Habitat (and many other businesses) DEAD

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  1. Iguana

    Iguana Iguana come over?

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    Oh apparently that bitch DID die already - it first went into administration in 2011.
     
  2. Iguana

    Iguana Iguana come over?

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    As in, where were they when you needed them most?
     
  3. Rhythmbarbican

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    HMV saved by Horizon Records, 27 stores will be closing though. :(
     
  4. Diddy

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    Sunrise records?
     
  5. Rhythmbarbican

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  6. Diddy

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    Yeah but who are Horizon records? Is it an imprint of Harpic?
     
  7. octophone

    octophone a wonderful wooden reason

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    Are you drunk AGAIN? :D

    Parent company of Sunrise. The speculation that the Sunrise brand would be launched appears to have been ill-founded. For now, anyway.
     
  8. Diddy

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    How rude! I’ll have you know I’m STILL drunk
     
  9. Shirley

    Shirley YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS

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    You're thinking of VIAKAL RECORDS, home of BELINDA AND THE BLEACH SNIFFERS and other quality acts
     
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  10. Rhythmbarbican

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    FlyBMI in administration, all flights cancelled.
     
  11. Diddy

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    Never heard of them! Do they charge different prices based on your BMI?
     
  12. David_5000

    David_5000 I'll dance alone

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    Used to be British Midland, then bmibaby, then Flybmi I think.
     
  13. Indie

    Indie Skeptopotamus

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    Airlines do appear to be fucked at the moment. I can't trust any smaller airlines (unless my insurance is very good)
     
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  14. wendy the goat

    wendy the goat PS1 Hagrid is sick of your shit

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    Officers Club was still going? I thought that whore died in the early noughties.
     
  15. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Giraffe closing 27 of its 87 branches
     
  16. Indie

    Indie Skeptopotamus

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    Oh no
     
  17. SDF

    SDF The Wait is Over

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    Giraffe?! I (literally) don’t know her
     
  18. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    It's where middle class people take their children instead of McDonald's
     
  19. Ag

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    I went to Giraffe once and thought it was shit.

    My only other knowledge about Giraffe is that a mental patient tried to bomb one years back.
     
  20. octophone

    octophone a wonderful wooden reason

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    Giraffe was started by Tesco but they sold it off because they didn't think it could turn a big enough profit (IIRC)>
     
  21. Indie

    Indie Skeptopotamus

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    Nope. Although they did buy it for a bit and sell it again.
     
  22. Star

    Star Homo Secretary (OB)

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    Aww I liked their little giraffe drinks stirrers
     
  23. Indie

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    I think I've been once. Blame Kitty Kat.

    Generally it's the kind of out-of-town shovel-and-feed nonsense I refuse to go anywhere near (see also: Chiquitos, Bella Italia, TFI Fridays, frankie and benny's etc etc etc)
     
  24. octophone

    octophone a wonderful wooden reason

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    Ah, OK. This was in the period where Tesco were aiming for world domination before the got done for false accounting (basically) at which point they shut down and sold off a whole load of stuff. So I was never quite sure what they'd started and what they'd bought.
     
  25. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    Every time I’ve tried to go to Giraffe it’s been overrun by rampant children like a playground, so I just turn around and go elsewhere.
     
  26. dmlaw

    dmlaw Democracy doesn't work

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    I think I've only ever been to Giraffe whilst in an airport, and you're not exactly expecting great food there anyway.
     

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