TMFBoing

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Thu Jan 21

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 20:31

Re: Arrested by Foolish Ninjas

I started by putting the format tags < i>< /i> (I even have to put spaces there to display them)

You can put <i> and </i> tags themselves into <i> and </i> tags to make [more]

Sat Jan 16

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TMFBoing replied to the Property - Markets and Trends board. 12:55

Re: SW London anecdotal

Folks,

This thread seems to be just people taking swipes at each other.

Please consider it now Closed.

Foolish best,
Alan
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Sun Jan 3

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 14:13

Re: PYAD interview

Folks,

Interesting though that PYAD interview is (and it's nice to see our old colleague still going strong), this discussion is really not on topic for this board - so can we please now consider it Closed.

Foolish [more]

Sun Dec 20

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TMFBoing replied to the Wildlife board. 13:53

Re: The Nature of Climate Change

Is it my imagination ordo blackberries ripen earlier now?

I pick blackberries for making wine, and in 2015 I was picking from late June, which was unusually early, until late September - and I only stopped then because our freezers [more]

Tue Dec 15

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - Share Strategies board. 12:44

Re: HYPish Portfolio

Folks,

This is itself off topic for the board, but there is a discussion in a more appropriate place started at...

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Sun Dec 6

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TMFBoing replied to the Wildlife board. 13:21

Re: The Nature of Climate Change

Folks,

Can I just remind you that this thread is about the effects of Climate Change on wildlife, and any other issues relating to climate change (causes, politics, solutions, etc) are very much off topic here. If you wish to discuss Climate [more]

Wed Dec 2

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TMFBoing replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 18:21

Re: Weekly Omega Chart

Hi, and welcome to TMF,

If you can provide a link to where this chart is so that people can see it, you'd probably have a better chance of getting an answer.

Foolish best,
Alan
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Sun Nov 29

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 16:24

Re: New HYP Investor

Hi jh20,

Please feel free to comment if you think I should be using a different strategy.

Discussing other strategies is very much off topic for this board, but please feel free to ask for alternative suggestions on the [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 12:26

Re: James Latham Half Year Results

Folks,

There's been a bit of discussion about whether James Latham should be discussed on this board, given that it's yield is not a high one.

It has offered higher yields in the past and might be in some people's portfolios, and [more]

Thu Nov 26

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:49

Re: "UK dividends are reaching breaking point&q

Folks,

Can I please remind you that this board is for discussing the practical aspects of running a HYP, and while this story is relevant to that, some of the posts in the thread are getting way off topic.

I won't remove any posts [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:44

Re: HYP1 is 15

Folks,

Can I just remind you, please, that discussion of variations of the strategy belong on the Strategies board.

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

Mon Nov 23

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TMFBoing replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 16:35

Re: Technical Analysis

But isn’t their outperformance also due to their ability to recognise when a share is overbought or oversold?

Yes, but that's got nothing to do with chart patterns. I often opine about an overbought or oversold share myself in my [more]

Sun Nov 22

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TMFBoing replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 00:12

Re: Technical Analysis

I know virtually nothing about technical analysis and have hitherto ignored it. I shall continue to regard fundamental factors as of greater importance. However, I am beginning to suspect that I should not ignore it completely, but take some [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 00:06

Re: PE Ratio lloyds

Hi,

The Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio is the share price divided by earnings per share (EPS). It can be a trailing ratio, using the last full year's EPS, or a prospective (or forward) ratio using forecast EPS.

Lloyds shares [more]

Thu Nov 19

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 21:18

Re: Editing messages

It's all kind of academic though since we know that the boards are dead last in the queue for resources beyond minimal life support.

Now come on, you know that's not true at all! The boards come slightly ahead of improving the search [more]

Wed Nov 11

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TMFBoing replied to the Civil Discussion Forum board. 21:36

Re: Clarification please

Would I be right in saying that TMF will use their judgement on what's OK and what's not, but may use canned responses once that decision is made, and that response may not be an accurate summary of the reasoning processes?

That seems [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Civil Discussion Forum board. 17:26

Re: Clarification please

NomoneyNohoney - if I've got your sex wrong, as Howyoodoin seems to be saying, my apologies. Not deliberate - I don't know where I'd picked up the wrong impression, but it was genuine.

Well, the first time I heard the phrase "No [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Civil Discussion Forum board. 17:13

Re: Clarification please

On a previous occasion (as in a year or two ago) I replied to a deletion notice which was also deemed off topic and got no further response from the TMF staffer, despite my direct email request for elucidation.

This time I haven't emailed
[more]

Thu Oct 29

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TMFBoing replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 19:01

Re: Greetings, Fool!

Hi GoldenOldie,

"It's a smaller company that has already rewarded its shareholders with a stonking performance, yet the Motley Fool's top analysts reckon there could be a further 45% upside to come.

Want to know the name
[more]

Tue Oct 6

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TMFBoing posted to the Oil & Gas - Companies board. 10:43

This board

Folks,

We've been a bit stricter than usual over the on-topic nature of posts on this board, so a bit of explanation might be useful.

Firstly, our actions have largely been driven by board regulars who wish the board to be used for [more]

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