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    Indeed. A load of blx going on in some parts I'm...

    Indeed. A load of blx going on in some parts I'm afraid. The longer this goes on the more difficulty they'll have keeping a lid on it.
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  2. Thread: Pub Snacks

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    To drift the thread a little I once had a work...

    To drift the thread a little I once had a work colleague who thought that buying a round of packets of crisps, whether anyone wanted any or not, got him out of buying a proper round. Bloody annoying...
  3. Thread: Pub Snacks

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    At its worse the evil practice of rushing you a...

    At its worse the evil practice of rushing you a couple of quid for a huge bowl of stale nuts bought in bulk from the cash and carry. I sometimes ask for a packet of salted peanuts knowing full well...
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    Cafe Rouge Coventry

    Cafe Rouge

    Now called the Mulberry

    Open in theory.

    https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/first-look-inside-coventrys-newest-18019723
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    There's a thing called the Alcohol Wholesaler...

    There's a thing called the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme - I would imagine they would have an Authorised Company Representative: read brewer as wholesaler too.

    Yes of course they are...
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    I've been 45 for some time now. But more and...

    I've been 45 for some time now. But more and more white hairs may require an upward revision.
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    Depends. At its worst you find a smallish bar...

    Depends.

    At its worst you find a smallish bar counter with a horseshoe of punters from one end to the other. Your task is to obtain four drinks, which means standing in the middle of the...
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    Brilliant.

    Brilliant.
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    There are many who think "keeping" a pub is some...

    There are many who think "keeping" a pub is some sort of hobby. In a way it was in times of old when it was the sort of thing retired army and police officers, having a pension to fall back on. ...
  10. Thread: Pub Scores

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    Everyone's median score is usually in the sixes...

    Everyone's median score is usually in the sixes or sevens, which at first I put down to a natural desire to give places the benefit of the doubt. But then it struck me it reflects the places we...
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    Unrated 29 1 12 2 34 3 28 4 37 5 82 6 103...

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    Having a drink of Hogs Back 5 Hop lager and it's...

    Having a drink of Hogs Back 5 Hop lager and it's a nice drink. Seldom drink bitter at home, to me it's a very different drink to cask which I don't enjoy nearly as much. Part of it is temperature,...
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    Just got my copy of Wots Bruin. About 90% of the...

    Just got my copy of Wots Bruin. About 90% of the content is now meaningless. It probably went to print a week or so ago but I do wonder why they bothered mailing it out.
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    A shareholder revolt can't be far off if he...

    A shareholder revolt can't be far off if he carries on like this. They hate reputational damage.

    JD Wetherspoon refuses to pay suppliers until lockdown ends
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    "This means people can continue to enter premises...

    "This means people can continue to enter premises to access takeaway services, including delivery drivers. Planning regulation will be changed to enable restaurants, cafes and pubs which do not...
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    That was a ban on alcohol, not pubs.

    That was a ban on alcohol, not pubs.
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    I did wonder in another thread if those places...

    I did wonder in another thread if those places which double as the village shop might, how should I put it, let the locals watch their Sky Sport for an hour while they pack their groceries.
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    Libraries round our way are all closed but they...

    Libraries round our way are all closed but they have an electronic service with lots of downloadable books, magazines and newspapers. I'm sure most other libraries have similar systems.
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    Well I wish I was a lawyer. I'm sure someone...

    Well I wish I was a lawyer. I'm sure someone will indulge in juicy but ultimately doomed litigation, doubtless all the way to the Supreme Court. Plenty of money to be made.

    If you do keep your...
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    UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson tells cafes,...

    UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson tells cafes, pubs and restaurants to close tonight
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    Wetherspoons boss says UK pubs will stay open as...

    Wetherspoons boss says UK pubs will stay open as long as possible

    He said that people getting the virus early and becoming immune could be beneficial

    Keep your fingers crossed you get the...
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    Must admit I've always found the invisibility of...

    Must admit I've always found the invisibility of closed pubs, temporary or not, an irritant, if not a life-threatening one.

    Would a "show closed pubs" button be possible, so those who don't want...
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    It would be helpful if the weather warmed up a...

    It would be helpful if the weather warmed up a bit. They could then at least allow outdoor drinking though that rather screws inner-city pubs. But I suspect London will be shut down by the weekend...
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    Brewdog to make hand sanitiser ...

    Brewdog to make hand sanitiser


    https://twitter.com/BrewDog/status/1240208876408123393
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