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- The excessive use of swearing is not permitted.
- Swearing in thread titles is not permitted.
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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.
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...
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)
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,...
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...
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....
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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?
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...
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.
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.
not my favourite song, but one I just remembered.
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:
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)
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...
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...
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!
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?
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.
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...
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...
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...
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
Has anyone been? Iíve always fancied going and Iím thinking of heading through with the wee one tomorrow.
How many have kids still moaning about this black hole, mine has been complaining about it since last night
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...
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....
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...
I think you'll appreciate Ian Dunt's tweet and replies;
A thread for amateur mixologists to share ideas 🙂
Came up with this tonight:
50ml London dry gin
1tsp approx golden syrup
Half an egg white
As it says on the tin.
Any advice? Only found a couple of droppings so far but nippy. I bought one of those plugin things last year but clearly as useful as a chocolate fireguard
Sunday will be the last one ever!
They have finally buckled to the pressure.
Good riddance to the scI_Immy reporters
Whatís everyoneís favourite music video? Iíve just been watching the pet shop boys on tv and this video springs to mind
So...go with daughter today to hand back lease car shes had for 4 years. Balloon payment of 4.5k too much for a fiat500. Its only got 8500 on the clock do hardly used.
Inspection guy looks it over then presents bill of 700! Wheels scuffed....they're good for a 4 yo car and stilllook...
Video was filmed in Middleton's a couple of Thursday's ago, don't think it's been released yet.
When tiling , should you fit a skirting board first and tile down to it or tile the whole wall and fit the skirting over the tiles ?
Any roofers out there?
I'm fed up hiring cowboys.........
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