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  1. Socialism and Capitalism: Both Dead In The Water?

    I'm not talking about the laudable aspirations towards equality and a brotherhood/sisterhood of man and woman, nor am I referring to individuals having the freedom to advance and better themselves without being told what to do. I specifically mean being directed by the state in the...

    Started by Dashing Bob S, 19-07-2010 09:07 PM
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    12-08-2010, 08:29 AM Go to last post
  2. Jimmy Reid-RIP

    ="http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/former-trade-union-leader-jimmy-reid-dies-1.1047567"]http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/former-trade-union-leader-jimmy-reid-dies-1.1047567 RIP. One of the last great Scottish trade unionists. A socialist with a rare pragmatic streak and a...

    Started by khib70, 11-08-2010 11:46 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    12-08-2010, 01:32 AM Go to last post
  3. Emphysema

    What do people know about this from experience? I've read up a bit on it on wikipedia in the last few mins. My mum has just been to A&E struggling to breath and got a chest xray. She was told it was identified in a chest xray almost two years ago but no one ever told her. Wikipedia says...

    Started by Woody1985, 29-07-2010 09:17 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    12-08-2010, 12:02 AM Go to last post
  4. Giving blood

    Was in the blood donation centre on Thursday giving my 3 monthly donation and got speaking to one of the nurses working there. She was telling me that they are really struggling at the moment for donations. Was just innterested as to why people don't give blood? Obviously it's a personal choice...

    Started by Pretty Boy, 31-07-2010 10:23 AM
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    10-08-2010, 09:20 PM Go to last post
  5. Is it acceptable to vote for someone because they are white?

    I was reading an article about the Labour leadership in the Guardian, and there was an interesting comment from Dinae Abbot's campaign - basically that she is appealing to the 'black' vote (and women, and the left apparently). So, my question is would it be acceptable for me to vote for somone...

    Started by SouthsideHarp_Bhoy, 27-07-2010 01:22 PM
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    08-08-2010, 10:26 PM Go to last post
  6. Nazi names

    Really dont know what to make of this Doesn't surprise me it's in America tho http://news.uk.msn.com/uk/articles.aspx?cp-documentid=154324030 I think more info is needed to find out if the kids are in some sort of danger

    Started by poolman, 07-08-2010 05:52 PM
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    08-08-2010, 08:13 AM Go to last post
  7. Ben Nevis

    Any other Hibs fans been up it? How did you find it??? I walked up it Saturday just gone, wasn't as hard as I expect and got to the top in About 2 hours 20 mins...... then again that might be slow :confused: Spoke to lots of different SPL fans ranging from Charlie Adams mate to Falkirk...

    Started by HH81, 02-08-2010 10:46 PM
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    05-08-2010, 12:42 PM Go to last post
  8. Dog Walking

    Having to work long hours for the time being anybody no any folk who do dog walking services thanks:thumbsup:

    Started by Cod Boy, 01-08-2010 11:04 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-08-2010, 02:10 PM Go to last post
  9. Bruce Findlay

    One for the old-timers here... I Found It At Bruce's....:greengrin http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/topstories/ExSimple-Minds-manager-gives-kidney.6448990.jp

    Started by CropleyWasGod, 30-07-2010 05:28 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    03-08-2010, 10:20 PM Go to last post
  10. The White Ribbon (Das weisse Band)

    Aye, twas compelling, but I'm still in the dark as to what it was all about. Any of you bright young things care to explain in single syllables or less?

    Started by Hibbyradge, 02-08-2010 10:42 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-08-2010, 11:46 PM Go to last post
  11. Public Service Pensions

    A friend of mine works in the Civil Service. He was talking about the possibility that he would never see the final salary pension he has been promised all these years. He said, that the reason he had continued to work for the government was that despite poor pay, he realised that some of this...

    Started by Phil D. Rolls, 25-07-2010 11:44 AM
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    31-07-2010, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  12. Sponsored Walk for the Bobby Moore Fund‏

    The admins on the forum have kindly agreed to let me post this request, I am hoping some of you fellow Hibees would be kind hearted enough to sponsor me. Tragically I lost my cousin to bowel cancer in May this year, he was only 25 years old - one minute he was perfectly healthy and then he...

    Started by bringbackjoeT!!, 28-07-2010 04:05 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    31-07-2010, 05:14 AM Go to last post
  13. French Back Burka Ban

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1294418/France-MPs-burka-ban-ONE-votes-measure-act-walking-coffins.html I understand the logic behind putting a ban on men forcing women to wear the Burka but banning it altogether doesn't really make much sense. :confused: Surley people...

