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  2. Silly Shit Interns Do

    Mod Note (Andy): Throwback Thursday- This was a originally posted in June 2012 So the interns are out in full force. Hoards of them. (Before I get into this-- I have no idea why they are called "SA's" these days- they will always be interns ...

    155 comments - 96 silver bananas - Oct 16 2016 - 6:27pm -

  3. How do people react when you tell them you are an Investment banker?

    To your friends, or girls in the club, or random people you meet? Are they impressed if you say you are a M&A investment banker with Goldman, Morgan, Merrills, JPMoran, etc.? What reactions have you received? humor Funny ...

    172 comments - 5 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:03pm -

  4. Adam the Analyst- Episode 1: Introduction

    Mod Note (Andy): Throwback Thursdays- this was originally posted 09/2010 PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD (facebook, Twitter, e-mail links below). Missed other episodes? see the links below: Episode 2: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/blog/adam-the-analy... Episode 3 ...

    29 comments - 17 silver bananas - Feb 25 2016 - 3:45pm -

  5. Alternative careers- Good alternatives to banking?

    There've been a couple of posts on this board about good alternatives to banking. Some of you think consulting is better, or law school, or the Special Forces, or what have you. Well, I want to put my two cents in. If I could go back in time and make ...

    113 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 17 2016 - 10:22pm -

  6. Adam the Analyst- Episode 3: My Mom Loves Bankers

    Mod Note: Throwback Thursdays- This was originally posted on 9/20/2010 Please spread the word. Missed earlier episodes? see the links below: Episode 1: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/blog/adam-the-analy... Episode 2: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/blog/ad ...

    39 comments - 10 silver bananas - May 15 2014 - 11:00am -

  7. Cheesiest Movie Quotes

    Happy Sunday, monkeys! Time for a few laughs. You know there are always those parts in a movie (sometimes a truly excellent movie) that makes you raise an eyebrow and say, "Did he really just say that?" This is a very fun video by the same creat ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2012 - 5:12pm -

  8. Wall St. Buzzword Tournament- And The Winner Is....

    Inspired by the post Which Office Buzzwords Do You Hate the Most?, I thought it would be fun to hold a Tournament to try and see which Buzzwords we really hate most on Wall Street. The committee has thought long and hard about these seeds and I apologize ...

    74 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 26 2009 - 1:49am -

  9. Women: 3 Reasons Your Jokes Suck in The Office

    In the workplace setting, females are much less likely to receive positive reception after telling a joke than males are. Why is this? According to Dr. Judith Baxter (linguist expert), it is due to a couple factors, the first of which being the difference ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 31 2012 - 3:50pm -

  10. Extremely Robust Growth Projected- 132 hour work week

    All right, fellow monkeys. I'm on the tail end of a 132-hour workweek, so just a brief post today. So there I was, middle of the night, massaging an industry growth chart into an artificially-rosy picture that makes our pitch more attractive (a proce ...

    16 comments - 20 silver bananas - Sep 15 2016 - 3:04pm -

  11. Can a sense of humor be learned or is it innate?

    Any thoughts? humor No Yes 168260 400043 263543 339176 200197 ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2013 - 9:52am -

  12. How it works at WSO

    I believe there is no introduction needed. Enjoy! (Original size looks best) humor ...

    28 comments - 8 silver bananas - Feb 18 2011 - 10:20pm -

  13. If you could be any animal, what would you be?

    This is a real interview question. Watching the video below before answering is mandatory: humor weird ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 6 2013 - 11:28am -

  14. "Paid To Do It, But Fails To Make His Friend's Wife Pregnant After 72 Attempts"

    Check out this story. A court judge must decide on a case of honorable intentions in a situation where a man hired his neighbor to get his wife pregnant. Seriously, you guys need to read this short (and hilarious) story. I guess he should of done what a n ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2011 - 10:37am -

  15. Mr. P and the Abacus

    Props to Conspicuous Cynic for this timely explanation of the Abacus crisis at Goldman: Eddie Braverman's blog Goldman humor abacus Blog ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2010 - 4:56pm -

