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Alan Oscroft

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Thu Jul 21

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Cars & Driving board. 13:02

Re: summer

Folks,

Let's not start up this "cyclists are evil" meme yet again!

It will not produce anything constructive, and will only serve to inflame people, so please consider the thread now Closed.

Foolish [more]

Sat Jul 16

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Taylor Wimpey plc board. 14:14

Re: Idiot analyst

Hi colinalexander,

The 1.31% yield quoted was Taylor Wimpey's trailing ordinary dividend yield (which varies depending on which source one refers to, but does indeed seem to have been around that).

While we welcome critique of [more]

Fri Jul 8

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 12:09

Re: Preview not working?

Just for the record, on a Mac I find Firefox works fine every time.

But Chrome and Safari give me a multitude of different failures (which have also been reported to the techies).

Alan
TMFBoing

Wed Jun 29

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 10:30

Re: Arb's HYP - view after Brexit

Folks,

Can I just remind you of the purpose of this board?

Please stick solely to practical issues affecting HYP portfolios, as any personal opinion on the EU vote is inevitably going to lead to an off-topic tangent (as several had [more]

Tue Jun 28

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 10:59

Re: "the next government"

Folks,

I think any direct factual question has been answered as far as the facts can be ascertained, and the thread is now drifting off into general political discussion.

Please now consider the thread [more]

Mon Jun 27

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Equitable Life Support board. 10:04

Re: The Vote

Folks,

Re: There is no direct linkage to the Equitable Life debacle, I am surprised that this hasn't been pointed out by one of the Motley Fool moderators.

Please consider it as now having been pointed out, and please [more]

Sun Jun 26

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 18:37

Re: Debit card transaction process

Not sure if it's any help, but I had a payment problem buying a MacBook at an Apple store a few years ago. The battery in Apple's hand-held payment machine failed just after the payment request had been submitted, but it hadn't been [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Banking Sector board. 17:39

Re: EU passport

Folks,

Can I please remind you that this board is for discussing investing in the banking sector, and that the thread is about the EU passport access that UK banks currently enjoy - it is not a forum for a general continuation of the EU [more]

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Legal Issues - Practical board. 16:37

Re: Can they really re-run the referendum

Folks,

I think the factual question has been factually answered, and the thread is drifting off topic for the board, so please now consider it Closed.

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

Fri Jun 24

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Banking Sector board. 16:45

Re: Alan Oscroft

Hi SmilingKiller,

The question "Why haven't you invested in them?" is a very good one, so thank you for raising it.

My short answer is that there are far more companies out there than there are slots in my [more]

Tue Jun 21

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Genealogy board. 14:16

Re: Birth Certificate Question

Thank you MrWhizz - that's very kind of you but on visiting their website, Ancestry.co.uk do indeed offer a 14 day free trial, which I have signed up for - and found myself!

Great [more]

Fri Jun 17

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Genealogy board. 09:32

Re: Birth Certificate Question

I currently have a subscription to findmypast too (and I still have a week left of a 14-day trial on ancestry.co.uk), so I'm happy to search on that for you to see if there's anything - if you'd like [more]

Tue Jun 14

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 11:27

Re: Getting to My Fool from landing page

Hi Folks,

This has been reported to the appropriate techie people, so hopefully we'll get a fix for it.

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

Sat May 28

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Oil & Gas - Markets & Trends board. 16:28

Re: $50!

Folks,

Please keep this discussion on the topic of the oil price.

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

Thu May 26

NL

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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

NL

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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
TMFBoing

Fri May 13

NL

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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

NL

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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

NL

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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

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