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  1. Hangover Remedies

    Fellow Monkey's- 'Tis the season to get head splitting, knuckle dragging, stomach ripping, memory erasing, toilet hugging, diarrhea spraying, shit faced drunk (not that we need to wait for the holidays for that)! When I was younger I used to dre ...

    48 comments - 10 silver bananas - Jan 3 2017 - 11:00am -

  2. Hacks for minimizing the hangover from a night of drinking

    For most people in finance careers, drinking alcohol is inevitable. Post-work drinks with colleagues, dinner out with clients, or bottles on the weekend with friends--it's going to happen. The upside of all that drinking is the camaraderie and bondin ...

    136 comments - 6 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:05pm -

  3. Don't Ask An Investment Banker What They Do

    Mod Note (Andy): Throwback Thursday- this was originally posted 9/27/12 When you're meeting new people, even in casual social situations, the topic of work is never far off. Maybe this is a general commentary on The Texting Generation's lacking ...

    63 comments - 8 silver bananas - May 14 2015 - 12:55pm -

  4. What's your idea of free-time during a 60+ work week?

    I came across this from Wall Street Playboys Finally, this does not mean that you should become a boring frugal monk, it means that you need to learn to have balance. In our view this is going out twice per week... Again, no need to simply believe this mo ...

    16 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 18 2016 - 12:53am -

  5. CNBC Knows Very Little About Beer

    Few things make ITF's blood boil more than a shoddily-constructed, inconsistent, poorly-explained "best of" list. You should have heard my reaction to Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Artists List, or 500 Greatest Songs list (or really, an ...

    88 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 4 2013 - 12:45pm -

  6. WSO NYC Happy Hour: Fri Nov 1 @ The Pony Bar

    Join us @IlliniProgrammer 's favorite watering hole, located on 45th Street and 10th Avenue (NOT THE GALWAY HOOKER), to meet your fellow simians and down some food and drink. 21+ only, please. We won't have our own space this time, but you shoul ...

    43 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 1 2013 - 1:45pm -

  7. Success on Wall Street if you don't smoke, drink, do drugs or hookers.

    I don't drink, smoke, do drugs or hookers. If i am asked to a meeting with a client and refuse to have a drink with everyone will this damamge my career? Also, if i make a lifetime career on Wall Street, what are my chances of success if i don't ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 4 2016 - 7:10pm -

  8. Drinking too much?

    I am not a heavy drinker (1 or 2 socially, 3 to 5 when I'm going out), but I drink very frequently. I go on 1 or 2 dates a week, go out Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and that's 20 drinks right there. Doctors define heavy drinking asmore t ...

    53 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 29 2014 - 11:00am -

  9. Happy Hour Recap: August

    Happy Hour Guest: "This place is a bit more expensive than the Galway Hooker, isn't it?" Me to She: "Have you paid for a drink yet tonight?" Happy Hour Guest: "No..." Me: "So there's no problem, is there?" ...

    24 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 20 2014 - 9:54am -

  10. How Do You Take Your Kool-Aid?

    I was puzzling over the best way to round out Class Warfare Week on WSO when Forbes dropped it into my lap last night- the annual Forbes 400 List of Wealthiest Americans. What better way to illustrate the wealth disparity in America than the vaguely porno ...

    61 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 23 2010 - 2:30pm -

  11. WSO NYC Happy Hour: Thursday, February 26th, 8PM, Galway Hooker

    The next NYC meetup is coming up soon! Join us for happy hour to help fend off post-football season depression. All are welcome. Repeat visitors encouraged! Location: Galway Hooker Pub, we'll be in the Guinness Room (upstairs) http://www.yelp.com/biz ...

    22 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 27 2015 - 12:48pm -

  12. "Beer and Girls" Or "Hookers and Blow?"

    The burning question at the heart of this crass dilemma is this, and it's actually more important than it sounds: Why do you party? Do you party because your life is awesome, or do you party because your life is in a rut? Do you party to partake of t ...

    27 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 9 2013 - 3:45pm -

  13. SPECIAL WSO Happy Hour: The Re-Return of AndyLouis

    Date/Time: Friday, August 14th @ 8pm Location: Galway Hooker, Main Billiards Room (ground floor, all the way in the back) http://galwaypubnyc.com/ 7 E 36th Street, between 5th and Madison HE'S BACK! The only man on WSO who is on record as tying @Frie ...

