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by thegeek
Fri 18 Oct, 2019 06.57
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2266
Views: 471084

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

The rest of the BT monolith appears to have taken in the new letters-in-a-circle branding - at least it's on BT.com now.
by thegeek
Thu 22 Aug, 2019 16.51
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Yet another Morrisons thread
Replies: 1112
Views: 215517

Re: Yet another Morrisons thread

GMc wrote:
Wed 21 Aug, 2019 17.06
Morrisons are proposing to close four stores: Ince, Shirley, Swindon Regent Circus and Crawley.
Shirley? You can't be serious!
by thegeek
Sun 04 Aug, 2019 19.21
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1606
Views: 292725

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Spud-u-like have rather abruptly shut up shop.

Little-known-fact: they were once owned by BSM.
by thegeek
Fri 02 Aug, 2019 06.31
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2266
Views: 471084

Re: Another High Street Rebrand

Does anyone know anything about ‘Books & Stationers Limited’, it seems to be a company that runs some WHSmith stores. I note this from a receipt I got from WHS where the info on the back makes no reference to WHSmith and even gives a customer service email address customer.[email protected]...
by thegeek
Fri 02 Aug, 2019 05.46
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Very Official McDonalds (and other fast food outlets) Thread
Replies: 233
Views: 32232

Re: The Very Official McDonalds (and other fast food outlets) Thread

Does that mean the main signage is going back to being bright red instead of olive green? Is that a McDonald's UK thing, or do they use the green elsewhere? It does feel 'right', especially in high street facias - but it doesn't feel like it would fit in as well in other countries. [edit] Having sp...
by thegeek
Mon 29 Jul, 2019 15.48
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Unofficial Sainsbury's Thread
Replies: 603
Views: 116536

Re: The Unofficial Sainsbury's Thread

Here's some footage the BBC uncovered of a peculiar Telegraph journalist in a Sainsbury's in 1998
by thegeek
Wed 24 Jul, 2019 10.26
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board
Replies: 8633
Views: 1015879

Re: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board

The curse of TV Forum: I've just seen someone at work using JetixFann450's mock BT Sport logo on an internal document.
by thegeek
Wed 24 Jul, 2019 06.40
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: High Street chain collapse sweepstake
Replies: 1606
Views: 292725

Re: High Street chain collapse sweepstake

Here's another 'collapse as in roof collapse' kind of post. On Monday, while The Mall's PR team were tweeting this: https://mobile.twitter.com/MallWalthamstow/status/1153206327696592896 Here's what the 'earlier incident' was looking like: https://mobile.twitter.com/LondonFire/status/1153206449281142...
by thegeek
Tue 23 Jul, 2019 12.08
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The next big leader?
Replies: 175
Views: 23235

Re: The next big leader?

Square Eyes wrote:
Sat 09 May, 2015 21.06
What are the plans for Boris's coronation anyway ? Surely the Tories are going to have a period of handover pre the next election.
Well, it was bound to happen eventually.
by thegeek
Fri 12 Jul, 2019 16.54
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Public Transport in your particular part of the region
Replies: 382
Views: 61457

Re: Public Transport in your particular part of the region

Maybe not such a crazy idea, given the road network in that part of the world: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/ne ... per-train/
by thegeek
Fri 05 Jul, 2019 14.57
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Another High Street Rebrand
Replies: 2266
Views: 471084

Re: Another High Street Rebrand



I wonder how Jezza ended up using the version of the logo used between 1998 and 2000?