No really… forget about all those times I threw around superlatives like styrofoam peanuts, this is the real deal: Zappos has the best dev team ever. Don’t believe me? Check this out:
It was my first day back in the office after my less-than-stellar week in SF. At around 1:30 PM I get off the phone from a drawn out conference call and I start talking to Aki. I notice he’s wearing a bright orange shirt, and I’m pretty sure he wasn’t wearing it before, but I continue talking to him without looking at it closely. Then it slowly dawns on me that everyone on the team is suddenly wearing bright orange shirts. It takes me a moment to focus on the image on the front. But when i do, here is what I see…
For those even slower than me, this is a reference to the approximate cost of the two surgeries I’ve had on my arm. Looking around at everyone wearing my day-glo goofy mug, I couldn’t help laughing. Then they pulled out a shirt of my very own, which I quickly donned:
Super cool! Each shirt also features three screws on the back, presumably the ones that stripped:
I was truly touched. And I turned beet red laughing. Or so i am told. Thanks you crazy folks!