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teri_l
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Amy_ISS
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pacnwstorage
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Answering the Phone
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KrisinNC
Punny catch phrases
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calebtthomas
Bumping of Locks
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Share bizarre or interesting stories from inside the storage trenches: difficult customers, strange items stored, unusual happenings, etc.
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Share your insights with readers of ISS magazine! Answer questions in this forum, and your responses might be selected to appear in an upcoming issue of our print publication.
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Chat here about ancillary products/services: boat/RV storage, retail merchandise, storage condos, wine storage, records storage, mobile storage, pack and ship, business services, cell-tower leases, eBay sales, car washing and others.
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pacnwstorage
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KrisinNC
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