So I am truly convinced that I am not ever ever ever getting paid for this shop. I was to sound really sad, not in tears, but super sad that a relative passed and he only has 24 hours to live according to doctors.
Everything went smooth on my part (almost) and especially the funeral director's part.
So now he is really showing empathy and asked me if i'm ever in town, would i like a tour of the home. I said yes i would. He said tell me when will you be in town and i said in 2 WEEKS... LIKE REALLY????!!!!... 2 WEEKS? LOLOLOLOL... MY LOVED ONE ONLY HAS 24 HOURS BUT I WILL BE THERE IN 2 WEEKS? He did not even skip a beat with this one. He found it necessary to remind me that my uncle only has 24 hours and i changed and said 1 week... REALLY???? , so he decides to make a suggestion since i was totally confused. He said that when the time comes for my uncle's passing, they will contact the funeral home in my area and have him transferred.
I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHY I'M ABOUT TO FILL OUT THIS REPORT. IT WAS SO MUCH TO REMEMBER. OH WELL. LESSON LEARNED.
I think you should call your scheduler and tell her what happened, it will be up to them if they accept the shop. To me it does not sound like the scenario played out as credible. As shoppers we need to be prepared for our scenario, even if it is just a $5 phone shop. The investment of taking the time to try and think ahead to what questions might be asked is worth it. You will find your niche and what shops you like to do. Then you will do them over and over so you might as well do them correctly right from the beginning. Not only does doing a shop that is not accepted hurt the shopper because they don't get paid, it makes the MSP look bad because they either submit a shop that is unsatisfactory or they may end up having to get another shopper which is more work for them and could delay a whole project getting to the client.