Have you ever been in a position where you needed to compel a group of your peers to do something they clearly had no interest in participating in? Where every time you sat down to craft an email, it became a back and forth between "playing it cool" and the desperation so many reach when charged with the task of rallying people to attend, for instance, an event like the business versus engineering student Olympics? Where the internal monologue (and final draft) goes something like, "I'm going to say this one last time: you better fucking come to this thing...or don't I couldn't care less...no wait I was kidding...COME, YOU FUCKING FUCKS!...I mean, whatever...do what you want... it's really no sweat off my sack whether you come or not...but I'd just like to note that if you're not there so help me GOD you'll be sorry, not that it matters to me in any way whatsoever." Where by the end of the gig you realize you've basically lost the patina of cool no matter what, so there's no real use in trying? Then you can relate to one undergraduate business major who was pushed to that sort "end my rope" mode earlier today.
Date: March 22, 2012 12:14:11 PM EDT
Subject: A quick note about our next bar crawl and the Business v Engineering Olympics
As you probably don't know because you stick my impact messages go straight to your trash folder, we are currently engaged in a week long competition against the engineers. However, there has been a very poor turnout from the Senior Class up to this point - especially in the athletic events.
I don't understand your apathy nor do I care to but I will say this: THERE WILL NOT BE ANOTHER BAR CRAWL IF WE LOSE THE OLYMPICS.
Furthermore, If we were to lose this competition because people just didn't show up I would just assume that there is a serious lack of interest in our events and go ahead and shut down Senior Night as well. For those of you who don't know, Senior Night is where we completely rent out a club and allow each senior a +1. It's something like a boozy college prom.
It's a very simple ultimatum actually. If you don't help me destroy the engineers, I will not help you get wasted with your fellow BBA's. It makes no difference to me because honestly i don't even remember the last bar crawl.
Eat at Pizza House before 4am and raise some money for a great cause and sign up to play some flag football and ultimate frisbee. There is also an after party at the Blue Lep from 6-8pm on Friday and I promise I'll let you drink out of the trophy cup.