An architect having fun

Someone made a joke with Indian outsourcing in SketchUp then disclosed that is an architect from United States. I don’t understand why he accused me “are you trying to troll me?

Country: United States
Page URL: http://www.teoalida.com/design/houseplans/

Chat started on Tuesday, July 03, 2018 10:14:28 AM

(10:14:28 AM) *** Visitor 18194036 has joined the chat ***
(10:14:30 AM) Teoalida (site owner): Hi there… may I know what are you looking for? If you need any help, drop here a message!
(10:25:11 AM) Visitor: hi
(10:25:20 AM) *** Teoalida has joined the chat ***
(10:25:21 AM) Teoalida: what’s up
(10:25:40 AM) Visitor: how are you tonight?
(10:26:01 AM) Teoalida: working as everyday, who are you? returning customer?
(10:27:04 AM) Visitor: My name is Adhbar, and I am contacting you from India to offer you CAD services in a new and revolutionary software called SketchUp.
(10:27:28 AM) Teoalida: did we talked before?
(10:27:44 AM) Visitor: I don’t think so, sir
(10:27:52 AM) Teoalida: weird, you addressed like a returning customer
(10:28:20 AM) Teoalida: and why I would hire someone working in “revolutionary software” SketchUp when I am myself using AutoCAD for 20 years?
(10:28:32 AM) Visitor: LOL
(10:28:38 AM) Visitor: I’m kidding you
(10:28:56 AM) Visitor: My name is Daniel and I’ located in Houston, Texas
(10:29:22 AM) Teoalida: if you can learn AutoCAD and architecture I can give you part of my works
(10:29:24 AM) Visitor: I found your articles on Indian spammers because I am struggling with the same problem
(10:29:41 AM) Visitor: I am an Architect myself
(10:30:11 AM) Visitor: I’ve been using AutoCAD for 20 years as well
(10:30:54 AM) Teoalida: do you managed to earn any significant sum of money from this kind of jobs?
(10:31:12 AM) Visitor: Yes
(10:31:31 AM) Teoalida: how much are you earning?
(10:31:57 AM) Teoalida: and how do you find customers? do you have a website to promote your services? do you get contacted by customers wasting your time looking for free services like at me?
(10:32:49 AM) Visitor: Where are you located?
(10:33:06 AM) Teoalida: Romania
(10:33:15 AM) Teoalida: how I can contact you? any email or skype?
(10:33:21 AM) Teoalida: BRB 5 min
(10:34:02 AM) Visitor: Are you trying to troll me?
(10:34:46 AM) Teoalida: why do you call troll?
(10:35:09 AM) Visitor: I am reading your article about how to deal with Indian spammers
(10:35:21 AM) Teoalida: http://www.teoalida.com/offtopic/big-collaboration-offer/
(10:35:21 AM) Teoalida: BRB
(10:35:23 AM) Visitor: Maybe you think I am an Indian spammer
(10:39:17 AM) Visitor: Have a good night. Thanks for the information on how to deal with Indiands
(10:39:20 AM) Teoalida: i
(10:39:23 AM) Visitor: Indians*
(10:39:29 AM) Teoalida: I understand that you are an architect and being spammed by indians
(10:39:33 AM) Teoalida: I am not calling you a spammer
(10:39:51 AM) Teoalida: I am asking how successful is your experience in architecture
(10:40:07 AM) Visitor: It is quite successful
(10:40:20 AM) Teoalida: because mine was a failure
(10:40:26 AM) Teoalida: how did you made it successful?
(10:40:27 AM) Visitor: I won’t disclose my income, though
(10:40:47 AM) Visitor: Are you a graduated architect?
(10:41:09 AM) Teoalida: Let me disclose my income… 5000 USD earned in 4 years in which I offered architecture services
(10:41:23 AM) Teoalida: and now I am earning from IT same sum, but per month
(10:42:30 AM) Teoalida: I am not graduated, well this isn’t a problem. The main problem is that 9 of 10 people who contacted me wanted floor plans for FREE!!!
(10:42:54 AM) Visitor: Yes, I know how that works
(10:42:56 AM) Teoalida: so I am asking if you have a website similar with mine
(10:43:10 AM) Visitor: So you’re not doing architecture anymore?
(10:43:18 AM) Teoalida: because making a website like this + live chat made me filled up by indians wasting my time looking for free services
(10:43:44 AM) Teoalida: the PAYING customers were another problem, most wanted so many revisions for their project that I never enjoyed architecture job
(10:44:03 AM) Teoalida: read full story http://www.teoalida.com/design/housing/#leaving-architecture-business
(10:44:14 AM) Teoalida: if you want some US projects from me let me know
(10:45:45 AM) Teoalida: also do you happen to know who is this? http://www.teoalida.com/offtopic/big-collaboration-offer/ , also any opinions about this chat is welcome
(10:47:59 AM) Teoalida: One of the architects that I employed is from Philippines and he earn $2000 per month after 20+ years of career, he PROVED how poorly is paid architecture and convinced me to quit job, can you prove that architecture is well paid?
(10:53:30 AM) Teoalida: how long takes to design a house in average? how do you deal with customers who change mind often and ask 10+ revisions for a house?
(10:55:12 AM) *** Visitor 18194036 has left ***

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