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  1. James Connolly missing 'play'

    The Grauniad covers the discovery of missing work by Connolly: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jan/15/short-story-in-1894-journal-may-be-lost-james-connolly-play

    Started by Liberal Hibby, 21-01-2019 04:43 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    21-01-2019, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  2. Car bomb goes off outside londonderry court

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-46934277 Shocked.

    Started by Moulin Yarns, 19-01-2019 10:08 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    21-01-2019, 02:30 PM Go to last post
  3. Polythene bags are good

    Amid all the talk of plastic pollution here is a good news story https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-46938125

    Started by Moulin Yarns, 20-01-2019 11:08 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    20-01-2019, 03:30 PM Go to last post
  4. New Gillette Advert

    Anyone seen the new Gillette advert? https://youtu.be/koPmuEyP3a0 Saw it on a BBC article which was saying there had been quite a backlash. Now I do think that there is definitely hypocrisy in the perception and treatment of men v women in general, but canít see how this advert would offend...

    Started by The Modfather, 15-01-2019 10:39 AM
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    20-01-2019, 11:33 AM Go to last post
  5. Bcis

    Anyone got access to BCIS?

    Started by Colr, 18-01-2019 11:42 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    19-01-2019, 10:51 AM Go to last post
  6. Favourite / Best Gin

    Alright Guys, As with most of the U.K. I am fully onboard with gin nowadays. Whatís everyoneís favourite gin and your favourite tonic? Iím looking to expand my palette. Iím a big fan of Ophir (slight spiced peppery taste).

    Started by Bristolhibby, 16-06-2018 09:30 PM
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    17-01-2019, 09:48 PM Go to last post
  7. Poll Poll: Scottish Independence

    I'm a lifelong Labour voter, but, having heard the crap coming out of the Tories this week, I am seriously considering voting 'Yes' in the referendum if that is going to be the future. I'd be interested to hear other's thoughts.

    Started by Miguel, 02-10-2013 10:05 PM
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    17-01-2019, 03:04 PM Go to last post
  8. Avengers: Infinity Wars

    I have absolutely no idea what is going on and, as much as it's brilliant to see Edinburgh in a blockbuster, I have no idea why they're there. :faf:

    Started by Hibbyradge, 25-12-2018 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 24
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    16-01-2019, 07:09 AM Go to last post
  9. Private Railways and Consumer Choice

    During the recent debates over rail price increases I was watching a piece on BBC News in which 3 people were interviewed. The 1st was a Tory MP who insisted it was all the nasty unions faults that fares were going up and running the various franchises for profit had no bearing at all on...

    Started by Pretty Boy, 08-01-2019 03:11 PM
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    13-01-2019, 06:48 PM Go to last post
  10. Downloading music for free

    Anybody got any advice on the best ways to do this. I want more music for my android phone.

    Started by CmoantheHibs, 15-12-2018 07:26 PM
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    13-01-2019, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  11. Multiple Stabbings In Manchester Victoria Station

    Unbelievable. Life in jail is the only punishment for these pricks that carry and use knives. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/8094731/three-people-stabbed-at-manchester-victoria-station-during-new-years-eve-celebrations/

    Started by Hermit Crab, 31-12-2018 10:11 PM
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    09-01-2019, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  12. Heathrow now shut because of drones!

    Heathrow Departure Flights Suspended After Drone Sightings https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/heathrow-airport-drone_uk_5c34e1b1e4b05d4e96bd248b

    Started by Hibbyradge, 08-01-2019 06:09 PM
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    08-01-2019, 06:09 PM Go to last post
  13. Anyone getting a drone for Christmas?

    Started by (((Fergus))), 20-12-2016 03:21 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    08-01-2019, 01:32 PM Go to last post
  14. Brexit and the transfer window

    Does anyone think brexit could hamper the transfer window for Scottish club? As far as I know, any player from an EU country can currently play here without a visa. But after March, will that still be the case? Will players want to risk coming here and then falling foul of the visa system,...

