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Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 09, 2013 5:59 pm

Is this looked down upon in BigLaw? I understand that as summers you often get taken to lunch, but as full time associates, is it ok to bring a grilled chicken stirfry so you don't put on weight but preserve gains. Is this looked down upon at V20 firms, socially that is?

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby IAFG » Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:01 pm

V35 and up, it would seem weird. V36-V69, limit it to a couple times a week. V70 on down, you're golden.

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby sparty99 » Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:13 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Is this looked down upon in BigLaw? I understand that as summers you often get taken to lunch, but as full time associates, is it ok to bring a grilled chicken stirfry so you don't put on weight but preserve gains. Is this looked down upon at V20 firms, socially that is?


This is a dumb question. No one cares what you will eat. You can't order a salad or recommend going to places that serve "healthy foods?"

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby thesealocust » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:19 pm

IAFG wrote:V35 and up, it would seem weird. V36-V69, limit it to a couple times a week. V70 on down, you're golden.


+1, that matches my experience.

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby brotherdarkness » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:27 pm

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby drmguy » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:29 pm

brotherdarkness wrote:
thesealocust wrote:
IAFG wrote:V35 and up, it would seem weird. V36-V69, limit it to a couple times a week. V70 on down, you're golden.


+1, that matches my experience.


Is this serious or another post mocking the Vault rankings? I'm a health nut and gym rat, so being able to pack a lunch without being ostracized would be a huge plus.

It's absolutely serious. I saw an associate get talked to for having tupperware in his office when a client came in for a meeting.

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby brotherdarkness » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:30 pm

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby IAFG » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:31 pm

brotherdarkness wrote:
thesealocust wrote:
IAFG wrote:V35 and up, it would seem weird. V36-V69, limit it to a couple times a week. V70 on down, you're golden.


+1, that matches my experience.


Is this serious or another post mocking the Vault rankings? I'm a health nut and gym rat, so being able to pack a lunch without being ostracized would be a huge plus.

I assume it's too late now, but don't you think that would have been an important thing to establish before you accepted your offer? The upper echelons of the legal profession expect, at least, prestigious take-out.

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby kalvano » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:34 pm

brotherdarkness wrote:
thesealocust wrote:
IAFG wrote:V35 and up, it would seem weird. V36-V69, limit it to a couple times a week. V70 on down, you're golden.


+1, that matches my experience.


Is this serious or another post mocking the Vault rankings? I'm a health nut and gym rat, so being able to pack a lunch without being ostracized would be a huge plus.


A lot of firms have their own gym or provide membership to one.

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby thesealocust » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:36 pm

I saw a guy get shown the door for buying a burrito without guac from Chipotle.

Unprestigious.

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby haiking » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:38 pm

kalvano wrote:
brotherdarkness wrote:
thesealocust wrote:
IAFG wrote:V35 and up, it would seem weird. V36-V69, limit it to a couple times a week. V70 on down, you're golden.


+1, that matches my experience.


Is this serious or another post mocking the Vault rankings? I'm a health nut and gym rat, so being able to pack a lunch without being ostracized would be a huge plus.


A lot of firms have their own gym or provide membership to one.

They also have their own cafes to prevent the sort of indignities that come with tupperware.

And chicken stir-fry? May as well write "peasant" on your forehead.
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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby kalvano » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:39 pm

thesealocust wrote:I saw a guy get shown the door for buying a burrito without guac from Chipotle.

Unprestigious.


Why do they even sell them without it?

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby 09042014 » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:42 pm

I'm already on thin ice because a partner saw my Jos A Bank label on my suit.

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby thesealocust » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:46 pm

Desert Fox wrote:I'm already on thin ice because a partner saw my Jos A Bank label on my suit.


Apparently Jos A Bank tried to buyout Mens Wearhouse - saw it in the WSJ today.

I can't get the image of barnyard animals breeding out of my head.

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:59 pm

thesealocust wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:I'm already on thin ice because a partner saw my Jos A Bank label on my suit.


Apparently Jos A Bank tried to buyout Mens Wearhouse - saw it in the WSJ today.

I can't get the image of barnyard animals breeding out of my head.

Buy one suit get FOUR FREE on every corner in Manhattan

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby haiking » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:01 pm

Do the suits come with guac?

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby dowu » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:03 pm

Desert Fox wrote:I'm already on thin ice because a partner saw my Jos A Bank label on my suit.

Did you get that shit at wal mart bro? Jesus, what are you doing with your life.

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:06 pm

haiking wrote:Do the suits come with guac?

Come on man. That's $2 extra.

Lots of people ITT being surprisingly open about their lack of Jos. A. Bank cred.
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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby thesealocust » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:06 pm

Jos A Bank Sale: Buy one suit, get a trashback full of shirts and a 500-count collar stay box FREE!

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:12 pm

thesealocust wrote:Jos A Bank Sale: Buy one suit, get a trashback full of shirts and a 500-count collar stay box FREE!

They're basically the Taco Town (LinkRemoved) of menswear.

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:40 pm

Serious question, do people really look down on Jos Bank that much? My significant other got his suits there. Not biglaw, but NYC professional.

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby goldeneye » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:48 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Serious question, do people really look down on Jos Bank that much? My significant other got his suits there. Not biglaw, but NYC professional.


Do you judge people when they have plastic utensil at their parties?

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby SemperLegal » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:48 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Serious question, do people really look down on Jos Bank that much? My significant other got his suits there. Not biglaw, but NYC professional.



They take a significant amount of skill to pick one that is good. If you go to a BB or Hugo Boss, you are very, very unlikely to get a bad suit or one that doesn't flatter your body type since the store won't stock it and the salesperson will guide you in the right direction. At Jos. A. Bank, the staff neither knows whats going on nor cares how you look. Additionally, some suits are just hastily made from whatever fabric they can get cheap.

Also, Jos. A Bank sales are scams. You end up paying $400 for items that are regularly priced $1100, but are worth $350

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby thesealocust » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Serious question, do people really look down on Jos Bank that much? My significant other got his suits there. Not biglaw, but NYC professional.


What do you mean by NYC professional?

Like, professional rodeo clown? Professional panhandler? Professional doorman? Subway Sandwich Artist?

There are plenty of occupations where it would be just fine.

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Re: Packing Healthy Lunch to Work

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 09, 2013 8:51 pm

Nerd department in a bank.




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