Rank the top WSO members in order of...

Who you would most like to have a round of beers with?

Me:
1. Edmundo
1a. TNA - obviously
2. DickFuld the fake one not the real one
3. BlackHat - sharpest tool in the hf shed + good stories
4. rufiolove - you read his post about visiting eddie in Paris?!
5. CompBanker - sharpest tool in the ib/pe/mba shed
6. Simple As... - on par with blackhat but his stories aren't as cool
7. Bondarb - WSO's OG
8. Dingdong08 - he'd treat on all the beers

9. NorthSider - i'd like to try to win an argument against him
10. SirTradesaLot - dude knows his shit
11. Flake - idk why, but i hear he can drink
12. brady4mvp - the man, the myth, the legend, i bet he only drinks smirnoff ice though
13. Marcus_Halberstram - he'd probably want to fight after a few beers, fight club style

Honorable mentions: theking, aaron burr, bankerella, in the flesh, acctnerd, thebrofessor, ssits, blastoise, and shorttheworld

Edit: if you post, don't @mention them every time so they don't get their inbox blown up

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Comments (118)

Jun 18, 2014 - 7:30pm

Trust me, drinking with me is something to be avoided at all costs.

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Jun 18, 2014 - 9:36pm

Oh, I can second that one. Seen it first hand!

Jun 19, 2014 - 3:21pm

TNA:

Trust me, drinking with me is something to be avoided at all costs.

You do get very handsy.

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Jun 19, 2014 - 4:00pm

rufiolove:

Solid Austin Powers reference


shit I wanna watch Austin Powers now

Yo look what I copped:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0033SC2SE/?tag=vrzo04-20

I'm gonna set up late night movie showings in this grassy field. It's gonna be siiiick. Space Jam has a contender for initiation

heister:

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

https://arthuxtable.com/
Jun 18, 2014 - 10:18pm

Some other good choices:

@"going concern"
@"TheKing"
@"duffmt6"
@"louboutins and leverage"
@"Bankerella"
@"missmoneypenny"
@"chicandtoughness"
@"rufiolove"

But, my number one pick would have to be @"Beny23". That would be an incredible evening of social awkwardness.

Jun 18, 2014 - 10:27pm

Great list IMO. I would add @"UFOinsider" and @"EURCHF parity" for their political knowledge.

And yeah, @TheKing should be on the list.

Give a little shout out to Mr. WSO himself @"WallStreetOasis.com" and who wouldn't want to hear about all of @"AndyLouis"'s travels?

@"bankerella" was fantastic, and so was the guy in Guy Fawkes mask who did the videos with @"Edmundo Braverman"

And I'd love to hear war stories from some our OEF/OIF veteran monkeys as well. @"cphbravo96" @"FormerHornetDriver" @"cinnamontoastcrunch" @"happypantsmcgee"

Shout out to @"Aaron Burr" and @"Prestigious Pete"

I also remember the days when I was reading this site while I was in HS. Dan Bush, Miss Ind etc. Been lurking on this site for a long time - just registered though.

Jun 19, 2014 - 3:22pm

Yup... I remember them. Dan Bush was definitely a troll of a bygone era really. I remember Mis Ind too. Jeez, there are some old people who I remember that I'd love to wonder what happened to them. Man... I feel old...

Jun 19, 2014 - 12:45pm

snakeoil:

the guy in Guy Fawkes mask

Midas Mulligan Magoo (or something like that?)

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Jun 19, 2014 - 1:00pm

Anihilist:

snakeoil:

the guy in Guy Fawkes mask

Midas Mulligan Magoo (or something like that?)

Shaddup, do not speak his name in vain.

Under my tutelage, you will grow from boys to men. From men into gladiators. And from gladiators into SWANSONS.
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Jun 19, 2014 - 10:52pm

The person you are thinking of is Midas..

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.

Jun 18, 2014 - 11:22pm

“Millionaires don't use astrology, billionaires do”
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Jun 19, 2014 - 12:27am

I'd have a beer with you Nouveau. But you're buying.

"You stop being an asshole when it sucks to be you." -IlliniProgrammer "Your grammar made me wish I'd been aborted." -happypantsmcgee
Jun 19, 2014 - 10:50pm

I'll join that but I agree with DM

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.

Jun 19, 2014 - 1:19pm

OP, a better question is who on WSO would you like to be your wingman. Got that @"Brady4MVP", @"happypantsmcgee", @"D M", and @"thebrofessor". @"DickFuld" you can tag along pretend to be my rich uncle; you're a very good faker.

[quote=Matrick][in reply to Tony Snark"]

Why aren't you blogging for WSO and become the date doctor for WSO? There seems to be demand.

[/quote] [quote=BatMasterson][in reply to Tony Snark's dating tip]

Sensible advice.

[/quote]
Jun 19, 2014 - 1:10pm

What about GoldenCinderblock ?

speed boost blaze
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Jun 24, 2014 - 12:18pm

torchic:

What about GoldenCinderblock ?


hahaha you got shat on just for mentioning me.

