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Great news

Although I am a quiet member, I am still reading every day through the subscribed threads.

Good work on the forum. Thanks Mike.

Have a nice day.
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Great Job

Hi Mike, incredible Job, good brand, you nailed has almost always!
you future i(t wil be) o(utstanding)

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Feedback on the name and the direction?


The new name sounds great! It encompasses and reflects the overwhelming majority’s interests on the site. More focus towards ‘Futures Trading’ aspects sound like a good idea. All the very best going forward Mike.

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Smooth move!

Congrats @Big Mike. It's a wise choice and your efforts will certainly be rewarded.

Speaking for every member that has benefited from your site and endless efforts (there are a lot of us out there) - Thank You for everything!

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Congratulations on an excellent name-change, Mike. The long-term advantages are easy to envisage.

No surprise to see this forum "moving with the times", and updating its name. I've been here only a few months and am far from hyperactive here, but this development (together with excellent moderation here) seems entirely in keeping with the fact that this trading forum's growing and flourishing in both quantity and quality of content at a time when several of its "competitors" (for want of a better word) seem not to be.

Thanks for everything, to the staff and all the regularly contributing members.

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Btw, ya got me thinking ...

Uh, what happens, if, say, in a few years, the majority of users are somehow
more interested in Forex ... or Options?

Do you have "forex.io" locked up as well?

It might not hurt to get that URL, while you can,
and then (for now) just redirect it to futures.io.

Just saying ...

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Great news!!

I liked the new name. Indeed gives it a more "professional" outlook. New logo is very nice as well!!

All in all, I liked the change and hope the forum keeps improving, in content, in usability, in quality of the discussions and so on.

Regarding software glitches, found none so far. Login works fine, one-time popup at first access also ok, got the e-mail about the name change (didn't get flagged as spam by gmail) and so on.

Keep up the good work!!

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Futures io

I Like it. Very Good

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New Name


Much of my rant is in my trading journal, with the link to the exact entry above, as you can see from reading it I had mixed feelings about the name change. I know that I am resistant to change (not a good thing for a trader to be) and I am working on it.

I couldn't answer the survey about the name change because my initial thought was actually that I hated the Futures.IO name, but that is my initial thought on almost any change. I liked the seamless transition though.

To me however, this site is so much more than FUTURES.IO I guess that is why I didn't like the change initially. We were given three choices. Like / Hate/ No Opinion. Well I guess I bounced between Like and Hate faster than a questionable trade shifts from profit to loss to profit to loss.

And from this post obviously I have an opinion on the change, for that reason I did not answer the poll.
Mike it would be great if your polls had an option for a one sentence answer when we don't think the answers you've given us fit.

Best wishes on the new name. I still love the site!!!
You do great work.

p.s. I guess I just thought Futures.IO was selling this site short (not as in a trading short), there is so much more than Futures here. Maybe Future.IO as in the Future of trading. In a week I am sure that Futures.IO will be second nature to all of us. Thanks again

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Thank you Mike, for the help you give. And congratulations on the next leg of the journey! Godspeed.

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