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I love useless facts and information, let's hear everyone's.
I will start with a couple
Antartica is the biggest desert in the world
The day on Venus is longer than the year.
I've gone a wee while without listening to much in the way of new music, but there's been a spate of album releases I've wanted to check out lately for one reason or another and I've been pleasantly surprised.
Babel - Mumford and Sons: Develops their sound from Sigh No More and really cements...
Right now we are getting into the dark nights what's the best tv series to watch right now ?.. I'm already on Leftovers but your only getting 1 episode a week..Im looking to power through a box set or 2 in a week :greengrin
Cannae watch Game of thrones as i powered through series 1-3 whilst...
Not seen a thread like this for a while, so what gigs are people going to in the near future?
I am just starting this as I suddenly have a load of gigs to go to that have only materialised over the last 6 weeks or so :greengrin
Tomorrow - The Bootleg Beatles, Wellington
Nov 10 - Coldplay,...
Noticed online that they are about to celebrate the Citrus Club's 25th birthday, after which they are going to make a decision as to whether to keep the club open or not - the management putting out a 'Use us or lose us' plea.
Would be a crying shame if the Citrus Club went out of business. Had...
Looking to get advice from any mechanic. I have a Chevy Lacetti Estate originally an motability car that is for my son. Recently, it broke down with no warning. Towed to my garage, who found the timing belt was slack and therefore no compression to the engine. They were going to charge me for a...
Hi Guys,what aftershave is everyone wearing these days....looking for a decent one for my son.TIA.
18 months since Pet Peeves III.
The fitba' season's over so here's PP-IV prescribed as a wee bit therapy for us moaners until the new season starts.
I hate when temporary roadwork signs are left up when they are not...
A new game!!!
I will start by saying the name of a song, the next person then has to name a song title which uses a word from the prebvious title.
E.g Sunshine on Leith (proclaimers)- I'm walking on Sunshine
ill start - The Boys of Summer
(Try not to link words like "The"
This is a game I got from another forum.
I start by saying something
say:What is life
And then the next poster makes an acroynym out of last word of my sentence in response
say:Life is for elephants (but hopefully better:greengrin)
Just for a bit of fun :greengrin ...
Small Renaults/Fiats/Micras = Ditters
Beamers = Show offs who own the road & are exempt from all speed restrictions
Chelsea Tractors = A 'school bus' that goes either too slow or too fast depending on time left...
Is any one on here a tiler (or know one) who could give me a rough estimate?
I'm in the process of buying a newbuild house and need to choose tiling options. My current thought is to take the basic package offered by the builder and then pay my own tiler separately to add additional tiling when...
Anyone have a recommendation for a decent hotel. I get decent rates through Hilton but not really wanting to stay at Villamoura.
Some advice please. I'm planning on taking my other half to London in a few weeks around mid october. I've actually never been apart from flying through the airports in the past.
Can people recommend decent places to stay that make it easy to get around, places to see, eat etc? Also is it...
Been watching quite a lot of these recently and had my eyes opened re what is actually going on in the world. Here's a few that I've watched and consider to have done what I mention above.... Blackfish- about The capture of Orca's, sold onto Seaworld and the dramatic consequences thereafter....
I recently took my Sky and Bt sports out. I was fed up shelling out money because I didn't feel that paying for the basic stuff just to have the right to get sports was fair or fairly priced.
However my situation is that I have saved cash but its catch 22 because i only ever got sky for the...
Just as ***** as the first one. I've just returned home from the cinema and I can't believe I wasted my time again. The first film was crap, but I thought it had the potential to be a good film if done properly , it has failed again.
Right who's all going to a 40th Anniversary gig next year?
1. Edinburgh, Dunfy, Weedge or other?
2. Favourite track?
Edinburgh and The Olympian
I work here and I am in serious danger of losing my job of 14 years, so help a fellow Hibby please guys, and help save the music business in the UK
After the Associates, obviously
Amarone in George Street was the venue for my niece's graduation dinner. I wasn't overly impressed, then again I never really expected to be if I'm honest. Lows were;
Nine out of the ten mains being served together, the tenth person was told "we haven't forgot you,it's just not ready yet" It...
A short time ago in the beautiful morning sun in Rio, Maria Lyle from Dunbar won bronze medal in the womens 200m. Maria is 16 years old.
She came 3rd behind Isis Holt of Australia and the Chinese winner whose name I lost in the excitement.
Maria did a lap of honour, alone, round the...
Anybody on here in to the matched betting? Been doing it myself for a couple of months now and making some good cash from it, it's an improvement on getting rammed from the bookies every weekend anyway.
I only got in to it because of a guy I speak to at the games told me about a hibby he knows...
I see there's a new British whisky out called 'The One'.
Should I ask for a double Britch if I want to order one at the bar?
Hi All,......who is entitled to free university education in Scotland?.........what is the criteria? TIA.
I have just booked a 2 night (thurs/fri) stay with Dinner for both nights and breakfast for my Wife and I for our anniversary .
After scouring all the hotel breaks sites I found one of my favourite Hotels in Northumberland (Derwent Manor) for £166 in total.
I think that is fantastic value even...
How to play;
Someone posts a famous line from a film or TV show.
You must then identify the source of the quote and reply with another famous line which would be an appropriate response to the first one.
Some editorial license is allowed, like name changes, as long as the quote is still...
I bought a new toilet roll holder that you just slide the empty roll off the end and slip the new one with ease.
No more mucking around with spring-loaded barrels for me. Luxury! :aok:
Just heard that actor Gene Wilder has died. He was 83. For me a comedy genius and made so many funny, well stupid films along side another master of comedy, Richard Pryor.
Can't see the usual annual thread for this....
Seen previously Danny Bhoy, Stewart Lee, Andrew Maxwell, Scott Gibson, Bruce Morton, Daniel Sloss, Rhod Gilbert, Franky Boyle (W.I.P) all very good.
Any recommendations for new talent with similar humor to the above or anyone else I should check...
Let's see the tshirts all over the world
Thought this deserves a thread of its own.
What are your recommendations? I've watched Breaking Bad, Better call Saul and the Killing, all brilliant. Prison Break was solala.
The name might not mean much to a lot of people, but Architects' guitarist Tom Searle has passed away at 28 years old.
Architects have been one of the best British bands around for a while now - they combine exceptionally heavy music with highly topical lyrical content and Tom was responsible...
Thought I would share my "BA experience" and hope that anyone who is social media minded can help by tweeting etc?
We went to Italy for a short holiday last week (6 days).
Flights booked and paid for from EDI-LGW-Pisa and return from Venice -LGW-Edi.
While on hols (day 4), I received a text...
Quick question, anyone know if the pandas are pregnant and closed to the general public.
I've got a tree on my back garden due to be cut down in the coming weeks. Noticed today though that there are doves that have moved in. In the nest are two chicks although seem pretty far on. Is it OK to move or leave well alone?
Could some kind person explain how (if it's possible) you add/save your season ticket to the IPhone 6s wallet.
Wanting to book a holiday to Thailand can anyone recommended any decent places to book it . Thanks
Basically I am looking for a new role and upon several months of checking all the usual job websites and whatnot, nothing seems to stand out and it's all agencies or part time work which is not ideal for me. I work in retail, and have over 5 years retail and supervisory/management experience....
Having a 5 year old I end up at the cinema every Friday to see a kids film. Most of these films bore me to tears, but this film was pretty good, I would recommend taking the kids along.
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