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Troublesome client

Postby hippy » 24 Sep 2010, 11:31

We've all had em, so without names etc (opsec) how about sharing the horror stories?
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Re: Troublesome client

Postby noise stopper » 24 Sep 2010, 16:14

Ok I'll start the ball rolling: The somewhat unusual close guarding a poodle! The client was part of a couple with no kids (and no girls but that's beside the point) and the mutt was the closest he got to a child. I lasted two weeks (the money was good) but in the end after the client shouted when the dogs coat and lead didn't match (honestly!) I made my excuses and left. I was told later that I had l;asted longer than anyone else at that point!
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Re: Troublesome client

Postby gizza » 25 Sep 2010, 01:41

Celebrity couple together i had the contract for when they were in our area then they split up and i actually caught the female looking through one of my staffs iphones when i asked her wht the fcuk she was doing her reply was ' seeing if there is any dirt on *****

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Re: Troublesome client

Postby Shiner69 » 07 Mar 2011, 11:31

Had one recently, former lead singer of a band in the 90's, now does TV/Radio.

Walked him outside for a ciggy, having a chat with some 'fans' and sparks up a big old joint in central London!! :shock: Needless to say, my sense of smell obviously wasnt working that night! :roll: :lol:
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Re: Troublesome client

Postby hippy » 07 Mar 2011, 15:16

Shiner69 wrote:Had one recently, former lead singer of a band in the 90's, now does TV/Radio.

Walked him outside for a ciggy, having a chat with some 'fans' and sparks up a big old joint in central London!! :shock: Needless to say, my sense of smell obviously wasnt working that night! :roll: :lol:

Ones attitud to drugs can be severly tested. A job very early in my career caused me a heart attac walked backstage at a cat walk shoot to see more charlie than id ever seen in my life. And ive worked in south america training narcos.
Also whrn tourin with a certain rock band and watching the crew trying yo do a line the length of the var was an eye opener.
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Re: Troublesome client

Postby Shiner69 » 07 Mar 2011, 15:26

At what point do we draw the 'line'? No pun intended!
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Re: Troublesome client

Postby hippy » 07 Mar 2011, 19:29

hippy wrote:
Shiner69 wrote:Had one recently, former lead singer of a band in the 90's, now does TV/Radio.

Walked him outside for a ciggy, having a chat with some 'fans' and sparks up a big old joint in central London!! :shock: Needless to say, my sense of smell obviously wasnt working that night! :roll: :lol:

Ones attitud to drugs can be severly tested. A job very early in my career caused me a heart attac walked backstage at a cat walk shoot to see more charlie than id ever seen in my life. And ive worked in south america training narcos.
Also whrn tourin with a certain rock band and watching the crew trying yo do a line the length of the var was an eye opener.


I must apologise for the spelling etc of the above post... I was typing while bouncing round in a landcruiser
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Re: Troublesome client

Postby Ginge » 07 Mar 2011, 22:11

I was looking after a certain 'celebrity' (i use the term loosely) when he did a PA at a club I worked...I walked into the toilets to catch him in the act of buying a nice big bag of columbia's finest from a couple of local scrote dealers...on camera! Needless to say, said local scrotes were shown the exit forcibly, and said celebrity was given an ultimatem by me...I got a nice bonus that day and he never visited the venue again :twisted:
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Re: Troublesome client

Postby koppitedownsout » 08 Mar 2011, 18:28

Ginge wrote:I was looking after a certain 'celebrity' (i use the term loosely) when he did a PA at a club I worked...I walked into the toilets to catch him in the act of buying a nice big bag of columbia's finest from a couple of local scrote dealers...on camera! Needless to say, said local scrotes were shown the exit forcibly, and said celebrity was given an ultimatem by me...I got a nice bonus that day and he never visited the venue again :twisted:


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Re: Troublesome client

Postby noise stopper » 09 Mar 2011, 09:24

Didn't Aerosmith employ security to keep Joe Perry and Steven Tyler away from the dealers at one point? Now there is a job with prospects!
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Re: Troublesome client

Postby hippy » 09 Mar 2011, 10:42

noise stopper wrote:Didn't Aerosmith employ security to keep Joe Perry and Steven Tyler away from the dealers at one point? Now there is a job with prospects!

As did led zep and bon jovi. Probably a few more too
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Re: Troublesome client

Postby ballantyne78 » 09 Mar 2011, 15:41

Not a troublesome client as such but the biggest pain in the arse that I recall from a festival came from the lead singer of one of the groups Hippy just mentioned. Threats to remove staff from site if they looked at him, didn't avert their eyes when they walked past him, could only speak to him if spoken to etc. There were more and they were ridiculous. Not what you expected from a guy who's built a reputation as a nice, down to earth bloke. Cock.
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Re: Troublesome client

Postby Shiner69 » 09 Mar 2011, 18:47

noise stopper wrote:Didn't Aerosmith employ security to keep Joe Perry and Steven Tyler away from the dealers at one point? Now there is a job with prospects!


They'd have to employ extra security to keep me away from Liv Tyler!
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Re: Troublesome client

Postby hippy » 26 Mar 2011, 09:17

So, last night I pitch up at a hotel in which we have a client staying. I wander up to the suite and ask the corridor man how its going.. Er he says, maybe you better go to the hotel bar and find out..

And in the bar I find the client out of his head arguing with the hotel duty manager, the bar manager, both his security detail and a rather attractive young lady..

It seems the client has, in his somewhat inebriated state, decided the young lady is an escort and refuses to accept she isn't and has taken her refusal as a personal slight....

What a k@#b!!!
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Re: Troublesome client

Postby genericbob » 26 Mar 2011, 10:57

They should have apologised for the confusion and arranged for "an extra pillow" to be sent to the poor man's room. That's the trouble with Premier Inns......They don't know the rules :lol:
I'm afraid Gentlemen that waving your arms about and calling me a c**t isn't going to make me change my mind.
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