  16. The joys of earnings season

    Ah, earnings season. ThereaEU(tm)s nothing like it. Earnings season is the two-week period when, one after another, all the companies youaEU(tm)ve been assigned to cover announce their quarterly results, slamming you with extra work and causing no end of ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 29 2010 - 6:08pm -

  17. Overheard in the elevator

    I'm on the elevator this morning, woozy from not enough sleep, headed up to my floor. There are two older women on the elevator with me. They're talking. "... But you have to watch what he eats. You can't let him have McDonald's f ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 29 2010 - 6:07pm -

  18. Bottle of Absolut in 15 seconds...

    This guy is a madman. humor vodka ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2012 - 3:13pm -

  19. Adam the Analyst- Episode 5: What is Your Biggest Motivation?

    Moderator Note (Andy): Throwback Thursdays- This was originally posted on 9/20/2010 Episode 1: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/blog/adam-the-analy... Episode 2: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/blog/adam-the-analy... Episode 3: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com ...

    10 comments - 8 silver bananas - May 29 2014 - 11:00am -

  20. Friday Morning Monkeyshines

    Wall Street culture has always been portrayed by the media as that of greed, ruthless competition, and gross apathy towards others. Nothing could be further from the truth. Fact is your typical Tim Sykes-like douchebag is in the minority, while your avera ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2010 - 10:00am -

  21. Adam the Analyst- Episode 6: What is Your Ideal Working Environment?

    Mod Note (Andy): Throwback Thursdays- this was originally posted 11/2010 PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD (facebook, Twitter, e-mail links below). Missed earlier episodes? see the links below: Episode 1: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/blog/adam-the-analy... Episode ...

    8 comments - 11 silver bananas - Jun 5 2014 - 11:00am -

  22. Comical Response

    Thought id share this. So one of my buds works for a fund of funds group in chicago and had a phone interview with a kid from UVA. So he begins asking the kid what an arbitrage was and wanted an example of a possible strategy and the kid gives a mcdonalds ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2009 - 2:31am -

  23. The Case Interview- from Wharton Follies 2010

    humor Wharton case interview follies ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2010 - 5:56pm -

  24. Banker Meets Football Coach Video

    Another great video from http://beedeekay.com/. Especially for those of us in NY/NJ moaning about the new stadium ticket cost. humor monkey business No Yes 92168 219324 368954 323548 431593 ...

    8 comments - 5 silver bananas - May 13 2010 - 3:16pm -

  25. Worst typos in work documents or presentations

    When I was an intern where I am at now I was working on an internal training piece with co-workers for the Bank I am at. We were talking about how outside vendors conduct tests to try and find weaknesses in our controls. We were modifying the slide after ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 29 2015 - 2:17pm -

  26. Analyst to Staffer Translation Handbook

    I put this together for all you Class of '07 monkeys to help you with your transition. Enjoy. Recruitment Work-life balance Work-drinking balance Work hard, play hard Work hard, drink a lot We have a collegial environment. We go out drinking every ni ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 29 2010 - 6:02pm -

  27. 29 Dumb Things Finance People Say

    Came across the write up and though the writer is hard pressing and stretching the limit at places, but at all a bad compilation!!! Any other vague n idiotic statements ever thrown at you during your career.... http://www.businessinsider.com/29-dumb-thing ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 23 2013 - 12:33pm -

  28. Goldman Sachs vs. The Muppets

    Muppets vs. Goldman Sachs from Neal McDonough Goldman gs Goldman Sachs humor ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2012 - 5:39pm -

  29. Did LSO Retire?

    Does anyone know if LSO has retired? His last big post was in October, and he did a few small ones in November. His last main post smacked of a farewell. Has anyone else heard? humor blog LSO ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2009 - 5:09am -

  30. #ASKJPM

    Talk about a loud slap on its face, you slipping on a banana follwed by 30 people laughing and you sneaking out the back door only to find its raining outside......probably a really bad joke to begin a discussion but guess it captures the bad joke that JP ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 14 2013 - 10:43am -

  31. Who is Jefferies?

    I was on the phone today. Me: They are being acquired by Jefferies. Former Boss: What? They're being acquired? For that little? Oh my god. It was 5x EBITDA in 2004! By they way, who even is Jefferies? Have a good weekend. humor Jefferies ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2010 - 10:11pm -

