Client has documented his department's strategy for a multi-year project and asks me to create a presentation for an "objectives review" meeting with him:
Client: I want you to come up with something.
Me: Why don't you just show me your strategy document?
Client: Oh I can't do that!
Me: Why not?
Client: All the financials are in there.
Me: So, take the financial pages out and show me the rest.
Client: It's all under lock and key...I just want to make sure that you will be able to meet your objectives.
Me: You mean the ones that you aren't going to show me?
Of note - this one is NOT my client any more.