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  1. Sri Lanka's killing fields

    Did anyone watch this last night on C4. Usually when a programme states it contains disturbing images it just a disclaimer that people ignore. But my god that was horrific I had to look away at a lot of it. Awful awful crimes commited by both sides.

    Started by Lofarl, 15-06-2011 06:48 PM
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    16-06-2011, 12:31 PM Go to last post
  2. insulation cost

    Does anyone know a rough price for getting a two bedroom house insulated. Overall size is small to medium. I could phone around but I'm only looking for a rough price eg more like 400 or 1000.

    Started by Woody1985, 15-06-2011 07:07 PM
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    16-06-2011, 12:10 PM Go to last post
  3. Learning a new language

    For a while i've fancied learning a new language, dunno what yet, probably Italian, German or Spanish as that's the places I visit most. Done French at school and picked it up okay, so I think i'll be fine with learning something new (Can hardly speak a word of it now though) Thing is I dunno...

    Started by Antifa Hibs, 11-06-2011 08:44 AM
    • Replies: 21
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    14-06-2011, 03:28 PM Go to last post
  4. Why does the US suppot Israel

    After last weeks visit of the Isralie PM and the standing ovations he receuved in the Congress plus this weekends events lt got me wondering exactly why does America support Israel and never condem them never mind sanction them. I thought I would had a look on Wikipedia to see how many Jews they...

    Started by Ross4356, 07-06-2011 06:35 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    11-06-2011, 02:07 PM Go to last post
  5. Houses - Anyone bought then sold these days?

    My house is just going on the market but I've seen this cracking place that is well below budget and has the advantage of being fully specced up inside potentially saving me tens of thousands of quid. They have some other interest and I really don't want to let it go. Anyone done this in the...

    Started by Andy74, 19-05-2011 08:15 AM
    • Replies: 17
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    11-06-2011, 08:46 AM Go to last post
  6. Independence would be largely pointless - Official

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-13588213 An interesting article which pretty much debunks the economic arguments supporting Independence. As an aside, this statement speaks volumes about our country; "In the long run, the issue is whether independence would promote economic dynamism...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 29-05-2011 01:04 PM
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    09-06-2011, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  7. City of Edinburgh council ban posters

    Edinburgh council have banned political parties from putting posters on lamp posts for next year years council election. For me any form of political censorship should not be tolerated but probably more important is how they find the time to debate this issue at a full council meeting rather than...

    Started by lucky, 03-06-2011 03:57 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    09-06-2011, 12:42 PM Go to last post
  8. Why nettles sting

    Remarkable, really. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00gj39c

    Started by Hibbyradge, 29-05-2011 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,602
    09-06-2011, 10:29 AM Go to last post
  9. I wonder if there could be such a thing as hibsdotnet syndrome?

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/6197921.stm :hmmm:

    Started by Hibbyradge, 07-06-2011 06:07 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    09-06-2011, 10:03 AM Go to last post
  10. The Scheme - BBC last night.

    did anyone watch the scheme on telly last night?? didnt know whether to laugh or cry at it! :dizzy: couldnt help feel sorry for some of the people in it, what a waste of a life! glad i stay in a well respected posh area of midlothian..... :devil:

    Started by Ritchie, 19-05-2010 07:58 AM
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    05-06-2011, 10:33 AM Go to last post
  11. Ratko Mladic

    Ratko Mladic has been arrested in Serbia, having been on the run for years. I wonder if he will be tried in Serbia or extradited to the Hague ? http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/may/26/ratko-mladic-arrest

    Started by Betty Boop, 26-05-2011 02:09 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    03-06-2011, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  12. Thumbs Down WTF is it with this wind?

    It's been blowing a gale for literally weeks. Why? Is the world coming to an end or something? It's getting right on my thrupennies.

    Started by Hibbyradge, 29-05-2011 11:45 AM
    • Replies: 12
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    02-06-2011, 10:08 AM Go to last post
  13. Question tax question

    Need some help, since the start of last years tax year ive had 3 jobs. 1 due to losing my job and the other when i went back full time from part time. My p60 that has just came in only has my pay from my new job. How do i find out my pay throughout the year so i can get my tax credits sorted out....

    Started by allant1981, 30-05-2011 03:54 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    30-05-2011, 05:15 PM Go to last post
  14. Doc martens

    Is it possible to get a pair of Doc Martens shoes these days that haven't been made in the Far East by slave labour? Edinburgh sure doesn't have any. I have tried all the usual outlets. Mind you - a glance at the lining of Clarks, Hush Puppies and Cats reveal a similar story. Made in...

