brightncheerful

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 17:12

Re: Colours

It's all Over Now Baby Blue - Bob Dylan
Blue Suede Shoes

plenty more here:

http://www.songfacts.com/category-songs_with_colors_in_the_t...

Fri May 20

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 16:18

Re: Americans don't do irony

It's not only Americans that don't do irony.

Much as I admire anyone that provides support for cancer sufferers, I can't help wondering whether the Macmillan Coffee Mornings - [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 15:31

Re: Estate agents

I might have considered a carport a useful feature

My point precisely. Unless you were in the market for the type of property in this area, your personal consideration would be of no consequence.


Was the one in [more]

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brightncheerful posted to the Does Anybody Know? board. 15:23

Share price question

I own a few shares in Idox plc - http://www.idoxgroup.com . the sp has gone up about 20% since I invested in early April 2016

According to the company report/accounts, approx 20% shares are held in [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 14:49

Re: Estate agents

Would an estate agent, during a valuation, ever recommend improving a property before putting it on the market?

It is wrong to generalise about estate agents, all the more so when one has limited experience.

A conscientious [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Building My Own Web Site board. 13:31

Re: Viewing code

No, it doesn't answer my question, so I'll re-phrase.

What's the benefit to a site owner/administrator, or anyone else for that matter, in being to view the source code of a finished live-site through a browser?

I can understand [more]

Thu May 19

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 18:46

Re: PJS cannot be named

Do you really think that you've got an inalienable right to know that an actor has had a threesome?

Having had a threesome, it's not all it's cracked up to be!

Wed May 18

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brightncheerful replied to the Jokers Corner board. 13:14

Re: Green Star post

Not allowed to be here but I think this surely a worthy exception:

Many congratulations Squiffs.

Thank you so much for sharing your taste in humour. I have previously donated to your fund raising via JustGiving, but more than that, [more]

Mon May 16

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 18:06

Re: Incident at Hornsey

Interest point.

Train - public transport I assume.
Since presumably the window (perhaps one of several) serves the entire train (carriage more likely) surely the correct thing, if politeness were called for, was for him to ask everyone [more]

Fri May 13

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brightncheerful posted to the Building My Own Web Site board. 10:51

Viewing code

Following on from a comment thread on on M4's op - "all your lovely content is still there in the HTML and accessible (and copyable) by viewing the code directly" - would someone please explain what benefit is there in being able to view [more]

Tue May 10

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brightncheerful posted to the Beerpig's Snug board. 12:16

Virgin birth

http://boards.fool.co.uk/kids-today-13371399.aspx

Since I'm banned from JB, I'll post this here.

I thought the word 'virgin' is those days meant 'unmarried mother' ?

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brightncheerful replied to the Pedants' Corner board. 10:26

Re: The story of a pedant’s comeuppance

As soon as I saw the title to the article had no full stop at the end, I knew it wasn't going to end well.

As soon as I saw the title to the article had no full stop at the end, I knew it wasn't going to end


'well' is [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Pedants' Corner board. 09:58

Re: Next generation pedants

fact that it was the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2013.

Word of the Year yes, but around since 2002 (according to the link)

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brightncheerful replied to the Pedants' Corner board. 09:52

Re: Next generation pedants

I've just started reading "The Sense of Style"; author: Stephen Pinker.

http://stevenpinker.com/

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 09:41

Re: More railway stuff !

Years ago, I read about a man who with his son was intent upon visiting every parish church in Britain.

I used to visit parish churches for their heritage and resource of local history wherever, but mostly in East Anglia. In those days, [more]

Mon May 9

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brightncheerful replied to the Running Your Own Business board. 10:10

Re: annual report

Words and numbers are different languages.

Although the accounts speak for themselves, whatever they say can only be understood by those that speak the language of numbers.

A narrative is a translation of the accounts/numbers into [more]

Fri May 6

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brightncheerful replied to the Grumpy Old Fools board. 14:49

Re: Difficult to Get Lidl Leaflets

a lidl exercise not up your street?

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brightncheerful replied to the Grumpy Old Fools board. 14:27

Re: Personalised number plates

I paid £200 for mine.

Approximate resale price now £5000

Theoretically, I ought to add back the plate transfer fee whenever I've changed my car.
At about £80 a throw, total circa £1000.
Perhaps not.

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brightncheerful replied to the Investment Strategies board. 14:15

Re: How would you invest £100k cash?

- nothing, just savings account 1-1.5% per year
Good idea - you put it at the top of your list!

- peer to peer (zopa, savingstream, etc)
High risk. Too many unknown factors.

- buying high dividend shares using sharedealing [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Investment Strategies board. 14:05

Re: Opinions welcome

my only aspiration is to increase the value of my portfolio and I have an absolute minimum investment horizon of 5 years.

Whenever I'm asked for advice on increasing value, my first question is to ask where the increase/growth is [more]

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