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  1. 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
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    10-12-2017, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  2. 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
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    08-12-2017, 04:38 PM Go to last post
  3. 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
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    08-12-2017, 04:25 PM Go to last post
  4. 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
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    29-11-2017, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  5. 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
  6. 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
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    28-11-2017, 11:42 PM Go to last post
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
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    27-11-2017, 10:48 AM Go to last post
  10. 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
  11. 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
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    24-11-2017, 07:17 AM Go to last post
  12. 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
  13. 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
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    21-11-2017, 02:04 PM Go to last post
  14. 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
  15. 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
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    18-11-2017, 03:05 PM Go to last post
  16. Desert Island Beer

    OK, you can have one beer that you take with you to a desert island (an endless supply, but just the one brand) - what are you having?

    Started by Sylar, 13-11-2017 02:36 PM
    • Replies: 23
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    17-11-2017, 09:18 PM Go to last post
  17. Borders Buses Promotion

    Just a wee heads up for anyone that can take advantage of this, Borders Buses are charging a fiver for a Borderless Day Ticket which allows unlimited use across all their services until 26/11.

    Started by HUTCHYHIBBY, 11-11-2017 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-11-2017, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  18. Best place to get a first car?

    Where is the best place to buy a first car nowadays? The laddie is 17 soon, nowhere seems to have anything for under a 1000 like there was not too many years ago.

    Started by H18 SFR, 11-11-2017 02:53 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-11-2017, 11:58 PM Go to last post
  19. Saturday night City centre

    Obviously Ive done a City center night out many times. My brother is coming up with me this weekend for the Dundee game (he usually makes 2 or 3 or 4 matches a season) and we're planning a few drinks in the town center, anyone got any recommendations for pubs/bars? Maybe somewhere a little...

    Started by Lancs Harp, 01-11-2017 07:42 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    07-11-2017, 10:36 PM Go to last post
  20. Spouse behaviour. Opinions wanted

    On Sunday about 4 my wife said she haf a client interested in some business and was meeting for coffee ten miles away. i discovered on her return much later she had no paperwork and couldn't n the info available done anything at all. Basically a call or text would have been enough. later...

    Started by stuart-farquhar, 06-06-2017 12:49 PM
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    07-11-2017, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  21. Moved: The 2017-18 Ashes

    Started by Mibbes Aye, 07-11-2017 06:41 PM
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    07-11-2017, 06:49 PM Go to last post
  22. Things you miss as an expat

    The getting old thread got me thinking. We must be a fair few on here that are no longer living within spitting distance of Easter Road. I was thinking about all the things I miss living away from home. My main one is proper pubs, I try to explain this to Swedes and they look at me like I have two...

    Started by TRC, 06-11-2017 10:51 PM
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    07-11-2017, 11:36 AM Go to last post
  23. The most beautiful tracks

    I've just been listening to The Lonely Shepherd by Zamfir and the Blade Runner love theme by Vangelis and they're both truly beautiful. If we were to make a Hibs.net playlist of beautiful tracks, which would you nominate? PS. Listen to the songs I mentioned when you're ready to be chilled.

    Started by Hibbyradge, 15-10-2017 12:46 AM
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    05-11-2017, 07:07 PM Go to last post
  24. Unfunny comedians

    Gina Yashere John Bishop Ricky Gervais Michael McIntyre

    Started by snooky, 28-08-2017 10:36 PM
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    03-11-2017, 11:01 AM Go to last post
  25. The work Christmas night out...............

    It was with no small degree of relief that I realised I'll be out of the country on business on the date of this year's work Xmas night out. Am I alone in feeling, at best, a total sense of ennui with this "tradition"? Here in Switzerland there's generally less of the mass drinking and...

    Started by lyonhibs, 31-10-2017 08:07 PM
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    03-11-2017, 03:24 AM Go to last post
  26. 1 bedroom flats to Rent in Edinburgh

    Any hibs.netters able to point me in the direction of 1 bedroom flats to rent in Edinburgh? Currently renting a room but needing my own space again.

    Started by Hiberniankb, 02-11-2017 09:48 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    02-11-2017, 08:08 PM Go to last post
  27. South By South West Festival

    Anyone done the SXSW festival in Austin Texas before? Persuaded the wife to go next year as on my bucket list. So looking into the logistics and availability now. Any help or advice would be much appreciated. Is it similar in set up to the Fringe with venues dotted all over the town? It sounds...

