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User avatar #3 - azilie
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As a graphic designer... this pains me in ways I can't express. Especially the last two.
User avatar #171 to #3 - sedativechunk
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I'm a web developer and the Wordpress one rustles my mother ******* jimmies. You know how many people I've done a ****** Wordpress site for and they change their goddamn minds about it? The last one I did someone wanted me to convert a whole site with about 30+ pages into Wordpress and after I did all of the work the guy decides the website loads too ******* slow and never paid me for it so I deleted it. It was a skimpy onezy/twozy job once in a while I do things just to build my resume but still, it's not worth the hassle anymore.
User avatar #73 to #3 - gozoglontz
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Can I hire you for some stuff?
User avatar #81 to #3 - awesomedoge
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Im going to be a graphic designer and im spooked
User avatar #163 to #81 - azilie
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Do your research. Before you ever start freelancing, plan out how you want to run your business. Brand yourself, invest in an LLC (they aren't that expensive but they certainly give your brand a little more oomph when a client is looking around). Establish your going rate, be it hourly or however else you feel like going about it. WRITE A CONTRACT. For the love of god, get EVERY agreement from a client in writing, signed and filed. It will save your ass. If you're uncertain about the client, see if you can't google their name (or their company). I had to do that with a client recently and found a ton of ripoff reports on him. Should have done it before I accepted the job, it would have saved me a lot of headaches. Save all communication with your clients. Like a contract, it will help if things go sour.

Take some basic business classes, too, if you're still in school. It will help as much as the degree related courses.
User avatar #193 to #163 - lyiat
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Trust me, mates. Write a contract. I don't care if it's a friend of a friend, your best friend, or even family. IF YOU DO BUSINESS WITH SOMEONE, WRITE A CONTRACT. She knows that one personally. That was a fun mess. Debt collection is fun.
User avatar #194 to #193 - azilie
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Oh yes. Like a being punched in the head by a mule on steroids. So much fun. /sarcasm
User avatar #195 to #194 - lyiat
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Also, if you want an example of this gal's work, look no further than this little buddy icon right here.
User avatar #91 to #81 - inomgod
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yea, me too
User avatar #5 to #3 - ancano
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i'd argue that graphics designers have it worse than web monkeys. most people don't realize graphic designing takes computer skills too, despite it sorta being in the job description
User avatar #8 to #5 - pawnman
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You guys both have equally annoying as **** clients.
User avatar #9 to #8 - ancano
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you guys
***** i ain't either of them, i'm a lowly college student
User avatar #10 to #9 - pawnman
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you were talking like you were one. So i ASSSUUUUUUUUUMED.
User avatar #11 to #10 - ancano
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and now you and I are both asses.
User avatar #23 to #3 - mulciber
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I'm 90% certain that all clients have suffered extreme head injuries.
#6 - epicscorpion
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These clients are so... shameless. They just expect **** for free.
#21 to #6 - anon
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Yeah, can you imagine if people believed they had the right to get the result of someone else's hard work for free? Man, people like that would be total scum-sucking thieves. Maybe we could call them pirates or something.
#44 to #21 - soloman
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User avatar #28 to #21 - subaqueousreach
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Wow this is the greatest thing I've read all year.
#35 to #21 - epicscorpion
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Pirating is too much work, strangely enough. I can't be assed to get it for free if I have to scrounge like a rat in a garbage bin.
User avatar #77 to #35 - killerliquid
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Depends on what you're pirating
#29 to #21 - anon
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Or Socialists.
User avatar #66 to #29 - zevran
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Socialists believe in everyone (including themselves) paying high taxes and society benefiting as a result.

It's not expecting **** for free. It's expecting everyone to help everyone else.
User avatar #130 to #66 - solinvictus
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Really? I'd sure love to know how I'm benefiting from paying taxes for food stamps and government housing when I receive neither of these. Or any welfare for that matter. In fact, the only money I get from the government is student loans, which I have to pay back. Yet some poor ass inner city black person who barely passed high school can get all these things and go to college for free on the dime of those who actually work. That is socialism, or rather the more accurate term, "Legal Plunder," as Frederic Bastiat called it more than a century ago.
User avatar #196 to #130 - zevran
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Nope. You just don't live in a socialist state.
#34 to #21 - stalini
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that's dumb.
#4 - bluenebula
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User avatar #15 - failtolawl
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the first one is possible, just not with a gif. that isn't a ridiculous request, just an uneducated one.
#63 to #15 - anon
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It really wouldn't take more than to upload a static gif of each frame, throw some basic javascript in the page, and viola you made the client happy instead of bitching because someone who hired you as a professional isn't correctly using jargon from your field.

