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Re: The GOLD scream room

Post by Cortopassi » Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:02 pm

Is Trump responsible for these HUGE losses, just like the records he was crowing about?

Oh, no, that's right, it's Powell's fault. Or the Chinese. Or the Democrats.

I only have to go back 8 days...

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Re: The GOLD scream room

Post by Kbg » Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:35 pm

Cortopassi wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:02 pm
Is Trump responsible for these HUGE losses, just like the records he was crowing about?

Oh, no, that's right, it's Powell's fault. Or the Chinese. Or the Democrats.

I only have to go back 8 days...

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Take this to the appropriate area please.
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Re: The GOLD scream room

Post by Don » Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:42 pm

Kbg wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:35 pm
Cortopassi wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:02 pm
Is Trump responsible for these HUGE losses, just like the records he was crowing about?

Oh, no, that's right, it's Powell's fault. Or the Chinese. Or the Democrats.

I only have to go back 8 days...

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Take this to the appropriate area please.
You really need to learn to read between the lines.
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Re: The GOLD scream room

Post by Kbg » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:18 pm

Don wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:42 pm
Kbg wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:35 pm
Cortopassi wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:02 pm
Is Trump responsible for these HUGE losses, just like the records he was crowing about?

Oh, no, that's right, it's Powell's fault. Or the Chinese. Or the Democrats.

I only have to go back 8 days...

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Take this to the appropriate area please.
You really need to learn to read between the lines.
No not really, politics on investment boards usually just ruin the board and people tune out/leave. There was great wisdom in making an "Other Discussions" section. The only investment boards I've seen that last long term and continue to be worth the time spent reading them have all had a strict no politics policy. If Cortopassi starts posting here what he posts in the other section, I'm out.

And I fully support his right/desires to post there whatever and however he pleases...just not in the investing sections.
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Re: The GOLD scream room

Post by Don » Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:57 pm

Kbg wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:18 pm
Don wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:42 pm
Kbg wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:35 pm


Take this to the appropriate area please.
You really need to learn to read between the lines.
No not really, politics on investment boards usually just ruin the board and people tune out/leave. There was great wisdom in making an "Other Discussions" section. The only investment boards I've seen that last long term and continue to be worth the time spent reading them have all had a strict no politics policy. If Cortopassi starts posting here what he posts in the other section, I'm out.

And I fully support his right/desires to post there whatever and however he pleases...just not in the investing sections.
I say just ban him.
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Politics in investment boards

Post by Xan » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:46 pm

Creating this topic to contain some off-topic posts from the Gold Scream Room thread.
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Re: Politics in investment boards

Post by Kbg » Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:57 am

Thank you.
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Re: Politics in investment boards

Post by jacksonM » Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:12 am

I think we have something similar to Godwin's Law at work here ("As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Hitler approaches 1").

It would go something like this....
As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a negative attack on Donald Trump approaches 1
I've seen this in a lot of forums. Over on a board called Patheos where they discuss religion there is a section called "Nonreligious" which is really for atheists. I've suggested that they change the name to "Donald Trump" because it would be more accurate.
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Re: Politics in investment boards

Post by Cortopassi » Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:32 am

Let me apologize, yes, it should have been in other discussions.
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Re: Politics in investment boards

Post by Kbg » Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:34 am

C,

Thank you for your courtesy, sincerely.

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Re: The GOLD scream room

Post by moda0306 » Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:42 am

Cortopassi wrote:
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:02 pm
Is Trump responsible for these HUGE losses, just like the records he was crowing about?

Oh, no, that's right, it's Powell's fault. Or the Chinese. Or the Democrats.

I only have to go back 8 days...

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To the point of the thread... Yes Trump (and a critical mass of his supporters) will filter out any abject failures as "Thu librul Mediuh," and any mild continued economic success as reason to rejoice.
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