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Eurogroup Press Conference In Progress

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Update 3: Conference begins now

Update 2: At this point the conference, if at all, will be held at 3:30 am CET. Probably would be better to just scrap it all, put a fork in Greece and go home. The second the 10 page Greek "sustainability" report hits the public it's lights out.

Update: 23:00 CET has come and gone. Next stop: midnight. As a reminder, the October 2011 official second Greek bailout announcement was delayed until 4 am.

According to a just released update on the website of the European Council, the much anticipated press conference "to end all press conferences" will take place at 23:00 CET, or 5 pm Eastern. What will then likely happen is another delay until midnight, then later, then finally when Europe is sleeping a few finance ministers will say that the Deal is virtually done, the terms of the PSI are agreed upon (except that "some" creditors, those who have a blocking stake, will vote no and force the use of CACs and thus trigger a default before March 20) with the exception of a few minor outstanding items, such as whose debt is cut to bring total Debt/GDP to 120% by 2020, which they hope to get resolved shortly. And so this latest and greatest meeting will come and go, and anyone who shorted the Belgian caterers will be broke when the market opens up tomorrow, when Belgian catering ETFs all go limit up.

Watch it live, or dead, or zombie, or however the mood suits, at the following webcast.

And the full statement:



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Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:10 | 2178505 Irish66
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Front row seats still available..BYOB

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:19 | 2178543 nope-1004
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The shuffling of the deck continues.

Only difference here is that extra cards in this deck can be printed at will, with the rules of the game changing as the game is played.  Only in Olympia!


Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:36 | 2178624 TruthInSunshine
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The suspense is killing me!!!!!!!!







*Long Belgian catering industry

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:56 | 2178703 CClarity
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The EU, EZ, ECB and IOC may be about to announce, with the FinMin group, that the Summer Olympics will be held in Greece, not London, this summer. The Germans will supply security, the Belgians will cater meals, and the UK will set up cheap housing ala the Costa del Sol.  

Most sporting events will be as expected except the marathon.  This year, the marathon will be held on the Pelaponnese and run through Marathon.  The competitors in this event will be TBTF bankers, hedge funds, and issuers of sovereign debt - sometimes Treasury type officials, sometimes legislators that just keep deficit spending.  It is expected to take months before a medal is awarded.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:01 | 2178718 smiler03
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Photograph from the Daily Telegraph of a certain IMF person and a Greek person..

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:05 | 2178734 john39
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she looks like darth mall's mom.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:45 | 2178889 tradebot
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Looks like Darth Vador's mom

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 21:35 | 2179380 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Tyler, stick a fork in it?  Can't we keep pretending there will be a bailout soon?  C'mon!  DJ 14k!  What about DJ 14k?!

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 21:46 | 2179417 Almost Solvent
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Thank god they were respectful enough to wait until Presidents Day was concluded here in the US, because that is the super nice respectful thing to do.


Next up Mardi Gras, followed by Ash Wednesday, so maybe they should just wait until Thursday at this point.



Shamrock Shakes back in the house too! Yippie Ky Ay Motherfuckers - Just the way St. Patrick would have wanted it.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:04 | 2179469 engineertheeconomy
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And I thought the O J Simpson trial was a sideshow. They are just distracting our attention away from Ben's ponzi, which is at least a hundred million times bigger than any euro ponzi could ever hope to be. The euro is a non-event

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:44 | 2179496 Manthong
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And while we're waiting, in other news, one of the Kenyan National Ski Team's long-time and best boosters takes to the slopes.

After a challenging run down the double black diamond face wall she was heard to have exclaimed "It's so nice to take a break from all the grueling official state vacations to participate in one of my people’s ancient pastimes!”. Afterwards she joined her royal entourage for a traditional après-ski mug of hot coconut grog followed by a sit down roast antelope dinner.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 23:02 | 2179617 erg
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Greenwich has been replaced with Rip Van Winkle.

Winkle Mean Time.

