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aboatguy

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8750 on: December 27, 2021, 10:31:59 AM »

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8751 on: December 27, 2021, 10:33:44 AM »

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8752 on: December 27, 2021, 10:54:18 AM »


I scoured the financial news articles online today and there was no advice more accurate and prescient than the above.   Thanks for the words of wisdom!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8753 on: December 27, 2021, 04:14:35 PM »
Boxing Day+1 Top is in!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8754 on: December 27, 2021, 06:22:53 PM »
Boxing Day+1 Top is in!
Is that a box top?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8755 on: December 28, 2021, 12:15:33 AM »


Just to note, this is the view you get when you're sliding down the ladder helplessly towards the ground. 

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8756 on: December 28, 2021, 08:41:39 AM »


I scoured the financial news articles online today and there was no advice more accurate and prescient than the above.   Thanks for the words of wisdom!



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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8757 on: December 28, 2021, 09:53:44 AM »
How it fees climbing the top


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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8758 on: December 28, 2021, 09:18:29 PM »
Wonderful view



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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8759 on: December 28, 2021, 10:49:11 PM »
Wonderful view


If there was ever a guy who was certain he was at the top.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8760 on: December 29, 2021, 05:15:41 PM »
Wonderful view


If there was ever a guy who was certain he was at the top.

Yeah, you donít catch thorstach in pics very often.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8761 on: December 29, 2021, 06:15:03 PM »
Jump or don't jump?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8762 on: December 30, 2021, 12:01:12 AM »
Jump or don't jump?

It doesn't matter.  You're plummeting to the bottom one way or the other.  TOP IS IN!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8763 on: December 30, 2021, 08:56:47 AM »
Who wants to take bets that tomorrow is another Friday Highday? The air smells ripe for the year ending at an all-time high.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8764 on: December 30, 2021, 08:58:37 AM »
Who wants to take bets that tomorrow is another Friday Highday? The air smells ripe for the year ending at an all-time high.

Well, it depends on how you define the term.  I'm fairly certain the market is closed tomorrow.

ETA:  Whoops, no, it looks like it's open tomorrow, if AARP's website is to be trusted.
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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8765 on: December 30, 2021, 01:14:40 PM »
Jump or don't jump?
He jumped and experienced a supersonic plummet towards the bottom!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8766 on: December 30, 2021, 01:49:34 PM »
Patting myself on the back for selling at the top. That end-of day drop started right after I cashed out some VTI.

Of course that's not why I did it...need some retiree spending cash for frivolities like housing, food, and utilities, so why not do it when the top is in?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8767 on: December 31, 2021, 12:59:43 PM »
Patting myself on the back for selling at the top. That end-of day drop started right after I cashed out some VTI.

Of course that's not why I did it...need some retiree spending cash for frivolities like housing, food, and utilities, so why not do it when the top is in?

This brings up a good point; if every time you sell the top is in as a matter of principle but you are retired and have to sell at regular intervals, does that mean that the top is in every few months/year when you sell or possibly that this entire thread is a lie and the top is never in.......?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8768 on: December 31, 2021, 01:04:50 PM »
Patting myself on the back for selling at the top. That end-of day drop started right after I cashed out some VTI.

Of course that's not why I did it...need some retiree spending cash for frivolities like housing, food, and utilities, so why not do it when the top is in?

This brings up a good point; if every time you sell the top is in as a matter of principle but you are retired and have to sell at regular intervals, does that mean that the top is in every few months/year when you sell or possibly that this entire thread is a lie and the top is never in.......?
The top is always in a day or two before a scheduled withdrawal. That's is why you should always sell as early as possible at any sign of a downward trajectory. The top is sneaky, wily, and hiding around every deviation from a linear trajectory.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8769 on: December 31, 2021, 03:59:43 PM »
Who wants to take bets that tomorrow is another Friday Highday? The air smells ripe for the year ending at an all-time high.
We'll I'd have lost that bet. New Year Top is in!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8770 on: December 31, 2021, 04:35:57 PM »
Who wants to take bets that tomorrow is another Friday Highday? The air smells ripe for the year ending at an all-time high.
We'll I'd have lost that bet. New Year Top is in!

That'll teach you to never bet against the top being in!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8771 on: December 31, 2021, 05:32:44 PM »
Betty White top was in....rip, she will be missed!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8772 on: January 04, 2022, 08:48:06 AM »
Do mine eyes deceive me? Or did I see a new top in the wild?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8773 on: January 04, 2022, 09:01:59 AM »
I bought a bunch of shares this morning to max out the IRA's for the year.... and now its gone.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8774 on: January 04, 2022, 12:11:50 PM »
It was the 4800 top that never happened!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8775 on: January 04, 2022, 01:45:32 PM »
It was the 4800 top that never happened!

4800 top is back in.

Is this a day trading thread now?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8776 on: January 05, 2022, 01:53:54 AM »
It was the 4800 top that never happened!

4800 top is back in.

Is this a day trading thread now?

Has it ever not been?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8777 on: January 05, 2022, 06:28:04 AM »
It was the 4800 top that never happened!

4800 top is back in.

Is this a day trading thread now?

Has it ever not been?

I've traded many hours of my days to read this thread.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8778 on: January 05, 2022, 08:36:04 AM »
It was the 4800 top that never happened!

4800 top is back in.

Is this a day trading thread now?

Has it ever not been?

