In our weekly installment of Clients from Hell, a hilarious collection of anonymously contributed client horror stories from designers, we present “It's urgent, I promise” For previous posts, click here .

In August of last year, I finished working on an album cover for a musician. I sent him the final file and left for my summer vacation. While I’m gone, he sends me an email.

Client:  Hi, I know you’re on vacation, but I need you to make a small edit and resend me the file. This is very urgent. We are ready to print.

I took care of it immediately. It was a five minute job. The hardest part was finding a plug for my laptop. They didn’t write back, so I figured “job done” and enjoyed the rest of my vacation.

Just now, a year later, I receive an email.

Client:  Hey, thanks for the file. We are finally ready to print now!