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The top three most visited IKN posts this week are... reverse order:

Third Place: "If you needed proof that Brazil Resources (BRI.v) is a total bullshit scam from start to finish...". We're into that period when the scamsters stop targeting people who know a little about mining and go for not just the truly stupid about the sector, but the truly stupid period. This pumpjob reminds me of the that the Nigerian e-mail scammers will deliberately mis-spell words in the title lines of their mailers to filter out further and make sure the people who reply are the dumbest possible

Second Place: "Mailbag". Surprisingly, this one got hit heavily. That's fine and the reader who sent in that mail makes some good points too, but it never ceases to impress me how some simple posts get a lot of traffic while other, more complex efforts get totally ignored.

First Place: "Yamana Gold (AUY) ( has a reported 20,000oz of gold stolen in Brazilian robbery". It turns out that it was 2k rather than 20k (according to Reuters at least, YRI still isn't saying) and the company is still using the ridiculous excuse of "oh it's under investigation so we haven't published on the death" (seriously guys, that's pathetic, is that all you could think up?). But this one got the most hits because it's what happens when this humble corner of cyberspace breaks a story.