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Old 08-13-04, 11:32 AM
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DVDTalk HSX Leaderboard: 8/13 (Box Office Game)

Here is the leaderboard for the DVDTalk HSX League as of 8/13. Interested in joining? Check the next post down for rules and other information.

Full Rankings (By Net Worth)

RankHSX UsernameNet WorthWeek to DateLast WeekChange
1 Dvdtalk_gcribbs H$29,621,022.3420.07%10
2 DVDTalk_JasonF H$17,846,898.84-3.13%20
3 DVDTalk_mrn H$15,175,631.265.79%30
4 DVDTalk_rushmore223 H$11,189,884.134.25%51
5 DVDTALK_Jackskeleton H$10,187,431.45-11.22%4(1)
6 devilshalo H$9,457,630.04-2.92%60
7 DVDTalk_luckymepooh H$9,064,231.345.75%70
8 DVDTalk_TomOpus H$8,001,104.45-0.86%80
9 DVDTalk_angusscrimm H$7,814,351.656.27%101
10 DVDTalk_cruzness H$6,934,428.291.62%111
11 DVDTalk_genapp H$6,404,850.22-2.10%121
12 DVDTalk_Movieking H$6,394,409.41-6.70%9(3)
13 DVDTalk_BA H$6,173,804.49-6.05%130
14 DVDtalk_glassdragon H$6,133,627.251.11%151
15 dvdtalk_swh2 H$5,894,356.696.11%183
16 DVDTalk_Jonny2k1 H$5,851,407.963.77%160
17 Dvdtalk_filmerp H$5,628,384.08-6.29%14(3)
18 DVDTalk_DRG H$5,562,521.83-0.03%17(1)
19 DVDTalk_Corvin H$5,517,905.330.02%190
20 DVDTalk_antennaball H$5,335,719.832.87%211
21 DVDTalk_solipsta H$5,225,018.044.18%243
22 DVDTalk_mano365 H$5,220,096.35-0.11%20(2)
23 DVDTALK_mrglass H$5,081,204.44-0.43%230
24 DVDTalk_kninestile H$5,030,686.763.77%251
25 DVDTalk_TripleS H$4,891,442.5424.47%305
26 dvdtalk_swh H$4,716,295.74-4.15%260
27 DVDTalk_Mordred H$4,639,228.076.88%292
28 dvd_talk_tywebb1976 H$4,482,196.10-2.56%280
29 DVDTalk_dimitrios3 H$4,349,464.45-6.17%27(2)
30 DVDTalk_vonner H$4,347,463.327.60%311
31 DVDTalk_Groucho2 H$4,215,316.67-13.56%22(9)
32 DVDTalk_RyoHazuki H$4,112,966.317.17%320
33 DVDTalk_johnglass H$3,703,307.389.10%363
34 DVDTalk_kcbrett5 H$3,516,585.103.61%340
35 DVDTalk_Suprmallet H$3,499,221.36-2.13%33(2)
36 DVDTalk_Heat H$3,489,721.2313.39%459
37 DVDTalk_ivelostr2 H$3,464,007.372.55%381
38 DVDTalk_Trigger H$3,444,767.03-0.17%35(3)
39 DVDTalk_namja H$3,419,070.670.89%390
40 DVDTalk_DVD_Smurf H$3,406,844.469.35%444
41 DVDTalk_vism H$3,403,225.963.20%40(1)
42 DVDTalk_Venom H$3,304,754.789.31%475
43 DVDTalk_j123vt_99 H$3,266,191.74-0.30%41(2)
44 DVDTalk_dtcarson H$3,216,187.160.48%42(2)
45 DVDTalk_Mittman H$3,155,455.540.15%43(2)
46 DVDTalk_jnielsen H$3,068,822.532.22%493
47 DVDTalk_MFRONE H$3,056,292.210.50%46(1)
48 DVDTalk_flashburn H$3,000,563.250.03%480
49 DVDTalk_Coladar H$2,976,699.28-7.21%37(12)
50 DVDTalk_DodgingCars H$2,875,093.675.81%544
51 benedetto H$2,849,109.324.26%521
52 DVDTalk_Jocko6577 H$2,834,613.7411.74%608
53 DVDTalk_Mookyman H$2,822,069.18-0.45%50(3)
54 DVDTalk_shimmoril H$2,785,037.401.36%53(1)
55 dvdtalk_towbinaj H$2,765,659.993.68%550
56 DVDTalk_criptik28 H$2,710,939.92-2.75%51(5)
57 jdpatri H$2,652,572.230.89%56(1)
58 DVDTalk_jawn H$2,643,711.808.95%624
59 DVDTalk_FredCDobbs H$2,594,425.470.01%58(1)
60 DVDTalk_AlienRedrum H$2,570,774.71-2.86%57(3)
61 DVDTalk_Vryce H$2,568,099.910.58%59(2)
62 DVDTalk_RoboDad H$2,463,692.27-0.22%61(1)
63 DVDTalk_Sherbz H$2,382,001.630.66%630
64 JDubya H$2,224,963.480.02%651
65 DVDTalk_fnordboy H$2,178,248.89-0.08%661
66 DVDTalk_drjay H$2,162,020.09-2.74%64(2)
67 DVDtalk_Orangerory H$2,071,339.743.57%NEWN/A
68 DVDTalk_Anjanettea H$2,068,922.33-1.59%680
69 Dvdtalk_KumarJ H$2,044,100.430.02%690
70 DVDTalk_JayPen H$2,038,015.211.90%NEWN/A
71 DVDTalk_karnblack H$2,035,803.100.02%70(1)
72 DVDTALK_majorjoe23 H$2,026,479.650.01%71(1)
73 matome H$2,007,576.800.02%72(1)
74 DVDTalk_BRIAN_1972 H$2,007,576.800.02%73(1)
75 DVDTalk_JacksSmirk H$2,007,521.810.02%74(1)
76 Audiowizard H$1,995,543.57-0.99%75(1)
77 dvdtalk_nohomer H$1,985,563.99-0.35%76(1)
78 DVDTalk_TheDude H$1,961,739.490.02%77(1)
79 DVDTalk_outcastja H$1,872,298.94-10.86%67(12)
80 DVDTalk_Bizastard H$1,861,050.320.42%78(2)
81 DVDTalk_Giles H$1,830,297.89-0.08%79(2)
82 DVDTalk_TeeSeeJay H$1,798,367.490.65%80(2)
83 BadlyDrawnBoy H$1,712,688.443.02%81(2)


