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  1. Fine wine thread

    Whats your favourite? Enjoying one of my faves a fine bottle of Barolo, a birthday present this week. Favourite white NZ Sauvignon blanc.

    Started by Lancs Harp, 27-02-2022 09:14 PM
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  2. Beer thread

    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 Brewdog JackHammer Cairngorm Trade Winds Stewart Pentland IPA Fallen Smokehouse Porter

    Started by Pretty Boy, 11-07-2013 08:13 PM
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  3. Stand up comedy

    Needing some recommendations because during my recent covid isolation, I've completed Netflix's back catalogue. Really enjoyed Mo Gilligan's most recent special, Jimmy Carr, Jim Jeffries (unfortunate name for the big guy) and Frankie Boyle are my usual sort of thing... Please help if you've any...

    Started by ErinGoBraghHFC, 09-03-2022 01:24 AM
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    15-03-2022, 06:51 AM Go to last post
  4. Trainspotting Film 26 years old

    Thats mental!? I remember first getting the book from a discount book place beside M&S Princes St in 1994. Never re read a book to many times or recommended it to say many people. When it was announced they were making a film & using the guy who was in Shallow Grave I wasnt that enthused...

    Started by Dalianwanda, 23-02-2022 01:36 PM
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    09-03-2022, 01:10 AM Go to last post
  5. Nicky Tesco

    Perhaps not a household name, but the frontman of punk band the Members: https://www.nme.com/news/music/nicky-tesco-of-uk-punks-the-members-has-died-aged-66-3171273 I never tire of listening to 'Sound of the Suburbs' even all these years later. One of the greatest singles of that, or indeed...

    Started by He's here!, 06-03-2022 05:46 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    07-03-2022, 01:51 PM Go to last post
  6. Amazon order advice.

    I ordered oven cleaner from amazon. When it arrived , my wife put the unopened box on the couch and went to work. When i came in, i noticed the the bottom of the box was soaking. The oven cleaner was leaking and it has basically ruined my leather couch. Its taken the top layer of leather off...

    Started by sleeping giant, 01-03-2022 11:38 PM
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    05-03-2022, 05:14 PM Go to last post
  7. Greatest Covers

    After a few jars tonight it got me thinking, what is the best cover? my vote...

    Started by Godsahibby, 12-09-2013 09:08 PM
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    04-03-2022, 06:00 PM Go to last post
  8. Where is good for family all inclusive holidays

    So there's me, the girlfriend and her 6 year old and we fancya week away in the summer, but this would be the first family holiday for me and I'm looking to try and get a bit of advice on places/hotels that offer good entertainment for the bairn but also somewhere we can unwind also. Just some...

    Started by HibeeSince85, 15-02-2011 08:39 PM
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    28-02-2022, 11:53 PM Go to last post
  9. Placement of children after both parents death.

    Love my wife to bits, sheís a great wife and mother. Her family however, I just donít respect them after incident upon incident surrounding her older sister. She is from Ireland and my wife was over for her younger sisterís hen at the weekend and it was a disaster. Another significant incident...

    Started by H18 SFR, 21-02-2022 10:27 PM
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    24-02-2022, 12:03 PM Go to last post
  10. Mark Lanegan RIP

    RIP Mark Lanegan. Sad loss - another lead singer from grunge in the 90's gone.

    Started by ac1, 23-02-2022 11:03 AM
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    23-02-2022, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  11. Moving to US to live and work?

    Seems itís harder than ever right now. I have plenty time on my hands to sort out and job hunt (probably looking to go late this year) but the impression Iím getting is employers arenít really doing sponsorship for visas just now? Any experts on here any tips or opinions on whether that is the...

    Started by WeeRussell, 18-02-2022 11:29 AM
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    19-02-2022, 09:28 AM Go to last post
  12. Edinburgh and Midlothian/East Lothian Gyms

    So I'm a member at PureGym at Fort Kinnaird, and it's always stupidly busy and it's mega frustrating. Someone was telling me it's currently the 4th busiest PureGym in the UK! Which is mental when you consider London, Manchester etc.. I've been having a look online at other gyms within a...

    Started by Hibs90, 31-01-2022 07:45 PM
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    10-02-2022, 07:29 PM Go to last post
  13. Aftershave

    We're all men of the 21st century :greengrin Whats your fave aftershave then. Paco Rabanne Invictus currently my flavour of the month. Red Rush YSL not bad either. Hibs defeat my least favourite. Must be some Brut fans on this site :greengrin

    Started by Lancs Harp, 04-12-2021 09:26 PM
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    10-02-2022, 09:22 AM Go to last post
  14. Getting over a defeat

    Pretty disappointing today. Operation recovery, Fine glass or two of red, Stones documentary on the box, marinated chicken wings and associated sides, pretty chill. What you up to? Coping?

