Sufferableness of IB

Hey everyone. Recently I’ve read a lot of sob stories on this forum and I’m curious how true they are across the industry vs bad cultures/bad apples who take to wso to take out their anger. If you are in IB, I’d be curious if you could rank your experience 1-10 1 being physically torturous and 10 being the time of your life. thanks!

 

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