This Week's Top 10 Performers*

1 DVDTalk_TripleS 24.47%
2 Dvdtalk_gcribbs 20.07%
3 DVDTalk_Heat 13.39%
4 DVDTalk_Jocko6577 11.74%
5 DVDTalk_DVD_Smurf 9.35%
6 DVDTalk_Venom 9.31%
7 DVDTalk_johnglass 9.10%
8 DVDTalk_jawn 8.95%
9 DVDTalk_vonner 7.60%
10 DVDTalk_RyoHazuki 7.17%

*Based on Week-to-Date Percentage: portfolio growth since Sunday
Old 08-13-04, 11:33 AM
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What is the Hollywood Stock Exchange?

From the website: “Buy shares of your favorite actors and their new movies. Watch their values rise or fall based on their success. Prices soar with a blockbuster opening at the box office and plummet with a bomb no one went to see.” For those who have never played, the game is as a complicated or as easy as you want to make it (much like the real stock market).

Now, I know several of you already have HSX accounts. To keep things fair, in order to participate in the league you’ll need to start up a new account. Here’s what you need to do to join the league:

1. Go to www.hsx.com and start up a new account.

2. You can use any username you want, although if everybody used the format “DVDTalk_[DVDTalk Username]” it would make things easier to track. For example, if my DVDTalk username was "Stockbroker" my account for the league will be DVDTalk_Stockbroker.

When signing up, put down BadlyDrawnBoy in the "Did a friend refer you?" column. Feel free to take advantage of any of the special offers and freebies offered at this time as well.

3. After you sign up, go to “Account Information” and set your “Screen Name” to be exactly the same as your screen name here at DVDTalk. This will help avoid confusion.

4. Come back here and post your HSX user name. You need to have a new account, or I won’t add you to the league.

5. Entry into the league is always open...we welcome newcomers!

Remember, new players: add this week's "Bottom Feeder" (BadlyDrawnBoy) as your referral when signing up!
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The Reviews

Here's what the critic's think of this week's wide releases, using Rotten Tomatoes as a guide:

Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement = 29% Rotten

Alien vs. Predator = 9% Rotten

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie = 0% Rotten ( )

Of course, all three of these movies are pretty much "review proof," so I doubt this will affect box office.
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I still want to direct a live action Yu-Gi-Oh!
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I'm thinking that with Princess Diaries 2 as a kid-safe alternative, parents will be saying Yu-Gi-No to Yu-Gi-Oh.
Old 08-13-04, 01:06 PM
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What's the word on Open Water (OPENW)? It's ~ $42 or $45 or so, and I just read a glowing review of it (I picked up ~ 18,000 shares).

