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#27 May 05 2011 at 4:18 PM Rating: Excellent
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I actually roll my eyes at Goldline and all the other companies that sell marked up gold coins. If you're going to invest in gold, invest in the purified, undecorated, unmarked up stuff sold for scientific research.

If you really want to invest in the future for the zombie apocalypse though, take that $48,000 and build yourself an underground bunker with lots of seeds, toilet paper, and iodine tablets.
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#28 May 05 2011 at 4:30 PM Rating: Good
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I actually roll my eyes at Goldline and all the other companies that sell marked up gold coins. If you're going to invest in gold, invest in the purified, undecorated, unmarked up stuff sold for scientific research.

If you really want to invest in the future for the zombie apocalypse though, take that $48,000 and build yourself an underground bunker with lots of seeds, toilet paper, and iodine tablets.
Or just put that money into a 401k or an IRA like normal people.
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#29 May 05 2011 at 6:53 PM Rating: Default
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He also wanted to have something that always would be worth something if our monetary system crashed.
Did he consider working on getting a skill set?


I'd have to say that his skill set is light-years beyond most of the forums posters.
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#30 May 05 2011 at 7:16 PM Rating: Good
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If you sit on it much longer at this point you won't really come out ahead. The most prudent decision would be to sell it soon for a guaranteed return and then buy it back after the inevitable crash :)

Edited, May 5th 2011 8:18pm by Sweetums
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#31 May 05 2011 at 7:33 PM Rating: Good
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Tailmon wrote:
Sitting on gold is a smart thing to do.
Based on what? That the dollar will crash and cease to exist? Or just that its value is going up while morons speculate that the dollar will crash? If its based on value, there are better investments. If its based on the dollar crashing, that's ridiculous, as putting any value in gold at that point is, as Sweetums has already pointed out, just placing another artificial value on something. The mechanic skills of your friend, is a tradeable asset should our current form of currency fail.
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Actually, if the dollar crashes and/or the zombie robot apocalypse occurs, the most valuable skill sets are going to be farming and basket weaving.
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I heard on my way home tonight that the value of gold went down today. I had a good laugh.
#34Tailmon, Posted: May 05 2011 at 10:10 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) I actually had thought you were a bit smarter. Throughout Man's civilized exixtance what has always held value?
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Throughout Man's civilized exixtance what has always held value?
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That wears out over time. Gold outlasts that.
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#37 May 05 2011 at 10:44 PM Rating: Excellent
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Throughout Man's civilized exixtance what has always held value?
An education.

Edited, May 5th 2011 11:44pm by AshOnMyTomatoes
#38 May 05 2011 at 10:58 PM Rating: Excellent
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Tailmon wrote:
Uglysasquatch wrote:
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Sitting on gold is a smart thing to do.
Based on what? That the dollar will crash and cease to exist? Or just that its value is going up while morons speculate that the dollar will crash? If its based on value, there are better investments. If its based on the dollar crashing, that's ridiculous, as putting any value in gold at that point is, as Sweetums has already pointed out, just placing another artificial value on something. The mechanic skills of your friend, is a tradeable asset should our current form of currency fail.



I actually had thought you were a bit smarter. Throughout Man's civilized exixtance what has always held value?
Our country used to back our currency with it. Then moved to Silver before backing our money with ???? a Gurantee?
You really don't understand math, do you?

What has always held value? I'd say clean water. Humans may like beautiful things, but try trading your gold for food when your neighbor is starving.

Or actually upon second thought, salt. That **** was offered up to pharaohs. You could trade it for nearly anything, even slaves. People fought wars over salt. It's only in modern times that it's become so widely available.

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Tailmon wrote:
Throughout Man's civilized exixtance what has always held value?
Natural resources.


Also what Sweetums said.
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#40 May 06 2011 at 6:13 AM Rating: Excellent
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Throughout Man's civilized exixtance what has always held value?
Natural resources.Land
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#41 May 06 2011 at 6:22 AM Rating: Good
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Uglysasquatch wrote:
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Throughout Man's civilized exixtance what has always held value?
Natural resources.Land
Touché.
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#42 May 06 2011 at 8:44 AM Rating: Excellent
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In other news, other commodities like silver and oil continue to drop. If there is a gold bubble, I'd wager it'll burst soon. Sell now, Varus - dig up the chest in the backyard!
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#43varusword75, Posted: May 09 2011 at 1:17 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) Sweety,
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Some of us are gambling
Which, too, is a sin.

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#45varusword75, Posted: May 09 2011 at 3:07 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) lolgax,
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Didn't quote the part with stock market for a reason. Not surprised a sinner hiding behind the guise of holiness would try to disguise their evil. Which, is another sin. Smiley: grin
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lolgax,

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Which, too, is a sin.




http://www.gotquestions.org/Christian-stock-market.html



I'm not surprised you didn't take the time to do even the most basic of searches to find out whether or not christians can invest in the market.



I'm not surprised you didn't read what you linked, since you admitted that you just post crap anyway.

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Anything that requires "luck" above wise decision-making and long-term planning should be avoided.


Also, I like how this part:

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Second Corinthians 9:6 says “Remember this: whoever sows sparingly will reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will reap generously.” The context is actually speaking about investing in our relationship with God, but it demonstrates how one must often sacrifice now to gain in the future.


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#48 May 09 2011 at 8:20 PM Rating: Decent
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Nilatai wrote:
Uglysasquatch wrote:
Nilatai wrote:
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Throughout Man's civilized exixtance what has always held value?
Natural resources.Land
Touché.


Lol! I was going to comment on this as well, so I'm glad others did.

Study the fall of the Spanish Empire during the colonial era. They learned the hard hard lesson that economic value isn't about gold, but about land/resources and what you make/utilize out of it.
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#49 May 10 2011 at 6:51 AM Rating: Excellent
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Actually, if the dollar crashes and/or When the zombie robot apocalypse occurs, the most valuable skill sets are going to be farming and basket weaving running and operating a chainsaw/wielding a shotgun.


FTFY, cause Zombies hate chainsaws and shotguns.
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#50varusword75, Posted: May 10 2011 at 12:36 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) guenny,
#51 May 10 2011 at 12:58 PM Rating: Good
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I am just the kind of old schooler who thinks that the Bible has nothing to say about the stock market.
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