Anniversary Hat Contest

Thu, May 17, 2012 - 8:01am

As hard as it is to believe, this site will have it's 1st birthday on 6/14/12. Time sure goes fast when you're getting the snot beat out of you, day after day.

It's been a crazy 11 months but today is not the day for a retrospective. Today IS the day to start a new Hat Contest! Same rules as before. Submit your guess for the closing Comex price on Thursday, June 14 for the July12 silver contract and the August12 gold. Each winner will receive a genuine, 100% authentic and autographed Turd Ferguson hat. If any lucky Turdite manages to win both categories, I'll even throw in an original mint "silver Keiser" for good measure.

So, go for it! Enter your guesses in the comments section of this thread. I'll leave it open for entries through the Comex open tomorrow (8:20 am EDT) if you want to take a look at today's action before committing. Remember, all new Turdites have their initial comments sent into the "moderation queue" for approval. So, if you don't see your entry show up immediately, do not despair. Just give the mods and I a little time to find it and publish it.

I'm going to be out most of the day today so I won't be able to post a new thread until at least mid-afternoon. Please continue to use the "sticky" thread at the top of the homepage as your discussion/open thread. In the meantime, the nice rally overnight was derailed by euro weakness earlier today. Oh well. At least we are up a little off of yesterday's lows. Baby steps, everyone. To begin with, we need to stem the tide of the spec shorts. Then, we can reverse and squeeze them.

Have a fun day! TF

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May 17, 2012 - 9:48am


And that is all it is. nothing to it..

Ag- 30.69


May 17, 2012 - 9:51am

I'll play

Gold 1585

silver 28.50

Eric King
May 17, 2012 - 9:55am

Gold: $45,000 Silver:

Gold: $45,000

Silver: $15,000

I get my numbers from my mate Eric at KWN.

May 17, 2012 - 9:55am

Can't be worse than the 'experts'

Gold $1475

Silver $23.90

Torpedo Fish
May 17, 2012 - 9:55am

Ag / Au - June 14

Ag - 28.60
Au - 1573

Dr G
May 17, 2012 - 9:55am

Silver 28.50 Gold 1610

Silver 28.63 Gold 1617

May 17, 2012 - 9:57am
May 17, 2012 - 9:58am

Limbs and digits crossed...

Yellow stuff - $1,764.12

Non-yellow stuff - $36.47

Come to Papa...

Moderator Washington
May 17, 2012 - 10:01am

I'm on board today as well

All hands on deck for the Mods today, in order to make sure any new registrants get their guesses posted in a timely manner.

Hey Pining, I work cheaper than Holliday. I'll fix it for you for one of these:

just kidding

May 17, 2012 - 10:03am

This is what I want...

Gold : $1760

Silver: $37.25

May 17, 2012 - 10:04am

Yeller Hat Giveaway

AG $28.42

AU $1565.10


May 17, 2012 - 10:06am

Price prediction

Gold: 1654

Silver: 30,50

May 17, 2012 - 10:06am

Understood Mod Washington

and to quote the great Rodney Dangerfield in Caddyshack, as he slipped the cash into the Greenskeepers pocket, "Keep it fair! Keep it fair!"

May 17, 2012 - 10:07am

Just guessing here...

Au - 1536

Ag - 26.50

El Gordo
May 17, 2012 - 10:07am

Rigged game?

If I recall, the last time we played this game Mr. Turd single-handedly crashed the PM markets at the last minute so his hand picked friends could win. We still don't know if it was something as simple as taking a trip to Sams Wholesale or if there was something more nefarious involved. Anyway. like the fool I am, I'll play it straight and present my estimates based only on my analysis of the facts and not including some last minute hanky-panky.


Gold $1676.79

My size is 7 1/2.

Hard Rain
May 17, 2012 - 10:12am

My guess would be....

Gold - $1,352

Silver - $19.26


May 17, 2012 - 10:13am

(No subject)

Au: 1710.25 Ag: 33.75

May 17, 2012 - 10:13am

Thanks Turd Gold

Thanks Turd

Gold 1612.49

Silver 29.22

Moderator Holliday
May 17, 2012 - 10:14am

Hard bargainer's

Pining...Mod Washington just cut the legs out from under me on that one

Damn... and I was going to up the ante to one of these, just because.

Have a great day everyone, I'm going to hide behind a tumbleweed or lay low on a rooftop. (Codeword for Saloon)


"Doc" prefers to keep his virtual "Peacemaker" out of sight and holstered.

May 17, 2012 - 10:16am

Ag   26.63 Au  1511.11

Ag 26.63

Au 1511.11

silver bullett
May 17, 2012 - 10:16am


AU 1642

AG 30.17

Be Prepared
May 17, 2012 - 10:18am

Prognostication...the Mystic Arts

I have peered into the mystical ages and have cast my augury stones upon the symbols of time and space....

I have consulted the greater heavens to see the astrological alignments to know how Jupiter and Mars shall dance their force upon the witching hour...

In deep mediation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, I have fathomed the edges of reality and found the center of enlightenment...

With my 6th Chakra open.... and the universe pouring through.... these numbers have appeared out of the foggy rivers to reveal themselves to me...

SILVER - 32.89

GOLD - 1,647.40

May 17, 2012 - 10:18am


Au 1598.60

Ag 29.84

Two Gun Tobin
May 17, 2012 - 10:18am

Two Gun needs another hat

Au: 1640

Ag: 30.36


Eric Original
May 17, 2012 - 10:20am
May 17, 2012 - 10:21am

here it comes....

Au 1689.80

Ag 35.85

May 17, 2012 - 10:22am

35.99 AG 1725.89 AU

35.99 AG 1725.89 AU

May 17, 2012 - 10:23am

my guess

ag: 29.85

au: 1605.37

May 17, 2012 - 10:27am

The crystal ball speaketh

Gold: 1442.78

Silver: 20.23

May 17, 2012 - 10:28am

Eerily quiet on Gold on CNBS

... just confirms the coruption in the system that goes right up to MSM like CNBS....

...also, where are the TROLLs on this site? Speak up, bitchez!!


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