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Sun Dec 14

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apprenticeDRL replied to the Land Of Serious Topics board. 22:58

Re: If a man dies...

Sorry to be pedantic but if you don't believe in God why do you believe in Hell?? and if you don't believe in hell then what difference does it make?

or to put it another way how can you believe in an afterlife if you don't believe in God?

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apprenticeDRL replied to the Land Of Serious Topics board. 22:37

Re: Jihadi Human Rights

Justwatchigfool


I am sorry but Wikepedia and the BBC ??? I thought we were having a serious debate at least quote scholarly articles and publications in the scientific press please !

Try the following you should be able to [more]

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apprenticeDRL replied to the Land Of Serious Topics board. 19:37

Re: Jihadi Human Rights

Justwatchingfool I don't wish to be contentious but I thought I would answer some of your points

'It's amazing how a constant dose of films and TV series from Hollywood and the US with fabricated - not even claimed to be real - spy plots and [more]

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apprenticeDRL replied to the Land Of Serious Topics board. 12:46

Re: Jihadi Human Rights

You will get a lot of true information and a lot of made up nonsense. Of course if you use torture to corroborate the the evidence you will be successful there too, because the other person will likely admit to anything too.

Akiking don't [more]

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apprenticeDRL replied to the Land Of Serious Topics board. 12:38

Re: Jihadi Human Rights

"I did not have a problem with weatherboarding either, given that it produced intelligence results."

Justwatchingfool don't you mean water boarding ? I have weather boarding on my house :-)

By the way I personally think [more]

Fri Dec 12

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apprenticeDRL replied to the Land Of Serious Topics board. 13:06

Re: Clear red water

'The VAT increase brings in around £12 bill pa, raising tax thresholds will "cost" around £20 bill pa this year. Council tax has been frozen for the past few years & I don't think the increase in rail fares has plugged the [more]

Thu Dec 11

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apprenticeDRL replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:26

Re: Top up before year end - drawing a blank

I would second Carillion the price is good at the moment as a bit depressed by the general drop in the markets. Personally I know a lot on here wont agree but I am looking at BLT they are at a very good price and are a good income play if you are [more]

Tue Dec 9

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apprenticeDRL replied to the Land Of Serious Topics board. 12:50

Re: Non Ambulats in wheeled chairs

I thought that the issue here is that it was a disabled space on a bus (the clue is in the name). These are designated areas for disabled travellers. I am fairly sure that the bus company would not provide these spaces if it weren't for Legislation [more]

Mon Dec 8

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apprenticeDRL replied to the Land Of Serious Topics board. 16:54

Re: Disgraceful behaviour in parliament

I suspect that for most people if they were caught playing computer games in the office or in a meeting they would either be severely reprimanded or fired.

So what censure will Nigel Mills have ? I think what amazes me most is his initial [more]

Thu Nov 27

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apprenticeDRL replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 16:42

Re: First Group

Changeable - Mr Market doesn't think so FGP.L are up nearly 2% today on this news. :-)


I also hold FGP and waiting for a good exit price. Not quite as underwater as you I am glad to say.

Fri Nov 14

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apprenticeDRL replied to the Land Of Serious Topics board. 15:30

Re: Philae comet lander

No I think that research spending on space is the way forward. Ultimately we will have to leave this planet, although hopefully not for a long time yet. Landing on a comet has / will provide a lot of information of scientific value.

I am a [more]

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apprenticeDRL replied to the Land Of Serious Topics board. 09:28

Re: Ched Evans - but what about the others?

Could it be that Ched Evans is white and fairly well off (being a footballer)

Fri Nov 7

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apprenticeDRL replied to the Land Of Serious Topics board. 17:22

Re: Osbourne's economics

JTR63 I think you may have miss interpreted this. My understanding is that when the extra payments were calculated on the basis that we had been underpaying due to the strength of the economy over the last 17 years the effect of the retrospective [more]

Wed Nov 5

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apprenticeDRL replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 17:18

Re: Short Positions On UK Shares

Thanks HYPmonkey

This is really useful

Thu Oct 23

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apprenticeDRL replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 14:31

Re: Debenhams

Yes but it is frozen over 5% which in todays climate I can live with. Better than a cut

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apprenticeDRL posted to the Debenhams plc board. 11:26

Finals

For those like me that have held on to DEB.L (It does have 5% yield)

Financial headlines
· Gross transaction value up 1.7% to £2,823.9m
· Group like-for-like sales up 1.0%
· Group gross margin down 60bps: H1 [more]

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apprenticeDRL posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 11:24

Debenhams

For those like me that have DEB.L in their HYP (It does have 5% yield)

Financial headlines
· Gross transaction value up 1.7% to £2,823.9m
· Group like-for-like sales up 1.0%
· Group gross margin down 60bps: H1 [more]

Thu Oct 16

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apprenticeDRL replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:17

Re: EMG Trading statement

Yes I was also lucky and bought at a lower price. My understanding is that their dividend policy is to return the profits to the shareholders so if the funds are doing well the dividend should be good. We will see.

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apprenticeDRL posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 10:26

EMG Trading statement

Not sure if any others hold Man (EMG.L)but I have it in my HYP. They have released their trading statement which seems reasonably good for a change

Key points



· Funds under management (FUM) up 25% to $72.3 billion at [more]

Tue Oct 14

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apprenticeDRL replied to the Land Of Serious Topics board. 19:07

Re: Labour and (no) English devolution

I think one example of this in real life which I think is correct (although I stand to be corrected) is that tuition fees for England under the last labour government was passed with the votes of the Scottish MPs which swing the vote, while these MPs [more]

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