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Retirement Planning with Short #303848
10/12/08 12:40 PM
10/12/08 12:40 PM
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Short Offline OP
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Retirement Planning

If you had purchased $1000.00 of Nortel stock one year ago, it would now be worth $49.00.
With Enron, you would have had $16.50 left of the original $1000.00.
With WorldCom, you would have had less than $5.00 left.
If you had purchased $1000 of Delta Air Lines stock you would have $49.00 left.

But, if you had purchased $1,000.00 worth of beer/wine one year ago, drank all the beer/wine, then turned in the cans/bottles for the recycling REFUND, you would have had $214.00.

Based on the above, the best current investment advice is to Drink Heavily and Recycle.

Live and let live
Re: Retirement Planning with Short [Re: Short] #303863
10/12/08 01:08 PM
10/12/08 01:08 PM
Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 2,160
San Pedro
Phil Offline
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that made me laugh...........but then I don't have any stocks or shares or it would have made me cry.

Re: Retirement Planning with Short [Re: Short] #303878
10/12/08 01:41 PM
10/12/08 01:41 PM
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Posts: 3,280
Arizona USA
azbob Offline
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Great plan Short and one I can do!!!! laugh

"Hold on Tight To Your Dreams" ELO
Re: Retirement Planning with Short [Re: azbob] #303927
10/12/08 06:06 PM
10/12/08 06:06 PM
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bucks county, PA
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i like the way this guy thinks!

Re: Retirement Planning with Short [Re: Phil] #303948
10/12/08 09:11 PM
10/12/08 09:11 PM
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made me laugh too! And I own stock. wink I liked both that it's not accurate and that it advocates drinking and recycling - two of my favorite things!

I can never remember which is better . . . safe? . . . or sorry?
Re: Retirement Planning with Short [Re: Leah-Ann] #303952
10/12/08 09:26 PM
10/12/08 09:26 PM
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Short Offline OP
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You are so right, Leah-Ann, the theory is more important than the numbers. I am one of those lucky few who can calculate their spendings in beers and wealth in wine bottles, and I even can never get that right!

Live and let live
Re: Retirement Planning with Short [Re: Leah-Ann] #303962
10/12/08 10:17 PM
10/12/08 10:17 PM
Joined: May 2007
Posts: 4,701
Pismo Beach
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more fun to toss the cans out the window at passing cars! smirk

GOP - The Party of Lincoln.
Re: Retirement Planning with Short [Re: Rykat] #303973
10/13/08 07:54 AM
10/13/08 07:54 AM
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These new times cry out for new ideas. First let me say in live in affordable housing for seniors. A three story, 38 unit. I,m on the third floor toward on end. A lady way down has a beer tap into the hall way by her door. Next to it is a coin slot. That's it. The other day the cable man was here and I asked him about it. He told me the lady has a micro brew and makes the best cold beer on tap. You put in two quarters thou the slot and they hit a tin cup in her kitchen. She has a little monkey that pulls the tap so she can nap. And then her cat gives the monkey a juju bead for a reward. And she has a trained parrot that cleans up after the monkey and puts it in the toilet. The cat even flushes. I have seen the lady a couple of times and she is well dressed wearing lots of gold and drives a new bmw.

Re: Retirement Planning with Short [Re: Rykat] #303974
10/13/08 07:57 AM
10/13/08 07:57 AM
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Rockport, Maine
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For those more ecologically minded than the esteeemed gent(?) from NJ who is preoccupied with ambient temperatures of canine feces:

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But then what do I know, I am but a mere caveman
Re: Retirement Planning with Short [Re: klcman] #303993
10/13/08 09:54 AM
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Danny2 Offline
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Nice ride. Back in the old days it would be called a short.

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