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#1 2014-01-02 22:56:17

House
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From: Stack City
Registered: 2012-04-30
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Stacking FAQ's

Just a few links I've put together as a point of reference for new members. Feel free to add links you think would be useful smile

Forum Rules and Etiquette *Please Read*
http://forums.silverstackers.com/misc.php?action=rules

Official FAQ for feedback, reporting posts, private messages
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … s-faq.html

Editing Posts
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How to upload an image
http://forums.silverstackers.com/messag … tml#p59503
or use imgur.com/upload and choose 'BBCode'
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General advice for online- http://forums.silverstackers.com/messag … ml#p675592

Text Formats, Styles, Strikethrough etc
http://forums.silverstackers.com/help.php#bbcode

Tips for New Stackers 
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … ckers.html

Trading Guidelines
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … lines.html

Unsolicited Comments
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … reads.html

Trading Feedback
http://forums.silverstackers.com/messag … tml#p59502

Guide to Buying Silver in Aus
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … ected.html

Allocated vs Unallocated
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -shtf.html

http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … cated.html

http://www.goldstackers.com.au/store/unallocated.html

Avg cost per ounce, separate bullion from numi?
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -ouce.html
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -bars.html

Bars vs coins
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … age-1.html

Building a Place for when SHTF. Like This;
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … e-fan.html

Bullion vs Semi-numi
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … ments.html

Buying PM's in UK
http://forums.silverstackers.com/messag … ml#p665736

Cast and poured bars difference
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -bars.html

Cashing out and CGT
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … d-cgt.html

CGT and Private Sales
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … d-cgt.html

http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic-28556-cgt.html

Carrying Bullion on Flights
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … r-bar.html
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … ralia.html

Chart Porn
http://forums.silverstackers.com/search … 1178687609

Condition of Perth Mint Bars
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … age-1.html

Coins to Look Out for in Your Change
http://forums.silverstackers.com/messag … ml#p699351

Cleaning bars and round 50's
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxqNzT4AClU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YZCboiREXc

Dollar Cost Averaging
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … aging.html

Personal sales and CGT
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … sales.html
CGT
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic-28556-cgt.html

Calculators for Aus/world coins
http://www.silverstackers.com/calculators/

Why are coins cheaper than bars?
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -bars.html

Coins vs Bars
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … unces.html

Detecting fakes
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … coins.html

Fake Bullion Comparison Website
https://fakebullion.com/index.php/resou … n-database

Fakes on Alibaba
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -pics.html

Gold Silver Ratio
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic-30684-gsr.html
Video explanation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3iiaM-aqSg

GSR swapping in real life
http://forums.silverstackers.com/messag … ml#p162293
How to Trade the GSR video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8l_xuSPO8d0


The Fallacy of the 16:1 ratio
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … f-161.html

Fallacy of Paper Silver
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … ilver.html

How bullion dealers make $'s even in falling market
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OP3H4POM6w
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … rices.html

How much over spot is too much
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -much.html

Get paid in silver?
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … ilver.html

How to Keep Track of Yo Stack
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … og-30.html
http://yoursilverlog.com/gold-and-silve … -australia

Exit Strategy
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … age-1.html

Is Buying Physical PM's Investing?
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … sting.html

How to sell out
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … etals.html

How to Make Easy Cash in PM's
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ

How To Trade
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … age-1.html

Ignore Function
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … ature.html

Insurance
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … rance.html

Investment books
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … books.html

IRS reporting
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … rence.html

I have $x,000, what should I buy?
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … i-buy.html
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … t-75k.html

Best Gold on a Budget
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … udget.html

What Size Should I Buy?
http://forums.silverstackers.com/messag … ml#p625799

Most liquid?
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … oduct.html

Libertads vs Eagles
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … eagle.html

Maples vs Eagles
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -ases.html

Milk spots
Milk spots affect mainly Maples and to a lesser degree Britannia's, Lunars and Philharmonics
What causes them? http://forums.silverstackers.com/messag … ml#p571305
How to get rid of them? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sJSwKe5Ev8#t=87

Mike Maloney
10 reasons why I'm buying
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -pm-s.html

140yrs monetary history in 10mins
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wD3KYlpE2lk

Hidden Secrets of Money series
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … y-1-5.html

