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  1. Bran scones

    Sorry for such a strange request but, does anyone know of a bakers in Edinburgh that still sells proper old bran scones (in rounds and in four sections) ? Thanks

    Started by MackTheKnife, 18-11-2018 06:04 PM
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  2. Scots and the the transatlantic slave trade.

    Watched a documentary about this recently and it makes you think twice about our landscape and culture. It was pretty uncomfortable viewing. The involvement is something we simply havenít faced up to and batted away with ďIt wisnae us, it was EnglandĒ. One theory behind this is thatís itís...

    Started by Pete, 20-11-2018 01:46 PM
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    26-11-2018, 11:42 PM Go to last post
  3. Persimmon Cheif Exec £75million bonus

    Absolutely disgusting. What kind of a world are we living in? :soapbox:

    Started by Weegreenman, 07-11-2018 01:20 PM
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    21-11-2018, 10:24 PM Go to last post
  4. Current Spanish Foreign Minister on Scottish Independence and the EU

    Josep Borrell (Who is Catalan but viscerally opposed to Catalan independence.) https://www.facebook.com/POLITICOeu/videos/658048887922224/?t=2876 "If Westminster agrees why should we be against it?" Hopefully that clears that up. (Aye, sure it will :rolleyes:).

    Started by JeMeSouviens, 20-11-2018 12:11 PM
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  5. Louis Theroux - Choosing Death

    I mentioned this show on the TV thread in the Dug Out but it left me a bit conflicted so I was wondering if anyone else watched it and what your thoughts are? Firstly I thought it was very well made and treated a difficult subject matter gently. Secondly I think it's too easy when discussing...

    Started by Pretty Boy, 20-11-2018 09:51 AM
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    20-11-2018, 05:54 PM Go to last post
  6. Tide turning against the US National Rifles Association

    Good to see that pressure is building up against the NRA. It's good to see some companies starting to take a stance against this organisation. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-43268446 When I hear anything from the NRA, I'm lost for words. How gullible are the American public to...

    Started by theonlywayisup, 03-03-2018 01:57 PM
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    20-11-2018, 05:22 PM Go to last post
  7. RIP Stan Lee

    Sad to read that Stan Lee has passed away. Not only did this man create many of the iconic characters of our modern culture, but he made it "OK" for geeks to be out in the open. It became cool to like comics again, and his narratives, resulting in an entire universe of characters, comics,...

    Started by Sylar, 12-11-2018 09:23 PM
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    19-11-2018, 08:41 PM Go to last post
  8. What freedom?

    Exactly what freedoms are we supposed to thank army vets here and in USA for? WW2, Korea, Vietnam, Kuwait, Iraq, Afghanistan? Exactly what is it that millions of people died for?

    Started by Bangkok Hibby, 07-11-2018 07:11 AM
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    14-11-2018, 10:06 PM Go to last post
  9. Wim Hof Method

    Anyone given this a proper go? I started his fundamentals course yesterday. That lasts for 10 weeks. My mates tried to warn me off it as he was pretty overwhelmed by what he calls kundalini.

    Started by Dalianwanda, 28-07-2018 06:07 AM
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    14-11-2018, 09:45 AM Go to last post
  10. Shocking

    It seems we are saying this almost daily but WTF? BBC News - Man, 98, fighting for life after robbery in north London home http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-46120021 Awful awful assault. In a few days time we remember those who fought, regardless of our opinions on poppies this man...

    Started by wpj, 07-11-2018 11:20 PM
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    12-11-2018, 02:53 AM Go to last post
  11. The Poppy

    It seems every year brings a new controversy or new story surrounding the national symbol of Remembrance. I find myself balking a little at how the symbol and meaning behind the poppy has become utterly *******ised in recent years. It's no longer simply a symbol of those who fought and gave up...

    Started by Sylar, 04-11-2017 11:12 PM
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    09-11-2018, 06:19 AM Go to last post
  12. Hibs fan from Belize

    Just watched an interesting programme on tv, about commonwealth workers who came to the uk during ww2 to work on farms. Sam Martinez left British Honduras in 1941 aged 32 where he lived in the jungle, barefooted and scavenged for food, came to the uk and worked as a lumberjack in the borders. ...

    Started by Stick, 08-11-2018 10:22 AM
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    08-11-2018, 10:41 AM Go to last post
  13. 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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    08-11-2018, 09:35 AM Go to last post
  14. Racist?

    https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/im-not-racist-scots-mum-13518517 I actually know this woman through my wife, and I wondered what others take on this was? I personally think it's incredibly stupid, and I find it unpalatable that the nursery is defending this too.

