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  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 53,510 Lives Here
    Asos the fast fashion company was originally called "as seen on screen".
  • kingstongrahamkingstongraham Posts: 14,792

    Asos the fast fashion company was originally called "as seen on screen".

    I remember it being set up - they sold cheap versions of what you saw celebrities wearing in TV shows and films, I think.
  • focuszing723focuszing723 Posts: 1,791
    edited 7 March

    How short Richi Sunak is. He's just 5ft 6".
  • elbowlohelbowloh Posts: 4,949


    How short Richi Sunak is. He's just 5ft 6".

    Same height as Napoleon.

    Just saying.
    Felt F1 2014
    Felt Z6 2012
    Red Arthur Caygill steel frame ??
    Tall....
  • shirley_bassoshirley_basso Posts: 3,990

    Asos the fast fashion company was originally called "as seen on screen".

    I remember it being set up - they sold cheap versions of what you saw celebrities wearing in TV shows and films, I think.
    I did know that. The first time I bought something from it was the bad mother fukker wallet from pulp fiction.
  • ballysmateballysmate Posts: 15,047
    That the next door neighbour paid 29k for a Ford Kuga and some of the roof panels are held on by velcro. :o
  • ddraverddraver Posts: 21,729


    We're in danger of confusing passion with incompetence
    - @ddraver
  • briantrumpetbriantrumpet Posts: 6,385
    ddraver said:




    No idea what that is... it looks like a small map with an unfortunate coffee spill on it.

    tl;dr - BR is rubbish these days for images, especially ones hosted on BR.
  • elbowlohelbowloh Posts: 4,949
    I think it's to demonstrate how big Japan is in relation to Europe.
    Felt F1 2014
    Felt Z6 2012
    Red Arthur Caygill steel frame ??
    Tall....
  • briantrumpetbriantrumpet Posts: 6,385
    elbowloh said:

    I think it's to demonstrate how big Japan is in relation to Europe.


    Ah, thanks. I was never good at those "What country is this the shape of?" questions on University Challenge.
  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 14,585
    People are going to extreme lengths to keep themselves occupied during lockdown.
    As long as it is harmless, crack on.
    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
    veronese68 wrote:
    PB is the most sensible person on here.
  • briantrumpetbriantrumpet Posts: 6,385
    Roses don't have thorns, merely 'prickles'. "Prickles are superficial, grow from the outer layer, whereas thorns are part of the basic structure of the plant (non-technical explanation)", as a friend explained.
  • ProssPross Posts: 26,121
    That Greece imported its royal family from Denmark in the 19th century as it didn't have one of its own after becoming an independent nation.
  • kingstongrahamkingstongraham Posts: 14,792
    Pross said:

    That Greece imported its royal family from Denmark in the 19th century as it didn't have one of its own after becoming an independent nation.

    Are they responsible for that weird walk the guards do?
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,799
    Cue ministry of silly walks.
    seanoconn - gruagach craic!
  • seanoconnseanoconn Posts: 7,159

    That the next door neighbour paid 29k for a Ford Kuga and some of the roof panels are held on by velcro. :o

    Why would anyone pay 30k for such an ugly fat lump of metal?
    Pinno, מלך אידיוט וחרא מכונאי
  • Never to believe bike buddy's description of a easy run out.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 53,510 Lives Here
    https://assets.bwbx.io/documents/users/iqjWHBFdfxIU/rSEzNw9cve9E/v0

    Goldman 1st year analysts are *really not happy*

    “The sleep deprivation, the treatment by senior bankers, the mental and physical stress…I’ve been through foster care and this is arguably worse”

  • surrey_commutersurrey_commuter Posts: 13,104
    edited 22 March

    https://assets.bwbx.io/documents/users/iqjWHBFdfxIU/rSEzNw9cve9E/v0

    Goldman 1st year analysts are *really not happy*

    “The sleep deprivation, the treatment by senior bankers, the mental and physical stress…I’ve been through foster care and this is arguably worse”

    Money doesn't sleep, if they want a firend get a dog
  • yorkshirerawyorkshireraw Posts: 1,417
    What CHIS stands for
  • elbowlohelbowloh Posts: 4,949
    They want to limit the working week to 80 hrs i think...
    Felt F1 2014
    Felt Z6 2012
    Red Arthur Caygill steel frame ??
    Tall....
  • rjsterryrjsterry Posts: 19,357
    Almost everything you think you know about the origin of Easter is made up.

    1985 Mercian King of Mercia - work in progress (Hah! Who am I kidding?)
    Pinnacle Monzonite

    Liberal metropolitan, remoaner, traitor, "sympathiser", etc.
  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 14,585
    That the term pagan was a christian construct to neatly define anyone not christian.
    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
    veronese68 wrote:
    PB is the most sensible person on here.
  • secretsamsecretsam Posts: 4,774
    pblakeney said:

    That the term pagan was a christian construct to neatly define anyone not christian.

    With Christianity, of course, being a made-up name to describe the latest religious group.

    It's just a hill. Get over it.
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