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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
    • Replies: 11
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    05-09-2022, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  4. 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
    • Replies: 7
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    02-09-2022, 06:23 PM Go to last post
  5. 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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    30-08-2022, 09:29 PM Go to last post
  6. 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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    29-08-2022, 11:07 PM Go to last post
  7. 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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    25-08-2022, 07:29 AM Go to last post
  8. 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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    23-08-2022, 07:00 PM Go to last post
  9. 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
    • Replies: 29
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    15-08-2022, 10:43 AM Go to last post
  10. 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
    • Replies: 19
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    08-08-2022, 06:31 PM Go to last post
  11. 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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    31-07-2022, 05:56 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
    • Replies: 24
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    30-07-2022, 11:04 AM Go to last post
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
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    19-07-2022, 02:29 PM Go to last post
  16. Car scratch repairs/kitchen tiler

    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...

    Started by He's here!, 18-07-2022 01:06 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    18-07-2022, 04:57 PM Go to last post
  17. James Michael Tyler dies

    played Gunther in Friends, shame ;( James Michael Tyler: Friends' actor dies aged 59 - BBC News US actor James Michael Tyler, who most famously starred as Gunther in the TV sitcom Friends, has died aged 59.

    Started by cabbageandribs1875, 24-10-2021 10:09 PM
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    14-07-2022, 08:29 PM Go to last post
  18. Books

    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...

    Started by CmoantheHibs, 30-03-2020 08:27 PM
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    09-07-2022, 05:51 PM Go to last post
  19. Copenhagen

    Anyone been to Copenhagen recently? Heading there with a group of mates soon for a weekend, staying pretty central close to the station I think. Any tips on places to eat and ( mainly) drink would be much appreciated!

    Started by LaMotta, 20-06-2022 08:47 PM
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    23-06-2022, 11:32 PM Go to last post
  20. The Fear

    Always seems to kick in at this time on a Sunday night. Iíve got a big week ahead of me at work and stuff I need to start sorting now. Just canít get going making The Fear worse

    Started by LustForLeith, 19-06-2022 05:24 PM
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    20-06-2022, 06:47 PM Go to last post
  21. Driving InstructorÖ

    A question I thought Iíd never ask but if anyone had any driving instructor recommendations Iíd gladly take them. Never driven before. Go easy on me! Also appreciate cause of lock down thereís a massive backlog. Still. Can try!

    Started by LustForLeith, 11-06-2022 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    19-06-2022, 05:17 PM Go to last post
  22. Coming back from the Hydro

    Whatís the craic with the Hydro in relation to mid week gigs? Taking my youngest daughter to see Billie Eilish in June. Iíve looked at trains as I donít drive but I think thereís a a train at 10.29 meaning weíd end up missing part of the show. Heading back to Edinburgh after. Iíve priced...

    Started by LustForLeith, 12-05-2022 08:40 AM
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    19-06-2022, 04:21 PM Go to last post
  23. I just don't understand

    Waterproof watches. Admin if this is in the wrong place please delete and merge but it's not a peeve as such. Unless you have a need to see the time for whatever reason whilst submerged, why is for example "waterproof to 50 metres" even a selling point? A friend showed me his nice new watch...

    Started by OldEast, 02-06-2022 05:13 AM
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    10-06-2022, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  24. 6p for a pint


    Started by HUTCHYHIBBY, 30-05-2022 10:51 AM
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  25. Depeche Mode keyboardist dies

    Andy Fletcher dies, 60 RIP man Depeche Mode keyboardist and founding member Andy Fletcher dies aged 60 (msn.com) The musician, nicknamed "Fletch", founded the band in Basildon, Essex, in 1980. Depeche Mode have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, and have had international...

    Started by cabbageandribs1875, 26-05-2022 11:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    27-05-2022, 06:32 AM Go to last post
  26. Bluetooth Tracker

    They seem to be a great idea but do they really work? Bluetooth has quite a very limited range. Some sellers say that you go on to the "community" to see if someone can track the device. Is that a community for all Bluetooth Trackers or is it a community for each company that's selling...

    Started by Jack, 25-05-2022 04:17 PM
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    26-05-2022, 08:34 AM Go to last post
  27. Poll Poll: Who was the best Bond?

