kids - the employees of the company had a vast lot of options that were expiring soon and the company pushed them to exercise them all - and it ended up being a ton of dough in the end. this puts the issue to rest so dont get all goofy thinking that theres something else going on. onward and upward. you can come to your own conclusions as to how i know this, but given my credibility on the midway posts some time back - its probably the truth.