Posts tagged ‘ikea’

October 9, 2019


by duncanr

CNBC video explains how IKEA successfully parts folk from their money


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February 21, 2019

Mystery Novel

by duncanr


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November 23, 2018

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

by duncanr

customers to this Ikea store in Catania, Italy are greeted by an unusual sight . . .

the store allows stray dogs into the store to keep warm and cosy during cold autumn and winter months and they are fed and fussed by employees and customers

full story and more pics here

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] 😆