WSO Happy Hour in NYC - July

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In light of monty09's Houston steak and poker night thread, I thought I'd make one for New York.

Anyone down to meet up for happy hour/dinner/drinks during one of the first weekends in July (8-10th, 16-18th)? I hate to call it a networking event since that sounds too formal and I'm more interested in meeting some new people and having a good time, but if you want to come to grow your rolodex, there's nothing wrong with that.

Coming from out of state, I'm not very familiar with the happy hour scene in the city, so throw out some suggestions if you have any. Not sure if a Friday happy hour would work given our hours (it's training hours though), but I've never heard of Saturday happy hours.

We can set a firm date/location as it gets closer to July. Bring your new analyst buddies, roommates, friends living in the city, girlfriends/boyfriends, moms, etc., and we'll have a good time.

Region: 
United States - South
United States - Northeast

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May 25, 2010

All that will show up are the annoying college kids.

May 25, 2010

Sounds good.

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May 25, 2010

I'd go if it was in late June but I'll be in Russia for about 3 weeks starting July 8. Have fun...next time I'll show up in a monkey suit.

-Patrick

May 25, 2010

hmm this is not a bad idea. would be better if it was on a weekend and no one was wearing suits? most guys that wear suits at bars/lounges are Douche-bags.

May 25, 2010
Guest1655:

most guys that wear suits at bars/lounges are Douche-bags.

If it's clear that you just got off work, I'm ok with that. Jacket is off, sleeves rolled up, top button undone and tie loosened up...it's all good. But these motherfuckers that walk into bars in their JC penny suit thinking they look important...they make me want to get my bottom bitch a cranberry vodka and have her spill that shit all over that d-bag's suit, and then watch as his insecurity and tiny nutsack overtakes him and he actually ends up apologizing and buying her another drink before he goes home to masterbate to anime. fucking fags piss me off

May 25, 2010

If it's in mid-town, I might be interested.

Unfortunately, people will be expecting industry folks to show up and hand out interviews like they're candy. Please bear in mind that most of us can't do that unless we're at the VP+ level. Assuming everyone understands that some of us are here just to show up for a few drinks and just meet in person some of the folks we type with every day, we can make it work.

Some people might prefer weekdays. Most firms are b-cazsh on Fridays, and there's a number of after-work-kinda bars where you won't be a douche if you're wearing a dress shirt and slacks- and you would fit in wearing jeans or shorts and any kind of collared shirt, too.

May 25, 2010

And afterwards please post description of PJC.

May 25, 2010

^^^^ Serious anger issues.

My response is to simply shoot them an odd look and then make it look like I'm trying not to laugh at them. Easy way to get someone who takes themselves too seriously to relax a little and try to fit in a little more. Managed to get a few people to take out pocket hankies or take off jackets in the past.

May 25, 2010

Friday happy hours would probably work best. A bar in midtown would be good. Just gotta make sure its not all prospective monkeys hoping to hit up the experience monkeys for interviews.

May 25, 2010
<span class=keyword_link><a href=//www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/sac-capital rel=nofollow>SAC</a></span>:

Friday happy hours would probably work best. A bar in midtown would be good. Just gotta make sure its not all prospective monkeys hoping to hit up the experience monkeys for interviews.

Exactly. I love you guys, but I have enough people to take care of at work as it stands. If it turns into a networking event, I will have to commit sepuku- I have already been networked to death.

May 25, 2010
IlliniProgrammer:

Exactly. I love you guys, but I have enough people to take care of at work as it stands. If it turns into a networking event, I will have to commit sepuku- I have already been networked to death.

you're really not as important as you think - just sayin bro

May 25, 2010
IlliniProgrammer:
<span class=keyword_link><a href=//www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/sac-capital rel=nofollow>SAC</a></span>:

Friday happy hours would probably work best. A bar in midtown would be good. Just gotta make sure its not all prospective monkeys hoping to hit up the experience monkeys for interviews.

Exactly. I love you guys, but I have enough people to take care of at work as it stands. If it turns into a networking event, I will have to commit sepuku- I have already been networked to death.

Another thing is that it should be a diverse group professionally, not just a bunch of traders jawing about the market or bankers about the latest deal

May 25, 2010

owned.

May 25, 2010

I'm down, sounds fun. (I'm starting ft this summer, fwiw)

BossMode

May 25, 2010

you all are going to be fucking disappointed when you meet each other in person....

May 25, 2010
Affirmative_Action_Walrus:

you all are going to be fucking disappointed when you meet each other in person....

lol

May 25, 2010
Affirmative_Action_Walrus:

you all are going to be fucking disappointed when you meet each other in person....

Yes. When you walk into the bar, the 13 year-old girl trying to get an internship in IBD will go "Ewwww!! I was expecting the troll with green hair, not brown!" :D

May 25, 2010
IlliniProgrammer:
Affirmative_Action_Walrus:

you all are going to be fucking disappointed when you meet each other in person....

Yes. When you walk into the bar, the 13 year-old girl trying to get an internship in IBD will go "Ewwww!! I was expecting the troll with green hair, not brown!" :D

well, if there is a 13 year old girl trying to meet me, then only one of us will wake up the next morning disappointed...

May 26, 2010
Affirmative_Action_Walrus:

you all are going to be fucking disappointed when you meet each other in person....

After reading some of the posts in this thread (but more generally, on this site), I might have to agree. The quality of WSO users has plummeted since I joined this site back in '07. Guys in the industry were replaced with kids who became too old for collegeconfidential.com, all of whom apparently go to HYP and work for GS TMT or MS M&A.

May have to stick with the proven method of meeting friends through friends.

May 25, 2010

im pretty sure that someone here will find out that the person they have trashed on the board every day was an Associate in their group.

May 25, 2010

haha, loving the contempt for college kids

i am gonna fly down there, if this happy hour means a possible chance to get a glimpse of Sir PiperJaffrayChiang

May 26, 2010

can a high school student with a fake ID join?

May 26, 2010
jrotmensen:

can a high school student with a fake ID join?

Just go to Joshua Tree, you'll fit right in.

May 26, 2010

If you're going to do it, do it sometime mid/late-July after first year analysts & associates start.

May 26, 2010

All the summer analysts have training that week of June 7th through the 11th, so having it scheduled in that time frame would enable us to go. I suppose I can't speak for all the SAs, but I would be going simply for a good time.

May 26, 2010
BoomstickBanker:

All the summer analysts have training that week of June 7th through the 11th, so having it scheduled in that time frame would enable us to go. I suppose I can't speak for all the SAs, but I would be going simply for a good time.

your idea of a good time is hanging out with strangers you met on the internet? jesus christ

May 27, 2010

I feel like people would be more hesitant to insult each other without reservation once they meet in person...and that is half the fun of WSO.

I would go though.

Jul 15, 2010

wanna meet up beginning of next week?!

oOo

Jul 15, 2010

Has anything been confirmed for this event? Depending on the roster I might make my way up for the event.

Jul 15, 2010

Never even saw this thread... hah I'd go to meet you guys I could care less about panhandling for a job

Though I guess then my true identity would be revealed

Jul 15, 2010

I'd go just to sit in the corner and laugh at the ensuing comedy

Jul 15, 2010
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Jul 27, 2010
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oOo