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Comments (17)

  • budfox88's picture

    I judge them based on whether or not they are friends with you.

  • dagro's picture

    if only i had more credits... (i'd give out silver... btw, i think it should be changed to candied bananas - nobody likes them silver - they're inedible)

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    "... then, lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in My sight, shall snuff it."

  • In reply to dagro
    WallStreetOasis.com's picture

    dagro:
    if only i had more credits... (i'd give out silver... btw, i think it should be changed to candied bananas - nobody likes them silver - they're inedible)

    What you fail to realize is each silver banana you receive is immediately exchange it for 3 "real" bananas (3 Banana Points reward for each Silver Banana) in our virtual marketplace. So nobody really holds onto the Silver Bananas, we just keep track of what users were awarded the most. Carry on.

  • DaCarez's picture

    LinkedIn connections are only one of several factors I use in judging someone:

    16.8% - Facebook friend count
    12.7% - LinkedIn connection count
    28.5% - Facebook profile picture
    20.4% - At what firm they work (on LinkedIn)
    21.6% - What do they do there (also on LinkedIn)

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  • dagro's picture

    patrick, any real monkey knows for sure that candied bananas are worth way more than silver bananas, for the reason stated above. in fact, many monkeys have been known to exchange their silver bananas for poo, mostly for texture-related reasons.

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    "... then, lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in My sight, shall snuff it."

  • dagro's picture

    and i rank my friends based on the amount of poo they fling at users from a list i keep secret, to prevent corrupted statistical results.

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    "... then, lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in My sight, shall snuff it."

  • CompBanker's picture

    I don't use LinkedIn and never will. It seems to me that LinkedIn never really gained much popularity in the IB/PE world. It's such a tight knit community that general social networking sites really won't bring much value to someone already in the industry -- other than 100 emails from people looking to get in.

    CompBanker

  • In reply to CompBanker
    dagro's picture

    CompBanker:
    I don't use LinkedIn and never will. It seems to me that LinkedIn never really gained much popularity in the IB/PE world. It's such a tight knit community that general social networking sites really won't bring much value to someone already in the industry -- other than 100 emails from people looking to get in.

    but if you were to, say, interview two identical candidates, you'd naturally jump on the one with 5000 connections, right? unless they were all, like, from IT...

    ..... i'm enjoying this :)

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    "... then, lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in My sight, shall snuff it."

  • CompBanker's picture

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