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TMFBoing replied to the Equitable Life Support board. 09:55

Re: EU membership.

Folks,

This discussion really isn't anything to do with the purpose of the board. If you wish to discuss the EU Remain/Leave debate, there's a link in the Announcements box on the right to the appropriate board.

Please now [more]

Sun May 22

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 11:29

Re: connecting to TMF...

It's happened to me a couple of times too - I'll ensure the appropriate people are made aware of it.

Thanks for letting us know.

Foolish best,
Alan
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Fri May 13

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TMFBoing replied to the Land Of Serious Topics board. 12:37

Re: BOE Governorwill do what is expected.

Folks,

I know it's a heated subject, but I've had to remove a small handful of posts that have been getting close to swapping personal insults - I expect it was unintended, but let's please try to stick to the Foolish ethos of Civil [more]

Mon May 9

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TMFBoing replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 15:29

Re: Cameron: Peace in our time

"There hasn't been a conventional European war since WW2 and nor would there be another one."

I offer no opinion supporting or opposing Mr Cameron in what he said, but I can't help recalling (perhaps imperfectly) that that's [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Property - Markets and Trends board. 11:07

Re: Brexit will crash the market

Folks,

Please remember that this is the Property - Markets and Trends board, and is intended for discussing the property market from an investing perspective.

Please, therefore, keep the discussion on topic, and take general [more]

Fri May 6

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 10:44

Re: Child refugees

Folks,

Factual answers to the question asked appear to be pretty much exhausted, so can we please consider the thread now Closed.

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

Sat Apr 30

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TMFBoing replied to the Recipes & Cooking board. 00:35

Re: What's the best recipe ever?

On day one of the island trip, the first of our live chickens was slaughtered. We took two live chickens - live because refrigeration was not an option. As the bird was served after a day hiking up mountains looking for lizards, I asked the cook [more]

Wed Apr 27

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TMFBoing replied to the Recipes & Cooking board. 10:31

Re: What's the best recipe ever?

Stir-fried wikipedia is supposed to be the best...

https://bitsontheside.files.wordpress.com/2008/10/wikipedias...

But you do, apparently, need [more]

Tue Apr 19

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TMFBoing replied to the Taxes - Practical Issues board. 09:35

Re: IHT Cameron and those with only 1 house ???

Folks,

Just a reminder that this board is for addressing actual practical issues, and that discussion of tax policy is off topic here.

So please, can you stick to addressing the OP's actual question, which is "Is there any [more]

Sat Apr 16

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TMFBoing replied to the Property - Markets and Trends board. 22:53

Re: Brexit: Mortgage rates 'likely to go up'

Folks,

Unfortunately, yet another reminder that this is the Property - Markets and Trends board appears necessary, so please will you keep the discussion here focused on the property market.

If you want a "Should we [more]

Wed Apr 6

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TMFBoing replied to the Property - Markets and Trends board. 12:12

Re: Savers left without cash to fund retirement..

Folks,

Can I just remind you that this is the "Property - Markets and Trends" board, and ask you to please keep the discussion on topic and not venture off into general discussion of immigration, economics, or whatever [more]

Wed Mar 23

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 09:48

Re: are we dying out?

Folks,

Meta-discussion about the board and its use it off topic.

Please consider this thread Closed.

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

Thu Mar 17

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 09:56

Re: Supermarket trolley locks

Folks,

Any likely factual answers appear to have been well covered, and the thread is veering off into something of a general discussion.

So unless anyone has anything factual to add on the subject of using the gadget described in [more]

Thu Mar 10

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TMFBoing replied to the Oil & Gas - Companies board. 09:20

Re: My view on current oil prices

Folks,

This board is specifically for discussing individual oil companies, and we have the "Oil & Gas - Markets & Trends" board for the kind of general oil discussion in this thread.

So please continue the [more]

Mon Mar 7

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 10:22

Re: Brexit and HYP

Folks,

Just a reminder that in the opening post, Cranwind said "...what I am interested in is what HYP shares people on the board think might be affected significantly... [by Brexit]".

That's fine for this board, [more]

Wed Mar 2

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TMFBoing replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 16:02

Re: Isa shares

Hi Bu51dad and welcome to The Motley Fool,

Did your adviser by any chance show you how your funds are doing against the FTSE 100 average? (Without knowing what the "benchmark" actually is, knowing a fund is beating it doesn't [more]

Mon Feb 29

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 12:47

Re: TMF "Phishing threat"

We've really no idea what was causing that - it seems like NOD32 Antivirus was probably getting something in a twist, as the page in question seemed fine.

Anyway, it's good to know the problem has disappeared [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 11:05

Re: Tony Blackburn sacking

Folks,

If you know something about the actual mechanism of Tony Blackburn's sacking, which is the factual question asked, please do enlighten us.

But if you don't, please don't.

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

Fri Feb 26

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TMFBoing replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 22:05

Re: SSD Problem

I know it's TFL for your your circumstances, but if you have sensitive company data on a storage device, then I would recommend encrypting a partition, or using something like Truecrypt's* mounted volumes. In the even that the physical drive [more]

Thu Feb 25

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TMFBoing replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 21:35

Re: SSD Problem

As it happens, I had an SSD failure a few weeks ago too - mine was a Sandisk Z400s 128GB which I'd had for six months.

I was using it as my Mac system disk, and it started booting very slowly. After it happened a few times I thought I'd [more]

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