How Does it Feel to Know that You are Dumber than the Financiers who Came Before You

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New research published this week examining the IQ scores of men born between 1962 and 1991 has found that scores increased between 62 and 75, but have been dropping steadily since.

How does it feel to know that you probably have less brain power than the people who worked in finance before you?

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Jun 15, 2018

I can make the same amount of money with less brain power? Double win

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Jun 15, 2018

Clearly you fall into this category...I am a bit perplexed how you make the leap from general population to finance here.

Jun 15, 2018

How Does It Feel To Know That You Are Dumber Than The Posters Who Came Before You

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Dec 10, 2018

Seconding this, pls refer to OP's thread on cracking jokes during an interview. Just about sums up everything.

thots and prayers

Dec 11, 2018

I'm sorry, but what did you just say about me you little b****

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Dec 10, 2018

Take a look through your highlight reel:
https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/why-dont-in... https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/cracking-jo...

you're 110% dumber than the ones before you mate

thots and prayers

Dec 12, 2018

Cocaine is a hell of a drug

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Jun 15, 2018

IQ tests are bullshit for anything but their originally intended purpose.

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

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Dec 10, 2018

I have room temperature IQ

Dec 12, 2018
m_1:

I have room temperature IQ

Hopefully you live in a non-air conditioned place by the equator.

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Dec 12, 2018

I noticed a distinct lack of evidence and numbers in that article.

Dec 12, 2018
famejranc:

New research published this week examining the IQ scores of men born between 1962 and 1991 has found that scores increased between 62 and 75, but have been dropping steadily since.

How does it feel to know that you probably have less brain power than the people who worked in finance before you?

'Young man, I'd be so happy if I could be as sure about one thing in my life as you are so sure of everything.'
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Dec 12, 2018