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granchio


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Posted: 2016-12-23 18:21
good point: I'd say it's just that the trading floors are much smaller, far fewer people. So statistically the chances of getting something funny out of them are much smaller

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chiral3
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Posted: 2016-12-23 19:07
There's something in Dodd-Frank about funny.

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Kitno


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Posted: 2017-01-15 03:09
A little old school but just before Christmas:
Me: "Watch out he really has a drink problem"
Sales: [ring ring] "Hi Bob [blah blah] so I hear you like a drink! Cutting down?! Don't be silly I'll dig your grave before that!"
Me: mouthing WTF?!
Sales: "Clam down!? You have problems?! The only problem is you can't keep up with me... etc. [blah blah blah blah]"
After 5-6 minutes
Me: "When I said he had a drink problem...he really has a drink problem....."
Sales: "Oh. Shit."

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tabris


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Posted: 2017-04-05 07:13
Not exactly heard... but I found a Bloomberg headline funny:

"VIETNAM MAY REQUIRE DOMESTIC GAMBLERS TO USE DONG IN CASINOS"

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