Who should we be boycotting?

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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby Tangled Metal » 13 Feb 2019, 8:07am

pwa wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Bottled water, boycotting that is a no-brainer, and pognophobic organisations
Is w*****spoons pognophobic?

As far as I know Wetherspoons have no problem with beards. Where do you get these notions?

I boycott hipster originated fashions but that doesn't make me pognophobic just not someone with short, tight trousers, no socks, a beard and ride a brightly coloured single speed about an up and coming part of town. Short back and sides with at most a bit of I can't be bothered shaving today stubble.

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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby brynpoeth » 15 Feb 2019, 1:10am

Used to spend a lot at the local wholefood store but I boycott it now
It has gone "upmarket", sells many products from the far side of the world, the new branch has shelves laid out to force one to go buy (*) the bottled water when one wants to go straight to the till, it has plenty of parking for chelsea tractors
Minusplus, parking is free but tickets are issued if one parks too long

A**i food store has better cheaper local stuff
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Boycotted shaving for many years, I am a pognophile :wink:
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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby brynpoeth » 6 Mar 2019, 5:32am

Some radio stations in the anglosphere are boycotting Michael Jackson
Should they upgrade to Elvis, Sibelius, Elgar, Beethoven?

Elvis Elgar? That could be me :wink:
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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby Patrickpioneer » 16 Mar 2019, 6:28am

Sportsdirect, he treats his staff like muck
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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby brynpoeth » 16 Mar 2019, 7:08am

I dared to look at a well-known motoring forum, pist on heads, and soon regretted it
One section of the forum about safety cameras and the like officially includes the word 'plod' in the title

Very disrespectful

Surely worth boycotting
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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby Cunobelin » 16 Mar 2019, 8:13am

I don’t know whether it is a boycott or not..... I would like to think that at least in part it is

I certainly a void Wetherspoons at the moment because I do not want to be subjected to the ranting of Tim Martin on the EU

However profits down 19%, and it is all the fault of “Remainers”

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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby brynpoeth » 16 Mar 2019, 8:26am

Positive thread alert, my vision: witherspoons withers away and is bought by waterstones for a pound, books not beer!
Maybe some good shall come out of This Madness :wink:
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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby Sweep » 16 Mar 2019, 8:34am

brynpoeth wrote:Positive thread alert, my vision: witherspoons withers away and is bought by waterstones for a pound, books not beer!
Maybe some good shall come out of This Madness :wink:

Oh the twaddle in this thread.
Waterstones is not without its troubles.
Wetherspoons profits may be down but sales and revenues are up.
I imagine there will be some adjustments.
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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby landsurfer » 16 Mar 2019, 8:37am

I like Wetherspoons .... good range of beer, foods good and theres always some interesting sights for people watching ... its fine for me ... :)
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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby PH » 16 Mar 2019, 10:36am

Cunobelin wrote:However profits down 19%, and it is all the fault of “Remainers”

Can you show anywhere he says that, or anything else that backs it up?
As usual, he uses the platform he has for a Brexit rant, but in the report I read he made no link between that and profits. His success as a publican gives him some celebrity and I dislike celebrates of all sorts spouting off on politics. They're as entitled to their opinion as much as anyone else, though I don't see why their success in one field should make their opinion in another carry more weight.

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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby firedfromthecircus » 19 Mar 2019, 6:29pm

Team Ineos.

Murdochs Sky was bad, and you had to hold your nose a little, but this is another league.

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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby Bonefishblues » 19 Mar 2019, 7:16pm

firedfromthecircus wrote:Team Ineos.

Murdochs Sky was bad, and you had to hold your nose a little, but this is another league.

Care to assist with an explanation as to why?

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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby brynpoeth » 19 Mar 2019, 7:19pm

firedfromthecircus wrote:Team Ineos.

Murdochs Sky was bad, and you had to hold your nose a little, but this is another league.

Hard to boycott, a little-known company whose products are ubiquitous, why does it sponsor a team, is there an advantage to being known about?
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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby brynpoeth » 31 Jul 2019, 5:49am

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Re: Who should we be boycotting?

Postby brynpoeth » 31 Jul 2019, 5:50am

Cunobelin wrote:I don’t know whether it is a boycott or not..... I would like to think that at least in part it is

I certainly a void Wetherspoons at the moment because I do not want to be subjected to the ranting of Tim Martin on the EU

However profits down 19%, and it is all the fault of “Remainers”

Time to downgrade the pubs to Whine Bars :wink:
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