HaHa Did I hear a broken record, broken record, broken record? I ask again what do you care whether OK is short, long, hedged, optioned, watching, trading, hustling etc etc.? Is it going to make you any more money? Or do you feel your worth is enhanced by his results - which ever way they may be? I's sounding as if you have a psychological problem. Have you considered that possibility? I can suggest help if you just ask, but you have to ask first. You need to say: Hi I'm onemark. I'm a (fill i the blank) before you can accept help. We laugh, but it is starting to sound pathetic.