Huck Asks You: De-lurk and Participate!

It’s almost midnight but I couldn’t sleep so I decided to take a look at the numbers for my blog. I was blown away when I saw that each of my blog post can reach up to 1,900 page views. And then it hit me. If I can get that many views, how come only a handful of my readers participate?

For example, my EUR/USD trade is one of the most viewed blog posts but only 8 people commented. Oh gosh, I feel like the universe is punishing me for all those times I told ‘em boys “It’s not you, it’s me” when it was really them. So tell me, is it me?

Why you should comment

I appreciate every single comment I get from you guys whether they’re compliments or criticisms. Really, I do. They help me think more and come up with even more trade ideas. More trade ideas means more blog posts!

Also, don’t worry about being too harsh on me. While I may do random emotional outbursts and sentimental tweets from time to time, I’m really one tough cookie! I’m very serious about trading and there’s nothing I want more than to progress from a noob to an experienced trader. I figured that the best way for me to do that is to listen to my oh-so-awesome readers!

Most importantly, through constructive discussions, we ALL help each other. It’s like we’re one big happy trading family!

What you should do now

You can participate in a few easy steps:

  1. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and follow the directions to add a comment. You can post anonymously (not recommended!) or link any of the following accounts to your comment: Facebook, Twitter, OpenID, YahooID or DisqusID
  2. Type in your real name so other readers know who you are
  3. Type in your email address if you want others to message you privately
  4. Then just introduce yourself and say whatever you want, e.g. how long you’ve been reading the blog, how long you’ve been trading, what you like/hate about the blog, a potential trade idea, etc.

So pleaaaaaaaaase be brave, click the comment button, and share your thoughts. Comments aren’t really for me, but it’s for you fellow readers as well. You comment for each other!

If you’re STILL feeling shy, then you can try liking me on Facebook or follow me on Twitter instead!

  • Nshappell

    well you got the hottest avatar even if its only a cartoon so I will take a look see.

    • huck

      Oh my… You makin’ me blush!

  • Mikausa2004

    Hi,
    My name is Mike. I think you have a good system,but you should follow your daily stochastic it will come in better result.

    • huck

      What do you mean daily Stochastic? Care to explain? :)

  • Mikausa2004

    Hi,
    your set up is base on 4hr chart ,and I think you should follow the daily stochastic. I used the default 5.3.3 set up for stochastic. If the daily stochastic still overbought you should not sell. Some of your losing trades were against the daily stochastic. That is my opinion.

    • huck

      Thanks Mike, I’ll continue to do some testing. :)

  • Dean FX Paul

    I love reading your comments n stuff.. sometimes I’m just lazy (or more accurately too busy) to comment myself :D Enjoy your engaging style.

  • Jean Pierre Caron

    Sorry i do not know you much i am just finishing my system.
    So many good thing to read and learn on baby pips I’ll pay more attention to your blog.

  • achmad

    hi huck,
    I’m achmad..i luv ur post about analysis u have done . since u r the expert i have nothing to comment . Tq

    • huck

      Achmad, I’m no expert… I’m a newbie as well. We’re all learning here!

  • Sedeete

    hey,
    Im very new to trading, going through the school on this site right now (mid-high school) and i follow you and a few others on twitter to get updates on your blog and read a maximum. I’m guilty of reading and not commenting, but to my defense, i really AM new and dont want to say bullshit :D

    I like your analysis. I’ll try to ask questions in the commentary box.

    gl & keep posting !

    • huck

      It’s fine! Say what you want… And if it’s wrong, people will point out. If it’s good, then people will applaud you for it. That way, you know the things you are doing wrong, and the things you are doing right. It’ll jumpstart your learning!

  • Tony

    hey huck, my name is tony and i read your blog but i didnt comment b4, but i promise that i would comment later on :)

  • Joshua Pearce Gibson

    I like lurking. It’s my number one hobby through day while I wait for trades.

  • Paul Gards

    Hi huck

    Ruggar here from twitter world ….. well Paul really
    Read blog now and again but generally follow twitter feeds
    Trade for about 3 years with many UPS and downs but use system like you but also trade divergence but
    Biggest problem is I only can view charts that are mobile compactable and have streaming charts
    Anybody willin share good systems then give us a shout
    Paul.gards@googlemail.com
    As someone once said……..don’t drink don’t smoke what do you do……

    • huck

      How come? You don’t have a trading station/PC? :( It’s going to be hard to trade without one!

