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15 Aug
Finally, a plan to stop the madness!

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 99 10:12:09 -0700
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Subject: Finally, a plan to stop the madness!

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From: (Steve Lamont)

>>Today, the first case of day trader flipout has just been reported
>>from Buckhead, the fancy section of Atlanta. An angry day trader,
>>enraged by recent losses on the NASDAQ, is holed up in the Piedmont
>>Center financial building, shooting people at random. So far five have
>>assumed room temperature, four are injured, and the exact whereabouts
>>of the suspect is unknown.

>The cause of the incident is obvious; we must stop our youth from
>being sucked into the dangerous undertow of this strange sub-culture
>that calls its members "stock-breakers". ...

I've got an idea.  We can post a copy of the Ten Commandments on the
wall of each brokerage house...

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