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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?
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.
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...
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 🤣...
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,...
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...
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...
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....
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)
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.
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.
Coolio has apparently passed away. Gangsters Paradise, one of the all time classics.
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...
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).
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...
The Wolf Hall trilogy was just genius. A uniquely talented writer.
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...
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!!!
I've currently got an OBDII plugged into car and connected through the Torque app.
I've run the diagnostics and it's coming back telling me that there are no fault codes available even though there are a couple there. Am I missing something?
Just wondering if there were any driving instructors that post on here that would be willing to put their hand up so I could pick their brains?
Would be keen to hear from anyone who works for Lothian Buses, if they can send me a PM that would be great. Cheers
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.
Long time camper ..all over UK and Europe .. we are now thinking of buying a caravan .. mainly for a bit more comfort ..even though we manage to glamour up our tent ..must be an age thing :)
Any experienced owners got any tips or Learning to share as we finalise our decision??
Hi folks, wonder if anybody can help ? For the first time since 1989 Iíve had no luck in getting a ticket even though I was online as early as possible, does anybody have any spares. My only choice is to pay the likes of the big companies a ridiculous price and even though it is Bob Iím not willing...
I found this story really interesting, for a number of reasons; my boy and I completed the Russia and Brazil albums, I got more enthusiastic than...
How the hell do you get through to this place ? Tried a few numbers as i'm terminating my subscription as my contract is up but every number i dial is greeted with 'it will be an hours wait ' They don't want you contacting them eh ?! Even the live virtual chat , Once i said i was leaving the...
Looking to book up for Blackpool as a non driver whatís the best options to get there and back , anyone any ideas
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...
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.
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).
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
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...
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.
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.
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...
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 ?
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...
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