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by Whataday
Fri 09 Oct, 2020 09.59
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: APFS wiki 2002
Replies: 17
Views: 1707

Re: APFS wiki 2002

TSW 1995-1996 and the TV-am one. I thought I was the dogs bollocks for submitting video mocks. I don't think they're preserved in all their glory though.
by Whataday
Fri 09 Oct, 2020 09.54
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Adverts that irritate and entertain
Replies: 1243
Views: 277100

Re: Adverts that irritate and entertain

He does their radio ads too and sounds like a competition winner been given the chance to speak on air.
by Whataday
Thu 08 Oct, 2020 13.43
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: APFS wiki 2002
Replies: 17
Views: 1707

Re: APFS wiki 2002

How I cringe at my contributions.
by Whataday
Fri 02 Oct, 2020 22.49
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread
Replies: 1674
Views: 493927

Re: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread

Walmart retains a minority stake so will be represented on the new board. This will ensure Asda continues to benefit from strong buying power and should avoid any technical nightmares. The deal includes George, and Asda has today made a commitment to remain a price leader in the supermarket fuel sec...
by Whataday
Fri 02 Oct, 2020 11.38
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread
Replies: 1674
Views: 493927

Re: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread

Asda sale confirmed, putting the store under British ownership again.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-54383131

I expect this to lead to a rapid expansion in convenience stores.
by Whataday
Tue 29 Sep, 2020 17.01
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Adverts that irritate and entertain
Replies: 1243
Views: 277100

Re: Adverts that irritate and entertain

Anyone else noticed the plethora of LGBTQ+ folk being "used" in adverts lately? A gay couple advertising broadband internet. A lesbian couple advertising a car buying/renting company. Trans individuals pushing Starbucks coffee. Is my innate cynicism justified in thinking that - much like big corps ...
by Whataday
Mon 28 Sep, 2020 21.46
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 268
Views: 34526

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

scottishtv wrote: Wed 23 Sep, 2020 20.26 I guess that's just it. Wondered if I was missing something more. Just realised there's five Prets in my city now (and another at the airport) but still easily dwarfed by numbers of Subway/Greggs.
At the new BBC Wales HQ there's a Pret and Greggs next door to each other!
by Whataday
Wed 23 Sep, 2020 19.58
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 268
Views: 34526

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

Pret skews middle class London based journalists pretty highly.

See also the way every journalist spoke about Greggs sausage rolls as if they were from another planet, the last time they were in the news.
by Whataday
Wed 23 Sep, 2020 19.49
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Unofficial Sainsbury's Thread
Replies: 620
Views: 168949

Re: The Unofficial Sainsbury's Thread

I know a few members of Argos staff that were redeployed to Sainsburys Click & Collect due to the huge demand over lockdown. Demand for the service is still strong and I'd imagine they see this as a priority over re-opening Argos stores which probably make relatively less.
by Whataday
Tue 08 Sep, 2020 00.28
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Adverts that irritate and entertain
Replies: 1243
Views: 277100

Re: Adverts that irritate and entertain

They're... weird. It's nice to hear the classic Asda theme again though.

by Whataday
Wed 29 Jul, 2020 16.35
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board
Replies: 9004
Views: 1434508

Re: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board

For a good few months the place really seems to have taken a turn for the worse. A handful of times since I left I've had a browse for any glimmers of hope but it just feels a such an ugly environment to me now.