How to Get to know a Business Associate

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Reader Comments (25)

I love it when the angry client visits... you.

October 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLummox JR

So if he curses the day he met you and you have a lot in common, maybe you too, curse the day Scott met you.

October 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDebbie

Whatever happened to the Scott who was working with the Angry Client to sabotage the company?

October 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJoshua

I forgot, has the client ever met Jenkins? That seems like something that would increase his appreciation of Scott, if only in that he'd know he's not getting the worst possible service.

October 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRoland Jones

Ok, Scott. It's me again(And you don't know me, but I feel like I know you). I thoroughly enjoy your comic, but let me say I don't let out a real, physical laugh very easily. The last panel actually made me laugh out loud. Keep up the good work.

October 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSevalecan

First panel had me chuckling more than I should at work.

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJordan

Maybe if you and the Aggro-Turd went to a gentleman's club or just introduced him to Rick, you two would find some common ground.

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterjan otto

I always wonder how much of these are things you actually said and how much are just what both of you actually meant. Then I curse the day I found your site, always making me come back three times a week.

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRatrace

Another panel 4 made of gold. Regardless of how funny the other panels are (very, usually), you never fail to deliver a solid package of wit in the 3rd or 4th.

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRowan

"We are not so different you and I..." ahahaha that was awesome

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered Commentergeli

Aaah! Flashbacks to . . . last week. My boss is always saying she wants me (or a co-worker) to "bond" with someone. She truly believes that if I make friends with a customer or vendor, they will give us things for free, or overpay their bills, or order more from us. She believes this because SHE is forever giving discounts and freebies to people she likes, and buying stuff we don't need or could get cheaper from someone who's spent time chatting her up. Problem is, I'm not a salesperson, or even a service provider; I'm the damned accountant.

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteranonymousr

I second geli's post...

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEmlyn

I received the free hero comics in my email, thank you Scott for making them available

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPeck

Hilarious (and a little too close to home) as always. The fact that you used the word "smarmy" was just a delicious bonus...

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJen

So if Aggro-Turd is "the client," does that confirm that the company has only one?

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKate

Lol! I agree with Roland!
You should introduce Angry Client to Jenkins;
Please please please?

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEaglesQuestions

I think Angry client is my favorite recurring character.

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKevin

Fantastic line at the end. You're awesome, Scott. Thank you for all the laughs (and for the anticipated laughs to come).

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAdam S.

I like how in the first panel he is referred to as "The client".
Implying that either:
A) He is their sole clientele, and is apparently paying them enough to not do their job to keep all of them employed.

B) He is so notorious around this office that there is absolutely no question who is being referred to when the client is mentioned without anyone's usual tone of sarcasm.

October 17, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymoose

He's just the client who happens to be there today. When you hear ranting in the lounge, there's a client. I assume the boss makes sure that there isn't more than one client in the lounge and a risk of forming a deeply critical mass.

As for Scott plotting with the client, this is like "Dollhouse" on TV, the characters have their memory erased after each episode. So it wasn't going to happen. This accounts for the re-run comics, too.

October 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRobert Carnegie

You forgot to offer him tranya!

October 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBalok

"We are not so different, you and I"
you don;t expect to see a cliche as a punch line, but that worked!
wle

October 18, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterwle

I'm curious as to why the Aggro-Turd doesn't have a super hero alter-ego.

October 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCSX

This is the Very Best Basic Instructions EVER!!! Good work, Scott~just awesome.

October 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDaVoid

What comic do Rick and "Angry Customer" meet? I think they were introduced to one another a while back...

November 9, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnna

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