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flashrob 168 posts  |  Last Activity: 9 hours ago Member since: Apr 2, 1999
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  • would I "just sit on piles of cash" in an uncertain "cash economy" or would I start "investing in the MOST PROMISING HARD ASSETS...

    and not "only" Apple...

  • flashrob flashrob Jan 27, 2015 5:17 PM Flag

    existing "power generation" like COAL, OIL, NUCLEAR... will all be "replaced by GREEN ENERGY METHODOLIGIES... LIKE "SOLAR PANELS"...

    THEN "THERE WILL BE VIRTUALLY NO POLLUTION..."

    also... the "energy used to CURRENTLY PROVIDED TO POWER A TESLA..."
    is already in place... so just "conserve home-elec utility" use a fraction... AND YOU POWER YOUR TESLA WITH THAT...

    day by day, week by week... BIG GUZZLER AND BIG OIL... continually "LOSE TRACTION"...because just like the:

    a. electrification of the WORLD ...replacing "kerosene lamps" and "candles" THIS CHANGE IS "INNVEVITABLE"...NOTICE "SHORT" I DIDN'T SAY "MAYBE" ... I SAID "INNVEVITABLE"

    so those "in denial" ...ESPECICALLY THOSE WHO HAVE VESTED INTERESTS... ARE "GOING TO "INNVEVITABLY LOSE"...
    I'M EVEN SORRY ABOUT SOME OF THIS... but "unfortunately" YOU CAN'T GO "BACK TO THE PAST"... except in "temporary resistance to REALITY"...

    you are not "battling a LONG HERE" ...you are arguing with "an objective REALIST" who just happens to be BETTER THAN ALMOST ANYONE at "seeing the PROBABLE FUTURE...
    ...YOU ARE TRYING TO FIGHT THE "BASIC PHILOSOPHICAL PRINCIPLE OF "INNEVITABLE CHANGE"...

    yes, I wish I could be "in my twenties again" RUNNIN' AROUND "partying, carefree, thinking and doing STUPID-STUFF... but invevitably... REALITY KEEPS "SOBERING ME UP...."

    fight these "changes if you like" along with Goldman, Barrons...WHOEVER... "no-one on earth" (or group) on earth... is POWERFUL enough to "prevent the impending changes" ...NO MATTER ...WHAT YOU "SAY...DO...THINK... PREFER...WANT"...

    I just look "ahead a bit at the INNEVITABLE" ...(SOME OF WHICH I DON'T LIKE MYSELF) but I can't do anything about it... AND NEITHER CAN "YOU and/or "all the king's horses and all the king's men!"

    that's HOW REALITY IS "RUN HERE"...

  • flashrob flashrob Jan 26, 2015 5:08 PM Flag

    had to do a part 3...

    so it's NOT JUST ABOUT "global warming" which you can "conjecture about" a bit...THEIR "IS NO CONJECTURE ABOUT LUNG DAMAGING POLLUTION"...
    ...as I illustrated in my "garage running vehicle example"...

    SO YOUR "STANCE ON THIS ISSUE" IS "NOT JUST ABOUT how much of global warming is "man-made"... THE "HEALTHCARE COST associated with "upper respiratory and lung damage" IS WHAT YOU SHOULD BE FOCUSED ON ...for the "tens of millions of CITY RESIDENTS in the U.S...

    get "focused" on that PUBS...

  • flashrob flashrob Jan 26, 2015 5:07 PM Flag

    2. the "degree of warming" is THE MINOR ISSUE... it's the "pollution" you dumb pubs...

    living in a "major city" like NYC ...well the "pollution generated by gasoline/diesel burning vehicles" ...impacts YOUR LUNGS as "if you SMOKED TWO PACKS OF CIGARETTES A DAY"...(and that's if you don't smoke!!!)
    ...so IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT "QUIBBLING ABOUT THE DEGREE OF GLOBAL WARMING"...the "undeniable issue" is THE POLLUTION FACTOR... like in "lung damage" ...unecessary HEALTH CARE COSTS... for "millions of CITY RESIDENTS" in cities all over the globe...(you PUBS claim you want to reduce health-care costs... forget Obamacare... AND GET ON one of the "real big issues" that is causing "mucho rising in health-care costs, etc."

