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@Big Mike

I was thinking that I could start a "spoof" journal...one where I buy the low and sell the high for size across numerous products every day. One where I capture like 5 times the ADR in any particular product...all backed up by wonderful and beautiful charts.

Would that be fun?

You should start a journal where you short AAPL until it goes to 0.

**PS AAPL is a pump and dump!

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Seriously...

laughing out loud!

I'm just going to move on from that debate Mike. The final thought for me is, if a guy using NT clicks executions, grabs a screenshot to include partial acct number and posts that along with whatever visual or dialogue, I will tend to believe what I see. Though that could still be faked, it seems so simple...in fact the simplest way to instant relative credibility...it does make you wonder, why not?

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laughing out loud!

I'm just going to move on from that debate Mike. The final thought for me is, if a guy using NT clicks executions, grabs a screenshot to include partial acct number and posts that along with whatever visual or dialogue, I will tend to believe what I see. Though that could still be faked, it seems so simple...in fact the simplest way to instant relative credibility...it does make you wonder, why not?

DB

Nope, not a good idea. I am speaking from experience where users were banned in the past for faking this, and the problem is if you set this as a standard then the fakers will capitalize on it even more than now and the less experienced users don't know better and think it is real.

You can make a NT sim account look identical to a cash account with a few seconds of work, one time. Not a good idea to use this as a standard.

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I'm out of ideas...


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Nope, not a good idea. I am speaking from experience where users were banned in the past for faking this, and the problem is if you set this as a standard then the fakers will capitalize on it even more than now and the less experienced users don't know better and think it is real.

You can make a NT sim account look identical to a cash account with a few seconds of work, one time. Not a good idea to use this as a standard.

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then Mike.

I'll do it that way for myself then.

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then Mike.

I'll do it that way for myself then.

No problem.

I have Closed the other thread that you are discussing here, so this is a note to everyone to respect that decision and to not continue the discussion here in your journal.

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"with"...

case, and thread closed. Final word to @Big Mike.

No worries from me Mike.

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Re: Journals and Blogs ...

Re: Journals and Blogs ...

@wldman

The idea is that you learn from your mistakes .. right ? The nice thing about the out of balance approach is that we all learn from your mistakes , questions and uncertainty ... esp about the approach taken to solve them.

Spoof journals and BS merchants are 10 a penny. Flash in the pan contributors and talkers too. On the other hand, public head scratching, out loud thinking and model building are valuable.

If I want a (very annoying) spoof journal, I will ask my wife what she would have done at the end of the day when I show her the chart. She gets it right every time !

Borrow some thick skin from Big Mike and feel the support of the silent many.

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Hey Man...

@podski

My skin is like armor....but I'm tracking with you.

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What the hell...

does this mean?

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It means that you might have to go here and download the "latest" version ..

I upgrade from time to time to the "time tested" version but it seems that this is not enough for now ..

https://www.interactivebrokers.com/en/?f=674&ib_entity=uk

There is a futures.io (formerly BMT) thread dealing with this - follow their lead.



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