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  1. Why are Tory MP Brexiters so ignorant?

    Leaving aside the whole question of how so many know or understand so little about Ireland (see, for example, Andrew 'As an Englishman I'm entitled to an Irish passport' Bridgen)... The laddie Eustice who resigned yesterday said that postponing the Brexit date would mean that the EU would...

    Started by lapsedhibee, 01-03-2019 11:39 AM
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    12-04-2019, 09:49 PM Go to last post
  2. SpaceX - falcon heavy lifter launch

    Another deployment for the FHL and (fingers crossed) another simultaneous landing https://twitter.com/spacex/status/1116454697127124992?s=21 If you missed the previous one T minus 12

    Started by jonty, 11-04-2019 10:16 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    11-04-2019, 10:48 PM Go to last post
  3. Alesha MacPhail murderer exposed.

    The 16 year old who abducted, raped and killed the 4 year old wee lassie in Brute has been named. Little ******* deserves to be named IMO, absolutely sickening crime. Hope his life is a living hell in jail.

    Started by 21.05.2016, 23-02-2019 05:27 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 2,053
    05-04-2019, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  4. New Petition

    https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/241584 Went up tonight. Number of people signing so far is quite high.

    Started by Colr, 20-03-2019 10:33 PM
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    05-04-2019, 02:39 PM Go to last post
  5. 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
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    04-04-2019, 09:13 PM Go to last post
  6. New Zealand Terror Attack

    Utterly horrific news from Christchurch this morning. 40 people dead, as 4 (possibly more) people storm 2 mosques and open fire. Four in custody, but more may still be at large. Cars were being stopped as they had devices attached to them too. ...

    Started by Sylar, 15-03-2019 07:05 AM
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    04-04-2019, 08:20 AM Go to last post
  7. Conspiracy Theories

    Never been much of a conspiracy theorist myself. I don't believe absolute EVERYTHING is at it is seems or we are always told exactly the truth but in general I don't take up too much of my time reading into it all. However, a debate got going between a group of us down the local a few weeks back...

    Started by 21.05.2016, 30-03-2019 09:34 PM
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    03-04-2019, 02:24 PM Go to last post
  8. petition II....for England

    petition for Engerlund leaving the UK :aok: lets help them leave :greengrin The Scottish have had the chance to vote for independence, it’s about time the English had the same right. https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/231563

    Started by cabbageandribs1875, 01-04-2019 04:47 PM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 894
    02-04-2019, 02:11 PM Go to last post
  9. Thumbs Up Good News Stories

    I thought it would be nice to have a thread about the positive things that happen in the world for a change. Post your heartwarming stories in here. First up - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-24170670 :thumbsup:

    Started by Hibbyradge, 20-09-2013 02:09 PM
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    01-04-2019, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  10. The Miami Showband Massacre

    This looks like it will a fascinating watch when it airs tonight on Netflix. https://www.joe.ie/movies-tv/netflixs-gripping-new-documentary-depicts-one-horrific-massacres-troubles-662536 For anyone unfamiliar with the case, this interview with one of the survivors, Stephen Travers, will give...

    Started by Carheenlea, 22-03-2019 10:09 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 631
    30-03-2019, 09:49 PM Go to last post
  11. Jussie Smollett faces jail.

    What an idiot. Apparently could face up to 3 years in jail. Folk were rightly on his side to begin with, but imagine there will be a huge backlash from the gay and black communtiy for trying this stunt. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/entertainment-arts-47336596 Edit:...

    Started by beensaidbefore, 22-02-2019 05:39 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,213
    29-03-2019, 07:06 PM Go to last post
  12. 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: 29
    • Views: 2,667
    27-03-2019, 10:02 AM Go to last post
  13. 'Football Lads Alliance'

    http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/football-hooligan-heads-scotland-recruitment-11422487 Apparently targetting Hibs and Hearts fans for recruitment, there's leafleting in opposition to them at this Saturday's game.

    Started by Nakedmanoncrack, 01-11-2017 12:29 PM
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    26-03-2019, 07:01 AM Go to last post
  14. Trade Unions

    I was just wondering what posters' first hand experiences are of trade unions - positive or negative. I had one bad experience which put me off them, but there's talk of my employer entering a voluntary agreement with one which has led me to reconsider the subject. I'm not so interested in...

