and pick up your clothes and drop them off for you? Sheesh...

Be grateful for the fact that someone tried to help you out...

Mr. P
Yes some people are lazy or not very bright and so do not take the initiative to search yellow pages and google. And I can understand the frustration that causes.

However, some other people, like myself are genuinely here to look for people to help, advise and to hear peoples actual recommendations and cautionary tales. Being in a new country is not easy. Thats we we turn to fellow expats who has been here and done that

The purpose of the forum is to have open discussion. If experience posters and mods are always trying to stump out open discussion, then this forum will just die out right ??

Anyway, with regards to clothers alteration - I dunno. I dont even own an iron.

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Post by sierra2469alpha » Wed, 18 Mar 2009 1:38 pm

@louy - and help I did. I prefaced that Urban don't do home visits, but recommended their alteration work. There is no limit on how much one can help here, I agree - you might want to look through a number of my postings, so I can't be criticised for that. If you want to criticise me for telling someone to use the yellow pages to look up a phone number, then so be it. I'll provide the toilet paper but I won't wipe your arse for you.

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Post by gillypadi » Wed, 18 Mar 2009 2:15 pm

there is a dress/gown shop along China Street (same row as O'Briens and 7-11) and the lady/sales person in there alters the gowns they sell. You could look her up and see if she can pop over to your place to fit you.

She altered a dress I bought from there and did a great job. She's a chinese lady with limited knowledge of English so speak slow and be patient. She's a very nice lady!

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