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Old May 22, 2009, 1:06pm   #91
 
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What trading experience does one need to say that whining about lack of quality whilst calling a large percentage of the traders who visit the site gormless isn't going to help matters? The reason T2W is crap is because once you read what valuable information there is in the archives (and there is a decent amount), you're left with people asking how many millions of pounds they could make in the next two weeks if they started spreadbetting for half an hour a day, using someone else's system of eighteen different indicators in order to save them the trouble of any sort of thought or effort whatsoever. If it's not them, it's vendors, and if it's not vendors it's smug put-downs from people who think they have some divine right to be dismissive just because their dad plays golf with the mayor.

Every time I ask a genuine trading-related question, I get no replies (with the exception of everyonerich's unique brand of utter sh!te), but start a thread about planes on treadmills for a bit of fun and it turns into a 50-page saga. Yes, I can be a bit of a ****, but tbh the only thing T2W is good for is blowing off steam/leveling idiots.
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What trading experience does one need to say that whining about lack of quality whilst calling a large percentage of the traders who visit the site gormless isn't going to help matters? The reason T2W is crap is because once you read what valuable information there is in the archives (and there is a decent amount), you're left with people asking how many millions of pounds they could make in the next two weeks if they started spreadbetting for half an hour a day, using someone else's system of eighteen different indicators in order to save them the trouble of any sort of thought or effort whatsoever. If it's not them, it's vendors, and if it's not vendors it's smug put-downs from people who think they have some divine right to be dismissive just because their dad plays golf with the mayor.

Every time I ask a genuine trading-related question, I get no replies (with the exception of everyonerich's unique brand of utter sh!te), but start a thread about planes on treadmills for a bit of fun and it turns into a 50-page saga. Yes, I can be a bit of a ****, but tbh the only thing T2W is good for is blowing off steam/leveling idiots.
i couldnt say it better myself
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Old May 22, 2009, 1:18pm   #93
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from what i see ends up happening is guys get sick of it and end up opening their own sites. at the end of the day the only way something along the lines of a forum\ community without the junk is to go at it alone and control access.. but then again you would end up with less fun because these forums are full of crap makes them a highlight of the day.. i mean reading about someones 100% winner system that makes him a consistent 300% a month and he just happens to be selling it is entertaining
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Old May 22, 2009, 1:18pm   #94
 
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not at all. i'm more than happy to chat with anyone but the few times i have bothered to on here you get it back in your face from a load of mongs who have just opened their 1st SB a/c, are going to be massive traders in 10 years and know better than you. by no means am i perfect, i know this, but what i have is experince that i'm willing to share if i have the time/inclination but am not going to waste my time with those that say they want to but then just have a go instead.
As has been said, at the moment, all the serious threads are eithered ignore or get a few decent posts then 10p per pip boy appears and puts everyone's back up with a smart ass comment and another thread is lost to the playground.
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you seem to have a bee in your bonnet about something here pal. i'll let you focus on getting it out. seeing as though it's rubbish today I might go and get long.
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Old May 22, 2009, 1:21pm   #96
 
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you seem to have a bee in your bonnet about something here pal. i'll let you focus on getting it out. seeing as though it's rubbish today I might go and get long.
Ha no bee really, just a very, very slow day. Morning was good, then it just died, did the cash markets close early today and nobody told me...
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As has been said, at the moment, all the serious threads are eithered ignore or get a few decent posts then 10p per pip boy appears and puts everyone's back up with a smart ass comment and another thread is lost to the playground.
if you are making money, and you post something to have someone post something that touches a sensitive spot. do you really care? unless you are trying to make a name for yourself
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you seem to have a bee in your bonnet about something here pal. i'll let you focus on getting it out. seeing as though it's rubbish today I might go and get long.
Gooseman, if this was meant for me, i was agreeing with you, I'm quite sure you not SBing, given the fact that I'm sure you deal in swaps etc (although i may have the wrong instrument but I'm sure it's not 10p cable!!!)
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half day in US but that is same as europe close. holiday monday and half of europe off yesterday and seem to have taken today off too. option expiries today however. could be fun especially in US 10 year.
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Gooseman, if this was meant for me, i was agreeing with you, I'm quite sure you not SBing, given the fact that I'm sure you deal in swaps etc (although i may have the wrong instrument but I'm sure it's not 10p cable!!!)
it wasn't aimed at you mate
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half day in US but that is same as europe close. holiday monday and half of europe off yesterday and seem to have taken today off too. option expiries today however. could be fun especially in US 10 year.
See, stuff like this is far more like it. I would love it if the 10yr could break 120010 convincingly, or at least turn around and poop the other way... anything but this tripe.
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Long bank holiday weekend coming - but still plenty of time for silliness in FX.

Btw - stop being so bloody touchy - comments weren't aimed at you. And anyway - I reckon posting here for like 5 years earns me the right to an opinion. And I stand by what I said. The robot buyers are muppets, the robot sellers are scumbags, and the 1 min scalpers who can't see it's just blind luck are at best just plain daft.

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Long bank holiday weekend coming - but still plenty of time for silliness in FX.

Btw - stop being so bloody touchy - comments weren't aimed at you. And anyway - I reckon posting here for like 5 years earns me the right to an opinion. And I stand by what I said. The robot buyers are muppets, the robot sellers are scumbags, and the 1 min scalpers who can't see it's just blind luck are at best just plain daft.

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Fair enough; I was bullied as a girl, maybe that explains it. I don't believe that scalping the ladders is blind luck though, watching experienced people pull and adjust orders as well as their hit % tells me it's a whole lot more than that. But yeah, scalping off a 1min chart would be pretty dumb imo.

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