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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 08, 2017 6:52 pm

what about suit/no tie?

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby SmokeytheBear » Mon May 08, 2017 6:55 pm

I apologize for contributing to the proliferation of this thread.

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby polareagle » Mon May 08, 2017 7:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:what about suit/no tie?


Much better than no suit/tie.

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby mjb447 » Mon May 08, 2017 7:24 pm

polareagle wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:what about suit/no tie?


Much better than no suit/tie.

Are you talking about just shirtsleeves or the full Donkey Kong?

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 08, 2017 7:39 pm

polareagle wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:what about suit/no tie?


Much better than no suit/tie.


so button down shirt w/tie but no suit is better than suit/no tie?

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby Lavitz » Mon May 08, 2017 8:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
polareagle wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:what about suit/no tie?


Much better than no suit/tie.


so button down shirt w/tie but no suit is better than suit/no tie?

That's the exact opposite of what he said. :|

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 08, 2017 8:17 pm

Lavitz wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
polareagle wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:what about suit/no tie?


Much better than no suit/tie.


so button down shirt w/tie but no suit is better than suit/no tie?

That's the exact opposite of what he said. :|


you mean he said suit and no tie is better than no suit no tie or suit no tie is better than no suit but a tie

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby polareagle » Mon May 08, 2017 11:00 pm

mjb447 wrote:
polareagle wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:what about suit/no tie?


Much better than no suit/tie.

Are you talking about just shirtsleeves or the full Donkey Kong?


Fair question.
Was referring to the former.
The latter is a power move.

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby polareagle » Mon May 08, 2017 11:02 pm

Lavitz wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
polareagle wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:what about suit/no tie?


Much better than no suit/tie.


so button down shirt w/tie but no suit is better than suit/no tie?

That's the exact opposite of what he said. :|


This.

Anonymous User wrote:you mean he said suit and no tie is better than no suit no tie or suit no tie is better than no suit but a tie


:?

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby Minnietron » Mon May 08, 2017 11:08 pm

1) This is the best use of anon I've seen.
2) I say tie no suit is the way to go.
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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby polareagle » Mon May 08, 2017 11:26 pm

Minnietron wrote:1) This is the best use of anon I've seen.
2) I say tie no suit is the way to go.


Got some future partners right here:

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby Pragmatic Gun » Mon May 08, 2017 11:36 pm

SmokeytheBear wrote:I apologize for contributing to the proliferation of this thread.

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby ballouttacontrol » Mon May 08, 2017 11:52 pm

my first day in the new office is actually on a Friday (weird, I know). Office is located in Boise Idaho. What should I wear?

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby Pragmatic Gun » Tue May 09, 2017 12:00 am

ballouttacontrol wrote:my first day in the new office is actually on a Friday (weird, I know). Office is located in Boise Idaho. What should I wear?


Dude, wear a suit the first day, and after a few days if you see people wearing something else, wear that.

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby Moneytrees » Tue May 09, 2017 12:03 am

Pragmatic Gun wrote:
ballouttacontrol wrote:my first day in the new office is actually on a Friday (weird, I know). Office is located in Boise Idaho. What should I wear?


Dude, wear a suit the first day, and after a few days if you see people wearing something else, wear that.

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby BigZuck » Tue May 09, 2017 12:03 am

Pragmatic Gun wrote:
ballouttacontrol wrote:my first day in the new office is actually on a Friday (weird, I know). Office is located in Boise Idaho. What should I wear?


Dude, wear a suit the first day, and after a few days if you see people wearing something else, wear that.

Just to be clear, what he is saying is put on the suit, wear it for multiple days, and don't change out of it until you're really sure it's ok not to wear it.

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 09, 2017 12:07 am

BigZuck wrote:
Pragmatic Gun wrote:
ballouttacontrol wrote:my first day in the new office is actually on a Friday (weird, I know). Office is located in Boise Idaho. What should I wear?


Dude, wear a suit the first day, and after a few days if you see people wearing something else, wear that.

Just to be clear, what he is saying is put on the suit, wear it for multiple days, and don't change out of it until you're really sure it's ok not to wear it.


I was just gonna go with a button down/slacks. Do I really need to wear a suit first day?

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby mjb447 » Tue May 09, 2017 12:11 am

ballouttacontrol wrote:my first day in the new office is actually on a Friday (weird, I know). Office is located in Boise Idaho. What should I wear?

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But more seriously, if you don't know the culture, I think the consensus is that it's better to err on the side of being overdressed for a few days.

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 09, 2017 12:31 am

if you just have one suit do you just keep wearing it for a couple of day or is this worse than just switching to shirt/slacks?

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby rpupkin » Tue May 09, 2017 12:34 am

Anonymous User wrote:if you just have one suit do you just keep wearing it for a couple of day or is this worse than just switching to shirt/slacks?

If you work at a firm that requires you to wear a suit every day (i.e., not just the first day), then you should get more than one suit. Actually, you should get more than one suit regardless.

But if you work at a business casual-firm and end up having to wear a suit for two days in a row for some reason, it's fine to wear the same suit. Just change up the tie and/or color of your shirt. Not a big deal.

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby ballouttacontrol » Tue May 09, 2017 12:50 am

BigZuck wrote:
Pragmatic Gun wrote:
ballouttacontrol wrote:my first day in the new office is actually on a Friday (weird, I know). Office is located in Boise Idaho. What should I wear?


Dude, wear a suit the first day, and after a few days if you see people wearing something else, wear that.

Just to be clear, what he is saying is put on the suit, wear it for multiple days, and don't change out of it until you're really sure it's ok not to wear it.


i should have mentioned that the first Friday is actually just an intro brunch held at a local potato farm for all the new hires. would you still recommend suit?

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby Pragmatic Gun » Tue May 09, 2017 8:11 am

Lol ask recruiting (unless you're a troll)

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 09, 2017 8:12 am

Always wear a suit on the first day unless you're informed of the dress code. nobody's gonna laugh at you for being slightly overdressed--they've all been there and done that (even for laterals and not just fresh-faced lawyers). OTOH, if you still don't get a feel for the dress atmosphere by like the third or fourth day, joke's on you.

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby yogotti » Tue May 09, 2017 9:03 am

So, I am going to wear the following for my first day of SA:
Black suit, black shirt, no tie, no socks
Hello Kitty backpack
Allen Edmonds or Yeezy's

while I eat Cheezits that induce severe coughing fits.

Does that sound like everything will work out fine?

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Re: First Day Clothes/Beard

Postby Pragmatic Gun » Tue May 09, 2017 9:31 am

yogotti wrote:So, I am going to wear the following for my first day of SA:
Black suit, black shirt, no tie, no socks
Hello Kitty backpack
Allen Edmonds or Yeezy's

while I eat Cheezits that induce severe coughing fits.

Does that sound like everything will work out fine?


Yeah, don't forget to retake the LSAT so you can impress the partners wit your 180



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