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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3200 on: August 11, 2018, 11:31:51 PM »
I'm colorblind and have no idea what that chart means. Can you just tell me what I'm supposed to do? Thanks
Sell everything you own.  Buy a horse, a shotgun, an axe, a pack mule loaded with all the supplies it can carry, and head for the hills.

In your neck of the woods, I would recommend Shenandoah.  Any place good enough for General Philip Sheridan is A-OK in my book.  If you're headed for California, you might want to wait until the fires die down a little bit.  The fires my good friend Sheridan set in Shenandoah have been doused for more than 150 years.

I currently live in a desert.  It has its drawbacks, but one big advantage is that there isn't a lot of stuff that can catch fire around these parts.  It's an option if you feel a compelling need to relocate to the west coast urgently; though, I would recommend avoiding I-10 if you can.  You might find it difficult to water your animals along certain westward stretches of that route.  At least, that's what I found, anyway.

Be sure to get across the Sierra before the first snow. If you get snowed in for the winter, things can turn grim...

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3201 on: August 11, 2018, 11:44:55 PM »
I'm colorblind and have no idea what that chart means. Can you just tell me what I'm supposed to do? Thanks
Sell everything you own.  Buy a horse, a shotgun, an axe, a pack mule loaded with all the supplies it can carry, and head for the hills.

In your neck of the woods, I would recommend Shenandoah.  Any place good enough for General Philip Sheridan is A-OK in my book.  If you're headed for California, you might want to wait until the fires die down a little bit.  The fires my good friend Sheridan set in Shenandoah have been doused for more than 150 years.

I currently live in a desert.  It has its drawbacks, but one big advantage is that there isn't a lot of stuff that can catch fire around these parts.  It's an option if you feel a compelling need to relocate to the west coast urgently; though, I would recommend avoiding I-10 if you can.  You might find it difficult to water your animals along certain westward stretches of that route.  At least, that's what I found, anyway.

Be sure to get across the Sierra before the first snow. If you get snowed in for the winter, things can turn grim...

Donít worry, I have 8 oxen and like 20 wagon toungues. Havenít died of dysentery yet

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3202 on: August 12, 2018, 02:05:37 AM »
I'm colorblind and have no idea what that chart means. Can you just tell me what I'm supposed to do? Thanks
Sell everything you own.  Buy a horse, a shotgun, an axe, a pack mule loaded with all the supplies it can carry, and head for the hills.

In your neck of the woods, I would recommend Shenandoah.  Any place good enough for General Philip Sheridan is A-OK in my book.  If you're headed for California, you might want to wait until the fires die down a little bit.  The fires my good friend Sheridan set in Shenandoah have been doused for more than 150 years.

I currently live in a desert.  It has its drawbacks, but one big advantage is that there isn't a lot of stuff that can catch fire around these parts.  It's an option if you feel a compelling need to relocate to the west coast urgently; though, I would recommend avoiding I-10 if you can.  You might find it difficult to water your animals along certain westward stretches of that route.  At least, that's what I found, anyway.

Be sure to get across the Sierra before the first snow. If you get snowed in for the winter, things can turn grim...

Donít worry, I have 8 oxen and like 20 wagon toungues. Havenít died of dysentery yet
Few people who have starved to death have also had the opportunity to die of dysentery. 

But you just don't eat perfectly good oxen all at one time.

Ox-tail soup anyone?  ;) 
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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3203 on: August 12, 2018, 09:26:28 AM »
I'm colorblind and have no idea what that chart means. Can you just tell me what I'm supposed to do? Thanks
Sell everything you own.  Buy a horse, a shotgun, an axe, a pack mule loaded with all the supplies it can carry, and head for the hills.

In your neck of the woods, I would recommend Shenandoah.  Any place good enough for General Philip Sheridan is A-OK in my book.  If you're headed for California, you might want to wait until the fires die down a little bit.  The fires my good friend Sheridan set in Shenandoah have been doused for more than 150 years.

