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  1. Rehab for TV addictions

    Dear Clare My wife and I started watching Scandal on Sky Living before Christmas and we're about to start Season 4. It's terrible. It really is. However, although I literally shout at the TV pretty much every episode because of the ludicrous stories, the awful acting and the glaringly...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 06-01-2018 03:27 PM
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    09-01-2018, 09:38 PM Go to last post
  2. Holiday car rental

    I'm considering renting a motor in Gran Canaria in the summer but have never driven abroad so I am a little nervous at the thought . I'm hopeful that it will just feel natural driving on the right with a left hand drive vehicle. How have others found driving abroad for the first time ? ...

    Started by sleeping giant, 06-01-2018 07:27 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    08-01-2018, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  3. New star wars film - the last jedi

    Has anyone seen this? The more i think about it, the more im not sure about it

    Started by SouthsideHarp_Bhoy, 15-12-2017 02:05 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 777
    06-01-2018, 02:29 PM Go to last post
  4. Edinburgh Marathon 2018

    Anyone running this? Just signed up this week, my current fitness equals zero. I trained semi-professionally from 1995-2014 until I retired. I literally have not trained since my last official training session and match in May 2014. I'm using the simple beginners marathon training schedule...

    Started by H18 SFR, 03-01-2018 08:37 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-01-2018, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  5. Your Album of 2017

    Beast Epic by Iron & Wine just shading it from Gerry Cinnamon's Erratic Cinematic for me. Notable efforts also from The Charlatans, Ride, Mogwai, Daughter & Shed 7 too. It's been a decent year for music.

    Started by Mr White, 24-12-2017 05:01 PM
    • Replies: 21
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    04-01-2018, 09:22 PM Go to last post
  6. Best coal

    Any thoughts on the best coal out there. Recently moved house and installed a multi-fuel stove and a coal fire. Been using stuff from Homebase, it's murder, any recommendations?

    Started by H18 SFR, 01-01-2018 03:56 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    03-01-2018, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  7. The Clash, New Year’s Day ‘77

    The Clash, New Year’s Day ‘77 On BBC 4 at 5 past midnight ‘tonight’ Plenty unseen footage apparently . Should be great 👍

    Started by Johnny Clash, 01-01-2018 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-01-2018, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  8. A thought for those suffering this Xmas

    ... with the ****ing inlaws staying :grr: I mean, what the ****. I've just opened my Hotel Chocolat box of chocolates this morning and offered them round. The mother in law went straight in for the champagne truffle, '' 'ooo I love these, thanks Bollah' she says. I come back an hour later and...

    Started by hibsbollah, 25-12-2017 12:18 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 963
    29-12-2017, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  9. Rod Stewart

    Rod Stewart and Ron Wood. I never realised Rod could play an instrument. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xlo1NvEdAw&list=RD3xlo1NvEdAw

    Started by heretoday, 23-12-2017 06:22 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    27-12-2017, 12:46 PM Go to last post
  10. Wee family Christmas traditions.

    What wee traditions do you have that are probably not mainstream. Taking a photo of our 8 year old this year filling up 2 glasses of whisky for Santa and his elf before going to bed. I've done this every year and had a look back at the wee collection we now have and it's a brilliant snap shot in...

    Started by Hibrandenburg, 24-12-2017 09:49 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    26-12-2017, 02:34 AM Go to last post
  11. Best car wash in Edinburgh (value for money :-)

    Aye the best one would probably be one of those top rated detailing/valet jobs in the £100s if not £1,000s (so I qualified it :-). So what's the best drive through or hand job where the boys get all wet and soapy?

    Started by Jack, 21-12-2017 05:26 PM
    • Replies: 21
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    24-12-2017, 11:45 PM Go to last post
  12. Gogglebox Leon Bernicoff

    Gutted to hear Leon passed away yesterday,one of my favourites since I started watching in 2013. RIP Leon. http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/leon-bernicoff-dead-gogglebox-june-final-tweet-a8127026.html

    Started by Betty Boop, 24-12-2017 06:29 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 301
    24-12-2017, 06:29 PM Go to last post
  13. Lothian Buses App

    Just been updated and it’s Maroon and white. Looks horrible on my phone. They could choose any colour, why Maroon?

    Started by Hiberniankb, 19-12-2017 01:03 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    21-12-2017, 11:02 PM Go to last post
  14. What's your favourite Christmas carol?

