And you keep reading them. And complaining. I believe you are what is called a slow learner.
Agreed. They bit off quite a bit in a short timeframe. The phrase 'empire building' came to mind more than once. The investments seemed wise at the time. I was a bit unsure whether to hang in there or not but the continued distribution keeps me here.
I presume the "purchases" that show a cost/share of zero are option grants, meaning there is little skin in the game.