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Groupon Gently Mocks Itself

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groupon-clones.jpgGroupon educates consumers about the "quiet period" that companies (like, for instance, Groupon) enter as they prepare to go public. Most public statements are prohibited, so the daily deal giant instead suggests some media hazing rituals to help a company in its quiet period "thicken its skin, atrophy its soul, and finally grow up into a real corporation." [Groupon Blog]