I was working as an intern for an animation studio. My duties were all about writing and proofreading, I had no skills or duties about graphic stuff. I can do some things with GIMP and have some very, VERY minimal Photoshop skills for simple tasks.
One day, my boss was speaking with a client and he saw the GIMP icon on my desktop.
Client: Wait, why can’t we simply give this job to her?
Boss: Well, she’s not a graphic.
Client: Don’t try to cheat me! I can see she has a graphic software right there.
For good twenty minutes, me and my boss BOTH tried to explain him I wasn’t qualified for that work – work that for sure he couldn’t have done with GIMP. The best part?
Client: Fine, I suppose I should meet your guy, then. But I’d prefer her.
Me/ Boss: But why?
Client: She’s an intern! I could have this done for free!