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:36 | 2179965 flacon
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I'm watching the newscast.... All I have to say is that Central Planners are the scum of the earth! 

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:41 | 2179979 AbruptlyKawaii
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Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:43 | 2179988 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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It started!  Finally....wait, second to last question?????  This is going to end quicker than an Obama speech!

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:45 | 2179989 AbruptlyKawaii
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legard said she will take it to imf bord and have a decision by the 2nd week of march that is if greece takes care of its end by end of will never end

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:49 | 2180000 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Last many questions were there?  Three?

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:50 | 2180008 AbruptlyKawaii
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lmao! u got it!

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:45 | 2179991 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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EFS?!  What the fuck is that?  The next acility?  How many of these facilities are there?  Europe is giving QE a run for its $$!

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:47 | 2179994 AbruptlyKawaii
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lol wtf, i never herd of esf, it aint gonna end man......its not gonna end man....nerver gonna end...

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:48 | 2179996 flacon
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They don't want too many questions to be asked... just "TRUST US" we've got it under control. .... now... it's time for bed.... and that Finnish guy (Ollie) needs to learn how to speak without saying "Uhhh... uhhh..." all uhh.... the... uhhh... time... uhhh....

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:49 | 2180005 AbruptlyKawaii
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very freking annoying!!!

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:53 | 2180017 TruthInSunshine
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I'm glad it's all resolved now.



That was a close call.

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:55 | 2180023 flacon
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We march to March 20th. The sound of ineviatbility. 

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 01:00 | 2180041 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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It needs a theme song....

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:53 | 2180018 flacon
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Uhhh... yes... uhh... it... uhhh... is... uhh... isn't... uhhh... it... uhhh.... 

I wonder if they transcribe that into the official minutes.... I hope... uhh... so... uhhh...

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:58 | 2180035 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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So a phone call between him and Bernanke would be:





Tue, 02/21/2012 - 01:08 | 2180054 TheFourthStooge-ing
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huh huh,

hey Beavis, pull my finger.


Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:56 | 2180019 AbruptlyKawaii
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none of them believe a word of any of this and they know it!


nice cut off ending, what a farce. that was like the time i gave cash to a hooker only she just danced and left...

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 01:03 | 2180047 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Did you like that "enjoy your breakast" line?  Wink wink......

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:48 | 2179997 Turd Ferguson
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Deja vu?

On 9/6/11, at the conclusion of a U.S. 3-day weekend, the SNB announced a euro peg for the swissie, effectively devaluing by 10%. Though this was extremely gold-positive, gold was smashed in the minutes before the announcement. The raid continued thru Tuesday, the 7th and gold finished down almost $50.

Fast forward to tonight. The end of a 3-day weekend. Some gold positive news out of Europe. An overnight beatdown coming? Watch the price action at the 3:00 am EST LBMA open and be prepared for anything.

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:55 | 2180020 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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This is the most insane shit I have ever heard.  Greece must implement austerity, or else the loans will not be secured.

It's like kicking a man while he's down and telling him to get up.


Turd, I'll be buying everyday next week...and the next.  I'm looking to unload cash at $1680.  Hopeully it happens sooner than later.

Bring it, bitchez!

Wed, 03/28/2012 - 11:43 | 2297451 MeelionDollerBogus
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indeed. This is what the turds all looked like during the flush:

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:46 | 2179993 LowProfile
Mon, 02/20/2012 - 21:49 | 2179429 Nobody For President
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Not a babe you would want to meet in a dark alley...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 21:58 | 2179454 Zymurguy
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"Do I make you horney?"

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:42 | 2179558 Reese Bobby
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That is one unhappy fella.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:36 | 2178762 TruthInSunshine
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They keep delaying this. How can they be so cruel?

That's like delaying the Superbowl....or the World Cup....or Jon Corzine delaying answering how he made 1.6 billion disappear.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 21:40 | 2179377 flacon
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John Corzine: I Did Not, Have, Sexual, Relations, with THAT Woman, M.F. Global


Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:07 | 2179480 chump666
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"delaying" reality is the new normal. 

