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RedRose



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2008 7:44 am    Post subject: Stock, Stock, damn stock!! Reply with quote

With the stock market going down these days, many Chinese people lose money in it. and I am one of them. When the stock market drops everyday, I am getting more and more devastated and depressed. But still, I am lucky, compared to a Chinese guy who turned impotent for his loss of money in stock market.

He found himself have a hard time getting a hard-on last month, and that was when he lost a lot of money in the stock market. He couldn't help combining the impotent thing and the stocks, and he finally knew what's going on with his thing.

This guy thought that the most impotent thing in the world was money, and now he found something more important than money, But too lat, he lost them.

If I were a man, I might have turned impotent those days. Thank God, I am a woman, so I don't have to go through the terrible consequence.
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Lorikeet



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 02, 2008 4:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You don't lose money in the stock market until you sell your stock, so if the market is going down, it's best to stop looking!
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RedRose



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 4:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Easier said than done Crying or Very sad If that guy hadn't watched the stock market, he wouldn't have been impotent. But he just couldn't help watching. I guess this is the weakness of human being. Most of the time, we are greedy.
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pugachevV



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 2:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There are drugs available for that now. (Impotence - not the stock market). Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra are the names of three that keep cropping up in my spam folder.

You don't lose money unless you sell. Some people wait until the market taks and then buy stock at depressed prices.
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Bob S.



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 2:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RedRose wrote:
If that guy hadn't watched the stock market, he wouldn't have been impotent. But he just couldn't help watching. I guess this is the weakness of human being.
You tempted me into checking my retirement savings account. It lost 14% since last November! Shocked Ouch. Crying or Very sad
But it is still up 16% since 2006, so all is not lost. Smile And I won't retire for 25 more years anyway, so plenty of time to recover from this nasty case of stagflation.
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RedRose



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PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 10:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bob S. wrote:
You tempted me into checking my retirement savings account. It lost 14% since last November!


That much! Are you ok? I hope you don't have the problem as that Chinese guy's Laughing
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RedRose



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2008 4:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good news! Yesterday my stock went up a little, and I got some of my money back!! Hopefully, I will get all of it back in 3 months.

Isn't that exciting? Stock game is fun!
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Bob S.



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 10:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

RedRose wrote:
That much! Are you ok? I hope you don't have the problem as that Chinese guy's Laughing
The only thing that interferes with my love life is a rug rat that comes between me and my missus. Mad
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We say this out loud about various people in our lives: employers, friends, favorite novelists, favorite wives. But when push comes to shoveÖ Iím not sure I want to be tested. Donít quote me.
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RedRose



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PostPosted: Thu Mar 06, 2008 3:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bob S. wrote:
The only thing that interferes with my love life is a rug rat that comes between me and my missus. Mad


That's even worse than the loss of money!
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