    Started by Dinkydoo, 15-07-2010 12:30 PM
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    31-07-2010, 12:44 AM Go to last post
  14. No swimming during ramadan

    Crazy shi'ite! http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/stoke_and_staffordshire/10596808.stm

    Started by Woody1985, 12-07-2010 03:43 PM
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    30-07-2010, 06:32 PM Go to last post
  15. How Long Can the Coalition Survive

    Reports this morning (on Andrew Marr show) that a group of Liberals are thinking of siding with Labour against the 20% VAT rise. I wonder how fragile this unholy alliance actually is, and at what point it will no longer be sustainable.

    Started by Phil D. Rolls, 27-06-2010 10:49 AM
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    30-07-2010, 11:53 AM Go to last post
  16. Releasing the lockerbie bomber was completely wrong

    Interesting statement indeed from Mr Cameron, good to see he is fighting scotlands corner in America and not just kissing obamas ass:grr: Agree or disagree with releasing the guy, the decision was made for clear reasons and this cheap publicity stunt by cameron is pissing all over our...

    Started by bighairyfaeleith, 20-07-2010 10:02 PM
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    29-07-2010, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  17. Nick Griffin Banned from Royal Garden Party

    What a ridiculous decision, which will only lead to more publicity for the BNP. :bitchy: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-10723764

    Started by Future17, 22-07-2010 05:08 PM
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    27-07-2010, 12:52 PM Go to last post
  18. Cameron's schoolboy gaffe

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-10719739 This is basic, basic military history that David Cameron - as with any self respecting Bristish citizen IMO - should know, or if HE doesn't know it, then his speech writing team should CERTAINLY be doing their checking before going ahead with such...

    Started by lyonhibs, 21-07-2010 11:02 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    27-07-2010, 11:30 AM Go to last post
  19. Bulger killer back in jail

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/merseyside/8546528.stm

    Started by ArabHibee, 02-03-2010 11:15 PM
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    27-07-2010, 07:28 AM Go to last post
  20. Poll Poll: Political alignment - more comprehensive

    Since 'right' and 'left' are two very broad terms, I've expanded the poll to encompass the main variations of those ideologies as well as the 'centre'.

    Started by RagingReality, 08-07-2010 01:24 PM
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    26-07-2010, 09:02 PM Go to last post
  21. Stokes Pub In Dublin

    Hope this doesn't put Stokesy off his game... http://www.rte.ie/news/2010/0726/fairview.html Just another day in Dublin i believe. :bitchy:

    Started by Ernie Cobra, 26-07-2010 04:19 PM
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    26-07-2010, 04:31 PM Go to last post
  22. When is a Government Minister not a Government Minister???

    When is a Government Minister not a Government Minister??? If your name's Nick Clegg then it turns out you're not really a Government Minister, you're just a silly boy :greengrin Most of us have laboured under the long-standing illusion that when someone addresses the House of Commons, from...

    Started by Mibbes Aye, 24-07-2010 12:25 AM
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    24-07-2010, 12:25 AM Go to last post
  23. the west memphis three

    anyone read anything about this, has to be one of the more bizarre miscarriages of justice i've ever read about. modern daw witch trials based on the accused liking heavy metal, black clothes and stephen king novels. HBO did a couple of documentaries about it, the first one from 1993 is actually...

    Started by degenerated, 11-07-2010 03:12 PM
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    23-07-2010, 06:44 PM Go to last post
  24. This is a worrying development.........

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/jul/21/friends-rental-service A "rent-a-friend" service?? Really?? Are people really that "rushed" (aka bone idle) and had their face to face social skills so brutally numbed by the internet/Facebook-style phenomenons that there is actually a...

    Started by lyonhibs, 21-07-2010 05:09 PM
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    22-07-2010, 12:36 PM Go to last post
  25. Thumbs Down 6 weeks of rain ahead

    St. Swithin's day if thou dost rain For forty days it will remain St. Swithin's day if thou be fair For forty days 'twill rain nae mair. Today is St Swithin's day. :panic:

    Started by Hibbyradge, 15-07-2010 04:04 PM
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    20-07-2010, 10:44 PM Go to last post
  26. Its a Funny Old World

    I have posted about this before. The way that broadcasters make trite remarks like "it's a chilly old day", or "it's a windy old night". God knows why, but they want to sound like the sort of people who have been wrapped up in cotton by their mummy's and sent out to play. I realised I am a...

