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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by United57, Oct 18, 2013.

  1. littleme

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    I'm liking the later opening hours....I've just (8.30pm) been on a Gin run, & Lidl was completely empty apart from one other customer - my kind of shopping :)
     
  2. Carole

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    It's no wonder you need that gin after the day you've had.

    Done the ironing yet? :rolleyes:
     
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  3. Gramaisc

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    After eight in Lidl is just how it used to be in the evening before "everybody else" discovered it - I have considered taking the "new opening hours" banner down...
     
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  4. littleme

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    They're digging up the middle of Lidl car park, I'm not sure why, but a good few spaces are blocked off which is causing major chaos on what seems to be pension day....
     
  5. Gramaisc

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    The front or the side car park?

    The side one seems likely to be mutilated by the WAR.
     
  6. littleme

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    Sorry, middle of the front car park. There's a couple of mini diggers, piles of bricks, lots of metal fencing & red tape - maybe they're digging up the mini-trees & the raised area to the left (when facing Lidl) in the hope of gaining a space or two before the side parking is lost to the WAR?
     
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    WAR, what is it good for?

    Moving congestion 300m up the road!
     
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    Now that is very strange. They have dug up the middle of my local Lidl too. It's causing chaos.
     
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    More proof of quantum entanglement :strange:
     
  10. Gramaisc

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    Mmm, I just had a look - it does seem a bit odd, it's not clear what the point is.

    They have done quite a bit of work around the site in recent months, mostly out-of-sight - a whole new cooling system and renovation of the delivery access, amongst other things.
     
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    Trolley bay?
     
  12. Gramaisc

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    There already is one along the front of the shop - I would be surprised if they sacrifice parking spaces that are about to become even more limited by the WAR.
     
  13. littleme

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    I had to go back later in the day, all the seem to of done was to pave the small raised area with some black bricks.....I'm not sure why they need 2 diggers for that?!
     
  14. Gramaisc

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    It does look like that is the idea - those "flower beds" have suffered badly from Day 1 - they get driven over and churned up - they did have big rocks on for a while (now stored round the back*), but people just kept hitting them as well.

    * with the blue posts that got knocked down.


    I did see the Pied Piper trying to coax the ducks back to the river, as they had made a concerted effort to get into the shop.
     
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  15. littleme

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    More digging up of Lidl car park, this time to the left of the store if you're facing it....
     
  16. Gramaisc

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    I wonder if they might open up the car-park "circuit", in response to the buggering up of the side car-park by the WAR?
     
  17. littleme

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    Oooh maybe....
     
  18. littleme

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    I noticed earlier, whilst buying gin & shoeing ducks, that from the 1st July - Lidl will be open till 10pm!
     
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    I do hope you really were and weren't just shooing them off.

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  20. Gramaisc

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    According to inside information, this is a response to Aldi. Few people have even spotted the extra hour to 9pm so far.
     

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