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Old October 4th, 2010, 08:14 PM   #131 (permalink)
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@fluxsmith, I believe this has been fixed. Can you confirm please?

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Old October 4th, 2010, 09:54 PM   #132 (permalink)
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@fluxsmith, I believe this has been fixed. Can you confirm please?

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It is indeed working correctly now. Thanks Mike.

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Old October 5th, 2010, 02:55 AM   #133 (permalink)
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Further speed enhancements tonight. Now all public forums are delivering image attachments via the CDN. This means non-Elite forums (can't do Elite for privacy reasons).

What this means is that the images are going to be served from the CDN network, which means no matter your location there should be a CDN node much closer to you than futures.io (formerly BMT)'s own server. Since most threads on our forum are image attachment intensive, this should really drastically speed up the loading time for most of you.

With this change, I had to change the default "Attachment Thumbnail" viewer from the standard vBulletin lightbox to the Highslide gallery viewer. The highslide viewer was already in use on the site for inline images within the post, but was not being used for traditional attachments. Unfortunately, vBulletin's lightbox could not be made compatible with the CDN. The net result is no loss of functionality, just a slight cosmetic change from what you are used to.

As a reminder, if you wish to view an attachment image full-size (bypassing highslide), you'll need to right-click on the image and "Open link in new tab". This will give you a normal full-size window of the image without viewing it through highslide. This is useful for some advanced users who want to save the image or mark it up further.

This is a major change. Please report any problems.

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Old October 6th, 2010, 01:19 PM   #134 (permalink)
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There is currently a problem with using the Preview feature prior to making your post, as reported by @max-td. If you use the preview button and you are attaching files/images, make sure those show up in the preview before pressing submit. If they do not show up, just hit preview again, and maybe even again, until they do show up.

This is an issue with our cluster and the way files are replicated (or in this case, /tmp files not replicated), I'll try to work out a solution.

If you don't use the preview button, there is nothing to worry about.

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Old October 8th, 2010, 06:23 PM   #135 (permalink)
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The CDN for attachments was reverted back, due to problems at the CDN host. Searching for alternatives...

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Old October 9th, 2010, 04:47 PM   #136 (permalink)
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i also miss the unread since last visit function when im finished reading a thread

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Old October 10th, 2010, 02:23 PM   #137 (permalink)
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I've made some changes on the home page. To the right of the chatbox, the new thread and new post notification box has been cleaned up a bit.

Ellipsis added for longer thread names, and username changed from left of the thread title to right of thread title. This makes it flow better, and also match more closely the Top 20 stat block on the bottom of home page.

One right-facing triangle icon means New Post. A double icon means New Thread.

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2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
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Old October 20th, 2010, 02:46 AM   #138 (permalink)
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I think that change caused a bug... IE is indicating a scripting error now when the 'New Posts' page is loaded, and the 'new' tag isn't being removed from posts on the list when you use 'back' to return to that page after reading a post, as it used to be.


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Thanks for reporting. Actually, it is not related to the new posts I removed, although the timing and content would seem so. Instead, it seems to be an issue after I upgraded the Wiki from 3.0.3 to 3.0.4. I've opened a ticket with the developer as I couldn't figure out what the problem is at first glance.

Mike

The wiki developer has identified the problem (3 weeks later... ahem). Hopefully a fix is forthcoming.

Mike

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Need help?
1) Stop changing things. No new indicators, charts, or methods. Be consistent with what is in front of you first.
2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
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Old October 27th, 2010, 09:27 PM   #139 (permalink)
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Just wanted to say, to my faithful readers , the site has been slow the last several days and I know it --- and I'm not happy about it --- and I am working on solving it.



A few more days and we should be good... and yes, I am a bit obsessive with performance stuff

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2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
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Old October 28th, 2010, 01:28 AM   #140 (permalink)
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Some of you may have noticed we added a new section called Team Trading, and two new subsections for Language and Instrument Type, and then several new subforums under each of those.

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You can find out more by reading the announcements here:

https://futures.io/feedback-announcements/6316-new-trading-forums-non-english-traders.html

https://futures.io/feedback-announcements/6354-new-subforums-instrument-types.html

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Need help?
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2) Start a journal and post to it daily with the trades you made to show your strengths and weaknesses.
3) Set goals for yourself to reach daily. Make them about how you trade, not how much money you make.
4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
5) Where to start as a trader? Watch this webinar and read this thread for hundreds of questions and answers.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

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