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Couldn’t Be

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I’ve noticed the most bizarre phenomenon here on Slope. I’ll say “the ideal thing to happen would be such-and-so“, and immediately someone declares that such-and-so could never possibly happen.

This happened again in just the past few days. I mentioned that the ideal situation for the bears would be for a hearty rally, prompted by government intervention, that would push us back to the price gap that existed from last Wednesday. Someone then specifically declared in the comments section something along the lines of,. “All the bears are saying the same thing, that we will fill the price gap and then fall again. Get over it. It isn’t going to happen.