    Started by heretoday, 03-03-2011 05:11 PM
    • Replies: 28
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    30-05-2011, 04:55 PM Go to last post
  15. Schoolkids without schoolbags???

    I walk into work at the same time as tons of local schoolkids make their way to Primary/Secondary school. I've noticed that 30-40% of them, mostly the older crowd, appear to be walking to school with no schoolbag on?? When I was at High School - and we're not talking Ancient Rome here - you'd...

    Started by lyonhibs, 24-05-2011 08:24 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    30-05-2011, 12:16 AM Go to last post
  16. Making a Difficult Job Harder

    I was speaking to a guy yesterday. His wife is a teacher in Fife, apparently there is a rule there that teachers can't touch their pupils, even to break up fights. You might say it's PC gone mad, but to me it's the logical conclusion to all the hysteria over potential for abuse that has grown up...

    Started by Phil D. Rolls, 29-04-2011 08:38 AM
    • Replies: 24
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    28-05-2011, 04:15 AM Go to last post
  17. Ash Cloud Pt 2

    Another eruption from a sub-glacial volcano, sending a vast plume of smoke and pyroclastic material into the air, looking likely to cause travel disruption across Scotland during this week. Just ****ing terrific, as I'm due to fly from Glasgow to Chicago on Thursday :grr:

    Started by Sylar, 23-05-2011 06:33 PM
    • Replies: 28
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    28-05-2011, 03:00 AM Go to last post
  18. European Health Insurance Card – Renewal due?

    Just a wee reminder before we all go off on holiday. THESE CARDS EXPIRE! Get / renew yours here :agree: https://www.ehic.org.uk/Internet/home.do

    Started by Jack, 26-05-2011 01:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    26-05-2011, 08:50 PM Go to last post
  19. Question Is 'hun' really sectarian?

    Got in an argument with a Rangers fan the other day, he said the word hun is sectarian? I always thought hun was a derogatory word for a German? Can anyone clear up if it is, and also the reason we call Rangers fans huns. Cheers in advance :wink:

    Started by Sodje_18, 23-05-2011 12:54 PM
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    25-05-2011, 10:54 PM Go to last post
  20. Moved: Hawthornvale, Newhaven

    Started by EdinICT23, 22-05-2011 12:55 PM
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    25-05-2011, 09:50 PM Go to last post
  21. You think the wind has been bad here, recently?

    I sense an opportunity for a pun fest! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-13537084

    Started by Hibbyradge, 25-05-2011 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    25-05-2011, 09:27 PM Go to last post
  22. Right to Privacy?

    Interesting aside to this report on the right to privacy (Professional Footballler v Imogen Thomas) case. At the bottom of the article it states: "Also at the hearing, lawyers for the footballer applied to see e-mails sent by former Sun editor and now columnist Kelvin MacKenzie. They applied...

    Started by Future17, 16-05-2011 04:24 PM
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    25-05-2011, 11:29 AM Go to last post
  23. Moved: Tattoos

    Started by calumhibee1, 25-05-2011 09:50 AM
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    25-05-2011, 11:02 AM Go to last post
  24. Moved: FAO Amateur photographers

    Started by SouthsideHarp_Bhoy, 24-05-2011 07:45 PM
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    25-05-2011, 10:09 AM Go to last post
  25. Ian Tomlinson

    The inquest jury has found that Ian Tomlinson was unlawfully killed. The DPP is to review its decision not to prosecute PC Simon Harewood. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/may/03/ian-tomlinson-unlawfully-killed-inquest

    Started by Betty Boop, 03-05-2011 06:07 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    24-05-2011, 11:32 PM Go to last post
  26. What does independence actually mean?

    Now that the SNP is obliged to hold an independence referendum, it will have to make its case and explain what independence actually is. Clearly, soundbites from fat Alex will be insufficient, and the SNP will be required to put very substantial meat on the bones come referendum time. Alex shot...

    Started by hibs0666, 17-05-2011 04:27 PM
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    24-05-2011, 11:56 AM Go to last post
  27. Question Time tonight

    Who is this Katie bint from The Apprentice? What a ghastly 'Little Britain' caricature.

    Started by lyonhibs, 27-01-2011 11:31 PM
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    23-05-2011, 10:58 PM Go to last post
  28. Retrial in Steven Lawrence case

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13438629 I was sceptical about the review of the double jeopardy law at first, but hopefully this will mean justice for the Lawrence family at last.

