Originally Posted by HarryT
That's why I said that I supply him with the paint, but I just refuse to pay him for his labour. But hey, according to some, he shouldn't be annoyed with me. After all, the fact that I've refused to pay him doesn't mean that I refuse to pay everybody, and I might perhaps pay him some money at some indeterminate point in the future, so what does he have to complain about?
It's not what actually happened.
In reality, the painter painted my
fence, I paid him, I clicked a magical button, and your fence was magically painted as an exact copy of my one without any extra effort, with your own paint, which was not reduced in quantity in the process.