Entries Tagged as 'bartertown'

A Christmas Miracle – Or Not

December 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment · all ur bankz, bartertown

Because figgy pudding just doesn’t taste the same when you have to eat it out of a can, on a street corner, while huddling around a garbage can full of burning newspapers for warmth, a moratorium on foreclosures has been announced until the end of the holidays: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will not foreclose […]

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We Hear There Might Be Some Protests Going On

October 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment · bartertown

…and while we fear most people are just showing up to Occupy Wall Street protests because of rumors that Radiohead might be there (hint: they won’t be) we couldn’t resist sharing this sign with you as it appears to have been created in true LOLFed spirit. h/t to Leslie

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So This Happened…

September 27th, 2011 · 5 Comments · bartertown, loller euro, markets

A ray of sunshine appeared on the BBC yesterday and made a case that the Eurozone rescue plan will fix everything, except he really did the opposite of that and Europe is going to go full Bartertown within a year.  

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Master Blaster’s Bakery – Get Long Honey Buns in Bartertown

January 10th, 2011 · 4 Comments · bartertown

Whether you’re looking for a belated Festivus gift for Bernie Madoff or a currency alternative to the dollar, here’s a recent report on the trend of brokering deals in honey buns: They are a lowly, sturdy food designed for desperate cravings and vending machine convenience. They can endure weeks of neglect and even a mild […]

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Marc Faber: Long Electric Fences, Dobermans, Munitions

July 30th, 2010 · 5 Comments · bartertown, markets

More doom from Marc Faber, forecasting a general bad mood that will turn into a deflationary spiral: In the August edition of the The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report Marc Faber questions whether the Dow could hit 1,000 as predicted by Robert Prechter, based on his interpretation of Elliot Waves, Fibonacci numbers and socioeconomic trends. […]

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