    (by the way MOST INDUSTRY is now out in the "suburbs"...SO MOST "AIR POLLUTION IN CITIES" is DUE TO "GAS/DIESEL GUZZLER VEHICLE POLLUTION!!!")

    there wasn't much we could do before VEHICLES like TESLA S and the Nissan Leaf... made "pure electric vehicles" practical... BUT NOW THAT WE HAVE THAT TECHNOLOGY... we SHOULD BE PHASING OUT "GAS/DIESEL VEHICLES" (and their "lung damaging POLLUTION" as "fast as we possibly can..."

  • 15 pubs kinda jumped ship and almost passed "legislation" that admitted that "global warming" had a "manmade factor" to it...

    here's what I posted:

    so you "pubs" don't get "too confused by this GLOBAL WARMING ISSUE..."

    I'll lay it out for you "very simply" with a "scientific test THAT EVEN YOU DON'T HAVE TO DO... to prove... "it's just common sense..."

    a. put a PURE ELECTRIC VEHICLE (Tesla S...for example) IN A TYPICAL 2 CAR GARAGE... start the motor...now "sit on a chair in that garage, with the doors closed... "you following me PUBS???"

    ...after about a half-hour of sitting there in that "closed two-car garage" with the TESLA CAR RUNNING... get up and shut the car off, and back it out of the garage...

    b. NOW PUT a "typical INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE" car in the garage...start the car... sit in the CHAIR...WITH THE CAR RUNNING AND THE DOORS CLOSED...
    ...WANT TO DO THIS TEST "YOU DUMB PUBS???"
    ...oh! ... CALL 911 ...and give them your address, and tell them what you are doing... YOU GETTING THIS "YOU DUMB PUBS"..

    c. SOME CONCLUSIONS about this "basic logical experiment..."

    1. the GARAGE will "warm up a bit in temperature" IN BOTH CASES WITH BOTH CARS...got that "dumb pubs???"

    ...BUT I THINK "BY NOW" you should have a "lightbulb" going OFF IN YOUR HEAD!!!

    2. the "degree of warming" is THE MINOR ISSUE... it's the "pollution" you dumb pubs...

    (see part 2 of this post, con't

  • flashrob flashrob Jan 26, 2015 8:35 AM Flag

    this stock IS A WINNER... going forward...

    (I AM THE "BIGGEST POSTER ON THE "TESLA Yahoo stockboard" for well over a year...)

    and I will "write" about this stock ...in the future...

    I am a "paid subscriber" to this site... mainly because the "best knowledge "in the world" about QUANTUM PHYSICS" - on "Gaiam TV" - is available on this site... along with many other great "shows" and offerings...

    I'll get more into some of that... in later posts when I get the time...

    flashrob

  • flashrob flashrob Jan 23, 2015 6:43 PM Flag

    FOR BIG GAINS IN THE MKT "LIKE TESLA" YOU BET ON "GREAT FUTURE REV GROWTH POTENTIAL... NOT "OLD DINOSAURS LIKE GM...

    SAME THING GOES FOR "BIG OIL"...

    BETTER THESE DUMP PUB POLS... START BUILDING "WATER PIPELINES" INSTEAD OF "OBSOLETE OIL" STUFF...

  • flashrob flashrob Jan 23, 2015 6:41 PM Flag

    HIGH-FLYERS AND THEIR "STOCK VALUATIONS" ARE BASED ON "FUTURE POTENTIAL" ...not some "dumb stale number crunching" by shorts...

  • flashrob flashrob Jan 23, 2015 6:39 PM Flag

    FIDELITY "JUST BY THEMSELVES" HAS "OVER A "BILLION DOLLARS OF TESLA STOCK"...

    LOOK IT UP RIGHT THERE ON "ON MAJOR FUND HOLDERS" ...right on the statistics off the Yahoo TESLA stock page...

    GET SOME "COMMON SENSE" AND LOOK AT SOME "OBVIOUS STATISTICS" ...instead of "such IRRESPONSIBLE AND DUMB HYPE....

  • flashrob flashrob Jan 23, 2015 6:33 PM Flag

    so YOU suddenly "know MORE than "all the BIG MONEY PROS AT funds like FIDELITY???

    WAKE UP TO REALITY... WHO DO YOU THINK HAS "OWNED MOST OF THE FLOAT" FOR THE PAST TWO YEARS???