    Started by The Modfather, 31-10-2017 05:34 PM
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    02-11-2017, 12:43 PM Go to last post
  28. San Fran - Vegas - New York

    Has anyone done these three destinations together recently. Ideally 4 night stay in each in the order I have posted. Looking for who you booked/planned it with or whether you done all yourself on net. Cheers.

    Started by Scouse Hibby, 29-10-2017 03:08 PM
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    01-11-2017, 05:56 PM Go to last post
  29. Sky Arts - Feast of Friends

    There is a great little self filmed diary from the Doors on Sky Arts on demand. If you don't like the Doors then it might not be up your street but some of the songs are tremendous. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

    Started by sleeping giant, 27-10-2017 07:34 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    28-10-2017, 08:41 PM Go to last post
  30. How the hell do they know this?

    http://www.motherwelltimes.co.uk/news/brits-lose-more-than-3-million-down-the-sofa-each-year-1-4564156 :dunno: :crazy:

    Started by snooky, 19-09-2017 11:51 AM
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    26-10-2017, 07:51 PM Go to last post
  31. Fantastic animal clips

    I read somewhere that half of global internet searches are for porn, but cute animal videos must be up there too. Facebook and Twitter are full of them and some are very enjoyable. This one, which I saw just now on FB, really appeals to me. The intelligence of the dog is admirable. You...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 23-10-2017 12:16 PM
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    23-10-2017, 04:02 PM Go to last post
  32. Buying a used car

    We are off out this weekend to buy the laddie a car (he's paying). If we go to a dealer , can I still expect a discount on the screen price ? Cash is no longer King I believe. Would it be beneficial to take finance in be hope of getting a bigger discount then paying it off within the 14 days ? ...

    Started by sleeping giant, 20-10-2017 06:05 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 790
    23-10-2017, 06:17 AM Go to last post
  33. Songs you hate

    Seeing as we have a few music threads I thought I would start this on songs you hate or found annoying. I will get ball rolling with: Word Up - Cameo or Gun How Bizzare - OMC All songs - M People

    Started by Captain Trips, 10-10-2017 11:04 PM
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    20-10-2017, 10:18 PM Go to last post
  34. Athletico Mince.

    Anybody listen to the podcast? they are doing a live show in Edinburgh soon, got a ticket for it, can't wait. Bob Mortimer is a genius.

    Started by Mango Man, 20-10-2017 09:03 AM
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    20-10-2017, 07:13 PM Go to last post
  35. Company offer emails

    You ever get say an email from say Dominos or anyone only to get the next day an apology email saying mistake in last one. Am I cynical to think they do this actually on purpose to send you 2 emails advertising themselves.

    Started by Captain Trips, 19-10-2017 09:17 AM
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    19-10-2017, 03:45 PM Go to last post
  36. Flying to New York.

    Hi guys, who's the best airline to fly direct to New York from Edinburgh with these days? Had planned on booking with Delta but been told they don't have IFE (In-flight entertainment systems) on this route. Anyone flew with Delta, is this true? Thanks.

    Started by DH1875, 06-06-2017 10:48 PM
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    13-10-2017, 04:41 PM Go to last post
  37. What song does this remind you of?

    My memory is getting worse. Have a listen to the drums on St Vincent's song, "Every tear disappears". Where have I heard that beat before? It's bugging the life out of me.

    Started by Hibbyradge, 12-10-2017 07:20 PM
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    12-10-2017, 08:02 PM Go to last post
  38. Help with my slang words collection

    I'm looking for some help completing a slang A-Z alphabet for words used specific to Edinburgh/East coast that start with the letters A,E,I,M,O,Q,U,V,Y,Z. Ive got loads for the other letters, but stuck with these.

    Started by seanshow, 26-09-2017 10:42 PM
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    08-10-2017, 11:04 PM Go to last post
  39. Livingston shopping centre

    Hi guys, what's the best train station to use to get to the shopping centre in Livingston? Know its near the football stadium and its a bit of a trek, so which ones best? Or which one is easier to catch a bus or taxi from to get to the centre, thanks.

    Started by DH1875, 04-08-2017 05:03 PM
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    05-10-2017, 12:24 PM Go to last post
  40. BT Sport discount

    Got a letter today from this horrible company telling me my discount ends in December and I need to renew my BT Broadband contract to keep the discount. Hate being manipulated this way. Especially by an organisation that constantly takes the p***. Maybe I'm stuck with it. Does anyone have any...

    Started by Dan Sarf, 28-09-2017 12:41 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 588
    03-10-2017, 11:23 AM Go to last post

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