    Started by Lancs Harp, 29-01-2022 09:06 PM
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    09-02-2022, 02:49 PM Go to last post
  15. Music that changed you

    Music has always been a huge part of my life but thereís only ever been 1 moment in my life when I just stood back and thought wow. For me it was at the Calton Studios in the mid 90s, it was a pretty normal club night and I was there as I was was most weeks and a band called Force Mass Motion came...

    Started by lord bunberry, 21-01-2022 01:38 AM
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    31-01-2022, 08:25 PM Go to last post
  16. Favourite Music Video

    Was tempted to put this in the pet peeves thread or the you know your getting old when thread as I’m essentially moaning about the lost art of the music video. I miss the days when a bit of thought or humour was put into a music video. What’s everyone’s favourite music video? A few of mine are:...

    Started by The Modfather, 25-01-2022 11:02 PM
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    31-01-2022, 08:16 PM Go to last post
  17. A stonking read.

    Among the Ďfavouriteí type threads on this forum, I donít recollect seeing an Ďoutstanding bookí one (apologies if there is one). Iím not an avid reader but enjoy a really good book. Somebody gave me a copy of ĎI Am Pilgrimí by Terry Hayes for Christmas and I canít put it down.

    Started by Jim44, 01-01-2022 03:17 PM
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    30-01-2022, 08:12 PM Go to last post
  18. Heated Gillet

    No, not a new player but my Xmas pressie. I suffer quite badly from the cold and last night was the first time I got to try out the vest and I have to say itís a game changer! No more wearing layers of clothing for me so now watching the footy Iím just bored instead of freezing and bored lol ...

    Started by Irish_Steve, 21-01-2022 10:22 AM
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    23-01-2022, 11:21 PM Go to last post
  19. I'm looking for a locksmith.

    I need a bog standard yale type lock fitted to a door that's never had one fitted before. Do any dotnetters do this type of work, in Leith? Has anyone had something similar done who can give me recommendation and an indication of the cost?

    Started by Jack, 12-07-2018 01:00 PM
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    18-01-2022, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  20. Best razors?

    I've always been a blade man (never enjoyed using electric razors) and just wondering what folk find best? Forgot my trusty Gillette Sensor when away recently and bought a Harry's razor as a stand-in. Found it a bit strange with the 'flat' blades rather than an angled blade but it may just require...

    Started by G B Young, 18-02-2020 10:11 AM
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    17-01-2022, 03:36 AM Go to last post
  21. Nostalgia

    Has anyone become a tourist in their youth during the covid pandemic? By this I mean doing things you used to do as a bairn but gave up as you got older. I've recently started collecting old subbuteo stuff and having a wee shot every now and again, still as much fun and a great stress reliever I...

    Started by ErinGoBraghHFC, 10-01-2022 10:55 PM
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    11-01-2022, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  22. The Beatles new 'Let It Be' film

    Where is it available? I want to see it, but is it cinema, PPV or what?

    Started by Hibernia&Alba, 28-11-2021 09:51 PM
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  23. Microsoft Planner

    I was wondering if anyone uses MS Planner at all? I'm in the process of transferring project plans out of Trello in to Planner and there seems to be character limitations that make no sense. Some of the checklists seem to accommodate more text than others. I've check the ms forums and can't find...

    Started by Fuzzywuzzy, 06-01-2022 09:10 AM
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  24. Horrendous Christmas dinners

    Another year and another plate of absolute ***** served up at the in-laws. Absolute *****! How do you break it to the wife that you simply can't stomach it every year?

    Started by H18 SFR, 25-12-2019 03:43 PM
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    05-01-2022, 08:08 AM Go to last post
  25. Best Christmas cracker jokes and riddles

    What is wrong if it's pronounced right, but is right if it's pronounced wrong?

    Started by Hibbyradge, 25-12-2021 03:04 PM
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    01-01-2022, 01:49 PM Go to last post
  26. Xmas lights

    Ok, itís past now and you need to dismantle the light show around your house. Are you a ď put everything back in the box it came out ofĒ Or ď just grab them and stuff them into a box/cupboard till next yearĒ sort of person?

    Started by HibbyDave, 29-12-2021 05:00 PM
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    30-12-2021, 04:04 PM Go to last post
  27. Santaís

    What makes a good Santa? I was just watching shakin stevens video that was filmed in Lapland and the Santa there is obviously the daddy amongst the Santa community. I reckon heís natural, thatís his real hair and beard, the guy I saw at Cameron Toll a few years ago couldnít even keep his fake beard...

