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    Question Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    http://www.fannation.com/truth_and_rumors/view/53580-was-lakers-kings-playoff-game-fixed


    It’s been a notoriously well-known and practiced fraud technique used to “pump up” publicly traded stocks through news media, “expert” newsletter and bulletins, “fax-casts”, SPAM E-mail reports, etc., only to have the originators of the propaganda campaigns to sell “short” right before truthful news OR reports hit! Many such unethical +/- criminal operators have greatly enriched themselves with this (or related) schemes.

    Think for a moment – even besides more conventional motives/motivations – how/when a legitimately surprising and superior sports team can be capitalized upon as they initially and astonishingly (to the public anyway) rise to or near to the top of the standings, only to fortuitously be CUT DOWN (especially if at home – where the team is undefeated)…right on que!
    Do you KNOW how profitable that is could be?

    Tim Donaghy made a TON of money, and even though he spent 18 months in prison, he sure does live comfortably! Oh, no! I am NOT suggesting something like that could EVER happen again…but just for fun…

    U B dah judge. (And I’m a Laker fan!)

    PS: Those Big 12 Cabal Officials sure are a tight bunch, huh?



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    Re: Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    That's what I call a one-night stand.



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    Re: Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    Summer of 2006. That's all I did that summer. Still have all of the girls phone numbers, too.


    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I agree. We didn't choose Iowa State because it is easy. We chose Iowa State because it is awesome.
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    So frickin jealous of what they have in Ames. It's truly amazing what Fred has done coming in with 0 coaching experience.

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    Re: Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    That was my patented move in college, good ol' pump and dump.


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    Re: Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    I believe that was the common term for OP's mother.



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    Re: Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    I have a friend who failed using this method. Now he is paying child support.



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    Re: Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    I am so glad that this thread took the immediate turn that it did. I would have been very disappointed in everybody on here if it remained on topic.


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    Re: Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    I am so glad that this thread took the immediate turn that it did. I would have been very disappointed in everybody on here if it remained on topic.
    You know how we roll


    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I agree. We didn't choose Iowa State because it is easy. We chose Iowa State because it is awesome.
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    So frickin jealous of what they have in Ames. It's truly amazing what Fred has done coming in with 0 coaching experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    I am so glad that this thread took the immediate turn that it did. I would have been very disappointed in everybody on here if it remained on topic.
    It's all we know. Whether that is a good thing or bad thing is to be determined.


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    Re: Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    Is this like the pull n' pray?


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    Re: Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    we girls were always warning each other about guys we thought were up to this. It's why we go to the restroom in groups.



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    Re: Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    we girls were always warning each other about guys we thought were up to this. It's why we go to the restroom in groups.
    That's why you have to separate one away from the group. Alcohol usually works.


    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
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    So frickin jealous of what they have in Ames. It's truly amazing what Fred has done coming in with 0 coaching experience.

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    Re: Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    Quote Originally Posted by CarlHungus View Post
    Is this like the pull n' pray?
    I really want to add more to this comment, but I fear being banned.


    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    I agree. We didn't choose Iowa State because it is easy. We chose Iowa State because it is awesome.
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    So frickin jealous of what they have in Ames. It's truly amazing what Fred has done coming in with 0 coaching experience.

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    Re: Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    we girls were always warning each other about guys we thought were up to this. It's why we go to the restroom in groups.
    Bull ****, you guys have farting contests in there and you know it.


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    Re: Ever hear of “PUMP & DUMP” schemes?

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    Bull ****, you guys have farting contests in there and you know it.

    no, you know what happens? They TALK. WHO TALKS IN THE BATHROOM.



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