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WSO User GuidelinesPlease read in the WSO User Guidelines in detail before posting to WSO....
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Here Is How Your Beliefs Can Affect Your WorkThis summer, I’ve made it a goal as much as I can, and of the books I’ve read/listened to so far, “The Only Three Questions that Count” by Ken Fisher both have forced me to be aware of my own decision making and thought processes. This article on the Enterprising Investor discusses how one...
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Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot-CampFinancial modeling is a skill that any investment banking analyst will have to master. Although the majority of investment banks and other financial firms now have formal training programs, many students and prospective finance professionals are choosing enroll in self-study financial modeling train...
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WSO App?I've been a member of WSO for the past couple months and usually I usually comment, post, etc on my Mac (since it's currently the best option).However, I am not always on my Mac and have been encountered situations where I have to go on WSO while using my phone. But I find it somewhat harder to use ...
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How can WSO Get Better?Dearest Fellow Primates, It's been a while since I reached out and asked for advice, so I thought I would take the time now to explain what we've done recently, what we're working on and see how we could make the site better for YOU. ### Design So we just changed this to a tabbed design with icon...
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Thank you for subscribing to WSO's Push Notifications**What can you expect?** We will always respect your time and message you once per week (max) with only the best deal/s or best content. Stay tuned and thanks for subscribing! Patrick *Chief Monkey & Founder*...
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Congratulations and Thank You - Get Ready for Your WSO Cover Letter ReviewCongratulations on your purchase of the famous WSO Cover Letter Review! You are in great hands and we can't wait to get started. In order for us to get started and assign you a professional reviewer, we need you to do two things: 1. Fill out this questionnaire in detail: https://www.wallstreeto...
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WSO - 12 Year Anniversary - Damn, I'm OldSo LinkedIn just reminded me that WSO has officially turned 12... this is insane to me. What were you doing in 2005? Damn...time flies. -Patrick...
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Northwestern Mutual Financial Rep. Summer InternshipSo i'm a sophomore. I just got accepted into the summer internship program at NWM. I want to accept my offer but from what I understand it's not that great of an internship. I guess I did my research too late. I know how shitty it can be so please save those comments. I'm just wondering if it will h...
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Pomona College vs. Georgetown Business (Undergrad)Hey guys, I'm currently a high school senior choosing which college I should go to for finance/economics, picking between Pomona College and the undergrad business school at Georgetown. Pomona college has the resources of Claremont Mckenna College and Harvey Mudd college for some of the best compute...
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Suggestions for incoming BB S&T SAI'll be starting at a BB this summer for Sales and Trading. My rotations will be for exclusively sales desks. I have a good chunk of time before my internship starts so I feel as though I should be preparing. As an econ major with essentially no background in any types of products, markets or techni...
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Recent Site UpdateAfter the recent site update, there have been a bunch of bugs/errors thrown. 1) Threads are showing multiple pages (sometimes 10+) with minimal comments (...
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Invest Like the Street Program?Has anyone heard of the Invest Like the Street Program? I am a current undergrad looking for online classes to better my modeling skills, and I saw an ad for this program on LinkedIn. Outside of their own website I cannot find much of anything about the company/program. The website is below: https:...
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WSO appears to have deleted my postI think everyone should be aware that, as far as I can tell, WSO removed a post of mine. I for one would like to know why. I posted to the Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot-Camp thread, [here](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/financial-valuation-modeling-boot-camp): I made my post at 12:...
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An idea to make career path decisions easier...I have an idea on how to make career path decisions easier for us. We all have questions regarding the career opportunities that would be suitable for our current position, or questions about how to get to a certain position. I thought instead of having to read through so many postings and going ov...
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BEFORE you post a rant and get useless advice...Think about how WSOers can best help you! If you got a few offers for school/work... congrats that you can now brag a little! But don't just ask us to rank prestige for you, please? Get best advice by giving good context in clean bullet formats! Useful context can include your background or prefer...
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Can you kill the clickbait-y pictures / links?Can you please stop putting the cheesy / clickbait-y pictures and links to forum topics in the footer? It makes the site feel less credible and more spammy....
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Have an Undergraduate Business School Forum apart from the Graduate Business School + GMAT ForumI see so many undergraduate business school threads on the Business School + GMAT Forum, and I don't know if they necessarily belong there. It would be so much better for both undergraduates and post-graduates to have their own threads. Thanks!...
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Ebolamonkey and Clickbait Threads### Ebolamonkey I usually don't have a problem with people on the site but ebolamonkey has pushed the envelope too much. He keeps messaging me links to his site/youtube that I'm sure some of the other frequent users have received. This is really starting to get annoying and I have since blocked hi...