    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.

    Started by Jones28, 04-11-2020 09:14 AM
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  28. Dennis Waterman passed away today

    Brilliant pairing with George Cole on Minder. RIP

    Started by HUTCHYHIBBY, 08-05-2022 04:01 PM
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  29. Well done Staggs Bar

    CAMRA pub of the year for Lothians yet again. Gonna need a new wall for all their certificates! To keep it going for so long at such a high standard is pretty impressive. First port of call when I come home next month.

    Started by Dalianwanda, 11-05-2022 03:48 PM
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    12-05-2022, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  30. Ice Cream VanÖ

    Very random but if anyone knows of any ice cream van drivers I can get in touch with about them coming to my workÖIíd be very grateful

    Started by LustForLeith, 09-05-2022 08:59 PM
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  31. Garden sheds

    How bloody dear are these to buy online ?! Add in slabs , Someone building it and you are looking at the fat end of £900 for a 4x6 shed WTF !! Anyone bought a decent sizes shed for a fairly reasonable price and where from ?

    Started by HibbyAndy, 27-03-2022 05:40 PM
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    09-05-2022, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  32. Car Hire Extortionate

    Iíve been trying to hire a car for 4 days over the school holidays, pick-up and drop off in North Edinburgh but Iím being quoted £1600 for 4 days, seems absolutely insane. If I pick up in Newcastle and drop off in Edinburgh itís £400, which makes no sense to me. Tried a few places and struggling...

    Started by hibsbollah, 11-04-2022 06:29 PM
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    13-04-2022, 09:32 AM Go to last post
  33. Princes Street

    Took the bus from Corstorphine today to Shandwick Place then walked full length of Princes Street into the St James and then to the foot of the walk. The first time I have been along Princes Street in a couple of years, what a shambles it is. Never realised there were so many empty shops and what...

    Started by Scouse Hibee, 06-04-2022 07:55 PM
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    10-04-2022, 12:09 PM Go to last post
  34. restaurant or pub suggestion

    Hi folks looking for restaurant or pub suggestions here, Meeting up with my sister and her husband in Edinburgh on a weekday lunchtime into early evening.They are big zimmerspoon fans because my brother-in-law only drinks draft ale, and would want to eat there also. my response being, it's a rare...

    Started by seanshow, 02-04-2022 10:29 PM
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    05-04-2022, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  35. RIP June Brown

    Aaron Ramsey kills again. Rip Dot

    Started by green leaves, 04-04-2022 03:16 PM
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  36. Estelle Harris (Costanza)

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-60974597 Formed a great pairing with Jerry Stiller as George's parents in Seinfeld.

    Started by He's here!, 03-04-2022 08:20 PM
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    03-04-2022, 08:20 PM Go to last post
  37. Greenhouses

    Following on from the garden shed thread. I ordered a greenhouse in June 2021. Was delivered and erected in March 2022! I had done the base etc and I am delighted with my purchase. If you have an old greenhouse not being used it may be a good time to advertise it. The delays for new ones are...

    Started by HibbyDave, 01-04-2022 08:19 AM
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  38. Announcement The proclaimers at 60

    https://youtu.be/6MZpEMklgc4 ****in genius Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Started by lord bunberry, 05-03-2022 10:26 PM
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    29-03-2022, 04:08 AM Go to last post
  39. Pepto Bismol

    Strange request but Iím trying to source some Pepto Bismol, it appears to be no longer available in the U.K. & possibly Europe. It is available in America so Iím wondering if any of my fellow American Hibees can help out or anyone going on a trip to America can help out. Hope this isnít an...

    Started by coldingham hibs, 27-03-2022 02:42 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    27-03-2022, 09:40 PM Go to last post
  40. Song lyrics that inspire you

    Music means a lot to me.ive got 2 lyrics that mean the world to me.help me through dark times 1 - The Brian Jonestown massacre - what you isnt... You got to wake up and be a man and make a plan....you're gonna win it 2 - oasis - supersonic I need to be myself,I can't be no one else Any...

    Started by ArnoldGrove, 26-12-2021 02:24 AM
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,082
    25-03-2022, 06:12 PM Go to last post

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