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Old 05-03-2006, 12:19 PM   #1
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Get prepared for some draw-downs.

You heard it here first.*

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Old 05-03-2006, 12:23 PM   #2
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Haven't you been making that same prediction every day for many years now? How are those QQQQ puts doing?
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Ha, is this a "sell in May" call, a valuation call, or a prediction of a specific event (Iranian nonsense, etc.)?
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Old 05-03-2006, 12:47 PM   #4
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Haven't you been making that same prediction every day for many years now?* * How are those QQQQ puts doing?*
LOL*!*

Not too good, I admit. But, not only is that game not over, it isn't even halftime yet.*

Even with them losing, I am way ahead, because I would not have kept my other equity investments which have been very strong, and have upped my net worth meaningfully since I stated blathering about puts.

I can only bring myself to buy what seems to be cheap. Puts seemed cheap, so I bought them.

I look upon it as a hedge, but it is true, I also would like to get some juice out of them. Anyway, I knew I would draw a little flak, so that can liven up an otherwise slow day.

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Ha, is this a "sell in May" call, a valuation call, or a prediction of a specific event (Iranian nonsense, etc.)?
1) Valuation 2) Year 2 of presidential cycle 3) Sell in May 4) Various risks including but not limited to Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, BOP, morons running the US, etc, etc.

If we get through November unscathed, I probably will just sit out the rest of the game until and if I again like some values on individual stocks.

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Old 05-03-2006, 01:26 PM   #5
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Sell in May
Well, if enough people believe it, then it'll happen.

Here's the origin, supposedly:

Sell in May
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Get prepared for some draw-downs.

You heard it here first.*

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Draw downs, Tinfoil hats, space aliens, Louis Ruykeyser. Pretty scary stuff ! Is there a connection here ?

Fortunately I have my Lucky Astrology Mood Watch TM to save me. I am not worried !
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Get prepared for some draw-downs.

You heard it here first.

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I'm not sure what this means! - Was H*cus right after all?

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Old 05-03-2006, 06:57 PM   #8
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I'm not sure what this means! - Was H*cus right after all?
My guess is it doesn't mean much. I personally feel this way, but I admit I don't know anything.*

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Old 05-03-2006, 07:16 PM   #9
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I can only bring myself to buy what seems to be cheap.
***** is still waiting for that to happen. Timing is everything...
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I'm sorry, are we actually trying to attribute real intentions to *****? Honestly, I dont think he gives a rats ass about anything investing related.

My prediction: the return of bell bottoms, and perhaps tie-dye.
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My prediction: the return of bell bottoms, and perhaps tie-dye.
Perfect!* Part of my LBYM strategy is carefully packing away out-of-style clothes until the styles come back.* My bells and tie-dyes can be unpacked and ready to go in short order!*
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My prediction: the return of bell bottoms, and perhaps tie-dye.
Bell bottoms and tie-dye aren't still in style? I thought those looks I get were envy.
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:17 PM   #13
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OK guys, where have you been??!! (don't answer). I teach in a junior/senior high school, and bell bottoms are all da rage. I have a pair on now, as a matter of fact. Can Elephant bells be far behind? (I sure hope so - YUCK). In any event, thought I'd bring you up to date on the fashion world. Disclaimer: I live in Minnesota, which is not known for being the fashion capital of the world (although we do have the MOA).
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Old 05-04-2006, 12:22 PM   #14
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Yeah, i'm cheating a little on my prediction...I heard bell bottoms are coming back in. I figured the tie dye is a natural follow up.

I'm going to miss those low-rise jeans though. Gal walked through home depot the other day turning a sea of mens heads as she progressed down the main aisle. Might as well have just dropped them and walked through pantsless...
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My 20 year old neice will only wear bell bottoms/boot cut pants. She calls straight leg pants "ankle biters."
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I'm going to miss those low-rise jeans though.
Hey, we'll always have Google Images.

At least we can stop worrying about being ambushed by gender-equality buttcrack.
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I understand that there's a name for the roll of fat that today's average young woman sports above her low-rise jeans and below the hem of her shirt.

"Muffin Top."



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I understand that there's a name for the roll of fat that today's average young woman sports above her low-rise jeans and below the hem of her shirt.

"Muffin Top."* *
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Stop, you're making a skinny* old man hungry.

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"Muffin Top."* *
Hey, that could be a great UserID for yours truly, although "Rice Terraces" might be even more fitting.* *

Really, I've got to start exercising again.*

My prediction: I'll put it off.
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"Muffin Top."
THAT is SO wrong. There should be some extension of the old 1970's "spandex law" to stop that from happening.

If you're a huge blob of silly putty...please cover it up, do not force it into a couple of tight pieces of cloth and cause it to bulge! :P
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