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O&G, Energy, Commodities, News/Podcast Suggestions?Hey guys, I am just curious for those of you who are into energy markets, and more specifically O&G are listening to/reading. Most of the threads on this topic on WSO at the moment are dated (mostly pre-crash RIP). So I was wondering if anyone found any new gems down the pipe. Currently I mostly l...
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Following list@WallStreetOasis.com" I know that we can see the people who we follow but I have noticed there isn't any way we can see the list of people who follows us?...
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Image upload testimg upload testing...
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WSO jump to SSLSorry, WSO was down for a bit over the last hour or so... we just made the jump to SSL to make the site more secure. Thanks, Patrick...
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New WSO Home Page Redesign is Live!Hey guys, as you can probably tell, we just released a dramatically different version of the home page. It still needs some polishing now that we can see it on live with real updated / data, but by and large, what we did was the following: 1. For logged out visitors, we tried to focus more on get...
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200,000 Threads + Millions of Comments on WSO - The Merge & Purge ProjectJust wanted to give Nick, our resident Excel guru, a big shout out for helping us merge and purge thousands upon thousands of discussions over the 10+ year history of WSO. Below is a sneak peak into what he has been doing for the past 6 months. We have at least another year to go before we could e...
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Quoting issueThe quoting feature is messed up. When I quote someone's post, it adds all this text about "I am flagging to report this content as..." and "Spam exists only to promote..." etc etc. I keep having to manually remove all this extra text every time I quote...
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New Moderator Tools on WSOSo as some of the registered members may have noticed, we have just pushed live a new set of moderator tools... modeled after the genius way Stack Overflow moderates their community. So basically, before we had a "report violation" link on every piece of content that would send the content to a ta...
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Dowtrader system, free algorithm signalsAre you familiar with financial products such as CFDs, futures and options? In search for a high profit, no high or hidden costs and everything in your own control? Then you should check out the profits of Dowtrader at www . dowjones-trader . com ...
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Bookmarks not working?I looked at the FAQ to make sure I'm not screwing this up, but I am not seeing any of the individual replies within a thread that I bookmarked showing up in 'My Bookmarks' under my profile. Am I doing this wrong somehow? Is there an option to page through bookmarks similar to how you can page throu...
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WSO: What Do You Hate and/or Love?Dearest Fellow Primates...I feel like it's time for another assessment on WSO and hear from you where you think we should be focusing our efforts the most. Before we talk about where we should go, let's recap what we have done recently: #### New Server & Software This past Saturday we upgraded ou...
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Percentile and RankHow often are the banana point rankings and percentiles updated? I've been at the same number for a couple weeks and I was just curious to see how much I've posted compared to other users. Also, it would be cool to see the users above and below you in points when you click rank in addition to the t...
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Congratulations and Thank You - Get Ready for Your WSO Resume and Cover Letter ReviewsCongratulations on your purchase of the famous WSO Resume and Cover Letter Review Package! You are in great hands and we can't wait to get started. In order for us to get started and assign you a professional reviewer, we need you to do two things: 1. Fill out this questionnaire in detail: http...
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Congratulations and Thank You - Get Ready for Your WSO Resume ReviewCongratulations on your purchase of the famous WSO Resume Review! You are in great hands and we can't wait to get started. In order for us to get started and assign you a professional reviewer, we need you to do two things: 1. Fill out this questionnaire in detail: http://www.wallstreetoasis.co...
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Congratulations and Thank You - Get Ready for Your 5 Hour Wall St Mentor Session + Resume ReviewCongratulations on your purchase of the Wall St Mentor 5 Hour Session Package which includes a WSO Resume Review (or an extra hour session, up to you)! If you do not get follow up instructions or a welcome e-mail in 5-10 minutes, please follow these steps: 1. Check your spam folder 2. Check your...
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Congratulations and Thank You - Get Ready for Your 3 Hours of Wall St Mentor SessionsCongratulations on your purchase of the Wall St Mentor 3 Hours Session Package! If you do not get follow up instructions or a welcome e-mail in 5-10 minutes, please follow these steps: 1. Check your spam folder 2. Check your e-mail server settings to make sure you can get e-mails from Patrick@wa...
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Congratulations and Thank You - Get Ready for Your 1 Hour Wall St Mentor SessionCongratulations on your purchase of the Wall St Mentor 1 Hour Session! If you do not get follow up instructions or a welcome e-mail in 5-10 minutes, please follow these steps: 1. Check your spam folder 2. Check your e-mail server settings to make sure you can get e-mails from Patrick@wallstreeto...