  • some of WHO "big money" is... AND "WHAT THEY'RE BETTIN' ON IN BIZ...

  • flashrob flashrob Jan 21, 2015 5:58 AM Flag

    ...just read this one book (available on Amazon... I got kindle version)

    and IT HAS "MORE INFO ABOUT ECONOMICS"

    THAN GETTING A "PHD IN PRINCETON IN ECONOMICS"...

    GOT THAT:

    a. so you can get a "largely worthless degree in ECONOMICS from some IVY-LEAGUE... run up a fortune in "student debt"

    b. or you CAN JUST "READ THIS BOOK" and "know MORE THAN THE ECONOMIST... and an "army" of degreed economists...

    ...........
    that's REALITY... too bad for the "existing VESTED INTEREST PARADIGMS"
    ...of "the ECONOMIST"....their armies of "degreed economists"...and "their whole "vested interest structure" of power, govt advisors, biz advisors..."

    all that IS RAPIDLY BECOMING OBSOLETE... as well as most of the "whole EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM" which was "useful in it's day" OF THE "INDUSTRIAL ECONOMIC PARADIGM"...and is now "about to get swept out the door...

    we started with the ECONOMICS BASED ON"

    A. AGRARIAN ECONOMICS
    B. MOVED TO "INDUSTRIAL BASED ECONOMICS" and are now "scrapping this" for...
    C. THE NEW ECONOMIC PARADIGM OF "KNOWLEDGE BASED-ECONOMICS"... stuff like linux, online education (much free via YouTube)...robotics...

    ......
    so "big vested economic GURUS" like "the economist" and degrees in economics from "prestigious universities"...THAT'S ALL GONNA "BE SCRAPPED...

    AND IT'S "ALREADY RAPIDLY HAPPENING"

    a. with the INTERNET
    b. Google
    c. online education
    d. free computer software systems LIKE LINUX...and their networking and education... (I could run a 1000 computer network factory...right from my bedroom...with banks of cheapy old computers in the basement...linked that run "high-speed FREE LINUX"...

  • here's something else I'm working on...just to show you "how most of the thinking/theories/data/economic stuff OF THE "NUMBER CRUNCHING CROWD" is rapidly becoming "increasinly worthless..."

    let me tell you something basic... "THE PEOPLE YOU BELIEVE ...LIKE THE ECONOMIST" are "still working WITH INCREASING OBSOLETE THEORIES AND DATA... GOT THAT...

    I follow some of their stuff... AND "ALMOST ALL OF IT ...IS BASED ON A "RAPIDLY BECOMING OBSOLETE" ..."INDUSTRIAL BASED ECONOMIC THEORIES AND MODELS...

    ALL THAT "IS BECOMING OBSOLETE"... so "lots of these economists" ARE "OUT OF TOUCH WITH REALITY"...

    THAT'S WHY ...THEY CAN'T "FORECAST VERY WELL"...because "the data they THINK and crunch numbers about...IS MOSTLY BASED...
    ON "MONEY FACTORS" AND "INDUSTRIAL ECONOMIC MODELS"

    here's one example of "what throws A WRENCH INTO ALL OF THAT" and makes it "largely OBSOLETE"

    consider the IMPACT of the "linux" operating system...

    it "is" FREE and used all over the place... like in "android cellphones"

    ...ARE YOU GETTING THIS???

    now "there IS NO "DOLLAR VALUE" ON THAT ...though it "is worth hundreds of billions of dollars"...

    AND GREATLY HAS AN "IMPACT ON IT JOBS...AND NETWORK SYSTEMS AROUND THE GLOBE"

    with it YOU CAN SET UP "THOUSANDS OF CHEAPLY OLD USED COMPUTERS "IN A NETWORK" ...WITH "ALL FREE LINUX SOFTWARE AND TRAINING...that you can GET OFF YOUTUBE...GOT THAT...

    MEANING "I COULD GO TO "AFRICA, BULGARIA...ETC...and set up "thousands of computers in a network" that can INTERFACE with ALL U.S. BIZ USERS...On the worldwide INTERNET/WEB...

    AND I COULD DO THIS FOR "PENNIES ON THE DOLLAR" compared to what "u.s. biz mostly uses" ...

