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Should I apply?

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DONT apply if you work from your laptop at home...where the electrics go for 4hrs at a time
DONT apply if you are an I D I O T
DONT if cannot provide written AND Verbal references from previous clients
DONT apply if you have not worked with foreign clients before
DONT apply if you cannot work in lieu of 1month pay

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I suppose it depends on your

I suppose it depends on your personal preferrences, however, here is how I see those guidelines and what I read into them.

1. The client is RUDE.
2. The client is asking for contact information for previous clients (written and verbal referrences requires that you give them previous contact information) and last I knew that is NOT allowed.
3. The client is RUDE.
4. 1 month invoicing is something I personally avoid. This is easily a problem situation where you could work an entire month and be stiffed on your pay. Not an option I would accept under any circumstances.
5. Again, the client is RUDE. Not to mention they apparently feel they must be treated differently due to being from a different country than the contractor. I'm sorry but I'm not giving special treatment per location.

Just my take on their requirements. At least the first requirement I can respect. The rest... just NO.

That ad should be shortened to....

..."DONT apply"

I'm trying to figure out if

I'm trying to figure out if Joe's tagline is offensive or not...

Really.

Is Joe the contractor or the client looking for contractors in the forums. (I'm always suspicious of middle-aged men living in Asian countries myself.) Wink

I had to do a double take on

I had to do a double take on the tag line as well. Upon further inspection of the overview, I've decided to remain undecided.

Tagline?

You find this offensive? : "Are you frustrated with your website? American Quality "

I'm still undecided, not that

I'm still undecided, not that it makes a big difference either way as to how I feel about your tagline.

"Tired of your low-waged sweatshop Asian developed website not working or performing? - Buy American quality where you know its done right"

Ok, I wrote and read that several times and could never get it to portray exactly the way I read your slogan.

Thank You

Hmmm, I see I need to work on that more.

Sounds like a complete twat.

Sounds like a complete twat. I wouldn't bother applying myself: but you may feel that the client can be salvaged. Or taught grammar.

"DONT apply if you cannot work in lieu of 1month pay"
Bugger right off.

Don't...

I'd be tempted to apply and write in my cover letter: "Don't post a job here if you DON'T trust contractors to do their job well." Smile

Geez, sounds like a client with very bad experience.. might worth taking the challenge if you want to convert that person into a believer - what's the possibility of that happening?

zero, none, zip, nada.

zero, none, zip, nada.

I want an EA expert who can

I want an EA expert who can work in MQL4
i will conduct interviews by saturday and then award job to the deserving candidate
please provide your skype so that we can easily discuss
Project consists of two parts
only 10 % upfront please dont ask more
35% after part One
35% After part Two
20% After finishing and testing

You must have to keep the followings points in mind

1) A generic idea and behaviour of meta trading software
2) Only structure programming is required No OOP is required No difficult data structures and Algorithms only basics required
3) i will ask you to show me atleast one simple programe that u have implemented
which must includes use of int arrays,strings.character arrays and basics data types int,char,bool etc...........and use of loops and if else etc...

Again Only basic progarmming is required
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Milestone payments for a job that is suppose to take two days.

1) through 3) Not worth the time to prove you know what your doing.

Beside with those cavets, sounds like he wants more of an expert
to do it this 'simple' job.

What you require is called

What you require is called manners and some common courtesy

probably had 60+ eager

probably had 60+ eager applicants either way.

I love the line about idiots.

I love the line about idiots. I am imagining someone sat at their desk considering this job and then reading that and thinking to themselves 'ah no, I'm an idiot, I shan't apply after all'. It's as pointless as the people who put 'no timewasters' on their ebay auctions... 'oh I was going to waste your time but as you've specifically stated you don't want this then I won't bother'.

Sadly no one will apply though, as only an idiot would work for a month here without pay and idiots aren't allowed to apply.

LOL

Emily H. wrote:
Sadly no one will apply though, as only an idiot would work for a month here without pay and idiots aren't allowed to apply.

LOL>>>