I currently live in a desert.  It has its drawbacks, but one big advantage is that there isn't a lot of stuff that can catch fire around these parts.  It's an option if you feel a compelling need to relocate to the west coast urgently; though, I would recommend avoiding I-10 if you can.  You might find it difficult to water your animals along certain westward stretches of that route.  At least, that's what I found, anyway.

Be sure to get across the Sierra before the first snow. If you get snowed in for the winter, things can turn grim...

Donít worry, I have 8 oxen and like 20 wagon toungues. Havenít died of dysentery yet
Worst case, you take like 5 10 20 to go hunting

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3204 on: August 12, 2018, 10:09:07 AM »

Few people who have starved to death have also had the opportunity to die of dysentery. 

But you just don't eat perfectly good oxen all at one time.

Ox-tail soup anyone?  ;)

Read Undaunted Courage and you'll see that the Lewis & Clark expedition came close. 

Luckily for them, the Top wasn't In yet, so things got better. 

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3205 on: August 12, 2018, 09:26:01 PM »

Few people who have starved to death have also had the opportunity to die of dysentery. 

But you just don't eat perfectly good oxen all at one time.

Ox-tail soup anyone?  ;)

Read Undaunted Courage and you'll see that the Lewis & Clark expedition came close. 

Luckily for them, the Top wasn't In yet, so things got better.

Oh, the top was definitely in.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3206 on: August 12, 2018, 09:46:34 PM »
Looks like this will be a bumpy week with a start in the red! Top is definitely in.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3207 on: August 13, 2018, 10:56:24 AM »
I'm ready for the next GOAT to swim through.  The stock is too damn high.

Here we GOAT

baaahahaha

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3208 on: August 13, 2018, 04:11:54 PM »
For anyone looking for news coverage on the Turkey Crisis:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXP_Xh3grhU

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3209 on: August 14, 2018, 10:44:36 AM »
Does anybody know how to say "Top is in" in Turkish?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3210 on: August 14, 2018, 11:55:54 AM »
Does anybody know how to say "Top is in" in Turkish?

‹st? - That doesn't seem like enough words.

Top iÁeride - Hmmm, maybe.

zirvede - Google and Bing do not speak the same dialect I suppose.


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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3211 on: August 14, 2018, 12:08:22 PM »
Does anybody know how to say "Top is in" in Turkish?

Top is in

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3212 on: August 14, 2018, 12:58:43 PM »
Does anybody know how to say "Top is in" in Turkish?

gobble gobble gobble-gobble-gobble gobble gobble

Oh, Turkish?  No, not sure.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3213 on: August 15, 2018, 10:43:39 AM »
Does anybody know how to say "Top is in" in Turkish?

gobble gobble gobble-gobble-gobble gobble gobble

Oh, Turkish?  No, not sure.

The bottom is now in for the thread.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3214 on: August 15, 2018, 11:17:55 AM »
gobble gobble gobble-gobble-gobble gobble gobble

Oh, Turkish?  No, not sure.

The bottom is now in for the thread.

The bottom of the turkish top?  I think they call that part the wattle.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3215 on: August 15, 2018, 11:56:00 AM »
Does anybody know how to say "Top is in" in Turkish?

gobble gobble gobble-gobble-gobble gobble gobble

Oh, Turkish?  No, not sure.

The bottom is now in for the thread.

Is that a good thing or a bad thing?  Also, where's our fearless fearful leader?  I need confirmation that the Top is still in. 

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3216 on: August 15, 2018, 12:09:54 PM »
Iím finally convinced that the old top was the real top and that there will be no more new tops. I just moved my 100% US equities portfolio to an international fund of forex puts valued in bitcoin. Thanks to everyone for helping me see the error in my thinking. FIRE, here I come!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3217 on: August 16, 2018, 01:19:49 PM »
basically, Fire@50 will be the only one of use who can retire while all the rest of us are forced to accept jobs at 60% of what our pay is today. Should've sold at the Top.

