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Subject: Rule Breakers Pitch Date: 8/3/2013 7:01 PM
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just a small nit to pick with this ad


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I was reading an article about Noodles on the home page and this was at the bottom so I clicked on it to see if there was actually a free stock pick. There was not. The ad went on for over 30 minutes and never mentioned the stock. It was mainly a sales pitch for Rule Breakers. It teased and hinted at what this next million dollar idea was but never said. Jeremy Philips was the pitch man. Apparently he is investing $117 K in the mystery stock and confident it will reach $1 million by 2018. Jeremy highlights all of the Rule Breaker winners and guarantees this will be Baidu, Chipotle Amazon, IPG Photonics etc all triple digit gainers. While I now have the greatest respect for the growth stories the Gardners uncover and am searching for a place for it in my own damaged investment psyche, these misleading pitches are a grave disappointment. The stock idea was not exactly free with no strings attached. It could only be claimed by giving your credit card number and signing on and being charged for the newsletter--2 years is $249. Yes you can get your money back if you need to up to 30 days, but still--not really free and clear of obligation. We are then obligated to contact the Fool and request a refund and make sure the credit card is properly credited. Something of a pain for a free pick. They are better than this. When will they stop with these misleading come ons? Anyway after letting the thing run in the background for about 45 minutes I still didn't get the free pick.

I do think it's probably Linked In and an interesting story on its own.
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