A typical flyer I have to design

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A typical flyer I have to design

Post by wing » Tue Feb 15, 2005 7:38 am

I get this sort of content for flyers all the time. Why? Why can't people communicate even just a little better in written english? Stuff like this kind of design work makes me sad... but especially so that I always have to try to make "design" out of it.

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Re: A typical flyer I have to design

Post by djdrake13 » Tue Feb 15, 2005 7:44 am

WTF!?

Well look at the bright side, its not too jumbled up. It could have words and arrows, lines pointing all over... this goes here, that goes there.. oops scratch that I dont' want that, no changed my mind I do want it..

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Re: A typical flyer I have to design

Post by JGriffin » Tue Feb 15, 2005 9:41 am

I have access to fifty-one dollars.

I just counted.
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Re: A typical flyer I have to design

Post by wing » Tue Feb 15, 2005 9:55 am

djdrake13 wrote:WTF!?

Well look at the bright side, its not too jumbled up. It could have words and arrows, lines pointing all over... this goes here, that goes there.. oops scratch that I dont' want that, no changed my mind I do want it..

"I have access to hundreds of dollars!!"
Well you'd at least think a millionaire could afford a decent ghost writer.

But actually, yeah, I do get a lot of stuff like that-- terrible handwriting, arrows and scratchouts everywhere, and then they yell at me when I don't understand.

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Re: A typical flyer I have to design

Post by Isolation » Tue Feb 15, 2005 10:24 am

it's shit like this that made me give up graphic design...
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Re: A typical flyer I have to design

Post by DryCounty » Tue Feb 15, 2005 10:34 am

Me too, although it is certainly funnier than anything I ever had to design. It's so unreal I'm still laughing. At least it's entertaining.

It's also a good reason of why I don't like to deal with people creatively anymore.
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Re: A typical flyer I have to design

Post by kcrusher » Tue Feb 15, 2005 10:35 am

I like to think of it as 'job security'.
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Re: A typical flyer I have to design

Post by marqueemoon » Tue Feb 15, 2005 11:09 am

You should tell him to use that as-is. I'm sure he'll find lots of takers.
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Re: A typical flyer I have to design

Post by cassettefetish » Tue Feb 15, 2005 2:50 pm

maybe he'd fund my record label.

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Re: A typical flyer I have to design

Post by I'm Painting Again » Tue Feb 15, 2005 2:59 pm

that would be hilarious as-is on some bus stop wall..

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Re: A typical flyer I have to design

Post by andrew embassy » Tue Feb 15, 2005 4:13 pm

I used to work for a weekly newspaper and we'd get stuff like this all the time (sometimes full pages of text for an 8th or even 16th page ad)! Oh man, this brings back memories. Also, we'd get stuff like this for hookers. "all you're fantases fulfilled..." I remember browsing through one very... voluptuous hooker's nude photo shoot with her looking for pictures to use in her ad (we photoshopped a banner/ribbon across her hoo ha's) with her 7 year old DAUGHTER in the room! I was like "uh, should she be... <blank stare from hooker> ...nevermind."
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