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Old 01-04-2011, 08:38 AM   #21
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Old 01-04-2011, 08:39 AM   #22
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I'd like to respectfully request that permission be granted for my observance in silence from this point forward.
You don't need anyone's permission since the consequences of your actions -- to suffer or to enjoy -- are solely yours... as we, too, are free to react in our own individual way(s).
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Old 01-04-2011, 08:40 AM   #23
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So, personal swipes toward me are acceptable (Lebed) but they're not to be reciprocated? That's fair.

Since this site is full of useful information - and since I obviously don't fit the mold here with regard to my investment approach - I'd like to respectfully request that permission be granted for my observance in silence from this point forward.
It's not your investment approach that grates. In any event, I am happy to be of service.
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Old 01-04-2011, 12:12 PM   #24
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Wow.... another flame out.... I have not been here as long as others, but this seems to be a record in time...
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Old 01-04-2011, 09:49 PM   #25
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Decided to check it out.... 31 hours 11 minutes... anybody flame out faster
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You guys are a lot tougher than I am - I was giving him the benefit of the doubt. And I thought I'd seen it all. Your radar is tuned well, at least for this board.
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Old 01-04-2011, 10:52 PM   #27
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Damn, now what am I going to do with my 100% asset allocation in FFIV?
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Old 01-04-2011, 11:25 PM   #28
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Hey, WS, weren't you 100% in beaver cheese futures some time ago? Sold them all to go into FFIV, didn't you? How did you make out with that commodity trade?
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Decided to check it out.... 31 hours 11 minutes... anybody flame out faster
Not in recent memory. Some months back JohnGalt/JG/MRGALT2U tried to post under a new name, but as soon as a moderator read his post he was outta here.

A while before then the mods had identified a few poster names which had been "reserved" by OAP for use if/when he was banned. As soon as he'd post under them, they'd ban him. But that speedy response time was with forewarning.
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Not in recent memory. Some months back JohnGalt/JG/MRGALT2U tried to post under a new name, but as soon as a moderator read his post he was outta here.

A while before then the mods had identified a few poster names which had been "reserved" by OAP for use if/when he was banned. As soon as he'd post under them, they'd ban him. But that speedy response time was with forewarning.
Yea.... but.... he WANTS to post here... so I would put them in different categories... this guy came and voluntarily went quickly... heck MMND lasted a long time compared to this guy...
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Since this site is full of useful information - and since I obviously don't fit the mold here with regard to my investment approach - I'd like to respectfully request that permission be granted for my observance in silence from this point forward.
Don't take it personally, but always remember what your mother taught you: "if you can't say something nice"............................................. .........
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Damn, now what am I going to do with my 100% asset allocation in FFIV?
For now, cry in your beer.


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Old 01-24-2011, 06:48 PM   #33
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Well, I am not the one crying this time...

Bought FFIV at $21.75 on 1/9/2008. Sold half at $142.14 on 1/12/2011.

Then, when the recent quarterly report came out, sold the remaining half at $112.59 on 1/20/2011.

Today, 1/24/2011, it is at $105.38.

I have made a couple of round trips on FFIV before. Let's see...

Bought at $17.47 on 5/16/2000. Sold at $22.50 on 6/12/2000. Forgot why I held it for only a month.

Bought at $29.31 on 12/24/2007. Sold at $28.12 on 12/31/2007. Wow, only held it for a week that time. Wonder what made me change my mind so quickly.

Anyway, it was the third trade that made me the most money after holding it for 3 years. Darn, if only I had bought more than just 100 shares. Still, the gain of more than $10K was almost enough to give to my daughter as the down payment on the townhouse she is buying. Nice...
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