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  1. Welfare Changes

    I see IDS has had his way with the Treasury and is getting to (largely) implement his welfare changes. BBC Story While there is more detail needed and the task is a daunting one the coalition should be appluaded for finally trying to tackle the wasteful mess that is Britiains welfare...

    Started by RyeSloan, 17-02-2011 01:02 PM
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    21-02-2011, 06:08 PM Go to last post
  2. Question Survey on Depression in Scotland (NHC incidentally!)

    Hi folks, I am currently studying at college and carrying out an investigation into depression in Scotland. I have drafted a brief survey and would be grateful if people could complete this to give me a sample of responses to deal with. This is purely voluntary, but I would be grateful for...

    Started by SmashinGlass, 21-02-2011 02:03 PM
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    21-02-2011, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  3. No Wikileaks or dispatches threads tonight?

    Only caught a few mins of the Wikileaks programme and am gonna watch dispatches on Muslim faith schools now. Am going to watch the Wikileaks on the iplayer if I can.

    Started by Woody1985, 14-02-2011 09:02 PM
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    21-02-2011, 03:28 PM Go to last post
  4. Life Begins at 40

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-12514181 Good idea or waste of money?

    Started by Jack, 20-02-2011 11:16 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    20-02-2011, 08:26 PM Go to last post
  5. Are beautiful women politicians taken seriously enough?


    Started by Hibbyradge, 07-01-2011 04:49 PM
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    20-02-2011, 02:44 PM Go to last post
  6. X Flare released from the Sun!

    Dunno if anyone is interested in Astronomy, but I read that an X Flare (the biggest type of Solar Flare) has erupted from a sunspot in the early hours of yesterday morning, look for some strange effects in the night sky, mainly the Northern Lights being visible. Been reported over Northern Ireland...

    Started by The_Exile, 16-02-2011 04:31 PM
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    19-02-2011, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  7. Electoral reform

    yeah yeah I'm watching newsnight, however If I hear another lib dem or tory mp on the telly saying we voted for this coalition I'll scream, I voted lib dem, I never voted for what we have, I would NOT have voted for it. The pretense that this government has a backing from the voters is simply...

    Started by bighairyfaeleith, 16-02-2011 10:54 PM
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    18-02-2011, 08:19 PM Go to last post
  8. George Shearing Passes On

    Just learned that the wonderful (Sir) George Shearing died on St Valentines Day 2011. Fantastic jazz piano player and performer. Loved his work with the likes of Nancy Wilson. Anyone else remember?

    Started by ancienthibby, 17-02-2011 05:29 PM
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    18-02-2011, 03:16 PM Go to last post
  9. Jambo...

    Right, I am heading to Tanzania in a couple of weeks. I am horrified to learn that the word for "hi" in Swahili is the J word. So, I need appropriate, witty responses that I can use. I am anxious that "Naw... **** aff!" too often might land me in bother.

    Started by CropleyWasGod, 12-02-2011 08:36 PM
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    17-02-2011, 02:17 PM Go to last post
  10. Wildfire Restaurant, Rose Street

    Has anyone eaten here? It's 6th out of 790 restuarants in Edinburgh on tripadvisor, so I guess it's almost a stick on to be excellent, but I'd appreciate any first hand info too.

    Started by Hibbyradge, 06-02-2011 09:57 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    16-02-2011, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  11. The Royal Wedding

    I'd love to have it conformed that Elton John is going to perform a new song for this great event. It would be a fitting tribute to Princess Diana, if nothing else. I'd also like to hear from celebs like Bono, telling us how important and cool this splendid occasion will be. Any other...

    Started by Dashing Bob S, 14-02-2011 02:58 AM
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    15-02-2011, 11:29 PM Go to last post
  12. Louis Theroux

    Lois Theroux meets the Ultra Zionists, tonight on BBC2 at nine. Should be interesting ! :greengrin

    Started by Betty Boop, 03-02-2011 06:57 PM
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    15-02-2011, 10:23 PM Go to last post
  13. Life in the UK

    Is this website for real, it shows you how to use a computer mouse in preparation for coming to the uk:greengrin http://www.lifeintheuktest.gov.uk/htmlsite/mouse_10.html Really, has taxpayers money been spent on this, please tell me this not a government website

    Started by bighairyfaeleith, 10-02-2011 11:40 PM
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    11-02-2011, 08:57 AM Go to last post
  14. Podcast sugestions?

    I subscribe to the Mayo/Kermode films podcast on Radio 5 Live every Friday and I enjoy listening to it in the gym etc. However, I'm just about up to date now so I wondered if anyone had any recommendations of other regular interesting downloads, preferably free!

