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November 30, 2012 – Comments (4) | RELATED TICKERS: AMD

Sadly, all four years of my picks, score leaders,snarky taunts and clever comments have evaporated into the grand ether of the net today. I broke The Motley Fool's back end software by accumulating in excess of 16,000 picks, so the IT gods have re-set my profile, erased my 4,000 or so points, and I begin my Sisyphean task all over again with a symbolic 16 picks - just three orders of magnitude away from blowing it all up again!

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#1) On December 03, 2012 at 1:44 PM, TSIF (99.97) wrote:

Ouch!!  I didn't know about the 16,000 "pick limit"...good thing I "slowed down" the past year!  ;)

Guess no one tested for that!  Too bad they couldn't just erase your last 8,000 or so and let you keep rolling!

good luck on the restart!!! 


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#2) On December 11, 2012 at 5:24 PM, LifeScientist (< 20) wrote:

Wow, that's extremely rude and arbitrary of Motley Fool.  Your experience is NOT an incentive for me to join up premium.


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#3) On December 11, 2012 at 5:32 PM, LifeScientist (< 20) wrote:

Just call yourself "HDTV..." but you hardly seem to be covering the industry and red thumbing STV and YOKU, the latter two both potential China growth stories. Your position??

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#4) On December 20, 2012 at 5:28 PM, HDTVBG (< 20) wrote:

Thanks TSIF, looks like you've only got a total of 4,000 cumulative picks so you are good for a long while yet, hopefully they'll fix this long before you approach the limit.

Motley Fool was neither rude nor arbitrary LifeScientist, their support folk worked with me, were very apologetic, and only did the reset after I consented.

While HDTVBG does accurately describe the main area of interest in my real life professional endeavors, here on Motley Fool I am mostly a momentum trader of individual movers both up and down without regard to my long term outlook on the efficacy of an industry or sector.

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