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Old 08-07-2007, 08:32 PM   #1
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Who knew SEC filings could be so funny?

Shamelessly ripped off from a poster at TMF. Search on "ankle grabber" or "skin flute". Heheheheh...

CHAPMAN CAPITAL SC 13DA 12-14-2006
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Given your apparent lack of knowledge in this area, I also seriously doubt that U.S. history was available at your undergraduate alma mater (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; I suspect your curriculum may have been in TV/VCR repair, or perhaps Computer Drafting and Design was your specialty).
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I'm guessing that Chapman's planning to get over 10% to qualify for VIP seating at the next shareholder's meeting.

Brewer, outside of Asensio's shorting tactics, do you see these types of shenanigans frequently in filings? Given that Murdoch's publishing the WSJ now, can we look forward to reading about this drama in their pages?
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I wonder if the SEC is going have to start a rating system to keep innocent children from reading there more porngraphic filings. Skin flutes
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I'm guessing that Chapman's planning to get over 10% to qualify for VIP seating at the next shareholder's meeting.

Brewer, outside of Asensio's shorting tactics, do you see these types of shenanigans frequently in filings? Given that Murdoch's publishing the WSJ now, can we look forward to reading about this drama in their pages?
Chapman Capital is an activist hedge fund that does exactly this sort of thing al the time. They have a small following of people who wait on their next filing, since they are usually pretty amusing.

But they are hardly the only ones to do this. Here is another example: Schedule 13D Amendment No.1 Massbank Corp.

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Since almost all of MASB’s revenue is from spread income, and you make very few loans, I have been trying to ascertain what exactly it is that you do all day. Do you sit in front of the computer and look at money market yields? Do you play PONG on your Atari machine? Do you sneak into the bank vault and count your annual salary of half a million dollars? Whatever it is, you’re not doing anything to build shareholder value. I hope you reconsider my request to discuss strategic plans. Maybe you can squeeze it into your busy schedule. "

No mention of skin flutes, but still...
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