    Started by Future17, 18-02-2019 09:00 PM
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    25-03-2019, 09:19 PM Go to last post
  15. Tattosit Jaled For Body Mutilations

    Just watching this mental story on Sky News. A tattoo shop owner in England has been jailed for splitting a tongue, removing a nipple and taking off someone's ear. This was all paid for and requested by his customers

    Started by Besties Debut, 21-03-2019 05:47 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    22-03-2019, 05:52 PM Go to last post
  16. Minute's Silence

    So yet again, another debate appears about football clubs holding or not holding a minute's silence after particular world events. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/47605542 Putting aside the specific case of the horrific events in New Zealand, it saddens me to see this sort of thing...

    Started by McSwanky, 18-03-2019 12:03 PM
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 1,118
    21-03-2019, 07:30 AM Go to last post
  17. Israel - are some not learning from history?

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-47524518 According to AFP news agency, Mr Netanyahu later brought up the issue at a cabinet meeting. He called Israel a "Jewish, democratic state" with equal rights, but the "nation state not of all its citizens but only of the Jewish people". -...

    Started by Just Alf, 11-03-2019 08:47 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 604
    18-03-2019, 08:30 PM Go to last post
  18. Bruno Ganz

    The man who launched a thousand parodies. BBC News - Bruno Ganz, who played Hitler in Downfall, dies aged 77 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-47264709

    Started by CropleyWasGod, 16-02-2019 12:54 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    18-03-2019, 10:37 AM Go to last post
  19. Inappropriate Clothing

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-47558766 Saw the above story on the bbc. Maybe Iím becoming more conservative (small c) as I get older and less in tune with the ďyoofĒ of today, but I canít distinguish that top from a bra. It looked an open and shut case to me in that it looked...

    Started by The Modfather, 13-03-2019 10:32 PM
    • Replies: 28
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    17-03-2019, 09:51 AM Go to last post
  20. One Soldier to face charges for Bloody Sunday

    Only one soldier to face trial and it isnít the Officer in Charge. :confused: Bloody Sunday soldier faces murder charges http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-47540271

    Started by marinello59, 14-03-2019 11:33 AM
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    16-03-2019, 01:01 PM Go to last post
  21. Knee replacements.

    Not sure if this is the right place for this, but i have suffered with a bad knee for years, so much so i have been told by the surgeon i need a new knee. It will be done in the next 10 weeks. Has anyone here had one of these done, if so what is it like now? Can you do more than you could...

    Started by blackpoolhibs, 14-11-2018 08:59 PM
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    16-03-2019, 09:26 AM Go to last post
  22. Conor McGregor

    About to go down for a long time it would seem. Horrible allegations (at this stage) with the apparent evidence very much against him.

    Started by WeeRussell, 22-01-2019 07:01 PM
    • Replies: 29
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    12-03-2019, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  23. Scotch Malt Whisky Society

    Anyone a member? Is it worth the money. I'm in London but in Edinburgh quite a bit on business these days. So I'd use the venues down south much more but not exclusively. Interesting selection of single cask on their shop but doesn't say which distilleries.

    Started by Colr, 13-06-2016 08:40 PM
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  24. Stringfellow Hawke - Jan-Michael Vincent - Dies 10th Feb

    He passed away last month, but its just been reported https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-47502183 Airwolf was great Saturday afternoon viewing.

    Started by jonty, 08-03-2019 05:08 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    08-03-2019, 06:24 PM Go to last post
  25. suspect package

    suspect device found in Halifax/BOS at West End. Area closed off. (NHC)

    Started by southsider, 07-03-2019 02:25 PM
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  26. Woman has sex with man,

    later regrets it, decides to call it rape. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-47240670 The Humpty Dumpty theory of language - that a word can mean anything you want it to mean.

    Started by lapsedhibee, 05-03-2019 10:12 AM
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    08-03-2019, 04:59 AM Go to last post
  27. New Scottish Stock Exchange

    Scotland is set to become home to the first stock exchange in the world to require joining companies to prove they are having a positive social impact on a global scale and in their local communities.

    Started by Estupendo, 07-03-2019 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-03-2019, 08:01 PM Go to last post
  28. Keith Flint from the Prodigy

    Found dead at age 49. Loved the Prodigy back in the 90s. Fat of the Land a cracking album.

