AleisterCrowley

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Fri Mar 27

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 16:39

Re: Map details

Metainformation

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 11:15

Re: Map details

I thought the legend was the box that tells you what the symbols mean ?

On computer maps (GIS, eg MapInfo) the details are 'map layers'

Wed Mar 25

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 16:26

Re: Order your personality

Tamworth for me.
:-(

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 16:11

Re: French plane crash

... it does seem very odd. The plane seems to have progressed quite normally to standard cruising height, then shortly afterwards began a descent, while maintaining its course, until it crashed.
Noxious gas affecting the flight crew (and [more]

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 14:01

Re: Order your personality

Didcot. Lucky you...

Tue Mar 24

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Investment Strategies board. 15:43

Re: "Cash like" investments in an ISA

In fairness to HL, it may have been Halifax (HSDL) ! I don't mind getting stuff from either, but I do get nervous if something is being pushed at small retail investors like me...

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Investment Strategies board. 15:07

Re: "Cash like" investments in an ISA

I've heard of Provident Financial - I got sent a prospectus by (I think ) HL
Companies actively seeking me out to try and sell me something sets all the alarm bells ringing :-0

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Investment Strategies board. 14:51

Re: "Cash like" investments in an ISA

"-Require minimal cash flow but want to sell in any time in the next five years?"


Probably closest - I'll have a look at all the suggestions above. many thanks for all responses

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 14:20

Re: If only ...

ISTR that "Macintosh" was the code name for the Mac in development
It's a variety of apple (edible) I think - not sure if it was planned as a permanent name, or just a project name though

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Investment Strategies board. 13:30

Re: "Cash like" investments in an ISA

Thanks for responses so far.
without significant risk ?
Well, near nil chance of losing capital in the long term. Equities completely out (even the big ones can have their moments..) I'm not a prefs expert so best avoided until I swot [more]

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Investment Strategies board. 11:30

Re: "Cash like" investments in an ISA

Have they changed the rules re: gilts ? - used to be >5yr (IIRC) only in ISA but may well be different now

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AleisterCrowley posted to the Investment Strategies board. 10:47

"Cash like" investments in an ISA

(I've asked a similar question a few years back , but things have changed somewhat)

I've got a Halifax shares ISA with a reasonable amount in it, but I'm twitchy about the market at the moment and not buying - I haven't reinvested divis [more]

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Land of Off Topic Posts board. 10:31

Re: Are Herons Shy?

I see one at the lake next to my office occasionally, and regularly down by the Thames at Eton where I go walking. They are very twitchy - get within 50ft and off they go!
The geese and swans aren't too bothered, and the ducks only panic if they [more]

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 10:23

Re: Unflation

Nilflation

Fri Mar 20

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Foolish Social Events - London board. 15:27

Re: London 2015

Well, have you lot fixed a date /location yet then? ;-0

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 15:25

Re: Eclipse

85% here and it really didn't look that dim - just like a normal grey morning! I was in Berks for the '99 one- interesting to see the trees casting crescent dapples (if that's the word)

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 12:41

Re: Budget speech

... people who believe that we live in a meritocracy is that if they succeed, they think that their success is entirely down to them

Yep, you find this with investors...

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 12:08

Re: Job interview question

Funny, but I was always taught never to do guesswork without any factual basis


Really? That's central to my role description...

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 12:01

Re: Eclipse

Rhyd6, don't forget to take the welding mask off...

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AleisterCrowley replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 11:57

Re: Eclipse

Twas grey and cool in Theale, W Berks.
Then greyer and cooler
And back to grey and cool again
Bit like rewinding the clock by a few hours, that's all.

But now, NOW, it has cleared over and is sunny and warm
Typical...

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