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odonnellm66 5097 posts  |  Last Activity: 18 hours ago Member since: Jan 17, 2012
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  • Brothers and Sisters: Be grateful that I said some prayers this morning for the hallucinogenic longs who continue to dwell in the house of Satan. Why do you obsess over virtual realities, the path of eternal and financial damnation? Only Jesus is the Way and the Resurrection, not Farmville or Tunes of Lunacy. I warn you now, the hour is getting late. God granted you the element of free choice, so push the sell button immediately at the market open. You can run, but you cannot hide. It is widely known. Simply observe all the Gentiles who were transformed into pillars of dog excrement over this rubbish, all the way from $15- to $2.71. This was the plan of the money changes from the very moment ZNGA, that evil horned miscreant, was issued from the bowels of Mark Pincus. Why do you persist in this suffering, and there is more spanking to come? Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do. Have mercy on their heathen souls. The born again pagans shall not be saved. In the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Amen.

    ps: Feel free to join me this afternoon for Happy Hour at the American Legion Post 447. If you are broke from your ZNGA mal-investment, I'll foot the entire bill. Be prepared for a full fledged stampede of wild and hungry cougars. Such things generally occur this time of year. You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you get what you need.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • I hold the delusional longs on this message board personally responsible for this minor set back. Once again, the hallucinogenic sheep and the machinations of the Kosher Nostra have thrown a small dog wrench in my master scheme. It also didn't help that pinkboned created a new fantasy game--Spin the Rabid Bulldog, and he apparently believes the fifth leg of that beast, the tail that is, points in the direction of Electronic Arts. It might as well be Herbalife, another quality company built on a foundation of quick sand. Speaking of green herb, tis the season to be jolly.
    Alas, I have reassured my employer, Vulture Capital Management, that the ZNGA death spiral will resume before ZNGA posts more losses in late January. In addition, Mark Pincus will flee to Tel Aviv in a vain attempt to evade civil litigation, and Don Mattrick will ultimately find Jesus and join a nunnery. Virtual realities have their limits. Joy to the world!

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • This December has been a month of unprecedented volatility, but we live in an era where a few kind words from the Federal Reserve and their printing presses can work wonders, and the irrational behavior can persist much longer than the balance in your margin account. I suggest you take a close look at how the flood of petrodollars heavily distorted the oil market, and we now witness a virtual free fall in prices, strongly hinting at powerful deflationary forces. I fully expect something similar to occur with the price of equities at the beginning of the coming year. Easy money has caused a most dangerous misallocation of capital, which is entirely apparent in ZNGA's absurd market cap. It is a company which doesn't earn a dime, and hasn't done so for quite some time. These distortions are about to be corrected, and a rather rude awakening it will be. We are in for a most exciting year. So I again ask, how will the dog survive?

    It's not exactly Christmas music, but cue up a bit of Los Lobos if you appreciate a Spanish style rhythm section. I'm a huge fan and have seen them perform many times.

    If you happen to have little ones, Christmas should mostly be about them. I'm a grumpy old man now, so I reject all the nauseating mass consumption, running by and large on unbridled credit and debt.
    Merry Christmas to all--short, long, or otherwise.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • The Bengals had everything to lose, and for Denver it was but a question of home field advantage. I found one of Manning's two interceptions a wee bit curious. Take a look at the pre-game point spread and draw your own conclusions. You can be certain that there were some highly upset gamblers, and huge money was riding on this game, just as big money rides on this latest reincarnation of the ZNGA Brain Trust.

    Full Disclosure: I am a fully certified paranoid schizophrenic. I never met a conspiracy theory I would not subscribe to.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • I answered yes to all 20 questions, so I batted 1000.
    I even received 10 bonus points for correctly answering the bonus question.
    "Do you sometimes drink alone while trading ZNGA common shares?"
    Of course, I answered yes.
    Not to worry Brothers and Sisters.
    I'm carrying the message in my gut.
    I also wrote that most pertinent chapter myself.
    "How It Doesn't Work."
    With ZNGA.
    And other things of greater substance.
    I'll now open another one.
    Just like the other one.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Admittedly, volume has improved greatly with an upward price bias over recent sessions, technically a positive picture. Keep in mind however, all previous roadkill bounces, and there have been many of them, had no staying power, the move to $5.79 last March in particular. The fundamentals for this company remain horrible, competition ramps ever higher, and ZNGA will post more losses in just over one month with or without Loony Tunes, and as previously stated, January is unlikely to be a kind month to the major averages. The bottom line is that costs exceed revenue by a wide margin, and ZNGA only keeps the doors open from the revenue raped from the initial stock investors at prices $10- and above.

