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  • Hillbilly Stock Star
    In Oct of 1987 I didn't know the meaning of the word "fear" and went "all in" with $20K in S&P 500! LoL!
    10/19/12
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    • Hillbilly Stock Star: All I had left was about $150 bucks in my pocket!
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    • Duke67: That's crazy. You were on margin?
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    • iadops40: That was a straight up massacre, sorry brother
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    • iadops40: too bad you did not know Tony Montana
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    • chrisbrenner: Call it a $20K tuition payment, which has probably been paid back many times over.
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    • Hillbilly Stock Star: Still have most, blew money on cars, trips,etc, no margin but at time owed around $20k in debt.
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    • Hillbilly Stock Star: The only good thing now is no debt, nobody looking for me, I am not looking for anybody! LoL!
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    • Hillbilly Stock Star: My rent in Memphis, TN was $250/mo and I trained myself to live on $50 a week "all in"! LoL!
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    • Duke67: Hillbilly, you should put your memos to an article for the rest of us. It would be invaluable real man experience.
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    • iadops40: let it ride :)
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    • Hillbilly Stock Star: S&P 500 was like 401!
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    • Hillbilly Stock Star: Stayed long till March 2000, & had to travel to Italy so built some cash and balanced out.
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    • iadops40: that would have been time to throw down 20K ;) ....you might get a 2nd chance in 2013
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    • Hillbilly Stock Star: The only THING is my winners out ran my spectacular screw ups! LoL!
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    • Hillbilly Stock Star: Thanks Duke! Brain a little fuzzy, Dreams forget but the whiskey remembers!
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    • iadops40: #Dazedandconfused
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    • Hillbilly Stock Star: LoL!
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