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Chthonic asks: What's the naughtiest thing a boss has ever asked you to do? And did you do it? Or perhaps you are the boss and would like to confess.

(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 13:36)
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Mounds of hifi
Another tale from the trusty old Music and Video Exchange in London's Notting Hill Gate. New legislation meant we could no longer sell electrical goods if they weren't double insulated (they had to have a square-within-a-square logo to pass muster), though, due to the vagaries of the company's operating policies, we were still obliged to buy the stuff. As a result we found ourselves with an ever-growing heap of old silver hifi components mixed in with broken TVs and vacuum cleaners. Legendary entrepreneur / nutcase Brian stumbled across this heap one day and asked why we were throwing out stuff we should be selling.

"It's illegal to sell it" explained one of his entourage.
"Then we'll give it away" countered Brian.
"It's illegal to do that as well" came the reply.

After a few moments thought Brian came up with a classic piece of lateral thinking:

"Then we'll sell it for no money."

The lot went in a skip a couple of days later.
(, Thu 14 Jul 2011, 17:33, 1 reply)
Although I only get to London about once every six years, this is my favourite shop ever.

(, Thu 14 Jul 2011, 18:28, closed)

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