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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 17 minutes ago

Re: Missing Icons

The Techies seem to be doing something, the 'Skip Back', 'Skip Forwards' and 'Go' icons now exist in their appropriate www.fool.com/art/... location.

Anyone know if the Techies are aware that the Avatars are missing [more]

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breelander replied to the Gardening board. 2 hours ago

Re: zantedechia (calla lillies)

I think it likes to suffer.

Yes, and that's true for many flowering plants. Some type of stress (like being pot-bound) can increase flowering. The possibility of immanent death induces a strong urge to reproduce...

If
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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 2 hours ago

Re: Missing Icons

Actually, that may be of interest to the techies too.

Another bit of info they might find useful is that the problem also affects the display of our Foolish Avatars.

Everybody's avatar on their Activity page now looks to [more]

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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 2 hours ago

Re: Missing Icons

Tarantula has now reported the problem, so this is more for Scott's information... The image file that's supposed to be displayed there is: http://www.fool.com/art/foolboards/goc.gif

Actually, that may be [more]

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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 2 hours ago

Re: Missing Icons

I've never seen those icons. Where do you normally get them?

Tarantula has now reported the problem, so this is more for Scott's information. You see the green 'Go' icon on every post you read. It's at the end of the...
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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 21:42

Re: Constable's Flatford Mill

I think the structure, front left, is the commencement of the bridge.

Ah, I think you might be right with the culvert idea. So the stream passes under the ground at the very front/bottom of the picture and into the larger body of
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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 15:58

Re: how to prolong laptop battery etc.

* long-term user of Toshiba laptops since Windows 95.

As such, I can offer some personal experience of Li-Ion behaviour. My aged Win95 Toshiba finally got beyond is 'best by' date early this year. All it was used for was Excel98 and [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 15:06

Re: how to prolong laptop battery etc.

I'll say it again...
what technology is the battery ???

All Toshiba laptop batteries (the OP stated this is a Toshiba) have been Li-Ion for as long as I can remember.*
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breelander replied to the ISAs - Individual Savings Accts board. 14:44

Re: Barclays 2 year flexible cash ISA Issue 4

It was my understanding that you could have as many ISAs as you like as long as contributions were only made to ONE in any given tax year.

Yes, you're right, he's wrong. How tiresome.

Agreed. Read HMRC's 'Guidance [more]

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breelander replied to the Gardening board. 14:00

Re: zantedechia (calla lillies)

Hi Bree looks like you are a gardening expert...

Kind of you to say so, just a keen amateur really.

plenty leaves - NO flowers

Calla lilies are not something I've grown, but some general tips are: Have you [more]

Wed Aug 26

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 16:50

Re: Jump leads for empty battery

However, a battery charger does not produce anything like enough power actually to turn over the engine on your car, and attempting to do that when the charger is still connected may ruin the charger

True for most chargers, but there [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 13:00

Re: Windows 10 rollout

I wonder what is going to happen when people upgrade/repair bits of their PC?

Similar things to what have happened ever since Windows has had machine-based activation


According to [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 12:13

Re: Windows 10 rollout

the other three are still awaiting notification that their slot has arrived. And yes, I'd requested the update on all of them.

You don't have to wait for their upgrade slot (though it sounds like you want to take your time). :-) You [more]

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breelander replied to the RSA plc board. 10:28

Re: Zurich offer accepted

Offer now made and recommended ...

Really? I can find no announcement to that effect. There's been nothing since Tuesday's RNS about ...a revised proposal from Zurich... that said... The Board has indicated to Zurich that it [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 10:10

Re: Kitchen Unit MAPLE hinges

Now looking for the best site to download them to and link to here

Try...
http://imgur.com/
...you do not have to register to be able to upload images.

Bree.

Tue Aug 25

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 21:26

Re: Phew, better today!

Another bad FTSE day tomorrow I think.

Only if you were planning to sell. For buyers it's likely to be a good day.

"...When hamburgers go down in price, we sing the ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ in the Buffett [more]

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breelander replied to the Jokers Corner board. 20:06

Re: Cows

"So what? I've got no secrets from a cow!"

etc...etc...

The old ones are still the best...

Boys' Life Apr 1958
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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 18:26

Re: P/E still high

Because of my strict adherence to always buying the "Highest Yield" that appears suitable, no doubt I will rarely pick up the likes of Unilever (ULVR) or Diageo (DGE).

If you'd read the post #18218 that I referred to you'd [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 15:24

Re: P/E still high

DGE has rarely been available on the yield available yesterday in all the time I have been building my HYP

At close yesterday Diageo offered a trailing twelve-month yield of 3.44% against the Ftse-all-share average of 3.81% [more]

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breelander replied to the Land of Off Topic Posts board. 14:49

Re: Vegetables

I think radishes would be better if they were ... usually in excess of 3 feet in diameter and weighed exactly 5 grams each.

By my calculations that would give them a density approximately 1/1000th that of air at sea level, leading to [more]

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