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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.
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...
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...
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,...
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....
Itís almost an unspoken thing amongst us men and women, but Iím guessing that at some point in time weíre all struggling to lose weight.
I started my diet this week after weighing myself. I was 17st and Iím only 5ft8. Shocking stuff, but Iím sure that we can inspire each other to better things.
As the title suggests I am looking for a weekly regular game of 5s or 7s in Edinburgh or surrounding area any weekday evening or weekend as my recent 5s game in Livingston has died a death and the only other game I have is Peebles weekly (which is fine but it's alot of travelling from Ratho).
Is there a particular order I should do the above cycle in for maximum benefits? The local gym has all three and having went tonight for the first time, I struggled to work out what would be the best cycle for this (probably doing two rounds of ten mins each I would think).
I have changed broadband providers from Sky to Bt , My new BT router is upstairs whilst my PC is downstairs , With sky i had my router next to my PC and was connected via a yellow ethertet cable easy peasy..Now i can't have an ethernet cable running from upstairs to downstairs so the BT engineer...
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)
I have resolved to watch more documentaries during lockdown, so I'm looking for some recommendations.
Watched the Console Wars (Nintendo v Sega) and Apollo 11 on Sky Documentaries over the last couple of days.
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)
What's your favourite food that in no way, shape, or form, could be described as gourmet - pot noodles, tinned meatballs, pie on a roll etc...
Chicken Super Noodles on buttered toast, bacon crisps on a buttered roll (or sandwich), and hot dogs are mine.
Can anyone recommend an IPTV provider? Preferably one that supports smart IPTV apps and not just boxes.
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...
Has anyone got one of these? Iím thinking of buying but there seems to be a large number of different options and Iím not sure which is the best option. Iím thinking of buying this one, not necessarily with Stella.
Proper Fringe returns next week so letís have your recommendations and reviews. I went to an early recording for BBC Scotland tonight at The Caves. Edinburgh Unlocked, best of Scottish comedy. Hosted by Mark Nelson. 12 Scottish based comedians. As always with these things, some good, some crap but...
I've been patiently waiting for a rescue dog to come up over the past few years (not trying too hard but when something really catches my eye/tugs my heart strings putting in interest. For a variety of reasons no luck yet). Ive a massive garden, live in between the sea & forrests for walks & work...
Looking through old family photos and there is one from 60/70's in the Buchanan Hotel. Anyone shed any light on where this was? Think it was in Leith somewhere Cheers
Bacon baguette done in air fryer
Eggs made in the George foreman grill
Looking for a change as I eat the same things all the time
What's everyone else's best scran ?
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.
Wondering if any Hibees are a member or recommend any writers groups preferably in the Edinburgh area?
Iíve been writing for years and really want to do more of it. Struggled at school with what was thought dyslexicia (if thatís how itís spelt!) and itís always knocked my confidence.
Came out the supermarket last week to discover the back of our car scraped. No acknowledgement from the guilty party so either going to have to get it attended to ourselves or claim it on insurance. It's pretty minor paint scrapes so not sure if it's worth an insurance claim. Any recommendations? I...
played Gunther in Friends, shame ;(
James Michael Tyler: Friends' actor dies aged 59 - BBC News
US actor James Michael Tyler, who most famously starred as Gunther in the TV sitcom Friends, has died aged 59.
With many people having more time on their hands atm what books are people reading? Phil Rickman is an author I like. Just finishing his book Friends of the dusk. He writes supernatural mystery which may not be everyone's cup of tea but he creates fascinating storylines that flow nicely and builds...
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...
Anyone been to Copenhagen recently?
Heading there with a group of mates soon for a weekend, staying pretty central close to the station I think. Any tips on places to eat and ( mainly) drink would be much appreciated!
Always seems to kick in at this time on a Sunday night.
Iíve got a big week ahead of me at work and stuff I need to start sorting now. Just canít get going making The Fear worse
A question I thought Iíd never ask but if anyone had any driving instructor recommendations Iíd gladly take them. Never driven before. Go easy on me!
Also appreciate cause of lock down thereís a massive backlog. Still. Can try!
Whatís the craic with the Hydro in relation to mid week gigs?
Taking my youngest daughter to see Billie Eilish in June. Iíve looked at trains as I donít drive but I think thereís a a train at 10.29 meaning weíd end up missing part of the show. Heading back to Edinburgh after.
I thought there was a similar thread but can't find it. Anyway found a good thread online with many, some of them
I'll start with one: Johnny Cash was the first, if not one of the first, American to know that Stalin died
Chevy Chase played drums in a band that became Steely Dan.
Admin if this is in the wrong place please delete and merge but it's not a peeve as such.
Unless you have a need to see the time for whatever reason whilst submerged, why is for example "waterproof to 50 metres" even a selling point?
A friend showed me his nice new watch...
Andy Fletcher dies, 60
Depeche Mode keyboardist and founding member Andy Fletcher dies aged 60 (msn.com)
The musician, nicknamed "Fletch", founded the band in Basildon, Essex, in 1980.
Depeche Mode have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, and have had international...
They seem to be a great idea but do they really work?
Bluetooth has quite a very limited range.
Some sellers say that you go on to the "community" to see if someone can track the device. Is that a community for all Bluetooth Trackers or is it a community for each company that's selling...
Following the death of SC, I want to ask the Hibee community their opinion.
Mines is Brosnan, but that was probably generational - that and Tomorrow Never Dies is IMO the best Bond film.
Brilliant pairing with George Cole on Minder.
CAMRA pub of the year for Lothians yet again. Gonna need a new wall for all their certificates! To keep it going for so long at such a high standard is pretty impressive. First port of call when I come home next month.
Very random but if anyone knows of any ice cream van drivers I can get in touch with about them coming to my workÖIíd be very grateful
How bloody dear are these to buy online ?!
Add in slabs , Someone building it and you are looking at the fat end of £900 for a 4x6 shed WTF !!
Anyone bought a decent sizes shed for a fairly reasonable price and where from ?
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