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2026 TeoTwawKi ... 2032 Darkest Interregnum
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2022-03-06 Update


Must give space to part of my cultural heritage, and it be my favourite part, Soca



Previous update (2021.04.08) Message 33274261 as we close in on 2026 / 2032 re contributing factors to acceleration

Overarching Purpose: this thread shall try best to create the easy ambiance of an internet cafe situated in a politically-practical and gentrified neighbourhood where folks hang out 24-7-365 to ponder the process of collapse, have a cup, share a meal, tap on computers, and generally have a good time while fully cognisant that none shall get out of the future alive.


Any threader behaviour deemed to be detrimental to thread purpose shall be mercilessly stumped on

For issues not covered by above rule, I encourage you to use the 'Ignore' function.

Cheers, tobagojack

Thread common reference Message 32749999

Thread chant:
Chaos is gift
Crisis a partner
Volatility friend
Lonely path right way
Survive to survive another day


Thread music


Thread song


Thread scripture: “Fiat Money Inflation in France” by Andrew Dickson White mises.org



Thread understanding of history(ies)


Thread metal


The photo I took before boarding the flight on 29th February 2020
I brought on board the right items 2020 04 04


Further back, a video and review Message 32739067



and a kicker by which to trudge forward Message 32737826

Hello Maurice, Re <<You predicted this in about 2002 = inflationary depression. But you said it would be about 2018. You said the inflation of everything we need and the devaluation if everything we have. Teotwawki is looming large.>>

(1) Besides the factual that it was not 2002 but 2005, as far as I can determine thanks to the search function of SI siliconinvestor.com

this day bull_dozer reminded me of something else Message 32737596 that showed beating Buffett forbes.com is not difficult and almost child's play

(2) I was prompted to search SI archive and I came up w/ this post by me to you way back circa 2001 Message 15912646

about coconuts, paper coconuts, sausages and snausages


As events turned out, since that time, my largest winners were HK industrial real estate, and gold, in terms of unleverage gain averaging 10X and 2X, taking into account of additions along the way that pollutes the absolute single-point data, with neither about to give-back much if anything

So the strategy of saving in gold, but using all manner of mining techniques to get more gold, by sausages and snausages, seem to be sound, and may be sounder-still going forward

(3) Do you remember our dialogues w/r to QCOM? The first of many was this one circa 2001 February Message 15410107



etc etc

(4) In the meantime, prompted by bull_dozer's post, I did a few casual back-of-the-envelop searches that may help us to formulate a strategy going forward, the point of the thread cafe, so let us get data-intensive but data-simple longtermtrends.net , to discern what be best for savings as opposed for speculation by which we obtain more savings, for reasonable timespans that matter

1982 when I started work and bought my first of many eternal coins, that which I still own


1999 when I joined SI


2008 when you-know-what


1970, practically speaking, start of awareness


(5) Having figured out the way to go for savings, as opposed to speculation, we then must consider what amount of upside still might be wagering in the gold : DJIA ratio macrotrends.net and in the gold : silver ratio

(5-i) Yes, I know, gold & silver does not pay dividends, however paltry

(5-ii) but Put / Call option premiums are no different than dividends and better, pays in good as well as bad times, plus ...

(5-iii) gold & silver, agilely accumulated and astutely stored, incurs no estate tax

(5-iv) Seems to me, under the circumstances of fiat money and peaking valuation of speculative assets, we need to consider gold and silver, first paper gold and paper silver and paper coconuts, and secondly the real thing, and how best to use the power of the paper to accumulate the solidity of the actual

I seek your feedback, for I need to know where I might be wrong, especially if I am in danger of being very wrong.

1915, eternity, practically


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195687<<over the opaque and disputed ownership>> I wonder how "opaquLitore Lapis-4 hours ago
195686Or simply because cash payments might suffice. lme.comcarranza2-6 hours ago
195685Exodus of Wealthy Chinese Accelerates With End of Covid Zero China could face abull_dozer-6 hours ago
195684interesting approach scmp.com Chinese-Americans in Texas protest ‘hateful’ staTobagoJack-6 hours ago
195683Re <<How come shortages at the LME almost never lead to increased pricing?TobagoJack-yesterday
195682Re <<The Ukraine gambit was a lost maneuver way back when it started.>&TobagoJack-yesterday
195681perhaps doing his duty so that others can do same all part of for-the-greater-gTobagoJack-yesterday
195680let's see when the arsenal of democracy gets dragged into the quarrel MessagTobagoJack-yesterday
195679suggest attitude adjustment for try in the case of CZ against small retail clieTobagoJack-yesterday
195678this day's curation we leave idyllic Koh Samui holiday abode at noon for aiTobagoJack1yesterday
195677UMass Boston reinstates indoor mask requirements amid rising COVID ratesThe univPogeu Mahone-yesterday
195676CZ is just another thief mixing client funds with Binance accounts. [graphic] Pogeu Mahone-yesterday
195675all correct!!! except <<Based on the caricatures your dad made he was or wTobagoJack1yesterday
195674Re <<TJ, forget GOLD - a tsunami from a serious earthquake will wash it awTobagoJack-yesterday
195673RAND being treasonous, some might argue, for giving comfort to enemy aggressor nTobagoJack1yesterday
195672folks are championing the taking down of Crimea again perhaps this time shall bTobagoJack-yesterday
195671... however ... bloomberg.com This Week in Crypto: Binance Mishandles CollateraTobagoJack1yesterday
195670wondering, but just for a moment, whether I should believe Indians in India, or TobagoJack-yesterday
195669am agnostic ... but shall have to at DD (determine / decide) whether SBF is ... TobagoJack-yesterday
195668Don't forget the "corruption" angle w/out this we don't get bggersh1yesterday
19566712 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B Peterson – digested read ‘HPogeu Mahone-yesterday
195666amerikkka's military is stuck in last war mentality they'll figure it oggersh-yesterday
195665WWIII has started in a ver unique way. While the collective west continues to ggersh-yesterday
195664America explained today: [graphic]Pogeu Mahone2yesterday
195663Propaganda Course 101 Projecting onto enemy what is actually what has happeneggersh1yesterday
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