    Started by Hibbyradge, 03-02-2011 09:56 PM
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    11-02-2011, 01:11 AM Go to last post
  15. Places to reserve tables in Edinburgh

    I'm back up the road at the weekend for my birthday, and me and a few mates are getting together to watch the rugby on Sunday and generally catch up. As there will be burds in attendance, who mostly give not a flying fig about rugby, I need to try and arrange it so that we (or they) have seats,...

    Started by lyonhibs, 09-02-2011 02:40 PM
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    10-02-2011, 02:48 PM Go to last post
  16. Born Fighting, the story of the Scots Irish.

    I watched the second installment of this the other night. Jeez, what a bunch of bams these people are. I can't think what STV was thinking letting this one get on the air. Is our country so sensitive to what went on 300 years ago, that we have to throw a bone to every set of beliefs? I wasn't...

    Started by Phil D. Rolls, 10-02-2011 11:29 AM
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    10-02-2011, 11:29 AM Go to last post
  17. Gary Moore

    Died today, aged only 58. Wrote a couple of songs that still send a shiver down my spine when I hear them (Empty Rooms & Always Gonna Love You). A genius who will be sadly missed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-12377862

    Started by Hibs Class, 06-02-2011 07:02 PM
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    08-02-2011, 09:33 PM Go to last post
  18. e-cigarettes

    I was in the gyle today and overheard an old couple moaning about people smoking in the shopping centre as I was walking past them. I thought they were mad as people just don't do that any more...until I seen a guy propped up against one of these stalls, smoking away bold as brass! I've never...

    Started by Pete, 05-02-2011 12:01 AM
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    08-02-2011, 10:31 AM Go to last post
  19. Does anyone read books?

    Seriously but,... Mibbes we could discuss stuff. :dunno:

    Started by Hibbyradge, 03-10-2010 06:50 PM
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    07-02-2011, 11:49 PM Go to last post
  20. Question Scuba diving

    I've done a few discovery dives and loved it but really want to take it up on a more regular basis. I'd like to get my padi open water or similar but don't know where to start. Does Anyone have advice or ideas or got experience? Not able to spend a lot but I am really keen!

    Started by 1two, 07-02-2011 11:43 PM
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    07-02-2011, 11:43 PM Go to last post
  21. Dick Winters RIP

    Was listening to Last Word earlier and I hadnt realised that one of the main protagonists of the D Day landings, popularised in Band of Brothers book and TV series, died this week. A really remarkable man.

    Started by hibsbollah, 14-01-2011 04:40 PM
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    07-02-2011, 01:25 PM Go to last post
  22. Sharks v Crocodilles

    Who would win in a 'square-go'?

    Started by Dashing Bob S, 31-01-2011 10:41 PM
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    07-02-2011, 01:37 AM Go to last post
  23. Replacing Guttering

    Does anyone have any idea what sort of costs are involved in repairing guttering around a roof? Had an offer on our first house accepted, first home report was fine. New home report says there is damage to the guttering and it's leaking (on the outside of the house). Estate agent says it would...

    Started by easty, 03-02-2011 03:47 PM
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    04-02-2011, 11:42 PM Go to last post
  24. The Fighter

    Already out here in NZ, saw it last night. Superb stuff I must say :agree: Funny thing is though I can't really recall Mickey Ward even though his fights with Arturo Gatti sounded phenomenal?! :confused:

    Started by Steve-O, 21-01-2011 11:43 PM
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    04-02-2011, 02:14 AM Go to last post
  25. three years for the liar

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-12280552 :bye:

    Started by poolman, 26-01-2011 12:03 PM
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    03-02-2011, 09:07 PM Go to last post
  26. Parking ticket

    Looking for some advice guys. I got a parking ticket today parked on Lauriston Gardens. I bought a ticket out the pay and display machine and it was on the window. Anyway I got my ticket because I was parked on the permit holders area even though I was still within my time limit. It was the last...

    Started by CB_NO3, 01-02-2011 04:00 PM
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    03-02-2011, 03:04 PM Go to last post
  27. 25 years

    since this happened............ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12300227 Time flies.........can remember how shocked I was when it happened. Even more shocked when the inquiry found out it could have easily been avoided.

    Started by BroxburnHibee, 29-01-2011 09:42 AM
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    02-02-2011, 08:47 PM Go to last post
  28. Nelson Mandela

    Concern is growing over the health of Nelson Mandela. He is in hospital where he was recovering from a collapsed lung, however there are now unconfirmed reports that he is dead, on various websites and Twitter.Jacob Zouma the South African President has also appealed for calm, doesn't sound too...

