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Fri May 27

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TMFTarantula replied to the Curiosity Corner board. 23:25

Re: For TMFTarantula

Hi Hal

I now have a new favourite insect - the tarantula hawk, Pepsis spp...

How to put this put this politely...

... oh, I can't :-)

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TMFTarantula posted to the Curiosity Corner board. 23:18

2,000 years of admin screw-ups in the Vatican

"There have been five Pope Felixes, only three of whom were actually Pope"

"The “notes on numbering of popes” speak volumes about the poor quality administrative skills of the medieval church: it’s a veritable treasure trove [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Curiosity Corner board. 23:13

Re: For TMFTarantula

Hi NmNh

http://animagraffs.com/tarantula/

What an excellent site!

Thank you very much.

Rgds

T

Tue May 24

NL

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TMFTarantula replied to the Improve the Fool board. 20:07

Re: Cannot format posts

The techies are aware of the problem and are working to fix it.

Apologies for the obvious inconvenience/annoyance in the meantime.

Regards

Tarantula

Mon May 23

NL

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TMFTarantula replied to the Legal Issues - Practical board. 22:43

Re: Private road - access for contractors

Worryingly, we've just learned that one of the other houses is under offer from a developer. Because of the big plot areas, there is a trend around here that a developer buys a house, knocks it down, and builds a £4-5m mansion. [more]

Thu May 19

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TMFTarantula replied to the Music Music Music board. 18:21

Re: Iggy Pop

Who saw Iggy going nuts on Jools? Was that a limp I saw at the end of Lust for Life?

He's limped for years. One of his legs is shorter than the other.

"I have one leg about an inch and a half shorter than the other. When [more]

Wed May 18

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TMFTarantula replied to the Recipes & Cooking board. 22:26

Re: End of BBC recipe archive

"BBC climbdown over online recipes after public outcry

"The corporation says the bulk of its 11,000 recipes will be moved over to its BBC Good Food site owned by commercial arm"

-- [more]

Tue May 17

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TMFTarantula replied to the Improve the Fool board. 22:44

Re: Preference Shares

What about non-banks prefs? - too much of a 'niche' interest?

We think so -- hence the perhaps less-than-obvious but actually practical status quo of having them discussed alongside bank prefs on the Banking Sector [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Improve the Fool board. 21:50

Re: Preference Shares

Did we almost get a new board devoted to the above ??!

Almost. But after further thought we decided that the current situation -- where preference shares get discussed on the Banking Sector board -- was preferable* to the inevitable [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Improve the Fool board. 21:45

Re: Preference Shares

> "Did we almost get a new board devoted to the above ??!"

No, there is a board and it hasn't been closed, yet.


It had actually been 'deleted', but the fact it's still there rather suggests that function doesn't [more]

Fri May 13

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TMFTarantula replied to the Curiosity Corner board. 11:52

Re: Know your coffee

That's way too simple!

Try infographicsmania.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Making-Coff... :-)

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TMFTarantula replied to the Legal Issues - Practical board. 10:23

Re: marine legislation issue

Point is, the moorings in question have not been placed in a harbour, rather in a section of water that is controlled by the harbour authority but is not by any stretch of imagination part of a harbour.

Out of interest, where is [more]

Thu May 12

NL

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TMFTarantula replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 16:48

Re: Get your haircut boy!

"Why not a half windsor, I suggested"

"Not allowed", he replied.


Quite right, too.

Never do things by halves.

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TMFTarantula replied to the Legal Issues - Practical board. 11:30

Re: marine legislation issue

I own a property that is very close to the sea shoreline. Recently, the local harbour authority has placed several moorings that are only 60 yards or so from the waterfront houses.

The boats moored there have a very negative impact on
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Wed May 11

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TMFTarantula replied to the Books board. 10:58

Re: James Lee Burke

I read 'In the Electric Mist' a while back and really enjoyed it. Can any one recommend another good Robicheaux in a similar style?

'In the Electric Mist with the Confederate Dead' is something of an outlier in the Robicheaux series — [more]

Mon May 9

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TMFTarantula posted to the Share Advisor boards. 16:37

Thu May 5

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 16:35

Re: how wrong can voting go before it gets re-do

At the 2010 election many prospective voters in university towns were turned away having queued outside the polling station.It seems that students keen to vote Lib dem on the strength of their promise to scrap student fees had failed to realise [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Books board. 14:54

Re: Kindle Oasis - anyone?

As a longtime (2012) owner of the 'basic' Kindle which has performed sterling service, and it much loved by me, I am being tempted by the Kindle Oasis. Of course my conscience will not allow me to upgrade until my current signs off, but I am [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Improve the Fool board. 13:11

Re: Scam email?

Gengulphus

> Well, to be fair, we do -- it's the email address that was given in the "Your request to reset your password" email that you received.
> Ok, it says "membersupport@" rather than, say,
[more]

Wed May 4

NL

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TMFTarantula replied to the Improve the Fool board. 09:45

Re: Scam email?

Hi Michael

I tried to report this because many large companies try to track phishing campaigns in case they originate from a data breach. I was very surprised that Fool don't have any way of reporting or alerting about this type of [more]

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