Zero Hedge's Top 10 Most Popular Posts In 2010

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Fri, 12/31/2010 - 19:15 | 840664 rosiescenario
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Thank you Tyler, all ZH posters....and a Happy New Year to all.

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 19:56 | 840736 jules from aus
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Hear hear

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 21:54 | 840892 Monkey Craig
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two guns up.

i hope all associated with this site have a happy and healthy new year

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 03:06 | 841246 Turd Ferguson
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ZH, the greatest website ever!

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 08:30 | 841356 Haywood Jablowme
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+2011...

 

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 16:02 | 841717 Ray1968
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I wish Tyler would boot the junk-monkey

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 20:12 | 841978 DocLogo
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i second that

 

(btw, who's junking people's praise?)

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 02:27 | 841221 Harbourcity
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+2010

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 11:11 | 841452 illyia
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Thank you Tyler et al for all you do.

You've actually changed the conversation. Quite a feat for a fantasy man and his girl (and their friends). May 2011 give you greater sources, more relentless research and financial gain.

i.

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 13:56 | 841577 gmrpeabody
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What happens in may...?

; -)

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 19:25 | 840677 akak
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ZeroHedge Rules!

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 22:46 | 840960 rocker
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This is why we read ZH.  The best of journalism. Unbiased, unfiltered, very scrutinized, very informative, and the best of financial honest news anywhere.    ZeroHedge Rules!!  +2 

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 02:02 | 841200 RockyRacoon
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Yep, it does.  I miss some of the old-timers.  Wish they'd all check back in for a 2011 appearance, even if a touch-n-go.   I'm looking forward to some real action in this new year.  Happy New Year to all!

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 04:02 | 841276 Cursive
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Happy New Year Rock!  ZH is great.  What about the old timers?  I think the popularity of the site keeps many away.  I saw deadhead and Howard Beale post recently.  MsCreant and Miles Kindig are still regular and I see Lizzy every so often.  Whatever happened to Gordon Gekko?  Project Mayhem?  Marla?  Was never a Cheeky Bastard fan, but he has many admirers.  Green Sharts?  phaesed?  There are many others, but these come immediately to my mind.

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 13:59 | 841585 gmrpeabody
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Cheeky probably will be sharing a room with Assange in 2011.

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 15:38 | 841691 woolly mammoth
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Gordon has been around some. He took B9K9's suggestion and ran (moved off shore), probably a good idea until all U.S. citizens become targets outside our borders for f**king up the whole world with our military expansionism and fractional banking system.

Sun, 01/02/2011 - 01:25 | 842275 Cursive
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@woolly

Thanks for the news.  Good luck to ole GG.  I rather think fly over country in the States will be just fine.  On a comparative basis, of course.

Fri, 01/14/2011 - 09:14 | 842418 Z
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Fri, 12/31/2010 - 19:34 | 840689 SwingForce
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Best Wishes for a Safe 2011! Thanks Zero-Hedge for providing The Timeline- often 1 to 2 days EARLIER than MSM, nice.  Hey, picking up on your comments about the US Taxpayer, maybe we can start a new statistic for 2011, "The Employed Taxpayer". Give monthly statistics, like the UNemployment rate, but this would track the number and % of people paying into the IRS and SS etc. Just a stray thought, thanks for everything.

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 19:32 | 840694 CD
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Thank you Tyler(s) and all at ZH. Happy New Year. For a blast from the past, here is last year's roster:

http://www.zerohedge.com/article/do-you-read-zero-hedge-review-zero-hedges-most-popular-articles-all-time2009

 

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 19:41 | 840709 Ray1968
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It's getting exciting now, two and one-half. Think of everything we've accomplished, man. Out these windows, we will view the collapse of financial history. One step closer to economic equilibrium.

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 00:32 | 841111 TheGoodDoctor
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And hopefully a few that decide to jump because of their crimes. ;P

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 19:42 | 840713 Milestones
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Zerohedge, in less than a year went from an interesting read, to a MUST read. I have been vastly improved in grasping what is really happening. Thank you and all the contributors. I have learned much.     Milestones

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 20:51 | 840820 Manbarepig
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Ditto. Cheers to all and very happy new year.

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 19:44 | 840714 lynnybee
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Oh !   I remember this from last year !!  This is my favorite thing ..... the TOP 10 .   A whole year has gone by, I was educated about silver & have accumulated all year instead of putting money in a bank or wasting money on worthless crap made in CHINA ..........please be proud of me, I  have managed to accumulate 500 bullion silver eagles in one year's time !!     I'm so proud of myself & thank ZEROHEDGE for knowledge.   & my sister, my husband & adult children still think I'm the nutty one, & if I mention economic collapse just one more time they are going to have me committed.......they are the idiots, not me.

