How did WSO decide that the website would have a monkey theme?

Was there any intense analysis done behind the decision? Or did the founders just decide that bankers are like monkeys and run with it?

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May 29, 2018

Roseanne Barr was spit-balling ideas and the founders overheard her

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May 30, 2018
Black Magic:

Roseanne Barr was spit-balling ideas and the founders overheard her is an inherently racist person. Not like modern-day racist either - you should hear what he says about the Irish and Italians

May 29, 2018


May 29, 2018

It was originally a forum for monkey enthusiasts and slowly transformed into a finance forum as its users struggled to find lucrative careers that afforded the high costs of raising primates.

Obviously the monkey was kept around to pay homage.

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May 29, 2018

Oh wow. Very enlightening. I heard Apple also began as a basket manufacturer for apple orchards.

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Jun 26, 2018

Actually, it was a hippie commune. Some business dude tricked a bunch of free loving wannabe socialists to work for him.

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May 29, 2018

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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May 29, 2018