Also the piano one is legitimate in both a tactile and mental sense.

The rest are pretty ridiculous though..
User avatar #19 to #15 - niteghost
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What format supports that?
#24 to #19 - johnnybing
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You could just make it switch image every some second or something and have the different pictures link to different stuff.
User avatar #36 to #19 - uve
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a banner
many eCommerce sites have them on the front page advertising ****
User avatar #37 to #36 - niteghost
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Once I got away from thinking of it as a gif and more as a slideshow; it was pretty simple to see what you guys were getting at.
User avatar #18 to #15 - danrmanalt
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Yeah, I looked at that and thought, "This seems like a challenge."
User avatar #96 to #18 - failtolawl
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to be fair it's not much a challenge either. I took a very basic html class in high school (it's been like 5 years so I forgot the content) and you could do something like this with timed interval frames.
#16 - lucariopwnz
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That second to last one... what kind of ******* people are in this world... this is why murder should be legal.
#50 to #16 - anon
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is that an angry cheerio?
User avatar #58 to #50 - lucariopwnz
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I think its a donut, can't remember which comic it was from but it was on the front page jsut recently
#172 to #16 - kurorokuro
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idk, it feels like the client is trolling.
#42 - nonanonnon
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A blue sun would look pretty cool.

User avatar #183 to #42 - phenact
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It'd be too hot (or too cold, I can't remember which) and we would all die
User avatar #129 to #42 - LegititmateKyle
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That's seriously been my avatar on everything for a couple years. Well except Steam, right now that's an Asian girl eating a cell phone.
#131 to #129 - LegititmateKyle
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pic related
#184 to #131 - incognitoad
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This picture makes me:
A. Confused
2. Amused
and III: Slightly aroused.
Mostly confused though.
User avatar #185 to #184 - LegititmateKyle
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Glad i'm not the only one who finds it arousing. But I'm also confused, I've often pondered what brought her to rest the phone within her mouth. Then I remember that I don't care, because it's arousing.
User avatar #186 to #185 - incognitoad
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What makes it slightly stranger (if at all possible) , it actually looks like someone else is putting the phone there... I'm so confused.
#176 to #131 - MCmc
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these two comments are the best.
you're the best.
User avatar #179 to #176 - LegititmateKyle
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Thank you, please hold your applause.
#71 to #42 - thelastamerican
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I know.
#173 to #71 - adrianking
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Tell me about it.
User avatar #25 - AztecJew
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oh Lord do I know these feels. Graphic Design in DC and NYC is hellish. I've shared plenty of stories.
User avatar #43 to #25 - vgmddg
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Have any new ones?
#54 to #43 - AztecJew
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yes, this one was just this morning actually.

