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“That kid never learns!”

Post by Backstage on Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:47 pm

A young boy enters a barber shop and the barber whispers to his customer, “This is the dumbest kid in the world. Watch while I prove it to you.”
The barber puts a dollar bill in one hand and two quarters in the other, then calls the boy over and asks, “Which do you want, son?” The boy takes the quarters and leaves.
“What did I tell you?” said the barber. “That kid never learns!”
Later, when the customer leaves, he sees the same young boy coming out of the ice cream store.
“Hey, son! May I ask you a question? Why did you take the quarters instead of the dollar bill?”
The boy licked his cone and replied,
“Because the day I take the dollar, the game is over!”
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Re: “That kid never learns!”

Post by sashimaal on Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:05 pm

Thanks for sharing Backstage. The boy is very wise Smile
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Re: “That kid never learns!”

Post by serene on Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:39 pm

Backstage wrote:A young boy enters a barber shop and the barber whispers to his customer, “This is the dumbest kid in the world. Watch while I prove it to you.”
The barber puts a dollar bill in one hand and two quarters in the other, then calls the boy over and asks, “Which do you want, son?” The boy takes the quarters and leaves.
“What did I tell you?” said the barber. “That kid never learns!”
Later, when the customer leaves, he sees the same young boy coming out of the ice cream store.
“Hey, son! May I ask you a question? Why did you take the quarters instead of the dollar bill?”
The boy licked his cone and replied,
“Because the day I take the dollar, the game is over!”

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Re: “That kid never learns!”

Post by Ethical Trader on Tue Jul 08, 2014 3:08 pm

Thanks Backstage. The boy does not want to kill the Golden Goose.
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Re: “That kid never learns!”

Post by DocStock on Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:43 pm

With an allegory to the market,
One should be satisfied with anticipated targeted short gains and not hold on expecting big 100-200% gains which could end up as a big loss.

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Re: “That kid never learns!”

Post by KDDND on Tue Jul 08, 2014 8:56 pm

This a simple story......

But the message in it... Is AMAZING....

The wonder is.....
How INDIVIDUAL see, understand, analyse, interpret n act..... On environment
Then the entertain the gain while ensuring the sustainability of it.....

Thx Backstage......!!!
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