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November 08, 2011 – Comments (19)

Seriously, I just noticed that Alstry has more recs out of all the MF bloggers.  How is that possible?  Alstry doesn't even give investment advice anymore, its usually just another post to push his udderworld website.  Now, I don't write posts and such for recs', but I find it astonishing that the guy who gives little to no investment advice has the most recs...really?

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#1) On November 08, 2011 at 3:53 PM, L0RDZ (80.14) wrote:

Epic failure  on  the motley fool...  cow t i t s ...  run amuck...

Enjoy the rally...

rally monkeys  running wild...

 

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#2) On November 08, 2011 at 4:04 PM, GNUBEE (21.91) wrote:

One rec for you

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#3) On November 08, 2011 at 4:14 PM, alstry (36.08) wrote:

You think it might be because I have the most posts?

Do you think its possible to make an "investment" recommendation in a world of MASSIVE predatory lending at the government level?

Or in a world where companies are not marking assets to market?

Olympus used acquisitions, deal fee to hide losses-

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#4) On November 08, 2011 at 4:18 PM, truthisntstupid (92.68) wrote:

Look at his blog history.  Have you ever tried to count them?

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#5) On November 08, 2011 at 4:20 PM, leohaas (31.35) wrote:

That's just the way it is. TheHypnoToad is still #5 on that list, despite not having posted anything in nearly 2 years, and rarely having posted anything but "All glory to The Hypno Toad".

The secret to getting high on that list is just posting often. It does not matter what you post. There will always be [fill_in_your_favorite_denigrating_term_in_plural] that recommend such nonsense.

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#6) On November 08, 2011 at 4:28 PM, johnybottom (< 20) wrote:

I'm just going to rec everything Jbay posts and push him to the top.

Unfortunately, fool.com wont let me blog. application in review I guess.

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#7) On November 08, 2011 at 4:29 PM, Jbay76 (< 20) wrote:

@alstry

" Do you think its possible to make an "investment" recommendation in a world of MASSIVE predatory lending at the government level"

Yep, I sure do!  And I guess it is a function of the number of posts you write, whcih all end up promoting the udderworld......

I was still left amazed, in a bad way, not like a hangover-bad way but a bad way all the same.

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#8) On November 08, 2011 at 5:00 PM, Jbay76 (< 20) wrote:

@JB

What'd you do to get your app in review?  I would think if you can respond to a post, you can write one as well?  In any case, I write a post infrequently, but others like Whereaminow or TMFSinchiruna write amazing stuff and get less credit than Alstry...go figure.

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#9) On November 09, 2011 at 10:18 AM, outoffocus (23.24) wrote:

When you post 10 blogs a day and each blog gets 5 recs, that 50 recs a day.  He has that many recs, not to go quality but to volume.  If you check the number of recs to the number of blogs I think his blog/rec ratio is about 4 or 5.

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#10) On November 09, 2011 at 11:01 AM, TDRH (99.52) wrote:

The posts are very weak though, the only way he could get 7-8  rec's per blog is if he has 7-8 alter ego's.   Kind of sad.

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#11) On November 09, 2011 at 11:05 AM, djemonk (< 20) wrote:

I enjoyed the "you suck because your score is not as high as alstry's" alstry. 

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#12) On November 09, 2011 at 12:31 PM, Jbay76 (< 20) wrote:

@outoffocus

makes logical sense

@ TDRH

I couldn't agree with you more.  Though truth be told, iused to read his posts all the time when I first joined CAPS, but now its the same old thing, like a broken record that accumulates major recs.  Its truly not representative of the CAPS community...

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#13) On November 09, 2011 at 12:52 PM, catoismymotor (< 20) wrote:

His offerings amount to nothing more than poo in the pool. It is easy to say "Just ignore him." but I come back to comparing him to poo in a pool. You can ignore the poo and enjoy all the open space around it. But sooner or later, when your guard is down, you'll find yourself confronted, if not in contact with the poo.

Over the course of the day Alstry has been known to pollute the pool with poo after poo, making it hard for the rest to enjoy the blogs.

-Cato

P.S. -  Alstry will tell you the poo is really a Snickers bar. Don't believe him.

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#14) On November 09, 2011 at 2:20 PM, Schmacko (55.64) wrote:

"I enjoyed the "you suck because your score is not as high as alstry's" alstry."

He had to give up that aspect of his persona once the market turned bullish, he had to face the realization that he's not a good stock picker, and his score imploded.

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#15) On November 09, 2011 at 2:25 PM, Jbay76 (< 20) wrote:

Ah, but Catooooohhhh (read it as if I was Inspector Clousaue) the poo still contaminates the pool making it, well, contaminated and infected with microscopic poo particles which then invade the pores of living things in the pool.  Or it requires a sh*t ton of chlorine or sodium borate to counter, none of which we have disposable here in CAPS :(

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#16) On November 09, 2011 at 3:55 PM, catoismymotor (< 20) wrote:

Re #15:

This is where we needs our TMF overloards to step in to help reign in the poo plopper (be the chlorine or sodium borate) or pull his privlideges. My understanding is that this senario occured with The Hypnotoad.

 

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#17) On November 10, 2011 at 8:58 AM, Jbay76 (< 20) wrote:

This would not be the first time someone suggested the idea

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#18) On November 10, 2011 at 2:25 PM, catoismymotor (< 20) wrote:

And sadly it will not be the last. *sigh*

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#19) On November 11, 2011 at 11:11 PM, HarryCaraysGhost (99.63) wrote:

The Hypnotoad had much more to say about investing then Al ever will. They should not even be mentioned in the same blog space.

All glory to The Hypnotoad.

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