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 23:03 | 2179626 FlyoverCountryS...
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TWEET FROM DJ FX TRADER: "Greece's official creditors have asked private bondholders to write down at least 53% of the face value of their holdings"


Reuters Breaking 5 Minutes Ago:

"Euro zone reaches deal on second Greek bailout package"


I assume this means IF the Private hoilders agree to get screwed, and not trigger a credit event.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:41 | 2179546 A Nanny Moose
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Kicking the can on meeting to plan for...kicking the can.

You can evade reality, but you cannot evade the consequences for evading reality. -Ayn Rand

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 19:35 | 2179052 dogbreath
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the conclusion to that article is still  " we have the answer and it is more debt just not for the greeks"  .


Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:33 | 2179956 williambanzai7
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Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:40 | 2179975 TheFourthStooge-ing
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+1 for the Euro Viagra.

Based on what Christine Lagarde said (overnight they managed to reduce Greece's debt to GDP ratio from 129% to 120%), I think they have the accountants huffing chloroform and eating roofies.


Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:43 | 2179985 palmereldritch
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In Greece that's going to be known as the Everlasting Jobstopper

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 02:10 | 2180136 skistroni
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Make erections, not elections!

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:21 | 2178559 Nozza
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Bring your own bank lol


Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:06 | 2178739 hedgeless_horseman
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Bernanke thought it meant Buy Your Own Bonds.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:40 | 2178871 Likstane
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Bring your own bitches, Bitchez !

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 21:41 | 2179399 longdong silver
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I gatta have more nascar and football.....

...and cowbell

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:56 | 2180022 palmereldritch
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Update 4: Enjoy your breakfast...Bitchez!

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 19:01 | 2178942 TruthInSunshine
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Speaking of The Bernank, here's some of his brilliant forecasting as he speaks with Steve LIESman & Maria 'Woo She Got A Big Ass' Bartiromo while everyone anxiously awaits this incredible EU moment in time:


A Short Video Which Proves Why The Bernank Gets The Captain's Chair 
Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:26 | 2178570 max2205
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Bring your own BARF

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:32 | 2178602 JennaChick
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Germany would then be in isolation and the blame game would start and anger among European nations would rise. Who knows. Armada fx traders are talking about Germany leaving the eurozone shortly. 

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:37 | 2178632 CrashisOptimistic
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Greece defaulting and leaving the EU would send the Euro to $2.50.

Germany leaving the EU would send the Euro to $0.01.



Mon, 02/20/2012 - 19:53 | 2179129 taraxias
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Both scenarios are euro negative.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:34 | 2178614 Black Forest
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Will AAPL rally tomorrow? I am looking for undervalued, fairly priced and promising equities.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:48 | 2178667 Victor Berry
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AAPL may have to dig into its $100B cash stockpile to continue doing business in China.


Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:04 | 2178732 CH1
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Bullish, I say!!!

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:12 | 2178761 Black Forest
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Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:18 | 2178787 littleguy
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Why does AAPL just buy Greece?

Millions of workers... nice food, nice weather... good shipping infrastructure...

Could be a winner...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:06 | 2179472 zebra
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can greek people work 18 hours a day with sub-minimum wages?


Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:17 | 2179498 engineertheeconomy
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We can have all the fucking stupid retard cops threaten them all with batons and pepper spray. That would be ideal, we could get the useless Idevice produced for less than three cents per unit. AAPL stock to $5000 and we'll all be millionaires... Sarc...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:06 | 2179474 zebra
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can greek people work 18 hours a day with sub-minimum wages?


