Getting Worn Out

Fri, Oct 7, 2011 - 9:39am

I'm glad we have this new site and I'm thrilled that so many are enjoying it and learning from it. This site is about and for you, not me. But frankly, I'm getting a little worn out.

Here are your charts. I'll be out the rest of the day at a fundraiser for an acquaintance who died from cancer last year at the age of 42. Have a great day. Live your life with joy. TF

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Oct 7, 2011 - 11:38am

good day to recharge the

good day to recharge the batteries - such days help gain perspective on the big picture.

Oct 7, 2011 - 11:40am

Beating the drum.. again

Sorry for the repost but just realized the new thread. I think we can all take something away from the message below as it applies to everyday human emotions as many have been speaking about this morning since Turd's post.

I referred to it in a post last night along with Kreiger's. This is a long and very powerful overview of the world as it has been, especially the last forty years. Here's just a snippet. @ Moderator- this may seem lengthy but is a fraction of the whole article.

Look In the Mirror

After accepting the fact that the economic situation as presented above is beyond repair, two questions come to mind:

  1. How did we get in this predicament?
  2. How do we get out of this predicament?

The difficulty with trying to explain how we got here is that people want simple answers and a bad guy to blame. People want to blame the rich or blame the poor or blame the phantom ruling elite or blame the other political party. They prefer to blame someone else, rather than looking in the mirror. It took a century of bad decisions, delusional thinking, unparalleled hubris, greed, sloth and willful ignorance to place the country on the precipice of ruin. The American people are responsible for the situation they find themselves in today. We elected the politicians that passed the laws, created the agencies, borrowed the money, and spent the country into oblivion. The truth is human beings are flawed creatures. We are prone to greed, laziness, seeking power, worrying about what others think about us, delusional thinking, herd mentality, shallowness, and cognitive dissonance. All of these human weaknesses have contributed to our current dilemma.

A note from Moderator Lincoln - NO FULL ARTICLES! A teaser and a link! A teaser and a link! A teaser and a link!

I Wazere Strongsidejedi
Oct 7, 2011 - 11:40am

@ strongside - vacation

It's just as bad for Canadians coming back home.

We're treated like the scruffy dog that was taken 50 miles away from home and shot. But it survived and had the nerve to come back.

Anyone own EAS.V ?

Oct 7, 2011 - 11:40am

Turd, In the last few months,


In the last few months, I also watched a close friend die of pancreatic cancer, just like Jobs and about his same age.

The emotional toll is always greater than expected, usually realized after the fact. You will have much on your mind over the next while and may require turning down the dial for a period of time. This site is robust, you have superb moderators, and participants that will "watch" the site for you. Take the time you need, to do anything else is self-damaging to you, your family and ultimately the fruits of your creation. My condolescences.

Last Rebel
Oct 7, 2011 - 11:41am

Position limits.Curious as

Position limits.

Curious as to what Turdites think will truly happen if they are implemented. Will they work or will the Morgue just do workarounds? Thoughts?

Edit: And will they be enforced?

Oct 7, 2011 - 11:41am

@Xty- yes I missed those posts about shadowstats

When I make 1 chart, it takes about 12 hours plus studying the patterns and getting ideas before. During last week I made 4 charts? i am not counting them. I am working as well full time and have family , house, country house, kids, etc. I just can not keep up with everything before I am ready to keep up with it. Before I need it to improve my predictions. I may be behind as I started late- only 2 weeks ago. My charts that were correct from March and April, did not include anything more than necessary to make them correct. Too much information collection gets you nowhere- something has to be produced to see if it works, and if not, what to correct.

Which of my latest last week untested charts looks suspicious to You and in need for more unofficial information (what kind of) ?-would sincerely appreciate since these are untested charts, might be totally wrong ( well, BRENT CRUDE 1M is accurate after 10 days-but what is 10 days when I pretend to be able to make predictions over years-so far my best result is only 7 months -silver) :

Brent Crude 1M 2012-2013:

DJIA 2011-2013 prediction:

Long term 2012-2018 EUR/USD prediction:

Long term 2012-2018 USDX prediction:

US official debt default time, value , haircut:


October Strongsidejedi
Oct 7, 2011 - 11:43am

@Strongsidejedi What was it


What was it again?

Home of the brave and land of the free?


Oct 7, 2011 - 11:43am

@ moderator

As I wrote in the post what I copied was a fraction of the article. Sorry if it was more than a teaser.

BTW, what is a teaser? Some girls would tease a little, some a little more. At what point is it putting out?

Oct 7, 2011 - 11:44am

must we repost the last thread? - I already answered this!

I just pointed out that claiming inflation was 4% in the States from 2008-2011 is WRONG.

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