Metal detector info
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … d-why.html

Minimum fineness for bullion
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … eness.html

Monarchs of Money
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7T_VxdLJdDU

Gold infographic- visualizing cost of production
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -gold.html

Gold's true production cost?
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -cost.html

http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … gures.html

Pamdas
Profiting from Pamda's http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … andas.html

Perth Mint Mintage Policy
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … olicy.html

Silver Mining Cost- Cash Cost Fallacy
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … llacy.html
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … alize.html

Gov issue vs rounds
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … stion.html

Reporting Posts
http://forums.silverstackers.com/messag … tml#p59505

Personal Security
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … ckers.html
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … stack.html
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … hones.html
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -site.html
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … email.html
Get a PO box and don't store your metals at homes. Simples.

How the Mint Profits From Bullion Rounds
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … ounds.html

Why 1966 round 50's?
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … plain.html

Scales for PM's
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … cales.html

Silver or Gold?
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -gold.html
http://forums.silverstackers.com/message-610373.html

Silver, Gold or Property?
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … perty.html

Silver infographics. History, investment, S&D
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … phics.html

Visualizing the silver squeeze
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … ueeze.html

Size; 1kg vs 100oz
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -bars.html

5KG bars
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … iquid.html

What Are Vintage Bars?
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -bars.html

Saving to Buy PM's
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … etals.html
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -grow.html

Someone asked me for advice
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … dvice.html

Storage advice
Safes- http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … eeded.html
And why not safes- http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … don-t.html
Non-bank SDB's http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -bank.html
For 1oz Bullion- http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … lions.html

Visualizing world's tax havens
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … avens.html

Multinationals and tax avoidance
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … dance.html

What metal is this? (Gallium. It's always bloody Gallium!)
http://forums.silverstackers.com/search … =735336530

Where to put your $'s once you've sold
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … d-out.html

Where to buy PM's from (Aus)
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … -from.html

Where to buy PM's from (NZ)
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … aland.html

Why do you stack
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … stack.html
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … ilver.html

Psychology of Stacking PM's
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … metal.html

Why QE is not printing money
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … money.html

Pictures of Lunty's stolen bullion, please look and keep in mind when buying
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … llion.html

JOTD
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … age-1.html

Today I Bought
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … age-1.html

Today I Bought (Numismatics)
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … age-1.html

WTF Thread
http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … hread.html

Last edited by House (2015-10-24 23:22:10)


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"There's no point in paying a mortgage on an asset that is going to fall by 40 per cent or so in the next few years". Steve Keen, 2008.
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#2 2014-01-02 23:17:29

bull_bear
Silver Stacker
From: Australia
Registered: 2013-07-16
Posts: 922
Trades :   93 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Great work House,

smile

Last edited by bull_bear (2014-01-07 19:26:30)

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#3 2014-01-02 23:24:36

Golden ChipMunk
Member
From: Jupiter, Venus, Mars
Registered: 2012-12-12
Posts: 6,727
Trades :   255 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Good Job!!!  House
Now we make it a sticky.
Sticky please Mod....


Original Perth CAPSULES - All Sizes Available
Full/ Half SOVEREIGN caps, contact Chip wink

Please leave pm , I will reply back  wink Chip

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#4 2014-01-03 00:54:14

bloomst
Silver Stacker
From: Melbourne, Australia.
Registered: 2012-07-16
Posts: 4,851
Trades :   419 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

I take it you are still enjoying your break? Lol


I am the Petal who like metals smile

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#5 2014-01-03 23:01:38

anonmiss
Silver Stacker
From: South Australia
Registered: 2011-09-24
Posts: 1,702
Trades :   110 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Great job House, this is way better than what I had in mind. I definatley vote for it to be a sticky and for it to be automaticly PM'd to every new member. (if such a thing can be done.)
It's a great idea and may save some of the new members getting the embarrasing resonse of 'do some resarch' or this has been asked befor.
A 'welcome to the fourm' PM with some of these threads for background reading would be so much more inviting. Then new members could join in feeling they are a little more educated.


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#6 2014-01-04 01:11:34

House
Moderator/ Legend
From: Stack City
Registered: 2012-04-30
Posts: 9,613
Trades :   232 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Glad so many appreciate it. All done poolside with an iPad wink

Started in alphabetical order but thought grouping some related topics together would be better. Some generic message sent to new members with helpful links etc would be more helpful.