You guys still don't realize I don't care whether you throw shit or bananas? I just want attention. The worst thing you can do is not throw anything.

heister:

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

https://arthuxtable.com/
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Jun 19, 2014 - 4:05pm

i'll throw up a quick list, but don't want to forget anyone

lucky enough to have shared beers with several of these folk already

in no order: rufio, king, frieds, sirtrades, bondarb, commuter, guerrilagrl, tna, eddie, itf, mikesswimn, comp, chicandtoughness, blackhat, flake, simple as, ufo, IP, acctnerd, thebrofressor, apae, going concern, zeroblued, asatar, happypants, monty, aaron burr, bankerella, mr manager, D M, bfin, tony perkis, Duff, northsider, ssits, dingdong, list goes on and on

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Jun 19, 2014 - 10:44pm

...

[quote=Matrick][in reply to Tony Snark"]

Why aren't you blogging for WSO and become the date doctor for WSO? There seems to be demand.

[/quote] [quote=BatMasterson][in reply to Tony Snark's dating tip]

Sensible advice.

[/quote]
Jun 20, 2014 - 12:05pm

A few people off the top of my head, some of whom I've already drank with but wouldn't mind doing it again:

Frieds, ITF, Brady, Andy, Patrick, Eddie, CompBanker, UFO, Going Concern, Torchic, Angus Mc, Duffmt, SSit, SFbanker, TNA, cpk, HFFBall, DickFuld, Short, CaR

Currently: future neurologist, current psychotherapist Previously: investor relations (top consulting firm), M&A consulting (Big 4), M&A banking (MM)
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Jun 19, 2014 - 10:51pm

Bondarb
Gray Fox
DontMakeMeShortYou
KennyPowersCFA Simple As

And that weird asian guy Human or whatever his name was, who did the bankerella hate post / dating advice

I hate victims who respect their executioners
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Jun 19, 2014 - 11:51pm

BlackHat:
that weird asian guy Human or whatever his name was, who did the bankerella hate post / dating advice

this x 100
Jun 20, 2014 - 8:01am

SirTradesaLot:

BlackHat:

that weird asian guy Human or whatever his name was, who did the bankerella hate post / dating advice

this x 100


Can't believe I forgot him, would add to my list.
Currently: future neurologist, current psychotherapist Previously: investor relations (top consulting firm), M&A consulting (Big 4), M&A banking (MM)
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Jun 20, 2014 - 7:41am

nominating myself...due to hustle

I eat success for breakfast...with skim milk
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Jun 20, 2014 - 8:53am

Swagon, definitely would want to see what that guy is like

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for freedom of thought which they seldom use.
Jun 20, 2014 - 11:25am

i met him at a happy hour, we talked for 15min before he lead on to who he was. normal guy in person, you'd never know

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Jun 20, 2014 - 8:56am

@"Flake"
@"Mortimer Duke"
@"Randolph Duke"

Follow the shit your fellow monkeys say @shitWSOsays

Life is hard, it's even harder when you're stupid - John Wayne

Jun 20, 2014 - 9:05am

heister:

@Flake

@Mortimer Duke

@"Randolph Duke"

LOL

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Jun 20, 2014 - 9:41am

GoldenCinderBlock and TonySnark - I need to see them in the same place so I stop suspecting it's the same guy posting under two accounts.

Those who can, do. Those who can't, post threads about how to do it on WSO.
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Jun 20, 2014 - 9:42am

Bankerella, SirTradesaLot, Edmundo, and BlackHat all the way.

“Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.”
Jun 20, 2014 - 9:57am

I'd meet up with the CU chat gang, although cka would probably end up wearing my skin..

@"captainkoolaid"
@"CaR"
@"ucmaroon47"
@"HFFBALLfan123"
@"jbone24" (i still hate you)

This to all my hatin' folks seeing me getting guac right now..
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Jun 20, 2014 - 7:21pm

Cruncharoo:

I'd meet up with the CU chat gang, although cka would probably end up wearing my skin..

@captainkoolaid

@CaR

@ucmaroon47

@HFFBALLfan123

@jbone24 (i still hate you)


Only if I get to crash that party. Should be a fun time.
Currently: future neurologist, current psychotherapist Previously: investor relations (top consulting firm), M&A consulting (Big 4), M&A banking (MM)
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Jun 20, 2014 - 1:00pm

I think we can agree I'm the easiest person to have a beer with here...

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Jun 20, 2014 - 3:34pm

You? In what world are you the easiest to have a beer with?

Jun 20, 2014 - 1:23pm

It would be a privilege and an honor to get a drink with bankerella and have her completely emasculate me and call me a peasant.
A close second would be buying a couple fake HBS fleeces, getting drunk off mike's hard lemonades, and then walking around cambridge with brady.

Jun 20, 2014 - 1:32pm

Don't follow many people, but these are my top picks - learned a lot from those dudes:

@Bondarb - the typical baller;
@Ravenous - smart dude, I actually put something he wrote in my diary;
@"International Pymp" - lol hope can meet him in real life;
@"brandon st randy" - if he can stop that hocker talk!