I'm now fairly heavily invested (more than 4 hundred thousand or so) in three movies, Ice Age 2, Open Water, and a short on Shrek 4 (shorted ~ H$500,000 worth at at ~ $75/share.)

By the way, there's been a jump in Cheech and Chong get Blunted (or whatever it's called), I had 50,000 shares of it (I like Cheech and Chong movies).
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I propose that we kick gcribbs out of the league. He is nothing but a nuisance.




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I think that's his strategy.

"I'm going long with this....."

And like sheep people take the bait while he secretly sells it off.
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I think GCribbs would kill himself if he were a real stock daytrader. He's up and down more a 70 story elevator. :P
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-11.22% for the week..

F*** YOU AVSP f*** YOU UP YOUR STUPID ASS
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Originally posted by Jackskeleton
-11.22% for the week..

F*** YOU AVSP f*** YOU UP YOUR STUPID ASS
Only one person performed worse than you this week. (Me).
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Out of curiosity, can you tell when everybody's last trade was? Just wondering how many people are active, and who was active for a while but stopped trading a month or two ago.

And I'm pretty much out of SHRK4 now (maybe 1,000 or 2,000 shares left), heavily invested in both Open Water and Ice Age 2.
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Originally posted by Jackskeleton
F*** YOU AVSP f*** YOU UP YOUR STUPID ASS
I strongly agree.
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Originally posted by JasonF
I'm thinking that with Princess Diaries 2 as a kid-safe alternative, parents will be saying Yu-Gi-No to Yu-Gi-Oh.
By the way, after hearing the theater reports for this one, I changed my mind and decided to go long on YUGIO. We'll see what happens.
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I agree with you JasonF. YUGIO looks like it might be worth a long.

I simply could not stay long on AVSP. I cost myself a few hundred thousand by selling it this morning. I am almost happy I did based on how bad the movie seems to be.

I am still up $900k so I can live with myself

I am now setting a new goal for this weekend of $32 million by sunday night. This might be tough since I have to go to my sister's wedding Saturday.
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Long em All, let God sort em out.
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Man, I can't believe the positive turn out that AVP is getting. theater was packed with tons of kids. This is going to have a good weekend.. lets see if it's good enough to get me some money.
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Another good day

I made a few reset trades that got me a few more bucks and gave me another $1 million gain day.

I hope my last minute long on YUGIO turns out ok.
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Looks like YUGIO is a long, as are the other two movies this weekend:
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Alien vs. Predator Friday numbers: $16.70
Internal Multiplier: 2.5 Weekend Estimate: $41.75
AVSP Halt: $84.36 Adjust: $121.08 Change: $36.72
AVPCA Strike: $35.00 Halt: $1.61 Delist: $6.75 Change: $5.14
AVPPU Strike: $35.00 Halt: $5.90 Delist: $0.00 Change: ($5.90)

Internal Multiplier: 2.7 Weekend Estimate: $45.09
AVSP Halt: $84.36 Adjust: $130.76 Change: $46.40
AVPCA Strike: $35.00 Halt: $1.61 Delist: $10.09 Change: $8.48
AVPPU Strike: $35.00 Halt: $5.90 Delist: $0.00 Change: ($5.90)

Internal Multiplier: 2.9 Weekend Estimate: $48.43
AVSP Halt: $84.36 Adjust: $140.45 Change: $56.09
AVPCA Strike: $35.00 Halt: $1.61 Delist: $13.43 Change: $11.82
AVPPU Strike: $35.00 Halt: $5.90 Delist: $0.00 Change: ($5.90)

Internal Multiplier: 3.1 Weekend Estimate: $51.77
AVSP Halt: $84.36 Adjust: $150.13 Change: $65.77
AVPCA Strike: $35.00 Halt: $1.61 Delist: $16.77 Change: $15.16
AVPPU Strike: $35.00 Halt: $5.90 Delist: $0.00 Change: ($5.90)
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Princess Diaries 2
Wednesday: $8.48 Thursday: $5.71
Friday numbers: $7.85
Internal Multiplier: 2.5 Weekend Estimate: $19.63
PDIA2 Halt: $64.88 Adjust: $71.10 Change: $6.22
PD2CA Strike: $25.00 Halt: $1.09 Delist: $0.00 Change: ($1.09)
PD2PU Strike: $25.00 Halt: $4.73 Delist: $5.38 Change: $0.65

