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  1. Presidential Debate - Trump vs Clinton

    I've stayed up to watch this (will pay for it in the morning :greengrin) Trump is horrific (he comes across as drunk and it's difficult to make out what point he's trying to make at times) and Clinton is playing it steady, but it's easy to see how he will appeal to a lowest common denominator. ...

    Started by Mibbes Aye, 27-09-2016 03:13 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    28-09-2016, 10:37 PM Go to last post
  2. Scottish steelworks re-open

    It's great to see the Scottish Government support our steel workers. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-37486003

    Started by ronaldo7, 28-09-2016 08:31 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    28-09-2016, 08:31 PM Go to last post
  3. Network Rail Fined 4m

    Terrible accident, and from reading the report, there may have been faults on all sides. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-37428393 One question that has always bothered me with this and any other kind of fine, by the courts or any authority, where does the money go? In this case,...

    Started by snooky, 21-09-2016 04:38 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,355
    26-09-2016, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  4. Full scottish

    Any recommendations for the best Full scottish breakfast in Edinburgh? Im often up reasonably early on match days and like to get something into the stomach before a few pre match beers. What do my learned friends recommend? Nobles in Leith is pretty good, bit pricey but good stuff. Spoons...

    Started by Lancs Harp, 16-09-2016 11:14 AM
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 2,190
    26-09-2016, 02:05 PM Go to last post
  5. Yahoo Hack

    Does anyone still use Yahoo? What is it for these days?

    Started by Colr, 23-09-2016 06:14 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 745
    25-09-2016, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  6. The best awards, ever

    This is a good story in its own right, but the list of awards at the end amused me. http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-37443204

    Started by Hibbyradge, 23-09-2016 01:25 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 535
    23-09-2016, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  7. "Terrible Twins"

    Willie Rennie now calling the Conservatives and SNP the "Terrible Twins" This from a man whose party jumped into bed with the Tories and sold it's voters down the river. You couldn't make it up. :greengrin

    Started by snooky, 19-09-2016 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,094
    21-09-2016, 11:51 PM Go to last post
  8. Tory party leadership

    So we are down to 3 and close to the point where 150 thousand (very) odd crusty Tories get to choose not only our prime minister but also our future relationship with the EU. Democracy's great eh? Anyway, I have to say (for as far as I'm aware the first time) that I agree with Malcolm Rifkind:...

    Started by JeMeSouviens, 06-07-2016 09:51 AM
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    18-09-2016, 08:57 PM Go to last post
  9. Call me Dave

    I see cameron is resigning as MP. No doubt several consultancy posts and public speaking awaits to give him a nice wee pension. Or he could open a pig farm!

    Started by wpj, 12-09-2016 06:29 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 824
    17-09-2016, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  10. Free speech has just been blocked on Twitter

    Wings over Scotland account has been shut down by Twitter after a complaint by an Express journo, saying she'd been abused. I know some on here like/don't like the Rev, however after seeing what's been said, it seems a bit harsh to have shut him down. Anyone else following the story? #freewings...

    Started by ronaldo7, 12-09-2016 04:44 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,279
    14-09-2016, 01:09 PM Go to last post
  11. Pedal for Scotland

    I'm doing the Glasgow-Edinburgh cycle ride on 11th September. To make sure that i don't wimp out at the first breath of wind, I'm doing it on behalf of the wonderful SCOT-PEP. http://www.scot-pep.org.uk/ If you can, please fire some money over to them at my page. ...

    Started by CropleyWasGod, 19-08-2016 09:18 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,504
    11-09-2016, 04:03 PM Go to last post
  12. How would you deal with being diagnosed as terminally ill?

    Sombre question.

    Started by Hibbyradge, 25-08-2016 10:25 PM
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    • Replies: 37
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    11-09-2016, 01:52 PM Go to last post
  13. Mother Teresa made into a Saint

    Without starting a whole "there is a God/there isn't a God" debate (hopefully), Mother Teresa being made into a saint I found really interesting. Ignoring all the debate about here real virtue - which is a topic in itself - the process by which a person becomes a saint is really interesting. ...

