tedster - 2:20 am on Sep 30, 2012 (gmt 0)
There are dangers is building any analysis based on personal experience plus a few anecdotes. I'm not saying that your idea won't end up being true. Maybe it will and maybe it won't. I'm just saying there isn't enough data right now to build a conclusion. There is a solid reason that mathematics uses the idea of statistical significance.
I'd like to hear from anyone whose EMD travel affiliate was NOT affected. But when I think about that, I wonder why would they be reading this thread in the first place. If there's anyone out there, please, let's hear from you.