Last not not least, the one and the only @"Edmundo Braverman"! Really enjoyed his posts.

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Jun 20, 2014 - 1:36pm

huanleshalemei:

Don't follow many people, but these are my top picks - learned a lot from those dudes:

@Bondarb - the typical baller;

@Ravenous - smart dude, I actually put something he wrote in my diary;

@International Pymp - lol hope can meet him in real life;

@brandon st randy - if he can stop that hocker talk!

Last not not least, the one and the only @Edmundo Braverman! Really enjoyed his posts.

I loled at the diary comment

Jun 20, 2014 - 3:55pm

huanleshalemei:

Don't follow many people, but these are my top picks - learned a lot from those dudes:

@Bondarb - the typical baller;

@Ravenous - smart dude, I actually put something he wrote in my diary;

@International Pymp - lol hope can meet him in real life;

@brandon st randy - if he can stop that hocker talk!

Last not not least, the one and the only @Edmundo Braverman! Really enjoyed his posts.

You have a fucking diary?

Under my tutelage, you will grow from boys to men. From men into gladiators. And from gladiators into SWANSONS.
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Jun 20, 2014 - 3:58pm

Flake:

huanleshalemei:

Don't follow many people, but these are my top picks - learned a lot from those dudes:

@Bondarb - the typical baller;

@Ravenous - smart dude, I actually put something he wrote in my diary;

@International Pymp - lol hope can meet him in real life;

@Brandon st randy - if he can stop that hocker talk!

Last not not least, the one and the only @Edmundo Braverman! Really enjoyed his posts.

You have a fucking diary?

LOL! I never cease to be amazed by the posters on here.

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6/20/2014

Dear diary,

Ravenous just posted the funniest thing on the investment banking forum today....

Jun 20, 2014 - 3:46pm

@TNA : Problem is, it's never just one beer...

Metal. Music. Life. www.headofmetal.com
Jun 21, 2014 - 9:52am

Open your own pub. That'll bring you all the honorable mentions you want!

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Jun 21, 2014 - 8:30pm

If we really want to go old school, I remember the first "Happy Hour" had you, me and @"LIBOR", doing dinner and drinks.

Jun 20, 2014 - 7:43pm

Flake:

huanleshalemei:
Going Concern:
Flake:

You have a fucking diary?

I have many diaries. Sometimes when I make a really good entry that's very emotional and lets me have a good cry I'll draw in a little box on the bottom right corner of the page and fill it in with a high single digit number using blue pen.

Dear Going Concern, you will be in my diary tonight... :)

Things just got so wet we're all gonna have to paddle out of here.

No need for alcohol then.

I'd like to see @"Flake" & @"D M" get drunk together.

[quote=Matrick][in reply to Tony Snark"]

Why aren't you blogging for WSO and become the date doctor for WSO? There seems to be demand.

[/quote] [quote=BatMasterson][in reply to Tony Snark's dating tip]

Sensible advice.

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Jun 20, 2014 - 8:21pm

I'd rather finish my night on the table than drunk under it haha. And @shorttheworld that's what happens when you stop posting every 5 minutes - people forget you exist. Let's be nonexistent together bronamath

"You stop being an asshole when it sucks to be you." -IlliniProgrammer "Your grammar made me wish I'd been aborted." -happypantsmcgee
Jun 23, 2014 - 11:07pm

Whatever happened to @JimmyDormandy? He was cool and really knew his shit.

Under my tutelage, you will grow from boys to men. From men into gladiators. And from gladiators into SWANSONS.
Jun 25, 2014 - 9:23pm

Well, a lot of you will have your chance this coming Friday and Saturday for conference...

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Jun 28, 2014 - 12:35pm

I'd really like to drink with blastoise if someone could track him down.

Get busy living
Sep 3, 2014 - 10:19am

My favorite posters are Flake and peinvestor.

Seriously, the way I imagine Flake is exactly like his avatar with his hands folded. Makes me laugh so hard just looking at his picture. And I remember that one post where we wanted to save someone's post by quoting it, so someone else quoted Flake saying he give handjobs behind Denny's. Not sure why I find that so funny, but cracked me up so bad.

And peinvestor, people ask for meaningful advice and he just craps on them instead. He reminds me of this:

And I definitely miss Beny23.

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Jul 8, 2020 - 6:31pm

Goldencinderblock and Isaiah with the numbers and underscores at the same time. Can't imagine them lasting too long before going at it

Jul 8, 2020 - 7:12pm

Man, you necro an entire old thread from 6 years ago, and you post anonymously? It was a treat to read this thread and remember the days before anonymous posting.

Be excellent to each other, and party on, dudes.
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Mar 7, 2021 - 3:49pm

Synergy_or_Syzygy because  not many bankers in SoCal, and I've found a lot of insights from his posts. I go to an east coast placing school, and I'm trying to place in LA so I've just been interested in the advice he's given relating to top places in LA and what they look for in candidates (ex being able to sell why LA).

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