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Old 10-27-2009, 12:30 AM   #2
Benwiggy
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You need to give them reasons why what they suggest will not work well. You also need to make sure that these don't sound like excuses on your part.
Offer them the choice: "I can do what you ask, but it will not look as good because no one will be able to view it at 8.5 x 11. Is that what you want?"
Ultimately, they are paying you, so if they want rubbish, then you have to give it to them.

If you really feel strongly, you could give a form of ultimatum: "OK, I'll do what you want, but I do not want you to mention my name in connection with this." That might give them pause for thought.

Love the engraving, by the way.
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