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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...
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...
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 live next to the ferryboat which is quite rough like, what are the worst pubs in Edinburgh in your opinion?
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...
Weíve got a few musical threads on this forum, but wanted to get your input on songs that, whether it was the first time you ever heard them or still to this day left you thinking ďwow!Ē so not necessarily brilliant songs, but stunning ones.
(Reason for this thread, and why it sprung to mind is...
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....
OK a 7 year old Renault diesel engine, not long been serviced and MOT'd and the engine and service (spanner) warning light has come on with a warning message to "Check anti-pollution system"
Anybody got any advice about this sort of thing, I can phone my local garage that did the service but if...
Playing the barrowlands next year.
Tickets went on sale this morning, did anyone else get one?
What movies could you pick to watch over and over again?
I watched Apollo 13 last night for the millionth time for no reason other than I love the film; the jeopardy, the science, the problems and solutions and possibly one of the most tense waits in cinema waiting for the radio blackout to be...
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...
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.
You plan more sprouts than spuds for the Sunday roast.
Surely the greatest female singer Scotland has ever produced? I didnít mind the Eurythmics, but her solo stuff is absolutely epic and the videos are masterpieces. I canít believe Iíve just realised this.
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.
The absolute king of music. No one will ever better what he did. Legend.
Surely by now it should be a bit warmer? Is there a reason itís still been so cold?
Glaswegians have been left in stitches by a new John Lewis cuddly toy which has been given a very questionable name 😂🙈
Bradley Welsh murderer convicted today and sentenced to 38 years. I hope the family find some relief amid their long wait for justice.
RIP Bradley Welsh, your memory lives on.
*second post as there was spelling mistakes in the first*
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,...
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)
Just went to fill up at the petrol station at Morrison's granton. Car sitting right at the entrance nearly blocking others from getting in. I go in and choose my pump just as the car at the pump leaves.
Driver who was covering the enterance pulls up the next pump along and tells me I cut in...
Just stuck together a playlist of old Oasis b-sides. They were unstoppable back on the day. What a band.
Been using this a reasonable amount recently; if you're not aware it's an app where supermarkets, grocers, coffee shops and restaurants sell off the stuff they'd throw out at the end of the day and you can buy a bag of it for anything from £2-£4 on average. Sometimes you get a really good bag,...
May the sixth is apparently world password day. I've no idea who decides this stuff, but list below all the passwords you use so we can offer each other advice on whether they're secure enough. You should also add your date of birth, the name of your first pet and your mother's maiden name just...
Anyone aware of any that have spaces for Friday? Last minute decision to get out for a few pints and I'm absolutely struggling here. I've spent 2 hours looking and managed 1 booking so far :greengrin
What was the name of your junior football club , ie team(s) you played for under 16 and their colours.
Im not from Edinburgh so my teams were from the Fylde Coast.
Thornton Cleveleys Juniors, played in all green.
Poulton Youth played in red and black stripes, black shorts.
Logline: Jim Jefferies stars as a fictionalized version of himself Ė a comedian with a unique and often controversial take on modern life, relationships and co-parenting with his best friend.
Studio: Universal Television, Hazy Mills, Brillstein Entertainment Partners
... was released 40 years ago today. Crikey!
Great film though.
First it was TRNSMT now it's ABRDN
I was hoping there may be a camera geek amongst us that may be able to help me with something.
I recently started my own business selling properties, before starting up I took a note of the camera I had in my old job that I thought was ideal for what I needed. To my knowledge I...
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...
Iíve been getting into podcasts recently and I was wondering if anyone has any recommendations?
Ones Iíve enjoyed recently are -
Giant - the football podcast run by Mundial
Welcome to your fantasy - the story of the Chipendales
Winds of Change - the story behind the Scorpions song of...
Iíve had my washing machine for 14 years, Iíve been paying around £15 a month for the whole time Iíve owned it for a maintenance plan. Itís only broken down once in that time, Iíd have replaced it by now if it wasnít for the fact that Iíve paid enough to buy about 3 washing machines and theyíll...
Been a resident of the Lothians for 50 years. Today was the first I have ever heard of the Isle of May when I googled it after seeing it from Yellowcraig beach today.
My knowledge of Scotlands geography is shocking. I'm really good at flags of the world though.
What's your best and worst...
I know there's quite a few posters on here who are interested in matters of the cosmos, so I thought I'd start a thread to keep us all together.
Im currently watching a documentary on dark matter, a subject that I find fascinating. The latest theory seems to be that it is comprised from a particle...
Again along with the idea of "genre defying" and "songs that blow your mind" thread, not necessarily the best gig you've been to, but the ones that will likely be spoken about for a long time because of significance to the artist or whatnot.
First off the top of my head is Blur at Glastonbury...
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