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Tue Nov 25

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TMFTarantula replied to the Recipes & Cooking board. 15:47

Re: cee-lan-dro

Cilantro

Better known as coriander over here (leaf, rather than seed).

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coriander

Mon Nov 24

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TMFTarantula posted to the Share Advisor boards. 16:33

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Sun Nov 23

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TMFTarantula posted to the Sky plc board. 14:37

Board re-named & re-foldered

Following the company's Name Change Announcement of 21 November 2014 —

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Sat Nov 22

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TMFTarantula replied to the Wildlife board. 11:07

Re: Spot the Cephalopod

Which species is this?

I really don't know, I'm afraid.

I don't know nearly enough about octopuses, and they're not the easiest things to identify, especially when they're mostly in a hole and camouflaged as well [more]

Fri Nov 21

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TMFTarantula replied to the Wildlife board. 01:14

Re: Spot the Cephalopod

> And here's a (slightly blurry) close up from the side

Aha! It's a cuttlefish.



Nope, it's an octopus.

(Cuttlefish are definitely fantastic - I've seen lots close up - but this isn't one.)

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TMFTarantula replied to the Wildlife board. 13:43

Re: Spot the Cephalopod

Hi Widey

To the right of your hand, the left of the fish, above the white coral flower?

Thats its eye and siphon


I think you're as close any anyone's likely to get, so the virtual cupie-doll is yours.

Here's [more]

Thu Nov 20

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TMFTarantula replied to the Wildlife board. 18:14

Re: Spot the Cephalopod

Wow! It's above the small black fish, to the right of the rock with coral/anemone on it?

Close, but no cigar :-)

(But you're spot on with the "Wow!".)

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TMFTarantula replied to the Wildlife board. 17:12

Re: Spot the Cephalopod

Are there not 2?

One by your hand and one further up and right?


Nope :)

(At least, there aren't two, and the one that there is isn't in either of those locations, depending on how specific you're [more]

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TMFTarantula posted to the Wildlife board. 15:59

Spot the Cephalopod

There's one in this photo:

postimg.org/image/9bxqnm9wv/

(I know, because that's me looking at it ;-)

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TMFTarantula posted to the Books board. 15:17

Iain Banks - previously unpublished interview

SF magazine "Strange Horizons" has just published, for the first time (except for their inclusion in a PhD), some interviews conducted with Iain Banks between April and June in 2010.

"Iain M. Banks's Culture is one of the most [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 10:20

Re: Securely disposing of an old PC

No-one seems to want OLD computers.

www.computersforcharities.org and www.computers4africa.org.uk (amongst other such organisations) [more]

Wed Nov 19

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TMFTarantula replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 14:14

Re: Securely disposing of an old PC

If I take the hard drive out of my old computer, is it safe to pass it on to someone else via Freecycle or the council recycling centre?

Yes.

And if you want to dispose of the hard drive so that it can't be read... [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:15

Re: Considering tinkering a little

Hi all

Just a polite reminder to stay firmly focussed on practical matters and to resist the temptation to wander off into strategic or macro waters.

Foolish best regards

Tarantula

Fri Oct 31

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TMFTarantula replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 20:26

Re: David Bowie best ever?

one of his lesser known tracks '5 Years'

I suppose it's hard to convey irony in a post ;-)

I'd go for 'Heroes' (off 'Heroes')

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 18:03

Re: Telco Hudl

Does it support the TV catchup players

The Tesco Hudl 2 runs Android KitKat, so any TV app that runs on that will work.

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TMFTarantula replied to the Legal Issues - Practical board. 16:27

Re: how long should a thing last?

You have probably exhausted any legal remedies by getting the machine repaired yourself.

> No they haven't - now it turns into a money claim against the seller for the amount of the repair, based on their rights under the
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TMFTarantula replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 15:45

Re: River Tyne

Was there any fog?

And if so, whose was it?

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TMFTarantula replied to the Improve the Fool board. 10:29

Re: Fool Status

Hi Bree

No, the problem I want to report is the with the two status pages themselves...
http://globalstatus.fool.com/ and
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Thu Oct 30

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TMFTarantula replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 15:08

Re: Flash, again!!!!!!!!!

Just tried to listen to a live Radio 4 broadcast and got a message that I had to download Flash from a link, which took me to the Adobe site.

Why would I need that when I'm not looking to play video?


Presumably because the [more]

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