    15 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 4 2015 - 11:25pm -

  14. WSO NYC Happy Hour: Tuesday, April 28th, 7:30PM, Galway Hooker

    The next NYC meetup is coming up soon! Join us for the first happy hour of the spring season! All are welcome. Repeat visitors encouraged! Location: Galway Hooker Pub, please say "WallStreetOasis" at the door and the bouncers/staff will direct y ...

    17 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 29 2015 - 12:48am -

  15. New York Happy Hour Recap: Feb. 6, 2014

    " @happypantsmcgee, I'll make sure that this bar has fireball whiskey and tequila for you...mixed together."- ITF "Jesus. Awful...I'm not above hitting you."- HPM "Not if you hit the floor first."- ITF Anytime you h ...

    20 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 11 2014 - 2:00pm -

  16. Should you drink with co-workers as an SA if you are under 21?

          Although I know there won't be much time for fun, if I find myself out with other SAs or (more importantly) higher ups in the company, should I not drink where we go? Obviously this insinuates I have another "means" to ...

    28 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 21 2013 - 9:33pm -

  17. Wall Street's Favorite Bars

    Friday. The end of a long week. What better than a craft beer or a nice single malt? Hell, if a frozen silver banana daiquiri with a chocolate shaved fringe on top is your thing...today's the day for it. ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2011 - 11:59am -

  18. WSO NYC Happy Hour: Friday, October 10th, 8PM, Galway Hooker

    ***Note New Date, Oct 10th instead of Oct 3rd**** The next NYC meetup is coming up soon! General admission (even you folks in real estate), all are welcome (though having a respectable drinking record is a plus). Originally planned for October 3rd, this h ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 10 2014 - 6:00am -

  19. Happy Hour Recap: December

    Mod Note (Andy): The next NYC HH is coming up on Jan 10th, 8pm, at the Galway Hooker's Guinness Room (upstairs). More info to come soon "Best one yet. Left a little before midnight...got trashed."- @"karypto" "These need to h ...

    17 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 31 2013 - 2:00pm -

  20. Partying/drinking culture at BBs?

          Let me start off by saying that I do not drink... I am starting at a BB this summer and am worried how well I'll be able to manage my networking ability/social status in the firm without the advantage of being able to 'grab ...

    55 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2010 - 2:33am -

  21. WSO Happy Hour: Wed, 1/20, 7:30pm @ 5th and Mad (formerly known as Galway Hooker)

          The first WSO Happy Hour of 2016 has been scheduled! Come join us for brews, food, and good conversation at 5th and Mad bar (formerly known as Galway Hooker--NOT the one downtown). Date/Time: Wednesday, January 20th @ 730pm Location: ...

    11 comments - 5 silver bananas - Jan 20 2016 - 5:03pm -

  22. Happy Hour Review: WSO Toronto

    It had been a hell of a day to travel anywhere in the Northeast. Winter storm Nemo had just dumped 2 and a half feet of snow in the greater Boston area, and only a little less in New York. I had been planning to visit Toronto for a while to attend a WSO H ...

    14 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 13 2013 - 11:52pm -

  23. JPM Intern E-mail Blast

    Looks like a JPM Summer Intern may be cutting his time at the firm a bit short after a pretty hilarious e-mail he sent out to his colleagues. I really love the quick redaction he makes on the second and third e-mails out to everyone. Lets hope this kid do ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 16 2011 - 5:45pm -

  24. Drinking at corporate functions

          In ethics class today the topic of personal integrity came. We started talking about how what you do in your free time reflects on your firm. The professor suggested that we don't drink at corporate functions. Someone in the clas ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 14 2012 - 9:59pm -

  25. WSO Happy Hour: Wed 9/28, 7pm @5th and Mad (formerly known as Galway Hooker)

    The first WSO Happy Hour of fall season 2016 is upon us! Come join us for brews, food, and good conversation at 5th and Mad bar (formerly known as Galway Hooker--NOT the one downtown). First few attendees get a WSO T-shirt! Date/Time: Wednesday, Sept 28th ...

