TMFBoing

Alan Oscroft

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Thu Sep 15

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:35

Re: Galliford Try (GFRD) results

Folks,

This thread seems to be drifting off topic, and getting into the merits of the strategy and the purpose of this board.

So can I please ask you to curtail the strategy discussion (and take it to the High Yield - Share [more]

Sat Aug 20

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TMFBoing replied to the Civil Discussion Forum board. 21:51

Re: Chopping the whole thread

The notes I was sent come from "UKAlerts@fool.co.uk" which seems suggestive of an outbound only notification system

I don't see why you would think that is outbound only, especially as I have [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Civil Discussion Forum board. 21:35

Re: Chopping the whole thread

When you then pull a repost for using the term "Foolish"

I do not recall removing one of your posts for the use of the word "Foolish", or for removing repeated posts for different reasons on different occasions - [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Civil Discussion Forum board. 21:27

Re: Chopping the whole thread

Every time you pull the post I remove the content to which you have objected, only to have you remove it again for a different reason not given at the time of submission.

Every time you have reposted, you have repeated comments which [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Civil Discussion Forum board. 21:20

Re: Chopping the whole thread

The term Brexiteer cannot possibly be acceptable, making the leave campaign sound like some sort of piracy group, if the term Remainiac is suddenly to be banned.

All I can really do is repeat the reply I sent to you when you requested [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Civil Discussion Forum board. 11:54

Re: Chopping the whole thread

Happy to be of assistance :-)

Foolish best,
Alan
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Fri Aug 19

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TMFBoing posted to the Brexit board. 13:04

Board renamed

On the Call to Order thread (http://boards.fool.co.uk/call-to-order-discussion-on-this-bo...), someone suggested renaming this board "Brexit", [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Brexit board. 13:00

Re: Call to Order - Discussion on this Board

Maybe the original name of the board needs updating to "Brexit"?

Good idea, thanks - we've done exactly that.

Foolish best,
Alan
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Wed Aug 17

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TMFBoing posted to the Brexit board. 16:09

Call to Order - Discussion on this Board

Sadly, the EU Referendum board has become one of our more problematic ones of late, with angry exchanges and personal attacks becoming far too common.

Let me remind everyone of our Guidelines for Civil Discussion -

1. Stick to [more]

Sun Aug 14

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TMFBoing replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 12:42

Re: Thoughts on Future Sterling v Dollar

Folks,

This thread is getting off topic, so please stick to discussing sterling from an investment perspective and take off topic discussion elsewhere.

(I'll probably be removing several posts shortly after I post this [more]

Wed Aug 10

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TMFBoing replied to the Bert's Investor Sanctuary board. 14:33

Re: Please no more Brexit!

Folks,

This is an investing board, so please consider this thread now Closed, and please stick to investing topics.

Foolish best,
Alan
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Mon Aug 8

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 19:45

Re: Blue Hat

Isn't it just a case of finding a line of code, and changing "fool.com" to "fool.co.uk?"

Almost certainly not, no.

Alan
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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 09:13

Re: BBC Licensing

Folks,

I think any factual answers to the issue raised have been adequately covered, and this board is not really appropriate for a general discussion of licensing or of TV in general.

Please now consider the thread [more]

Fri Aug 5

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TMFBoing replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 10:40

Re: Shop awnings

Obviously awnings serve to keep the customers dry/shaded, and to some degree protect the goods on display from fading.

There were far more small fresh food shops with their produce in the window back then, so I think a major purpose [more]

Sat Jul 30

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TMFBoing replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 10:51

Re: NHS consultant paid £375,000 in overtim

Folks,

Can I just suggest that this exchange is getting a little overheated and a bit personal, and ask you to try to remember our Civil Discussion for Mutual Benefit ethos please?

Foolish best,
Alan
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Thu Jul 21

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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

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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

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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
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Wed Jun 29

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TMFBoing replied to the