This is bullshit.
I just finished looking through way too many lists online (BuzzFeed, what have you done?) ranking the “coolest” offices in San Francisco.
We weren’t included in any of them… which is weird because our
apartment office is the definition of cool.
Now, I don’t expect you to believe me. People lie on the internet all the time.
So, I decided to prove it to you.
First, I went and found the coolest pictures of the (supposedly) coolest offices in the entire United States. I was feeling confident, so keeping it San Francisco-only didn’t feel like a big enough challenge.
Then, I took some pictures of our office to compare our cool stuff to theirs.
And finally, I wrote the article you’re about to read. Enjoy.
TOMS has a blue slide (and a lame sign).
Well, we have a blue jean jacket (and an epic sign).
Quicken Loans turned a bank vault into a meeting room.
We turned a random assortment of boxes into a computer stand.
Facebook has 11 on-campus restaurants (nine of which are free for employees), featuring everything from burritos to southern BBQ.
We have a refrigerator featuring everything from a half-used bottle of soy sauce to a jar of olives.
Zappos has a ball pit.
We’re in the office where Zappos (yeah, literally) started.
Each room in Airbnb’s office is decorated to resemble a real Airbnb listing.
Our living room resembles my apartment from sophomore year of college.
Yelp has an iPad-controlled kegerator.
We have a human-controlled sink.
Red Frog Events has an outdoor-themed meeting room.
We have a “this is also a storage closet”-themed meeting room.
Red Bull has a massive skate ramp.
We have a pull-up bar.
Lyft has a secret library behind a painting of Willy Wonka.
We keep our books out in the open. (Why are you hiding your books, Lyft?)
Square has robots that allow remote workers to “sit in” on meetings.
We have a dog that makes everyone want to come into the office, and “sits” on command (sometimes).
Here’s the link to sign a petition ensuring we’re included in the next “coolest San Francisco offices” list.
Just kidding, that takes you to a funny Youtube video.