    7 comments - 5 silver bananas - Sep 29 2016 - 3:18pm -

  26. Happy St. Patty's Day!

    What's better than St. Patrick's Day falling on a Thursday? Nothing, that's what. I love St. Patrick's Day (I know, shocker, right?) because it's a pure drinking holiday, like Mardi Gras or Cinco de Mayo. But that also brings out ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2011 - 6:53am -

  27. WSO NYC Happy Hour: Fri., April 4th, 8pm @ Galway

    The next NYC meetup is coming up Friday, April 4th, hope to see you there! We'll be in the Guinness Room, upstairs. Bring your thirst. Location: Galway Hooker http://galwaypubnyc.com/ 7 E 36th Street, between 5th and Madison How to find the group: Me ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2014 - 11:00am -

  28. Happy Hour Recap: February, Part 2

    "Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear @Frieds..." "F*CK YOU, IN THE FLESH!!!!" This past Happy Hour (the second one held in February!) was notable for a few things, even if it had slightly smaller attendanc ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 11 2014 - 3:00pm -

  29. WSO NYC Happy Hour: Tuesday, June 23rd, 7PM, Galway Hooker

    The next NYC meetup is coming up Tuesday, June 23rd, first WSO meetup of the summer! We'll be in the ground floor lounge, in the back on the right (just before the billiards room). Bring your thirst, especially you, @rufiolove! Location: Galway Hooke ...

    8 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jun 24 2015 - 3:01pm -

  30. Drinking during Lunch?

          What are your thoughts on having an alcoholic drink at lunch? This isn't about getting plastered, but enjoying a drink to go with your meal. Also, how is this issue viewed across areas such as Consulting, PE, IBD, S&T, Fortun ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 23 2009 - 4:40pm -

  31. interests section

          would it be bad to add "social events" or "socializing with friends" to my interests section? Drinking ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2010 - 12:05am -

  32. Is Drinking Good or Bad for Your Network?

          I've been told by many people that drinking with coworkers, or people in your network should be enjoyed with moderation or not at all, which makes sense because it is never good to be known as a sloppy drunk. But if the person yo ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2012 - 5:29pm -

  33. What drink/cocktails to drink before IB interview?

          I was thinking of JB on the rocks or an espresso martini. Is this done frequently? Internship Portfolio Analyst Drinking Alcohol ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2015 - 12:51am -

  34. WSO NYC Happy Hour: Thur., May 8th, 7pm @ Galway

    The next NYC meetup is coming up Thur., May 8th, hope to see you there! (Please note: I've been getting some PMs lately from people claiming they can't find the group. The location of our room is clearly stated in this post below. If you can ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 29 2014 - 2:00pm -

  35. Merry Christmas, WSO!

          I want to take a break from reading the year-end countdowns and "predictions for next year" that have dominated news coverage as 2015 draws to a close to thank WSO for another strong, successful year on many, many fronts. I ...

    6 comments - 4 silver bananas - Dec 24 2015 - 8:30pm -

  36. Getting Old?

    And again a year of banking here in London is over, everybody got their bonus numbers and from judging on M&I it has been worse than last year but not as bad as expected (arguably at some places it was pretty bad). This is the summer time when corpora ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 9 2012 - 6:45pm -

  37. NYC Hedge Fund Director Leads Drinking Team to World Record

    People had many different ways of spending labor day weekend. Some fired up the grill, some went to work on pitchbooks, and some set new world records in drinking. Chris Solarz, a 33 year old director at Cliffwater, lead the team of drinkers to 200 bars i ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 6 2011 - 4:08pm -

  38. Sloshed: How to Drink Before Noon

    best thing I real all day... from newyork.grubstreet.com One of my favorite things about drinking in the morning is just how purposeful it has to be. At night, you can simply have a drink without need for any particular reason. But between the hours of, s ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 26 2012 - 4:56pm -

  39. Best open bar birthday location NYC

    Friend is looking to have a birthday get together and is looking for a bar that has an open bar special so people can come, get a wristband, pay $XX and just drink. Anyone have any ideas for spots that are fun and not outrageously crowded/expensive? ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 16 2013 - 11:16am -

  40. WSO Happy Hour Recap: NYC, Fall 2015

    Thanks to all who came out this past Wednesday night for a fun evening of drinks and conversation (both professional and personal) for the first happy hour of the fall 2015 season. It's the time when all the major sports are going full swing, the wea ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 13 2015 - 8:00am -