    Started by Chorley Hibee, 01-11-2018 11:45 PM
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    07-11-2018, 05:33 PM Go to last post
  15. Public Money, Private Profit

    As an avid hillwalker and trail runner the below is something that has troubled me for a while. Seeing it in sucn stark terms brings it home though. Any of us could need these volunteers help one day: ...

    Started by Pretty Boy, 03-11-2018 11:24 AM
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    07-11-2018, 03:36 PM Go to last post
  16. Whatsapp virus

    If you know anyone using WhatsApp you might pass on this. An IT colleague has advised that a video comes out tomorrow from WhatsApp called martinelli do not open it , it hacks your phone and nothing will fix it. Spread the word. If you receive a message to update the Whatsapp to Whatsapp Gold, do...

    Started by Moulin Yarns, 05-11-2018 10:35 AM
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    07-11-2018, 12:54 AM Go to last post
  17. Eh3 festival

    Me & a mate are going to this.hotel booked on the Friday nite..hibs at home the next day.anyone know where the music venue the biscuit factory is ? We are hibs season ticket holders from Fife & not sure where this venue is.any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

    Started by Libertine, 05-11-2018 11:59 PM
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    06-11-2018, 06:55 PM Go to last post
  18. Kavanaugh

    Anyone watching this on Sky News? Fascinating television, better then any drama on TV. Pity that there is a serious allegations underneath that have turned into a circus.

    Started by johnbc70, 27-09-2018 10:03 PM
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    04-11-2018, 09:03 PM Go to last post
  19. Paddy Ashdown

    BBC News - Paddy Ashdown: Former Lib Dem leader being treated for cancer http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46070237 I am not a one party voter and have always had respect for Paddy particularly his work in the Balkans/former Yugoslavia. Wish him well.

    Started by wpj, 02-11-2018 06:27 PM
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    02-11-2018, 06:27 PM Go to last post
  20. SNP and trade unions

    Iím Flabbergasted that some, not all, within the SNP seem to think itís open season on Scottish trade unionists. The attacks on GMB, Unison and EIS members and their officials seems to be at odds with the SNP position of being left of centre. Surely they realise that a yes vote will only be...

    Started by lucky, 30-10-2018 03:15 PM
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    02-11-2018, 04:06 PM Go to last post
  21. Pets

    I was with my Lila cat last month when she had to be put to sleep. It has been an awfull year and this became the catalyst for a massive amount of grief for me. I know there are loads of folk here who have "pets" but I think they have us. I know I am not alone, my Lila was a major pal, Cash, her...

    Started by wpj, 12-10-2018 08:05 PM
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  22. Will Apple's acquisition of Shazam affect Spotify?

    I have linked my Shazam and Spotify accounts so I can go back and listen again to songs I hear on the radio. Now that Apple have bought it, will that be stopped? :dunno:

    Started by Hibbyradge, 01-11-2018 12:41 PM
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  23. Ppi claims

    Was wondering if any .netters have been successful with ppi? Got a claim going through just as in my younger years I took stuff out without much thought so thought why not try. Was also told by someone at RBS (unofficially) they will try to call you three times and if they don't answer they...

    Started by Fuzzywuzzy, 16-08-2018 05:00 PM
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    01-11-2018, 07:30 PM Go to last post
  24. Electric vehicles, any experience of them

    Hi folks. I am wondering if anyone has one, and their thoughts. My better half was talking to someone from the Energy Savings Trust at the weekend and is now quite keen, the main problem I can see is the convenience of the locations of charging points. Why is there none in supermarket car...

    Started by Moulin Yarns, 25-10-2018 02:09 PM
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    01-11-2018, 08:21 AM Go to last post
  25. Poll Poll: Current Brexit Views

    Voted remain, and still strongly remain after watching this shambles unfold. Interested to see how others view this, particularly if there has been a swing from leave to remain.

    Started by GlesgaeHibby, 29-09-2018 01:26 PM
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  26. Partitioned Scotland

    Constitutional OBSESSIVES only thread! :wink: You're not really getting the true Israel-Palestine effect there. Clearly East Edinburgh will be iScotland's restored capital. You can have Gorgie/Dalry/Saughton/Stenhouse as your West Edinburgh colonial outpost. Apart from that you get the...

    Started by JeMeSouviens, 18-10-2018 10:19 AM
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    26-10-2018, 08:05 PM Go to last post
  27. Legalise Cannabis?

