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Post by dualstow » Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:50 pm

Me neither. Sorry, Smithers O0 We must all seem really old to you. But I *am* glad you’re enjoying.

If that’s about Jim Cramer on cnbc i can’t stand him, but not because he’s Gollum. It’s because he talks about his wife’s restaurant and Italy or his dad & baseball or some inside joke that Carl and David have to explain. And maybe a few words about stocks — usually how he met the CEO. Unwatchable. Bloomberg & Fox Biz are better. What do they watch in Canada?
Tell me in another thread if you want.
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dualstow wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:50 pm
Me neither. Sorry, Smithers O0 We must all seem really old to you. But I *am* glad you’re enjoying.

If that’s about Jim Cramer on cnbc i can’t stand him, but not because he’s Gollum. It’s because he talks about his wife’s restaurant and Italy or his dad & baseball or some inside joke that Carl and David have to explain. And maybe a few words about stocks — usually how he met the CEO. Unwatchable. Bloomberg & Fox Biz are better. What do they watch in Canada?
Tell me in another thread if you want.
We don't have much in terms of any kind of robust or highly-watched money show here in Canada. We pretty well just piggyback off of U.S. outlets like CNBC.

Huh, I never realized that. Kind of sad. :o
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Post by Mark Leavy » Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:19 pm

Three logisticians just finished dinner, and the waitress comes up and asks "do y'all want dessert?"
The first logistician says "I don't know." The second also says "I don't know." The last says "yes, we would."
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Post by dualstow » Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:59 pm

Mark Leavy wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:19 pm
Three logisticians just finished dinner, and the waitress comes up and asks "do y'all want dessert?"
The first logistician says "I don't know." The second also says "I don't know." The last says "yes, we would."
Took me way too long to get this, and I did some searching.
And even though i think I get it, it doesn’t make sense. EDIT- oh, wait, yes it does. How great. O0
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Post by Smith1776 » Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:21 pm

dualstow wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:59 pm
Mark Leavy wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:19 pm
Three logisticians just finished dinner, and the waitress comes up and asks "do y'all want dessert?"
The first logistician says "I don't know." The second also says "I don't know." The last says "yes, we would."
Took me way too long to get this, and I did some searching.
And even though i think I get it, it doesn’t make sense. EDIT- oh, wait, yes it does. How great. O0
This post and your Columbo avatar are perfect together lmao.
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Post by dualstow » Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:37 am

Lots of Bernie Sanders inaugural memes out there.
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Post by Smith1776 » Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:41 am

https://9gag.com/gag/aZ0xgPX

Lo-Fi Bernie. Beats to study and relax to!
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Post by Kriegsspiel » Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:45 pm

Smith1776 wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:50 pm
LOL. https://www.reddit.com/r/wallstreetbets ... er_is_not/



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Post by Tortoise » Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:25 pm

Kriegsspiel wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:45 pm
Smith1776 wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:50 pm
LOL. https://www.reddit.com/r/wallstreetbets ... er_is_not/

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Thinking of youuuuuuuuu.
Smithers, is the basic idea that big Wall Street investors short-sold GameStop stock because they thought the company was about to go bankrupt, but then a group of activist investors on Reddit (r/wallstreetbets) who had fond memories of GameStop and wanted to keep it alive decided to fight back by going long on the stock, thus creating a short squeeze that's now screwing over the Wall Street short-sellers?
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Re: The Meme Thread

Post by pp4me » Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:47 pm

Tortoise wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:25 pm
Kriegsspiel wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:45 pm
Smith1776 wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:50 pm
LOL. https://www.reddit.com/r/wallstreetbets ... er_is_not/

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Thinking of youuuuuuuuu.
Smithers, is the basic idea that big Wall Street investors short-sold GameStop stock because they thought the company was about to go bankrupt, but then a group of activist investors on Reddit (r/wallstreetbets) who had fond memories of GameStop and wanted to keep it alive decided to fight back by going long on the stock, thus creating a short squeeze that's now screwing over the Wall Street short-sellers?
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Re: The Meme Thread

Post by pp4me » Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:51 pm

pp4me wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:47 pm
Tortoise wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:25 pm
Kriegsspiel wrote:
Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:45 pm
Smith1776 wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:50 pm
LOL. https://www.reddit.com/r/wallstreetbets ... er_is_not/

dsalfkjasdlkfjsdlk.png
Thinking of youuuuuuuuu.
Smithers, is the basic idea that big Wall Street investors short-sold GameStop stock because they thought the company was about to go bankrupt, but then a group of activist investors on Reddit (r/wallstreetbets) who had fond memories of GameStop and wanted to keep it alive decided to fight back by going long on the stock, thus creating a short squeeze that's now screwing over the Wall Street short-sellers?
I'm guessing that Smithers found the rant itself humorous, as I did, rather than whatever it was trying to say but he can speak for himself.

That reddit post has now been censored so let that be a lesson to those who post memes providing only links to the original. Better to do what Smithers did and provide the image and/or the gist of a story before somebody takes it down.
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Post by Smith1776 » Sat Jan 23, 2021 12:38 pm

Honestly guys, I don't know EXACTLY how Gamestop became the mega meme stock it did. Really, by Wall Street Bets' own admission, they are not a very well coordinated group. I imagine the fervour around the stock rose organically through the subreddit's various discussions.

If I had to guess, it probably started with the user u/deepfuckingvalue sharing with everyone how he made a massive call option bet on the company. When the bet paid off it became the meme-ist of meme stocks.

That said... GME TO THE MOOOOOOOONNNN.

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Post by Smith1776 » Sat Jan 23, 2021 1:48 pm

Relevant GME article: https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/22/2224 ... volatility


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Post by Kriegsspiel » Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:32 pm

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Post by Smith1776 » Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:40 pm

Stoncks only go up, guys. O0
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