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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.
Couldn't see a thread on this already, but what stuff do you like that you would consider a guilty pleasure (or you wouldn't necessarily be telling your mates you were into it)?
Mine would be Lana Del Ray and shows like Come Dine With Me and Four in a Bed. And First Dates.
Been watching a load of old music videos on YouTube today. For me Freddie Mercury's solo stuff was pretty awful.
What else in the music industry probably should not have happened?
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...
Tomorrow night brings us the final episode of The Undoing. If you haven't been following theiis excellent mini series, I suggest you leave this thread immediately before doing so. It's on Sky Atlantic.
I have warmed considerably to Hugh Grant since his self deprecating and quite brilliant...
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...
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.
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)
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...
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)
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?
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,...
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...
Can anyone recommend any driving instructors for lessons in Edinburgh?
Just been to the exhibition in Gallery of Modern Art (TWO).
Great exhibition and well worth going to see if you can get tickets.
If you don’t know who Ray Harryhausen is that’s a pity but I bet you have enjoyed seeing his work in old movies like Clash of The Titans or Sinbad etc
I took a...
Is there a market for old match tickets?
I have a good amount of tickets from matches over the years inc AEK Athens, Odense and a few other Euro nights.
I have ticket from Nantes V Rennes in the 90’s
Some concert ticket stubs too.
Just wondered as I thought something on another thread but...
We’re considering/have decided to get a dog - we know the types we’d like (one of my kids has allergies so we need to look for a hypoallergenic). List has been narrowed to Miniature Schnauzer, Bichon Frise, West Highland Terrier.
Does anyone know where I start?
I often wonder at TV and film studios choices when it comes to remaking old classics.
For example, one remake that should never have been conceived never mind actually cast, filmed and released was The Pink Panther.
How did they think they were going to improve on those almost perfect...
Has passed away, aged 90.
One of Scotland’s finest ever actors and the quintessential James Bond.
2020 can really **** off.
Following the death of SC, I want to ask the Hibee community their opinion.
Mines is Brosnan, but that was probably generational - that and Tomorrow Never Dies is IMO the best Bond film.
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.
Until 10pm on Wednesday. 🍺
BBC News - Bobby Ball: Cannon & Ball star dies aged 76 after Covid-19 diagnosis
Sad news,loved the Cannon and Ball show back in the day
Another COVID-19 victim 😥
ROCK ON TOMMY!!!!
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
It’s almost an unspoken thing amongst us men and women, but I’m guessing that at some point in time we’re all struggling to lose weight.
I started my diet this week after weighing myself. I was 17st and I’m only 5ft8. Shocking stuff, but I’m sure that we can inspire each other to better things.
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...
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...
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?
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