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The Dangers Of Being Everyone’s Unanimous #1 Lottery Pick

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By Larry Chiang

This article will probably rub a lot of beta males the wrong way. But in a way, this pays homage, deference and even reverence to you, loser-beta-males.

As an alpha male, I’m writing about the dangers of being everyone’s #1 lottery pick. Every fraternity’s unanimous #1, selection. There. Are. Numerous. Dangers.

Danger #1: Assuming you’re a winner, in perpetuity.

ZN0VKUOa_normal.jpgLarry Chiang (@LarryChiang)1/18/17, 2:03 PM
I just pledged a house {Kappa sigma}. But I remember “losers” who started their own house. I bet those ‘losers’ are #winning now #uiucEweek

Danger #2: feeling superior to those not drafted.

ZN0VKUOa_normal.jpg Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
1/19/17, 9:28 AM
At the time, it seemed like they were leftover people. But they did something after being passed over by 55 houses. #UDFA twitter.com/larrychiang/st…

Danger #3 When You’re Everyone’s Unanimous #1 Lottery Pick: failure to realize that there are more #UDFA‘s in the Hall of Fame than #1 picks.

ZN0VKUOa_normal.jpg Larry Chiang (@LarryChiang)
1/17/17, 7:55 AM
Zomg, it was “The Stanford Review” while #PeterThiel was @StanfordLaw student #cs183law cc @HarvLRev bcc @StanLRev that was started in ’48 pic.twitter.com/zvvzP4PQIg

Written by Larry Chiang

January 19, 2017 at 5:41 pm

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