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    I would like to remind all posters of the forum rules and in particular the following: - The excessive use of swearing is not permitted. - Swearing in thread titles is not permitted. - No 'Flaming' or personal attacks directed at members of the board, or any other individual or company -...

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  1. Is there an afterlife

    I often think about this, but I donít really know why. I donít believe in god, so obviously I donít believe in heaven. I also canít take the scientific point of view that it isnít possible as science is only based on what we know to be possible now. My gut feeling is that itís a human need to think...

    Started by lord bunberry, Today 09:53 PM
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  2. The price of taxiís

    What is it with the cost of black cab taxiís in Edinburgh nowadays? I just got one from the High street to Blackford and it cost eleven quid! That was with a bare minimum tip as the driver didnít take cards. Iíve been in Glasgow a bit recently and Black cab taxiís seem to be far cheaper....

    Started by LustForLeith, 02-02-2019 06:15 PM
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  3. Best tv

    Right now we are getting into the dark nights what's the best tv series to watch right now ?.. I'm already on Leftovers but your only getting 1 episode a week..Im looking to power through a box set or 2 in a week :greengrin Cannae watch Game of thrones as i powered through series 1-3 whilst...

    Started by HibbyAndy, 06-10-2014 04:05 PM
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  4. Word Association Game

    Seen this on a few forums, usually a laugh, apologies if it's already been done on here. Post the first word that comes into your head after reading the previous post. I'll start it off. Hibs

    Started by Alfiembra, 30-01-2017 08:56 AM
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  5. Recent Restaurant Visits Reviews

    Amarone in George Street was the venue for my niece's graduation dinner. I wasn't overly impressed, then again I never really expected to be if I'm honest. Lows were; Nine out of the ten mains being served together, the tenth person was told "we haven't forgot you,it's just not ready yet" It...

    Started by Scouse Hibee, 14-07-2015 03:54 PM
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  6. Little things that give you pleasure

    Iím on holiday in turkey and thereís a guy that goes around in roller skates taking orders for drinks and handing out ice lollies. I could easygo and order this myself, but it makes me happy when the guy comes round in his roller skates. What are the little things in life that make you happy.

    Started by lord bunberry, 08-07-2019 07:52 PM
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  7. Irn Bru 1901

    Anyone tried this? Tried it earlier, just tastes like diet Irn Bru, disappointing. Had hoped it was just marketing, talking about a new and undiscovered recipe etc and it would actually be similar to the old recipe. Doubt Iíll even finish my bottle far less but anymore.

    Started by The Modfather, 07-12-2019 02:09 PM
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  8. Films

    Just wondered what people had been too see at the flicks as of late? I went and saw The Purge last night and thought it was very good. Earth to Echo today and I was gutted it didn't live up to the expectation. Transformers - good, knew what I was getting 22 jump street - poor Dawn of...

    Started by Gus, 27-07-2014 08:19 PM
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  9. Acronyms game

    This is a game I got from another forum. I start by saying something say:What is life And then the next poster makes an acroynym out of last word of my sentence in response say:Life is for elephants (but hopefully better:greengrin)

    Started by da-robster, 03-08-2009 09:43 AM
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  10. New Albums that are "doing it" for you.

    I've gone a wee while without listening to much in the way of new music, but there's been a spate of album releases I've wanted to check out lately for one reason or another and I've been pleasantly surprised. Babel - Mumford and Sons: Develops their sound from Sigh No More and really cements...

    Started by Sylar, 25-09-2012 11:00 AM
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  11. Glastonbury 2020

    Looks like Iíve managed to bag tickets. Never been before (done IOW, TITP before). Anyone able to offer any tips or advice? Not too excited about the rumoured acts so far but expecting a lot for their 50th.

    Started by Frazerbob, 25-11-2019 01:48 PM
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  12. Utterly useless facts and information

    I love useless facts and information, let's hear everyone's. I will start with a couple Antartica is the biggest desert in the world The day on Venus is longer than the year.

    Started by lord bunberry, 16-09-2016 04:16 PM
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  13. Pet Peeves IV

    18 months since Pet Peeves III. The fitba' season's over so here's PP-IV prescribed as a wee bit therapy for us moaners until the new season starts. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- I hate when temporary roadwork signs are left up when they are not...