    Started by Ozymandias, 04-09-2016 08:07 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,181
    06-09-2016, 09:19 AM Go to last post
  14. Lisbon

    Over there thurs-sun for a stag.. Needing a bar for the football on Saturday.. Any ideas? I mean I'm sure we'll find a bar! Just want one for the football None of us have ever been so any pubs/clubs chat is welcome

    Started by IanM, 04-09-2016 04:09 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 564
    05-09-2016, 11:37 PM Go to last post
  15. Wierd Weegies

    What do you think? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/14/police-contact-catholic-church-after-baffling-poltergeist-report/

    Started by Colr, 14-08-2016 10:42 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,509
    03-09-2016, 11:38 PM Go to last post
  16. Does brexit mean brexit?

    As much as I don't like it and I voted against it. Are we about to see the British government step in and do what's right for the country. And what does that say for democracy in our country.

    Started by lord bunberry, 27-08-2016 10:39 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 403
    27-08-2016, 10:39 PM Go to last post
  17. In what way does this "prorect the population"?

    I don't agree with the way Muslim women are controlled by their religions "advice" regarding "modesty" and clothing, but I dont understand how the banning of the Burkini is going to smooth racial tension in the south of France. Sorry, links don't always work from my phone. ...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 24-08-2016 08:28 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,134
    26-08-2016, 03:30 PM Go to last post
  18. Media Casual Racism? where will it end?

    http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/tesco-removes-saltire-from-fruit-after-english-complaints-1-4210178 Perthshire is the centre of the soft fruit growing industry in the UK for decades!! Get over it!

    Started by Golden Fleece, 23-08-2016 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,026
    23-08-2016, 10:52 PM Go to last post
  19. Honours for Olympians

    What a pile of pish. These elite athletes are given around 28k a year to let them train and practice their hobby full time. Most of them fail so why should the successful ones be honoured as well as now being able to financially capitalise on what they've achieved on the back of our money?...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 22-08-2016 01:11 PM
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 1,633
    23-08-2016, 01:21 PM Go to last post
  20. FAO Peevmor

    You're dicing with death, sort of. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-37152871

    Started by Hibbyradge, 23-08-2016 11:41 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 446
    23-08-2016, 11:41 AM Go to last post
  21. WTF? Why isn't this banned?


    Started by Hibbyradge, 17-08-2016 10:36 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    23-08-2016, 08:36 AM Go to last post
  22. Lochte-gate

    The BBC website is today reporting the backlash in America re. the Ryan Lochte affair and the 'bro' culture over there. The reported antics of these 'jocks' (a term they use for very sporty men oddly enough) sounded strangely familiar to the actions of a uni club whose members contained a former PM...

    Started by snooky, 20-08-2016 12:28 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 445
    20-08-2016, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  23. Question Using Bus lanes in Edinburgh

    On Friday 12th, at around 12 noon, I was heading out of Edinburgh on Queensferry Road, rising up the hill towards Blackhall and there was a line of traffic all the way back to the start of the bus lane. As the sign says the bus lane is only operational from 07:30 to 09:30 and 16:00 to 18:30 I used...

    Started by Golden Fleece, 16-08-2016 01:53 PM
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    19-08-2016, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  24. Full Moon

    Wee Nicola has one of her own, apparently :greengrin http://www.space.com/33768-august-full-moon.html

    Started by Jonnyboy, 17-08-2016 07:28 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    18-08-2016, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  25. Meanwhile, in the real world...

    http://news.sky.com/story/pokemon-go-cheats-will-be-banned-for-life-10537706 Why is this even news??

    Started by IWasThere2016, 17-08-2016 11:34 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    17-08-2016, 07:57 PM Go to last post
  26. Marvin Gaye

    Yeh, he was good but his family and associates seem to think he wrote ever song from the 60s on. https://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/aug/10/ed-sheeran-sued-allegedly-copying-marvin-gaye-lets-get-it-on-thinking-out-loud

    Started by Colr, 10-08-2016 01:08 PM
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,574
    14-08-2016, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  27. Question Kerb dropping in Edinburgh.

