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Wed Jan 28

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Civil Discussion Forum board. 13:03

Re: Reply to BSDropout re moderation

I wasn’t referring to pyad (who walks on water as far as I’m concerned)

I've met him when it was raining - he doesn't ;-)

Alan
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Mon Jan 26

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 13:55

Re: The Package - A Modern Parable

Folks,

This really isn't on topic for the "Help with this Blasted Computer!" board, so can we please now consider the thread Closed.

Foolish best,
Alan
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Fri Jan 23

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 10:59

Re: What Kind of Writers Do Fool Want?

TMF may not be floundering on subscription fees, but certainly is currently suffering by the number of disenchanted posts from subscribers within both CSPRO and SA after an awful investing advisory year by the experts.

One of the key [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 10:51

Re: Posting messages

When a whole bunch of old repaired faults suddenly reappear together,
it can be a symptom of an (unintended) reversion to an earlier software module,
e.g. by using an out of date repository.


The indications suggest it's not [more]

Wed Jan 21

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 14:40

Re: Posting messages

for the past couple of days, EVERY time I posted a reply (with or without using preview) i get a 'page cannot be found' instead of a 'post success' message. Others have reported the same with various browsers.

We've been seeing a few [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 09:38

Re: What Kind of Writers Do Fool Want?

So, is it fair to say that TMF is floundering a little?

I'm happy to reassure you that's not the case.

Foolish best,
Alan
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Tue Jan 20

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 15:43

Re: What Kind of Writers Do Fool Want?

That really is a pretty weak argument.

"Have you thought about increasing subscribers"
"This works, we'll keep doing it"
"This idea might work better"
"Don't care, this works, we'll keep
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TMFBoing replied to the Legal Issues - Practical board. 09:13

Re: Five year old misses party

Folks,

The legal question seems to have been answered, so can we please consider the thread now Closed.

Foolish best,
Alan
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NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 08:32

Re: What Kind of Writers Do Fool Want?

If the paid articles really are substantially good, the hordes of patronising ignominious drivel that constitutes the remaining 98% of the "entry level" articles is a very poor way to get people to pay for anything.

I mean [more]

Wed Jan 14

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Genealogy board. 11:55

Re: wedding

In my experience the least reliable records are death certificate.

Yes, I've found a few death certs that were quite badly wrong (but definitely the right person - correct address, spouse etc).

I'd also caution that people [more]

Tue Jan 6

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Share Ideas board. 18:27

Re: The fool still fancies Quindell..

The fool still fancies Quindell..

Not The Fool, Alessandro.

Best,
Alan
Boing!

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 10:05

Re: CDF?

Ironic that it's the CDF board - apparently there hasn't been any civil discussion on the Fool these past two months... :o)

Alternatively, discussion has been so civil everywhere else that nobody has needed to turn to CDF for any [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 09:12

Re: OT question

Folks,

This is off topic, and it looks like its been answered as best it can, so can we please consider the thread Closed now.

For any similar questions in future, the "Help with this Blasted Computer!" board is [more]

Mon Jan 5

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Improve the Fool board. 00:05

Re: CDF?

Hi Fools,

This is indeed a known issue.

Post 17597, 16/11/14 02:43, was deleted as being off-topic for the CDF board, but in places that show the date and time of the last post (eg My Fool, Board search) the software doesn't exclude [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Property - Markets and Trends board. 11:08

Re: Any predictions??

Folks, stop the bickering about who was right and who was wrong, Now!

I've removed the latest - we'll be closing threads and/or suspending accounts if we see any more of it.

Foolish regards,
Alan
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Sat Jan 3

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Property - Markets and Trends board. 10:00

Re: Any predictions??

Folks,

Sadly, once again this board has degenerated into slagging off previous posters for their opinions posted years ago.

As with any speculative endeavour, some will get it right and some will get it wrong, but that's no reason [more]

Thu Jan 1

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Tesco plc board. 09:59

Re: LBYM

Folks,

This thread is descending into personal bickering, so please now consider it Closed.

I will shortly remove a few posts from the end.

(And please bear in mind the opening request in the thread - this board is [more]

Wed Dec 31

NL

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TMFBoing replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Share Ideas board. 23:31

Re: NFSC 2015 - Ophir Energy (OPHR)

You'll also be pleased to know then that the majority of the market cap is backed up with cash

Yep, that all adds to the attraction :-)

Cheers,
Alan

Tue Dec 30

NL

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TMFBoing posted to the Paulypilot's Pub - Share Ideas board. 16:30

NFSC 2015 - Ophir Energy (OPHR)

The share comp is over just one year, so it's more of a gamble than an investment and the result is likely to be influenced more by short-term economics and sentiment than any long-term fundamental company performance.

Oil price is likely to [more]

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TMFBoing replied to the Banking Sector board. 13:56

Re: OBR in DTel re Lloyds ECNs

Fools,

We've removed the opening post in this thread as it was an infringement of copyright. The original article can be found at...

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