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Sat, 08/18/2012 - 20:18 | Link to Comment Zodiac
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WB7: How about doing a boxing poster:  two boxers glove to glove:

Mitt "The Great White Dope" Romney vs. Smokin' Barack Obama

Romney with a pale skinny white body and Obama sucking hard on a fattie

November 6, 2012

Brought to you by Unbelievable Fraud and Corruption 2012 (UFC 2012)

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Sat, 08/18/2012 - 17:12 | Link to Comment Translator
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The  BOOBS who invested in Facebook are the very same boobs that had a job and still believed in Hoax and Change.



There's a sucker born every second.

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 17:32 | Link to Comment New_Meat
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"There's a sucker born every second."

Why, that's business at the speed of the internet!

- Ned

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 11:58 | Link to Comment nick howdy
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For those who say that people get conned due to a lack of math skills..That's BS....

People trying to get rich quick fall prey to cons..and sometimes the conman gets over on some innocent sucker/mark..

A visual demonstration:

Was it math skills that got the store owner screwed or was it that she just wasn't paying attention?

Know your cons....

Maybe people need more knowledge in "slight of hand" skills.

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 10:37 | Link to Comment bankruptcylawyer
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with all the porn on the internet you'd think there'd have been an IPO by now. seriously, you'd have had an IPO bigger than apple if you could sell the idea. 

biggest porn company in the world!

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 08:34 | Link to Comment torak
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aaaaAAND It's GONE!!!

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 07:58 | Link to Comment negative rates
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Lookout below, watch the time go out the window.

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 07:41 | Link to Comment nmewn
Sat, 08/18/2012 - 04:54 | Link to Comment Coldfire
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The farce that just keeps on giving. Like!

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 03:42 | Link to Comment Me_Myself_and_I
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It's a little known statistical fact that exactly half the population are below average intelligence, and half are above.

Overlay the 101 ways to transfer wealth from the duped to the dupers.. and someday you get something really brilliant.  Like stock fads.  Real estate manias.  Abandonment of fundamental investment principles.  And a world where less than half the folks fervently believe that a website that allows people to betch and post boring pics of their lives would earn a valuation multiple 5x that of companies that've been around for multiple centuries (say, Heinz), makes real products and earns money. 

Oh lords of the Zerohedge, please link your site to FB so I may better "like" your articles.

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 03:31 | Link to Comment bunnyswanson
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August 17, 2012

A military veteran by the name of Brandon J. Raub was allegedly detained for posts on his facebook page.

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 03:28 | Link to Comment dust to dust
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 No kidding WB7. A Dog can and will take a dump any time and any place it chooses. I love canines.

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 03:26 | Link to Comment williambanzai7
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All kidding aside, that chart depicts precisely how todays IPO scam works and trust me, the people who perpetrate it are not embarrassed in the least.

So yes, I am reposting it with the intention of rubbing it in.

There are plenty of other pieces of dog shit out there that fit into the same chart. What mind boggling here is the size of the current float and the overhang of restricted shares that will free up for trading in the next 18 months. Who could not see this coming except the perfect fool?

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 07:23 | Link to Comment Withdrawn Sanction
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What mind boggling here is the size of the current float and the overhang of restricted shares

Yes indeed.  I remember not too terribly long ago when AT&T had the largest float of any stock issued at just over a billion shares.  It was considered mind-bogglingly large at the time.  FB has something like 1.2 or 1.4B of float overhang scheduled to come onto the market between now and the end of the addition to the IPO load.  

You could also have predicted this when they made a movie of Suckerberg, FB was on the cover of magazines, and the hype surrounding the company was bordering on idol worship.  The other day though I heard the anchors on BB dissing FB saying they never use it anymore, implying it's so 2011.  Yeah, right, where were these clowns last spring when their assessment would have been more valuable?  What a scam.

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 07:27 | Link to Comment williambanzai7
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I know a few people who use FB quietly and enjoy what they are doing. But they would never pay a dime for it, because it is mediocre in terms of its functionality and top heavy with bullshit that everyone hates.

Now they think they are too big to fail. Famous last words.

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 12:15 | Link to Comment diogeneslaertius
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the chart is, in actuality, a very clear and honest attempt to chart the reality of the underlying mechanisms/dynamics


its quite remarkable and it is also delightful :)

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 04:23 | Link to Comment BeetleBailey
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The Golden Turd Ball moniker alone should have this diagram winning some type of prestigious award WB.

Excllent (and accurate) description.


Sat, 08/18/2012 - 03:05 | Link to Comment dust to dust
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 Excessively particular. Especially with firearms. Aim and let it FLY.

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 02:21 | Link to Comment dust to dust
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Robert Hunter and the Dead always deal in GOLD and SILVER. HONEST or I'll leave your dead ass lyin by the side of the road. My Uncle taught me well. 

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 02:44 | Link to Comment Yen Cross
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  Your Uncle was " Fastidious".

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 02:07 | Link to Comment ebworthen
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I say again, how are MySpace, Yahoo, and AOL doing?




And for that matter:  Pet Rocks, Cabbage Patch Dolls, and Furbies?

