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Is this the way to do an audit?

| March 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

PWC auditors singing a spoof of “Show me the way to Amarillo”. If you cannot view the movie try this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56pAdTGHoqc

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The Great Accounting Ride

| March 11, 2008 | 0 Comments

Step right up to the Great Accounting Ride. No crowds. Sponsored by your favourite Big Six firm and Fortune 500 company. Jump in a car; off we go. We start at the dawn of civilization. Mud and wood huts, the village is planting seeds for grain crops. It’s the late stone age, but real progress […]

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YouTube – Real Stories – Street Accountants

| March 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

A news feature on the life of street accountants. If you cannot view the movie try this link http://youtube.com/watch?v=A_lOvlrycfQ

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YouTube – The Accountant

| March 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

Arnold Schwarzenegger movie trailer spoof on the accountancy profession. If you cannot view the movie try this link http://youtube.com/watch?v=sUx87Vt6Mbo

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YouTube – Monty Python – The Lion Tamer

| March 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

Great sketch from the Python Show – the one that started it all. If you cannot view the movie try this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMOmB1q8W4Y

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Who was the first accountant?

| March 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

Accounting may be as old as civilization. As wealth was accumulated, inventories of wealth were needed. Writing was invented as a convenient way to track commercial transactions and accumulated assets in an abstract way. The “inventions” of money, banking, and credit took place and were important components of a rise of the great civilizations of […]

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Shakespeares Favourite Excel Formula

| January 19, 2008 | 0 Comments

It’s a little-known fact… Shakespeare was working on an Excel spreadsheet and created a formula that inspired one of his most famous lines. =OR (B2, NOT (B2) )

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Excel Spreadsheet Poem

| January 19, 2008 | 0 Comments

=((A1+B1+C1+(A2*SQRT(B2)))/C2)+(A3*B3)=(C3^A4)+B4 The formula above is actually a poem: A dozen, a gross and a score Plus three times the square root of four Divided by seven Plus five times eleven Equals nine squared and not a bit more  

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YouTube – At Last the 1948 Show – Chartered Accountant Dance

| January 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

Great sketch from the pre-Python Show At Last the 1948 Show. This sketch features Tim-Brooke Taylor dancing some crazy moves!   If you cannot view the movie try this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4awZg4QOqA  

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Song Parodies with an Accountancy Theme

| January 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

Predominantly Enron based parodies. The Ballad of Jed Clampett (Beverly Hillbillies Theme) The Ballad of Kenny-Boy parodied by Ed Gibbon Clementine Prison time parodied by Bill Tong Da Doo Run Run by the Crystals Enron-ron-ron parodied by Alex Riggle Doo Doo Enron parodied by Jim Bernath Unto Enron parodied by Darrell Decker Enron-ron-ron at Arthur […]

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