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Davis_X_Machina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-13-08 09:31 AM
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12. No more outrageous...
...that crop insurance.
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  -The next outrageous financial instrument: Movie box-office futures contracts (really) Newsjock  Dec-13-08 09:05 AM   #0 
  - And this will KILL originality in movie-making  Donnachaidh   Dec-13-08 09:07 AM   #1 
  - In the short term, perhaps you are right.  IanDB1   Dec-13-08 09:09 AM   #4 
  - we can hope for that, can't we?  Donnachaidh   Dec-13-08 09:16 AM   #9 
     - True. But remember: For one, brief moment in history...  IanDB1   Dec-13-08 10:04 AM   #15 
  - Good post. About 100 years too late, but still.  asthmaticeog   Dec-13-08 09:09 AM   #5 
  - How will we tell the difference, though? (nt)  Posteritatis   Dec-13-08 09:13 AM   #7 
  - Movie originality has been dead for a couple of decades now anyway.  MadHound   Dec-13-08 10:43 AM   #19 
  - originality in movie making has been dead for at least 20 years  datasuspect   Dec-13-08 11:12 AM   #21 
  - I would have sold short on "American Carol" and made a fortune. n/t  IanDB1   Dec-13-08 09:07 AM   #2 
  - When you don't learn from the last Ponzi scheme that went bust, you're bound to repeat it......  marmar   Dec-13-08 09:08 AM   #3 
  - This isn't a ponzi scheme. It's predicting outcomes. Do you know what the difference between a  John Q. Citizen   Dec-13-08 09:27 AM   #10 
     - Almost as much as I like the word *sshole.....  marmar   Dec-13-08 09:31 AM   #13 
        - When you don't learn from the last incorrect usage you are bound to repeat it.  John Q. Citizen   Dec-13-08 10:29 AM   #18 
  - If they turned even that much creativity...  Cassandra   Dec-13-08 09:13 AM   #6 
  - That would mean studios would prefer blockbuster action flicks over other kinds of films.  Selatius   Dec-13-08 09:13 AM   #8 
  - Oh fer crissakes..  Karenina   Dec-13-08 09:29 AM   #11 
  - No more outrageous...  Davis_X_Machina   Dec-13-08 09:31 AM   #12 
  - Unless this is in Vegas, I honestly don't see how this could possibly work, legally speaking.  FormerRushFan   Dec-13-08 09:46 AM   #14 
  - Expect movie reviews to become even more tainted  Winebrat   Dec-13-08 10:11 AM   #16 
  - Cantor Fitzgerald - weren't they the ones heavily impacted by 9/11?  timeforarevolution   Dec-13-08 10:16 AM   #17 
  - Just wait until Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom hear about this.  TahitiNut   Dec-13-08 10:54 AM   #20 
  - Hey, it's just like agricultural futures, right...  JackRiddler   Dec-13-08 11:54 AM   #22 
  - This Is Bad, Bad News  Crisco   Dec-13-08 11:58 AM   #23 

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