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A snippet from a real phone conversation:
(“Him” has a lovely British accent, btw)

Me: Just copy and paste it into the email.
Him: Copy and paste?
Me: Yes.
Him: What’s that?
Me: Highlight the add…
(interrupted)
Him: Highlight?
Me: Use your mouse, and highlight the text and then right cl…
(interrupted)
Him: Whoa whoa whoa! You are getting too technical for me. We had better wait until (his assistant) comes in and you can talk to her.

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People Make Me TIRED

A couple of weeks ago I made a black & white 8 X 10 ad for somebody to use in some dumbass program they were buying an ad in.

Last week they contacted me wanting to know if I still had a copy, and wanting me to send a PDF of it to another email address. They were purchasing an ad in a new program. Let’s not even address the fact that the first ad was personalized to the program it was being printed in.

I asked, “You are getting another 8 x 10 ad?” It is an usually large ad.

He asked, “Does it matter?”

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