    ........
    that is ONLY "ONE SMALL EXAMPLE" of what these "dumb economist" AND THEIR "OUTDATED INDUSTRIAL-ECONOMY BASED MODELS" are "NOT INCLUDING IN THEIR CALCULATIONS AND SPECUALTIONS" ABOUT THINGS ECONOMIC...

    I AM READING "ONE BOOK NOW" "REVOLUTIONARY WEALTH" by Alvin and Heidi Toffler...

    ...just read this one book (available on Amazon...

  • Reply to

    WONDERFULL WORLD of car dealership.

    by kapitanahoy Jan 16, 2015 8:51 PM
    flashrob flashrob Jan 19, 2015 9:48 AM Flag

    the reason I say that: MUCH OF OUR LIFE involve "issues that challenge us" and in our "overcoming those challenges"... we learn and grow

    ...year's ago I use to "shoot pool" (billiards) quite a bit...

    the "common wisdom" was that you "play against BETTER PLAYERS" to improve...

    if you "just played against PEOPLE" you almost "always beat" ...you would never get "much better"...

    I once beat the "michigan state champ" using this philosophy... (maybe only one game...but I still beat him... and I played with him whenever I could... because he was "so much better than me" ...and I learned a lot...

    basically... after a while ...I basically could "clean up" with almost "anyone else" I encountered... (thanks to all the stuff I learned from him...)

    so that's WHY ... "you need incentives to PROGRESS and improve..."

    .......
    I'm not "talkin' about BAD SMART PEOPLE who manipulate, etc."

    I'm talkin' there is a "lot of hooples" out there - who "screw things up" for people like me - not because their "bad" ...but just because "they STAY "hooples"...

    like some of them have "so little common sense" ...it's like: "let me outta here... I CAN'T TAKE THIS IDIOT...

    if you're "really retarded" ...then you "got an excuse" ...but if your "just a hoople" and don't "try to learn and be honest and open-minded" ...well "you're wasting your time"... besides "bad types" is "gonna INVARIABLY" take advantage of you...

    if you "look at NATURE" ... ignore it...be in denial...swim against the current (like because you have a "vested interest, etc.") ...AND YOU WILL "INEVITABLY "LOSE"...

    that's been my experience... so, I try to avoid "being dumb about stuff" ...even if it "hurts my existing "vested interest" in something...

    I should be a "pub" with my background... but "I already know...they are "going to increasingly lose... as is "big oil" and "big guzzler"... so I go with "objectivity"

  • Reply to

    WONDERFULL WORLD of car dealership.

    by kapitanahoy Jan 16, 2015 8:51 PM
    flashrob flashrob Jan 17, 2015 11:35 AM Flag

    i'M SAYIN' IF YOU "PLENTY RICH" ...pay sticker...

    LAST GUZZLER I BOUGHT... I SAID TO DEALER "WHAT YOU WANT FOR THAT CAR" (AND I WANTED THAT like "rare car" ...it just sittin' there WAITIN' FOR ME...

    SO HE DAY PRICE... I SAY "DONE DEAL...WHO MAY CHECK PAYABLE TO"

    and he tell me... come back 2-3 hours...cause he gonna make sure "car immaculate"...WHICH BECAUSE I KNOW ...he just make "extra 2-3 thousand on me" ...

    I don't want someone to "buy car out from under me" cause I got go home "mull over price/deal...whatever for hours or couple days...I DO "MAKE IT HAPPEN...DONE DEAL"...and that evening...I BE SMOKIN' PEOPLE AT EVERY LIGHT...

    so I'm sure lots of TESLA owners got more money than me... so I don't think "price of TESLA list" be ANY BIG DEAL TO THEM... besides they save on gas...GOT NEW "TOY" TO SHOW OFF at neighborhood barbecue get-together, etc.

    that HOW life be for "most in TESLA HIGH-END MARKET NICHE"...they ain't gonna quibble over "few thousand here/there, whatever"... that how it be with "lots of people I know" ...

    they might ask for "thousand off sticker" ...but if they want that car...

    when I bought my car... there be NEW sports-car on SHOWROOM FLOOR for "lower sticker" than what I bought...BUT DEALER "ADDED 5K" TO THAT CAR PRICE...BECAUSE OF PRODUCTION AND HARD TO GET... I think about it...BUT ONLY BE TWO-SEATER...no space for "double date" or room for luggage...SO I NOT BUY IT... but I could have... only I be at least that practical... like in YOU BE SORRY YOU BUY THAT...that ok for commute...and weekend...BUT THEN YOU GO ON WEEKEND TRIP... and you "two girls" instead of just one... and YOU GOT PROBLEM...you got to use "living room on wheels" car...for girls and luggage" and YOU CAN'T BE "DRAG-RACIN' WITH THAT"...and speedin' around mountin' curves, etc. (girls probably don't care about such... but I go on trip to "have more fun" than just stuff with girls, etc.)

    anyway...whatever...