    A lot of debate now about this and Canada has passed a law that makes recreational use legal. Not sure myself, could it lead to harder drug use? But if I was walking home on my own at 2am I would rather cross paths with a group of stoners than a group of drunks.

    Started by johnbc70, 20-06-2018 07:17 AM
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    26-10-2018, 07:16 PM Go to last post
  28. Bakers Lose 'Gay Cake' Appeal

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-37748681 It's an interesting case. Wonder how the courts would have acted had it been a gay baker refusing to bake a cake with a message saying 'Don't support gay marriage'.

    Started by GlesgaeHibby, 24-10-2016 05:31 PM
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    26-10-2018, 06:58 PM Go to last post
  29. Meat from still alive animals

    If you think holograms of the deceased is creepy, what about this? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-45865403

    Started by Hibbyradge, 16-10-2018 09:03 AM
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    24-10-2018, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  30. Journalist missing from Saudi Consulate

    What do you guys make of the journalist who went into the Saudi consulate in Turkey and has just not came out? Heís been missing for over 2 weeks. IMO heís been murdered he was also a critic of the Saudi government.

    Started by Navids Numpties, 15-10-2018 07:31 PM
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  31. Flu jabs are available now

    I just got a flu vaccination at my local Boots. It cost me £12.50. I tried to get one last year after all the Aussie flu reports started coming in, but by the time I got round to it, they'd run out. From what the pharmacist was saying, they reckon they'll run out again. It protects against...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 25-09-2018 02:59 PM
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    22-10-2018, 06:37 AM Go to last post
  32. Australia considers embassy move to Jerusalem

    Pretty brave move from the old Aussies if they go ahead with it .

    Started by makaveli1875, 16-10-2018 08:36 AM
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  33. Amy Winehouse hologram tour

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-45833293 What do people think about this idea? I'd have loved to have bee in the same room as Amy Winehouse when she was singing, and although it's a bit strange, the prospect of her appearing onstage posthumously still has it's attractions. I'd be...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 12-10-2018 05:09 PM
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    17-10-2018, 09:36 PM Go to last post
  34. Tourist Tax

    It's been discussed as parts of other threads before, but there is to be a vote next week to decide if it should be introduced in Edinburgh at a rate of £2 a night. What are peoples thoughts? I'm all for it - a lot of (most?) other cities have it, so I don't see why not. Would put a...

    Started by danhibees1875, 26-09-2018 09:06 PM
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  35. Florida's little bit wind and rain

    Why does this country bother so much about the weather over in the US when there is so much more crap going on here and in Europe that deserves a hell of a lot more cove than some wind n rain that might not even come to anything?!! Do they bother about the rain in Tiree? I think not. Rant over.

    Started by BullsCloseHibs, 14-09-2018 06:05 PM
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  36. AUOB rally Edinburgh October 6th

    Having spoken to another poster on here we were thinking about the possibility of a few of us meeting up for this event. We were discussing the last event in Dundee and the fact that there was an old firm fans for independence group at the event. Iím just starting the thread and putting out a...

    Started by lord bunberry, 17-09-2018 09:53 PM
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  37. Taxis

    Thanks to the taxi driver outside the raddison on the royal mile that caused the driver of the 35 to slam on his brakes a few mins ago. A few folk went for a burton down the bus with one lassie now having a sore ankle... Hope she doesn't report it and if youre the same taxi that just went past the...

    Started by Just Alf, 08-10-2018 06:22 PM
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    11-10-2018, 06:28 PM Go to last post
  38. Favourite Nightclub in edinburgh

    Which is yours past and present? Iím only 20 and must say the cavendish was probably mine growing up always got in with a fake ID while underage and was cheap as chips. Now itís probably the woodburn club in Dalkeith. Cheap as anything shame itís miles from my house!

    Started by Navids Numpties, 30-08-2018 06:26 AM
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  39. Banksy stunt... Brilliant!

    Got to love the man/woman :greengrin https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-45770028

    Started by Jack Hackett, 06-10-2018 04:40 PM
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    09-10-2018, 06:29 AM Go to last post
  40. Potential disruption getting to ER on Saturday

    Apologies if this has been mentioned already but itís probably worth being aware of an event taking place on Saturday in that it might affect you getting to Easter Road. Take note of the time and route to his end. MARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE- EDINBURGH SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2018 JOHNSTONE TERRACE...

    Started by LichtieHibby, 02-10-2018 12:42 PM
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    07-10-2018, 08:28 AM Go to last post

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