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Mon Oct 20

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TMFTarantula replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Other Stuff board. 18:42

Re: 'alternate Director'?

First hit for the term in Google:

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

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TMFTarantula replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 18:34

Re: Prescription charge

What a rip off. It was only for a tube of cream that probably cost sod all to manufacture.

You're not just paying for the manufacturing cost — you're also paying for the costs that went into developing the product (since those will be [more]

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TMFTarantula posted to the Banking Sector board. 13:18

More or less? Who knows...

It's about a US bank, but the principle's the same:

"Bank of America Made $168 Million Last Quarter, More or Less"

"... here is your fun quiz on those earnings. It has one question. The question is, was Bank
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Fri Oct 17

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TMFTarantula replied to the Science & Sensibility board. 10:38

Re: Horizon: Everything We Know..

About Everything May Be Wrong.

(At least I think that's what it was called.)



"Is Everything We Know About The Universe Wrong?" (first shown 4.5 years ago, apparently, on 9 March 2010).

On iPlayer at [more]

Thu Oct 16

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TMFTarantula posted to the Wildlife board. 14:31

Salmon running on the Taff

Salmon are currently trying to get up a weir on the River Taff — goo.gl/maps/OVZ7x — which is only about half-a-mile from where I live.

Taking photos of them certainly isn't easy — by the time you've [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 09:39

Re: Installing a secondary phone socket

Hi Clariman

The following "how-to" guide may be of use to you:

"Adding additional telephone sockets"
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Wed Oct 15

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TMFTarantula replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:49

Re: Musings on Aldi

The chocolate is vile though...

From Aldi?

I can only assume it wasn't the Choceur Fairtrade Belgian Plain Chocolate, as that's excellent.

And the two Moser Roth plain bars (70% and 80%) are very good, too.

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TMFTarantula posted to the Wildlife board. 10:30

Where do birds go... ?

xkcd.com/1434/

Tue Oct 14

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TMFTarantula replied to the Pedants' Corner board. 11:00

Re: Noooooo!

Someone's bound to mention "nuclear" eventually, and the way some Americans metathetically pronounce it "nucular".

Oh look, someone just did.

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TMFTarantula posted to the Books board. 10:57

What sort of reader are you?

What sort according to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, anyway:

1. Spunges that suck up every thing and, when pressed give it out in the same state, only perhaps somewhat dirtier

2. Sand Glasses — or rather the upper Half of the Sand Glass, [more]

Mon Oct 13

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TMFTarantula replied to the Pedants' Corner board. 17:53

Re: Noooooo!

> Wednesday
> Line breaks: Wed¦nes|day
> Pronunciation: /'w?nzde?

"Wenzdei?" Not "Wednzdei?"

It's nearly as bad as having to explain to Americans, that there is a "t" in the
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TMFTarantula replied to the Improve the Fool board. 17:40

Re: How Barclays turned £10k into £6.8k...

Hi NmNh

> Fool article today says...
>
> "...If you’d bought Barclays shares at the end of September 2013, you’d have had to pay 490p apiece for them. And a
> couple of years later, with the price hovering
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Fri Oct 10

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 10:54

Re: One for the geeks

Why is it now called coding, as opposed to programming, like when I were a lad?

The use of the word "coding" dates back to the very earliest days of computing — 1947, in fact, when it was used in the title of a report by [more]

Thu Oct 9

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TMFTarantula replied to the Legal Issues - Practical board. 13:32

Re: DSR Exemption

Are 'hygiene related' products exempt from the DSR regulations?

Just to be legally pedantic, as of 13 June 2014 the Distance Selling Regulations 2000 (DSR) and the Off-premises (Doorstep) Regulations 2008 were revoked and replaced by [more]

Wed Oct 8

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TMFTarantula replied to the Recipes & Cooking board. 13:48

Re: Season of mists and hearty soups...

One of our favourites is a tomato/chickpea/chorizo soup.

[more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 09:28

Re: EPOS Uniwell SX660 tills.

I do not have a full set of notes for the till

There's an Operation Manual online at [more]

Tue Oct 7

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 15:57

Re: how to stop fax calls?

dialling 1471 should tell you the number calling.

Presumably it's the one the OP mentions at the start of their post? "My MIL gets calls from 012 4965 9508 on her home phone..."

:-)

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TMFTarantula replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 12:55

Re: Technical support

Hi sdi2

I am having an issue with "High Yield - HYP Practical" board under "Favourites & Replies" with the new posts counter remaining at zero.

I just used my admin powers to log in as if were you, and [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Legal Issues - Practical board. 09:44

Re: Miscarriage of justice

Hah! [ laughs bitterly and cynically] Quis custodiet Custodes?

"Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?"


"Yes, I could have been a judge, but I never had the Latin. I never had the Latin for the judging, I [more]

Mon Oct 6

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TMFTarantula replied to the Jokers Corner board. 16:44

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