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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:
El Paso Corp
( EP): "Listen and listen good. I've been buying this one for my trust. This is a very cheap natural gas play. It's not very consistent, but it's good."
: "Not a great hotel chain in an industry I don't really care for. I don't want to recommend any hotel chains."
: "Pfizer's like a bond without any growth. I don't like anything they're doing over there."
: "This one is a problem. It's a short-squeeze play. It's got nothing really special, please be careful here."
: "Very difficult product cycle. That's a company that's in a tough place right now. It's too dicey here and it's not a great tech stock."
: "I've been scaling out of Corning. It's at a 52-week high, but if it pulls back, I'm buying more."
: "No, no. It's really controversial. I don't like it. I don't think it has anything going for it. "
: "No, no, no. This not a proprietary technology, I don't want you to own it. "
: "Every time I get into one of these entertainment companies, I lose my shirt."
( BSC): "No, there's nothing left here. Keep your money at Bear Stearns, but not in Bear Stearns. The stock just isn't any good. "
: "This one is controversial, but it's an energy stock and even they can't screw that up."
: "This is another one that I can't recommend. I'm too conservative for this one."
*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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At the time of publication, Cramer was long Corning, El Paso and BP.
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