    Pinkboned is absolutely correct that the only prayer for this pathetic company is a takeover from a major player, but there is little evidence that any such event will occur. A string of days of heavy volume and price rise is necessary, and we are not there yet. A quick run to the $3- level looks increasingly feasible, a short term trader's dream come true, but it likely succumbs to exhaustion. I furthermore question why anyone would pay a substantial premium to adopt a bloated pig with a failed revenue model, and I find nothing inherently special about ZNGA's so-called intellectual property. The long term chart indicates that patience has rewarded the shorts, not the longs.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Stubbornness, pride, and ego usually make mince meat of a trader, so let us see if this move has legs, keeping in mind that two days does not a trend make, and ZNGA has experienced all kinds of roadkill bounces on the road to infamy. The historical record also indicates that ZNGA achieved the Loony Tune height of $5.79 last March 12, and then succumbed to a slow steady price erosion. The company has no earnings, and will post more losses in the next report. Forewarned is forearmed, so I also do not forget that the Kosher Nostra likes to push and shove on stocks in the pink zone, where there is maximum bang for the buck, and a mere $5 to $10 million in capital, chump change for the big boys, can work wonders with a penny stock. If Pinkboned is correct on the takeover innuendo, far fetched though it be, this should be accomplished in short order as I do not believe early 2015 will be kind to the major averages. If the market sells off in January as I expect, the herd runs scared, and becomes quite adverse to a takeover rife with risk.

    Summary; I just popped two valiums and opened another Pabst Blue Ribbon. I will attempt to maintain a fluid perspective, but with this junk stock, it is tempered with a high degree of skepticism, if not outright cynicism. There will continue to be a plethora of new games issued from the competition, smaller outfits without the lard of 2000 techies, so at some point the market becomes saturated with this virtual rubbish.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • It was all accomplished with the assistance of my nutritionist and personal trainer, SFlegend. We have also attacked the main frame inner sanctum of the ZNGA Brain Trust, and here's a small sampling of the conniving between Mark Pincus and Don Mattrick, just recently intercepted.
    Don: Are we all prepared to launch the vampire squid attack on our shareholders?
    Mark: I sit on piles of this increasingly worthless paper, so we must sell first.
    Don: Have we yet been granted approval by Goldman Sachs and Tel Aviv?
    Mark: It should be granted two days before we celebrate the birth of Jesus.
    Don: The timing is a bit odd. Please explain.
    Mark: The whales, I mean shareholders, will be busy preparing for Christmas.
    Don: Perfect, we unload when no one is looking. What about the current shareholder lawsuit?
    Mark: Not to worry. That's why God invented Jewish lawyers.
    Don: True, no one ever goes to jail for a scam IPO. For a few bucks, you simply purchase a Pass Jail Card.
    Mark: You are brilliant Don! That's why I pay you the big bucks.
    Don: Mark, have you yet told your wife about us?
    Mark: California is a community property state, so I'm in a bit of a fix.
    Don: Why don't we ask Tim Cook for some advice?

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • It's getting to be a regular pattern. Someone (24/7 Wall Street) believes this hype still has 50% downside risk. He's right.
    In other news of the day, SFLegend and I will be hosting the annual ZNGA shareholder Christmas party tomorrow evening at San Francisco's most notorious "alternative" bar, The Stud, located at 399 9'th Street, not far from the ZNGA Brain Trust. Mark Pincus promises to be on hand in full drag, and he will escort a black leather clad Don Mattrick on a dog leash. Door prizes will be available to the shareholders with the greatest net losses. A special section is reserved for the $10- and Above Club. Legend has been practicing his Judy Garland act, so this is one event you don't want to miss. Open bar, and the drinks are on the shorts. Come frolic with us just to relieve all the stress of holding this junk stock.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • You must always sell too early because there is neither depth, nor weight.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Like visions make for domestic harmony, and we both agree that the ZNGA death spiral is not yet complete, and we choose to ignore today's roadkill bounce as just more rattle and hum on the road to infamy. We do differ in many respects. Legend is a fancy dresser, while my attire generally comes from Thrift Town. In the bar, he's top shelf, while I am likely to settle for any common gut rot, so long as it gets me downtown. The bottom line is that we both know that the ZNGA Brain Trust is one of the very great scams of the new millennium. Billions have been vaporized with this virtual mierda, and it ain't over yet honey.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Don't worry, this roadkill bounce won't last, so there's more spanking to come. This is simply how junk stocks behave on the road to hell. Cue up that wonderful Devo song right now--Whip It
    And whip it good baby!