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 20:00 | 840739 tmosley
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Buy some silver, then show them a year from now how it has gone up X00%.  Tell them that crazy or not, you know how to make money a lot better than they do, and that they should listen to you on economic matters.  This is how I convinced my father to finally bite the bullet and buy silver.  He's not cashing out his retirement account yet, but he's pretty close.

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 21:17 | 840856 delacroix
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I may be a little crazy, but I'm not stupid. It's amazing how a little pile of silver, can dispel hopelessness, one of it's many qualities.

Sun, 01/02/2011 - 04:34 | 842371 Armchair Bear
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Congrats on your silver collection.  I started about a year and a half ago - wish I had sooner!  Keep buying - it's going to keep going up and up - and keep spreading the word.  You know if you don't you will feel guilty about the people you didn't tell...

I don't care if people think I'm an idiot for buying silver - among other things I buy (not designer clothes or fancy vacations...) because I sleep better at night for it. 

One thing I really like is a good night's sleep.  Also, since I started paying attention, I have some hope that I could be well off someday, perhaps even retire - perhaps even at a younger age...

Because I have always known there was not going to be any social security for my generation (X).

 

Happy New Year everybody. 

 

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 19:47 | 840719 Hitmannie
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ZH I Like You But You Should Be Focussing More On How To Save Your Money And Also Stay Out Of The Business Where Everybody Want To Fuck You. Bonds And Equities, There All Bullshit. Take One Advise, Let There Be Some Money On Your Bank Account And Be Flexible. I Live In Spain And Here Nobody Seems To Care About The Crisis. They Just Are Thinking How To Take Advantages Of The Situation. 

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 19:55 | 840732 VegasBD
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Thank you Tyler Durden(s).

Also thaks to all the commenters, I learn just as much reading everyone's comments.

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 19:56 | 840735 VegasBD
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Except Harry of course...

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 01:51 | 841193 Zero Debt
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HarryWanger is considered to be a contrarian indicator on this site :)

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 20:15 | 840741 samsara
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Thank you ZH for just being here and being exactly what you have been.

Don't change a F$cking thing...

Happy New Year Tyler, 

and ZH posters(Especially B9K9, Cog D, Highplains, etc)

Not including Wang

 

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 20:04 | 840750 ufamizm
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Huge props to Tyler and the entire ZH crew for a spectacular job!

Your fresh air was the best performing commodity of the year.

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 20:14 | 840767 Stephanovic
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Easily the best website on the internets

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 20:17 | 840773 stormsailor
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happy new year zh, may 2011 bring the great reset so that we can go forward and enjoy the fruits of our labor. 

 

 

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 20:30 | 840789 umop episdn
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Upon re-reading some of the older posts and the following comments, I realized that there are fewer 'paid for' and troll posts these days. I doubt that was a freebie--so a big THANK YOU to whomever(s) managed that feat!

ZeroHedge for the win!

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 20:50 | 840819 Silva Plata
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Thanks to all who contribute to ZH. I've learned more valuable info here than from my Econ classes in college. About a year ago I closed my ML account and went all in on physical gold and silver! Hahahahaha!!!

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 20:52 | 840823 breezer1
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i used to get up in the morning to coffee , juice , a little bacon and toast. i would read a little news , do a few chores . i used to take walks or wet a line , maybe a nap by the stream if the weather allowed.

 since ZH came along i get in arguments with my neighbors about politicians and bank policies.  it drives me crazy to see prices increase at the supermarket and the pumps. if it wasn't for that lunatic bill banzi7 i would probably be in fist fights every day.

i must admit that it started with bill buckler's twice monthly newsletter. thats when i fearfully invested in gold and silver. yes it was about 3 years ago and there is a nice profit but now i am unable to claim that profit because ZH is now my homepage. the news, comments and black humor is like a daily torture. 

as soon as i believe it might be safe to cash in TD reports that this one or that one  has run out of gold or silver or that the grand ponzi is even grander.

i was going to buy a place in florida until george washington talked about the bp spill or a video interview of some joker appears here talking about the real state of real estate.

then there is " i told you so " reggie . and he always seems to be right. i know he is breaking some law somewhere. nobody can be right all the time .

my new years resolution is to find a support group to deal with my addiction. there must be a 12 or 15 or even a 38 step plan out there. i know its time when my wife tells Christmas visitors to "just ignore him". 

happy new year to all my co-dependents and ZH.