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Why does the chat even exist? Dead af@AndyLouis" , @WallStreetOasis.com" . Self-explanatory. Forums are much more popular. Irritating little black bug at the corner of my screen....
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Deleting CommentsAll dudes and dudettes should have the option of deleting one of their own comments in addition to editing it (with the usual caveat that it hasn't been quoted yet). This would remove a lot of clutter on the site, where bros accidentally double post and such. OP's can already do this for the OP itse...
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Mark Read buttonCan a 'Mark Read' button be added to the forum so users can clear out the 'x new' counts on threads without having to access every single one?...
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Consultancy in BangaloreLayoffs raining good news for the Start up industry ! ! Globalization means lots to us and that does not matters to two thirds of the population in the world and at no time in the history of the universe has the cancellation of Christmas orders in California meant layoffs in India. A recession is ve...
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Which one is best Airbnb or CorporateHousingByOwnerI want to rent out my home in Austin; Please suggest me a good website where I can list my home to find a best and high paying tenant. I have checked two websites Airbnb and CHBO which one you suggest? CHBO is paid but still I think I should go for it what do you suggest?...
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Should I transfer to NYU as an Economics major or stay at Fordham University as a Finance major? (starting in spring 2017)**REALLY URGENT AND I REALLY DO APPRECIATE YOUR HELP AND INPUT!! : ** I'm currently studying finance at Fordham University but I haven't really liked it much during my time here and I also want to get my degree from a more prestigious university, so I applied for a transfer and was accepted into NYU...
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Should I transfer to NYU as an Economic major or Northeastern as a Finance major? [Urgent, making decision very soon] I’m currently at a private school studying finance but really don’t like it here at all and so I applied as a transfer to Northeastern and NYU. I was accepted into Northeastern’s business school as a finance major and to NYU as an economics major. In the grand scheme of things, I’m looking t...
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The Morning BrewLooking for a great way to stay up to date on daily happenings in business and finance? Look no further than [The Morning Brew](http://www.morningbrewdaily.com). It's a great resource to prepare for interviews and to stay informed during hectic summer internships. ...
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Database of US Financial Institutions who provides H1B visaHello, I created a list of financial institution who sponsor visa H1B, you can answer from your experience and see the complete list in this google form. https://goo.gl/forms/DsHnwofOxdAD7WOy1...
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New WSO ServerHey guys! We are changing our server to a faster one so we'll be in read-only mode for the next couple hours. We'll be back soon. Thanks!...
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SortingCan we get the ability to sort bookmarks? Right now they are in a seemingly random order, and if I have many pages of bookmarks, it's not that easy to find stuff. It would be nice to sort by date added for instance...
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Could we get a "Networking Forum"?What can I say about networking? Some would say "It's everything." Networking is so important--especially in this industry--that I think it should have its own part of this site. Say I want to start a discussion about networking more effectively. If I'm good at it, what if I want to give a protip?...
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A Plea For WSO to Bring Back Notorious UsersUnfortunately have not been a user of WSO long enough to view the legendary threads by brady or blastoise. I vote that their account and threads be restored so that everyone can view the history. This doesn't mean that they should be given back access but to ensure people joining the forum can see s...
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create new websiteI’m currently searching for a website builder to help me make a site and am very glad I found this article http://www.beautifullife.info/web-design/15-best-free-website-builders/ This is a great review post on website builders. What do you think, whether so create a real store and get him profitab...
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Really dislike how replies and quotes are shownIt's super confusing to have replies shown in the reddit style where everything is going off the main comment. Really hard when you're reading old threads and the replies jump everywhere, especially since there's no way to collapse main comments or sort by ranking, how old a reply is, etc. Definitel...
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Thesis Writing ServiceWe provide unsurpassed dissertation writing services to our valuable clients. Our experts are good at preparing your coursework within the deadline. Dissertation or a thesis is the art of organizing the specifics of the thesis. A prim and proper proposal trails a detailed mapping of necessary method...
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Uploading Attachments over private emailsHow come we can no longer do that anymore , mods? Over private email to other monkeys, it no longer has the upload option. Why is this? Thanks...
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Apartments in NYC: Manhattan vs Brooklyn- Just recently moved to NY - Living in Queens at my pal's apt for now - Been looking to find an apt in either Manhattan or Brooklyn. - Budget: $2000 for me and my roommate (so 1000 each) Now regarding Brooklyn, do any of yall know which areas are actually feasible to live in with such budget and ...
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Private Message Attachments Not WorkingI'm trying to review someone's resume via private message and the attachment function isn't working. We've both tried attaching, and despite the upload saying it went through, the attachments don't come up in the message chain after sending. Please help me based @AndyLouis", you're our only hope...