  • Reply to

    WONDERFULL WORLD of car dealership.

    by kapitanahoy Jan 16, 2015 8:51 PM
    flashrob flashrob Jan 17, 2015 11:21 AM Flag

    I'm not exactly "against" car-dealers "charging different prices"...that's really "up to the individual consumer" to like do an "internet search" and "go into the dealer" armed with "a good range price"...

    I'm somewhat a believer "in dumb people" get "their just deserts" ...and of course "people that are rich" well they can "afford to PAY STICKER"... so, I'm not "one of the people" WHO WANT TO SEE THE WHOLE WORLD...getting "anything/everythin" AT THE "BESTEST/LOWEST PRICE"...

    if I'm shopping and "i know I can get that "jar of HELLMAN'S MAYO" for a "dollar or so LESS at Walmart" ...but I'm in the A&P...well...I AM NOT GOING TO "NOT PAY FULL-STICKER" for that "jar of mayo" THAT I WANT "NOW" just because I can save a "dollar on it at Walmart"...

    so, generally I HAVE A SHOPPING LIST" on my cellphone that I occasionally UPDATE when I'm using my home computer (you can do this on the "wonderful Goodle Program "KEEP") ...IT LIVE UPDATES YOUR CELLPHONE FILES ...from any computer your using... (you have to have the KEEP ap...on your cell...and also on your comps, etc.)

    anyway...ANOTHER POINT FOR "GUZZLER DEALERS" ...they wiil be DOING QUITE WELL... fixing "all those GUZZLER RECALLS"... (AT GUZZLER EXPENSE) ...so dealers will do great with that ...as well as consumers...except consumer "does have to go thru the nuisance" of "doing an extra GUZZLER DEALER" appointment for the "recall"... AH... BUT SO WHAT... my dealer "got HOT secretaries... free coffee and donuts"...AND LOTS OF "GUZZLER WIVES TO TRY TO MAKE TIME WITH" ...because hubby has them "do the recall appt"...(just haven't a little fun with you...on that last...but it is true to some extent occasionally... I just tell 'em I DON'T NEED NO VIAGRA to do stuff, etc. ...oh well, don't want to labor that point, etc.)

    so MY MAIN POINT: I AM "NOT AGAINST" ..."DIFFERENT STROKES/PRICES" for different people...

    a. you WANT "the best price" DO SOME "HOMEWORK" before you "go to dealer"..
    b. you PLENTY RICH... "pay whatever".

  • so... in the end...tesla-motors-inc-tsla-stock-still-a-strong-buy-credit-suisse

    just "google search this phrase" (below) ...and read the top link...

    tesla-motors-inc-tsla-stock-still-a-strong-buy-credit-suisse

    ...........
    most of the movement in Tesla... this past week or so... was just "overall" mkt jitters... what with "oil and the swiss franc"...etc.

    wow... the swiss central bank ..."knocked the #$%$ out of the "shorts" in the swiss franc" ...over a hundred billion (I trade forex once in a while... but I had no positions with "swiss franc" ...rarely do a trade involving that anyway...)

    anyway... TESLA lookin' "good as ever" ...and will continue to gain in weeks/months ahead..."

  • Reply to

    Free Falling Euro and TSLA Earnings

    by microtrader2 Jan 15, 2015 10:12 AM
    flashrob flashrob Jan 15, 2015 10:51 AM Flag

    does "not appear" to hedge it's "currency swings"...

    where's your "evidence for that"....

    besides you "can do that with a click of a few keys"...ANYTIME...

  • like you really believe "Tesla sales going down in China???"

    guess "big money" wanted to do a bit of a pullback... so all "you dumbie shorts" ...all aboard...

    AND BACK UP WE GO...

    good buyin' OP ...still...

  • just "google search this"

    love-two-stocks-billionaire-ron

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