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What's the craziest story or legend you've heard about in PA? For example, there is a legend about an intern at EY using their hands to ladle soup at a client while the CFO was standing next to them

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On the another out of state job, someone had it in for another first year. Called the ethics line and accused him of banging one of the married associates. The partner called him in and then told him that they were sending home home pending the investigation. Poor guy had a panic attack on the spot. He was vindicated in the end. We all knew that was absolute BS.

I was at Deloitte University a few summers ago talking to some folks from the Chicago office and my drunk ass always asks people from different offices what the craziest shit they've heard was, and apparently some audit manager jokingly proposed to his gf another audit manager and surprisingly she said yes. They were engaged and then called it quits, she quit Deloitte as a manager, left the audit world completely and became a porn star. True story. Found a few articles online about her and a lot more videos. Other crazy story was some Texas Partner, I forget what office got an intern pregnant, left his wife and kids, and the intern had the baby. Forget if they offered her a job after that internship.

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This one time a partner was taking a selfie with Emma Watson and handed the wrong award envelope to Warren Beatty

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My staff on an out of town job showed up to the client on Friday at 10AM when the partner was supposed to drive us. He claimed he overslept his alarm. When we got to the airport, we stopped to get a beer before the flight. The Bartender pointed out the stamp on his hand from the local strip club. All in front of the partner...

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Guy at PWC Boston showed up late, manager asked why, told him that he was a grown ass man and didn't need to tell him why. Guy later emailed entire office to quit, email went viral, IT allegedly went in people's inbox to delete so it would stop spreading...Probably around 2011

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When I was brand new at EY (early '90s), I was asked to copy several audit file disks to clean floppy disks. I copied the clean floppy disks to to audit file disks. That didn't go over too well.

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I'm looking for it but here's another great one... http://gawker.com/this-is-the-best-i-quit-email-youll-read-all-week-1467082884

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The moment a Partner's tax return was released and made part of the public record during his divorce hearing and it was emailed to everyone...Said Partner was trying to claim he had no $$$

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I would kill to see that

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Southeast EY first year (during his first week on the job) used corp AMEX to make down payment on a car and got fired

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Before Aura, our software had a button that let you mark the entire database prepared. Also, this program didn't allow you to send EGAs back. So this girl accidentally hit the button and marked the entire DB prepared and the team had to track status separately because there was no way to tell what was actually complete or not. She's a senior manager now.

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FY from London sent email to the global CEO, asking for a "sliding scale materiality calc converted from usd to Euro".. global CEO subsequently responded and sent it along to BOD, and bunch of other people

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Two audit guys were out of town together in the middle of nowhere for weeks. One of them had condoms along with work expenses on his expense report.

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Haha I instantly thought of that one it's a classic 😂

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I went to school with that girl! 😂 sad thing is several classmates, myself and our professors weren't surprised by her doing that in the least! She did an interview with Yahoo! News afterwards and tried to say that was a fake name yet it was not fake. She'd introduce herself as a diva in class - no lie 😂😂😂

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^This is awesome

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I also heard about an associate that had been sitting on availability for 3 years. Milking that "coaching out"!

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Oh and the first year Deloitte University opened up a pair of first years got caught banging on the pool table by The Barn. They ended up getting sent home early and fired, so partners have a tendency to tell all first years going to their first year training that there's cameras everywhere at Deloitte University except for in your rooms.

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Wow *sitting open-mouthed*

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There is also the story of someone who was commuting home from a clients site days before their internship ended and their car blew up on the side of the highway (they weren't in it when it happened)

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Ehh I think it was pretty angry. I'll keep looking but if you ask someone who's been there a while you could probably get it.

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