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    I would like to remind all posters of the forum rules and in particular the following: - The excessive use of swearing is not permitted. - Swearing in thread titles is not permitted. - No 'Flaming' or personal attacks directed at members of the board, or any other individual or company -...

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  1. Past times/Days before multiple tv channels

    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 🤣...

    Started by Bridge hibs, 02-10-2022 04:02 PM
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  2. Word Association Game

    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. Hibs

    Started by Alfiembra, 30-01-2017 08:56 AM
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  3. Driving Pet Peeves

    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....

    Started by snooky, 24-01-2018 11:13 AM
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  4. Thumbs Up 'smart' jokes, so bad they're good

    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)

    Started by steve75, 26-03-2011 12:49 AM
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  5. Pet Peeves IV

    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...

    Started by snooky, 04-06-2015 05:19 PM
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  6. RIP-Coolio

    Coolio has apparently passed away. Gangsters Paradise, one of the all time classics.

    Started by DH1875, 29-09-2022 07:32 AM
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  7. Upcoming gigs?

    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,...

    Started by Steve-O, 25-10-2012 09:25 AM
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  8. Mary Moriarty of The Port of Leith fame sadly passes away

    RIP Mary.

    Started by HUTCHYHIBBY, 03-10-2022 03:09 PM
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    03-10-2022, 06:43 PM Go to last post
  9. Favourite toy

    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?

    Started by Lancs Harp, 30-09-2022 09:32 PM
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  10. Best tv

    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...

    Started by HibbyAndy, 06-10-2014 04:05 PM
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  11. Recent Restaurant Visits Reviews

    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...

    Started by Scouse Hibee, 14-07-2015 03:54 PM
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  12. Little things that give you pleasure

    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.

    Started by lord bunberry, 08-07-2019 07:52 PM
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  13. Best Documentaries

    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.

    Started by matty_f, 06-01-2021 03:58 PM
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  14. Discount Codes

    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...

    Started by Santa Cruz, 22-02-2022 10:44 PM
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    29-09-2022, 12:46 PM Go to last post
  15. Question Lookign for a new game of 5s / 7s etc

    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). ...

    Started by StevesFamau5, 08-07-2022 11:50 AM
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    28-09-2022, 11:47 AM Go to last post
  16. New Albums that are "doing it" for you.

    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...

    Started by Sylar, 25-09-2012 11:00 AM
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  17. RIP Hilary Mantel

    The Wolf Hall trilogy was just genius. A uniquely talented writer.

    Started by hibsbollah, 23-09-2022 12:11 PM
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    24-09-2022, 06:46 PM Go to last post
  18. Acronyms game

    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)

    Started by da-robster, 03-08-2009 09:43 AM
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  19. Film reviews - old and new

    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...

    Started by WeeRussell, 31-03-2021 01:12 AM
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  20. Assumptions

    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!!!

    Started by Fuzzywuzzy, 11-09-2022 12:57 PM
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    17-09-2022, 07:43 AM Go to last post
  21. Obdii

    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?

    Started by Fuzzywuzzy, 15-09-2022 06:10 AM
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    16-09-2022, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  22. Driving instructors

    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? Cheers

    Started by bingo70, 13-09-2022 07:46 AM
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  23. Question Lothian Buses

    Would be keen to hear from anyone who works for Lothian Buses, if they can send me a PM that would be great. Cheers

    Started by Hibs90, 13-09-2022 07:03 AM
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  24. Facts that seem untrue

    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. Sometimes...

    Started by Stairway 2 7, 22-03-2022 10:51 AM
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  25. Any caravan owners ??

    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??

    Started by bigwheel, 05-09-2022 09:58 PM
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    06-09-2022, 03:32 PM Go to last post
  26. Bob Dylan tickets Sunday or Monday

    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...

    Started by Key West, 26-08-2022 08:58 AM
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    06-09-2022, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  27. Panini and Probability

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2022/aug/31/inflation-pushes-average-cost-of-filling-panini-2022-world-cup-sticker-album-to-870-pounds-football 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...

    Started by hibsbollah, 31-08-2022 02:48 PM
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    05-09-2022, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  28. Contact Sky number

    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...

    Started by HibbyAndy, 01-09-2022 02:47 PM
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    02-09-2022, 06:23 PM Go to last post
  29. Uk holidays

    Looking to book up for Blackpool as a non driver whatís the best options to get there and back , anyone any ideas

    Started by Squealing pig, 17-06-2021 07:48 PM
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  30. Ed Fringe 2022

    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...

    Started by Frazerbob, 26-07-2022 09:55 PM
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  31. The battle with the weight

    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.

    Started by lord bunberry, 29-04-2018 12:12 AM
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  32. Sauna/Swim/Steam Room

    Novice hereÖ 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). Does...

    Started by Pedantic_Hibee, 03-08-2022 06:27 PM
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  33. Buchanan Hotel

    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

    Started by Fuzzywuzzy, 23-07-2020 12:31 PM
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  34. BT Wifi disk

    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...

    Started by HibbyAndy, 31-07-2022 04:41 PM
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    08-08-2022, 06:31 PM Go to last post
  35. The best worst scran thread

    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... What's yours? Chicken Super Noodles on buttered toast, bacon crisps on a buttered roll (or sandwich), and hot dogs are mine.

    Started by matty_f, 05-07-2022 12:05 PM
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  36. Iptv

    Can anyone recommend an IPTV provider? Preferably one that supports smart IPTV apps and not just boxes. Ta

    Started by Bob1875, 26-02-2019 09:36 PM
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    30-07-2022, 11:04 AM Go to last post
  37. Home draught beer dispenser

    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. https://www.beerhawk.co.uk/perfectdraft-life-artois-starter-bundle

    Started by lord bunberry, 03-02-2022 10:52 PM
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    28-07-2022, 05:11 PM Go to last post
  38. Lurchers & Cats

    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...

    Started by Dalianwanda, 22-06-2021 08:40 AM
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    26-07-2022, 10:31 PM Go to last post
  39. Best Scran

    Chilli taco's 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 ?

    Started by HibbyAndy, 02-01-2022 03:17 PM
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  40. Writers groups

    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. Keen to...

    Started by LustForLeith, 17-07-2022 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 548
    19-07-2022, 02:29 PM Go to last post

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