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Archive for October, 2012

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Almost Forgot…Today Marks My 8th Year as a Blogger!

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

Eight years! Wow! Here is my very first blog post: Website of the Day Fun times…

Week in Review

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

Here is something new I’m going to try to do here at AFM. I want to track the indexes on a weekly basis. Here is this week’s installment:

Chart of the Day – The Dow vs. The S&P 500 Index

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Chart of the Day: The REAL Unemployement Rate

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

This is interesting. You can click on the graphic to go to the source. Bottom line: Unemployment is MUCH HIGHER than we’re being told it is.

How to Get Your Very Own Avatar for AFM Comments

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

I finally learned how to get my own avatar for AFM comments. It’s pretty simple: Go to and create and account and upload your avatar. I’m not sure if you have to sign in to something in order for your avatar to show. I’m a WordPress blogger so I guess I’m signed in all […]

More Blog Housekeeping. Back to the Old Comment Structure

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

I’m in the process of uninstalling Disqus. I got the feeling from the majority of AFM readers that they didn’t care for it. So, it’s gone. Next up is to figure out a banner, organize my links, figure out a color scheme, and figure out how to change up single posts (I want to add […]

I Need Your Feedback Regarding Disqus

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

I installed and exported all 30,000+ AFM comments to Disqus yesterday. This morning I received the following email from a long time AFM reader and fellow blogger: Please re-consider on using Disqus or at least looking to tweak it. As a fellow blogger, one of the things I appreciate when leaving a comment on another […]

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