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After several weeks of posting drivel here I've come to realize the true spirit in which IFK founded this board. It was to point out the utter futility of a posting reward system to TMF. Did they listen??? No!!!! I sought to ask myself what the utility in the star system was for finding useful posts. MizBlue's 2 month rise to Gold proves that as long as you are pleasant and have time on your hands you can say what you want and earn your stars. No offense Blue, I for one enjoy your multiple posts. What of recs? I thought recs sepparated the trivial multiposter from the serious. WRONG AGAIN. This board has really taught me otherwise. I can post ANYTHING here and get a least ONE rec. In fact too many recs might tip people off on other boards that I'm getting my recs here. There is a danger that they would in turn percieve this to be "false recs" Thus my reputation is tarnished and nobody believes what I say anymoreWhat of the number of Fools who love FoolX? I have a fair number of luvies. Why??? All I ever post is stupid ?'s from a guy with no education in business or economics struggling to become an investor? Why would anyone in their right mind rec me or fav me??? Why Why Why? I looked carefully at my own luvie list and noticed that over half of the folks on the list haven't posted anything on any board I read in months....Some of them have probably changed their names or left these boards for good. I conclude that luvies are mainly a surrogate for how many different boards you post on and how long you've been around. How then to tell a quality poster from a driveler? Unfortunately there is no short cut. One MUST read each and every post. No other way. I hereby request that TMF just give Moonbucks, Dreamer, Palmer, Norm, WRG, Fooelle, Tymmo, Pat, Barb, and all the other posters of useful posts their gold stars NOW!!!Once again do NOT under any circumstances rec this post.Unless you feel you must.-Mark
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