    I recently moved in to a property in the west of Edinburgh. It has a decent drive way but the kerb has not been lowered. Has anybody had any dealings with the council regarding lowering kerbs or know the simplest way to go about getting it done? Also, can anyone has had it done recently let me know...

    Started by Tommy75, 07-08-2016 05:01 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,273
    12-08-2016, 12:07 PM Go to last post
  28. Name & Shame - good or bad?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-37048374 Good or bad? Most likely good IMO however, it could destroy a good business if used improperly.

    Started by snooky, 11-08-2016 03:30 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    11-08-2016, 09:53 PM Go to last post
  29. Torn Meniscus.

    Looks like I've torn my meniscus in my left knee. Anyone had this and how long did it take to get mobile again? Pissed off because I'm just about to go on holiday and there was lots of hiking, golfing and cycling planned. No way that's gonna happen now.

    Started by Hibrandenburg, 10-08-2016 11:34 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 786
    11-08-2016, 01:43 PM Go to last post
  30. Dame Lowell Goddard resigns

    I wonder why? :hmmm:

    Started by snooky, 04-08-2016 07:57 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 628
    08-08-2016, 11:26 AM Go to last post
  31. Interesting Brexit opinion piece

    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/aug/07/north-poor-brexit-myths?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GU+Today+main+NEW+H+categories&utm_term=185094&subid=16631905&CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2 I need to digest these comments a bit further, and I'm not sure I agree with all of her...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 08-08-2016 08:58 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 521
    08-08-2016, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  32. The blade artist

    Anyone read this yet? Believe it's a follow up to train spotting but focuses on begbie

    Started by Finn2015, 07-08-2016 07:10 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 720
    07-08-2016, 05:16 PM Go to last post
  33. Interest Rates

    A cut in Interest rates to 0.25% a disaster for savings and pensions. You'd be better keeping your money under the mattress ! :boo hoo:

    Started by Betty Boop, 04-08-2016 12:05 PM
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    06-08-2016, 09:57 PM Go to last post
  34. 20mph

    How long before we have to drive everywhere in reverse?

    Started by snooky, 01-08-2016 02:14 PM
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    04-08-2016, 11:03 PM Go to last post
  35. Bbc1

    BBC1 loses 1,000,000 listeners. Hey, I must be one in a million because I no longer listen to the BBC. Where did they go wrong I wonder :cool2:

    Started by snooky, 04-08-2016 01:12 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 767
    04-08-2016, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  36. Roadworks on A1 at Wallyford

    Brilliant traffic management planning boys! Take a bow. Diversion at Wallyford southbound slip road hits traffic lights that have not been temporarily adjusted to suit diversion traffic volume. 50 yards further on the diversion route a set of temp traffic lights for the development at the west end...

    Started by snooky, 03-08-2016 06:44 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 438
    03-08-2016, 06:44 PM Go to last post
  37. Cathy Come Home

    Compulsive viewing. Broke my heart cause this is the way we are heading.

    Started by snooky, 01-08-2016 12:04 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 694
    01-08-2016, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  38. Indyref 2

    Nicola now preparing legal framework for indyref 2...........

    Started by HappyAsHellas, 24-06-2016 11:53 AM
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    01-08-2016, 08:53 AM Go to last post
  39. Sky News: "If I was a terrorist, I could have killed them all..."

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6n8IhAhjKQ Does this seriously constitute as journalism these days?! It feels more like an Alan Partridge sketch.

    Started by Sylar, 29-07-2016 10:31 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 855
    29-07-2016, 08:52 PM Go to last post
  40. "Every failure becomes a victory".


    Started by Hibbyradge, 29-07-2016 08:59 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 759
    29-07-2016, 08:30 PM Go to last post

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