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Who had the best box at the Hong Kong Sevens?

Our annual pub crawl, err box tour, at the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens proved that while there was still plenty of liquor, the banks had cut back on trimmings and give-aways.

My, how times have changed. For the first time ever, bankers begged us not to select them the winners of this competition.

Any bank that has taken or been forced to take government money to help buoy its bottom line, went to great lengths to demonstrate how modest its Sevens box was. They noted that the bankers who flew in for the event did so on their own dime, that the live music or elaborate sound systems of previous years had been replaced by i-Pods, and that they had not splurged on decadent decorations.

Also, there was a distinct lack of scantily clad women, and no excess of branded give-away T-shirts,...

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