    Gets me every time

    Started by Hibernia&Alba, 21-12-2017 06:00 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    21-12-2017, 09:06 PM Go to last post
  15. Things that tell you that you're getting old

    Getting a bus pass. Difficulty in getting down to cutting your toe nails. Attending too many funerals.

    Started by snooky, 20-10-2017 11:08 AM
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    21-12-2017, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  16. Santa....

    ...is a Hibee! http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/york/hi/people_and_places/history/newsid_8394000/8394067.stm

    Started by Colr, 19-12-2017 07:14 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 479
    20-12-2017, 09:08 PM Go to last post
  17. Proust - In Search of Lost Time

    Has anyone read the whole six volumes of this novel? Often mentioned as the greatest novel of all time; an epic concerning love and loss, time and memory, the role of art to humans and the transience of life, set within the French aristocracy at the turn of the twentieth century. Not a Jackie...

    Started by Hibernia&Alba, 24-10-2017 01:48 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 642
    19-12-2017, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  18. Insights

    OK. A thread for wee things that caught your attention and have maybe shown stuff from a different angle. I was thinking mostly music (behind the scenes stuff, stories behind songs, how stuff was written, etc.), but it can be anything really. The interweb is full of wee gems (as well as a...

    Started by Peevemor, 03-12-2017 11:22 AM
    • Replies: 26
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    19-12-2017, 12:32 AM Go to last post
  19. Drink

    So especially after todays epic, what drink have you got on the go? I'm on a glass of South African Pinotage. Its not bad.

    Started by Lancs Harp, 10-12-2017 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    17-12-2017, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  20. Cancelling auto recordings on Talk Talk TV box

    I have set up some auto recordings (series link) on my Talk Talk TV box and can't for the life of figure out how to cancel these planned recordings. I can go into MyTV and delete the recorded programs and its folder but it still records the program whenever it is on. This would not normally be...

    Started by sleeping giant, 17-12-2017 11:57 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    17-12-2017, 12:21 PM Go to last post
  21. Pub Quiz

    I need a witty name for a quiz team (consisting of 3 Hibbies and a hun) Would appreciate suggestions from those more creative than me :greengrin: :aok: Sent from my HTC 10 using Tapatalk

    Started by Galahibby, 08-11-2017 11:26 AM
    • Replies: 16
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    17-12-2017, 02:38 AM Go to last post
  22. Peter Kay cancels tour

    http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/entertainment/celebrity/peter-kay-cancels-first-tour-11687075 For him to cancel 100 shows that don't start for another 4 months, it must be very serious. Thoughts with him and his family. Disappointed I won't get to see his new show, but family is more important.

    Started by CallumLaidlaw, 13-12-2017 12:34 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    14-12-2017, 09:45 PM Go to last post
  23. BBC sport sound "due to rights reasons "....

    I have an Amazon Echo and like the fact I can just say BBC radio Scotland and on it comes. I can listen to Off the Ball and part of Sportssound but when it gets near kick off it switches to a recording of Richard Gordon repeating the message " due to rights reasons this program is not available" ...

    Started by sleeping giant, 27-11-2017 09:12 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    13-12-2017, 06:56 PM Go to last post
  24. Poll Poll: Star or Fairy on top of the tree?

    Discuss :tree:tree:xtree2:xtree2 :xwave:blowing

    Started by Gatecrasher, 01-12-2017 11:06 AM
    • Replies: 24
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    11-12-2017, 05:36 PM Go to last post
  25. Rip The French Elvis dies

    Johnny Halliday RIP. Passed away after struggle with lung cancer. Absolutely massive over en France, sold a ridiculous amount of records, and starred in a film I really liked, l'homme du train'.

    Started by hibsbollah, 06-12-2017 12:46 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 458
    10-12-2017, 10:33 PM Go to last post
  26. Rome City Break

    Looking at going to Rome for 3 days in January or February with her. Any advice on good Hotels or areas to stay that won't break the bank?