    Started by Phil D. Rolls, 19-07-2010 06:54 PM
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    20-07-2010, 10:31 PM Go to last post
  27. Broken Britain

    http://uk.news.yahoo.com/4/20100715/tuk-crime-at-lowest-level-for-nearly-30-dba1618.html

    Started by da-robster, 15-07-2010 04:01 PM
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    20-07-2010, 12:46 PM Go to last post
  28. (URGENT) Addiction to Meds, where to go?

    Somebody very close to me has had an ongoing struggle with an addiction to painkillers (both prescription and over the counter). He acknowledges his problem and has admitted to me some very scary details about his dependance. It has cost him pretty much his quality of life and ruined all his...

    Started by Greentinted, 18-07-2010 05:27 PM
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    19-07-2010, 07:42 PM Go to last post
  29. Anyone here a driving instructor?

    Hi all recently lost my job:boo hoo: and the wife reckons I should think about becoming a driving instructor. I have heard stuff about "pay as you train" but wondered if anyone who has done it can give me their lowdown on how much they spent getting trained, how quickly they started earning and...

    Started by RickyS, 19-07-2010 10:47 AM
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    19-07-2010, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  30. Laser eye treatment?

    Anyone had it? What did you think? Where did you get it done?

    Started by Jamesie, 12-07-2010 12:01 AM
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    17-07-2010, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  31. Is this the best flag in the world?

    The Benin Empire (1440–1897) was a pre-colonial African state in what is now modern Nigeria http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benin_Empire

    Started by Lofarl, 15-07-2010 03:37 PM
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    15-07-2010, 11:40 PM Go to last post
  32. Stuffed horse for sale $100-200,000 – free dug (maybe)

    Well it is trigger that’s the mane attraction and can you remember the name of Roy Rodgers dug? http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/07/13/DDEM1EC395.DTL&type=entertainment

    Started by Jack, 14-07-2010 01:09 PM
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    15-07-2010, 06:09 PM Go to last post
  33. Rob the poor and give to the rich

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/jun/18/school-plan-takes-money-from-poor A lot of people who post on here aren't really old enough to remember the last Tory government, or their wanton savagery in the early to mid-80s and their mindset of utter hatred for those who struggle to get...

    Started by Mibbes Aye, 19-06-2010 09:39 PM
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    15-07-2010, 10:42 AM Go to last post
  34. "Vox pop" on the News

    Just a short rant. It may just be as a result of ageing, but I'm find myself wanting to yell at the TV when the News comes on and interviews are held with members of the public to, presumably, "highlight the voice of the people". Last night for example: Story on non-succession of catholics to...

    Started by Twa Cairpets, 13-07-2010 12:45 PM
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    14-07-2010, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  35. What Legacy Will The World Cup Leave Africa?

    Got sent the following article by a friend today as it's written by a guy he went to Uni with. Sounds like he had quite an adventure and gained an insight to how the World Cup affected Africans in different countries throughout the continent. I thoroughly enjoyed it. ...

    Started by Sick Boy, 14-07-2010 09:28 PM
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    14-07-2010, 09:28 PM Go to last post
  36. How many builders does it take to build a school?

    How many builders does it take to build a school? Or 700 schools? We won't know, because that's how many school rebuilds have just been scrapped by the Tories. At least we think it's 700 schools. Because Michael Gove, the Tory Education Secretary has been telling schools they'll get rebuilt...

    Started by Mibbes Aye, 12-07-2010 08:45 PM
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    14-07-2010, 05:08 PM Go to last post
  37. Great speeches/powerful scenes from films.

    Watching "To Kill a Mockingbird" last night, it occurred to me just how well written, delivered and culturally significant (at the time, and maybe even today) the below speech is. What are everyone else's favourite speeches/scenes from films? ...

    Started by lyonhibs, 07-07-2010 05:51 PM
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    13-07-2010, 09:45 PM Go to last post
  38. Oor Spotty, Your Spotty, A'Body's Spotty

    I recognise this guy. Return of the Spack? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/6094845/David-Rowlands-1-million-donation-boosts-Tory-election-coffers.html

    Started by Speedway, 13-07-2010 11:20 AM
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    13-07-2010, 09:35 PM Go to last post
  39. When do I need to get planning permission?

    I am in the process of refurbishing a flat and I want to knock down a wall so I can enlarge the kitchen area at the expense of a walk in cupboard. It will need 2 or 3 new joists as it is a supporting wall, but the contractor has told me that I don't need to get formal planning permission. ...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 12-07-2010 08:47 AM
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    13-07-2010, 10:53 AM Go to last post
  40. Ufo

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-h7DaJCqx4 Read about this today.... Very well faked like :agree: The pics in the paper looked decent

    Started by Ed De Gramo, 13-07-2010 01:30 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    13-07-2010, 01:30 AM Go to last post

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