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WSO User GuidelinesPlease read in the WSO User Guidelines in detail before posting to WSO....
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Wharton: Financial Modelling CourseHey guys, I wanted to ask your opinion on starting [this](https://www.coursera.org/specializations/wharton-business-financial-modeling) coursera MOOC on financial modelling. I have no background in the area, since I am a law grad trying to pivot into finance. I expect to have some asset management/...
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Holiday Greeting Email EtiquetteHey Monkeys, I was thinking of sending a short "happy new years, thank you for ____" type of thing to people I had coffee with. Is this acceptable? Or does it seem too desperate. Cheers! Happy new years....
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Required Good Or Reliable 70-410 Exam Study Material I am very concerned about my preparation of the Microsoft 70-410 exam, I have too little time for preparation, here is someone who Suggest me the best educational material that helps me to prepare my exam in a short time and I succeed it in the first try. ...
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How to become a CEOWhat do you guys think are the most important factors to becoming a CEO? Do you think education is the most important thing? Do you think the easiest way to becoming a CEO is just to be a founder of a company, that way you don't need education at all?...
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How can WSO Get Better?Dearest Fellow Primates, It's been a while since I reached out and asked for advice, so I thought I would take the time now to explain what we've done recently, what we're working on and see how we could make the site better for YOU. ### Design So we just changed this to a tabbed design with icon...
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Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot-CampFinancial modeling is a skill that any investment banking analyst will have to master. Although the majority of investment banks and other financial firms now have formal training programs, many students and prospective finance professionals are choosing to enroll in self-study financial modeling tr...
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Is WSO serving its purpose still?deletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedelete...
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Create a "Politics" forum separate from "Off Topic"There are many threads on WSO which are purely politics and likely this will only intensify over the next few years leading up to the Presidential election. Could we please create a new Politics forum which is separate from "Off Topic" and focus all of the pure political discussion there?...
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How To Make Use Of Property Management Edinburgh?I have around 10 properties in Edinburgh, and trust me, managing them all is a tough job. I recently came to know about certain letting agents offering best property management Edinburgh. I was skeptical at first but after knowing about the benefits of property management, I immediately gave it a gr...
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Congratulations and Thank You - Get Ready for Your WSO Resume ReviewCongratulations on your purchase of the famous WSO Resume Review! You are in great hands and we can't wait to get started. In order for us to get started and assign you a professional reviewer, we need you to do two things: 1. Fill out this questionnaire in detail: http://www.wallstreetoasis.co...
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Stop merging old threads@WallStreetOasis.com" @AndyLouis" There's an increasing amount of merged threads. Illustratively, a popular thread like [Ain't Nothing But A Peanut: Maintaining Your Best Health](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/aint-nothing-but-a-peanut-maintaining-your-best-health) will have an entirely d...
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Which is the best training centre for a Python course?Can anyone suggest me which is the best training center & easiest way to learn python? Please recommend me......
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Suggestion on the banner up topThe banner at the top of the page that displays Resources, Community, Services etc. is too close to the thing directly underneath from where you click which forum you want to go to (IB, PE, HF, etc.). I might just be the only one clumsy enough for this but every time I go to click on an area of the ...
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Company Database redesign - Years in Industry and with CompanyThe old design of the compensation database used to have two additional info: years in industry and years with company. Please bring those back if possible as they are extremely relevant; without them the salaries aren't too informative....
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Advanced Excel training in SingaporeWhere can I take the Advanced Excel training in Singapore? ...
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Notifications are broken for silver bananas I noticed that I'm not getting notifications for silver bananas. Replies are still working properly though....
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Post mash-upsI was checking in on WSO after awhile, and I noticed that some of my more popular posts / comments have been edited and added to various compilations / mashups to the point that the original post is not really "mine" anymore. I don't mind my post getting included in some compilation, but it would b...
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French Version of WSOHi (french-)guys, just a quick question: Does a WSO-like forum in French exist, where the content is more Paris/France focused? I'm researching for finance-jobs there and having some insight through such forum would be a huge help. Thanks in advance....
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How to cancel WSO Company Database subscription?Can one of the admins please tell me how to cancel my subscription to the company database? I've been getting billed monthly and my interview (which I used the database for) was 4 months ago....
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Anybody actively using Quest / ResearchMonitor / Priory Solutions / OneLog / EOS ?Greetings, My manager and I are looking at a number of different products/platforms that would mesh with Sharepoint and in particular FITS do a range of things including but not limited to: • Simplify and reduce what we researchers have to type into Sharepoint in regards to requests • Simplify...
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Best podcasts related to financeHi fellow monkeys, I have been struggling to find good podcasts related to finance. My main interests are on M&A/PE/Equities investing. Open to any suggestion. Thanks!...
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QuickBooks Online Support USA +1 866-662-5999The online applications such as the QuickBooks automatically save several files on your system so that they can work efficiently. They can, however, face minor problems using the software. It is suggested to clear the browsing history and to refresh the firmware. If you are unable to remove the temp...
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Feature Request: PollsIt would be great to have single select and multi select polls. Particularly useful for threads asking for suggestions or rankings etc. ...
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Products or database features relating to Corporate Governance, Shareholder Activism, Activism Advisory, etc.I provide research support to all my firm's industry groups, IB, trading, restructuring, activism, infrastructure, real estate, private clients, etc. We have a wide range of products and databases that address transaction data, industry-level research, equity research and such, but I'm always on th...
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ArbJournal.com - anyone here a subscriber?Anybody on WSO subscribed to ArbJournal? http://arbjournal.com/ Am finishing up a trial with them. Wondering if anyone has had the ArbJournal product long-term and would care to share any thoughts on how good or bad they might come across in their M&A coverage. In addition, I'm always looking fo...
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GMAT and CAIA prep. Hi guys, trying to decide whether it is worth trying to take both GMAT and CAIA at the same time. Previous GMAT score was in low 600's about 5 months ago (stopped preparing after that). CAIA - i have an undergraduate degree in finance with 4.0, but no experience with the test. I can dedicate al...
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HEC Paris Summer School Mergers and Acquisitions.Hi guys, recent grad here. I recently got into M&A summer school in HEC Paris. I was wondering if any of you have gone through the program and wanted to hear reviews and how selective is this program. There are just a few reviews over the internet and i was wondering if there is any value in attendi...
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Obtaining high level finance internship (Summer 2019)Hello, my goal is to obtain a high level finance (wall street finance - not corporate-) internship for the summer of 2019. I just finished my first year at a non target state school however due to an abundance of transfer credit, I am technically considered a sophomore going into my junior year. ...
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Why should you opt for SuiteCRM Real Estate Agent?The most important and the basic idea behind selecting SuiteCRM Real Estate. Why every individual should select SuiteCRM. What are the advantages...
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Job PostingsHave had a few people from WSO PM me and talked to them on the phone and they all seemed more competent than the general population I tend to hire from. Would love to see a job posting sub forum type thing posted here as I think it would add tremendous value to the community. Plus I'm sure posters h...
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Getting startedhey guys, I am currently finishing high school and I have started reading quite a few books on investing and economics in general. I have been reading these books with no clear order on the topics. I would like to know what resources would you suggest that teach the basics of the market and teach m...
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Ebolamonkey and Clickbait Threads### Ebolamonkey I usually don't have a problem with people on the site but ebolamonkey has pushed the envelope too much. He keeps messaging me links to his site/youtube that I'm sure some of the other frequent users have received. This is really starting to get annoying and I have since blocked hi...
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Bookmarks not working?I looked at the FAQ to make sure I'm not screwing this up, but I am not seeing any of the individual replies within a thread that I bookmarked showing up in 'My Bookmarks' under my profile. Am I doing this wrong somehow? Is there an option to page through bookmarks similar to how you can page throu...
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Which one is best?Life insurance policies are of two types: whole life insurance, term life insurance (also called endowment life insurance). Which one policy is best term life insurance or whole life insurance. ...
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UI bug on I phoneGetting an annoying UI bug with this site on safari on my iPhone 8 (os version 11.2.6) where when I reply to comments and click cancel to go reread the thread the scroll stops going all the way (and instead I have to drag the screen each time which is totally unworkable with long threads), and if I ...
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WSO Silver Banana Trophy By now nearly everyone who filled out the form with their address should have received it (a few international shipments still may be on the way). Do you qualify for a trophy but never received a message from me? If you have 1,000+ banana points but missed the message and email from me, we'd love ...
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New WSO Thread Scores & More UpdatesDearest Primates, So I wanted to give you a quick update on the 'Scoring" you see all around the site that you see next to threads (under the SB icon) on All REcent Content, Popular Block and all the forum containers as well as some of the other changes we've been making around the site. ####New WS...
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WSO - 12 Year Anniversary - Damn, I'm OldSo LinkedIn just reminded me that WSO has officially turned 12... this is insane to me. What were you doing in 2005? Damn...time flies. -Patrick...
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Spoken English courseEnglish is the most important language. It is necessary in our life, in foreign country all people speak English but in India people are facing difficulty in speaking English so. This spoken English course is playing important role in our life. In school students are avoiding to speak [English spoke...
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Company reviews clogging up message boardsWhy is each new company review being posted to a message board like its a new topic? On some boards it fills up over half of the new topics, which makes it extremely annoying to sort through posts. I used to respond to posts on the AM forum when it was easy to sort through, but I've stopped doing it...
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Ross Undergrad DecisionsAre there still people waiting to hear back from Ross at Michigan? I got accepted into LSA on 3/30. I’ve heard rumors that yesterday was the last wave so I’m kinda concerned....
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New WSO Design ChangesDearest Primates, you may have noticed that we recently have been trying to make some design improvements on WSO, so wanted to list some of them that have been pushed live and some to expect in the near future to get all of your feedback (on what has been done and things we may not be thinking abou...
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Acronyms We need a spot on this forum to look up acronyms. I have no idea what many of these stand for. In fact, within the last five minutes I saw SA and IBD. What are these? Senior Analyst and Investment Banking Division? ...
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Should I transfer to NYU as an Economics major or stay at Fordham University as a Finance major? (starting in spring 2017)**REALLY URGENT AND I REALLY DO APPRECIATE YOUR HELP AND INPUT!! : ** I'm currently studying finance at Fordham University but I haven't really liked it much during my time here and I also want to get my degree from a more prestigious university, so I applied for a transfer and was accepted into NYU...
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Is the WSP Financial Modeling Premium Package more thorough than the 3-Day Boot Camp?I have been considering getting the WSP Financial Modeling Premium Package or attending a boot camp. Is the Premium Package more thorough than the 3-day Boot Camps? I ask because WSP states that I should expect to take 70-90 hours to finish the Premium Package, which is impossible to fit into a 3-da...
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Real Estate - Real estate forum I would suggest that WSO consider creating a Real Estate forum separate and distinct from "Private Equity," "Asset Management," and "Investment Banking"--where a number of real estate questions seem to currently pop up....
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Measuring Distance for Categorical DataIn this post, we will talk about measuring distance for categorical observations. Categorical dimensions can always be translated into numeric dimensions, and numeric distance metrics continue to be meaningful. However, Data Analytics purely categorical observations there are some special metrics wh...
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ACCA Exam Structure and PatternACCA doesn’t have a single definite pattern for all of its exams. Broadly the entire ACCA Exam Structure and Pattern are divided into different levels and modules and the ACCA Course pattern varies with them and within them. Let’s try to understand it from the beginning. ACCA Modules and Levels:...
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Thank you for subscribing to WSO's Push Notifications**What can you expect?** We will always respect your time and message you once per week (max) with only the best deal/s or best content. Stay tuned and thanks for subscribing! Patrick *Chief Monkey & Founder*...
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General Questions from a University of South Carolina Undergraduate Business studentGoing to have to edit this because WSO doesn't let me delete comments. Rather inconvienent but that's life. ...
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Congratulations and Thank You - Get Ready for Your 20 Minute Wall St Mentor SessionCongratulations on your purchase of the Wall St Mentor 20 Minute Session! If you do not get follow up instructions or a welcome e-mail in 5-10 minutes, please follow these steps: 1. Check your spam folder 2. Check your e-mail server settings to make sure you can get e-mails from [email protected]
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Can we ban binary bankerHe is racist against ASCII see his sig and the girl in his avatar is unappropriate for the high school studnets like me ty...
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Remove ability to change usernameQuite simply, there are a minority of users - some legitimate, some trolls - that seem to constantly change their usernames. It is detrimental to the site overall for people to be able to do this and avoid being put in the context of their previous opinions. You also should not be able to create soc...
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Which the best decision for my long term careerHi everyone, I am a guy of 25 years. Since July I started an internship at PwC, in line of service risk assurance. What we are dealing with in most of the time is audit support. That is, we perform testing on the system of internal control of the customers. These controls are ITGC (IT environments),...
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Problems Posting on iPhoneIt's gotten nearly impossible to reply to a post on WSO using iPhone 7 and the Chrome app (latest version). The problem is both with typing a reply into the box as well as submitting that reply. I've tried clearing cache Please fix...
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User Profile Pictures are Useless Right Now.Please fix this—photos are shrunken and blurred out to the point of unintelligibility. Profile photos in comments look like squares of multicolored pixels....
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Value Chain Analysis CommunityMy team and I sat down together and conducted a brainstorming regarding Value Chains, and came to the conclusion that there are no value chain/supply chain communities - only a variation of trends and practices. With all that's been going on in the world right now (BEPS, Paradise Papers, transparenc...
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Free Punp and DumpHello, Pump and Dump has reached out to me and asked for me to start a thread on him getting unbanned. I’m not sure of the number of unique IPs visiting this website per day, but the more activity the better is my motto personally. I enjoy the website but I feel many days the content is lacking a...
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WSO should create a Slack channel The title says it all. Messaging apps are taking over, many communities shift to Slack for the benefit of quick Q&A and real time discussions. I've been a member of one Data Science community on Slack and it has been very successful reaching more than 7k users in a year. Given that WSO probably has ...
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Consulting Forum Is Messed UpThe consulting forum is flooded with all these automated posts that reflect someone leaving a salary or a company review. Why in the world are these showing up in the forum? They're totally irrelevant to most discussions, you can't even post in it, and it makes the overall forum look dead. Why not h...
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Valuation forumNot sure if this has come up before, but I feel like WSO would benefit from a forum dedicated to valuation issues. Not neutered CFA-specific AnalystForum stuff, but real-world questions about best practices. I know most of the readership here is just trying to launch their career, but there are en...
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WSO Site Speed - Just jumped back on CDNFellow Primates, just wanted to check with you and give you the heads up that we just moved the site to a CDN , so if you could give me any impressions on site speed over the next few days, that would be much appreciated! Thank you, Patrick...
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Start a Quantitative ForumRank schools or provide feedback on computational/mathematical/data science type degree programs, not many people frequent quantnet.com, and given the traffic to this site it would be a great boost to people seeking resources on these types of programs. I really don't see the downside other than lac...
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Should we get a Quant Finance forum?I know that there are other websites for it but the people on those forums are all angry math majors with no real understanding of the financial world, and are also likely virgins. I think that, especially since we've seen topics about CS from people who still want to do finance, it might be a good...
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Problems getting to view video on WSO guides?So I have a few of the wso guides but it doesn't allow me to click on the videos that are in the guides. I'm guessing that they were just screenshots that were put into the guide. @WallStreetOasis.com" @AndyLouis" do you mind redirecting me to what videos are most pertinent and supplemental to th...
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Congratulations and Thank You - Get Ready for Your WSO Cover Letter ReviewCongratulations on your purchase of the famous WSO Cover Letter Review! You are in great hands and we can't wait to get started. In order for us to get started and assign you a professional reviewer, we need you to do two things: 1. Fill out this questionnaire in detail: https://www.wallstreeto...
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Suggestions for incoming BB S&T SAI'll be starting at a BB this summer for Sales and Trading. My rotations will be for exclusively sales desks. I have a good chunk of time before my internship starts so I feel as though I should be preparing. As an econ major with essentially no background in any types of products, markets or techni...
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Recent Site UpdateAfter the recent site update, there have been a bunch of bugs/errors thrown. 1) Threads are showing multiple pages (sometimes 10+) with minimal comments (...
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Invest Like the Street Program?Has anyone heard of the Invest Like the Street Program? I am a current undergrad looking for online classes to better my modeling skills, and I saw an ad for this program on LinkedIn. Outside of their own website I cannot find much of anything about the company/program. The website is below: https:...
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WSO appears to have deleted my postI think everyone should be aware that, as far as I can tell, WSO removed a post of mine. I for one would like to know why. I posted to the Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot-Camp thread, [here](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/financial-valuation-modeling-boot-camp): I made my post at 12:...
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BEFORE you post a rant and get useless advice...Think about how WSOers can best help you! If you got a few offers for school/work... congrats that you can now brag a little! But don't just ask us to rank prestige for you, please? Get best advice by giving good context in clean bullet formats! Useful context can include your background or prefer...
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Can you kill the clickbait-y pictures / links?Can you please stop putting the cheesy / clickbait-y pictures and links to forum topics in the footer? It makes the site feel less credible and more spammy....
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Have an Undergraduate Business School Forum apart from the Graduate Business School + GMAT ForumI see so many undergraduate business school threads on the Business School + GMAT Forum, and I don't know if they necessarily belong there. It would be so much better for both undergraduates and post-graduates to have their own threads. Thanks!...
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O&G, Energy, Commodities, News/Podcast Suggestions?Hey guys, I am just curious for those of you who are into energy markets, and more specifically O&G are listening to/reading. Most of the threads on this topic on WSO at the moment are dated (mostly pre-crash RIP). So I was wondering if anyone found any new gems down the pipe. Currently I mostly l...
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Following list@WallStreetOasis.com" I know that we can see the people who we follow but I have noticed there isn't any way we can see the list of people who follows us?...
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Image upload testimg upload testing...
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WSO jump to SSLSorry, WSO was down for a bit over the last hour or so... we just made the jump to SSL to make the site more secure. Thanks, Patrick...
