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offer was a mistake?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:14 pm

Just received a COMPLETELY unexpected offer from a major west coast firm. Because my stats are not outstanding, I have no ties to the area, and my CB was super awkward, I can't help but feel this is a mistake. Has anyone heard of this happening? Offer was via phone call.
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Re: offer was a mistake?

Postby BarCliff » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:18 pm

Maybe it was one of your friends playing a practical joke on you?

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Re: offer was a mistake?

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:19 pm

It was a mistake. You should probably decline it preemptively.

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Re: offer was a mistake?

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:20 pm

BarCliff wrote:Maybe it was one of your friends playing a practical joke on you?


This is a great idea. I know how I'm going to spend my next couple weeks...

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Re: offer was a mistake?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:20 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Just received a COMPLETELY unexpected offer from a major west coast firm. Because my stats are not outstanding, I have no ties to the area, and my CB was super awkward, I can't help but feel this is a mistake. Has anyone heard of this happening? Offer was via phone call.


Call the firm and tell them it was a mistake and that they should give the position to the rightful candidate

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Re: offer was a mistake?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:22 pm

Helmholtz wrote:
BarCliff wrote:Maybe it was one of your friends playing a practical joke on you?


This is a great idea. I know how I'm going to spend my next couple weeks...


That is incredibly evil… hilarious, but evil.

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Re: offer was a mistake?

Postby shoeshine » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:24 pm

Helmholtz wrote:
BarCliff wrote:Maybe it was one of your friends playing a practical joke on you?


This is a great idea. I know how I'm going to spend my next couple weeks...

This literally would be the meanest thing you could do to a law student.

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Re: offer was a mistake?

Postby minnbills » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:25 pm

If you have the stats/qualifications I don't see why you should be so quick to say it was a mistake.

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Re: offer was a mistake?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:34 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Just received a COMPLETELY unexpected offer from a major west coast firm. Because my stats are not outstanding, I have no ties to the area, and my CB was super awkward, I can't help but feel this is a mistake. Has anyone heard of this happening? Offer was via phone call.


... why don't you just wait til you get the offer letter in the mail?

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Re: offer was a mistake?

Postby Sup Kid » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:34 pm

It wasn't a mistake, but here you go: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=164881

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Re: offer was a mistake?

Postby TheFriendlyBarber » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:35 pm

Was it a California firm? If so, it's likely that you've been had. You see, the California Republic follows the Ursidaen calendar (as opposed to the Gregorian one) and, as such, observes April Fools' Day on September 6.

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Re: offer was a mistake?

Postby Helmholtz » Tue Sep 06, 2011 7:13 pm

Why has nobody started a "rejection was a mistake?" thread?




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