What’s the coolest way you’ve ever heard of someone getting hired?

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Took a dump and put it in a gift box. Had it shipped overnight to the CEO of Publicis with a flag on it that said “this shit’s for you”. They had it examined for DNA match and they found me by using 23&me since my cousin had uploaded her DNA to their website many years back. It’s sort of like a true crime story. But in the end? I didn’t get hired at Publicis but I did find out my second cousin twice removed was a serial killer.


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Versus the other guy who wanted to write for Sprite and made a weird ass rap video.


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