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  1. King Fluffy

    King Fluffy :not worth Indycab man Gordon Ross apparently hearing things about Mundell preparing for a post Brexit 'coup'. Fluff's increasing his staff by zillions and moving to a big office down Leith supposedly. Nothing in the mainstream news about it so it can't be true. Best ignore. ...

    Started by snooky, 23-01-2018 12:05 PM
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    30-01-2018, 09:07 AM Go to last post
  2. 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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    26-01-2018, 06:31 PM Go to last post
  3. Burlin' in his grave?

    https://www.scotsman.com/news/theresa-may-hosts-burns-supper-in-downing-street-1-4668945 "Wee, sleekit, cowrin, tim'rous beastie, O, what a panic's in thy breastie!" would seem appropriate on the night. :wink: It will be followed by a screening of Braveheart, no doubt. :cool2:

    Started by snooky, 22-01-2018 11:37 PM
    • Replies: 29
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    25-01-2018, 10:48 PM Go to last post
  4. Yum

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-42639877 I've seen stalls selling various insects in Thailand, and although I'm usually an adventurous eater, I haven't yet built up enough courage to sample any. I'ma bit disappointed in myself for that, tbh. I'm sure there are many intrepid dotnet...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 16-01-2018 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 25
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    25-01-2018, 08:35 PM Go to last post
  5. Tories

    I'm not on the Holy Ground often but as I sit here bored waiting for no.3 child to come out the cinema, I am wondering who on here votes Tory? There must be some of you? It can't only be Brian Monteith 😉. Reasons why appreciated also. Personally I vote SNP at Scottish and UK elections at present...

    Started by Bishop Hibee, 05-04-2017 11:05 PM
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    23-01-2018, 11:40 AM Go to last post
  6. What is the world coming to?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40889511 I hope they throw the book at this guy. Attempted murder although probably some smart-assed lawyer will get him off with self-defence and the woman charged with obstruction. Shocking behaviour.

    Started by snooky, 10-08-2017 05:01 PM
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    21-01-2018, 05:21 PM Go to last post
  7. Net Neutrality

    So what's the script here then? How/Does the vote in the USA affect us in the UK?

    Started by King Dom, 14-12-2017 05:41 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,145
    20-01-2018, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  8. Lemmy is Dead

    A giant of music is no more.

    Started by DaveF, 29-12-2015 10:48 AM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,574
    20-01-2018, 10:12 AM Go to last post
  9. NZ Prime Minister is pregnant

    The Prime Minister has announced that she is pregnant. The baby will arrive in June, after which she planned to take a six-week break. She is now set to be the second elected world leader to give birth while in office - and the first to do so in almost 30 years. ...

    Started by theonlywayisup, 19-01-2018 06:41 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 659
    20-01-2018, 08:37 AM Go to last post
  10. Weather report

    BBC TV says: In Edinburgh only the most determined ventured out in their cars. Eh?

    Started by heretoday, 17-01-2018 06:10 AM
    • Replies: 18
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    18-01-2018, 02:15 PM Go to last post
  11. Fire in London tower block

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40269625 watching live the now, looks horrendous

    Started by cabbageandribs1875, 14-06-2017 03:27 AM
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    17-01-2018, 07:13 PM Go to last post
  12. Sad news Dolores O'Roidan

    Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly aged 46 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-42696376

    Started by wpj, 16-01-2018 09:58 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 464
    16-01-2018, 01:57 PM Go to last post
  13. Women

    Much stronger than men. Unfortunately. Damn their lovely eyes.

    Started by Dashing Bob S, 10-01-2018 04:47 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    15-01-2018, 12:00 AM Go to last post
  14. Harry Clarke

    Pleaded guilty today for driving his car after his license was taken off him. What an absolute ****er of a man.