Tue, 02/21/2012 - 01:48 | 2180094 baby_BLYTHE
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@21, have been looking at stock prices for only the last few years of my life. IMO... Forget about MICRO fundamentals. Bet on a company, product, invesment, asset, commodity, stock... based upon a macro economic thesis that the whole economic/geopolitic system will implode soon... there is NO 100% safe haven investment... I however think the inflation trade will be on for sometime, thus I think AAPL will benefit from all future rounds of QE and other forms of stimuls. Physical GOLD and other hard assets also benefit in expansionary liquidity enviornments. I have gotten physical gold over the past several years as gifts and plan to hold for sometime.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:34 | 2178617 sessinpo
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bring your own bonds lol

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:45 | 2178890 slaughterer
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Mon, 02/20/2012 - 21:38 | 2179387 longdong silver
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LOL at the well worded depiction.

thanks Tyler.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 21:40 | 2179393 longdong silver
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..this is alll just bullish Silver.........



Mon, 02/20/2012 - 21:46 | 2179419 TraderTimm
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If you can only add numbers in the trillion range, you might be a central bankster.


If you've spent the last several months on an 'imminent solution', you might be a central bankster.



Mon, 02/20/2012 - 21:50 | 2179433 bugs_
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If your calculator is two feet might be a central bankster.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 21:54 | 2179445 bugs_
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if you just mortgaged the future of 300 million people to buy yourself one might be a central bankster

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 21:48 | 2179425 Buck Johnson
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They keep delaying because whatever deal they are making will be nasty and not sufficient.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:14 | 2179490 Two Towers AU AG
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Wait... whats the show about..

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:15 | 2179492 Two Towers AU AG
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And how much Popcorn would we need...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:57 | 2179603 dark pools of soros
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BYOB = beg your own bailout

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 01:29 | 2180090 sangell
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There was no one from the government of Greece sitting at ANY of them!

What kind of ''agreement' is this when the party who must agree to the deal is not even in the room!

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 03:12 | 2180175 natty light
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Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:11 | 2178509 IndicaTive
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Jumped the Shark already.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:11 | 2178510 Comay Mierda
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dont you love the illuminati eye symbol on the waiting screen?

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:17 | 2178542 Eclipse89
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It seems more like an illuminati pussy to me.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:23 | 2178567 AN0NYM0US
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seems more like part of the Walmart happy face

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:33 | 2178595 hedgeless_horseman
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Speaking of illuminati pussie...

What I would give to see the "men" in the article dropped off in Syntagma Square with a "Thank You For Bailing Out My Trust Fund" tattoed on there asses.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:34 | 2178616 MsCreant
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Do you suppose he bones the dog?

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:39 | 2178638 RockyRacoon
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Only if the dog is a male.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:48 | 2178670 MsCreant
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Knick-knack, patti whack, give a dog a bone...

He must be Prince Charming.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:51 | 2179581 NumberNone
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Alternate caption...

Pepe the dog made the best of a bad situation by dressing his giant constipated turd in striped shirt and floral pants...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:50 | 2178674 Hulk
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Stop it you two, its almost dinner time...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:41 | 2178646 battlestargalactica
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They neutered the wrong one, me thinks.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:44 | 2178656 john39
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>>>Do you suppose he bones the dog?

other way around.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:05 | 2178730 MsCreant
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I thought the football carry was for convenience of placement.

Notice the shell shocked look of constant surprise on the dog's face, the alert ears. He could get it any minute now.

But I see your point, it could reflect, as hedgeless suggests, his pussie status to the dog. 

I learn so much on this website.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:16 | 2178771 hedgeless_horseman
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Why have all banking cabal men (and apparently their offspring) become such pussies under TBTF and bailouts?   Answer the question, "What kind of man is he that never loses?" 

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 21:20 | 2178798 tom a taxpayer
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HH - Thanks for the link to the delicious Daily Mail article, one moral of which is "Don't mess with the old guys".

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:34 | 2178847 john39
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the banker god is androgynous, the minions come to reflect the master...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:45 | 2178893 MsCreant
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This kind. I did my own investigation of the situation and found these. Keep scrolling down:

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:24 | 2179936 TheFourthStooge-ing
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He looks like a "catcher".


Mon, 02/20/2012 - 23:24 | 2179719 Eally Ucked
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WHAT you expect them to do? Join communist party? We created that world!

