Cramer's 'Mad Money Lightning Round': eBay Back in Play

Cramer likes the way business is looking at the online auctioneer, which he once was sour on.
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Here's what Jim Cramer had to say about some of the stocks that callers offered up during the "Mad Money Lightning Round" Thursday evening:

Level 3

(LVLT)

: "You're in the House of Pleasure. ... Any time this stock goes down, because we know about the bandwith shortage, we need to buy LVLT."

Six Flags

(SIX) - Get Report

: "Had a pretty good quarter. ... I think that Six Flags is a great spec. ... I hated it all the way down form 11 to 5. ... TripleBuy. Stop being scared and start being excited."

Dell

(DELL) - Get Report

: "I think that you have to sell Dell. ... I can't help you make money as long as you're in the House of Pain."

Qwest

(Q)

: "A lot of people want to leave Qwest. They feel that Qwest is done

as far as merger activity because of

Rep. John Dingell

D., Mich. and the Democrats coming in ... Don'tBuyDon'tBuy until it's lower."

Precision Castparts

(PCP)

: "You know I like the airline cycle. You're talking about one of the best plays." Cramer lauded

Boeing

(BA) - Get Report

, too.

eBay

(EBAY) - Get Report

: "I changed my mind on eBay ... Some unbelievable research coming out from Bear Stearns that shows listings are up. ... I think that eBay is going higher."

Opsware

(OPSW)

: "Ixnay on the Opsware. ...

Oracle

(ORCL) - Get Report

is better."

Qualcomm

(QCOM) - Get Report

: "You should not buy Qualcomm because I am still uncertain about that last quarter."

Merck

(MRK) - Get Report

: "I think that Merck is gonna do fine. ... A lot of people don't like the pipeline there. I'm not concerned. I also like that Gardasil drug."

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L-I Identity Solutions

(ID)

. "Going to 20, do not pass go.

CEO Bob LaPenta, he's one of three guys I actually invited on the set."

Crocs

(CROX) - Get Report

: "I know a Jimmy Dean sausage when I smell it. I want to take profit in Crocs," even though Cramer said it was one of his best calls.

Whole Foods

(WFMI)

: "Not a bullish story; it's a bearish story."

*For all you home-gamers, a 'mon-back opportunity means Cramer would back up the figurative truck and load up on a stock.

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