Dot_Media - 7:13 pm on May 8, 2013 (gmt 0)
1script: I agree, that SEOMoz article should not be taken as a definitive guide by any means.
gozames: can you get into your webmaster tools account and paste; the original message, the reply to your first reconsideration request, the final reply to your last reconsideration request?
that might shed more light on what is happening. also make sure that you line up your traffic drops with past Panda and Penguin updates and see if those correlate at all.