DFIU

BY TIM STORM, FOUNDER OF FATWALLET.COM AND ROCKTEK WORKSPACE

Stick with me... this one is a doozy... and there is an F bomb or two. It’s totally worth it. 

The day that the deal to sell FatWallet was finalized, I gathered a few members of my leadership team, the ebates management, and a bottle of Jack Daniels single barrel. We poured a shot for everyone present, raised our glasses and I made the following toast... “Don’t fuck it up!”

Fast forward six years. 

I’m doing some IT work at RockTek Workspace (aka the house that FatWallet built) and I get a message that FatWallet will soon be shutting down. 

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The very next day after receiving the news, we are giving a tour - the tour goes well and we have a seat in the club lounge to chat a bit. 

I grab a “put your drink here” coaster off the table and make a comment about the words on it being less vulgar than our first choice of “put your effing drink here” - our visitors laugh and share that they have an inappropriate motto in their company - one of the visitors extends their arm to show a wristband that they were wearing. 

Printed on the wristband?  #DFIU

Of course, I shared my story, and we raised a glass to DFIU. 

#wellplayeduniverse