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  1. Ryanair at it again

    http://www.bitterwallet.com/save-money-on-ryanair-fares-by-deleting-your-cookies/42133 Yet another stunt by Michael O'Leary's cowboy airline to part you from your hard-earned cash. Tried this out myself on a fare to Dublin for the Scotland games and it's true. So if you're planning to fly...

    Started by khib70, 29-03-2011 12:11 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    07-04-2011, 09:38 PM Go to last post
  2. Scientists outsmarted by bacteria

    How is that possible? :confused: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-12975693

    Started by (((Fergus))), 07-04-2011 05:53 AM
    • Replies: 23
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    07-04-2011, 08:29 PM Go to last post
  3. New Tsunami worry for Japan

    BBC website reporting that there has been a 7.4 magnitude earthquake and a tsunami (3ft) could be on the way. tsuanmi warning

    Started by easty, 07-04-2011 02:57 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    07-04-2011, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  4. Lying to your partner

    Everyone in a long term relationship knows the rules about temptation etc... But what if what you want takes over and you just have to succumb to your desires? This has just knocked me for six and made me think about making the first big lie in our relationship. We've had the...

    Started by Pete, 26-03-2011 06:23 AM
    • Replies: 18
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    06-04-2011, 09:20 PM Go to last post
  5. Dangerous? Water leaking from boiler, causing short circuit..

    I live in my dads council house just now, yesterday turned the boiler on took a shower and all the power went out. This morning, getting ready for work jump in the shower after turning on the boiler, electricity all goes out. I put 2 and 2 together looked at the boiler and saw there was water...

    Started by easty, 05-04-2011 05:27 PM
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    06-04-2011, 06:26 PM Go to last post
  6. Libyan crisis causing unexpected difficulty in Norway

    My mate is Norwegian. He tells me that the words Koussa and Moussa in Norwegian are both slang terms for female genitalia. Seemingly, their newsreaders are toiling. It must be a bit like Trevor Macdonald telling us about someone called Fanny Minge. Or worse! Fnaar fnaar. Snuck snuck,

    Started by Hibbyradge, 03-04-2011 02:24 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-04-2011, 03:44 PM Go to last post
  7. Media 'Long term' battle against bigotry

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/mobile/scotland/12900677.stm Reference to 'education' .. Perhaps if we didn't start with separation from Primary 1 with split denomination schools the problem might disappear sooner? Political talk of 'inclusion' and we have division at aged 4/5. Personally,...

    Started by IWasThere2016, 29-03-2011 08:10 PM
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    03-04-2011, 07:38 AM Go to last post
  8. Body found in garden in Pumphy

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-12946039

    Started by H18sry, 02-04-2011 12:30 PM
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    02-04-2011, 12:30 PM Go to last post
  9. TUC Spending Cuts March

    The march has set off in London against the cuts. There looks to be decent numbers out on the streets, hats off to them all, and I hope it passes off peacefully.

    Started by Betty Boop, 26-03-2011 11:46 AM
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    02-04-2011, 12:09 AM Go to last post
  10. What would you do?

    Leaving Tesco earlier I noticed a BMW parked in a disabled bay displaying a blue badge on the dash. A guy was walking towards it with a bag of shopping which he put in the back. He then drove off. There was no passenger in the car. I chanced to walk past him again in a traffic queue up the...

    Started by heretoday, 06-03-2011 11:37 AM
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    01-04-2011, 10:25 PM Go to last post
  11. Fraud - Consistent Punishment?

    I'm a bit confused reading through a couple of the leading stories on the BBC Scotland News website: On one hand, there's Jim Devine - the ex-Labour MP for the Livingston who was jailed for 16 months for fraudulently claiming 8,385 in expenses during his time as an MP...

    Started by Sylar, 31-03-2011 11:08 PM
    • Replies: 23
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    01-04-2011, 04:29 PM Go to last post
  12. Eddie Stobbart has died

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-12923203 Strange that he was also limited to 56

    Started by H18sry, 31-03-2011 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    31-03-2011, 05:29 PM Go to last post
  13. Liz Taylor has died.

    http://edition.cnn.com/2011/SHOWBIZ/03/23/obit.elizabeth.taylor/?hpt=T2

    Started by Riordans Boots, 23-03-2011 01:49 PM
    • Replies: 20
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    31-03-2011, 12:34 PM Go to last post
  14. Tram

    Anyone still think this was the right choice for Edinburgh and its citizens?

