Why is this forum all 15 year olds?

Posts on this forum now:

  1. High school students debating about 9 vs 10 figure salaries for HF and PE partners with intensive math to back it up

  2. Stock pitches of the most momo tech names over the past year, all of which are 20-30x revenue 

  3. a post calling for value investing's death in favor of momentum trading

Is this the top?

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Comments (36)

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
Apr 20, 2021 - 9:46pm

I'm WEAK. Could not agree more, this has to be one of the most accurate posts on this site in recent weeks. So many random kids asking about comp and then there's this idiot kid named PodMonkey who posts the dumbest shit possible. There is one kid here that I respect and who know's his shit -- shaquille_oatmeal_official. Man if I knew the shit this kid knew when I was 17 life would be so different. 

Apr 21, 2021 - 11:56am

I started posting on this site when I was 13 but this is like my 10th account. Now I am 18 tho so I've probably been on this site longer than most people going off the average person is a college student or young analyst.

  • Research Analyst in HF - Other
Apr 22, 2021 - 2:01pm


I started posting on this site when I was 13 but this is like my 10th account. Now I am 18 tho so I've probably been on this site longer than most people going off the average person is a college student or young analyst.

Uhh what the grammar? pls fix

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Apr 20, 2021 - 11:19pm

You really start to wonder about many things when living in parents basement

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  • Prospect in IB-M&A
Apr 21, 2021 - 12:05am

The posts you're complaining about are just as painful to read as this one. It's a miserable cycle: aforementioned 15 year olds post trash... bitter monkeys post trash in response to the 15 year old's trash... aaand repeat

Apr 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

Look, anyone who is an adult appreciates time a lot more than younger people. If you are in your 30s, have a job, family, kids, and a dog or cat... where exactly would you take the time to post on WSO?

Hanging out on internet forums, reddit, forums, chat rooms, et al is for people who have nothing more serious to do.

And yeah, I hang out here because I am WFH and have a tab with WSO open to have some variety from creating slideware or having awful calls with my team.

Apr 22, 2021 - 12:20pm

Ooo so the verified are even more exclusive now without their API!!

Go all the way

Apr 22, 2021 - 3:14pm

I remember when you actually had to be asked to be verified way back in the day, and it had to come from your work email. How's that for being old. 

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  • Research Analyst in HF - Other
Apr 22, 2021 - 2:07pm

Leveraged Bro Out's post was just a trap to catch 18 year olds, and look who we caught

Apr 22, 2021 - 5:22pm

While this may be true for some, people in professional capacities spend the same amount of time on shit that I consider stupid aka religiously following professional sport leaderboards. Adults do have time for WSO, they just choose to spend it on activities that are more stimulating for them, like following sports. 

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Apr 21, 2021 - 7:36pm

To be frank, I have gotten to an age in life where there are less good years in front of me as behind.  I made it a resolution to share more.  Even total strangers on a very good board.  I have had a handful of folks already reach out and we have spoken for half hour at a time.

I owe.  I have red in my ledger that i need to clear.  Sharing experiences and wisdom is the one currency I have to give back. I have learned to make time.  Its like charity work...without having to run the bake sale.



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Apr 22, 2021 - 5:49pm

Im 12 yo and wat is this

Never discuss with idiots, first they drag you at their level, then they beat you with experience.

  • 1
Apr 23, 2021 - 1:18pm

Am in my senior year of high school and mainly just read here for advice on schools and recruiting. I just try to soak all the information up when I am bored. I never really feel comfortable commenting anything as you guys know much more. shaquille_oatmeal_official you know your stuff bro

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