>Still have clients in DC
>One Had me put together an over the top girly website for their photography business
>really attractive, solid 9/10, Italian girl but has an overprotective hick boyfriend
>I get a call at about 4am this morning from her asking if I can put some of her new photos up on her homepage
>homepage has one of those cliche banners that just plays a slideshow of photos by fading to the next one continuously
>I say sure, remind her of my flat fee for any kind of site work so ask if there's anything else
>she mentions some ideas for color change since fall is coming up and I hear her knuckledragging bf in the background "who the **** are you talking to? grumble grumble I kicked ass in high school football and now work at a gas station"
>She says she'll send me the photos to upload and we get off the phone
>email arrives, it's literally about 30 nudes of her, and not just mirror selfies, but some high quality nudes
>text her and ask if those are really what she wants on her site
>"ooooops! sorry, sent you the wrong photos by mistake lol" followed by " ;) "
>she sends me the correct photos and halfway through updating I get a call from a private number
>"h-hey you piece of ****! Y-y-you're gonna die! I'm coming for you!"
>It's blatantly neander-bf trying to use a fake voice
>"I know it's you Klay" (His name is ******* Klay)
>"I know you're ******* my girl you half-chinese half-puerto rican piece of ****!"
>"What? That's not even close to what I am. I don't look chinese at all."
>I put him on speaker because it's better than radio and continue working while he rambles about me ******* his guuuuuurl and his freedoms or whatever
>He starts demanding a refund for all my services and I just say no and hang up.
>he tried to call back a few times and eventually my actual client calls
>apologizes casually for his behavior, says I can keep the photos *giggle*, wires me my payment. MFW
User avatar #112 to #54 - zeroqp
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Obviously he can't release the nudes (assuming this story is true) because then we would be able to identify the client, and once she sees that her pictures are all over the interwebs, she'll know exactly who did it, and he'll get his ass in trouble.
User avatar #170 to #112 - AztecJew
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Exactly, as much as I'd like to share. If I didn't depend on my reputation to be able to work from home and dick around all day I'd post them all.
#121 to #112 - Dlsqueak
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Also it's morally wrong....but yeah that part about getting in trouble sounds good too. Though I suppose if she didn't say "Don't share these" he might get away with it. Sticky situation *pun intended*
#85 to #54 - texaphyrin
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So, uh, dem pics?
#189 to #54 - wtfftwwtf
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I'm gonna have to ask for proof of said incident.
User avatar #191 to #189 - AztecJew
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I want to bro, I really do. She's just easily recognized and it'd **** up my reputation. She would know it was me and she's in the same circle as a few other clients of mine. It's not that I don't love the FJ community and would be very happy to provide them with some new fap material, it's just that I can't risk my livelihood. I'll share all the stories ya'll want though.
#187 to #54 - tyroneisanigger
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Pretty interesting. When reading these stories I feel like I could do this stuff with my knowledge of web design or graphic design. Though if I did, How much could I charge? (I'm not certified), and How do I get clients?
User avatar #190 to #187 - AztecJew
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I'll tell you what I was told when I first started. You can always learn more and learn what you need online. All the tricks and tips are out there for free. Subscribe to their newsletters and try it out, put your own spin on it, and as much as you learn always specialize. To build a name and get clients just sell yourself, invest in business cards, be open to working with whatever someone might have at the time because one job may lead to another and that one may lead to a big one. Don't be afraid to work and don't sell yourself short. Be reasonable but don't be a bargain. E.g. "I'd like a banner for my website" Simple, no animation, won't take up a lot of your time, $150. Offer to work with them to make sure it's something their happy with but remember to let them know that once they've agreed that they're satisfied with the product that if a week later they decide they want something different then it's an entirely new project and fee.

Go forth.
User avatar #142 to #54 - thelastamerican
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Keep the nudes. She's a skank, but you would be a huge prick. Don't be a huge prick. I would love to see the pictures myself, but you should probably just hang on to those.
User avatar #169 to #142 - AztecJew
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yeah, she's good looking and I'd love to share but she is easily identified and that'd ruin my client list in DC. Appreciate the understanding.
#133 to #54 - dernger
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pics or it didn't happen
#144 to #54 - anon
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Girl's a complete bitch and the guys is even worse...I'm sure she is provoking his behavior by flirting with strangers and posting nudes so that it gets his attention and he responds, yet he is even worse by getting upset at random people when the person he should be getting upset at and calling a slut is his girlfriend. Both are ****** people
User avatar #167 to #144 - AztecJew
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oh you're dead on dude. She would even make flirtatious comments and advances in front of him on occasion. I gotta admit that she looks pretty damn good naked, but having seen now I have enough closure to not give a ****. The mystery is gone.
User avatar #132 to #54 - LegititmateKyle
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The internet demands the noods.
#80 to #54 - anon
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the internet is demanding you release those photos as evidence
#70 to #54 - anon
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so how about dem noods?
User avatar #72 to #70 - AztecJew
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got some celebrity noods to trade?
User avatar #92 to #72 - DJstar
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the fappening may have past but.... I'm just saying you can maybe share a pic on two on ****.
#13 - victhree
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This is painful to read
This is painful to read
#7 - nsfwanon
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#68 - samoaspider
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"but I can't find anyone to do it for less than $1500!" (note that client thought it would be really smark to say that "there's a lot of designers who'd jump at the chance to make $200..."

greedy little kids are the funniest
(I used the word "kids" because people hate if they're called a kid)