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23 August 2006 @ 01:56 pm
colorist poll  

Several colorists haven't gotten back to me. Should I:

email to remind them tomorrow's the deadline
7(18.4%)
assume this is a good indicator of reliability & do nothing
15(39.5%)
admit that this is a self-evident question but that it's fun to make polls
15(39.5%)
other (please comment)
1(2.6%)
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-peartreealley on August 23rd, 2006 09:22 am (UTC)
My opinion: If the deadline isn't until tomorrow, then they may still be reliable. Send email reminder.

kitmizkit on August 23rd, 2006 09:49 am (UTC)
They may! But I think I'm inclined to see if they're reliable without being reminded.
-peartreealley on August 23rd, 2006 10:02 am (UTC)
Ah! I'd interrpreted the "let it go and let this indicate whether or not they are reliable" as "I haven't heard from them and the deadline is tomorrow, so they suck and are not to be trusted."

That option makes sense now. I blame it on just waking up :D
kitmizkit on August 23rd, 2006 11:26 am (UTC)
Oh, no, I'm generally more laid-back than that. :) Even if people don't turn stuff in, it doesn't mean they suck, it just means they're not at the level of professionalism I want. Good morning! :)
Janne: datahugjanne on August 23rd, 2006 09:36 am (UTC)
Do you really want to work with colorists who can't remember when their work is due without email reminders? Or is that a silly question to ask an author used to dealing with external deadlines? :)
kitmizkit on August 23rd, 2006 09:49 am (UTC)
Well, that's why I put option #3 there. :) Much better, in fact, to just have things arrive in the email box in a timely manner!
Kate Kirbykirbyk on August 23rd, 2006 11:17 am (UTC)
You absolutely don't want colorists that can't make the deadline for an _audition_ without prompting. They'll never be on time on a regular basis. Don't remind them before the deadline, you'll learn more that way.
Tripspace_parasite on August 23rd, 2006 01:54 pm (UTC)
Eat their brains!
kitmizkit on August 23rd, 2006 01:55 pm (UTC)
*laugh*! An option I had indeed not thought of!
TuftEarstuftears on August 23rd, 2006 05:38 pm (UTC)
If you eat their brains, maybe you will be able to do your own coloring!