It's Good To Be Turd

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Tue, Aug 23, 2011 - 8:52pm

If you've been a Turdite for a while, you know how amazing I find all of this. A year ago, I'm just this dope with a MacBook and a few strongly held opinions. Now, I'm MacBook-toting dope who runs one of the Top 5 PM-themed websites in the world. Seriously, how weird is that?

One of the true perks of being The Turd is that I've been able to strike up relationships with a lot of people who actually know what they're doing. At any moment, I could pick up the phone and call or email a whole bunch of folks who, just a year ago, would never have taken my call. I've been able to meet and speak to people with whom I would normally never be able to contact.

One such amazing encounter occurred back on Sunday evening. The nice folks at https://www.webbotforum.com/ asked me to participate in an hour-long interview of the great Jim Rogers. They even let me ask the first couple of questions! The full interview was just posted to their YouTube channel and the links are listed chronologically below.

I highly encourage you to take the time to listen to the interview. Jim has forgotten more about commodity trading than most of us (combined) will ever know. However, his typical interview is on financial TV and it usually covers the same, boring topics and leaves little room for expansive answers and follow-up. Let's just say that this was not the typical interview. Enjoy!

01/05 Jim Rogers ~ TMRN -2011-08-21 Time Monk Radio Interviews Present:
02/05 Jim Rogers ~ TMRN -2011-08-21 Time Monk Radio Interviews Present:
03/05 Jim Rogers ~ TMRN -2011-08-21 Time Monk Radio Interviews Present:
04/05 Jim Rogers ~ TMRN -2011-08-21 Time Monk Radio Interviews Present:
05/05 Jim Rogers ~ TMRN -2011-08-21 Time Monk Radio Interviews Present:

Again, thank you all for making this possible. One day, when I am rotting in my government re-education/hard labor camp, I'll be cursing the time I spent as Turd. For now, though, I feel overwhelmingly blessed. TF

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  151 Comments

Shill
Aug 23, 2011 - 8:55pm

Thanks for the update Turd

Thanks for the update Turd

debtless
Aug 23, 2011 - 8:57pm

Congrats Mr. Fancy Turds.

Congrats Mr. Fancy Turds.

lilbromarky1
Aug 23, 2011 - 8:57pm

My friends laugh out loud

My friends laugh out loud when I tell them what "Turd Ferguson" said is going to happen next :) I say it with a straight face as if its a normal name

johnboatcat
Aug 23, 2011 - 8:59pm

"One day, when I am rotting

"One day, when I am rotting in my government re-education/hard labor camp, I'll be"

Turd, send me the address and I will send you some pail piggy. I got more than I probably will ever be able to use!

jackmeoff
Aug 23, 2011 - 8:59pm

re-education/hard labor camp

HAHA, Dont worry most will be there with you. My hands are too pretty so I will have to go out the hard way.

speconomist
Aug 23, 2011 - 9:00pm

Turd's the best!

Turd's the best! Just the top 5? You're so modest!!!

Will carefully listen to the interview. Also, here's the link to the playlist with the 5 videos:

https://www.youtube.com/user/webbotforumcom#grid/user/01E1E0C6BE61015F

Larry
Aug 23, 2011 - 9:02pm

Like the Jets...

Once you're a Turd, you're a Turd for life.

dmanson
Aug 23, 2011 - 9:06pm

We love you Turd

Keep it up, the more we wake up, the better chance we stand!!

exiledbear
Aug 23, 2011 - 9:10pm

I listened to that call

Other than "bullish commodities, bearish stocks" I didn't think he really said that much. Sorta reminded me of Mr. Grace in Are You Being Served - "You're all doing very wellllll"

Hey, at least he was saying "bullish commodities, bearish stocks" when it actually mattered, back in 2001. Now, it's important - but it doesn't matter as much to be saying that.

Edit: I'm always forward looking. What's on my mind, is when gold eventually tops out, where's the next overlooked, underloved, priced-at-a-good-deal whatever? That's what I think about these days.

Shill
Aug 23, 2011 - 9:22pm

What can one say Turd, your

What can one say Turd, your blessed brother as are we.

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