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  1. Sledging

    I didn't grow up in Edinburgh so never had the opportunity to go sledging here. One of the girls I work with has a wee boy and she is wondering where she can take him. What are the best sledging spots in Edinburgh? She stays at Craigleith/ Blackhall.

    Started by Smartie, 28-02-2018 11:36 AM
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    01-03-2018, 02:01 PM Go to last post
  2. Beast from the East

    What’s it like in Auld Reekie? The only snowflakes in London are the Arsenal fans still bleating about losing the league cup final.

    Started by Colr, 27-02-2018 11:00 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    01-03-2018, 01:22 PM Go to last post
  3. Films you stumble across and thatís that!

    This isn’t about your favourite films, it’s about the ones you stumble across on any given night and once you start watching, you know you’ll be in to the end. You maybe weren’t looking out for it but when you are scrolling through the EPG you find it’s on and it’s an automatic press of the...

    Started by Mibbes Aye, 24-01-2018 12:09 AM
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    28-02-2018, 04:17 AM Go to last post
  4. Where would you retire to if you won the Euro

    Currently freezing my baws off in the North sea. If you were to win the Euro on Friday or had the chance to retire to somewhere worm, where would you head for. Somewhere where it's easy enough to get back for games if you wanted to.

    Started by offshorehibby, 22-02-2018 10:04 AM
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    26-02-2018, 11:06 PM Go to last post
  5. Speling

    L E E A N N It's really not that hard.

    Started by lapsedhibee, 06-02-2018 08:01 AM
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    22-02-2018, 08:29 PM Go to last post
  6. Standard definition

    Is there any need for this anymore? Having recently bought a new tv I canít watch sd anymore. I used to wonder what the fuss was all about with hd and ultra 4K but I get it now. What would happen if all sd channels were removed? Would some people not be able to watch?

    Started by lord bunberry, 13-02-2018 04:21 PM
    • Replies: 19
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    21-02-2018, 09:08 AM Go to last post
  7. Benidorm

    Heading to Benidorm this weekend with 11 mates, none of us have been, any recommendations for everything from breakfast to beers to sinful activities will be greatfully received.

    Started by H18 SFR, 07-02-2018 08:28 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    18-02-2018, 07:10 AM Go to last post
  8. Lens replacement surgery

    Anyone had this done? I was wanting laser surgery but it is not possible and lens replacement is the only option. It will give me good distance viewing but will need reading glasses.

    Started by Captain Trips, 16-02-2018 08:42 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    17-02-2018, 11:44 AM Go to last post
  9. Favourite Movie theme tunes

    Not soundtracks - but the tune/s you associate as being the film's theme. Jurassic Park (there's a few catchy rather than emotional ones, like Star Wars, Great Escape, Indiana Jones, bond and MI etc.. but this one is my favourite from the famous quirky ones) Platoon The Magnificent Seven...

    Started by WeeRussell, 07-02-2018 11:12 AM
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    09-02-2018, 01:01 PM Go to last post
  10. Wood Burning Stove Installer - Recommendations?

    Does anyone have a recommendation for a HETAS approved wood burning stove installer? Mrs SG has her heart set on one, she's seen the one she wants but she needs an installer, already waited 2 weeks for a recommended one to get in touch and I'm now getting it in the ear because tradesmen don't...

    Started by speedy_gonzales, 03-02-2018 12:35 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-02-2018, 01:39 PM Go to last post
  11. Needing 150 bottles of wine

    Needing 150 bottles of wine, hoping to beat supermarket prices. Anyone any recommendations?

    Started by H18 SFR, 30-01-2018 09:28 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    03-02-2018, 09:32 AM Go to last post
  12. Michael Marra - Hamish McAlpine

    Great piece in the Scotsman https://www.scotsman.com/sport/football/teams/dundee-united/dundee-united-s-hamish-mcalpine-still-top-of-the-charts-at-70-1-4673997

    Started by Peevemor, 29-01-2018 11:23 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    02-02-2018, 10:17 AM Go to last post
  13. A gun to your head ...

    ... and you must make one phone call. If they answer, you die. If they don't, you're set free. Who do you call? (You may have seen this on FB).

    Started by Hibbyradge, 18-01-2018 02:24 PM
    • Replies: 21
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    01-02-2018, 08:12 PM Go to last post
  14. Edinburgh fish bars

    or chippies as they are known down south. Any recommendations for the capitals best fish and chips? I have a mate whose a Jambo (I know, I know) and he swears by the Gorgie fish bar, is it any good or is he just wearing his hideously maroon coloured spectacles?

