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Subject:  FAQ, ver. 3.142857 Date:  3/16/2005  7:39 PM
Author:  pkrfan48 Number:  37192 of 46904

Foolish Collective FAQ

I've decided to attempt to write an FAQ, I'll probably leave a lot of stuff out, so if you need to add anything please do.

Also most of the FAQ is take from Admiral's FAQ.

1. What is the Foolish Collective and what is its mission?
It is a true Collective of Fools learning how to research companies and build an investment portfolio(s) together. It is a subset of The Motley Fool and accordingly the Foolish Collective's overall mission is to help TMF “Educate, Amuse and Enrich”. It is respectful, tolerant, nurturing and inclusive of all persons and ideas. It welcomes both experienced and beginner investors alike. It particularly encourages beginners to become involved in a safe environment. It also encourages all to have some fun in their research and online relationships with each other.

2. How did the Foolish Collective get its name?

The Foolish Collective originated as the RM Seminar Grads March 2001 board. At the beginning it started much like many seminar boards as a place to continue seminar homework and research. It then became more organized with several Fools setting the tenor and standards for posters on the board. Not wishing to discourage those Fools who had not taken the RM Seminar and to differentiate ourse