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:16 | 2178778 slaughterer
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Good for them that at least they fuck, and celebrate bestiality.   Too many wimps do not get the wang out and do it anymore. Too much virtual sex (porno) in this world.  I want to be fiucked in reality.    Anyone wanna hang on my tits here?  

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:22 | 2178799 hedgeless_horseman
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Anyone wanna hang on my tits here?

His name was Robert Paulson.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:53 | 2178917 slaughterer
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Narrator:  [V.O] This is Bob. Bob had bitch tits.
Narrator:  [V.O]This was a support group for men with testicular cancer. The big moosie slobbering all over me… that was Bob.
Robert ‘Bob’ Paulson: We’re still men.
Narrator: Yes, we’re men. Men is what we are.
Narrator: [V.O] Eight months ago, Bob’s testicles were removed. Then hormone therapy. He developed bitch tits because his testosterone was too high and his body upped the estrogen. And that was where I fit…
Robert ‘Bob’ Paulson: They’re gonna have to open my pecs again to drain the fluid.
Narrator: [V.O] Between those huge sweating tits that hung enormous, the way you’d think of God’s as big.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:42 | 2178652 Eclipse89
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Good for them they do not know what a trust fund is, otherwise they would tell their mommies: <<Why don't you trust me?>>


/trolololling 'till 23,00

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:54 | 2179592 Reese Bobby
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Poor college drop-out.  Cocaine bravery may get him killed.

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 00:49 | 2180002 LowProfile
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Hope springs eternal.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:25 | 2178572 Ghordius
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That one is on the dollar, isn't it? ;-)

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:56 | 2178701 Ag1761
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A massive Japs eye, scary.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:03 | 2178728 john39
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nope, just the banker god.  that is all.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:11 | 2178511 drink or die
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long popcorn

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:45 | 2178661 Zero Govt
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Short excitement

..this is going to be a Wafflefest.. excruciating diplomatic double-speak tedium

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:12 | 2178514 froghat
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They will announce a super duper deal and the dow will surge!

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:13 | 2178519 cosmictrainwreck
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GREAT intro/set-up, Tyler. You still da Man. Yeah, just a few little insignificant, niggling details to hash out before they can ink a deal, huh? Go caterers.......

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:13 | 2178520 froghat
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They will announce a super duper deal and the dow will surge!

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:13 | 2178523 froghat
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They will announce a super duper deal and the dow will surge!

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:17 | 2178545 Global Hunter
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you are suffering from the ZH post yips, go and fix yourself a strong drink.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:35 | 2178625 MsCreant
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Even if you are not suffering, fix yourself a strong drink. I will in just a couple hours.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:23 | 2179513 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Does straight bourbon count as strong?  I have to celebrate early for tomorrow's DJ 13k explosion!  Explosion!!!!!  Did I say EXPLOSION!!!


Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:48 | 2178898 tradebot
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Dow is sittin on go right now!

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:26 | 2179522 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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WHO?  Dow Jones....

Who?  Dow Jones....

Who?  Dow Jones....

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:13 | 2178525 TradingJoe
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Phyzzz To The Moooooonnnnnn and Beyond :)))))

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:13 | 2178526 The Shootist
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Das Reich shall last 1,000 years!!! or much shorter...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:15 | 2178539 virgilcaine
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..sell the news..

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:56 | 2178702 CvlDobd
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I've been thinking that for quite some time. Trouble is the sell never seems to follow the news.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:38 | 2179549 FlyoverCountryS...
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"Trouble is the sell never seems to follow the news."


Be sure to thank the PPT for that. What's a few billion more tax dollars propping up the markets, compared to the glorious reelection of THE ONE!, THE! ONE!, the Holy Messiah?


Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:17 | 2178541 tom a taxpayer
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The press conference will announce the success that every Euro zone member contributed to.

The Germans brought the pig.

The French brought the Dior dress with décolletage revealing the pig's teats.

The Italians brought the sexy stiletto high heels for the pig's feet.

The Belgies brought the lipstick. 