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WSO in 2016 & Site SuggestionsFellow monkeys, I thought I'd type up a post to keep you all up to date on what's going on with WSO lately and new stuff we're working on now as well as ask for your feedback. I can always count on you to tell me where we are doing well and where we can improve: 1. Nested replies coming soon. In...
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Work experience/Shadowing in London in July?I was just wondering if it was possible to delete a post on the forum as at the moment i just delete the content...
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Sales & Trading - Commodities profile tagsI think I may have mentioned this before... but I think it would be awesome if there was a commodities designation under the Sales & Trading profile tag. Currently guys like myself and @EnergyHOU" are forced to put "other." Not a big deal but with the growing popularity of physicals and some banks s...
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Quantopian Bloomberg TerminalHello, I was curious if anyone has any experience with Quantopian and knows how similar it is to Bloomberg in terms on creating a similar strategy. I had a a couple Bloomberg strategies in college that did quite well and never did much with them and so now want to reproduce them on Quantopian. Is t...
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GroupWise to Office 365 MigrationKernel Office 365 Migrator for GroupWise, a proficient utility to migrate Novell GroupWise emails, contacts, calendar items, sent items, email properties etc. to Office 365 email without any error. The software supports all versions of Novell GroupWise and Windows Operating system....
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WSO Plan for 2015 and Site SuggestionsDearest Fellow Primates, So, just to keep myself on track and accountable, I wanted to write down what our main initiatives are over the next 12 months to make sure we continue to continue to improve the WSO platform, community and services/products. Along those lines, I wanted to outline our pla...
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WallStreetOasis.com: Why don't we use the Reddit/Facebook comment format for the site?This question goes out for all primates out there - I would like your views on this. Is it possible for WSO to use the nested replies for conversations on this forum? I personally find it pretty exasperating when I have to scour the entire webpage when somebody replies to a comment on the thread, es...
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WSO Groups SectionI know that WSO Groups has been gone for a while, but I thought there was some sort of sub-forum or other place where individuals could create groups or their own sub-forums. Does that exist, and if so, how can I create my own private group? Cheers, Idaho...
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Seeing Monkey Shit EverywhereI am seeing a lot of monkey shit being thrown at people who mainly give great advice. Generally, it goes to people who give blunt but true advice. I am also seeing it on literally every forum post. This was never the case about two months ago. Does anyone else notice?...
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Increased Visibility of OP's name in the ThreadThis might be unnecessary for some, but it would be great for the OP's name to be highlighted or filled in (similar to how it is on reddit even though we are not like reddit). This would make it easier for people to know that it is OP responding to a thread rather than having to scroll all the way u...
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Test Forum 4242 The Wall Street Oasis Investment Banking Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of the best discussions created for and replied to by members of the WSO community on the topic of Investment Banking. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A by WSO veterans, to view a...
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Would you guys be interested in a weekly Mega-Monday Thread?Hi Monkeys! I've been sitting on this idea for a few weeks. The idea of this thread is for people to talk about whatever they want. I don't like that the only way discussions are led is if someone goes out of their way to post a question, and then their post may or may not receive any attention a...
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Keep getting "someone replied to you" emailsI turned off the email notifications feature on WSO, but keep getting emails. Any idea how to stop this?...
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Certified User only sectionI completely understand that the business model for WSO is to a) bring in a wide variety of finance people and b) to cross-sell related products, but it seems that every other thread nowadays is an undergrad or intern asking whether they should choose university/group/bank A or B (which realisticall...
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"recent posts" issueHey, anyone else getting old stuff popping up in their "all recent content" section? Looks like it may be some sort of technical glitch... @AndyLouis" @WallStreetOasis.com" ...
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Forum TroubleshootingHey @AndyLouis" & @WallStreetOasis.com" - I just wanted to give you both a heads up and I couldn't find the troubleshooting thread. In this thread (http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/a-monkeys-guide-to-the-gym) I quoted @adapt or die" and responded to a post he made. He then responded to my res...
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WSO New Feature: "Best Response" and FloatingQuick update: last week you may have noticed that we are now highlighting the "Best Response" or comment in discussion threads (determined by silver bananas) Today we also made the change that this best response will "float" to the top...in an effort to get readers the most useful / best respons...
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CFP Study AppHas anyone used a study app to study for the CFP(r) exam? There seems to be a couple out there but I am unsure which ones are worth the money. ...
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WSO in 2016?Dearest Fellow Primates, Usually every few months I ask you all to look critically at how WSO has evolved. A few updates and questions on where you think we should invest next. Latest Changes in 2015 1. We underwent a massive upgrade from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 in 2015 which ensures that we are se...