      • Paul Gards

        I do have one if needed but work doesn’t approve of these kind of sites but do far so good on the mobile

  • Larney

    Hi Huck

    Just discovered BabyPips and am most impressed. Does the HuckleKiwi signify your NZ roots or abode?

    Look forward to joining this great and friendly forum.

    Cheers, Larney (Waitarere Beach, NZ)

    • huck

      No, unfortunately! I’m from the East Coast! :) Glad to have you here though.

  • Yogesh thakur

    yogesh thakur, yogeshystthakur@gmail.com. ………I had been following your blogs regularly and I find them logical and intelligent. I actually read your recent blog of your idea about day trading. I followed you idea on my demo account and that was great. it did clicked and i made 28 pips on a day trade. not bad! and yeah! i am so sorry not to put comment on your blogs.

    before I go, just one request. if you have a great treading idea do keep me in loop. I also want to make some pips on my real account.

    Thanks.

  • Arindam Chakraborty

    Hi,

    this is Arindam from Kolkata, India. I am two weeks old in this field. I really loved your mechanical system as a guideline. Wanted to say so many things but, as you guessed, was not brave enough. Thanks for the encouragement.

    • huck

      Don’t be afraid. After all, it’s just the internet! ;)

  • Nikolay Boev

    Hi Huck,

    Nikolay Boev, bsnbb@abv.bg. Great blog, keep up the good work. I am relatively new trader and just started my first real account. I read all your posts as well as almost everything on this great site actually. Must say that I made a few pips following your ideas and should have said thank you a long time ago :) … so thank you /better late than never right/

    Looking forward to following your blog and in the future I’ll try to comment as long as I have something to say :)

  • Winston

    Hey Huck. My real name is Eric. I’ve been trading going on 3 years and didn’t get profitable until I got away from mechanical/indicator based trading. I can see you have talent but methods based on MA crossovers, although luring, are tough to make work. That is because they ignore real price action. Enjoy your trades but honestly I hate see talent get wasted on a mechanical system. I can be reached at winstonereed@yahoo.com and I wouldn’t mind showing you a method somewhat similar to what you are trying to achieve with your method.

  • Rolands

    Hi! :)
    My name is Rolands,I’m from Latvia.
    I have the same problem :D
    I post my analytics and nobody comments :(
    link to forexforums.lv
    I told them to do that becouse I’m just learning and if I’m thinking wrong I want to know that.
    Bit sad –
    I’m sharing, and I want somebody to share with me too. :(

    • huck

      You should post it here then! Or you could post your analysis on the BabyPips.com Forums too! I’m sure you’ll get a good number of comments and feedback on your work. :)

  • Huntpips

    Hello,

    My name is Jim, I go by Hunt Pips on facebook and HuntPips on twitter. I am new to forex, still just using practice accounts. Looking for folks to go on this long, knowledge seeking journey with me. I am AUforester on the forums here and feel free to contact me on the book or twitter.

    I have been interested in forex for about 2 years and I am really, just now, starting to participate. I kept making excuses to put off learning. I have been following this site for about a year or so and this blog post really inspired me to start participating more. I currently work full time and practice in my free time. This is one of the reasons I have been so hesitant to participate. I have another month or so of full time work and then I will take a few months to really focus on forex. If I can learn to be consistently profitable in a practice account I will then enter the market with real funds.

    I could go on forever about why I am interested in the market and so on but I will spare everyone who doesn’t care and invite those that do to contact me on the forums here, on facebook, or twitter.

    Cheers,
    Hunt Pips

    • huck

      Hah, thanks for the time Hunt Pips. I know you’re busy trading. :)

  • Scott

    Hi. I really do like your blog. I am a very new newbie and working my way through learning this stuff. Keep up the great work you are doing and I look forward to reading more of your stuff.

    Scott

  • Saeed Rehman

    Hi Huck

    Keep up the good work. Lovin the trade ideas. I’ve been reading your blog, but hadn’t registered with Babypips. Your post has prompted me to do the right thing….which is to register and comment. (Th10sworks is me twitter name) :)

    • huck

      Th10sworks is you? That’s awesome! Welcome aboard!