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Subject: Re: Saving Mom's Portfolio.... Date: 1/13/2004 8:45 PM
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Well, whether it was intentional or not, I was correct in doubting the claim of a return of 12% guaranteed, and I certainly didn't deserve to be insulted for it (especially considering I was correct).

I didn't insult you; I made the mistake of committing a friendly ribbing on an unwilling participant. Insult implies insolence or insensitiviy on my part, which I don't think applies.

I wasn't clear, but I wasn't referring to *your* comment. I was referring to yobria's comment:
"For someone listing his occupation as "Money Manager", it's surprising you don't understand this most basic financial instrument."

And after I said:
"12% per year guaranteed? I find that *extremely* hard to believe."
buzman replied:
"And you will be extremelly wrong"

I thought the attitude wasn't justified, especially considering I was extremely correct.

You knew what the author was trying to convey by his post, and chose to focus on semantics in your reply

I *didn't* know what the author was trying to convey. When yobria said return, I thought he meant return. I'm funny that way.
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