I thought since I'm coming up to my fourth year of membership I should start this thread.
I've been a member of ASF for a fair time now and just wanted to let others know why I appreciate the site, it's mods, it's members and the education that I have been able to gain from membership.
No.1 - ASF runs on a Linux Platform. Linux has always been an open source model that is the envy of companies like Microsoft. It evolves as people evolve. And it doesn't involve paying money!!
No.2 - The ASF platform is the friendliest of all to the vision-impaired who want to know more about the markets and in particular the Australian market. Without having to read 6 point microsoft font.
No.3 - ASF mods are firm and always fair.
No.4 - The policy of ASF has not allowed the site to be turned into a spruikers joke. If you want financial advice don't come here DYOR. This site focuses on the market.
No.5 - ASF is tolerant of free speech. If you have a view about something that doesn't involve the degradation of fellow human beings. ASF allows you to have your say.
No.6 - ASF is not a money making machine asking you the punter for money.
What a great site.
I think many members need to think about why this is a great site not just for institutional investors, but also the mums and dads and average lay punters.