    Started by hibsbollah, 18-05-2011 04:35 PM
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    21-05-2011, 09:47 PM Go to last post
  29. Queen in Ireland...

    Im by no means a Royalist, but i reckon Her Maj's trip to Ireland will do a lot to change perceptions on both sides. Laying a wreath at the Irish national memorial was pretty incredible. Its just a shame they feel the need to keep the people at a 'safe' distance. Some of the militants on both...

    Started by steakbake, 17-05-2011 10:37 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    21-05-2011, 03:07 PM Go to last post
  30. Scottish 'Independence' without a Referendum?

    I've been reading quite a bit of political commentary following the SNP's lanslide election victory last week. There seems to be a growing opinion expressed by political correspondents that the outcome of the next period of governance may be a Scotland which is independent of Westminster in all but...

    Started by The Harp Awakes, 12-05-2011 11:51 PM
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    17-05-2011, 11:09 PM Go to last post
  31. (NHC) Can Independence be achieved without blood shed

    Pub debate/argument Can Scotland achieve independence without blood shed? In my life time I can only think of Czechoslovakia that has been broken up to go independent. So if the opinion polls are correct and wee eck wins ( i doubt it) a majority. will Scotland and the rest of the UK accept...

    Started by lucky, 26-04-2011 10:53 PM
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    17-05-2011, 10:32 PM Go to last post
  32. London Bomb threat recieved!


    Started by SteveHFC, 16-05-2011 01:05 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    17-05-2011, 10:02 AM Go to last post
  33. Question Scottish TV

    why is it every time i watch Scottish TV i see pictures of the tinpot bridge in Glasgow? As a country we have some of the nicest views and sites in the world yet this is all you see stupid rant over.

    Started by Gatecrasher, 13-05-2011 09:53 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    16-05-2011, 01:19 PM Go to last post
  34. Media Bulger’s killer ‘is exposed’


    Started by SteveHFC, 04-05-2011 11:55 PM
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    16-05-2011, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  35. One very important thing to know before voting in the AV referendum

    people keep saying that it would create endless coalitions...this is a COMPLETE and UTTER load of NONSENSE. in past elections, it would actually have created BIGGER majorities. there's are just estimates, but here's the BBC's summary of what past elections would have looked like if AV had been...

    Started by AgentDaleCooper, 08-04-2011 12:31 AM
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    13-05-2011, 03:29 PM Go to last post
  36. (Greggs) Scottish Parliamentary Elections....

    Here we go then... 5th May. SNP v Labour: Salmond v Gray. Will the LibDems be wiped out? Will the Tories gain seats? Will the Greens get a few more seats? Thoughts? PS - if you've not registered to vote, you can do so up to the 15th April. http://www.aboutmyvote.co.uk/

    Started by steakbake, 04-04-2011 10:04 PM
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    12-05-2011, 11:37 PM Go to last post
  37. FAO ebay buyers-a warning

    While looking at Ebay to see what memorabilia was up for sale I came upon this item which is a copy of a photograph which I uploaded to Flickr a few years ago. The seller unfortunately has never informed me or requested my permission to copy this image and subsequently offer it for sale and I have...

    Started by Supermac, 11-05-2011 01:41 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    12-05-2011, 06:08 PM Go to last post
  38. ebay refunds

    Looking for some advise please Sold something on ebay, buyer has paid via paypal and I have posted the item Buyer has now contacted me saying he will send it back and wants a full refund as he has bought a different model in the shop Should I refund or tell him to do one?

    Started by Stewboy, 09-05-2011 07:38 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    12-05-2011, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  39. (URGENT) Insurance help

    Basically I smashed the cover of my phone. It's covered under accidental damage so there's no problem there but I've just been told that because my parents pay the contract I can't claim. This wasn't made clear to us at the time of taking out the policy. What options do I have? Can I change the...

    Started by Milkinho, 09-05-2011 01:45 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,049
    12-05-2011, 12:25 PM Go to last post
  40. EU Asks for Budget Increase

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13141644 What do people make of this? I think it's totally ridiculous that national governments are having to cut their budgets, and yet, the EU asks for and expects an increase. It's things like this that make people want to get out of Europe....

    Started by MountcastleHibs, 20-04-2011 12:33 PM
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    10-05-2011, 07:10 PM Go to last post

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