Everyone should go read that thread and reach their own conclusions. It's a band of banned brothers over there
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Well, Mike, I went over there and read every post (to date; I'm not going back).
Not everything that was said was objectionable or wrong, and some posters supported you. I do think that the main critics got the point at issue wrong, which is that the person who runs this kind of site is not responsible or liable for what a poster independently posts. The judge was really clear that AMP had no case, and that there was nothing else at issue, and said so.
There also was some stuff that I don't agree with, but shrugged off. Life's too short to care about some things, and some opinions....
There was, however, one guy who had joined over there in "July 2014" and who had 7 posts (I counted 5 of them on that one thread.) He was foul-mouthed and rudely critical of you. It's obvious that he had just opened an account there in order to do these posts, and had an ax to grind and no scruples about how he ground it.
On futures.io (formerly BMT), the guy would have been banned the first time, for being that rude to anybody. It was an eye-opener to me; I obviously have led a sheltered internet life, being used to site administration that doesn't put up with that kind of thing.
No idea who he is, but I do expect that he's been banned from here (otherwise why the beef?), and I think he has just proved that it was a good idea to do so.
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craptastic's posts are, well craptastic! I think I'd rather read /b/ than have to read the rest of that thread. Man they are really vindictive. Looks like that's Amp's stronghold considering the number of amp ads they have on the site.
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Congrats Big Mike! For the money, from what I can tell of the rest of the world, just whip up 1 or 2 indicators with a lot of bells and whistles (Don't forget the arrows and alert for Fat Tails) and you'll be all set !
Seriously though, thank you for defending the rights of the investment / speculator community and providing such a sound island in the middle of a world full of sharks.
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ET is a damn asylum and bone is the most arrogant person on ET when i had a set of conversation with him,as far as his opinion about the lwasuit is concerned,i`d say this..... 1:11Welcome to Prime Time! - YouTube
I'm not sure why you consider the need to continue to defend yourself. You were sued, you vigorously defended your position and won the case in front of a judge in a court of law. That's all that matters.
I think digging out posts from other forums and responding to them here is beneath you and a waste of energy. It's time to move on and focus on more positive things. Go and build that nice house, sit on the beach and kickback.
There is nothing more to say apart from Congratulations!
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Excellent post. Mike there will always be folks that don't like you (same for all of us). Please don't subject yourself to their negatively by seeking them out. If they succeed in provoking you, then they win. Don't let them!
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@Big Mike....first of all I want to congratulate you on your victory in the courts.
I was involved in a lawsuit myself where a disgruntled employer decided to sue me for breach of confidence and I naively got on my high horse and took the bit in my teeth(I was innocent but did not realize he did this for fun and being a bastard) I won the pretrial, he won the appeal and it died there never going to court (he knew in a real trial he would lose and I was tired of the process) but those battles cost me about $20,000, some self esteem and a good portion of what was left of my marriage. SO...I know the stresses and strains of the process and I also know how it messes with one's head.
Yours is without a doubt the best stock forum. I am very much a minority in this community but the quality of people using your website is such that I never felt that I did not belong here. You don't allow backbiting and intolerance .... and I appreciate that more than you can know. I have participated in probably 4-5 other forums over the last decade...some of which were (as it turned out) were simply pumpers themselves who tolerated only stocks that they were pumping (they gave out a news letter 2 hours into trading). I like the variety of this site though I have put my foot in it on occasion knowing little or nothing of futures and options trading . I like the ability of explaining my thoughts and ideas through my journal. Finally I like the international quality of the members.
As others have said before me.... IT IS OVER.... time to put it behind you and focus on investing and trying out interesting ways to make this already great site better.
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Well done Mike, hope it wasn't too stressful. I refrained from posting about my experiences with Amp during the case, and there is little point since it's water under the bridge now, suffice to say the reports on your website on their customer service were highly accurate.
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