The Portuguese and Spaniards brought the smoke and mirrors.

The Greeks brought the duct tape.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:22 | 2178557 Ghordius
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LOL Too bad nobody brings the blow and hookers...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:47 | 2178665 Ignatius J Reilly
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I'm long hookers blowing.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:30 | 2178835 Elwood P Suggins
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The Germans are buying a pig
The Greeks are rioting big
The whole thing's a joke
Since the pig's in a poke
And the hole they continue to dig

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:18 | 2178544 Goldtoothchimp09
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turned on Bloomberg TV to check in ...nothing...nothing on the scrawl -- Zerohedge Rocks!!!

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:21 | 2178561 PontifexMaximus
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Perfect! They are the masters of the univers! 200 West street is getting jealous. Demagogy of the finest quality.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:23 | 2178565 Problem Is
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"Good Evening.

A deal is imminent.

Hier ist nichts zu sehen.

Jetzt bewegen sie bitte entlang..."

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:25 | 2178569 PontifexMaximus
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Entlang wohin denn?

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:30 | 2178581 Problem Is
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"Überall, nur nicht hier!"

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:32 | 2178606 Ghordius
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in das REICH der Märchen, der Elfen, der Trolle...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:33 | 2178608 TradingJoe
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Scheisse, nicht mal Google funktioniert mehr, eh?!

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:13 | 2178765 slaughterer
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Jetzt geht die Scheisse los, Griechenland ist insolvent,  Deshalb haben wir kein Geld mehr fuer die Banksters. 

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:37 | 2179545 Problem Is
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Korrigieren. Wir Amerikaner können kaum Englisch sprechen ...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:23 | 2178566 HurricaneSeason
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They should have plenty of priceless ancient treasures. A couple of them ought to cover $200 billion and then they can sue Germany for WW2 and then start working on something. Everybody else will probably need to sue Germany too.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:47 | 2178668 Zero Govt
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Germany recalls its Gold from New York

New York 'discovers' it "just fuking disappeared" ...vapourised

WWIII begins

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:51 | 2178678 Ghordius
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If Nixon denied the transfer of physical to Europe in 1971, why should Obama allow it in 2012?

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:52 | 2178913 stocktivity
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Obama's not as smart as Nixon was....scary.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:32 | 2179536 Zero Govt
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i don't think that thicko Bumma would ever be allowed near taking a decision

..."send flappy ears on another round of Golf would ya, we need to take a decision for him on ..."

Indeed Bumma has surpassed George Bush for days spent on the Golf course.. probably what the White House movers and shakers call 'Regime Change'

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 22:58 | 2179556 Problem Is
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I am not even sure Barry Soetoro is smarter than Shrub...

Obama Bin Lyin'
Useful Idiot, Wall Street Puppet, Douche Bag Front Man and 'Prompter Readin' Fool Extraordinaire...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:27 | 2178573 slewie the pi-rat
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sodden_debt is our resident belgian caterer

he deliverz! 

[he's probably a little short, too]

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 18:00 | 2178715 Ag1761
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with a little tash and plump belly and very adapt at carrying a tray

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:27 | 2178578 Seize Mars
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I never used to be much of a conspiracy theorist.

But an "all seeing eye!?"

Can they make it any more fucking obvious?

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:34 | 2178613 NotApplicable
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Perhaps they are moving from conspiracy theory to conspiracy fact?

"We're from the government and we're here to help."

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:27 | 2178579 tekhneek
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Thank god. For a second there I thought it was just going to be the same old shit on a different day...

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:32 | 2178604 slewie the pi-rat
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L0L!!!  sorry if UR not as excited as everybody else is or perhaps is not, or somebody, or more likely nobody is or is not, or something

not in february, t_k

we're grindin w/ the groundhog, BiCheZ!


Mon, 02/20/2012 - 17:58 | 2178643 fuu
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Ever notice how there are always 6 more weeks of winter when that fat woodchuck pokes his head out? Cross quarters ftw.

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