Like many a share punter I have studiously ignored the thread on Octaviar MFs.
It does get in ones visual field though.
Google Octaviar MFS and the first ten or so references are to aussiestockforums.
So what is happening.
There are thousands of views and responses on the thread. Some even have developed multiple personae to make their point.
My first "investment" was in Estate Mortgage back in the 80s, so I had a sense of deja vu.
These poor sods are arguing over the advisability of accepting 11c in the dollar or 7c in the dollar.
They have lost to operators with political or financial connections they will never have.
1.fight but keep your vigour for the future.
2.avoid stocks with past or current political luvvies on the board
2.avoid stocks with past or current financial luvvies on the board
3.avoid stocks "guaranteed" by a government or "policy"
4. caveat emptor
5. discount fundamental analysis to the percentage return on your holding in mfs.