    Started by James310, 04-03-2019 11:28 AM
    • Replies: 17
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    05-03-2019, 10:08 PM Go to last post
  29. Poll Poll: Stephen Christopher Yaxley-Lennon banned from social media

    https://www.thenational.scot/news/17460078.read-facebooks-full-statement-on-the-tommy-robinson-ban/?fbclid=IwAR0Hv9GZV6SzIKWs6nZeNCgTa9JwGQpAh5zol8OqeZXy145flUxVOjkoiQs Saying that he has crossed the line too many times, despite repeated warnings. What say you?

    Started by Fife-Hibee, 26-02-2019 02:03 PM
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    02-03-2019, 03:10 PM Go to last post
  30. Fire on Arthurís Seat

    Big fire currently up Arthurís Seat

    Started by Hibeesmad, 26-02-2019 08:50 PM
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    27-02-2019, 01:35 PM Go to last post
  31. Indian restaurants in Edinburgh

    Indian restaurants in Edinburgh Guys, Not living in Edina any more my finger is not on the pulse of favourite Indian restaurants. My mate is in town for the weekend and is looking for recommendations. Heís staying central so nothing too far out of the centre.

    Started by Bristolhibby, 07-02-2019 04:37 PM
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    26-02-2019, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  32. Avoiding Rugby

    Is there anywhere that doesn't show rugby in Edinburgh? Trying to find somewhere to go and watch the scores on Saturday and really can't be bothered mixing with rugby fans. Cheers

    Started by RCNG, 17-02-2019 05:22 PM
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    19-02-2019, 07:53 PM Go to last post
  33. Excuses excuses

    On one of the Appleton threads there was a mention that our possible manager to be left Oxford to join Leicester City as "Ass Man". Someone suggested that this would be a good job for "Ross Thomson MP". I didn't know what this was about, so a quick google search revealed that he has been...

    Started by Smartie, 11-02-2019 01:21 PM
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    19-02-2019, 01:13 PM Go to last post
  34. Where are you from, a fun quiz based on dialect

    Did this last night and it got me right. It would be interesting to find out how good it is for those not from Edinburgh https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/02/15/upshot/british-irish-dialect-quiz.html

    Started by Moulin Yarns, 16-02-2019 09:33 AM
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  35. European summer holiday (Brexit)

    I know there's a thread on Brexit already but can't be bothered trawling through it. Anyhow, my question is: Has anyone booked a European holiday or flights for summer? If so, any idea what happens if there is a no deal? Is it true that most insurance companies won't be paying out if you lose...

    Started by DH1875, 17-02-2019 11:03 AM
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    17-02-2019, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  36. Brexit Holiday

    Some really cheap flights to Europe going for departure on Brexit day 29th March! Must say, there are risks butIím tempted.

    Started by Colr, 15-01-2019 10:04 PM
    • Replies: 26
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    17-02-2019, 11:50 AM Go to last post
  37. Libby Squire

    This poor girl has been missing for 10 days now, was hoping she may have been found by now Case has taken a strange twist today, a person of interest has been charged over other offences. I wonder how some of these charges have come to light, since some date back to 2017 ...

    Started by Billy Whizz, 11-02-2019 04:34 PM
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    11-02-2019, 07:15 PM Go to last post
  38. Does anyone employ a smug self satisfied grin when they're driving?

    Or when you're playing bet365 bingo? Or booking an hotel room? 'kin adverts do my head in.

    Started by Hibbyradge, 03-02-2019 12:02 PM
    • Replies: 15
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    11-02-2019, 10:38 AM Go to last post
  39. Steve Craddock

    Just watched him play live on Soccer A.M with a wee band that takes me back to my youth, The Specials:not worth Great guitarist and doesnít half get around. Saw him play with both OCS and Paul Weller recently, he even gets his laddie out on stage for a wee solo effort. How does he find the time...

    Started by Weegreenman, 26-01-2019 11:36 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-02-2019, 01:50 AM Go to last post
  40. Poor- oots at weddings

    I'm not going to explain what they are/were, it can be an oldies secret, but are they a thing of the past? If so, why have they disappeared? Traffic too busy? People too mean? Kids too rich? All of the above?

    Started by Hibbyradge, 28-01-2019 10:17 AM
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    08-02-2019, 03:49 PM Go to last post

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