  32. I Hope Not

    I thought I would share this becuase I found this particularly humerous. I went to grab coffee with one of my fellow classmates who works for a boutique now and his manager and two co-workers came along. When engaging in greetings, one fellow states his f ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 23 2009 - 4:31pm -

  33. Prime Brokerage Stories: Getting the Drawer

    This is the sixth in a series called "Prime Brokerage Stories," real life experiences from a close family member who worked in this area of the Street for 30 years. For an introduction to PB so it all makes sense, see here: http://www.wallstreet ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 10 2013 - 12:45pm -

  34. I want to work at Goldman Sachs- Pretty funny

    My friend sent me this. Thought it was pretty funny. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lx4poQw1mZo&feature... humor ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 9:14am -

  35. New Hampshire Democratic Primary; or The Greatest Political Troll Alive [Video]

    Actual footage from a Democratic pre-primary debate in New Hampshire. This is Vermin Supreme and he is the only troll I have ever seen rival the early work of Sasha Baron Cohen. Here's hoping we can finally have a political thread everyone can enjoy. ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 8 2012 - 6:04pm -

  36. Need a laugh?

    One of my friends who works in brokerage sent this to me while I was at work. As I am sitting at my desk, I started literally laughing out loud. So for all of you out there that are at work and need a laugh, watch! ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 30 2010 - 12:55pm -

  37. I want the private equities! Wharton Follies 2010

    private equity humor ...

    3 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 1 2010 - 12:52am -

  38. Does Anyone Remember the Website: Take A Report

    Many many years ago the Greatest humor site ever created for all of Wall Street types existed under the name of www.TakeAreport.com (TAR). Named after the slang phrase signifying that an individual's trade order has been executed. "Take a report ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2012 - 7:02pm -

  39. Gallows Humor

    Forwarded from a friend at Citi (market caps are a bit outdated): Gallows humor: Wall Street might have lost tons of money, but that doesn't mean traders have lost their ability to laugh. Some faves making the rounds: What's the definition of op ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2009 - 11:57am -

  40. US Treasury Recruits from Nike's Marketing Department [Funny]

    https://imgur.com/TQ3h9vx yes I know this is not really S&T, but I'm too amused to care. Anyways, give me bananas and share. Thanks humor ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Sep 10 2018 - 9:58pm -

  41. FAQ: WSO Humor

    Return to Main FAQ Page Welcome to WallStreetOasis's collection of funny threads, we think you'll have a hearty laugh at what's found here. Disclaimer: WSO does not wish to make fun of any person and welcomes questions of all kinds. By post ...

    - silver bananas - Aug 4 2011 - 8:17am -

  42. You Said What???

    Fellow Monkeys: Throughout our entire course of being in the workforce, we all have come across some pretty "interesting" people and how they react to their bosses. Those coworkers who overreact, exaggerate, you name it. Specifically and simply, ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2014 - 8:00am -

  43. Jeremy Lin One Liner

    "For all of those that keep talking about Jeremy Lin getting Cut from GS, that's BS, Goldman Sachs wanted him bad" duluthaccountant's blog humor Blog ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2012 - 3:04pm -

  44. Daily Show- Old clip but thought it was pretty funny

    The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes, The Daily Show on Facebook humor daily show ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 23 2014 - 5:28pm -

  45. Funny WSO threads?

    Welcome to WallStreetOasis's collection of funny threads, we think you'll have a hearty laugh at what's found here. Disclaimer: WSO does not wish to make fun of any person and welcomes questions of all kinds. By posting your thread to the h ...

    - silver bananas - May 17 2015 - 8:38pm -

  46. The Deal Maker Video- Private Equity

    ...thought some of you might find this mildly amusing. I still feel like the Damn it Feels Good to be a Banker is the ultimate classic (2nd video below) humor ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2011 - 12:39pm -

  47. The Bullpen Report- Where are the founders?

    Does anybody know who were the authors of The Bullpen Report (funny newsletter about banking that was around back in 2006-2007) and how to get in touch with them? I am trying to find their contact info but their site is down and I can't get the conta ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2010 - 10:07pm -