    Started by Victor Park, 08-12-2017 04:57 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 548
    10-12-2017, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  27. alcoholism

    A very good mate of mine,a one time regular at Easter rd,is heading to rehab today for 6 months.hes been a few times.last chance for him I reckon.terrible illness.I'm praying for you bud 👍

    Started by Libertine, 07-12-2017 11:34 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-12-2017, 04:38 PM Go to last post
  28. Head in the microwave blues

    Not big or clever and a total waste of the firefighter's time but i couldn't stop laughing when I read this........ https://news.sky.com/story/youtube-prankster-cements-head-in-microwave-in-wolverhampton-11160640

    Started by wpj, 08-12-2017 04:22 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-12-2017, 04:25 PM Go to last post
  29. The Jazz Thread

    For completeness and in respect to Mr Hendricks https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/nov/23/jon-hendricks-vocal-jazz-pioneer-and-vocalese-master-dies-aged-96 Love Miles and Coltrane. Of the newerr stuff Joannna Brackeen is good.

    Started by Colr, 25-11-2017 09:01 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 439
    29-11-2017, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  30. The Book of Mormon

    I'm off to New York in November, and planning to go see The Book of Mormon on Broadway, anyone seen it? Worth the money? No far off £300 for 2 tickets.

    Started by easty, 15-06-2017 10:46 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    29-11-2017, 02:52 AM Go to last post
  31. Bear necessities?

    http://www.eastlothiancourier.com/news/15688391.East_Lothian_set_to_get_its_own_version_of_the_Angel_of_the_North_as_bear_statue_plans_approved/ Why A bear? :dunno:

    Started by snooky, 28-11-2017 11:02 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 364
    28-11-2017, 11:42 PM Go to last post
  32. Unexpected Sunshine In Leith article

    https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/our-region/edinburgh/innis-and-gunn-in-hilarious-response-to-leith-advert-complaint-1-4624390 :coolhib:

    Started by snooky, 28-11-2017 08:04 PM
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    28-11-2017, 08:04 PM Go to last post
  33. Most useful non kitchen gadget in your house

    After years of trying to find the end of the sellotape and cutting pieces off and sticking them on the table when wrapping a present. The large sellotape dispenser I bought about 15 years ago has to be up there as my favourite :-). Well used and reliable. What's yours?

    Started by Scouse Hibby, 23-11-2017 10:29 PM
    • Replies: 26
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    27-11-2017, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  34. Couple of DIY questions

    I am undertaking a few well overdue DIY jobs all at the same time. Laying flooring throughout , tiling the kitchen and downstairs bathroom and fitting new kitchen work tops and sink. My main question about is fitting the sink and taps. We currently have two taps on our existing sink but would...

    Started by sleeping giant, 12-11-2017 10:23 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 799
    27-11-2017, 10:48 AM Go to last post
  35. My Life in five songs

    A few years ago, Phil Cunningham had a programme on the Radio where celebrities chose five songs which were milestones in their lives. What are yours and why? Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley. My first ever purchased 78 rpm single. Love Me Do - The Beatles. Changed the course of music...

    Started by Jim44, 18-11-2017 12:10 AM
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    25-11-2017, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  36. Home brew

    Turned 39 last week, need something else in my life, I'm thinking home brew beer and cider, anyone dabbled in this?

    Started by H18 SFR, 29-10-2017 02:36 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 544
    24-11-2017, 07:17 AM Go to last post
  37. Collecting Trainers

    Having managed to get lucky and secure a pair of the Adidas Dublin reissues from Size this morning, it got me wondering how many other 'sneakerheads' there are on here? I guessing there will be a few......

    Started by Barney McGrew, 17-11-2017 08:23 AM
    • Replies: 29
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    22-11-2017, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  38. Brigadoon

    http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/15674217._Gene_loved_being_in_Glasgow___Hollywood_legend_s_widow_reveals_star_wanted_to_film_Brigadoon_in_Scotland/ "Singing in Strathblane"? Having seen both the early black and white version (with Findlay Currie) and the Gene Kelly colour version, there is...

    Started by snooky, 21-11-2017 02:04 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 326
    21-11-2017, 02:04 PM Go to last post
  39. Barbers/hairdressers on/near ER - recommendations?

    I'm back for a whistlestop weekend and looking to get my haircut tomorrow morning. I'm having lunch at 12 before the match so the only window is in the morning - does anyone have a recommended reasonable barber (just for a guy's haircut) on ER/Abbeyhill. I know there's plenty of them but...

    Started by lyonhibs, 17-11-2017 11:52 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    20-11-2017, 08:50 PM Go to last post
  40. AC/DC Malcolm Young dies

    His guitar sound and style were the backbone of AC/DC, i guess Bon will be waiting on the Highway to Hell with open arms http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42037566

    Started by At The Edge, 18-11-2017 03:05 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 268
    18-11-2017, 03:05 PM Go to last post

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