I've been on the forum for a few years now and even though the same questions are incessantly asked, they're always answered as if it's the first time they've been posted. Would be nice to have that kind of response here seeing as newbies can't figure out how to use he search function. Or Google.

Also, joined another site a while ago and the below message stayed on top of every page visited and did so for the next 45 days.
Capitalized words were emboldened. Maybe doing something like this here would help the newbies, allay current members suspicions and save everyone a whole load of time...

"AS A NEW MEMBER,
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SELL ANYTHING
All buying and selling takes place exclusively in the trading forum.
Once you have been a member for 45 days and have at least 20 posts (trading posts do not count), your account will be automatically upgraded with the ability to create threads in the trading forum and this message will be removed.
As a new member you are allowed to BUY items in the trading forum. Please use the following methods to make a purchase.
1) Make a post in the New Member Want to Buy Thread. This thread is stuck at the top of the trading forum. Do not post in other members WTB threads.
2) Post a reply in a member's sales related thread (FS, FS/T, INT, FA, NP, Free) thread.
YOU ARE A NEW MEMBER,
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SELL ANYTHING"


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"There's no point in paying a mortgage on an asset that is going to fall by 40 per cent or so in the next few years". Steve Keen, 2008.
Stacker FAQ'S. New threads welcome- http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … faq-s.html

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#7 2014-01-04 02:52:35

Au-mageddon
Member
Registered: 2012-01-14
Posts: 1,804

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Nice job House ! smile  Sure this will prove very useful for stackers both new and old.

... surprised out resident monkey hasnt commented yet  (he seems to for everything else roll)

Last edited by Au-mageddon (2014-01-04 02:54:26)


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#8 2014-01-04 02:56:54

spannermonkey
Silver Stacker
From: Vic or pissed
Registered: 2010-06-04
Posts: 14,633
Trades :   228 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Au-mageddon wrote:

Nice job House ! smile  Sure this will prove very useful for stackers bothe new and old.

... surprised out resident monkey hasnt commented yet  (he seems to for everything else roll)

roll
What do you want me to say ?
His done a good job ,
And my job description is
To bark at newbies tongue
And now house has made me obselete roll

big_smile


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#9 2014-01-04 03:01:58

Au-mageddon
Member
Registered: 2012-01-14
Posts: 1,804

Re: Stacking FAQ's

spannermonkey wrote:
Au-mageddon wrote:

Nice job House ! smile  Sure this will prove very useful for stackers bothe new and old.

... surprised out resident monkey hasnt commented yet  (he seems to for everything else roll)

roll
What do you want me to say ?
His done a good job ,
And my job description is
To bark at newbies tongue
And now house has made me obselete roll

big_smile


LOL That didn't take long big_smile

Not to worry - all our jobs slowly becoming obsolete.


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#10 2014-01-04 03:09:31

Argentum
Member
From: Australia
Registered: 2010-11-06
Posts: 1,941
Trades :   74 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

maybe GP can add in some code so that a new generic message gets sent to all new members pointing them to this thread

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#11 2014-01-20 20:59:31

fields
Member
From: Brisbane
Registered: 2014-01-17
Posts: 32
Trades :   

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Thanks, got pointed here from the welcome forum looking for just this kind of information - can I suggest that it get linked to the FAQ section as it was there that I was hoping to find this kind of post (or as a sticky on the welcome section)

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#12 2014-01-20 21:15:50

Lunardragon
Silver Stacker
From: Land of Nineth Dragon
Registered: 2011-10-19
Posts: 3,885
Trades :   244 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

great work House smile


An Opportunity comes only once. Grab it while you can!

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#13 2014-01-20 22:46:25

Jislizard
Silver Stacker
From: Australia
Registered: 2011-04-07
Posts: 7,419
Trades :   56 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

What do you have against Pamdas?

There was recently a question about Gold Silver Ratio swaps which might be worth adding, some of the newcomers might never hear of the concept as it only comes up every now and then.  Same goes for Dollar Cost Averaging.


