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Old January 30th, 2010, 02:59 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Renamed "VIP Member" to "Elite Member".

This is just something I've been meaning to do for a while. All the Elite Members have probably already read my sticky post where I describe the story behind "The Elite Circle" and what it means to me. For those who haven't donated and can't read the story, I'll just say that I want to keep "The Elite Circle" alive and prospering.

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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.
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Old January 30th, 2010, 03:02 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I've added a new subforum under The Elite Circle named "Elite Group Trading Methods". This was inspired by a discussion I had with cunparis.

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I've described the purpose of the forum here. I look forward to your participation to make this a popular new subforum!

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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Old February 4th, 2010, 08:17 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Skin 2.0


I just put the new Skin for the site up. I spent the majority of today working on it, so I'm several days ahead of schedule with it.

I'm still getting used to the colors even though I've been using it as my primary futures.io (formerly BMT) skin for a week now. I think that's normal. I spent 8 hours a day 7 days a week with the old colors, it takes some time to adjust.

Overall, I'm very pleased with the new skin. It is far from perfect, but this has a much better base I can build on whereas the other one didn't.

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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Old February 5th, 2010, 12:18 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Hi Mike, the new skin looks great......one thing I noticed is that start page does not scale to fit the size of browser window.....other pages do........i use firefox 3.6....it is not a big deal, I just noticed something different and wanted to let you know...zikonc

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Old February 5th, 2010, 12:30 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Hi Mike, the new skin looks great......one thing I noticed is that start page does not scale to fit the size of browser window.....other pages do........i use firefox 3.6....it is not a big deal, I just noticed something different and wanted to let you know...zikonc

Thanks, I'm aware of this issue and working on resolving it, the rouge image is causing me some grief. I'll deal with it tomorrow.

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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Old February 5th, 2010, 01:10 AM   #16 (permalink)
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There seems to be a bug with the Quick Summary feature. Some users are unable to Edit the post to add their own thoughts.

I'm working with the developer to fix it, it should be resolved in a day or so. If you see a thread where Post #2 is a Quick Summary, and yet you do not have an Edit button, please send me a PM and let me know so I can troubleshoot more.

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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Old February 5th, 2010, 10:28 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Mike,

Sorry if I missed it on the new skin, but is there a way to go straight to the first new post in a thread from the last time we logged in? This feature was there in the last version and was really helpful.

Thanks.

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Old February 5th, 2010, 11:12 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Mike,

Sorry if I missed it on the new skin, but is there a way to go straight to the first new post in a thread from the last time we logged in? This feature was there in the last version and was really helpful.

Thanks.

Yes for sure, here are two examples on how to do it.

From thread listing:
Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).


From actual thread itself:
Please register on futures.io to view futures trading content such as post attachment(s), image(s), and screenshot(s).


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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Old February 5th, 2010, 04:21 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Hi Mike, the new skin looks great......one thing I noticed is that start page does not scale to fit the size of browser window.....other pages do........i use firefox 3.6....it is not a big deal, I just noticed something different and wanted to let you know...zikonc

This has been fixed.

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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Old February 5th, 2010, 07:12 PM   #20 (permalink)
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I preferred yellow indication whether there are some unread posts in the thread as in the new version I can hardly notice the difference between blue and grey:

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