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Sat Feb 28

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breelander replied to the Land of Off Topic Posts board. 21:46

Re: TFI Friday.....

Hi Jenny,

Welcome to LoOTP, you seem to have got the hang of this place straight off. On word caution the 'W' word is usually spelt 'w*rk' (as it's a bit of a swear word round the parts).



Bree.

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 12:57

Re: FD HYP - Top up time

The Top up spreadsheet top-up rankings, in order, are: CNA, HSBA, RDSB, AMFW, BLT, CLLN, AML, NG.

From these I am ruling out CNA (divi cut), HSBA (fines uncertainty), RDSB & AMFW (oil price uncertainty), so I am thinking of
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breelander replied to the Land of Off Topic Posts board. 12:27

Re: Waves

The Great Wave...

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 10:52

Re: Lloyds dividend payment date.....

I do admire the hard core hypsters who've held this dog for the last few years and missed out on dividend streams from more reliable candidates.

Not just held - some of us are on record as having taken up the Open Offer at 38.43p and [more]

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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 10:43

Re: Frustratingly slow again

Really bad again today for me.

Unlike my comments the first time round, today it's affecting me too.

Bree.

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 10:22

Re: First share purchase

There are much higher priorities that you should be considering when comparing potential HYP candidates than any particular dividend-payment date.

I agree.

That said, I do absolutely agree that there's a psychological [more]

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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 09:52

Re: Undo button

I'm unable to get to 'My Fool' as the 'My Fool' dropdown menu doesn't drop down.

Look below. there's a plain link to My Fool in the blue bar beneath every post:
Folders | Best Of | Favorites & Replies | Settings | Start [more]

Fri Feb 27

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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 01:23

Re: Undo button

Can't try it on my phone as all my unread posts are marked as 'read' now!

For testing you can reset all posts on one of your Favourite boards to 'unread'. Go to Customise [more]

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breelander wrote 00:56

So, does this 'watercooler' actually do anything?

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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 00:51

Re: Undo button

Does it? I don't get a confirmation box on my tablet.

Works in Firefox and IE on a PC. What table/browser are you using?

Bree.

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breelander replied to the Improve the Fool board. 23:49

Re: Undo button

I've raised the issue with the tech team again and will reply further as soon as I know more.

Thanks very much for taking another look at this issue.

And now it's been done! A confirmation box pops up when you try to [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 23:44

Re: Mark All Read

Does anyone see a new pop-up box when you click on "Mark All Read", asking if you really want to ?

Wow! They've really gone and done it! We were talking about this a few weeks ago on Improve the Fool. Apparently it's far [more]

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breelander replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Share Ideas board. 17:28

Re: Winnifrith on QPP

...I really meant the news that it has been finished and presented.

err... actually... there's been a bit of a delay...

...The Independent Review is ongoing and has taken longer than originally anticipated ... The Board [more]

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breelander replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 13:26

Re: Skype problems

Confusingly, Skype is also available within a browser now, not needing to be installed as an application. (In Beta test version anyway). It may be an easy way out if you have problems.

This is Microsoft's (somewhat belated) response [more]

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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 08:44

Re: Read messages showing green

Short answer: Use any browser other than IE.

Longer answer: IE seems to behave uniquely in how it handles visited links history, this appears to work fine on most (but not all) sites. TMF is one of the sites it has problems with. There's [more]

Thu Feb 26

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 01:56

Re: Amazon survey

OK But what did they get out of it if it was a fake?

It may have been a fake. In that case you have confirmed that the address they used was valid. If so, just watch out for more spam and be careful not to click on any suspicious [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 22:37

Re: Amazon survey

A link to Privacy Notice was exactly what I have seen before and other links had all the hallmarks of Amazon.

Links are easy to copy and paste into a convincing looking email. What's more difficult to fake is the server from which [more]

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breelander replied to the Ask A Foolish Question board. 17:37

Re: Tiny trades

Could they be dividend reinvestment?

Not likely for this one at 16:28 today - 2 shares in Marks & Spencer bought for £10 [more]

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breelander replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 16:53

Re: Consumer Rights Question

Try searching the web. If there are many other such stories about failures of this particular item, that will definitely help your case.

Like this one on Mumsnet?

I used to repair steam generator irons, mostly Morphy [more]

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breelander replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 16:34

Re: Electrocomponents vs Premier Farnell

The thoughts of esteemed contributor Valuemargin:

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Valumargin was commenting on my choice (back in 2011) to add Electrocomponents to my HYP. FWIW I still hold ECM, indeed I [more]

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