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Elite only for ALL downloads?

  #161 (permalink)
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toronto, ontario
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I think that there should be the opportunity for elite and non elite memebers to be able to download - some traders who are not in the elite section but are good traders and contribute to the site by downloading and testing and communicating info about the indicators ( good and bad) it makes the programes and the traders better .

It is possible to maybe have a social concept where the programers or elite members invite others to communicate with and share with in a type of closed network.

the programers in turn have the right or ability to post to the regular or elite downloads but can choose who to actually work with or communicate with or share with.

  #162 (permalink)
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Make EVERYTHING Elite. This is one of the reasons I don't post very much anymore. I simply can't remember where I got this indicator or that indicator or this template or that template or... whatever. And I don't want to spend the next 2 hours hunting & searching so I can determine whether or not it was originally *Elite*. And I don't want to keep an Excel spreadsheet tallying where I got what, and when I got it and from whom I got it, so I can check & double-check before posting anything anywhere.

Make EVERYTHING Elite. That way, no worries for any posters. If anyone wants any of this stuff, (and there's quite a lot of good stuff here to want!), let them fork over some $$.

Imagine getting an entire trading library of goodies, indicators, templates, strategies, education - all for the low price of $xx (I haven't checked to see what Elite costs these days. It's more than when I joined 3 years back, but still worth the price).

Make EVERYTHING Elite. If Downloads are changed to Elite and threads are not, then you've solved nothing. Just shuffled the problem around. People (myself included!) are in the habit of posting indicators to threads - no matter the status of the thread. An Elite indicator could still creep into a non-Elite thread. And we're still faced with the hassle of determining where we got the indicator in the first place. Was it posted to a non-Elite thread, an Elite-only thread - regular downloads - Elite downloads? OY!!!!!

Make EVERYTHING Elite. No need to re-visit the problem again.

After all, it's what you learn AFTER you know it all, that counts!
  #163 (permalink)
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I yield to Big Mike...if he thinks it needs to be...make it so....

This is the trading site out there because of Big Mike and if Big Mike thinks something needs to be done, then make it happen! Can't wait to see how the new change makes this site even better....thanks for everything Big Mike!!

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I think that the downloads should be for Elite members only. If they are not willing to put the very small amount to join the Elite, then they are not really interested in learning about trading. I am not strong on the idea of number of posts. I do not post much if at all in futures.io (formerly BMT) but I do not think that is a measure of interest or ability to contribute. I think many of us have very busy lives and while I visit futures.io (formerly BMT), I do not live at futures.io (formerly BMT). I do not mind paying for the Elite download ability but I think to measure someone's interest based on much they are willing to chat is not reasonable.

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Whatever you decide is fine by me i dont abuse anything but if there are people taking advantage of certain things then maybe restrictions should apply you know this is the internet there are stupid people out there who like to ruin it for everyone

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I agree with having only Elite members have access to downloads.

  #167 (permalink)
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Mike, do what you need to do. It is you who have the main responsibility in this forum and if you see "bots" from the outside downloading stuff and so on, you should restrict downloads for elite only.

Regarding 50 posts. Maybe 20 could be enough to filter out spammers. If report buttons was added the whole community could help out. Even if there is quality content in the forum, 50 posts could give people the feeling of not getting forward with the content. Anyhow I see it as a difficult decision to make. As a beginner even 20 posts could be much, especially when there is one specific topic one are interested in. Often people do not have anything to contribute or ask about until they have tried things out.

There are three things that make me stay in this forum:

1. Nice people.

2. Quality content.

3. I experience no crappy behavior. (except one time where two users were undiplomatic, but it stopped right away)

I have experienced crappy behavior in couple of other forums, which made me stop using them at once. Even if it was not directed at me personally. If this starts to become familiar here also, something unique will be lost.

To sort out the crap add "Report Spam" and "Abuse" buttons. I am aware that this could change the innocent atmosphere in the forum to some degree, so just camouflage it with adding some buttons with some not too serious symbols instead of text.


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  #168 (permalink)
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Yes - Elite only to download!!

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I would think this might be my first post which is somewhat ridiclous after all i have read on here from You guyīs. When i first saw this site i only spend about 1 hour checking it out before i joined the elite and i am happy for it. My work is pretty demanding and tiresome but i do trade some now and then. I do think reading all great journalīs , webinars etc have made me a more confidenīt trader. Indicatorīs i stopped using them nowdays since i know what they would be displaying if i had them on anyway, all though itīs fun to play with and you never know some one might have found an edge to exploit. This forum is so good and well organised and contains so much valuble information that paying 50 buckīs for it is pure luck!

So Mike , Please do whatever is nessecary to keep it so.

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elite downloads

I joined the Elite access specifically for NT indicators. I am very grateful for what I have been able to download and test and frankly don't know of any other site, including Ninjatrader itself that has offered more value. I have no programming skills and doubt I will ever venture even into auto-trading it is so daunting without a resource like futures.io (formerly BMT) and the contributors to it. So as far as I am concerned the very least I must do is pay for the this fantastic resource. And you have made that an easy option. For those that do and have contributed, it seems they have given and deserve a break on membership costs. For those that are new and have even less of a clue than I have, they should get to see what is available before they decide to buy. So, I also vote for Elite only download access, and a slightly higher, even annual renewal for those like myself that have little to contribute but a fee to keep it going.

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