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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)
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...
As a counter to the 'Things that are true' thread, I thought it might be interesting to have one about commonly believed myths.
George W. Bush never said the problem with the French is they have no word for entrepreneur.
That story was entirely false and was made up by Shirley Williams,...
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 ?
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.
Any favourites ?
I see the EEN has announced Edinburghs top 10 with Scouse hibbys Spencers in 2nd plaice (😀) the usual St Andrews, Barracuda and Giovanis are in there, I think Milton Fry won a recent award but didnt make top 10
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...
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,...
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...
With the exception of admins, the last person to post on this thread is the all time greatest Hibs fan.
Childish I know but what the hell :devil:
Fleetwood Mac's Christine McVie dies aged 79 (msn.com)
a very talented woman :agree:
Happy St Andrews Day to all Scots wherever they may be. :thumbsup:
(Please keep this respectful and non - political. Thanks. )
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)
I donít see a film thread on the front page. Seeing as Iíve been watching more this last wee while, thought Iíd start a thread for sharing recent watches, whether the films are new releases, old classics and everything in between.
Iíll kick off with ĎA star is borní which I watched on Amazon...
I thought it would be good to list any bargains that you might find.
Any help for folk leading up to Christmas, I'm sure would be very welcome.
I'm enjoying the Uber Eats ad with the black guy doing an inexplicable wee dance while he's waiting for his order to arrive.
His wife (I presume) looks up to watch him but gives absolutely no indication of what she's thinking. :hilarious
It makes me smile every time I see it and I actually...
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.
That reply harvesting question popped up in my Facebook feed and I thought it might be fun to read what stuff folk say.
I'll kick it off with MISSISSIPPI IPPISSISSIM 😃
I must have learnt that at primary school but it still reappears front of brain every 10 years or so.
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...
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.
Now we all know about what happens when you assume but everytime I see a car with a union flag on the reg plate I automatically think 'hun'. It can't only be be me in this mindset, surely!!!
Hi all, can anyone recommend a person that can help me learning Italian?
Started off using Duolingo but would prefer a real person to chat with.
If this wrong forum please feel free to move.
....has sadly passed away.
Well known to those of a certain age, he was on the bill at my first ever gig.
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.
Can anyone help me here: if a heater is 1000 Watts how much will it cost to use for an hour. Wait a moment. That's easy but my heater
has a dial that goes from zero ( off ) to 10 ( full on ). Is the consumption 50 % at eg setting 5 ? It also has a blower - what is the cost of that ?
My daughter is looking to go travelling and maybe do some volunteering abroad. Catch is she i looking at doing it on her own. Have looked at camp America but wondering if anyone on here has done something and if so how they went about it.
Itís gone into administration. Iíve always gone there regularly and really bad news for the 100+ ex employees but also if you like independent cinema. I hope my favourite The Cameo can hang on but the future looks bleak for the whole business model.
We all have songs that takes us back to a particular time, whether good, sad or bad
Three songs always take me back to my first ever job when they were constantly on a loop
First song is Africa by Toto, for some reason I grew to really like it and whenever I hear it I just think of my very...
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....
I'm back with Scottish gas supplying my gas and electricity. They've emailed me with the offer of a 'free' upgrade to a Smart Meter. Anybody got one, is it worth the hassle.
Why is it so enjoyable? 🤧
A Scottish giant in every sense of the word. I loved Cracker.
Gone at 72. Sleep well, big yin.
I know she was 96, but it still seems too young for such an incredibly talented and wonderful woman.
Back in my day my favourites were Action man and Subbuteo (both of which as collectables are worth a few quid) can remember Colditz, Buckeroo, Rebound, raving bonkers, timpo figures.
What are you memories and favourites?
Not sure if there is already an existing thread...thought it might be a good idea to start a thread with money saving codes given increased costs on many items.
This one is for Railcards.
Railcards normally cost £30 for one year (or £70 for three years on some cards), but enter the code...
Following on from the favourite toys thread, what was your favourite past time activity to relieve the boredom. Basically it was a black and white tv, 3 channels and a coat hanger as an arial
Other than playing for hours on end at football, up to 15/20 a side at times, cock and a hen mister 🤣...
Coolio has apparently passed away. Gangsters Paradise, one of the all time classics.
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).
The Wolf Hall trilogy was just genius. A uniquely talented writer.
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