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 22:12 | 840911 yabyum
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Breezer 1, Do ZH between the fly hatches and the big powder storms. Watch the PM price, and have a HNY...tight lines to all!

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 09:37 | 840919 breezer1
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i keep removing it as my homepage only to get anxiety attacks whenever i see someone on the news saying the recovery is here. i used to love gardening until all that 'green shoots' shit.

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 20:52 | 840825 gwar5
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Wow! Capital controls was the way big winner.

Missed the article at the time, but knew about it anyway. Went back and read. Worse than I thought.

In Costa Rica already saw last year the US IRS expanded into big new building and banks were harrassing expats.  Woman who got $600/mo SS sent to her from states had her meager account frozen until she produced last 3 years IRS returns. She wasn't the only one by far. All the banks in the world now work for the IRS.

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 21:08 | 840843 Browncoat79
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Happy New Year ZeroHedge! You are my number one website for 2010/2011, and you helped wean me off of Politics.ie! Keep it up! Love from Ireland, and Áthbhliain faoi mhaise daoibh go léir. (Happy NY in Gaelic) xxo

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 21:27 | 840867 Hephasteus
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Happy New Year ZeroHedge!! Great year you all had. Didn't think you could top the HFT stuff in 08 09 but ya did!!

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 21:31 | 840870 ebworthen
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The "Capital Controls" piece, combined with the others (especially precious metals and sovereign defaults) make it clear that the time to expatriate is sooner rather than later.

Most of the suburban Wonder Bread crowd are still smoking the hookah, and would not believe to think that their government would confiscate their IRA, 401K, or other investments (albeit stealthily for the time being).

I pity the fool!

Long PM's and another nation to pledge allegiance too (?) - because my faith in this one is cooked.

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 21:44 | 840881 alien-IQ
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Discovering Zero Hedge was one of the few bright spots in an otherwise brutally depressing year.

Thank you all.

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 21:55 | 840894 No More Bubbles
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#1 - 172,155 reads

I'm bummed the # isn't 10 or even 100 times that.  It certainly should be.......

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 22:06 | 840904 SamuelMaverick
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ZH is one of the best weapons in my armory to fight the good fight against the many evils in the financial world. Thank you fight club, Tyler, and all of ZH's contributors for the great information and education during the past year. 2010 was one hell of a ride, and it looks like 2011 is going to be even wilder.  The only bad thing I can say after this past year of ZH in my head is that cannot watch the regular MSM news outlets because it feels like I am listening to 4 year olds reading See Spot Run.. Yours, Maverick

Fri, 12/31/2010 - 22:11 | 840913 MsCreant
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Prince didn't do bad on the lyrics to this thing. The year ain't right, but the spirit is.

I was dreamin' when I wrote this
Forgive me if it goes astray

But when I woke up this mornin'
Coulda sworn it was judgment day

The sky was all purple
There were people runnin' everywhere

Tryin' 2 run from the destruction
U know I didn't even care

'Cuz they say two thousand zero zero party over
Oops out of time
So tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999

I was dreamin' when I wrote this
So sue me if I go 2 fast

But life is just a party
And parties weren't meant 2 last

War is all around us
My mind says prepare 2 fight

So if I gotta die
I'm gonna listen 2 my body tonight

Yeah, they say two thousand zero zero party over
Oops out of time
So tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999
Yeah

Lemme tell ya somethin'
If U didn't come 2 party
Don't bother knockin' on my door
I got a lion in my pocket
And baby he's ready 2 roar

Yeah, everybody's got a bomb
We could all die any day
But before I'll let that happen
I'll dance my life away

They say two thousand zero zero party over
Oops out of time
We're runnin' outta time
So tonight we gonna, we gonna (Tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999)

Say it 1 more time
Two thousand zero zero party over
Oops out of time
No, no
So tonight we gonna, we gonna (Tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999)

Alright, it's 1999
You say it, 1999
1999
1999 don't stop, don't stop, say it 1 more time

Two thousand zero zero party over
Oops out of time
Yeah, Yeah
So tonight we gonna, we gonna (Tonight I'm gonna party like it's 1999)

Yeah, 1999
Don'tcha wanna go
Don'tcha wanna go
We could all die any day
I don't wanna die
I'd rather dance

 

Sat, 01/01/2011 - 12:00 | 841479 DaveyJones
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the country formerly known as

thank you ZH for reporting and making history 

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