Internal Multiplier: 2.7 Weekend Estimate: $21.20
PDIA2 Halt: $64.88 Adjust: $75.66 Change: $10.78
PD2CA Strike: $25.00 Halt: $1.09 Delist: $0.00 Change: ($1.09)
PD2PU Strike: $25.00 Halt: $4.73 Delist: $3.81 Change: ($0.93)

Internal Multiplier: 2.9 Weekend Estimate: $22.77
PDIA2 Halt: $64.88 Adjust: $80.21 Change: $15.33
PD2CA Strike: $25.00 Halt: $1.09 Delist: $0.00 Change: ($1.09)
PD2PU Strike: $25.00 Halt: $4.73 Delist: $2.24 Change: ($2.50)

Internal Multiplier: 3.1 Weekend Estimate: $24.34
PDIA2 Halt: $64.88 Adjust: $84.76 Change: $19.88
PD2CA Strike: $25.00 Halt: $1.09 Delist: $0.00 Change: ($1.09)
PD2PU Strike: $25.00 Halt: $4.73 Delist: $0.66 Change: ($4.07)
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Yu-Gi-Oh Friday numbers: $4.35
Internal Multiplier: 2.5 Weekend Estimate: $10.88
YUGIO Halt: $18.09 Adjust: $31.54 Change: $13.45
YUGCA Strike: $10.00 Halt: $1.09 Delist: $0.88 Change: ($0.22)
YUGPU Strike: $10.00 Halt: $3.30 Delist: $0.00 Change: ($3.30)

Internal Multiplier: 2.7 Weekend Estimate: $11.75
YUGIO Halt: $18.09 Adjust: $34.06 Change: $15.97
YUGCA Strike: $10.00 Halt: $1.09 Delist: $1.75 Change: $0.65
YUGPU Strike: $10.00 Halt: $3.30 Delist: $0.00 Change: ($3.30)

Internal Multiplier: 2.9 Weekend Estimate: $12.62
YUGIO Halt: $18.09 Adjust: $36.58 Change: $18.49
YUGCA Strike: $10.00 Halt: $1.09 Delist: $2.62 Change: $1.53
YUGPU Strike: $10.00 Halt: $3.30 Delist: $0.00 Change: ($3.30)

Internal Multiplier: 3.1 Weekend Estimate: $13.49
YUGIO Halt: $18.09 Adjust: $39.11 Change: $21.02
YUGCA Strike: $10.00 Halt: $1.09 Delist: $3.49 Change: $2.40
YUGPU Strike: $10.00 Halt: $3.30 Delist: $0.00 Change: ($3.30)


As always, you can also see this analysis at HSJ.
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Friday Estimates here

ALIEN VS. PREDATOR $16,700,000
YU-GI-OH! THE MOVIE $4,350,000
OPEN WATER $230,000
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Looks like AVSP is going to reward those with nerves. I passed on it unfortunately. I should make a bit on my YUGIO long though.

I do think AVSP will drop Saturday and Sunday, like VILLG did.
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I made two right guesses and went 50k in shares on both so I can live with that.

I passed on AVSP and will have to live with making money on the slide down afterward
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To be perfectly honest, despite what you guys told me to, I ducked out of Princess Diaries 2 right before the halt.

I went 2/2 though @ 50k though, so I'm set for at least around 2 million or so.
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I stuck to my guns with AVSP. Looks like my million lost last week will be returned. with 50k in it looks like it's going to pay out. oh, the end of an era. The first buy in my port jump off and on it for the longest time.

I also picked up 50k of princess 2.

Worse call of the weekend was the put on yug.
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1 Alien vs. Predator $38,250,000
2 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement $23,025,000 ($37,209,000 Since Wednesday)
3 Collateral $16,000,000
4 Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie $9,360,000
5 3 The Bourne Supremacy $8,303,000
6 2 The Village $7,031,000
7 4 The Manchurian Candidate $6,000,000
8 5 Little Black Book $3,700,000
9 6 I, Robot $3,575,000
10 7 Spider-Man 2 $3,400,000

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