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Active Member
Calvin B Member Since: Jan 30, 2015
91 of 2,045

Ha. Something like that would cost more than twice that much.

Community Leader
John T Member Since: Mar 19, 2015
92 of 2,045

Haven't read the whole thread, so forgive me if someone already posted this completely unfathomable one:


"Electronic music
Audio Production

Posted 3 days ago
Hourly Job
Part Time
1 to 3 months
Entry Level
I am looking for freelancers with the lowest rates


Job Description


just be a FREE DJ"


That's it. No other information. Apart from an attachment of the most annoying music ever made, which I've uploaded for your edification:

Community Guru
Ramon B Member Since: Jan 11, 2015
93 of 2,045

Didn't the CIA use something like that to extract confessions? 30 seconds and I've already got a headache.

Community Guru
Stephen B Member Since: Dec 4, 2012
94 of 2,045

Here's one who doesn't appear to be shy about their lack of moral scruples...


Thesis academic writer


I need somebody who is qualified at doing thesis theoretical framework (10 pages as a sample).
please we need some one work regarding copy and paste and research methodology concepts



Ace Contributor
Charles C Member Since: Mar 26, 2015
95 of 2,045

The ones that kill me are:


"I have done this for many years I know what it takes, this should only take you 15 minutes, I would do it myself but I do not have time"




They spent 15 minutes posting the job wtf.

Community Guru
Oreofe J Member Since: May 8, 2015
96 of 2,045

LOL. There should be a law against such 'tormenting vocals' or something. Seriously. 

Community Guru
Ramon B Member Since: Jan 11, 2015
97 of 2,045

No, don't go crazy Rockefeller, you shouldn't be splashing such phenomenal sums around...



The $25 budget is just a random number, obviously it won't be even remotely to that number,

Community Guru
John K Member Since: Feb 17, 2015
98 of 2,045

You will be asked to answer the following questions when applying:


  1. Please despicable me about your Wordpress experience / expertise.
"No good deed goes unpunished." -- Clare Boothe Luce
Community Guru
John K Member Since: Feb 17, 2015
99 of 2,045

Seriously, should I flag the job posted by this 'client' as inappropriate? 31 open jobs since October with 0% hired and payment method not verified?

"No good deed goes unpunished." -- Clare Boothe Luce
Community Guru
Preston H Member Since: Nov 24, 2014
100 of 2,045


Regarding the client whose profile shows they have posted 35 jobs, but have hired zero people thus far, and currently have 31 open jobs...


Obviously experienced and knowledgeable contractors such as ourselves here on the community forum are wise enough to NOT apply to a job with such a "client."


Some newbies might, though.


But oDesk has made recent announcements about cleaning up their client lists and removing people like this. I believe them. Obviously this is detrimental to the site, and I think that oDesk really is working on new back-end algorithms to help them locate and suspend the accounts of people who post jobs but don't hire.