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Wed Oct 15

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 12:54

Re: Best of...

Seeing as most of the above transgressions are against TMF Rules anyway, wouldn't the better idea have been to warn/ban the posters involved, rather than banishing the whole board to the fringe?

Sounds like cutting your nose off to spite
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Tue Oct 14

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 16:51

Re: Best of...

Why doesn't Jokers Corner appear in the Best of list, but Riddles and Brain Teasers and Reality TV do?
Seems to me that the latter are at least as frivolous as Joker's Corner.


It's essentially because [more]

Sat Oct 11

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 13:28

Re: One for the geeks

I think it was only really needed because of the laborious nature of the actual coding part

Think about it a bit more, the analysis part was pretty laborious too - writing instructions out by hand, drawing flowcharts with a plastic [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 13:23

Re: One for the geeks

Business/Systems Analysts were the interface between the clients and IT, and created the Requirements document to be signed off by the clients. They also usually performed the project management function.

I don't think that's quite [more]

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TMFBoing posted to the Test board. 12:26

Table test

"Preamble in normal text…


column1 column2 etc…


...back to normal text to finish off"

Fri Oct 10

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 09:34

Re: X-post lemon juice and bicarb

Folks,

Can you please post any further answers over on the linked medical thread and not here on DAK.

Please consider this thread now Closed.

Foolish best,
Alan
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Mon Oct 6

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 11:08

Re: Minute text

I think browsers generally follow a universe standard of being able to use the CTRL key and 0 (zero) to reset text sizes to 100%.

Just checked this on Firefox and Internet Explorer, and it works fine to reset it.


And Safari [more]

Wed Oct 1

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 19:31

Re: Well?

I suspect Administrative privileges permit more html tags than us mere mortals are allowed. Else how did he get the fixed spacing font for the address in the middle of this line?

No, we don't have any special extra admin tags, [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Banking Sector board. 11:25

Re: Permitted activities?

Folks, just a reminder - no politics here please.

Foolish best,
Alan
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Wed Sep 24

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 17:33

Re: Flags of convenience

We're planning on switching them all to Liberia shortly, for some sort of tax reason I believe.

;-)
Alan
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TMFBoing replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 12:08

Re: Scotland votes No

Folks,

There seems to be too much politics creeping into this thread - on a board which has a prohibition on talking politics.

The FAQ for the board (linked in the announcements box and available at [more]

Sat Sep 20

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 20:07

Re: Ninja's again

Hi Folks,

Just to let you know the techies are working on today's outage, and we hope that normal service will be resumed before too long.

Best,
Alan
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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 13:44

Re: Latest UK Fool probs.

I can confirm I'm getting intermittent problems too, from missing formatting elements to failures to reach some parts of the site.

The techies will be informed.

Best,
Alan
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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 11:30

Re: Latest UK Fool probs.

Actually, clearing my cache was how I created the problem fo myself a few minutes ago. Happily I can report that I must have chosen a bad time to do it, as everything is back to normal now (even the missing search function)

Yeah, I [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 11:14

Re: Latest UK Fool probs.

Is there a new problem as I'm having some issues since yesterday on two different computers (and the same problems too) - the Fool logo is missing from each page and the "Best of Boards" page isn't displaying correctly at [more]

Sat Sep 13

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TMFBoing replied to the Genealogy board. 19:49

Re: The disappeared ...

I didn't think of "Bessie Stevens" as a possibility

Try Lizzie/Lizzy and Betty too.

Alan

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TMFBoing replied to the Genealogy board. 19:40

Re: Complete novice

And another thing about making your tree available online: living relatives may object to your putting details int the public domain

I definitely agree with that - I never reveal any information about living people (other than [more]

Mon Sep 8

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TMFBoing replied to the Banking Sector board. 10:45

Re: LBG & Scottish independence

We have removed the opening post in the thread, as it was a copyright infringement. The Reuters article can be found at...

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Sun Sep 7

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TMFBoing replied to the Religious & Philosophical Topics board. 09:00

Re: The devil

Folks,

This Hitler/Christian/OBL/Muslim bickering seems to be going round in pointless circles again, and it's descending to the point of personal incivility again.

Please consider this aspect of the thread now Closed - any [more]

Sat Sep 6

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TMFBoing replied to the Religious & Philosophical Topics board. 20:53

Re: The devil

That is not correct, it simply would not exist. If all that was there was zero space then all that would exist would be zero.

Whether an infinite density singularity can exist or not, that's missing the point. The point is that the [more]

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