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.. Apparently I'm a shark.

(I would have liked to think I was a bull!)

 

What are your thoughts on this quiz? Would you say you could relate yourself to any of these animals?

Edited by tradingwizzard

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Maybe in that sad excuse for a quiz you're a shark.In my quiz you're a .

 

another way of killing a thread/discussion

 

I will not allow this kind of replies anymore, no offence to any of participants.....maybe someone is really interested for a real answer instead of this nonsense

 

TW

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another way of killing a thread/discussion

 

I will not allow this kind of replies anymore, no offence to any of participants.....maybe someone is really interested for a real answer instead of this nonsense

 

TW

 

What you should be not allowing is the "gomarkets" forex broker hyperlink in the text of the original post . . . surely?

 

BlueHorseshoe

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What you should be not allowing is the "gomarkets" forex broker hyperlink in the text of the original post . . . surely?

 

BlueHorseshoe

 

I have queried that fact here.

http://www.traderslaboratory.com/forums/introduction-technical-analysis/17569-wedges-5.html#post188701

 

Seems wiz has a problem with neutrality and even handedness.I guess that's the new policy here.Naturally this is doing nothing to stem the outflow of long termers here.You won't be seeing much of zdo in future.

I can only assume they want a complete change here in favour of a more commercially successful model.And we know what that means don't we?

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Hi Mitsubishi,

 

Please can you post your quiz? I've a suspicion it might be quite good fun . . . :)

 

BlueHorseshoe

 

Yeah,here's the first question.

 

1- With your hands tied behind your back,and a good length of gaffa taped over your mouth,how many spammers,stealth vendors,shills,hostile moderators,absent owners/members and infraction points do you estimate it will take to kill this place off once and for all?

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I have queried that fact here.

http://www.traderslaboratory.com/forums/introduction-technical-analysis/17569-wedges-5.html#post188701

 

Seems wiz has a problem with neutrality and even handedness.I guess that's the new policy here.Naturally this is doing nothing to stem the outflow of long termers here.You won't be seeing much of zdo in future.

I can only assume they want a complete change here in favour of a more commercially successful model.And we know what that means don't we?

 

Doesn't really make much sense either way. Do TL have an IB deal with "gomarkets" or whatever they were called? I doubt it. TL IB links generally seem to be automated, like when I type the wrod "tradestation" . . .

 

Maybe The Wiz has "gone native"?

 

BlueHorseshoe

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Of course TL is a business and we shouldn't forget that. We also should not forget that it is the best of all the rest of the trading forums and I for one find the management more fair and easier to deal with than any of the others.

 

Not all vendors are snake oil salesmen and not all products discussed here are worthless. I think a ban on any mention of commercial products or services by their authors keeps valuable information away from us all. We all use products and services in our trading. I think TL does a good job of letting us hear from providers while at the same time working hard to eliminate blatant, repetitive spam.

 

Better a free market and let the fools and charlatans reveal themselves as they always do. Who in their right mind spends time on threads where some semi literate braggart talks about making a billion dollars trading forex or other threads with nothing but past posted trades.

 

We should assume that on any free forum we will always have to shift through a mountain of buschwa to find value.

 

In the meantime if anybody knows a forum that is better managed or contains more information please let us know. For sure it aint ET, Mikes or T2W.

 

In the meantime, thanks TW.

 

cheers

 

UB

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thank you, I missed that

 

solved

 

TW

 

Hi Wiz,

 

You weren't meant to remove the image with the descriptions, just the broker hyperlink underneath!

 

Without the image, the thread now has absolutely no point of reference; it is a signpost to nowhere, like something from Baudrillard's worst nightmares . . .

 

Please can you restore the image? If I don't have the chart from the opening post how will I know whether to define myself as a Bull or a Shark or a Squirrel or a Smurf, or whatever those helpful classifications were?

 

Or . . . why not just remove this whole pointless, meaningless, rambling thread?

 

BlueHorseshoe

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Hi Wiz,

 

You weren't meant to remove the image with the descriptions, just the broker hyperlink underneath!

 

Without the image, the thread now has absolutely no point of reference; it is a signpost to nowhere, like something from Baudrillard's worst nightmares . . .

 

Please can you restore the image? If I don't have the chart from the opening post how will I know whether to define myself as a Bull or a Shark or a Squirrel or a Smurf, or whatever those helpful classifications were?

 

Or . . . why not just remove this whole pointless, meaningless, rambling thread?

 

BlueHorseshoe

 

 

I think u andwered your own question there

 

TW

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I did. But more importantly, I also questioned my own answer :)

 

BlueHorseshoe

 

:) fair enough

 

I would have not allow it if noticed the scam.....I missed it, but because of the activity, decided to let it run still

 

Let's try to be constructive

 

Thanks

 

TW

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Maybe I am missing something but I could not find a quiz anywhere on this thread. Was it removed?

 

Yes, the quiz was removed.

 

It was a quiz to help you decide what kind of animal you are: a Shark, a Bull, a Squirrel, or a pug-faced seal cub destined to be clubbed over the head and made into a nice hat . . .

 

'Cos that's really why you came to a TRADING FORUM, isn't it - to find out what kind of animal you were?

 

You want one more chance? Get dressed. I'll show you my charts.

 

BlueHorseshoe

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Yes, the quiz was removed.

 

It was a quiz to help you decide what kind of animal you are: a Shark, a Bull, a Squirrel, or a pug-faced seal cub destined to be clubbed over the head and made into a nice hat . . .

 

'Cos that's really why you came to a TRADING FORUM, isn't it - to find out what kind of animal you were?

 

 

 

BlueHorseshoe

 

Is there any other reason?

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Knowing what type of animal you are is great for storytelling, but in the reality of trading the markets do not care and will take your money just the same.

 

The market is fair. Sometimes you get to enjoy a bounty and sometimes you get held down over a barrel and get relentlessly taken advantage of. Most traders, though, are traumatized by the latter and have difficulty with the future. Few traders learn that the boning you get is only figurative. The market doesn't only take money from you.

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The market is fair. Sometimes you get to enjoy a bounty and sometimes you get held down over a barrel and get relentlessly taken advantage of. Most traders, though, are traumatized by the latter and have difficulty with the future. Few traders learn that the boning you get is only figurative. The market doesn't only take money from you.

 

 

Right, I was saying that if you are worried about your trading animal character then you are probably losing money.

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