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IMO, er..., this community could be called 'Toadies Trades', and it wouldn't make a difference. What matters is this community of traders who are awesome-helpful, going out of their way, in many many cases to make others feel welcomed and appreciated. That's what really matters - not the name.

True in principle but truth is many judge a book by its cover, not giving serious thought to what is inside.

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@Big Mike,

How do you pronounce the new name?

1. "Futures dot I O"?

2. "Futures I O"?

3. "Futures"?


"Futures dot I O" does have a nice ring to it, but as with all sudden massive changes, it'll take some time to get used to. BMT had a close knit community feel, like everyone is involved, heck even the owner posts regularly. "Futures dot I O" sounds super generic and lacks the community vibe, but I believe with proper branding and effort, the name will equate and possibly surpass BMT in the near future.

Looking forward to the future!

Or FIO...

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If you sent emails from your new address I am not getting them, even in my spam folder. What is io anyway? Is that a country code? I am guessing my email provider thinks it needs to be blocked. Sorry if you mentioned this earlier in this thread.

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If you sent emails from your new address I am not getting them, even in my spam folder. What is io anyway? Is that a country code? I am guessing my email provider thinks it needs to be blocked. Sorry if you mentioned this earlier in this thread.

The notice was sent to you. Problem is your side, it was delivered successfully.

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The notice was sent to you. Problem is your side, it was delivered successfully.

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Yes I was pretty sure you sent it. My email provider does not like it for some reason. I wish it would put it in spam at least, instead of blocking it. Oh well....

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Yes I was pretty sure you sent it. My email provider does not like it for some reason. I wish it would put it in spam at least, instead of blocking it. Oh well....

You should contact them. All of our emails are DKIM signed with SPF. There is zero reason for them to nuke an email without notifying you. Also, given they posted a 250 OK status, I really think they received it properly. Check your config.

Mike

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4) Accept responsibility for your actions. Stop looking elsewhere to explain away poor performance.
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You should contact them. All of our emails are DKIM signed with SPF. There is zero reason for them to nuke an email without notifying you. Also, given they posted a 250 OK status, I really think they received it properly. Check your config.

Mike

Well here is something weird. I just got email notification that you quoted my posts. Weird that I would get those but not your announcement email. Anyway, glad I got something

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Appreciate the way you went ahead and did this. Without getting bogged down in endless discussions with users resistant to change. Users always resist change.

Good job.

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Mike, this is a welcome change. I like it. The name is more appealing and will be a hit among the trader community. Thanks.

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Mike,

I appreciate the change and even more the very professional way to achieve this - excellent job ! It will have more new visitors to the site looking into the forum in detail, as the new name looks as professional as the forum is.

I trade for many years, and I know a lot of places like this. But none of them comes close regarding the high level of discussion.

Thanks a lot for the many hours you invest into this project !

Best regards, Myrrdin

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