[rescue] FrameMaker FYI
ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Fri Mar 26 13:50:26 CST 2004
On Mar 26, 2004, at 9:50 AM, Kevin wrote:
> I get around requests like that in several ways.
> 1. I tell most people who don't know me that i don't know shit
> about computers and that i work in the mail room. This fends of
> most requests before they start.
I couldn't do this. I'd be insulting myself. My EGO is way too big to
lie this way.
> 2. If they are acquainted with me i tell them that i am only
> knowledgeable about large UNIX type system and that i don't even
> know how to turn a Windows machine on.
See above even more... Not know Windows?... What monkey doesn't know
> 3. Last ditch effort, i tell them that i would be happy to
> help and then i quote them a ridiculous fee, $200 - $250 per
> hour. If they take it (not often but it has happened) then i do
> the work. Usually they smile politely, say "thanks" and that
> they will call and never do.
This is more what I do.
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