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Now when you post screencast images using the [screencast][/screencast] bbcode, the images will be downloaded to our server and served from futures.io (formerly BMT) instead of from Screencast.

If I could press the "Thank You" button more than once I would, @Big Mike ..

Also, a general thanks and shout-out for keeping this site near the cutting edge as far as forums go. It's amazing how old other forums look and behave compared to futures.io (formerly BMT).

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If I could press the "Thank You" button more than once I would, @Big Mike ..

Also, a general thanks and shout-out for keeping this site near the cutting edge as far as forums go. It's amazing how old other forums look and behave compared to futures.io (formerly BMT).

Thanks @josh. As soon as I have time (ha!), I will extend this to include other image hosting sites like imgur, tinypic, imageshack, etc. This way we should eliminate the broken images that is rampant in older forums, as hosting sites die or images are removed, bandwidth exceeded, etc.

Mike

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

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.
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Thanks @josh. As soon as I have time (ha!), I will extend this to include other image hosting sites like imgur, tinypic, imageshack, etc. This way we should eliminate the broken images that is rampant in older forums, as hosting sites die or images are removed, bandwidth exceeded, etc.

Mike

i would like to see it pull images from the regular img tags.. i annotate/upload to my own ftp, but i cant promise i wont go through and clean out the images, so if it could pull those images from the link in the image tag that would be easier for me than saving to my disk then uploading, then embedding.

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Big Mike, this is probably a strange request, but is it possible to change the tag from [screencast] to something shorter like [sc] or [cap] ...?

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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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i would like to see it pull images from the regular img tags.. i annotate/upload to my own ftp, but i cant promise i wont go through and clean out the images, so if it could pull those images from the link in the image tag that would be easier for me than saving to my disk then uploading, then embedding.

Yes, on my list as I mentioned in my last post, but infinitely more difficult due to the way the forum software handles the IMG bbcode vs custom bbcode I create (like screencast).

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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Big Mike, this is probably a strange request, but is it possible to change the tag from [screencast] to something shorter like [sc] or [cap] ...?

Won't make this change, sorry.

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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Won't make this change, sorry.

Mike

Yeah, I thought it was a long shot, just asking!

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Changes were made to the Tapatalk feature of the site. Only Elite Members are now permitted to use this feature, this is due to security concerns of the application.

Guests and regular members will not be able to use the feature any longer.

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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Mike, since October 5, the rss feed hasn't updated any more (originally located @ https://futures.io/external.php?type=RSS2). Would it be possible to fix this?

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