Scene: A manager, a different manager, a TD Ameritrade Network television personality, another manager, and yet another manager walk into a conference room. Lights are eerily low, too low for a working environment, but it helps set the mood. A bag of popular warehouse brand tortilla chips sits on a circular conference table. Light elevator style music plays in the background. A large pile of thinkorswim®- branded plush monkeys sit in a corner.
Different Manager(DM): I need a good topic for the intro to our release notes.
TD Ameritrade Network Personality(TDANTVP): How about opposite day? You know: reds are greens, down is up, cats are dogs … *gets cut off *
Manager 1(M1): HAHA That’s great!
DM: MMM, Nope. Got anything else?
Manager(M2): *Reading popular info website* Mood rings! Back in 1975, two New Yorkers invented …
Manager(M3): *Cutting off M2* You know March Madness is coming up, why not something related to that? *Starts talking irrelevant basketball stats from a bubble team
*Blank stares all around the room*
*You can hear the sound of someone chewing a crispy tortilla chip with an open mouth in the background*
M2: How about the Oscars?
DM, M1, TDANTVP: (nearly in unison) PERFECT!
TDANTVP: Write a script, I’ll proof it. It’s what I do, you know, being in the industry and all. *Incoherent dialogue of a delusional pseudo-celebrity*
For your consideration, we present you on March 10th thinkorswim release 1924 that contains: