I would like to mention (for what it is worth!) that I really like the ability to drag/drop or copy/paste graphics and pics, etc direct into the dialog box! It saves a lot of time and effort. You can even drop them direct from another web page without even having to save them first! Maybe I use this more than the average poster, but it is so easy and effortless compared with the old version!
Also, I really like the side by side preview, I am terrible at typos and it is so easy to quickly read through and adjust/amend a post before posting.
The site also seems a lot more stable and I don’t lose my writings before I manage to post them like I used to (which was probably an anti-waffle filter anyway! )
But in my opinion the site has still lost a sense of belonging, community and status that we were used to. It seems the proportion of posts from brokers, commercial interests and Newbies now far outweighs the input from seasoned, experienced and useful traders. I wonder why that is?
Previously it was possible to see immediately from a post whether the poster was a long term poster or a newbie and one soon got to know who was worth listening to and who was a waste of time in spite of numerous posts. But that is not so clear any more. The miniscule avatars, lack of titles and lack of joining date/post numbers, means every poster is in the same class. OK, I know all these stats are available if one digs for them, but why should one have to? Previously , if I saw an avatar that was familiar and immediately saw the poster had been here for xxx years with xxxx posts, then it was certainly worthy of attention, even if it (rarely) turned out to be a fake or “social” trader.
I still don’t like the impersonal, sterile layout and feel of this site, but it functions in a very impressive way and I really do like that