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25 Times Edinburgh Really Out-Edinburghed Itself

Potato croquettes served on a picture frame? Fuck right off.

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1. When a pizza restaurant tried to recycle dough.

2. And someone else created this food waste bin/car hybrid.

That's not how biofuels work.
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That's not how biofuels work.

3. When this guy had to build a house at 4 but be at a ceilidh at 5.

Only in Edinburgh; a tradie in a highvis kilt http://t.co/Q0IX4ihBcP

4. When someone ordered some potato croquettes and this nonsense showed up.

Croquettes served on a picture in a frame... Uh I think @WeWantPlates! #Edinburgh

5. And another poor, innocent soul had their coffee served to them like this.

Mini-shopping-trolley idiocy at a pop-up artisan coffee stall in Edinburgh's Waverley Market. (Pic: Odran Doherty)

6. When this restaurant decided to scar kids for life.

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7. And then this chippy went one step further.

Guys.
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Guys.

8. When this incredibly twee protest made the news.

Only in Edinburgh would a protest involve crochet.

9. When the age-old question "what is art" was finally answered by an ECA student.

So... Edinburgh College of Art pulled out the big guns this year. This is tiles with toilet gel disks. Yay art! #wtf

"Not this."

10. When this wee dram of wine cost more than a whole bottle.

#Dynamo #Edinburgh £7.50 for this tiny wine?! #bargain or #rip-off? Show better be worth it!

11. When the Christmas market finally went too far.

This is what £5 gets you at Edinburgh's Christmas, @edinburghpaper @Edinburgh_CC #ripoff #edinburghchristmas

12. And when Edinburgh Airport decided that this "breakfast roll" was worth £3.20.

13. When someone made this truly generous offer

Seen on Freecycle Edinburgh. Errr WTF? Really?

14. When this guy decided that busking was overrated.

15. When this garage owner was clearly having a slow day.

16. When Marchmont went all 28 Days Later.

17. And someone else wasted an afternoon doing this.

18. When René's relatives went "ah, fuck it, that'll do."

19. When it was hard to tell what the real crime was here: The break-in, or the food choices.

20. When a shop decided that sticking a boar's head in a pram was a great way to sell antiques.

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21. When even the criminals were dapper AF

22. When someone in Morningside came up with the most middle-class alternative to a pumpkin of all time.

Guising around South Edinburgh, where they make lanterns with leftover Waitrose peppers

23. When these guys made total fannies (and dicks) of themselves.

Things you see at the Edinburgh Festival #wtf

24. When someone took the time to create this delightful sculpture.

25. And, of course, when the city planners went one (giant) step further.

Stay classy, Edinburgh.
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Stay classy, Edinburgh.