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by cwathen
Thu 04 Jul, 2024 21.28
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: There an election this year.....
Replies: 122
Views: 12244

Re: There an election this year.....

Probably the small matter of knowing that the TV News won't be able to do a newspaper review tomorrow morning. Therefore get the cover published in the afternoon to get the free publicity from the tv news. Anyone else think maybe it's time we had a look at this? It's already a rather 1920s rather t...
by cwathen
Wed 03 Jul, 2024 16.18
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: There an election this year.....
Replies: 122
Views: 12244

Re: There an election this year.....

Indeed The Sun have endorsed Labour at the 11th hour. I wonder how long that front page has been waiting in the wings for 'Time for a new manager (and we don't mean sack Southgate' reads awfully like the big sports news is supposed to be England out of the Euros, but we're still (somehow) in them.
by cwathen
Tue 02 Jul, 2024 16.45
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: There an election this year.....
Replies: 122
Views: 12244

Re: There an election this year.....

Whilst I hate the paper, I'm a little surprised the S*n haven't endorsed anyone yet. Which suggests, they're expecting a Labour victory but aren't feeling too strongly about endorsing them. There's reports The Sun will never endorse Labour with Starmer as leader when he was DPP during the phone hac...
by cwathen
Tue 02 Jul, 2024 10.41
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: There an election this year.....
Replies: 122
Views: 12244

Re: There an election this year.....

The last two times the government changed, in 2010 a Labour win was doubtless thought privately to be unlikely, and in 1997 Tory defeat was doubtless privately thought to be inevitable, yet publicly the incumbent government still campaigned like a thumping majority could be delivered and it was all ...
by cwathen
Mon 24 Jun, 2024 21.56
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: There an election this year.....
Replies: 122
Views: 12244

Re: There an election this year.....

bilky asko wrote: Sun 23 Jun, 2024 20.41 I've had the biggest variety of leaflets I can remember for a General Election.
As ever, nothing whatsoever where I live.
I also can't think of anyone I've spoken to who has said they'll vote Conservative, including at least one lifelong voter.
Add me to that list.
by cwathen
Sat 08 Jun, 2024 10.20
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: There an election this year.....
Replies: 122
Views: 12244

Re: There an election this year.....

dosxuk wrote: Fri 07 Jun, 2024 21.58 I see tonight's election debate was apparently organised by the ghost of Anglia TV
Like a mashup from Anglia's breakbumper and the purple GR/\N/\D/\ era endcaps :D
by cwathen
Fri 07 Jun, 2024 21.14
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: There an election this year.....
Replies: 122
Views: 12244

Re: There an election this year.....

D Day has got to be Sunak's "bigoted woman" moment right? An absolutely extraordinary own goal of monumental proportions. That image of Cameron with three actual current world leaders is quite something. There's four more weeks but surely, surely it can't get worse than this?! Labour were...
by cwathen
Tue 28 May, 2024 14.59
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: There an election this year.....
Replies: 122
Views: 12244

Re: There an election this year.....

Not even been a week and the Tory campaign has gone horribly. National service? Are they trying not to get votes or something? What I find slightly hilarious about the musings of the 'bring back national service - share if you agree!' mob is how unlikely it is that any of them either actually did i...
by cwathen
Tue 07 May, 2024 22.17
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Old supermarket signage
Replies: 39
Views: 5449

Re: Old supermarket signage

To add to the 'not actually still open but only recently closed category', Iceland Bedminster still sported this look until it shut in February 2023: https://www.bristolworld.com/news/iceland-closure-bedminster-st-catherine-place-4035048 Staying in Bristol, Tesco Metro on Broadmead still had 1980's ...
by cwathen
Mon 22 Apr, 2024 11.43
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What happened to TV mocks?
Replies: 12
Views: 3971

Re: What happened to TV mocks?

When those sites, and TV presentation sites were in their heyday, it was (rather terrifyingly) 20+ years ago. A few things have changed significantly since then. Firstly, the mocks of fictional companies you mention were built off an interest in mocks of existing ones existing earlier/later than the...
by cwathen
Wed 17 Apr, 2024 20.56
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Barclays and other non-Lloyds/TSB Bank thread
Replies: 248
Views: 155845

Re: The Barclays and other non-Lloyds/TSB Bank thread

I wonder how much of this is Nationwide trying to get a better online banking platform? Their current IT is well in need of an overhaul, whereas much of Virgin Money is quite modern - I have a feeling it's based on Clydesdale's short-lived B brand. That said, I recently opened an ISA with them and ...