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Simultaneous undershirt discussions - Market Indicator?

Post by David Jay » Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:20 pm

There are currently two active threads discussing Undershirts. This can't be a coincidence. It must be some kind of cosmic convergence. Like a "star in the east", as it were.

I just can't figure out if it is a "buy" signal or a "sell" signal.
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Post by bloom2708 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:34 pm

Possibly.

I am sticking 50/50 with my undershirts. I buy American Apparel 50/50 crew necks from Amazon in the colors I wear for undershirts.

50 US/50 International. I mean 50 cotton/50 polyester. :D

They are a bit more expensive, but they last and are very comfortable. I buy medium and they are "just right" for undershirts. They are also nice enough to wear as basic/non logo t-shirts.
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Re: Simultaneous undershirt discussions - Market Indicator?

Post by David Jay » Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:47 pm

bloom2708 wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:34 pm
...they are "just right" for undershirts.
So "Mama Bear" market?
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Post by Doom&Gloom » Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:05 pm

I am going short(s).

Unless Vanguard is too strict of a nanny.

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Post by Teague » Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:19 pm

Be very careful. Such discussions are filled with investors who have lost their shirts.
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Re: Simultaneous undershirt discussions - Market Indicator?

Post by RickBoglehead » Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:41 pm

It blows my mind when I see some of the things posted like undershirts.
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Post by Fundhunter » Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:43 pm

David Jay wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:20 pm
There are currently two active threads discussing Undershirts. This can't be a coincidence. It must be some kind of cosmic convergence. Like a "star in the east", as it were.

I just can't figure out if it is a "buy" signal or a "sell" signal.
Is this the right forum for a discussion of market timing strategies? I think not. This is all contrary to the Boglehead philosophy.

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Post by nisiprius » Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:58 pm

I always find the Internet Anagram Server to be a fount of ideas. One of the anagrams it showed me for "two undershirts" was "shutdown triers."
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Re: Simultaneous undershirt discussions - Market Indicator?

Post by David Jay » Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:16 pm

Fundhunter wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:43 pm
Is this the right forum for a discussion of market timing strategies? I think not. This is all contrary to the Boglehead philosophy.
I’m sure you are right. Where do I go for absolution from my impure thoughts?
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Post by Fundhunter » Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:40 pm

I am sure there are plenty of market timing strategy websites, although I have not looked for them. Just curious why you would pick the Boglehead site to post on. Like a Democrat posting on a GOP website (or vice versa).

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Post by 02nz » Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:58 pm

Fundhunter wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:40 pm
I am sure there are plenty of market timing strategy websites, although I have not looked for them. Just curious why you would pick the Boglehead site to post on. Like a Democrat posting on a GOP website (or vice versa).
Did you really miss that OP was speaking tongue-in-cheek? I mean surely he's not actually looking for buy or sell signals based on the undershirt threads (or the gun threads ... or the minivan vs SUV threads)!

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Post by phantom0308 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:39 pm

02nz wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:58 pm
Fundhunter wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:40 pm
I am sure there are plenty of market timing strategy websites, although I have not looked for them. Just curious why you would pick the Boglehead site to post on. Like a Democrat posting on a GOP website (or vice versa).
Did you really miss that OP was speaking tongue-in-cheek? I mean surely he's not actually looking for buy or sell signals based on the undershirt threads (or the gun threads ... or the minivan vs SUV threads)!
He’s joking. People say this all the time to people who post on the board asking when to buy

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Re: Simultaneous undershirt discussions - Market Indicator?

Post by David Jay » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:43 pm

Fundhunter wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:40 pm
Like a Democrat posting on a GOP website (or vice versa).
Shhh... Lady Geek might show up (I love you LG, just trying to stay in the spirit of the thread)
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Post by 02nz » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:20 pm

phantom0308 wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:39 pm
02nz wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:58 pm
Fundhunter wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:40 pm
I am sure there are plenty of market timing strategy websites, although I have not looked for them. Just curious why you would pick the Boglehead site to post on. Like a Democrat posting on a GOP website (or vice versa).
Did you really miss that OP was speaking tongue-in-cheek? I mean surely he's not actually looking for buy or sell signals based on the undershirt threads (or the gun threads ... or the minivan vs SUV threads)!
He’s joking. People say this all the time to people who post on the board asking when to buy
In that case I'm the oblivious one! :happy

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Re: Simultaneous undershirt discussions - Market Indicator?

