3000-4000 contracts (um, I was trading at the time ... so this took a back seat), I did manage to quickly capture the essence of the "gamesmanship" (I'm being nice), just before the bottom fell out.And while I missed snapping the pic when the inside bid was flashing
In the NHL, that trader would get two minutes for diving.
In the NBA, he'd be laughed off the court and lose future close calls as the result of such "flopping".
At this end, it's one of the best confirming contrarian indicators in the biz ...
... while providing more than enough instant supply.
P.S. In this case, many of the bids did get absorbed, thus exacerbating the move.