    Started by snooky, 04-06-2015 05:19 PM
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  14. Upcoming gigs?

    Not seen a thread like this for a while, so what gigs are people going to in the near future? I am just starting this as I suddenly have a load of gigs to go to that have only materialised over the last 6 weeks or so :greengrin Tomorrow - The Bootleg Beatles, Wellington Nov 10 - Coldplay,...

    Started by Steve-O, 25-10-2012 09:25 AM
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  15. Stupid sayings etc

    Some guy just said to me. ďWhere did that rain come fromĒ It came from the clouds in the sky. Old people always say ďold age doesnít come itself or donít get old sonĒ what does that even mean?

    Started by lord bunberry, 01-11-2019 03:04 PM
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  16. Thumbs Up 'smart' jokes, so bad they're good

    always had a soft spot for, I guess what you would call educational(?), jokes. Jokes to do with maths and the likes. best two I've heard recently My dad once told me i had a lot of potential, right before he pushed me off the balcony. & (not so much a joke, but I like it)

    Started by steve75, 26-03-2011 12:49 AM
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  17. Driving Pet Peeves

    At the request of Alfiembra, here's the Driving Pet Peeve thread for frustrated motorists. So, to kick it off....... When you are just about to get into your car in a car park some Dumbo decides to draw in tight alongside your driver's door despite there being empty spaces everywhere around....

    Started by snooky, 24-01-2018 11:13 AM
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  18. Gary Rhodes RIP

    Shocking news of his passing this morning. One of my food heroes when I first entered the trade.

    Started by BroxburnHibee, 27-11-2019 10:49 AM
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  19. Winter fuel payment

    Anyone know when these being paid? Dad got his this time last year but no sign yet...

    Started by Sudds_1, 22-11-2019 11:45 AM
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  20. Spy In The Cab

    Anybody any experience of telematics workings? All scores 80%+ except acceleration which was 9%. Is this a fault with my driving or is their system set up wrong? Asked the person who gave me the report for an explanation of how the score is arrived at but all I got was a blank look. Other drivers...

    Started by Killiehibbie, 23-11-2019 04:00 PM
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  21. Nhc zoe saldana

    Just watched a film thinking throughout the female lead was thandie newton. Then the credits cane up...zoe saldana. Are those 2 related? Identical!!😲😲

    Started by Sudds_1, 22-11-2019 07:44 AM
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  22. Coldplay Go Green

    Coldplay are not going to tour to promote their album, to protect the environment. Why not go further and not record albums at all? (Ironically, Chris Martin is telling us this from somewhere in Jordan. Man is an utter space cadet.)

    Started by Cataplana, 21-11-2019 01:28 PM
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  23. Tim Berners-Lee

    Programme on now about him. Fascinating how he thought up the World Wide Web and the problems he had setting it up. I always thought it was just a natural progression, but it absolutely wasnít. What a genius he was.

    Started by lord bunberry, 17-11-2019 10:54 PM
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  24. Children in Need

    Watching it on tv now and itís both heartbreaking and inspiring at the same time. Seeing all these children battling with adversity and not only dealing with, but being so brave at the same time has I have to admit reduced me to tears at times. Also all the people who have worked tirelessly to help...

    Started by lord bunberry, 15-11-2019 09:14 PM
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  25. Hotels - around the world, good/bad/funny experiences etc

    Seeing as we have one for restaurants, it would be interesting/potentially funny to hear about people's best (and, let's face it, worst) experiences in hotels seeing as so many of us stay in them for our holidays/short breaks etc. For me, living in Switzerland, unless you want to donate an organ...

    Started by lyonhibs, 26-08-2019 02:28 PM
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  26. Techno music thread

    I was wondering if there was any old techno music fans amongst us. I spent a huge part of the 90s in clubs and all nighters like rezerection. If so give us some of your favourite tunes. Iíll start. https://youtu.be/fxym7aNqVYU not my favourite song, but one I just remembered.