    Started by bernz, 03-01-2019 04:23 PM
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    07-01-2019, 10:12 AM Go to last post
  15. Amazon Prime

    I know it has a poor tax record, if it pays any at all, and that it treats it's employees poorly, but my word the Prime service can be spectacular. We had a very slow draining shower yesterday so I searched for a highly recommended drain unblocker. HG Liquid Drain Unblocker ticked all the...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 24-12-2018 03:01 PM
    • Replies: 23
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    03-01-2019, 01:34 PM Go to last post
  16. Happy New Year

    Nearly midnight now in Thailand. Can I just wish Hibs fans wherever you are a very Happy New Year. Let's all hope we have a great 2019

    Started by Bangkok Hibby, 31-12-2018 04:43 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    01-01-2019, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  17. Speling and gramur

    On many occasions I have castigated folk on Hibs.Net who resort to pointing out folks poor spelling, grammar or lack of proper punctuation. I find it usually happens when an argument gets heated or is being lost. I've said many times that it shouldn't be ignored that there are folk with many...

    Started by NAE NOOKIE, 23-12-2018 03:56 PM
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    30-12-2018, 07:03 PM Go to last post
  18. Go for a walk

    Couldnít find an old thread about places to go for a walk so thought Iíd put this up. At this time of year many people are looking for a place to let them get out the house for an hour or two. My suggestion is to visit the Innocent railway and walk through the big tunnel. You can start at...

    Started by HibbyDave, 26-12-2018 01:26 PM
    • Replies: 29
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    28-12-2018, 05:41 PM Go to last post
  19. This'll separate the deer from the goats...

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-45967845 What are people's thoughts on this? Is Mike Russell correct that "The vast majority of people would just not regard this as something that should be happening in their country." Or am I totally wrong in thinking that this is...

    Started by Sergio sledge, 24-10-2018 08:01 PM
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    28-12-2018, 03:09 AM Go to last post
  20. Don't Lean Out Of Train Windows

    28 year old woman killed while leaning out of a droplight window on a moving train. Such a shame this has happened. Thoughts with the family. I see this type of behaviour all too often though and have always thought something like this would happen. Bethan Roper death: Bristol train window...

    Started by Hermit Crab, 20-12-2018 01:34 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    27-12-2018, 05:24 PM Go to last post
  21. Gatwick Airport: Drone attack grounds flights

    Madness - who would do such a thing? I'm sure they'll find out who did it pretty soon. A drone attack at one of the UK's busiest airports has left tens of thousands of passengers facing major disruption. Gatwick's runway has been shut since Wednesday night, when two devices were seen flying over...

    Started by theonlywayisup, 20-12-2018 12:03 PM
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    27-12-2018, 01:26 AM Go to last post
  22. Targeted ads

    Is there anything you can do to stop this? I dont mind ads in the free versions of some apps but the targeted ones are annoying and a bit spooky 🤢 Ive just been looking at hotels in Koh Larn in Thailand on booking.com and have been shown these very hotels in two other different apps. Im a bit...

    Started by Bangkok Hibby, 23-12-2018 04:34 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    23-12-2018, 11:49 PM Go to last post
  23. Cash is King - or maybe not

    I visited Iceland earlier this year and I'm yet to see an Icelandic note or coin. It was contactless everywhere. Meanwhile, here in Yorkshire my local pub doesn't accept cards at all. It's a Sam Smith's establishment though and their CEO/owner is renowned for being a bit of a maverick. ...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 11-12-2018 11:21 AM
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    23-12-2018, 09:28 PM Go to last post
  24. Joe Strummer

    16 years ago today The Clash frontman died of a heart atattack at the age of 50. A voice of a generation, Joe got the call far too early. Will drink a toast to you later mate. RIP.

    Started by southsider, 22-12-2018 09:22 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    22-12-2018, 10:43 AM Go to last post
  25. Whisky tasting advice needed

    Due to me prattling on about malt whisky, I've been asked to arrange a tasting for some guys at my golf club. Has anyone done something like that before and which whiskies did you use? I'm thinking 4, 5 max, malts would be sufficient to show some of the the different styles available because...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 15-12-2018 02:47 PM
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    21-12-2018, 06:52 AM Go to last post
  26. Liverpool for New Year

    I know there are some from down that way so I'm asking for some advice. We are not party animals and have booked a hotel near the Mersey which has a new year's eve event with dinner, band and fireworks, but I am looking for things to do on the 1st and 2nd of January. Tate Liverpool is open, I...

    Started by Moulin Yarns, 19-12-2018 04:08 PM
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    20-12-2018, 04:36 PM Go to last post
  27. Terror attacks in strasbourg

    A known terrorist has shot 2 dead and injured a number of others. MEPs tweeting they are safe.