    Started by lord bunberry, 24-12-2021 08:59 PM
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    27-12-2021, 11:02 PM Go to last post
  28. Reading The Bible in full as a non-believer

    Having always been an avid reader, one of the glaring omissions from my reading experiences has been The Bible. Though it's been the cornerstone of Western civilization for two thousand years and is the biggest selling book in history, I had so far managed to avoid it. We had a Bible in the house...

    Started by Hibernia&Alba, 07-08-2021 11:09 PM
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    25-12-2021, 10:55 PM Go to last post
  29. Album of the year

    Interested in hearing what people would consider to be the best album of 2021, and yes I do insist on one album as opposed to a list! I'm saying 'As Days Get Dark' by Arab Strap. Very rarely does a band reunite and put out their best album but it's an absolute corker.

    Started by Northernhibee, 08-12-2021 06:29 PM
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    18-12-2021, 07:42 PM Go to last post
  30. Shades pub

    There is a poster on the Facebook I Love Edinburgh page trying to find Alec and Susie Gibb from Shades pub. My, admittedly patchy memory thinks Shades was connected to Erich Schaedler, and, can anyone help?

    Started by AltheHibby, 04-12-2021 10:46 PM
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    18-12-2021, 02:22 PM Go to last post
  31. Crisp sandwich, yes or no?

    White bread buttered with choice of decent chips. Surely there won't be many no answers....

    Started by HH81, 08-12-2021 05:11 PM
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    18-12-2021, 09:57 AM Go to last post
  32. Your dream menu

    Inspired/stolen from the wonderful Off Menu podcast, thought I'd start a thread with one on here. Water - still or sparkling? Poppadoms or bread? Starter? Main course?

    Started by Northernhibee, 14-12-2021 01:03 PM
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    16-12-2021, 09:59 PM Go to last post
  33. A sad day

    Sad to see the passing of Mike Nesmith, Steve Bronski and Mensi today. As a big fan of the angelic upstarts the latter saddens me most. A band who released some absolute classic singles and a few brilliant albums. Hard to count how many times I'd seen them live. https://youtu.be/owrVQebWCtc

    Started by degenerated, 10-12-2021 08:42 PM
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    11-12-2021, 10:13 PM Go to last post
  34. Chess

    Is anyone on here good at chess? And how do you get better? I used to play with my grandad when I was a kid, I used to think he was a sort of Bonnyrigg grand master at it. When I beat him I celebrated like David Gray in 2016. Unfortunately as i got older, and proper chess players were handing...

    Started by hibsbollah, 04-05-2020 08:11 AM
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    05-12-2021, 12:10 PM Go to last post
  35. Can dogs see different colours?

    Is it possible to train a dog to growl, bark and generally get angry when it sees maroon. Not asking for a friend.

    Started by Hibbyradge, 28-11-2021 04:42 PM
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    05-12-2021, 08:55 AM Go to last post
  36. The new Matrix movie.

    I've been looking forward to this for years. Loved all 3 original movies but fear i am going to dissapointed if the short trailers are anything to go by. It looks like its just a reboot of the first film. Gutted

    Started by sleeping giant, 26-11-2021 03:11 PM
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    29-11-2021, 07:38 PM Go to last post
  37. You know you're getting older when.......

    You plan more sprouts than spuds for the Sunday roast.

    Started by Hibrandenburg, 07-02-2021 02:53 PM
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    16-11-2021, 10:40 AM Go to last post
  38. Funny Comedy Sketches

    I thought I'd start a thread for our favourite short comedy sketches, new or old, that bring a smile to your face. I'm gonna get the ball rolling with one that might bring more of a grimace to your face than a smile, but anyway.... The origin of the sound of the Bee Gees

    Started by Keith_M, 08-10-2021 06:05 PM
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    13-11-2021, 07:11 PM Go to last post
  39. Techno music thread

    I was wondering if there was any old techno music fans amongst us. I spent a huge part of the 90s in clubs and all nighters like rezerection. If so give us some of your favourite tunes. Iíll start. https://youtu.be/fxym7aNqVYU not my favourite song, but one I just remembered.

    Started by lord bunberry, 17-01-2018 05:08 PM
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    12-11-2021, 01:56 AM Go to last post
  40. E10 Petrol

    Anybody noticed a bigger drop in fuel consumption than the 1 or 2% that has been mentioned? I've just used my second tank and have averaged 3.6% less mpg than my previous. Same routine journeys as before.

    Started by Killiehibbie, 01-09-2021 03:19 PM
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 2,684
    10-11-2021, 12:16 PM Go to last post

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