    Started by lord bunberry, 17-02-2017 05:36 PM
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    14-01-2018, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  15. Baby Box

    The contents of the new baby box have been released - Includes clothes, digital ear themometer, books, mattress, towel, changing mat amd the box is also a bed. Im a bit torn on this - while it makes me despair for the kind of people habing babies that these things need to be provided by the...

    Started by SouthsideHarp_Bhoy, 19-06-2017 12:39 PM
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    11-01-2018, 09:27 PM Go to last post
  16. Jon Venables charged over indecent images of children

    The sick ****er should now be locked away FOR LIFE and exposed. Enough really is enough, no more chances, no more new identities funded by the tax payer. Keep him locked up for the rest of his life. IMO, I can understand giving them a new identity the first time but to give him a second one was...

    Started by 21.05.2016, 05-01-2018 01:48 PM
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    10-01-2018, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  17. New Year's Honours List

    What a load of Lilian Gish, the whole thing is. As shallow and crass as the Oscars and just as nauseating. The quicker we get rid of this up-yer-ain-erz crap the better.

    Started by snooky, 30-12-2017 03:09 PM
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    09-01-2018, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  18. Ermine Vermin

    SNP MP David Linden has been rapped on the knuckles for referring to the House of Lords as Ermine Vermin. Thank goodness he showed a bit of class and didn't call them Furred Turds.

    Started by snooky, 01-12-2017 04:43 PM
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    08-01-2018, 05:22 PM Go to last post
  19. Plastic

    Sorry for yet another thread from me, but this really is tragic. https://www.facebook.com/bbcnews/videos/10155953914506108/

    Started by Hibbyradge, 03-01-2018 10:35 AM
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    08-01-2018, 07:47 AM Go to last post
  20. Sick humour

    Here's a real laugh. Hospital car parks in England made £174m profit . Some of the excuses they use for the high charges are hilarious. Oh how we laughed on the way to the operating theatre.

    Started by snooky, 28-12-2017 02:32 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    07-01-2018, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  21. Shaun Woodburn memorial destroyed

    Very sad to see that some lowlife has stolen the flag and destroyed the memorial shrine for Shaun Woodburn that was set up by his friends and family to mark the 1 year anniversary of his death. It really does take a very special kind of ****bag to smash up and steal from the memorial of a...

    Started by 21.05.2016, 03-01-2018 02:45 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    06-01-2018, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  22. 2017 - Review

    What a **** year that was!

    Started by Colr, 02-01-2018 01:06 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-01-2018, 11:30 AM Go to last post
  23. From Hero to Zero

    https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jan/03/homeless-man-hailed-as-manchester-bombing-hero-admits-thefts Low as a snake's belly.

    Started by Betty Boop, 03-01-2018 01:09 PM
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    03-01-2018, 01:09 PM Go to last post
  24. More guns, more safety

    Or something like that. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-42523045

    Started by Hibbyradge, 30-12-2017 11:26 PM
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    03-01-2018, 07:45 AM Go to last post
  25. The Clash, New Year’s Day ‘77

    The Clash, New Year’s Day ‘77 On BBC 4 ‘tonight’ at 5 past midnight - so that’s really five mins into Tuesday 2nd Jan! Plenty unseen footage apparently. Sounds really good.

    Started by Johnny Clash, 01-01-2018 02:25 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    01-01-2018, 06:02 PM Go to last post
  26. 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 06:09 AM
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    28-12-2017, 02:06 PM Go to last post
  27. West Ham FC donate to Tory Party

    http://www.dorseteye.com/south/articles/look-who-s-bankrolling-the-tories-folks I had no idea about this. Apparently WHFC donated £12,500 to the Tory Party in 2016(just after the Olympic stadium completion) and Karren Brady is vice chair of WHFC and a Tory Peer. They've donated more but no...

    Started by hibsbollah, 21-12-2017 10:40 AM
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    28-12-2017, 08:05 AM Go to last post
  28. China's first Olympic medal winner ... Eric Liddell?

