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  #151 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
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Thanks: 29,139 given, 81,903 received

Created a separate ThinkOrSwim category under Programmers Paradise:

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Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

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.
6)
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  #152 (permalink)
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Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
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Posts: 45,950 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,139 given, 81,903 received

I've renamed the old section "Journals, Daily Charts and Tape Reading" to just "Trading Journals". There has always been a bit of confusion around where some threads should go -- in Traders Hideout, in Journals, etc. I've always resisted adding more and more subforums, but as the site grows we do need them.

With the change made a few weeks ago for Team Trading, it will be easier now. Some threads currently in the Trading Journals section will need to be moved to Traders Hideout, and some of them will need to be moved to the Team Trading area. Of course, majority will stay where they are - in Journals.

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Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

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.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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  #153 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
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Posts: 45,950 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,139 given, 81,903 received


I've re-arranged the Team Trading area slightly, basically bringing the "Instruments" up one level higher so they are easier to see and access. The subforums for the non-English languages are still one level lower.

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Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

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.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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  #154 (permalink)
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Rochester Hills, Michigan
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: Tradestation
Favorite Futures: Currency Futures
 
Posts: 200 since Jul 2010
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Whats going on

Hey what is with the side it keeps adding old post to it.

Incometrade
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  #155 (permalink)
Site Administrator
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Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
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Posts: 45,950 since Jun 2009
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incometrade View Post
Hey what is with the side it keeps adding old post to it.

The 'new threads/posts' box on the home page is not perfect --- when a thread is moved, like a bunch were just now, they show up in the new notification area. A bunch of threads were moved now that new categories are added, so that it makes more sense.

A "moved" notification in the old forum will remain for any moved threads for the next week, so you can still find them if you are used to looking in a specific spot. All old links and search will work and redirect to new locations automatically.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

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.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

Reply With Quote
 
  #156 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
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Posts: 45,950 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,139 given, 81,903 received

Tapatalk (Android, iPhone, etc) updated to v2.12.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

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.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

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  #157 (permalink)
 R.I.P. 1960-2010 
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: NinjaTrader7
Broker/Data: Mirus RCG/Zen-Fire
Favorite Futures: CL & 6e, looking at ES, ZB and AU again.
 
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Posts: 2,099 since Nov 2009
Thanks: 1,104 given, 1,386 received


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Tapatalk (Android, iPhone, etc) updated to v2.12.

Mike

Can't login using Tapatalk on a DROID X wonder if it is since the upgrade, Any ideas? Can here.

Off Topic: Still in my nice room hospital, but hope to transfer to Oregon Health Sciences University very soon.

R.I.P. Andy Zektzer (ZTR), 1960-2010.
Please visit this thread for more information.
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  #158 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
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Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
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Posts: 45,950 since Jun 2009
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Can't login using Tapatalk on a DROID X wonder if it is since the upgrade, Any ideas? Can here.

Off Topic: Still in my nice room hospital, but hope to transfer to Oregon Health Sciences University very soon.

It is a known problem for them, it happens to me every now and then too. Usually if I visit another forum and come back to futures.io (formerly BMT) it works, but I have to reboot my phone every now and then.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

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.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

Reply With Quote
 
  #159 (permalink)
Membership Revoked
 
Futures Experience: Beginner
 
Posts: 1,081 since May 2010
Thanks: 2,092 given, 595 received

I have been on many forums in the last 10 years, futures.io (formerly BMT)'s forum is near perfection. It's amazing.

There is only one minor point on futures.io (formerly BMT), the loading of attached pictures to a post. When you click on a picture/screenshot I have to wait up to 5 seconds or more to load it. It's like the code of the preview/rendering of it takes soo long. It's on mac and on windows very slow. If you could just change it maybe to just give the picture, the browser will re-size it automaticly (much faster?)

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  #160 (permalink)
Site Administrator
Manta, Ecuador
 
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
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Posts: 45,950 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,139 given, 81,903 received



MetalTrade View Post
I have been on many forums in the last 10 years, futures.io (formerly BMT)'s forum is near perfection. It's amazing.

There is only one minor point on futures.io (formerly BMT), the loading of attached pictures to a post. When you click on a picture/screenshot I have to wait up to 5 seconds or more to load it. It's like the code of the preview/rendering of it takes soo long. It's on mac and on windows very slow. If you could just change it maybe to just give the picture, the browser will re-size it automaticly (much faster?)

It's just your distance from the server. I have made code changes on my side to make attachments work via a CDN, but the CDN I am using can't handle it, and I think using S3 is overkill so for the moment, attachments are coming straight from Chicago whereas most everything else comes from the CDN which has dozens of nodes around the world.

Mike

Due to time constraints, please do not PM me if your question can be resolved or answered on the forum.

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.
6)
Help using the forum? Watch this video to learn general tips on using the site.

If you want
to support our community, become an Elite Member.

Reply With Quote

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