Client: I saw your portfolio on Behance and really like it… can you come to our office in [nearby town] to discuss a project?
Me: That’s actually pretty far from where I live. Can you send me a brief so I can decide if I want to make the trek?
Client: It’s a very confidential project… You come here and I’ll explain it to you.
Me: At least tell me the something: medium, budget, direction, anything. Budget, anything… It will take my whole day to come there, meet you and return and if I don’t want to take the job then that’s a big waste for me.
Client: We want a 5 minute 3D animation like Toy story from you.
Me: …But i don’t do 3D animation. I do 2d animation and illustrations.
Client: Why don’t you come here… I will explain it you.
At this point, I don’t know if it was really a job or if someone wanted to kill me.