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The Big 4 walk into a bar. McKinsey, Bain, and BCG arrived a few minutes earlier and are ordering drinks. The other firms are already there too, in various stages of intoxication. What happens next? Who does what? Bonus points: which firm is the jaded, apathetic bartender?

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30 minutes later, the bar is an uproar. PwC didn’t bring enough Starburst from its recruiting swag stash to go around and gave one to everyone in the bar except KPMG. PwC and KPMG are circling each other while the crowd eggs them on, excited at the spectacle of a good old bar brawl. “You’re not good enough to deserve one!” PwC yells. “Oh yeah? Booz seemed to think so! What’s he calling himself now? Strategy&?!” KPMG retorts. “What are you talking about saying that my sweet S& thinks you’re good enough. He married me, didn’t he?!” PwC points out. “Yeah, only after I refused to commit and dumped his ass,” KPMG finishes. The bar goes silent before someone utters, “Burrrnnnn.” “Oh please—what is this—2005?” PwC tries to ask, but PwC is interrupted mid sentence by KPMG’s fist. The first punch has been thrown and the fight erupts. Meanwhile, EY sighs and looks over at Deloitte, who’s momentarily appeared at EY’s side.

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Come up with an idea and write a pilot episode. Who knows maybe it will get picked up by Netflix, Hulu or one of the other 18 streaming services

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Little Arthur sat on the curb watching the glitter. A world that was so near yet so far. He once was the king. He taught the definition of affluence to affluents. He was the driving force behind the motors and the railways. He ran the stock markets from London to Tokyo. He was the Jesus of consulting and yet today, people barely remembered him. ‘Kids these days!!’ he murmured as he shook his head. As Arthur glanced through the crystal clear glass of the bar, it was evident that Big4 and MBB took pride at being legends of consulting. They chatted with each other boasting their contribution to consulting industry. That night wine flowed like water flows through the streams after an orgasmic rainstorm while Arthur sat in his despair. ‘This too shall pass’, Arthur said to himself. ‘There will be a morning that will bring hope with its first sun rays. Good days didn’t last, bad days won’t either. My time will come again. People will once again kneel in front of King Arthur.’ Arthur assured himself.

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The bartender is probably a former Arthur Andersen Partner.

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The Bartender is the ghost of Arthur Andersen, obviously...

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