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Clients From Hell

Post by DMB2000uk » Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:39 am

For any of you who's work revolves around doing work for clients, I'm sure you can relate to the stories on here:

http://clientsfromhell.tumblr.com/

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Post by bubba » Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:56 am

Thats funny right there. :lol:

And for those who don't work with clients, this stuff happens with all clients. When I was in engineering (mechanical) I dealt with all kinds of weird request. One was that all wiring for the machine was to be done in the same color wire, green so it would match the color of the machine.
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Re: Clients From Hell

Post by crowTrobot » Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:16 pm

awesome site. lol thanks

ugh. My most common and annoying one whenever I build systems for people (I do it for free).

me: "Just throw out a ballpark budget that you want to spend on this thing so I can start to put together a parts list"
client: "don't worry I have a lot of money, I just want the best"
me: "just tell me what you primarily want this system for and the amount you are willing to spend just so we don't go over the limit"
(this repeats for a while)
me: "ok how about I put together a list for a basic system for around $1,000..."
client: "$1000?!?!? That's expensive for a computer!"
me: "F.M.L."

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Re: Clients From Hell

Post by Krab » Wed Feb 24, 2010 7:54 pm

crowTrobot wrote:awesome site. lol thanks

ugh. My most common and annoying one whenever I build systems for people (I do it for free).

me: "Just throw out a ballpark budget that you want to spend on this thing so I can start to put together a parts list"
client: "don't worry I have a lot of money, I just want the best"
me: "just tell me what you primarily want this system for and the amount you are willing to spend just so we don't go over the limit"
(this repeats for a while)
me: "ok how about I put together a list for a basic system for around $1,000..."
client: "$1000?!?!? That's expensive for a computer!"
me: "F.M.L."
You should add that to the FML website, sounds pretty annoying.

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Re: Clients From Hell

Post by pwcmed » Wed Feb 24, 2010 9:05 pm

One of my favorites

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Re: Clients From Hell

Post by techking13 » Sat Feb 27, 2010 6:13 pm

Why do people think working with photoshop is always perfect, is easy, and is fast. IT ISN'T!!!

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Re: Clients From Hell

Post by crowTrobot » Sun Feb 28, 2010 9:56 am

lol that reminds me, my mom handed me a really old photo of my grandmother as a kid to restore in Photoshop. Except there is a giant hole in the photograph where her entire head is.

lol I think people sometimes think technology is magic.

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Post by techking13 » Fri Mar 05, 2010 6:02 pm

crowTrobot wrote:lol that reminds me, my mom handed me a really old photo of my grandmother as a kid to restore in Photoshop. Except there is a giant hole in the photograph where her entire head is.

lol I think people sometimes think technology is magic.
Hehe, good luck with that.

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