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TMFTarantula posted to the Taxes - Socio-Political Issues board. 12:54

Tax systems are trickier than Martian algebra

"Only radical restructuring has a chance of creating fair taxation, writes Tim Harford"

"Tax is a divisive subject but everyone seems to agree on one point: taxes are too complicated and should be simpler. Unfortunately, tax [more]

Wed Jul 30

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TMFTarantula replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 16:46

Re: FAO: simsqu

... vegetarians are like that; they prefer to be honest...


Isn't it at this point that someone should say "But Hitler was a vegetarian"?

Fwiw, he also didn't drink alcohol (or only very, very [more]

Tue Jul 29

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TMFTarantula replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:35

Re: minimum for groceries?

thanks for comments all. he can cook and will have use of a kitchen.

Still thinking about whether it is the right thing to do...


As an alternative, you could always get him something like "The Pauper's Cookbook", by [more]

Mon Jul 28

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TMFTarantula posted to the Share Advisor boards. 16:31

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TMFTarantula replied to the Improve the Fool board. 12:28

Re: Links

Hi Alan

Since a few minutes ago, certain words in posts are appearing in CAPITAL LETTERS with a little arrow next to them which provides a pop-up if your cursor as much as passes over the capitalised word....

I don't really know
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Fri Jul 25

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TMFTarantula replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 16:56

Re: minimum for groceries?

What would you seasoned LBYMers suggest is the minimum spend one might reasonably need for food for one adult for a week?

It all depends on what you mean by "reasonably need".

If it's just a matter of getting [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 15:00

Re: Hard cycling

ISTR that they had to change the rules, some years back, as the "sprint" had become the longest race of all due to the riders static balancing on their pedals - the bikes being fixed wheel.

So now they are not allowed to
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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 14:34

Re: Hard cycling

> But why the technique of a turtle crawl followed by a hare sprint?
> Hasn't anyone tried the opposite - namely to sprint off for as long as they can and then coast home?

They do, very occasionally, and only some of those
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Tue Jul 22

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TMFTarantula replied to the Football Fools board. 14:38

Re: 'The Strangest Soccer Match Ever'

Hi dionaeamuscipula

Well dared — although hopefully the passage of almost a decade since it was last posted on the board mitigates the offence somewhat :-)

Rgds

T

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TMFTarantula replied to the Improve the Fool board. 12:48

Re: A little bit of proof reading goes a long wa

what is ft. supposed to mean???

Featuring.

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TMFTarantula posted to the Football Fools board. 11:13

'The Strangest Soccer Match Ever'

(They mean 'Football', of course.)

www.futilitycloset.com/2014/07/22/the-strangest-soccer-match...

Ignore the video — sadly, it's not highlights [more]

Mon Jul 21

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TMFTarantula replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 14:50

Re: Technical Comment or Query

There is a possibility that something has got out of kilter in your account info. I've reported this post to bring this thread to the attention of a Foolish Techie, hopefully they can shed some light on your problem.

There's nothing [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 12:21

Re: M6 Toll road

How do I pay please?

"You can pay at our booths with cash, credit/debit/fuel card or Tag."

www.m6toll.co.uk/using-the-m6toll/

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Fri Jul 18

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 18:10

Re: apple on frankfurt exchange

I bought apple on the frankfurt exchange in euros a while back.
If the euro devalues will it affect my investment? im not sure what currency risk is involved.


If you bought euro-denominated shares, then whatever happens to the [more]

Thu Jul 17

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 14:22

Re: Pens

Can anyone recommend a type of pen that can be used for writing on the back of photographs? Some of the photos are very old and I don't want any ink to leak through onto the actual picture.

"Unless it is marked specifically for [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Recipes & Cooking board. 10:03

Re: Travelling with lasagne

I'd either cook it - a cooked lasagne will be absolutely fine for a 2 hr journey (and much longer) - or take the components. An assembled-but-raw lasagne seems the least-best option (not least as a 2 hr journey might be a bit warm for raw meat - ok, [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 12:29

Re: Magnets

I read an article which mentioned that placing magnets under a mattress was helpful to people who suffer from cramp in the night.

You may wish to read [more]

Wed Jul 9

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 11:31

Re: Aggressive Debt Collection Agency

bit of a mixed one this, partly a warning, and partly what can I do about it?
[not sure if another board would be more appropriate]


People on [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 11:02

Re: Green Flag

> If the account that the card is issued on is still active, they very likely can, as many card issuers participate in
> "updater programmes", through which card networks provide the numbers of new cards to merchants -
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