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Easiest $200 I EVER made (not a method or even IM related)

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by partymarty4870, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. partymarty4870

    partymarty4870 Elite Member

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    Don't even know how the guy got my number, but just got a call to fix a website. I didn't really want to do it so quoted $100 an hour with a $100 call out fee.

    His text was "falling off the page", so he said. Simple CSS problem thinks me, so I get in the car and drive the 10 minutes to his house.

    One quick look showed me that it wasn't a simple CSS problem but an even simpler failure to close a tag. He had <b/> instead of </b>.

    Looks like a nice dinner with a flash bottle of wine tonight for that 30 seconds work! (best thing was he payed cash and didn't even ask for a receipt)
     
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  2. PandaDomo

    PandaDomo Senior Member

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    Lol he was fine with you just walking in and then fixing his tags in 30 secs and walking right back out and giving you $200?xD

    Damn you're lucky :p
     
  3. BlackHat3

    BlackHat3 Regular Member

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    Smart clients don't care how long it takes as long as you get it done. When I used to work in Geek Squad as an in-home repair guy I charged a customer $100 to "fix his mouse". When i got there he just had to press connect on his computer and the bottom of the mouse...took 5 seconds...he was so happy he gave a $100 tip. Love these kinds of customers. Congrats on finding one bro.
     
  4. partymarty4870

    partymarty4870 Elite Member

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    The crazy thing was that it wasn't a money making site. The site was all about model horses he collects. Apparently his usual web designer was away on holidays.

    And going by the house he lived in money wasn't too much of a problem.