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New WSO Home Page Redesign is Live!Hey guys, as you can probably tell, we just released a dramatically different version of the home page. It still needs some polishing now that we can see it on live with real updated / data, but by and large, what we did was the following: 1. For logged out visitors, we tried to focus more on get...
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200,000 Threads + Millions of Comments on WSO - The Merge & Purge ProjectJust wanted to give Nick, our resident Excel guru, a big shout out for helping us merge and purge thousands upon thousands of discussions over the 10+ year history of WSO. Below is a sneak peak into what he has been doing for the past 6 months. We have at least another year to go before we could e...
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Quoting issueThe quoting feature is messed up. When I quote someone's post, it adds all this text about "I am flagging to report this content as..." and "Spam exists only to promote..." etc etc. I keep having to manually remove all this extra text every time I quote...
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New Moderator Tools on WSOSo as some of the registered members may have noticed, we have just pushed live a new set of moderator tools... modeled after the genius way Stack Overflow moderates their community. So basically, before we had a "report violation" link on every piece of content that would send the content to a ta...
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Dowtrader system, free algorithm signalsAre you familiar with financial products such as CFDs, futures and options? In search for a high profit, no high or hidden costs and everything in your own control? Then you should check out the profits of Dowtrader at www . dowjones-trader . com ...
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WSO: What Do You Hate and/or Love?Dearest Fellow Primates...I feel like it's time for another assessment on WSO and hear from you where you think we should be focusing our efforts the most. Before we talk about where we should go, let's recap what we have done recently: #### New Server & Software This past Saturday we upgraded ou...
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Percentile and RankHow often are the banana point rankings and percentiles updated? I've been at the same number for a couple weeks and I was just curious to see how much I've posted compared to other users. Also, it would be cool to see the users above and below you in points when you click rank in addition to the t...
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Congratulations and Thank You - Get Ready for Your WSO Resume and Cover Letter ReviewsCongratulations on your purchase of the famous WSO Resume and Cover Letter Review Package! You are in great hands and we can't wait to get started. In order for us to get started and assign you a professional reviewer, we need you to do two things: 1. Fill out this questionnaire in detail: http...
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Congratulations and Thank You - Get Ready for Your 5 Hour Wall St Mentor Session + Resume ReviewCongratulations on your purchase of the Wall St Mentor 5 Hour Session Package which includes a WSO Resume Review (or an extra hour session, up to you)! If you do not get follow up instructions or a welcome e-mail in 5-10 minutes, please follow these steps: 1. Check your spam folder 2. Check your...
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Congratulations and Thank You - Get Ready for Your 3 Hours of Wall St Mentor SessionsCongratulations on your purchase of the Wall St Mentor 3 Hours Session Package! If you do not get follow up instructions or a welcome e-mail in 5-10 minutes, please follow these steps: 1. Check your spam folder 2. Check your e-mail server settings to make sure you can get e-mails from [email protected]
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Congratulations and Thank You - Get Ready for Your 1 Hour Wall St Mentor SessionCongratulations on your purchase of the Wall St Mentor 1 Hour Session! If you do not get follow up instructions or a welcome e-mail in 5-10 minutes, please follow these steps: 1. Check your spam folder 2. Check your e-mail server settings to make sure you can get e-mails from [email protected]
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Why does the chat even exist? Dead af@AndyLouis" , @WallStreetOasis.com" . Self-explanatory. Forums are much more popular. Irritating little black bug at the corner of my screen....
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Deleting CommentsAll dudes and dudettes should have the option of deleting one of their own comments in addition to editing it (with the usual caveat that it hasn't been quoted yet). This would remove a lot of clutter on the site, where bros accidentally double post and such. OP's can already do this for the OP itse...
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Mark Read buttonCan a 'Mark Read' button be added to the forum so users can clear out the 'x new' counts on threads without having to access every single one?...
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Consultancy in BangaloreLayoffs raining good news for the Start up industry ! ! Globalization means lots to us and that does not matters to two thirds of the population in the world and at no time in the history of the universe has the cancellation of Christmas orders in California meant layoffs in India. A recession is ve...
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Which one is best Airbnb or CorporateHousingByOwnerI want to rent out my home in Austin; Please suggest me a good website where I can list my home to find a best and high paying tenant. I have checked two websites Airbnb and CHBO which one you suggest? CHBO is paid but still I think I should go for it what do you suggest?...
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Should I transfer to NYU as an Economic major or Northeastern as a Finance major? [Urgent, making decision very soon] I’m currently at a private school studying finance but really don’t like it here at all and so I applied as a transfer to Northeastern and NYU. I was accepted into Northeastern’s business school as a finance major and to NYU as an economics major. In the grand scheme of things, I’m looking t...
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