Finished my first game of PAID D&D DMing last night.....
Sydwyndir (Gun Toting Right-wing Goon; 8580)
Posted on: 07-25-2020 16:35.
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I had a good group.
But I gotta share the billing follies with you guys.
So I sent an invoice to the client, with whom I have been working for a year on getting this launched. He says, go ahead and bill me, and I said, okay, it's $100 (per/hr) x10 hrs. of sweat equity. No problem, right?
Well he pings me back and says, oh no no, more. Charge more!
Okay, I go to square, try to charge more. Like...I doubled it. And then tacked on last night's game hours.
Keep getting the high-hat from Square, reach out to the client. He says, oh, OK try my card, gives me card info. Before I input it, I say, "Hey, will this amount sink you"?
On FB, get message:
YES THIS WILL SINK ME (he didn't all-caps but I can imagine he might have)
Discord call starts ringing, it's him, he's...unclear...on why it's that much. I said, you said, "Charge more," so I doubled it, and this is what last night's cost was. He says, My God, I didn't realize...you meant $100 x10 in individual units. I thought you were only charging $100, which is why I thought it was way too low!
So we both laughed, I charged him the original amount, and we'll be doing weekly payments from there on out.
Thought you guys might get a laugh out of that.
Thank you, Gary Gygax.
I am not going to live in fear. They want my freedom, my peace of mind? Come and get it. - James Lileks, regarding al Qaeda, 09/11
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