  41. Technological Disruption and the Decline of College Bars

    Ah, how technology is constantly changing our culture. It wasn't long ago when you had to plan events weeks or months in advance to get something accomplished. Nowadays, you'd be foolish to do such a thing. Moreover, now college bars are apparen ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2012 - 3:45pm -

  42. Country Night Suggestions

          I am looking for some assistance on a Country music themed night we have at my bar. What can we do to spice up the night? We already have a dj, dancing, drink specials, live music and occasionally the mechanical bull. We get a decent ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2016 - 1:15pm -

  43. WSO NYC Happy Hour: Thursday, January15th, 7:30PM, Three Monkeys

    ***Please note, new location--NOT Galway Hooker!*** The next NYC meetup is coming up soon! Join us for the first happy hour of 2015! All are welcome. Repeat visitors encouraged! Location: The Three Monkeys, we'll have a few high tables reserved near ...

    4 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 14 2015 - 10:17am -

  44. 12 Dos and Dont's of Drinking With Clients

          We've all had that crazy night with clients at the rippers. But I'm sure you all have better tales to tell. What are your drinking with clients horror stories? Lessons learnt? YOLO too hard? http://fir.mx/1FZGZ5r Drinking ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2015 - 10:18am -

  45. WSO Happy Hour: The Return of AndyLouis (Thursday, Aug. 15)

    "I'm telling you, the man can drink."- WSO User Frieds We'll have a special guest in town for this coming WSO Happy Hour--Mr. AndyLouis! He'll be in New York from Buenos Aires in August and is looking for a good time to party with ...

    4 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 28 2013 - 12:12pm -

  46. WSO NYC Happy Hour: Fri., Feb. 28th, 8pm @ Galway

    The next NYC meetup is coming up Friday, Feb. 28th, hope to see you there! Location: Galway Hooker http://galwaypubnyc.com/ 7 E 36th Street, between 5th and Madison How to find the group: Mention "WSO" or "WallStreetOasis" at the door ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2014 - 7:00pm -

  47. Chicago Bars

          www.barballot.com Pretty cool website; a source for many bar specials in one place and you can vote for your favorites. This website was started by a friend of mine. WSO is a great sounding board for startups, let me know what you thi ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2011 - 10:25am -

  48. Jamaica Mon!

          Hello Primates, Are any of my fellow monkeys going to be in Jamaica some time between the 26th of December and 2nd of January? I will purchase the first round for any of you that are if you save me from the estrogen ocean that is my f ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2010 - 6:06am -

  49. WSO Happy Hour: Thur 1/19, 7:30pm @5th and Mad: The New Year's Edition!

    Happy almost 2017, dear monkeys! A resolution of mine is to be more consistent with monthly happy hours, and to that end we are starting 2017 off right with a drink-a-thon at our usual watering hole, 5th and Mad! Last time was a very pleasant event indeed ...

    0 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 20 2017 - 6:19am -

  50. WSO Happy Hour: Wed, 4/27, 7:30pm @ 5th and Mad (formerly known as Galway Hooker)

          The first WSO Happy Hour of spring season 2016 is upon us! Come join us for brews, food, and good conversation at 5th and Mad bar (formerly known as Galway Hooker--NOT the one downtown). Date/Time: Wednesday, April 27th @ 730pm Locati ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2016 - 11:47pm -

  51. Calling All Socialites: Be A WSO Social Chair

    Mod Note (Andy): To become a social chair email me Andy@wallstreetoasis.com or send me a pm (AndyLouis) and I'll get you more info. The cities we most need the help are: SF, LA, Houston, Dallas, Beijing and Singapore. London could use 1-2 additional ...

    1 comment - 2 silver bananas - Oct 16 2013 - 11:12am -

  52. 100 percent pure vodka devolped by iowa state professor

    A professor at Iowa State has created a vodka that apparently won't leave you a useless sack of shit the following morning. Professor Johannes Van Leeuwen claims to have developed the first ever 100 percent pure vodka. So this guy is basically the He ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 6 2014 - 6:59pm -

  53. Looking For (Human) Culture Advice

    Anyone here:- male- either in the IB/PE/HF industry or have a job or close to securing one- someone who drinks/party's a decent amount (or used to)- is social/cool to be around- preferably living in a City e.g. NYC, London? I have a couple of q ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 19 2012 - 5:57am -