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Wednesday, 12/22/2010 6:22:40 AM

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 6:22:40 AM

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Do NOT pity the kool-aid drinkers!

Many longs on various stocks are (appropriately) called "kool-aid drinkers" for buying into hype, misinformation, and the scam that so many stocks represent.

While others attempt to help these kool-aid drinkers, and get accused of being "bashers" or "shorts" in the process, one should not pity the kool-aid drinker.

These are people that need a "check up from the neck up."

They are not only a harm to themselves, but a danger to others. You may not be able to save the kool-aid drinker, but you may be able to save someone else from falling pray to their brand of kool-aid.

Many are unaware of where the term "kool-aid drinkers" originates, and for those that don't know, it comes from the mass suicides that occured in Jonestown on November 18, 1978 where 918 people died.

Read the following, don't ever partake in the kool-aid, and try to help others to avoid the kool-aid.

From Wikipedia:

According to escaped Temple member Odell Rhodes, first to take the poison were Ruletta Paul and her one-year-old infant. A syringe with its needle removed was used to squirt poison into the infant's mouth and then Paul squirted another syringe into her own mouth. Stanley Clayton also saw mothers with their babies first approach the table containing the poison. Clayton said that Jones approached people to encourage them to drink the poison and that, after adults saw the poison begin to take effect, "they showed a reluctance to die."

The poison caused death within around five minutes. After consuming the poison, according to Rhodes, people were then escorted away down a wooden walkway leading outside the Pavilion. It is not clear if some initially thought the exercise was another "White Night" rehearsal. Rhodes reported being in close contact with dying children.

Jones made reference to the cries and screams: "I don't care how many screams you hear, I don't care how many anguished cries, death is a million times preferable to ten more days of this life. If you knew what was ahead of you – if you knew what was ahead of you, you'd be glad to be stepping over tonight." However, survivor Odell Rhodes stated that while the poison was squirted in some children's mouths, there was no panic or emotional outburst and people looked like they were "in a trance".

Jones was found dead lying next to his chair between two other bodies, his head cushioned by a pillow. His death was caused by a gunshot wound to his left temple that Guyanese coroner Cyrill Mootoo stated was consistent with a self-inflicted gun wound.

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