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drewnbrla
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MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?

Or some other type of investment vehicle contribution like a mutual fund or IRA?

I'm curious to see who all asked for, gave or was given some sort of investment or storage of wealth this Christmas. If so, what and why?


I asked for Silver bullion from my family. Mainly because I've just recently started saving for the future and I first want to build a strong position in physical assets like silver to help buffer any loss in purchasing power and to see how the current political and financial (both national and globally) uncertainties play out so I can see how the markets react before I start to put some money in mutual funds and other equities.
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reb13
Ole Miss Fan
Oxford, MS
Member since May 2010
10277 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
I asked for Bose headphones...


reb13
Ole Miss Fan
Oxford, MS
Member since May 2010
10277 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
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I asked for Bose headphones...


And I got Bose headphones!


ATL TGR
LSU Fan
Houston
Member since Apr 2008
2878 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
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And I got Bose headphones!


1000% ROI?


drewnbrla
LSU Fan
The Dark Side of the Moon
Member since Mar 2011
5707 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
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1000% ROI?


I'd say so. Those things are awesome.


TheHiddenFlask
Clemson Fan
The Welsh red light district
Member since Jul 2008
17798 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
ROL, not ROI.

I got rockers, scotch, and ammo.

An overall win.


LSUtoOmaha
LSU Fan
Nashville
Member since Apr 2004
21853 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
Bose SoundLink speakers for me.


drewnbrla
LSU Fan
The Dark Side of the Moon
Member since Mar 2011
5707 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
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I got rockers


What are rockers?


LSUtoOmaha
LSU Fan
Nashville
Member since Apr 2004
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re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?


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jso0003
Auburn Fan
Birmingham/Atlanta
Member since Jun 2009
5168 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
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Bose SoundLink speakers for me.


Nice, I've got those. Very useful


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TheHiddenFlask
Clemson Fan
The Welsh red light district
Member since Jul 2008
17798 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
Rocking chairs.

There's an old man who makes very nice ones and I've admired my parents' set for a while. They just went ahead and got them for me.

It seems like an old man gift, but they are really nice.


LSUtoOmaha
LSU Fan
Nashville
Member since Apr 2004
21853 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
That's a pretty damn awesome gift man.


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Jim Rockford
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Member since May 2011
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re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
My mom gave the grandkids some uncirculated Morgan silver dollars.


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RickAstley
LSU Fan
Reno, Nevada
Member since May 2011
1674 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
Straight cash homie

I did get a cheap sony cd/dvd player which was a must for my surge in shows/movies starring Charlie Sheen. To keep this MT related, the movie Wall Street is included on my playlist.


ThatsAFactJack
Broussard
Member since Sep 2012
623 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
I gave my 3 daughters some silver coins. WIll start doing that for the nieces and nephews next year. Asked for cash, got cash, going to LCS today.


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drewnbrla
LSU Fan
The Dark Side of the Moon
Member since Mar 2011
5707 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
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Rocking chairs. There's an old man who makes very nice ones and I've admired my parents' set for a while. They just went ahead and got them for me. It seems like an old man gift, but they are really nice.



That sounds like an awesome gift to me. Made in the USA by a man who takes pride in his work and a place to relax on porch? Sounds like a win-win man.


buddhavista
Member since Jul 2012
3543 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
I opened up nieces and nephew's savings accounts for christmas. they got about $500 each minus their present.


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TheHiddenFlask
Clemson Fan
The Welsh red light district
Member since Jul 2008
17798 posts

re: MT Christmas Poll: Who asked for, gave or got: Cash, Gold, Silver or Stocks?
I wasn't complaining. They are 100% cypress and the guy could be gone any day. It was one of the best gifts I have received in a long time.


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