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Author: warbac Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 3189  
Subject: coast Date: 12/29/2006 7:05 AM
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these old boards once a sea
now a salty bed and
empty but for the fool of dreams
and greed.
a hole in the pocket buys a paper
ticket on a train to nowhere but here.
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Author: whafa Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 3182 of 3189
Subject: Re: coast Date: 12/29/2006 8:47 AM
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We had some good times here.

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Author: RayRohn Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 3183 of 3189
Subject: Re: coast Date: 12/29/2006 12:27 PM
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Warbac nice to see ya!!!!
hope u had a great christmas and the top of the New Year to ya Next year!!!!!!


the older I get
I sometimes miss the old days
but I know that dreaming of the past
is the dreams of the fools...







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Author: warbac Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 3184 of 3189
Subject: Re: coast Date: 12/29/2006 3:06 PM
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Ray! hope your doing well.
those were the days weren't they! LOL
and a great newyear to you and yours as well!

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Author: warbac Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 3185 of 3189
Subject: Re: coast Date: 12/29/2006 8:16 PM
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yep! happy new year whafa

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Author: whafa Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 3186 of 3189
Subject: Re: coast Date: 12/29/2006 11:26 PM
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yep! happy new year whafa


Happy new year warby! One day I'm going to visit your farm. Maybe 2007?

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Author: notablelaggard Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 3187 of 3189
Subject: Re: coast Date: 12/30/2006 2:56 AM
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Huh ... outa sync aGAIN!

for me it was never the PT board ..

for YEARS it was the "Day Trading/Devil's Den" board ..
then it was the Shorting board for a year or two.

I can hardly believe now how MUCH time and sweat and adrenalin
I spent on those early mornings! Up at 5:30 or 6:00 every
morning ... now, honestly, I often don't climb into bed
until 5:am !!!

Anyway .. those WERE the days, indeed ...


nl

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Author: whafa Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 3188 of 3189
Subject: Re: coast Date: 12/30/2006 10:18 AM
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I can hardly believe now how MUCH time and sweat and adrenalin
I spent on those early mornings! Up at 5:30 or 6:00 every
morning ... now, honestly, I often don't climb into bed
until 5:am !!!


Shorting Stocks and the Devils Den were like trading rooms to me. The others were places you'd go after hours to talk about strategy over drinks. It was this whole website, buzzing. Warby is right, it's like a salt bed now and I wonder if those days are gone for good, or at least another 50 years.

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Author: notablelaggard Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: 3189 of 3189
Subject: Re: coast Date: 12/30/2006 5:19 PM
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Shorting Stocks and the Devils Den were like trading rooms to me. The others were places you'd go after hours to talk about strategy over drinks. It was this whole website, buzzing. Warby is right, it's like a salt bed now and I wonder if those days are gone for good, or at least another 50 years.

I do believe, just my own sense, that those days are gone to us for good. As you say something could occur again in 50 years .. but not for us. I recall days when a single stock would climb (or drop!) well over 100 points!!! UP ... DOWN ... UP!!! . . . Dooooowwwwn...
It was totally astonishing! There was a period of time when Amazon went up and up and up about 50 to 100 points a day for WEEKS! It was all insanity and no .. it won't happen again in our time.

It would be fun/interesting now to see an actual chart of how much people lost month by month. Did Jazbo really 'win'??? I dunno and we may never. I know that I lost an incredible amount of money over about 4 years of regular trading. All that I had, really. Now I have less than ANYone on these boards .. you can count on it.

I clearly and dearly remember that lovely picture of you, whafa, hugging that eNORmous tree! And the raised(?) beds in your backyard full of HOPS! And, also, snaps of your then girlfriend.
There was also a completely lovely picture of Warby leaning over his garlic out in the field looking up at the camera. And one of Jaz surrounded by his 'puter screens full of charts.
We had a real 'earlymorning club' going there for quite a while! Such fun!!!
((But WAY toooooo exPENsive for ME!!))


nl

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