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which appear to be the 2020 implementation of a 1990 bulletin board.

I have the most confused feeling that this is 100% true. Imagine old bulletin board software that is screen-scraped by some web-enabling software from 1996 and wrapped into html for the web. After 20 years, this is what I believe we are using. (This totally fits the origins of the Fool as a small part of AOL, competitor to Compuserve, btw) And it leaves me very confused as to "Why?"

About two-and-a-half years ago they reorganized these board in a very large way. They took all the board posts for companies that were supported across services and merged those boards into a single board, each one renamed something like the "premium board" for "XYZ"...

But that probably required someone using SQL to pull all those posts out, renumber them, delete the duplicates (ticker guides would post links to the same article in each board for each service)...

WHY, o' WHY didn't they use that data to migrate to something else?? ? ? ?
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