    Started by Lancs Harp, 07-01-2018 05:48 PM
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    29-01-2018, 01:54 PM Go to last post
  15. Funny Nicknames

    I remember the Celtc fans calling Stuart Slater "Jigsaw" because he went to pieces in the box. Derek Johnstone was called tadpole by the Rangers fans because he was all head and no feet.

    Started by snooky, 24-01-2018 06:04 PM
    • Replies: 22
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    26-01-2018, 05:48 PM Go to last post
  16. Things you now 'get' you never thought you'd 'get'.

    Moisturising. I always used to mock men who do this, now I enthusiastically slap it on the face and hands every morning. Not properly comfy without it. Hands free headsets. I probably look like I'm talking to myself while walking along but I don't care. Used to think it was the preserve of...

    Started by hibsbollah, 15-01-2018 08:05 AM
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    21-01-2018, 07:51 PM Go to last post
  17. Techno music thread

    I was wondering if there was any old techno music fans amongst us. I spent a huge part of the 90s in clubs and all nighters like rezerection. If so give us some of your favourite tunes. Iíll start. https://youtu.be/fxym7aNqVYU not my favourite song, but one I just remembered.

    Started by lord bunberry, 17-01-2018 04:08 PM
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    21-01-2018, 10:38 AM Go to last post
  18. Simple Procedure Scotland Court

    Anyone ever took this route to resolve an issue usually consumer or been taken to court? I am taking P4D/UPS to court over damaged delivery just seeing if anyone has experience or advice.

    Started by Captain Trips, 15-01-2018 11:44 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    18-01-2018, 04:21 PM Go to last post
  19. Gas/Electricity Suppliers

    Has anybody used Green Network Energy or iSupply for their energy suppliers and if so how are they.

    Started by offshorehibby, 17-01-2018 05:53 PM
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  20. Exclusive Transfer News...Sparkie Joins Hearts

    ...seems they needed cover for the overworked electricians at Tincastle that they have employed another one just to keep the lights on.

    Started by hibbyfraelibby, 11-01-2018 04:18 PM
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    11-01-2018, 07:35 PM Go to last post
  21. VW servicing - Edinburgh?

    Anyone any recommendations VW servicing in or around Edinburgh? Got a 2016 Golf GT thats due it first service. Phoned Western Volkswagon at Fort Kinnaird and they're quoting £224. Seems a tad steep to me!?

    Started by scott_b_, 09-01-2018 12:40 PM
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    11-01-2018, 12:59 PM Go to last post
  22. 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 02:27 PM
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    09-01-2018, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  23. 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 06:27 PM
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    08-01-2018, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  24. 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 01:05 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    06-01-2018, 01:29 PM Go to last post
  25. 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 04:01 PM
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    04-01-2018, 08:22 PM Go to last post
  26. 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 02:56 PM
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    03-01-2018, 02:41 PM Go to last post
  27. The Clash, New Yearís Day Ď77

    The Clash, New Yearís Day Ď77 On BBC 4 at 5 past midnight Ďtonightí Plenty unseen footage apparently . Should be great 👍

    Started by Johnny Clash, 01-01-2018 02:27 PM
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    01-01-2018, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  28. 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 11:18 AM
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    29-12-2017, 07:38 PM Go to last post
  29. 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 05:22 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    27-12-2017, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  30. 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 08:49 PM
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    26-12-2017, 01:34 AM Go to last post
  31. 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 04:26 PM
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    24-12-2017, 10:45 PM Go to last post
  32. 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 05:29 PM
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  33. Lothian Buses App

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

    Started by Hiberniankb, 19-12-2017 12:03 PM
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    21-12-2017, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  34. What's your favourite Christmas carol?

    Gets me every time

    Started by Hibernia&Alba, 21-12-2017 05:00 PM
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    21-12-2017, 08:06 PM Go to last post
  35. 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, 03:48 PM Go to last post
  36. 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 06:14 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    20-12-2017, 08:08 PM Go to last post
  37. 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
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    19-12-2017, 11:23 AM Go to last post
  38. 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 10:22 AM
    • Replies: 26
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    18-12-2017, 11:32 PM Go to last post
  39. 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 10:57 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    17-12-2017, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  40. 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 10:26 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 995
    17-12-2017, 01:38 AM Go to last post

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