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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....
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...
This question came up on Shortbangers last week, and i thought it was really good, so the point in this thread is to answer the question and then pose your own “would you rather” for the next person.
Would you rather get a paper cut between your fingers every time you touched paper, or bite...
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.
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’m on holiday in turkey and there’s 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.
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...
Watching a good programme about the Mississippi tonight, it brought to mind one of my favourite and iconic opening lines to a song : “The Mississippi delta was shining like a national guitar”. from Paul Simon’s ‘Graceland’....... so visually emotive. Any others?
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...
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)
Anyone here look at the popular Wotwine.com website or app, which purports to review the current wine on offer in UK supermarkets?
I used to think it was great but I realised lately that the wines they review are hardly ever available on the shelves.
For instance, they are currently...
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'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...
What's everyone listening to? Or what genre do you like listening to?
i've referenced it on other threads, but i'm in the process of setting up my own so 1) shamelessly plugging mine here please delete if not allowed but hoping to get some interest and support from friends/family/fellow hibs...
What’s your favourite intro to a tune?
I heard the O’Jays Backstabber on the radio this morning and although it’s not one of my favourite songs the intro, for me anyway, is superb.
Do you have a favourite, I’m interested to see what you come up with.
A couple of posts on the Holy Ground got me thinking about starting this thread. So, what music books have you read that you would recommend?
I’ll kick off the recommendations
Young Soul Rebels (Stuart Cosgrove) - the Northern Soul scene.
Detroit 67 (Stuart Cosgrove) - the first of a...
What was yours?
For me it was Lost Boys.
I know this is a "how long is a piece of string" type question but how much money is a session and generally speaking how many sessions do you need? And does anyone have any recommendations?
Went to the docs back in Feb about a pain in the right side of the hip when I walk. If I walk 1-2 miles...
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...
If I'm ever anywhere really high up, I get this weird thing in my head where I think, imagine jumping off? To the point where I get quite anxious
Also, I think a lot about being on an ice rink, falling over and someone slicing off a finger with their blades which is weird because I never go Ice...
Anyone recommend a garden/tree firm that can trim back a couple of large conifers in my partners garden (The Jewel area).
At the moment I'm planning our next Scotland trip.
We, my girlfriend, our toddler and a befriended couple with a dog are looking for a self accommodation lodge/cottage for our holidays in Scotland next year.* Stay would be approximately 1 week.*
As for the activities we would like...
Been watching the Movies series on Sky got me thinking - what's your favourite decade for movies.
I'd probably go with the seventies. Godfather 1 and 2, Jaws, Star Wars, Alien, cuckoo's Nest...
Just signed up for this. I need to change my attitude to eating/exercise, lose weight and generally feel better.
Anyone been through the program or signed up for this year?
Right, outing myself as a bit of a dweeb here...
Anyone still playing pokemon go?
Just completed a mega raid and caught a shiny blastoise.
Anyone know if the Red Squirrel is open again post-lockdown?
Ta in advance.
In amongst the doom and gloom of pandemic and second waves, this made me smile.
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,...
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Got an old ditty in my head the other day, remember it from being a kid
Think it went to the tune of Rule Britannia, but remember it ended with
“Lawsons Sausages are up to 2/6“
Hope it’s not rude, anyone remember it
Great to see West Lothian band the Snuts doing the Strongbow advert on TV. I used to work with one of the lads Dad, I think they are destined for great things.
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
Its been ridiculous weather past few days down here in the south east of england, currently 31c.
Far to hot for me, how do you guys handle it and yes I know most on here wont see much sun 😄
Moving house at the end of the month and I'm going to create a Pub Shed. Has anyone else got one, been to one etc?
Very open to suggestions and ideas.
Needing name suggestions, it's going to be Hibernian related.
A thread for unusual but true stories viz
That Hugo Boss designed the Nazis' uniforms in the 1930's ?
There was a thread on here about headphones a while ago that I took a real interest in as it’s something that interests me. I love listening to music and believe it can only be listened to loud. I have neighbours on both sides so I can’t play music loud so headphones are my best option. I scrolled...
There's been a couple of threads like this before but you can't beat a good discussion about beer.
Currently a huge fan of:
William Bros Seven Giraffes
Timothy Taylor Landlord
Cairngorm Trade Winds
Stewart Pentland IPA
Fallen Smokehouse Porter
Following on from other film threads, what are your favourite 'low budget' films?
I'll start with
Dead man's shoes
Street cat named Bob
Im looking for a killer C.V and somebody to help me create it
Anybody used anybody or reccomend anybody?
Admins please close thread if considered inappropriate. Just passing it on.
Extremely sophisticated scam going about this morning. Definitely Danske bank customers but possibly all banks. You get a message saying a payment hasn’t been taken eg O2 and to click here. As soon as you touch it the...
Following on from the Beautiful Tracks thread, I thought of a few classical pieces that would fit the bill, but that thread went in a different direction, and anyway classical music is such a broad category I think it deserves a thread of its own. So, if you have a favourite classical tune or...
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