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New Notifications Bell Feature on WSOFellow Primates, just a quick heads up...for those of you logged in, you may have noticed some changes recently including: 1. A new bell icon next to the mail icon in order to split out actual messages from system notifications. Some users brought up in our user tests that it would be nice if the...
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WSO - What Do You Hate?Ok, time to let me hear it...we just went through a BIG upgrade & redesign, so first off THANK YOU for your patience. I know it wasn't the smoothest jump in the world and things were pretty messed up there for a few weeks! The site is faster and in my opinion, much cleaner/better, but we don't wa...
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Harrassing/spam PMsAm I the only person getting *tons* of bizarre/harrassing/spam PMs from users with names like lavenderpony, sky blue pony, [insert color here] pony? It's actually ridiculous, on the order of 10-20 messages over the course of a few minutes. And I can't block because whoever it is keeps signing up wi...
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forum deletionsThe amount of people posting and then deleting their posts after the fact is getting ridiculous. The whole point of the site is to serve as a repository of knowledge....
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How did you hear about WSO? What made you decide to join?Was wondering how you guys found out about this website? Also will @ @AndyLouis" & @WallStreetOasis.com" so they can use this research for their benefit. I joined the website after hearing on other forums about WSO users. I have known of the website for probably about a year or so and joined in Ma...
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MS Disabled?Can someone point me to a discussion / thread / any topic where it was decided or suggested that MS be limited? I ask because I'd like to see what the logic was behind limiting people's ability to downvote stupid shit from other users. If someone says something that lacks common sense, it would seem...
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Consolidate Groups In Monkeying AroundIt's kind of annoying to scroll down past all the groups every time I check for new content in monkeying around. Maybe make one thread called important groups and link to everything that's on there now?...
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Growing amount of spam on the forumHey can the mods please do something about the growing amount of spam on the forum? You guys need to add a captcha or something to prevent all the spammers from signing up. I've been a long time poster on here but navigating the numerous viagra and other spam ads is getting really annoying....
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Weekly newsletterDoes anyone know how to setup a weekly e-mail newsletter that would show me all the most active / best threads on WSO? Thanks!...
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A couple of recent glitches@wallstreetoasis, @andylouis, I've been encountering problems with tagging users (you included from what I can see above), until recently it was primarily replying to a comment but now it seems to be anytime I post. I also can't use the drop down on my username and inbox. It first happened on mo...
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Income Statement Financial ResearchHi all, This semester I'm taking a class that allows me to pick a topic and quantitatively analyze it using software like Stata. I've decided to research the relationship between monetary policy and banks' interest and trading earnings. I'm currently in the data collection process, and collecting...
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Sunnyside Queens Sublet $850/moThe Situation and Who We are Looking For: We are preferably looking for a short term subtenant with the possibility of long term for the right person. One of us is moving out for 3 months (March, April, and May). We would prefer a responsible adult with a good credit score and a job in a respectabl...
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Catchy 3 bedroom rental apartments near to marketThis air-conditioned 3 bedroom house is located in the very heart of Sydney, the perfect inner city base. ...
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Company CompensationAm I the only guy who is pissed off by all these 0-year analysts posting their starting salary and $0 bonus? It just clogs up the site and gives absolutely no information we don't know. On another note -- any way users can add clarifying comments? Some of the salary/bonus ranges for some companies ...
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Can you kill the scroll hijack?The "smooth scroll" hijack is kind of annoying. I would suggest removing it -- I think the browser's native scrolling functionality is adequate. Thanks much....
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Country Night SuggestionsI am looking for some assistance on a Country music themed night we have at my bar. What can we do to spice up the night? We already have a dj, dancing, drink specials, live music and occasionally the mechanical bull. We get a decent amount of guests but not enough to pack the club out. ...
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Thread PreviewWhat happened to the ability to preview threads by hovering over their title? Is this going to come back?...
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BMO Capital Markets - Summer Analyst - Final Round Interview AdviceHey guys, I was invited for my Final round interview at BMO Capital Markets for a summer analyst role. Apparently its 3 back-to-back interviews, then a cocktail reception. Was hoping if anyone knows what kind of questions I should expect? and how I should go about preparing? Thanks...
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A Printfection Review - T-Shirt Printing and Fulfillment with a Nice Dose of Bait & SwitchPrintfection Review - My Experience History Basically, I paid for 1,000 WSO T shirts up front a few years ago with the expectation that it would cost me X to ship it domestically and Y to ship it internationally and Z for the fulfillment of those orders (for the record, we give these T shirts away ...

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