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« Reply #3218 on: August 16, 2018, 01:35:41 PM »
Iím finally convinced that the old top was the real top and that there will be no more new tops. I just moved my 100% US equities portfolio to an international fund of forex puts valued in bitcoin. Thanks to everyone for helping me see the error in my thinking. FIRE, here I come!

Best way to fire is to set fire to all of your assets to keep warm in the winter

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3219 on: August 17, 2018, 12:10:30 PM »
Now the market is just trolling us.  We are having good day, bad day, good day, bad day, good day, etc.  How boring. 

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3220 on: August 17, 2018, 12:38:28 PM »
Now the market is just trolling us.  We are having good day, bad day, good day, bad day, good day, etc.  How boring.

The top is definitely in this time.  I sold my house this week and just put $75k into the market, so rest assured that it's all downhill from here!

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3221 on: August 17, 2018, 12:44:23 PM »
Now the market is just trolling us.  We are having good day, bad day, good day, bad day, good day, etc.  How boring.

The top is definitely in this time.  I sold my house this week and just put $75k into the market, so rest assured that it's all downhill from here!

Now time to pull it out of the market and set it on FIRE

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3222 on: August 17, 2018, 01:59:10 PM »

The top is definitely in this time.  I sold my house this week and just put $75k into the market, so rest assured that it's all downhill from here!
Your old house is down the hill?  So you moved up the hill to be closer to the top?
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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3223 on: August 18, 2018, 12:02:07 PM »
I am going for it here. S&P breaks 2900 this coming week.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3224 on: August 18, 2018, 02:50:34 PM »
I am going for it here. S&P breaks 2900 this coming week.

I'll take the opposite. S&P falls below 2800 this coming week.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3225 on: August 18, 2018, 05:24:19 PM »
I am going for it here. S&P breaks 2900 this coming week.

I'll take the opposite. S&P falls below 2800 this coming week.

I'll go for neither, S&P does #@$%-all this week and stays around 2850. 

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3226 on: August 18, 2018, 06:54:24 PM »
I vote all three. S&P breaks over 2900, then falls under 2800, to end around 2850.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3227 on: August 18, 2018, 08:05:11 PM »
S&p hits 3k bc China is solved and border wall creates 15 million jobs. And is completed in 4 hours

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« Reply #3228 on: August 18, 2018, 09:20:37 PM »
S&p hits 3k bc China is solved and border wall creates 15 million jobs. And is completed in 4 hours

...and Mexico pays for it. 

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3229 on: August 18, 2018, 09:35:12 PM »
S&p hits 3k bc China is solved and border wall creates 15 million jobs. And is completed in 4 hours

...and Mexico pays for it.

...and Putin arrests US election meddlers, Kim unilaterally denuclearizes, Russia and NK join NATO, new asbestos study reveals it can be used to immunize against cancer, Trump announces that there is now no need to run for a second term, everyone hugs and lives happily ever after.
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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3230 on: August 19, 2018, 08:29:14 PM »
This thread has 446,132 views now. Wow. I made my first investment ever the week this thread started into VTSAX. I remember reading it before I did it thinking it was silly for trying to time the market.

Had I listened, I would be down thousands of dollars today.
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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3231 on: August 20, 2018, 12:35:24 PM »
Perhaps you did listen, but you did so metaphorically rather than literally?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3232 on: August 20, 2018, 12:44:48 PM »
Perhaps you did listen, but you did so metaphorically rather than literally?
Sometimes while I'm at work, I do my job metaphorically rather than literally. Does that mean I've been metaphorically listening to my boss for the last decade? If he's been speaking to me metaphorically does that mean I've literally been doing what he's said?