    Started by Betty Boop, 27-01-2011 09:40 PM
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    31-01-2011, 09:55 PM Go to last post
  29. Girl hurled kitten 11 floors to death

    Hope this * get's her head caved in http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3375962/Girl-hurled-kitten-11-floors-to-death.html :fuming:

    Started by DAVE1875, 29-01-2011 01:36 AM
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    31-01-2011, 12:25 PM Go to last post
  30. boys club football for beginners

    fellow .netters, looking for some advice. I have 2 boys (6&9) who love the Hibees and love a kick about with their dad, they have been asking me if they can play for a boys club team, now they aint superstars and have had no "proper" coaching apart from me teaching them my brilliant first touch...

    Started by RickyS, 29-01-2011 09:38 PM
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    31-01-2011, 12:24 AM Go to last post
  31. Rebellious UK graffiti artist Banksy nominated for Academy Award

    hahaha...classic. The mystery man notorious for shunning all media circles and events has been nominated for an Academy Award. Will he attend? His response? "This is a big surprise," he said in a statement. "I don't agree with the concept of award ceremonies, but I'm prepared to make an...

    Started by Toaods, 25-01-2011 10:36 PM
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    28-01-2011, 10:32 AM Go to last post
  32. Media player leaves son in freezing temperatures

    Celtic star Charlie Mulgrew has been questioned by police after his two-year-old son was allegedly left in a car in freezing temperatures. Police were called to the Costco car park, at St Rollox, Glasgow, at about 1530 on Wednesday. It is understood they were alerted by Ultimo lingerie...

    Started by hibiedude, 23-12-2010 01:30 PM
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    27-01-2011, 12:33 PM Go to last post
  33. Question Media Ed MIliband's Fresh Ideas ....anyone else attending?

    I received a letter from Ed Miliband through the post on Thursday. Let me say, I'm not a Labour Party member and I have usually voted for the party but not as a rule. I assumed it was just a standard flyer but nobody I asked seemed to have received anything. The story is that he will be...

    Started by Toaods, 19-01-2011 12:22 PM
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    25-01-2011, 09:48 PM Go to last post
  34. Question Time Tonight

    Anybody looking forward to this? BBC are bigging it up as Galloway versus Campbell. The article below also refers to some historic clashes: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/question_time/9366830.stm Clark Carlisle of Burnley also becomes the first professional football player to sit...

    Started by Future17, 20-01-2011 01:07 PM
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    24-01-2011, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  35. "Christmas is evil"

    I read a couple of days ago about a banned radical Muslim group that had put up dozens of posters around the London area, warning people of the dangers of Christmas and that Islam is the only way to solve the problems that are caused by Christmas. On the homepage of their website (xmasisevil)...

    Started by Sir David Gray, 26-12-2010 02:43 AM
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    24-01-2011, 07:58 PM Go to last post
  36. Salmond on the Tornados

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/scotland/9368702.stm Yam first minister sits on the fence over league reconstructions but has some nice things to say about the tornados. Blatant electionering or just admitting what all jambos know to be true? :agree:

    Started by Doc Holiday, 20-01-2011 10:46 PM
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    24-01-2011, 04:42 PM Go to last post
  37. the flu.

    If you give someone the flu virus and yours has cleared up can you catch it back from them or have you built a resistance to that strain?

    Started by Woody1985, 15-01-2011 10:18 AM
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    24-01-2011, 01:36 AM Go to last post
  38. New years resolution #1...fail.

    Resolution #1 was to quit smoking and the failure has resulted in the rest of the resolutions, all fitness related, going out the window with it. It was all going great at first. The first few days were tough but I had a plan which involved getting back into the fitness thing which involved...

    Started by Pete, 14-01-2011 10:58 PM
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    23-01-2011, 01:12 PM Go to last post
  39. Watching dodgy channels online.

    This is not an advert or link to any sites. Although most of us can find them if we want, and i am watching Blackpool vLiverpool on a stream every bit as good as you get with sky player.I dont bother with sky anymore, many of my friends the same. How long can these sattelite companys keep...

    Started by blackpoolhibs, 12-01-2011 09:13 PM
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    23-01-2011, 12:57 PM Go to last post
  40. Legalisation of drugs

    Is this labour boy just playing at politics now that he doesn't actually matter or does he have a point? For me, I think we need to get re-think our drugs policy, prohibition doesn't work so lets try something new, not saying we go for the Amsterdam model but surely as a progressive country we...

    Started by bighairyfaeleith, 16-12-2010 10:34 PM
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    23-01-2011, 02:08 AM Go to last post

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