    Started by Moulin Yarns, 11-12-2018 10:31 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    13-12-2018, 08:59 PM Go to last post
  28. How long have we got

    How long does everyone think weíve got as a species? I was going to list my reasons for starting this thread, but I think itís probably better if I donít and leave it up for discussion as a blank piece. Over to you.

    Started by lord bunberry, 09-12-2018 01:11 AM
    • Replies: 23
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    13-12-2018, 10:41 AM Go to last post
  29. Tax plans

    Seems there is a big difference in what a progressive tax plan looks like between the parties. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-42862383 Interesting debate to take place

    Started by lucky, 30-01-2018 10:51 AM
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    13-12-2018, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  30. Jailed for criminal damage to crisps that she was going to pay for!

    Even taking this to court is a waste of time and money in my opinion, but surely a warning, or at most a fine, would have sufficed? Or am I being a snowflake and she deserved everything she got? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-46371201

    Started by Hibbyradge, 28-11-2018 08:57 PM
    • Replies: 22
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    11-12-2018, 08:09 PM Go to last post
  31. Tommy Robinson's secret funding

    Revealed: the hidden global network behind Tommy Robinson https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/dec/07/tommy-robinson-global-support-brexit-march?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Copy_to_clipboard

    Started by Hibbyradge, 07-12-2018 06:06 PM
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    11-12-2018, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  32. Any non-PMs not seen the Q Initiative thing yet?

    I try to be diligent and check which stories and emails etc are real and trustworthy before forwarding them and I've done a fair amount of research to determine that this is a legitimate scheme. It may not come to anything in the long run, but when the FT and Martin Lewis are suggesting that the...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 20-11-2018 04:41 PM
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    11-12-2018, 12:45 PM Go to last post
  33. Poll Poll: Is Die Hard a Christmas film?

    This article states that people are claiming Die Hard is a Christmas film and it’s tearing the internet apart. http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree/item/4729e8ae-ca0b-4d4a-a43a-36e29cc33296 Views?

    Started by theonlywayisup, 30-11-2017 07:09 AM
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    09-12-2018, 06:39 PM Go to last post
  34. Is there anyone in particular you'd like to see on the new £50 note?

    Who would you nominate? Nominees must have contributed to the field of science They must be real They must not be alive They must have shaped thought, innovation, leadership or values in the UK

    Started by Hibbyradge, 26-11-2018 03:21 PM
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    07-12-2018, 06:49 PM Go to last post
  35. Thumbs Down Can You Twerk...

    This year, for the first time, The Ballon D'Or had two categories; Male and Female player of the year. The winner was a lady called Ada Hegerberg from Norway. Her acceptance speech was intended to inspire girls/young women to stick at it in football and be the best they could. “to young...

    Started by Keekaboo, 04-12-2018 12:11 PM
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    06-12-2018, 12:58 PM Go to last post
  36. Poll Poll: Would you support the return of Capital Punishment?

    Yes or No. Don't bother with comments, just have your vote. Edit: You need to be on the full site to vote.

    Started by Hibbyradge, 21-11-2018 12:00 AM
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    05-12-2018, 11:12 PM Go to last post
  37. PhD study

    I'm thinking of applying to do one before I get too old. I know Topographic Hibby has studied for a PhD; has anyone else, and is there any essential advice you would offer? Three years is a big commitment, then there's finances to consider. Any advice on funding options? I'd like to do it, but...

    Started by Hibernia&Alba, 03-12-2018 09:34 AM
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    05-12-2018, 05:45 PM Go to last post
  38. Easily distracted?

    I find that as time goes by I am getting more easily distracted. Sometimes I have to have internet access to do certain tasks, and the internet is a huge box of distractions, and I find that I can lose days to being hugely unproductive and getting very little done. You may notice that on...

    Started by Smartie, 04-12-2018 07:10 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    05-12-2018, 05:23 PM Go to last post
  39. Poverty in the UK

    Interesting (in a dismayed, sickening sort of a way) report from the UN: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=23881&LangID=E

    Started by JeMeSouviens, 16-11-2018 05:05 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,846
    04-12-2018, 05:52 AM Go to last post
  40. 118 118

    We all remember the adverts, but didn’t think they were still trading See they are in the news today, who uses these sort of services nowadays, possibly older people. £11.23 for a 90 second call, outrageous https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-46369401

    Started by Billy Whizz, 28-11-2018 05:25 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 762
    02-12-2018, 09:45 AM Go to last post

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