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« Reply #3233 on: August 20, 2018, 12:53:40 PM »
Perhaps you did listen, but you did so metaphorically rather than literally?
Sometimes while I'm at work, I do my job metaphorically rather than literally. Does that mean I've been metaphorically listening to my boss for the last decade? If he's been speaking to me metaphorically does that mean I've literally been doing what he's said?

Depends. Do you metaphorically do your job metaphorically? Or do you literally do your job metaphorically?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3234 on: August 20, 2018, 07:24:04 PM »
Perhaps you did listen, but you did so metaphorically rather than literally?
Sometimes while I'm at work, I do my job metaphorically rather than literally. Does that mean I've been metaphorically listening to my boss for the last decade? If he's been speaking to me metaphorically does that mean I've literally been doing what he's said?

Depends. Do you metaphorically do your job metaphorically? Or do you literally do your job metaphorically?

I, for one, figuratively do my job literally metaphorically

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3235 on: August 21, 2018, 07:51:51 AM »
Mark it:
New top is in.
That is all.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3236 on: August 21, 2018, 07:53:23 AM »
You metaphorical workers are literally making me happy not to have a job!
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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3237 on: August 21, 2018, 10:53:58 AM »
Mark it:
New top is in.
That is all.

You may have jumped a little early, however, new top just happened now, 2873 new top was in

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3238 on: August 21, 2018, 10:55:11 AM »
I can't even see my screen through all these tears of joy.  Top is in.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3239 on: August 21, 2018, 11:09:46 AM »
Top has returned.

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« Reply #3240 on: August 21, 2018, 11:12:01 AM »
I can't even see my screen through all these tears of joy.  Top is in.

Is it a new all-time high for the S&P500 today?

Well, thorstach still called it back on day one, 65 pages ago.  His timing was just a little off.

(Then he called it again approximately every three months for the next two years.  He's bound to be right eventually.) 

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« Reply #3241 on: August 21, 2018, 11:13:53 AM »
A confirmed downtrend from all time highs is anything but noise, fellow. Anyway, there goes support and VXX breakout going into a long weekend.

If you're not going to put your money where your mouth is, at least add your concrete prediction to this thread so we can all laugh at how bad it is. (along with all the others too, including mine, so there won't be any reason to feel bad about being wrong)  And hey, maybe you'll actually be right!  Stranger things have happened.


https://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/investor-alley/calling-the-top/


Mine is not a prediction but an analysis based on facts and charts to conclude that we have already seen the top of this bull rally. Posting in that thread would be "cheating" since i've made the call after the fact.

wait....what?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3242 on: August 21, 2018, 11:13:59 AM »
You metaphorical workers are literally making me happy not to have a job!

To be clear, the job was hypothetical

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3243 on: August 21, 2018, 11:15:18 AM »
Top has returned.

Haven't we gotten any dividends since the last top?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3244 on: August 21, 2018, 11:24:51 AM »
Top has returned.

Haven't we gotten any dividends since the last top?

Yes but we've also had inflation. 

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3245 on: August 21, 2018, 11:27:07 AM »
You metaphorical workers are literally making me happy not to have a job!

To be clear, the job was hypothetical

Metaphorically, literally, or hypothetically clear?

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3246 on: August 21, 2018, 11:28:19 AM »
I knew this was the place to come celebrate our newest (and final?!?) top.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3247 on: August 21, 2018, 11:32:07 AM »
I'm calling this the short squeeze tippy top until otherwise confirmed.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3248 on: August 21, 2018, 12:00:13 PM »
But how could thorstach be wrong?! Again?!

Maybe instead of calling the GOAT MOAT, he meant to call the Greatest of All Time, Finally Usurping the Current King, Equity Rally.

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Re: Top is in
« Reply #3249 on: August 21, 2018, 01:44:49 PM »
Top has returned.

Haven't we gotten any dividends since the last top?

Yes but we've also had inflation.

Have we?  I already saved 15% on my car insurance by switching to GEICO