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Old Jun 10th 2009, 6:47 am
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For all of us vendors out here, especially those with outstanding invoices

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Old Jun 10th 2009, 7:38 am
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i here you loud and clear...
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i here you loud and clear...
Are you talking to anyone in particular, or those voices in your head again ?
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So true so very true...

Happens in lots of businesses...people seem to think others can work for free. Like they are they only people in the world with bills, mortgages and children to feed!

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For all of us vendors out here, especially those with outstanding invoices

http://youtube.com/watch?v=R2a8TRSgzZY

Never a truer word spoken in jest eh??

I know some really 'respectable' clients from big families who make Dick Turpin seem amatuer
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Just recently, I just turned down a contract to write a 120 to 150 page technical report on sustainable minerals industry for a London-based international organisation, who typically charge clients US $3,000 for copies of similar reports. They usually sell about 250 of these reports worldwide (judging by previous sales), thus making them about US $750,000.

They wanted me to write (about 4 weeks work) the report for US $4,000...I told them where to go !

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Just recently, I just turned down a contract to write a 120 to 150 technical report on sustainable minerals industry for a London-based international organisation, who typically charge clients US $3,000 for copies of similar reports. They usually sell about 250 of these reports worldwide (judging by previous sales), thus making them about US $750,000.

They wanted me to write (about 4 weeks work) the report for US $4,000...I told them where to go !
Good call, hear they got some other prat to write something similar and we all know what happened to that....

I know, it's a stretch but it is almost 11.30pm!
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Just recently, I just turned down a contract to write a 120 to 150 technical report on sustainable minerals industry for a London-based international organisation, who typically charge clients US $3,000 for copies of similar reports. They usually sell about 250 of these reports worldwide (judging by previous sales), thus making them about US $750,000.

They wanted me to write (about 4 weeks work) the report for US $4,000...I told them where to go !
Bloody pigdog cheapskates!(my being Shiva moment)
Change your agent MacScot.
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Bloody pigdog cheapskates!(my being Shiva moment)
Change your agent MacScot.
Not an agent...just a phone call out of the blue ! Though, it has put me off writing for publications companies. Will stick to what I know best mining, oil and gas etc.
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Bloody pigdog cheapskates!(my being Shiva moment)
Change your agent MacScot.
lolololol, dont think i have ever used the word pigdog in my life though
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lolololol, dont think i have ever used the word pigdog in my life though
caught!
Thought you'd be tucked up in blanket bay.
Well I don't normally use your collection of passionate expletives but
they sure as hell make me laugh.
A feeble attempt at returning the sentiment
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caught!
Thought you'd be tucked up in blanket bay.
Well I don't normally use your collection of passionate expletives but
they sure as hell make me laugh.
A feeble attempt at returning the sentiment
oi my phrasing isnt a random use of passionate expletives....well not completely. I am merely ensuring the continued use of words with an interesting etymology


see its fascinating
http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A753527

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oi my phrasing isnt a random use of passionate expletives....well not completely. I am merely ensuring the continued use of words with an interesting etymology


see its fascinating
http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A753527
The website was interesting...I didn't know the word f*** came into use in Britain via Scotland and originally from Vikings !
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oi my phrasing isnt a random use of passionate expletives....well not completely. I am merely ensuring the continued use of words with an interesting etymology


see its fascinating
http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A753527
Bloody hell was Uncle Bulgaria a shirtlifter then????
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