    Started by Jack, 08-03-2011 01:53 PM
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    29-03-2011, 11:50 AM Go to last post
  15. Ever had one of those days?

    Anyone else ever have one of those days? I have a day off work so thinking long lie excellent, the phone goes of and it's my Mums great Aunt who I have only met twice in my entire life, although she doesn't actually say who it is and not wanting to be rude and ask I have to use my Poirot like...

    Started by Mon Dieu4, 25-03-2011 01:27 PM
    • Replies: 27
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    28-03-2011, 05:47 PM Go to last post
  16. English Defence League to March in Glasgow!

    According to my sources the EDL are due to march in Glasgow on 19 November!! :confused: This particular BNP front appears to have missed an obvious point. Glasgow is not in England :wink: Mind you Nick Griffin is an Englishman who lives on a farm in rural North Wales whilst campaigning against...

    Started by richard_pitts, 26-09-2009 10:05 AM
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    27-03-2011, 04:53 PM Go to last post
  17. sushi restaurants

    Can anyone tell me the best place to go for Sushi in Edinburgh/Glasgow. We really fancy trying it but have no idea of decent places to go

    Started by allant1981, 14-03-2011 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    26-03-2011, 07:59 PM Go to last post
  18. Budget

    What everyones thought on todays events? Personally 1p reduced on fuel duty hardly anything to get excited about imo will probably get added back on by end of the week

    Started by Brando7, 23-03-2011 05:21 PM
    • Replies: 28
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    26-03-2011, 06:08 PM Go to last post
  19. How to protect yourself from nuclear radiation

    Apparently, according to this Hindu website, its by performing the ritual of Agnihotra. Now, it may be the skeptic in me, but I'm not convinced this will work.

    Started by Twa Cairpets, 22-03-2011 01:16 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    26-03-2011, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  20. "don't donate to Japan"

    http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/03/14/dont-donate-money-to-japan/ what do people make of this? I have to agree to an extent. I know it's hard to see the pictures on the news and not donate but Japan is not a poor country, and it is times like this where other parts of the world who...

    Started by steve75, 19-03-2011 08:09 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    23-03-2011, 04:26 PM Go to last post
  21. Where to get a good, proper roast Sunday dinner?

    The thread title needs little elaboration. I want to take some English friends for a right good Sunday roast but my experiences of such a lunch in Edinburgh to date have been disappointing. Any suggestions to help?

    Started by Hibbyradge, 18-03-2011 07:17 PM
    • Replies: 17
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    22-03-2011, 08:47 PM Go to last post
  22. Libya 'to halt military action'

    Libya call for a cease fire http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-12787739 We shall see if they are true to there word.

    Started by H18sry, 18-03-2011 01:20 PM
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    22-03-2011, 07:43 PM Go to last post
  23. Comic Relief

    ..i got moved by something i saw on TV earlier and donated. Anyone else? Have i been manipulated?

    Started by hibsbollah, 18-03-2011 10:03 PM
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    22-03-2011, 12:59 PM Go to last post
  24. Leith-Junkies

    How bad is Leiths junkie problem getting?:grr: I see at least 10-15 a day. I walk from my house down the Shore to the 21 bus stop at the Tam O' Shanter. On the way home I get off at the Tesco Express on Junction Street then their is even more of them there begging for cash. The other day there I...

    Started by CB_NO3, 24-02-2011 06:15 PM
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    20-03-2011, 04:41 PM Go to last post
  25. Glenn Beck: Japan earthquake/tsunami `might` be a message from God

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/14/glenn-beck-japan-earthquake-god_n_835573.html He`s not the only one either - after Tokyo`s governor expressed similar sentiments: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/15/tokyo-governor-tsunami-punishment?INTCMP=SRCH Many believe that this is the...

    Started by The Green Goblin, 15-03-2011 10:18 PM
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    19-03-2011, 02:09 PM Go to last post
  26. Edinburgh Airport

    Closed until 3pm. Due to an ongoing incident.

    Started by easty, 18-03-2011 12:08 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    18-03-2011, 12:17 PM Go to last post
  27. Calling all Students! - Translation needed

    Hi All i'm sure some of you may have been through redundancy before, it happened to me late last year, I have worked in the Printing Trade most of my life and it has declined massively to the extent that there are literally no jobs. I did see it coming and had been giving some thought to the...

    Started by RickyS, 24-02-2011 08:19 PM
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    17-03-2011, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  28. Tsunami in Japan

    Devistating videos coming from japan, sky news web site says it could spread as far as south America!

