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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 22:23

Re: Royal Mint History

Near the main gate, on the left as you walk in, there is an arch, above which the words 'Seaman's Registry' is written in stone. I think this is something to do with merchant navy records, but google is beating me on this.

The [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 22:12

Re: Royal Mint History

Anyone know anything about the history of the Royal Mint building at Tower Hill?

See the Royal Mint's own museum site...
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breelander replied to the Jokers Corner board. 22:07

Re: Elephant

Footprints in the butter.
The custard is for hiding an elephant in (upside down)

I knew it was something yellow...

What's yellow and dangerous?
Shark infested custard.

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breelander replied to the Jokers Corner board. 21:07

Re: Elephant

How do you know you've got elephants in your fridge?
There's a mini parked outside.


And there was me looking for footprints in the custard.

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 19:53

Re: Friday morning

If there is a Yes vote in the referendum, I am assuming there will be a market over-reaction on Friday morning.

Your assumption that the market would over-react to the referendum results is a fair one.

Perhaps a day for a
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breelander posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 15:05

Something brewing?

Here's something for you all to Strategically Ignore - spotted while browsing today's Fool articles (I was that bored).

Apparently rumours are brewing in the booze sector. I normally ignore such things but this caught my attention, involving [more]

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breelander replied to the Jokers Corner board. 14:38

Re: Elephant

How does an elephant get down from a tree?
Stands on a leaf and waits for autumn.


How did the elephant get up the tree?
Stood on an acorn and waited for it to grow.

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breelander replied to the Gardening board. 14:02

Re: Clematis - hardy or not?

cyclamen have cormy things underneath that will probably flower again if you plant them somewhere shady and dry.

Hardy varieties are Cyclamen coum, Cyclamen hederifolium and Cyclamen purpurascens...
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Sun Sep 14

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 00:45

Re: Dividend payments

... the best answer yet is that, no, there is no RELIABLE aggregated source of dividend data. The only completely reliable source is to go to each companies' individual website and check there.

And even then there are pitfalls to [more]

Sat Sep 13

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 01:47

Re: Interactive Brokers - late divis

I realise this thread is borderline off-topic ...

DiamondEcho has x-posted on 'Brokers and Share Dealing'...
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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 19:15

Re: MANX Excitement

I hear HYP as aitch, why, pee so 3 syllables...
I hear HYP as 'hip'...


How to say the name
we must learn from the master
He says "Aitch Why Pea"



... it is an
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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 12:34

Re: Fool display settings

My display (Chrome) changed about a week ago, I wouldn't call it italics but it's very odd, sort of squished. I've got used to it now. I don't think I did anything!

Try clearing your cache first. I it persists then, as it seems to be [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 12:25

Re: Interactive Brokers - late divis

Is anyone else battling with this?

A cross-post to Brokers and Share Dealing may reach a wider readership...
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breelander replied to the Beginners' Portfolio board. 12:17

Re: More than one dealing account?

too many high-hoops to jump through

I'm afraid that's a consequence of current anti money-laundering regulations.

Would there be a disastrous consequence if I had two open applications at once?
Or even if I end up
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Fri Sep 12

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 02:52

Re: Colour temperature conversion

According to my meter, the colour temperature of the door is 13300K

This is not going to help you match the pigment of that door. A pigment is not a light source so it does not have a colour temperature. What a pigment does is [more]

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breelander replied to the Land of Off Topic Posts board. 23:14

Re: September ...

Oh, you tease! And all the clues were hiding in plain sight.

Lovely track, one of my favourites...

Bree.

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breelander replied to the Gardening board. 22:26

Re: Seed life?

and a few more late arrivals now puts my germination rate at 100%!

Not bad for old seed. Well, to round off this thread I can report one of the best crops I've had in years. All the tomatoes have ripened now, been harvested and the [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 18:32

Re: HYP v. Scotland?

...with equal sized holdings.

What do I have to do to make my HYP look like that?
Ah... Nothing. :o)
I take it you've only just bought your HYP? ;-)

Gengulphus, you know full well I've built it up over 10+ [more]

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breelander posted to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 14:41

HYP v. Scotland?

By this time next week we should have a result, but is there anything we should do in the mean time? Can we position our HYPs to best survive all eventualities?

Well, that depends on how good a crystal ball you have. I'm not a statistician, [more]

Thu Sep 11

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breelander replied to the Gardening board. 15:56

Re: Seed sowing times

Foxgloves - biennial - seeds from this years flowers are sprouting now so they should make small plants before winter which will flower next year.

Hmmm, not sure about that. Mine usually need a full season of growth before they [more]

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