    Watched Chariots of Fire for the umpteenth time today and it struck me that Eric Liddell must have been the first Chinese athlete to win a gold medal, in fact any medal, at an Olympic games. After all, if GBR can claim medals won by a number of athletes born in other countries then I don't know...

    Started by NAE NOOKIE, 26-12-2017 03:15 PM
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    26-12-2017, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  29. Big Fire at Regents Park

    Aaardvaaaaaaark missing. Thoughts with his/her family.

    Started by heretoday, 23-12-2017 12:14 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    23-12-2017, 11:20 PM Go to last post
  30. Three charged over Aberdeen shop theft while worker having fit

    It's amazing that people would steal from a shop, whilst the shop worker is having a fit. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-42454645 Then again, I'm not surprised, which is a sad thing to say.

    Started by theonlywayisup, 22-12-2017 12:02 PM
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    23-12-2017, 07:26 PM Go to last post
  31. Indy Ref 2

    And we are off and running. :greengrin

    Started by marinello59, 13-03-2017 10:42 AM
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  32. Possible terrorist attack in Melbourne

    Another vehicle driving into people. No deaths confirmed yet. http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/pedestrians-hit-in-melbourne-cbd/news-story/0793771ddb8f4d79ec660e0d1c4735d5

    Started by Steve-O, 21-12-2017 07:06 AM
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    21-12-2017, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  33. The man in the Lay-by on the A9

    Anyone who has travelled the A9 past Blair Atholl a few years ago may have been aware of a man camping in Lay-by 52, just south of the House of Bruar. He was there as a protest but was evicted in 2015. Well today he was removed again. I have to say I didn't know his whole story, but I was sent a...

    Started by Golden Fleece, 21-12-2017 03:16 PM
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    21-12-2017, 03:16 PM Go to last post
  34. Poll Poll: Should two people of the same sex, be allowed to marry?

    Should marriage/civil union between two people of the same sex, be allowed?

    Started by My_Wife_Camille, 05-12-2017 10:33 PM
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    21-12-2017, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  35. Proposed incone tax changes

    What do people reckob of the proposed changes? If i understand it right, its a tax cut for the lowest bands (effectively) but a rise fir anyone earning over 33k and somr new bands. In the context that a tax rise seemed inevitable, it seems not a bad compromise - however im not sure i agree...

    Started by SouthsideHarp_Bhoy, 14-12-2017 04:13 PM
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    20-12-2017, 09:19 AM Go to last post
  36. Keely Smith

    Amazing career. Her and Louis Prima aren’t so well known these days but they were massive. https://www.theguardian.com/music/2017/dec/17/keely-smith-obituary

    Started by Colr, 17-12-2017 10:04 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    18-12-2017, 07:27 PM Go to last post
  37. Civil Parking Charges.

    Sorry, I know this has been covered before, but I think this is slightly different in that I don't think we have done anything wrong. My friend and I have been meeting on a Friday after school for lunch and parking in the Kirkgate car park. We've been having lunch in South Leith Parish...

    Started by EH6 Hibby, 22-05-2010 10:14 AM
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    13-12-2017, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  38. Keith Chegwin - sad news

    Died today after a long illness. Only 60.

    Started by Golden Fleece, 11-12-2017 02:19 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    13-12-2017, 12:21 AM Go to last post
  39. Attempted New York bombing

    A sign of the times I guess but surprised there's not already a thread on this. Guy tried to blow himself up during rush hour in the corridor/tunnel that connects PA bus station with the subway. Could have left 100s dead or injured if he'd been successful. Scary stuff.

    Started by DH1875, 12-12-2017 07:51 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    12-12-2017, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  40. Max Clifford jailed

    for 8 years :eek: certainly didn't see that one coming http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-27259318 Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford has been jailed for a total of eight years for a string of indecent assaults against girls and young women.

    Started by cabbageandribs1875, 02-05-2014 06:54 PM
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 3,406
    10-12-2017, 08:53 PM Go to last post

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