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The Fool's bond board is so superior to M*'s, there's no comparison, but I'll be dropping out, too. $4.95/month is a nuisance fee that needs to be protested by walking.

Excuse me for commenting, but the cost is not necessarily $4.95 a month. If you sign up before 2/14, the cost is $29.95 for 24 months, just $1.25 a month.

High quality discussion boards aren't something that websites create. Posters create the aggrieves me to have to pay for something that I'm partly creating.

Based on everything I am reading, advertising revenues are down everywhere. Someone must pay, and if advertisers are no longer paying all the freight, then the users must pay a small part of the cost. MF has had two employee layoffs in an attempt to keep from charging.

I am certainly willing to pay $29.95 for the priviledge of reading the quality posts on this board and other MF discussion boards for the next 24 months. I hope the quality posters will join me in paying to keep this and other boards the helpful, informative sources they have been.

Disclosure - I am not an employee or anything else with MF. I am just a user who knows a good thing when I see it, and will not help destroy it by leaving.

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