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 02:39 | Link to Comment Yen Cross
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 I'm long ( DXY) and gbp/usd!

                                                   I'm tracking the ECB and the RBA.     If you want to fill the FX GAP , it's about euro/gbp!

       Are we (square)?

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 02:19 | Link to Comment Yen Cross
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Zero Interest! This thread is about WB-7. He's a great Idealist!

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 01:05 | Link to Comment Yen Cross
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  Spock just unloaded ( vix) Bill! Take some cash off the table!

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 00:20 | Link to Comment Wannabee
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Facebook, aka Webvan

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 23:34 | Link to Comment Long-John-Silver
Fri, 08/17/2012 - 23:13 | Link to Comment wharfdaddy
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Nothing left to do but SMILE...SMILE ..SMILE


Sat, 08/18/2012 - 00:02 | Link to Comment Yen Cross
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 You are all a bunch of " Sic"  PUPPy's

                                                                                               Banzai-7 I'm appalled!   Why would allow this behavior on your Z/H open thread?

                       It's nice to have you back WB-7!


Fri, 08/17/2012 - 20:40 | Link to Comment nah
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give a man a photograph shared in the cloud and you shall save him save 5 cents a day


teach a man to share photographs in the cloud and he will invest with his 401k

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 20:26 | Link to Comment WilliamShatner
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Karl Denninger stated just after FB went public that it was worth 2-4 bucks a share.

BTW, he was serious.

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 12:31 | Link to Comment DarthVaderMentor
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and of course, the Donglicker's advice as an equities trader savant is just flawless isn't it? That's why his site is essentially dying a slow death by lack of traffic.

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 20:58 | Link to Comment AlphaDawg
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Do your own analysis!

Have you heard of fundamental analysis? Google it fuckface

He said this......she said that....blah blah

You are a gimp

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 19:53 | Link to Comment disabledvet
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"I let out my barbaric yawp" (Walt Whitman)...yet again. In the world of "over/under" what is the under of integrity again? Of course Wall Street is shameless... but broke too? You would think they might TONE IT DOWN a little when it comes to proclaiming doing exactly the wrong thing "for both the folks and the Street." the the that equities rose not only today but all week..and now all Summer. How does the market expand its breadth and depth when the folks tasked with giving the folks the most basic of truths ("Facebook is a moonshot and we're swimming in oil--SELL!") simply talk la la land instead? What does this say about the view of the people who really DO have integrity in that world? "Now back to your regularly scheduled programmer" folks! Sorry to bother ya 'bout it.

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 19:50 | Link to Comment hangemhigh77
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Fri, 08/17/2012 - 19:26 | Link to Comment acompletedouche
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I got out around $41.00 in the first few hours,I knew the hype was to drag every retail moron in for the ride to the basement.Wish I had the balls to short that POS.

Worth $2.00 MAYBE

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 19:47 | Link to Comment AlphaDawg
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WB try something new. Its all getting a bit repetitive.

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 09:27 | Link to Comment quasimodo
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Troll, how appropriate is your avatar. Go jump in a lake-don't forget the cement boots


Fri, 08/17/2012 - 19:26 | Link to Comment dwdollar
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I was hoping you would bring back the Hopium Continuum for FB.

That's one of my favorites.

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 18:46 | Link to Comment blueridgeviews
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I thought insiders weren't allowed to sell their shares for 2 years after going public. When did this change?

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 22:50 | Link to Comment williambanzai7
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The lockup arrangements are contractual.

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 18:45 | Link to Comment SgtSchultz
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Personally my favorite is the Facebook Banzai "Titantic"

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 18:32 | Link to Comment steveo77
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Fri, 08/17/2012 - 18:35 | Link to Comment The Monkey
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That is the fucking shit Williambanzai! The pig is flat out one of your best!!!

Sat, 08/18/2012 - 06:27 | Link to Comment falak pema
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maybe facefall will get desperate and ask groupon to sell its stock in gangbanged and couponed prices in Walmart. 

Befuddled, bewildered and spreadeagled; but never abandoned and spoiled beyond recognition. 

"I am the youngest kid on the block and the richest, the hottest and the purtiest. So respect me. I am your futureeeeeee!" 

Somebody else made the same rapprochement :

Face-Off: FaceBerg Groupon'd At Half-Off IPO Price | ZeroHedge

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 18:20 | Link to Comment Lost Wages
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OMFG is that Farmville pig committing hari kari? It's just money little piggie!

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 17:55 | Link to Comment New_Meat
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WB7, the porcine visuals are rather ... disturbing.  and well done, but don't tell my uncle, OK?

- Ned

{and I hope that the time off was refreshing, we're into the mid-distances now}

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 17:43 | Link to Comment Arnold Ziffel
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Luckily, FB has 'bottomed'...or is that 'housing'?

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 17:58 | Link to Comment Piranhanoia
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here piggy.  FatBacon

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 18:03 | Link to Comment francis_sawyer
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Pork bellies!... I knew it!

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 17:41 | Link to Comment palmereldritch
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With proven celebrity muppet endorsement FaCeBOoB is poised for takeoff!

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