    Started by Gatecrasher, 11-03-2011 09:06 AM
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    17-03-2011, 12:25 PM Go to last post
  29. Police and Car Keys

    Someone was arguing that the police can come into a pub and if you have car keys they can arrest you. I say this is nonsense, and the keys have to be in the ignition. Anyone know where I can get a definitive answer on this?

    Started by Phil D. Rolls, 14-03-2011 10:29 AM
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    16-03-2011, 09:09 PM Go to last post
  30. Police officers paid more than doctors/nurses??

    I don't know if anyone else was watching this, but on "This Morning" or "Breakfast" or whatever BBC1's morning news show is called, they were discussing the cuts being levied against police forces, and how these (absolutely immoral in scale IMO, but that's for another thread) cuts could be absorbed...

    Started by lyonhibs, 08-03-2011 09:45 PM
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    16-03-2011, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  31. God is so good!

    You've really got to wonder about some people... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UmotTE-VlY

    Started by SRH, 14-03-2011 05:58 PM
    • Replies: 19
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    16-03-2011, 04:38 PM Go to last post
  32. Home Reports.

    i'm currently in the process of putting my flat on the market so need a home report. i know some firms do deals to lure in customers so wondering if any .netters have recently purchased one. after a quick google search i came across this firm. http://www.surveyscotland.com/ they are...

    Started by Ritchie, 15-03-2011 04:55 PM
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    15-03-2011, 08:02 PM Go to last post
  33. The Carrick - Spare Bunkered voucher?

    Does anyone have a Bunkered voucher for the Carrick that they aren't going to be able to use by the 31 March deadline? 4 of us want to go at the end of the month, but we only have 3 vouchers.

    Started by Hibbyradge, 15-03-2011 07:10 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    15-03-2011, 01:35 PM Go to last post
  34. Ministers room / office?

    When I got married before the ceremony my best man and I sat in the ministers office at the back of the church waiting on my missus making her appearance. We also retired here after the service to sign the register. What is the common name for this room. I am sure it began with an S. Not Sanctuary...

    Started by jae, 09-03-2011 12:20 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    15-03-2011, 05:01 AM Go to last post
  35. Why does the UK give aid to India?

    Interesting article from the BBC website here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12607537 Basically discussing why the UK taxpayer donates to a state that is itself a foreign aid donor, which is classified by the World Bank as a middle income country (MIC) and whose economy is growing at...

    Started by Future17, 01-03-2011 03:19 PM
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    14-03-2011, 09:38 PM Go to last post
  36. The Promise........

    Watched the first two episodes and find it interesting,wondering what other people make of it?

    Started by discman, 14-02-2011 02:13 PM
    • Replies: 19
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    13-03-2011, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  37. (NHC) Jambo filth!

    Just left one of the grimmest pubs in the town - Andersons - after watching the Barca game elsewhere, a drunk Jambo in a suit still managed to lower the tone by singing about gassing Jews and stamping on fenians heads! I dont fall into either category, but, the elmer was well out of order! Pity he...

    Started by HUTCHYHIBBY, 08-03-2011 11:11 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    11-03-2011, 11:31 PM Go to last post
  38. Apprentice Car Mechanic Advice

    Needing some advice from you fellow hibees regarding the above (hopefully an apprentice employer or an apprentice) I am currently involved in a local car garage where i have been given the opportunity to carry out an apprenticeship. Does anyone know what the best way to go about this is and...

    Started by andygt, 09-03-2011 06:19 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    09-03-2011, 06:19 PM Go to last post
  39. Possesion - What do you believe?

    Watching this film on channel five just now 'The exorcism of Emily Rose' and just got me thinking about exorcism, possession etc. and still not 100% sure what i really believe. I can understand peoples belief that these people might just be mentally ill but when it comes to such things as being...

    Started by Sean1875, 21-02-2011 11:18 PM
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    09-03-2011, 09:22 AM Go to last post
  40. Libyan rescues

    Many, altho' I accept not all, of the Britons who are/were stuck in Libya work in the oil industry. Most of those earn very high amounts, because let's face it, Libya isn't the safest of places to work and live in. You could call it danger money. Most of those will pay little or no tax ... call it...

    Started by clerriehibs, 26-02-2011 09:00 PM
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    • Replies: 70
    • Views: 6,241
    08-03-2011, 05:31 AM Go to last post

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