Post by David Jay » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:22 pm

Sorry if I am a bit giddy, I started the process of cleaning out my office today:
Miriam2 wrote:
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It's time for the updated Roll Call for our up-n-coming Retirement Class of 2019!

01 Jan - Tzoellner (60) <<== Welcome to the Class!!
02 Jan - bhsince87 <<== Welcome to the Class!!
05 Jan - Canoesmith
11 Jan - Tycoon
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Post by Miriam2 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:35 pm

David Jay wrote: Sorry if I am a bit giddy, I started the process of cleaning out my office today:
Miriam2 wrote: It's time for the updated Roll Call for our up-n-coming Retirement Class of 2019!

01 Jan - Tzoellner (60) <<== Welcome to the Class!!
02 Jan - bhsince87 <<== Welcome to the Class!!
05 Jan - Canoesmith
11 Jan - Tycoon
12 Jan - InMyDreams
15 Jan - David Jay (62)
15 Jan - cyclist (62) <<== Welcome to the Class!!
Ohh - the cleaning out of our office for retirement :shock: :( :(

This is one of life's milestones. Every hour is an emotional roller coaster.

Overwhelming relief that we can get rid of that heavy work load that burdened us for so long and commanded our life. But overwhelming sadness that we are leaving our work where we spent our days working with our co-workers who became our work family. Overwhelming emotions that one phase of our life is ending and another phase is beginning, that we will no longer be needed for our skills that we spent so many years honing to some perfection, that we are getting older and moving on :(

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Post by camper1 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:36 pm

David Jay wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:22 pm
Sorry if I am a bit giddy, I started the process of cleaning out my office today:
Miriam2 wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:16 pm
It's time for the updated Roll Call for our up-n-coming Retirement Class of 2019!

01 Jan - Tzoellner (60) <<== Welcome to the Class!!
02 Jan - bhsince87 <<== Welcome to the Class!!
05 Jan - Canoesmith
11 Jan - Tycoon
12 Jan - InMyDreams
15 Jan - David Jay (62)
15 Jan - cyclist (62) <<== Welcome to the Class!!
Congrats! So you're shopping for some new work attire!

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Post by David Jay » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:41 pm

camper1 wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:36 pm
Congrats! So you're shopping for some new work attire.
I am a pretty formal guy. No undershirts for me, I insist on at least a Pocket-T.
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Post by phantom0308 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:56 pm

HBI is a steal right now at 9.66 P/E. Hanes will surely Champion a new era of profitability in the undergarments sector of the economy.
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Post by AlphaLess » Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:46 am

nisiprius wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:58 pm
I always find the Internet Anagram Server to be a fount of ideas. One of the anagrams it showed me for "two undershirts" was "shutdown triers."
ROFL.
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Post by MandyT » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:39 pm

David Jay wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:20 pm
There are currently two active threads discussing Undershirts.
I count three. :mrgreen:

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Post by Davinci » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:19 am

There are currently two active threads discussing Undershirts. This can't be a coincidence. It must be some kind of cosmic convergence. Like a "star in the east", as it were.
David Jay,

Excellent observation on causation, would not go as far as correlation. Around the same time when the stock market was tanking, I happened to find a great deal for undershirts from Gildan:

12-Pack Gildan Classic Heavy Cotton T-Shirts (Various Sizes & Colors) EXPIRED
from $8.50

I decided not to buy them for some reason thinking I did not need that many undershirts and did not buy stock either with extra powder and I feel my undershirts were taken!

https://www.amazon.com/Planning-Poker-L ... B073Y22677

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