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No. Unfortunately you have to take the loss each year against capital gains, if any & then up to $3,000. against ordinary income.
So, even if you didn't have any capital gains during this period and used the maximum against ordinary income each year, you would have (or should have) completely used the loss by 2012.
2006 - 2011 = 6 years x $3,000. = $18,000. plus $2,000. remaining which should have been used in 2012. The tax year 2012 is closed now, even if you filed your 2012 tax return on extension in 2013. (Three years from the date in 2013 that you filed the 2012 return or 4/15/2013, whichever is later.) So possibly 4/15/2016 if you filed on time in 2013 for your 2012 return.
Sorry I don't have better news for you. (Don't shoot the messenger).
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PS I understand that wasn't the answer you were hoping for, but all I can do is give you the accurate rules. If there were some other way to preserve your deduction, believe me I would be the first one to pass that along. However, the answer to your situation is cut & dried.