Posts tagged ‘ikea’

September 21, 2018

Where’s my Allen wrench?

by allthoughtswork


May 10, 2018

Lost Sock Memorial Day

by duncanr

yesterday, May 9th, was Lost Sock Memorial Day – yes, there is such a thing, apparently

more info – here

we’ve all been there, lost a favourite sock, been left wondering where it’s gone, why it left us, is it happy in its new life or forever pining for the life it once had and the loss of the the companionship it once shared with its mate ?

January 28, 2018

Ingvar Kamprad R.I.P.

by duncanr

BREAKING NEWS – Ingvar Kamprad, it has been announced, has died at his home in Småland. He was 91 yr old –

January 11, 2018

Ikea Pregnancy Test

by duncanr

pee on a page of the new Ikea catalogue, and if you’re pregnant, a lower price for the crib on that page will be revealed

hhmmm, must have been an interesting meeting when some one pitched that idea for a new sales promotion !

November 15, 2015

Ikea Instructions

by duncanr



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March 28, 2015

Anyone Got an Allen Key ?

by duncanr

Poor buggers – as if they didn’t have enough on their plate, things just got a whole lot worse !

The UN refugee agency has placed an order for 10,000 flat-pack refugee shelters designed by a social enterprise arm of furniture giant IKEA, with first delivery planned within months to camps across Iraq, where some 2.5 million people have been displaced by conflict (

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November 12, 2014

Lost in Ikea

by duncanr

ikea floor plan250a 12 yr old boy ran away from home after a row with his mother and was eventually found in a local IKEA store by police 6 days later –

[actually, they had a tip off he was there after Day 4 but it took them 2 days to find their way through the store] 😆

May 29, 2013

Attack of the Gnomes

by duncanr

Gnomes put up fierce resistance when their garden is invaded by aliens from Ikea

COMING SOON – Revenge of the Gnomes

P.S. I’m sure that was Nobbly at 50 secs mark in video

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March 5, 2013

Ikea Pulls Shitty Almond Cakes from Stores

by duncanr

pooAs if the almost daily reports of everyday meat products for sale in shops and takeaways in Europe found to contain not beef but horsemeat wasn’t enough to make folk think of changing their eating habits, Ikea has now withdrawn their Almond cakes from sale after tests showed they were contaminated with ‘Faecal’ Bacteria – that’s ‘shit’ to you and me ! 😯

Jeez, things are getting real bad now.

Thank goodness wine and chocolate are still O.K !

December 10, 2012

Ikea Monkey

by duncanr

ikea monkeycropA little fella (no it wasn’t nobbly!) wearing a coat to keep out the cold, surprised shoppers at an Ikea store in Toronto

The 7 month old rhesus macaque escaped from it’s cage in the back of it’s owner’s car while they were shopping and went off exploring on it’s own.

Animal Service were called out and Darwin, as they have named him, has been taken into care while they find him a suitable home.

[the owners have been fined – it being illegal in Canada to keep macaques as pets]

Click link to see short vid of Darwin trying to take the elevator to another floor –