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# Dating a Banker, Who Pays?

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01 Mar 2009, 23:08
Dating a Banker: Who Pays?

With Wall Street's reputation in tatters, and massive layoffs hitting the industry, bankers, and those who date bankers, are rewriting the rules of courtship. I found this interview somewhat amusing.

http://www.wnyc.org/news/articles/123779
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02 Mar 2009, 04:48
LOL

Banker 2 wrote:
BANKER 2: Hopefully the people that I'm dating aren't just in this game for what I can spend on dinner, or what I can spend on drinks. Hopefully there's a little more to it than that.

Um, Banker 2, have you ever seen http://www.dabagirls.com?
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02 Mar 2009, 08:33
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Similar article from The Washington Post: "Market for Romance Goes From Bullish to Sheepish; Are Guys With Less to Spend Less of a Catch?"

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/02/24/AR2009022403925.html?nav=hcmoduletmv

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02 Mar 2009, 08:52
Btw, the DABAGirls stuff was an elaborate hoax.

Jerz wrote:
Um, Banker 2, have you ever seen http://www.dabagirls.com?

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02 Mar 2009, 09:42
solaris1 wrote:
Btw, the DABAGirls stuff was an elaborate hoax.

Jerz wrote:
Um, Banker 2, have you ever seen http://www.dabagirls.com?

It's a hoax?

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02 Mar 2009, 10:17

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02 Mar 2009, 10:22
From the editor's note:

Quote:
she has since described it as a satire that embellishes true experiences for effect

There is always some truth behind satire, solaris1. The blog may not have been entirely true, but the type of women it described most certainly exist in lower Manhattan.
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02 Mar 2009, 11:06
solaris1 wrote:

Aww that's unfortunate. I'm still making fun of my friends that only date bankers though

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02 Mar 2009, 21:35
isa wrote:
:lol:

Similar article from The Washington Post: "Market for Romance Goes From Bullish to Sheepish; Are Guys With Less to Spend Less of a Catch?"

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/02/24/AR2009022403925.html?nav=hcmoduletmv

This was hilarious. A girl I went to school with is quoted in this article LOL.

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13 Jan 2010, 16:33
Funny....

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