Budget meeting with the client who wants to know the specific costs of a project.
Client: There are going to be lots of visual effects.
Me: Like what?
Client: I can’t tell you.
Client: Because it’s a secret and I don’t want anybody to know about it.
Me: I can’t give you a remotely accurate estimate without more information.
Client: Fine fine [pulling in close, dramatic pause] there are going to be a lot.