Now stacking: World Junk Silver Coins.
Swap your older, worn, dirty fractional silver coins for fiat, .999 rounds or legal tender. 
Individual coins, mixed lots or bulk. 
Not looking for Australian, bent, holed or damaged coins, thanks!

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#14 2014-01-20 23:11:45

House
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From: Stack City
Registered: 2012-04-30
Posts: 9,613
Trades :   232 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Jislizard wrote:

What do you have against Pamdas?

There was recently a question about Gold Silver Ratio swaps which might be worth adding, some of the newcomers might never hear of the concept as it only comes up every now and then.  Same goes for Dollar Cost Averaging.

Nothing against pamda's, what makes you think that? There's 2 links relating to the GSR so thought that was sufficient. Not sure which new one you're talking about though, got the link?

Fields- was hoping it would be a sticky as most of the topics are frequently asked or of interest to new stackers. GP has seen it so up to him. Might need to do a bit of formatting on it first or something


WBI- 41.16

"There's no point in paying a mortgage on an asset that is going to fall by 40 per cent or so in the next few years". Steve Keen, 2008.
Stacker FAQ'S. New threads welcome- http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … faq-s.html

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#15 2014-01-21 00:44:38

Jislizard
Silver Stacker
From: Australia
Registered: 2011-04-07
Posts: 7,419
Trades :   56 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Well you keep calling them Pamdas for one, makes it hard to search for info on Pandas!

Anyway, the GSR is interesting but I was thinking more along the lines of the nuts and bolts of how to go about the swaps, something like Thucy's advice here http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … swaps.html  Also comes into the section on allocated and unallocated so the info is there but it is spread out all over the place.

Maybe when GP has a few spare minutes he can read over the whole forum and bring it all together smile


Now stacking: World Junk Silver Coins.
Swap your older, worn, dirty fractional silver coins for fiat, .999 rounds or legal tender. 
Individual coins, mixed lots or bulk. 
Not looking for Australian, bent, holed or damaged coins, thanks!

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#16 2014-03-09 02:25:45

whinfell
Silver Stacker
From: Australia
Registered: 2012-03-22
Posts: 3,301
Trades :   42 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Bump smile

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#17 2014-03-27 17:15:31

Silverman99
Silver Stacker
From: Auckland New Zealand
Registered: 2011-09-27
Posts: 1,243
Trades :   174 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Thanks a House for posting this as it certainly has assisted with finding my way around

Much appreciated and job well done

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#18 2014-04-12 22:04:57

House
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From: Stack City
Registered: 2012-04-30
Posts: 9,613
Trades :   232 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Silverman99 wrote:

Thanks a House for posting this as it certainly has assisted with finding my way around

Much appreciated and job well done

More than welcome, glad it helps smile


WBI- 41.16

"There's no point in paying a mortgage on an asset that is going to fall by 40 per cent or so in the next few years". Steve Keen, 2008.
Stacker FAQ'S. New threads welcome- http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … faq-s.html

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#19 2014-10-04 02:04:41

House
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From: Stack City
Registered: 2012-04-30
Posts: 9,613
Trades :   232 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Updated and bump. New threads welcome to help the newbies


WBI- 41.16

"There's no point in paying a mortgage on an asset that is going to fall by 40 per cent or so in the next few years". Steve Keen, 2008.
Stacker FAQ'S. New threads welcome- http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … faq-s.html

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#20 2015-08-07 21:05:08

SULLA
Silver Stacker
From: Earth
Registered: 2012-02-11
Posts: 764
Trades :   31 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Great stuff House!

Many thanks for this post!


Life is too short!
Enjoy every single day!
SULLA
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#21 2016-04-03 18:52:38

Nisaac86
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Registered: 2016-04-02
Posts: 9
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Re: Stacking FAQ's

Thanks a bunch!

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#22 2016-04-18 01:53:54

House
Moderator/ Legend
From: Stack City
Registered: 2012-04-30
Posts: 9,613
Trades :   232 

Re: Stacking FAQ's

Nisaac86 wrote:

Thanks a bunch!

More than welcome!

This needs to be a sticky big_smile


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"There's no point in paying a mortgage on an asset that is going to fall by 40 per cent or so in the next few years". Steve Keen, 2008.
Stacker FAQ'S. New threads welcome- http://forums.silverstackers.com/topic- … faq-s.html

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