TMFBoing

Alan Oscroft

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Thu Jul 30

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 09:53

Re: Please enter a URL

Why don't you try the Tor browser and you will have some privacy as well. I think Chrome is a product of Google, isn't it? Tor is better and offers more privacy. In fact Tor is probably best browser in the world. If you check out the Tor browser, [more]

Sun Jul 26

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Banking Sector board. 13:21

Re: Greek Loans

Hi Folks,

This discussion isn't really about investing in shares in the Banking Sector, so can we please consider it Closed.

The "Paulypilot's Pub - Macro Topics" board has hosted a number of discussions about the [more]

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 10:27

Re: Too much paid to shareholders

Folks,

This really is not on topic for the "High Yield - HYP Practical" board, so can we please consider the thread now Closed.

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

Fri Jul 17

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 21:47

Re: How long to gain or lose fat?

People also react to being hungry in different ways.

I eat ;-)

Alan
Boing

Wed Jul 15

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:04

Re: Dividend Tax

Folks,

This thread appears to have exhausted all direct relevance for HYP investment now, and is drifting further and further off topic.

Please consider it Closed on this board, and take it to the "Taxes - Socio-Political [more]

Tue Jul 14

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Recipes & Cooking board. 15:39

Re: Gooseberries

Basic gooseberry wine recipe here...

http://www.wine-making-guides.com/gooseberry_wine.html

For something with a little more body I'd up the gooseberries and add a [more]

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Investment Trusts & Unit Trusts board. 12:54

Re: Dodge on tax on dividends

Folks,

This thread appears to have exhausted all direct relevance for Investment Trusts and Unit trusts now, and is drifting further and further off topic.

Please consider it Closed on this board, and take it to the [more]

Mon Jul 13

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Taxes - Practical Issues board. 12:53

Re: Own business & divi tax

Hi EF,

Could you advice what the most appropriate board is to carry on the discussion?

Sorry, yes, I suggest the "Taxes - Socio-Political Issues" board at...

[more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Taxes - Practical Issues board. 10:09

Re: Own business & divi tax

Folks,

This thread is moving significantly away from addressing the factual question that was asked.

Please keep it on-topic, and leave general opinions on tax for a more appropriate board.

Foolish [more]

Sat Jul 11

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 16:27

Re: Phishing ?

Just a heads up. I got an email this am allegedly from Sky telling me that my mailbox was full and to unlock it I had to reconfirm sky my email address and password.I am pretty sure this is a scam and immediately deleted it. The senders moniker [more]

Fri Jul 10

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 15:13

Re: Mousemats

Is there a distinct diagonal streak running from where the mouse sits centrally, towards the area where you hit the 'Notify TMF techies' hyperlink ?

It's almost a furrow!

Cheers,
Alan
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NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 09:31

Re: Mousemats

I've been using an optical mouse for about 11 years now and my table still looks like new.

The finish in the mousing area of my desk is noticeably eroded (~25 years).

Alan
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Thu Jul 9

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:51

Re: Dividend Tax

Folks,

Just a note that discussing the recent tax changes is fine here, but only in respect of the practical effect on high-yield investors.

Any general or political opinions, or comments on aspects that don't affect HY investments, [more]

Mon Jul 6

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 20:21

Re: New articles in old-style pages

Out of interest, do TMF pay a bug-finding bounty, similar to Google?

We couldn't afford to!

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 11:05

Re: New articles in old-style pages

We've reported it to the techies - thanks for letting us know.

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

Wed Jun 24

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 15:51

Re: Don't be shy

Folks,

This really does seem to be a discussion of strategy rather than practical buy and sell decisions, and as such it is off topic and more suited to the High Yield - Share Strategies board at...

[more]

Wed Jun 17

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 11:39

Re: Insult an indian?

Folks,

This really wasn't a factual question with a likely factual answer, and it's really not suitable for the "Does Anybody Know?" board.

Please consider the thread Closed.

Foolish [more]

Tue Jun 16

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Cars & Driving board. 10:48

Re: A9 Average Speed Cameras

Hi Folks,

This seems to be getting way off the topic of the A9 speed cameras, so can we please try to keep it on topic and take general discussion to a new thread?

Foolish best,
Alan
TMFBoing

Sun Jun 7

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 12:34

Re: Ooops errors today ?

Hi Folks,

Both Jon and I tried to reproduce these problems using different OS/browser combinations but couldn't, though we were trying at a time after others have said the problems ceased.

Suspicion is that it was most likely a [more]

Fri Jun 5

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 14:07

Re: Care of Doc Marten's 'oiled' leather boots

I did think 'dubbin' - the few snippets of care advice I've found seem to recommend a wax based product

"It consists of natural wax, oil and tallow."
[more]

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