activities while waiting on a setup?

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Old Dec 18, 2008, 4:23am   #1
 
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activities while waiting on a setup?

Hi all, I am new to trading and have been trying to day trade based on a system which uses the ADX indicator. I usually get fed up after about an hour of dud's and miss the good opportunity when it comes along. Is there any activity that traders usually undertake while waiting on a setup or waiting to close out a position so that i don't fall asleep out of boredom?
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Old Dec 18, 2008, 4:24am   #2
 
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Old Dec 18, 2008, 4:48am   #3
 
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get some gym equipment like a bike or stepper, position it near your charts and voila ....
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Old Dec 18, 2008, 1:18pm   #4
 
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Very important thread... it drives me nuts waiting to get in and out if i am doing short term stuff... I tend to just eat / sunbathe / surf on other sites ...

My personal favorite time killers are:

Chicken fried rice
Duck and boiled rice with stock soup
tuna sandwich
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Old Dec 18, 2008, 1:30pm   #5
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Err, ahem...

Eating because you're bored can have pretty life altering consequences mate...

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I mean, don't forget this natural progression if beer in conjunction WITH the munchies takes over:


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But then again, there is always this:


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Old Dec 18, 2008, 1:37pm   #6
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Keeping things in perspective is no end useful in helping discipline along nicely.

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Old Dec 18, 2008, 1:37pm   #7
 
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Where did you get that photo of me ?????
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Old Dec 18, 2008, 1:39pm   #8
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Old Dec 18, 2008, 1:44pm   #9
 
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yeah... see the second one in.. she's a bloke ... I should know I shagged em all.... lol
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Old Dec 18, 2008, 2:16pm   #10
 
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