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by JAS84
Tue 23 Jun, 2020 15.29
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Coronavirus - Strange times
Replies: 190
Views: 18652

Re: Coronavirus - Strange times

The 2 metre rule is getting eased and some things will reopen on 4th July, including hairdressers and pubs.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-53152416
by JAS84
Sun 21 Jun, 2020 16.01
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: New old games
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Re: New old games

If you like retro gaming, have you ever visited the website Vizzed? They have emulators that run in the browser. The site will need to prune them at the end of the year due to Flash's obsolesence, but they do have the modern multi-platform emulator RetroArch on there, which will still work. The game...
by JAS84
Sun 21 Jun, 2020 15.52
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1688
Views: 371044

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Go Outdoors is going into administration... despite being owned by JD Sports, who don't seem to be in trouble?
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53127083
by JAS84
Tue 16 Jun, 2020 16.42
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1688
Views: 371044

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Looks like trouble at Poundstretcher, if landlords don't reduce the rent, half the chain could go.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53063278

Incidentally, the article says that they own Bargain Buys... that's not right, is it? Bargain Buys was part of Poundworld.
by JAS84
Sat 13 Jun, 2020 17.48
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board
Replies: 8802
Views: 1213931

Re: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board

And now finished. The new look has gone live.
by JAS84
Sat 13 Jun, 2020 17.20
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1688
Views: 371044

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Why is Sports Direct's website saying there's no stores within 20 miles of Hull? There's two in Hull (one on Kingswood and one in the city centre). They'd better not have decided not to reopen them!
https://www.sportsdirect.com/Stores/Sea ... 6081&sd=50
by JAS84
Sat 13 Jun, 2020 14.41
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board
Replies: 8802
Views: 1213931

Re: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board

A spinning cube with TV on each side, and it's semi-transparent. That's some impressive coding. And yes, it is reminiscent of the 1987-1993 ITV Schools roto! And since it's not the standard downtime graphic they've used previously, looks like a relaunch is coming. Asa had said he was working on a fo...
by JAS84
Wed 10 Jun, 2020 17.15
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1688
Views: 371044

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Branch closures for Frankie and Benny's, Accessorize, Monsoon, and Quiz.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52990612
by JAS84
Mon 08 Jun, 2020 11.02
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1688
Views: 371044

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Image

Yeah, that does look nice.
https://inglesbakery.co.uk/our-rebrand/
by JAS84
Fri 05 Jun, 2020 18.01
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1688
Views: 371044

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Victoria's Secret is in administration.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52938462
by JAS84
Tue 14 Apr, 2020 16.45
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1688
Views: 371044

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Now Oasis and Warehouse are about to go into administration:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52285231