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Notes from Underground: The most-read articles and Bearcasts this week, and those Telegrams are a sign of trouble

By Darren Atwater | Sunday 12 January 2020


Oh dear, ShareProphets has exposed Versarien rampers getting all excited in private chatrooms. I suspect that this is going to be something we get to mine for quite awhile until the deadwood press catches on. 

But note that we were on it first. We just won't get the credit.

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Excluding ShareProphets radio 22, the most read non-Tom article this week is Five slam-dunk sells for 2020 by Nigel Somerville at a decent #7 or a less decent #14 if you include Bearcasts. 
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Our top 10 most-read stories this week were:

  1. BREAKING: Neill Ricketts & Versarien – private chatroom with shareholders & rampers exposed
  2. Patisserie Valerie – the real problem was lack of boardroom diversity says ShareSoc – I despair
  3. Sirius Minerals – a bad day at the office for we bears – 5.5p takeover by Anglo, mine to go ahead
  4. OptiBiotix Health – first major retailer agreement (& look what’s set to follow…)
  5. BREAKING: Expose Part 2: That Private Discord Versarien chat forum, Neill Ricketts orders his men what to post on BBs
  6. Woodford Investment Management files accounts… £14 million reward for failure
  7. Five slam-dunk sells for 2020
  8. BREAKING: Wakey wakey FCA: Wellesley Finance PLC – another £100m mini bond accident & scandal in the making
  9. A Letter to AIM Regulation & Canaccord re Versarien & Neill Ricketts
  10. Twitter Moron of the decade - and yes he owns Bidstack & hates @tomWinnifrith and @ShareProphets

The most-listened to Bearcasts this week were:

  1. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: The Trolling & harassment of myself and my family plumbs new depths
  2. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Guess today's site visit by myself, the Mrs & Joshua
  3. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: smiley face, smiley face, smiley face - the new form of RNS from Versarien
  4. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: I really do not see how Neill Ricketts can get away with this one
  5. Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: What is the difference between IQE & Versarien?
  6. Tom Winnifrith Beacast: The cancer of private chatrooms for shameless ramping by AIM Casino bosses - will AIM Regulation act?
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