Even if you aren't a designer, it's easy to empathize with the designers here who share their stories of evil clients.
CLIENT: I was hoping for a darker, more vibrant black.
ME: That’s as dark as I can make it.
CLIENT: Work on making it more vibrant and bright then.
I do, and then I send the client their revision.CLIENT: I said to make it brighter, not lighter. A dark, vibrant, bright black.
In 1993 I designed a business card for Billy Idol's UK publicist. I sent her a printout of the Adobe Illustrator file and she told me the text was crooked. I reprinted it with guidelines to show her it was not crooked and she replied, "Your program is drawing crooked lines."