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Any Elite Member can now set his/her own custom user title, which shows up directly under your username in the left profile section of each post.

To change:
https://futures.io/profile.php?do=editprofile

Then go down to "custom user title".

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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After a lot of troubleshooting and rewriting of code, the Live Topic feature is now working again.

If you view a thread where a post has been made within the last 15 minutes, and while you are viewing it someone makes a new post to the thread -- you'll automatically see the new post. It will show up under the newest post with a little note saying it was a "Live Topic update".

This makes quick back-n-forth posts between users very easy, you never have to leave the page or refresh.

A few things to know:

- When you view the thread, the last post must be made within 15 minutes. If the last post is older than 15 minutes, you won't poll the server for new posts -- so even if someone makes one, you won't see it. This is to save server resources.

- If you leave a thread up for over 15 minutes and no one posts to the thread, same as above -- it will stop polling the server for new posts, so even if someone makes a new post you won't see it unless you manually refresh.

Basically this is for quick back and forth posting within an active topic.

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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Posts: 45,803 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,097 given, 81,377 received


I've made it so that News and Current Events updates (new posts) will no longer show up on the forum homepage next to the chatbox. This is because recently this subforum has seen a lot of activity which not everyone is interested in seeing.

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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Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
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Posts: 45,803 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,097 given, 81,377 received

Tapatalk server side updated to the latest release.

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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Platform: My own custom solution
Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
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Posts: 45,803 since Jun 2009
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Futures Edge on FIO

What value do you place on the webinars on FIO?

 
Created a new video which shows the five most common/powerful ways to find things on futures.io (formerly BMT).



This goes out in the welcome emails sent to new users.

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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Favorite Futures: E-mini ES S&P 500
 
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Posts: 45,803 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,097 given, 81,377 received

Sorry for the 7 minutes of downtime around 4:45pm Eastern Time on the forum.

When I came back into my office, the server load was 7 times normal and was spiking to almost 20 times normal. This was making the site pretty slow today while I was away.

I was trying to isolate the problem and had to restart the database service, the first time in 208 days. For the moment, the load is still high but not extreme. I'll be monitoring it.

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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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: 45,803 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,097 given, 81,377 received

Added "Follow us on Twitter" button on bottom-right of our footer.

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.

Reply With Quote
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Posts: 45,803 since Jun 2009
Thanks: 29,097 given, 81,377 received

Added Google +1 to all pages, click it to show interest in the content on the page (thread, post, etc) and help futures.io (formerly BMT).

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


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


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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.

Reply With Quote
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Added Google +1 to all pages, click it to show interest in the content on the page (thread, post, etc) and help futures.io (formerly BMT).

The Google +1 Button hovers over the links to other topic pages in my browser. Do other people experience the same troubles or is it my browsers fault? (Firefox 4.0.1)

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The Google +1 Button hovers over the links to other topic pages in my browser. Do other people experience the same troubles or is it my browsers fault? (Firefox 4.0.1)

Same here, Firefox 4.0.1 (Mac)

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