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Patience Henrietta, we shall visit this number again. And then some. Just circle the ZNGA wagon train and wait for this farce of a stock to self-implode.
    Summary: ZNGA is the gift that keeps on taking, a slow painful erosion quite similar to Chinese water torture. This pig bleeds drop by drop until there is no more. Of course, there are winners with the money you tossed at this rubbish.
    1. Pincus Warburg and his tribal clan of insider sellers. ($600,000,000)
    2. The 2000 highly compensated techies at the ZNGA Brain Trust (very temporary winners, until the ax falls)
    3. Bloated management dripping with lard
    4. Dr. Don Mattrick's obscene compensation package
    5. An assortment of lawyers, one probably distantly related to Al Davis of Oakland Raiders notoriety
    6. Goldman Sach's and their underwriting of garbage

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • I think not, and don't forget the Russian people have an enormous propensity through their long history of accepting and living with pain, something our self-entitled society will never do. Putin doesn't want to play ball by the normal rules established by the West, rules made the movers and shakers in New York, London, and Tel Aviv. He and the Chinese are a long term threat to the sustainability of the petro dollar, which our economy lives or dies by. The idea is to nip this threat in the bud, and there is a consorted attempt to crash the ruble and have Putin ousted. Also recall that Putin had the corrupt Zionist oligarchs who were stealing the nation's substantial oil and mineral resources, exiled from Russia. This also plays into the equation, but you will read none of this in our media. It is the height of stupidity to wake up the Russian bear. It destabilizes the world stage and keep in mind that Putin is a better chess player than our own leaders. If Putin is pushed into a corner, he will react. You best hope this remains a currency war.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • odonnellm66 by odonnellm66 Dec 16, 2014 10:40 AM Flag

    If it keeps on rainin', levees goin' to break,
    When the levee breaks I'll have no place to stay.
    Goin' down....Goin' down....Goin' down
    Oh well.

    Lead Zeppelin is universally shunned by serious music critics for their rather liberal borrowing (stealing) of the music of others without due credit given. Much of Lead Zeppelin is also unlistenable, but their are many gems. Cue up "When the Levee Breaks" because it will become the ZNGA theme song. Remember, we will see $2.35 this month, but the major leg down in the ongoing ZNGA death spiral comes this January. The all time low of $2.09 will be erased, and we then break the magic $2- mark.
    Now try "Going to California." The best Lead Zeppelin music has a heavy acoustic bias. Jimmy Page is Lead Zeppelin. Bonham, for all his accolades, is too heavy on the sticks.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • odonnellm66 odonnellm66 Dec 15, 2014 4:31 PM Flag

    I've gone mobile for the moment in the old hippy bus. I'll check the mail later this week. Despite the poor weather, I'm a free man in Paris. With this rain, the rafting season next spring is beginning to look quite promising. I'd like to get the hell out of this country for a stint (the island girls in Palawan beckon), but I was recently diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma on my right arm, which can be fairly serious, but not nearly as bad as melanoma. It is more dangerous than basel cell carcinoma. I have more cutting scheduled for January with the surgeon. It is likely from too much sun when I played Huckleberry Finn as a youth. Or was it all because I refuse to talk pretty to this rabid bulldog, ZNGA? Whatever the outcome, I have few regrets. Carpe Diem Baby!
    Remember what the Lord said, "First love one another." Cut the ad hominem attacks on pinkboned,or anyone else except Mark Pincus. I enjoy the presence of pinkboned, a little extra dimension beyond all my gloom and doom, which no doubt becomes wearisome. This market is in big trouble.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • I will love ZNGA even more at $1.99-.
    We have a close at the low of the day on a burst through the desultory volume of late.
    Technically speaking, this is a very bleak picture.
    Like Randy Bachman sang so very long ago....
    You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • We will likely sell off into the close.
    No matter, the primary trend remains down.
    Down big time over the next six to eight weeks.
    Junk bonds start the fire.
    Don't ignore them.
    Even with no position.
    ZNGA is high susceptible to the coming decline.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • Mike: The temple of Zion must fall, and I shall shortly shake the pillars of the ZNGA Brain Trust with a massive tremor. Initially, I will bring this hype stock to the level of $2.35 before December has run its course, but I have saved the major blood letting for January of 2015. Remember, 8 is a very auspicious number for the Chinese, and 5+1+2=8. This virtual pestilence must be completely purged from the kingdom and my flock shall return to the reading of quality literature and music with harmony, melody, creative lyrics, and real instruments. I'm glad to see you are following in the footsteps of Lloyd Blankfein. Yes Mike, you are doing God's work, though you are a simple goye hack. Not to worry, the first shall be last, and the last shall be first, which means $1.99 ZNGA is coming soon. I have saved a special place in Dante's Inferno for Mark Pincus. His resting place shall be two tiers lower than the one reserved for all lawyers, especially the one who handled your wife's interests in that messy divorce. I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me will never die. I'll keep in touch. Short more ZNGA now.
    Yours, Yahweh

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

  • While ZNGA volume is imploding, volume in these two ETF's is rising dramatically with more selling than buying, and the FED pump (all of 60 minutes in duration) has completely reversed, falling flat on its face. There will come a time when the Federal Reserve is powerless to prop equities. It comes much sooner than you think. We are in crash territory. The ZNGA longs will regret the day they were issued forth from their mothers' womb. Would they ever shut the markets down for a cooling off period. Yes they would, but that only makes a bad situation worse. Short at will the major indexes.

    Sentiment: Strong Sell

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