    Started by lord bunberry, 17-01-2018 05:08 PM
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  27. Key Fob copying

    I have lost my main front door entry into building key fob. My wife has hers but its a pain with City building telling me 2 weeks to get somebody out. Do any of you know if these can be duplicated? It looks like Picture:

    Started by Captain Trips, 07-11-2019 05:47 PM
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  28. Your in my seat...

    Just read this article, https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-50187528 and it does raise the question - What can you do if someone refuses to move from a seat you have reserved? Thankfully I have never had this issue, or if I have the person has moved. I have sat in a seat I know was reserved from a...

    Started by Hibee87, 29-10-2019 11:17 AM
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  29. Dog Advice

    We have a 4 month old rescue dog arriving on Saturday. I've read up a fair bit, bought pretty much everything we could need. Looking for any tips or advice from both seasoned dog owners and anyone who has had a rescue dog before. This one is 57 varieties but clearly has either whippet or lurcher...

    Started by One Day Soon, 03-10-2019 08:04 PM
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  30. Motorcycle Accessories

    Does anyone know where the best place is to get a motorcycle helmet fitted? In particular one that would offer gift vouchers. Looking to give the vouchers as a gift so he can go and choose for himself. Anywhere in Edinburgh, Fife or Perth would be grand. Many thanks in advance!

    Started by Martin7-0, 24-10-2019 12:20 PM
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  31. Parking at the sse hydro

    Taking the laddie to a thing at the hydro on thursday, checked the multi story opposite and its £11 for the time we are there, is there anywhere nearby that's cheaper?

    Started by allant1981, 22-10-2019 05:17 PM
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  32. Home Brewing

    Anybody know of home brewing clubs in Edinburgh? Ideally, I'm looking for a place where I can do the whole process, as I am limited for space in the house.

    Started by Cataplana, 17-10-2019 11:13 AM
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  33. James English interviews

    Apologies if already covered, stumbled across his chats on youtube a while back and have quite enjoyed them, TC Campbell, Paul Ferris, Jason Marriner (that was quite funny) last night I watched two of the Luke Mitchell ones, quite thought provoking, certainly pricked my ears up listening to his...

    Started by MSK, 13-10-2019 06:39 AM
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  34. City Breaks

    Taking my much better half off to to Seville for a weekend break at the end of September. Love travelling and had a few really good City breaks Prague Paris and Helsinki come immediately to mind (with a good few others worthy of a mention in dispatches). Any favourite breaks and...

    Started by Lancs Harp, 10-08-2019 08:46 PM
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  35. Abbeyhill Junction next stop??

    Was on the North Berwick to Edinburgh train the other night when the onboard announcement stated it was stopping at Abbeyhill Junction. It then came to a stop near Abbeyhill for a few minutes then left for Edinburgh. Is this going to be a new stop for the new Meadowbank? Can't see anything...

    Started by Hibby70, 12-10-2019 10:54 PM
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    21-10-2019, 06:26 AM Go to last post
  36. Glasgow Science Centre

    Has anyone been? Iíve always fancied going and Iím thinking of heading through with the wee one tomorrow.

    Started by lord bunberry, 15-09-2019 06:46 PM
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  37. Fortnite

    How many have kids still moaning about this black hole, mine has been complaining about it since last night

    Started by allant1981, 14-10-2019 08:13 AM
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  38. Pillows

    I don't sleep particularly well (which is why I'm glad I found the acronym thread as thinking about solutions distracts my brain and helps me fall asleep) and I'm regularly repositioning and plumping my pillows during the night. However, having threatened to do so for years, I finally researched...

    Started by Hibbyradge, 06-10-2019 11:29 AM
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  39. Mistakes in song lyrics

    Now from the song ironic when nothing in it is actually ironic except that maybe it appears the singer doesn't know what it means. I would be interested in your opinions on the song "perfect" by Eddie Reader particularly the chorus. We have been arguing for years over this with mates so I would...

    Started by Captain Trips, 05-10-2019 12:23 PM
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  40. For Succession fans

    I think you'll appreciate Ian Dunt's tweet and replies; https://twitter.com/IanDunt/status/1182590558491107328?s=09

    Started by Hibbyradge, 12-10-2019 07:14 AM
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    12-10-2019, 07:16 AM Go to last post

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