I've traded many hours of my days to read this thread.

In that case, the trend over the last 30 minutes confirms that the top was in, never to return.

No one needs to check this thread each morning while drinking their coffee.

Morning coffee top is in.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8779 on: January 05, 2022, 08:44:16 AM »
It was the 4800 top that never happened!

4800 top is back in.

Is this a day trading thread now?

Has it ever not been?

I've traded many hours of my days to read this thread.

In that case, the trend over the last 30 minutes confirms that the top was in, never to return.

No one needs to check this thread each morning while drinking their coffee.

Morning coffee top is in.

Do you eat muffins with your coffee? Muffin top is in.


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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8780 on: January 05, 2022, 09:40:28 AM »
What's with all those scars?  Unsettling top may be in.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8781 on: January 05, 2022, 09:41:31 AM »
What's with all those scars?  Unsettling top may be in.

Stretch marks.  Top is in

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8782 on: January 05, 2022, 09:56:57 AM »
If morning coffee top is in then I quit mornings. No longer going to morning. See you for afternoon coffee.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8783 on: January 05, 2022, 11:25:30 AM »
What's with all those scars?  Unsettling top may be in.

Stretch marks.  Top is in

Stretch marks really don't have to be horrifying. You might be surprised to know how many people have them, in particular, women who have been pregnant. I wish more people knew that they are pretty standard and not at all gross. I was actually kind of sad that my stretch marks from pregnancy ended up being nearly invisible, to me they represent major life change (loss of weight or birth). Not dissimilar to a tattoo.

Insert random body image related top-is-in phrase here...

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8784 on: January 05, 2022, 12:35:21 PM »
What's with all those scars?  Unsettling top may be in.

Have you seriously never seen stretch marks?  I thought everyone had them. 

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8785 on: January 05, 2022, 12:58:29 PM »
What's with all those scars?  Unsettling top may be in.

Have you seriously never seen stretch marks?  I thought everyone had them.

Not in Canada!  Too cold for stretch marks.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8786 on: January 05, 2022, 01:16:51 PM »
What's with all those scars?  Unsettling top may be in.

Have you seriously never seen stretch marks?  I thought everyone had them.

Not in Canada!  Too cold for stretch marks.

My wife somehow managed to avoid them entirely while pregnant . . . and she's a petite woman who gave birth to a monster sized baby.  Must have good genetics or something (or maybe it was all the lotion she kept rubbing on her belly).  Weird.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8787 on: January 05, 2022, 02:12:06 PM »
And you don't have any?  I think all the weight lifters and football players in high school had them in various spots.  It seemed like all the dudes I hung out with in highschool had them, not from being fat, but from growing too fast during puberty. 

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8788 on: January 05, 2022, 02:47:08 PM »
And you don't have any?  I think all the weight lifters and football players in high school had them in various spots.  It seemed like all the dudes I hung out with in highschool had them, not from being fat, but from growing too fast during puberty.
The top is in on sending pictures. Seriously. No need for pictures.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8789 on: January 05, 2022, 02:54:34 PM »
Oof. I think top may have been in after all.

Long live The Top.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8790 on: January 05, 2022, 03:41:28 PM »
Oof. I think top may have been in after all.

Long live The Top.

I knew I should have listened to thorstach!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8791 on: January 05, 2022, 04:48:22 PM »
Oof. I think top may have been in after all.

Long live The Top.

I knew I should have listened to thorstach!
Yeah, the markets have been terrible. I have not had a balance this low since late 2021! Fear is rampant!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8792 on: January 05, 2022, 06:17:50 PM »
And you don't have any?  I think all the weight lifters and football players in high school had them in various spots.  It seemed like all the dudes I hung out with in highschool had them, not from being fat, but from growing too fast during puberty.

Nope . . . and I grew a foot in the summer between grade 7 and grade 8 (bouncing off of walls, falling down stairs, and the whole nine yards).  But I've also got extremely oily skin.  Even with all the covid hand washing/ in the winter my hands never get sore/crack.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8793 on: January 06, 2022, 02:11:31 AM »
I'm not daft enough to call the top-top, but tech has been struggling badly and was the one noticeable unchecked tickbox in the recent rally.

A lot of tech funds have been smashed despite the overall market reaching new highs.

Could be a sign that the winds of change are blowing through the markets.

Personally I've taken a little bit off the table and raised a bit of cash.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8794 on: January 06, 2022, 05:30:31 AM »
I'm daft enough, let's give this a try...

CAPE above 40, inflation running high, Fed adding rate increases, Omicron may not be last variant, and markets are acting like the bull market will never end.... so, top is in for growth stocks.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8795 on: January 06, 2022, 07:07:27 AM »
This is the top that never ends, yes it goes on and on my friend...

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8796 on: January 06, 2022, 07:09:36 AM »
This is the top that never ends, yes it goes on and on my friend...

Some people started calling it, not knowing what it was

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8797 on: January 06, 2022, 07:17:51 AM »
This is the top that never ends, yes it goes on and on my friend...

Some people started calling it, not knowing what it was
And now they'll keep on calling it forever just because...

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8798 on: January 06, 2022, 07:22:47 AM »
This is the top that never ends, yes it goes on and on my friend...

Some people started calling it, not knowing what it was
And now they'll keep on calling it forever just because...

the Top is in!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #8799 on: January 06, 2022, 05:52:52 PM »
Suddenly hungry for top round of lamb