Contest #2

Wed, Sep 14, 2011 - 1:08pm

 First of all, I don't want to hear any sht (yet) about how "Turd blew that one". My recent attempt at predicting the future is in regards to gold, not silver, though I expect silver to come along for the ride. Gold is still well above $1800. IF it falls below 1800 and heads to 1700, I'll be the first to admit my error in judgment. Until then, my advice is to please refrain from the I-told-ya-sos and other smartypant remarks. Otherwise, you're going to end up looking like a jerk and you'll be laughed straight outta here.

Btw, here's an updated hourly gold chart. Still is being compressed by the main short-term trendline.


I had to make a judgment call on contest #1 and I've judged the winner to be "ragandbone".

Submitted by ragandbone on September 14, 2011 - 11:36am.
172 countries...
But not:
N Korea

The correct answer is 176 out of 196 and the three countries guessed are correct. The full list is:

North America (1): Greenland
Africa (13): Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Gabon, Namibia, Somalia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Mauritania, Western Sahara, Eritrea, Malawi
Asia (3): Turkmenistan, North Korea, Tajikistan
Oceania (1): Papua New Guinea
South America (2): Guyana, French Guiana

"Ragandbone", please email me your mailing address at tfmetalsreport[at]gmail[dot]com.

OK, onto contest #2. The top 5 countries that visit TFMR are: US, Canada, UK, Australia and Germany. For another, autographed yellow hat, name 3 of the countries that make up 6-10.


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Shrubcrawler · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:13pm

My answers are ...

Mexico, France, China

ericplatham · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:13pm

daddy needs a new pair of shoes

1. Sweden

2. Netherlands

3. New Zealand

winemaker · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:14pm


Brazil, China, Japan

AlienEyes · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:14pm

Hat Time!

Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa 

R man J · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:14pm


Spain, France, Mexico

speconomist · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:16pm

Seems that we are suffering another mini-raid

Seems that we are suffering another mini-raid to compress the price under the line.

Also I was looking at SVM earlier today, trading under $6, and a lot of volume, how long will it last? Don't own the stock, but sure it looks like a great point of entry right now.

My answers for the contest:

Ireland, Finland, Sweden.

the_Pete · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:16pm

France, India, China

France, India, China

Rover · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:17pm

Singapore, India, New Zealand

Singapore, India, New Zealand

Almost a Bear · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:18pm

Let's have another go...

South Africa, New Zealand, Switzerland

bono · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:18pm

What as stupid contest. C'mon

What as stupid contest.

C'mon Turd you can do it better!

RoosterCogburn · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:18pm

1. India 2.  China 3. 

1. India

2. China

3. Russia

PM Stackin' Fool · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:19pm


Japan, China and India

vinzz · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:20pm
bono · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:21pm

Bono, quit jacking around

Bono, quit jacking around with the PMs. I'll take care of that for you.

Grab Edge and head to the studio, instead. We're all dying for some new material!

Economical Disaster · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:21pm

USE A LINK FOR CONTESTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

New posters will leave if they have to wade down a 100 posts with country names. Nobody CARES..

Bro D · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:21pm

China, New Zealand, India

China, New Zealand, India

· Sep 14, 2011 - 1:21pm

Ireland, Scotland, India

Ireland, Scotland, India

ewc58 · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:22pm

Contest bid

Italy, Switzerland, India

Economical Disaster · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:22pm

I couldn't care less if they leave

This is my site and today we are having some fun.

Lighten up.

hkujala · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:22pm

China, India, France

China, India, France

ScottJ · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:23pm

Seems like one has an

Seems like one has an advantage waiting and looking over previous answers to formulate their own ;)

Japan, France, India

sevin · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:23pm

Ecuador, New Zealand,

Ecuador, New Zealand, Thailand

MIDDIE · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:24pm


Austria, New Zealand, Singapore

backseatdriver · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:27pm

Too Funny

I love when Turd puts people in their proper place. Makes me laugh audibly. Go Turd!


B.R.Valentine · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:27pm

Sweden, Ireland, Switzerland

Sweden, Ireland, Switzerland

bono · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:28pm

I bet you...

Ok Here is my guess:

New Zealand, France, China

Spud · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:29pm

Gimme that hat.....


HeNateMe · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:29pm

Contest #2

France, Switzerland, South Africa

Rogue · Sep 14, 2011 - 1:29pm

The Netherlands, Sweden and

The Netherlands, Sweden and Mother Russia.

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