A potential client from a huge corporate meat plant called me.
Client: I need you to design tickets for an event.
Me: Great! What’s the event?
Client: I want to sell tickets to a football game, but this game is only in our minds, it’s pretend. You know how Mickey Mouse is only pretend?
Me: Yeah, I underst-
Client: (cuts me off) It’s like that, it won’t actually happen. It’s a game between the “University of [meat plant]” and [actual NFL team].
Me: Do you have permission to use that-
Client: (cuts me off) The event will be on August 32nd, everyone will buy tickets to the game, buy t-shirts, the works! Since it’s an impossible date, the other team won’t show up, which means they will forfeit AND WE’LL WIN!
Client: Why not?
Me: It’s literally a scam, you don’t have permission for all of this, and you cut me off every time I sp-