1/17/11

I can not take another clueless high school asking for advice then question the advice I give. I dont care where your going to college. I did that too...... 5 years ago. You dont know much high school seniors and I hate to say too dumb or naive to know when someone is tossing you a bone. Enjoy prom, your ford mustang and senior week.

Please skip over me and move on to next person down on the banana board or whatever method you use to PM people.

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1/17/11

This is more general, but here's my bit for high school and college students alike - stop PMing me questions and actually post on the forums. I'm much less inclined to write you a thoughtful response if I know you're the only one that's going to read it - I'd much rather post publicly so other monkeys can benefit as well. Also, it just generally makes you seem like you think you're more important than everyone else, which leaves a bad taste in my mouth. If you have an issue you think I might be able to help out with (due to my background, not just because you want an opinion from everyone on the SB leaderboard) - post a thread and PM me a link. Then I can share for everyone's benefit, not just you.

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1/17/11

Hey, I've been meaning to ask you: who should I take to homecoming? I think Alyssa Smith should provide me with the best networking opportunities. Thoughts?

1/17/11

Monty, SB for this thread...said what so many of us have been wanting to say for so long...

1/17/11

yo guy energy is rodeo is bullchit! I don't want to trade equities in Dallas ok...

In reply to marcellus_wallace
1/18/11
marcellus_wallace:

yo guy energy is rodeo is bullchit! I don't want to trade equities in Dallas ok...

English is a hard language to learn.

In reply to PossumBelly
1/18/11
Cartwright:
marcellus_wallace:

yo guy energy is rodeo is bullchit! I don't want to trade equities in Dallas ok...

English is a hard language to learn.

Am I the only one who thought his post was sarcasm?

Most people do things to add days to their life. I do things to add life to my days.

Browse my blog as a WSO contributing author

1/18/11

hahaha

cartwright needs to read my oher post

In reply to APAE
1/18/11
A Posse Ad Esse:
Cartwright:
marcellus_wallace:

yo guy energy is rodeo is bullchit! I don't want to trade equities in Dallas ok...

English is a hard language to learn.

Am I the only one who thought his post was sarcasm?

I don't understand how no on gets this. This is from when some random kid called monty....it was meant to be a joke clearly received wrongly

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1/18/11

i highly doubt it was random.

1/18/11

who wants some silver bananas...

first black md's from gs to start an energy focused pe shop?

In reply to CaptK
1/18/11
CaptK:

This is more general, but here's my bit for high school and college students alike - stop PMing me questions and actually post on the forums. I'm much less inclined to write you a thoughtful response if I know you're the only one that's going to read it - I'd much rather post publicly so other monkeys can benefit as well. Also, it just generally makes you seem like you think you're more important than everyone else, which leaves a bad taste in my mouth. If you have an issue you think I might be able to help out with (due to my background, not just because you want an opinion from everyone on the SB leaderboard) - post a thread and PM me a link. Then I can share for everyone's benefit, not just you.

This times 100. And if for some reason things take a more private turn into areas that might be uncomfortable in the public forums, most of us are adept enough to pick up on this and would be happy to initiate the PM when deemed necessary.

1/18/11

monty any other information about these two former goldman md's

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1/18/11

actually only one

1/18/11

hmmmm...this is quite difficult

The answer to your question is 1) network 2) get involved 3) beef up your resume 4) repeat -happypantsmcgee

WSO is not your personal search function.

1/18/11

Eric Mullins. Not sure he started it though

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"Well, you can do whatever you want to us, but we're not going to sit here and listen to you badmouth the United States of America."

In reply to Eric Stratton
1/18/11
Eric Stratton:

Eric Mullins. Not sure he started it though

I looked into him he didn't start it thats the problem I can't figure out.

The answer to your question is 1) network 2) get involved 3) beef up your resume 4) repeat -happypantsmcgee

WSO is not your personal search function.

In reply to bfin
1/18/11
blackfinancier:
A Posse Ad Esse:
Cartwright:
marcellus_wallace:

yo guy energy is rodeo is bullchit! I don't want to trade equities in Dallas ok...

English is a hard language to learn.

Am I the only one who thought his post was sarcasm?

I don't understand how no on gets this. This is from when some random kid called monty....it was meant to be a joke clearly received wrongly

Yeah. That + LSO reference = profit, at least in my book.

Most people do things to add days to their life. I do things to add life to my days.

Browse my blog as a WSO contributing author

1/18/11

Will obtaining a Series 7 help me break into investment banking? I'm also working on a finance certificate at a community college.

Just kidding =]

Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions.

-Niccolo Machiavelli

1/18/11

monty you have had a string of bad luck with regard to these kids... I'd love to be see you post the PM and your response to the next kid to do this... Cuz you know they aren't going to read this post anymore than they read the ones that actually answer the questions they are asking... Too funny tho.

You forgot to tell them to make sure they dump their girlfriend so they can enjoy a summer of freedom and to sign all their friends' yearbooks with "Hey call me sumtime this summa and we'll party fo sho! J Dawg 867 - 5309"

1/18/11

eric mulliins was on the team to start limerock resources

1/18/11

good job eric

The answer to your question is 1) network 2) get involved 3) beef up your resume 4) repeat -happypantsmcgee

WSO is not your personal search function.

In reply to APAE
1/18/11
A Posse Ad Esse:
blackfinancier:
A Posse Ad Esse:
Cartwright:
marcellus_wallace:

yo guy energy is rodeo is bullchit! I don't want to trade equities in Dallas ok...

English is a hard language to learn.

Am I the only one who thought his post was sarcasm?

I don't understand how no on gets this. This is from when some random kid called monty....it was meant to be a joke clearly received wrongly

Yeah. That + LSO reference = profit, at least in my book.

It's a Liar's Poker reference...

1/18/11

i dont understand why high school kids are already thinking about IB. I only thought about vag when I was in high school

"Look, you're my best friend, so don't take this the wrong way. In twenty years, if you're still livin' here, comin' over to my house to watch the Patriots games, still workin' construction, I'll fuckin' kill you. That's not a threat, that's a fact.

In reply to Will Hunting
1/18/11
Will Hunting:

i dont understand why high school kids are already thinking about IB. I only thought about vag when I was in high school

and sports

"Look, you're my best friend, so don't take this the wrong way. In twenty years, if you're still livin' here, comin' over to my house to watch the Patriots games, still workin' construction, I'll fuckin' kill you. That's not a threat, that's a fact.

1/18/11

you should all be worried about bitches andmasturbation instead of IBD

1/18/11

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1/18/11

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