The Sex Pistols cause outrage after swearing on live TV

The Sex Pistols cause outrage after swearing on live TV

Have you ever sworn in a meeting at work as a result of a colleague goading you to say something controversial that resulted in national outrage? If you have, you’re not alone. Notorious punk rock group The Sex Pistols caused uproar in 1976 when they appeared on the prime time TV show Today with host…

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Accident Report Book – Road Construction Worker

Accident Report Book – Road Construction Worker

1.    About the person who had the accident: Name: Bill Jones Address: 23 Sycamore Lane, Barnsley, South Yorkshire Postcode: S71 2JH Occupation: Road Construction Operative 2.    About you the person filling in this record: Complete if you did not have the accident: Name: Dave Smith Address: 67 Stocks Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire Postcode: S75 6YJ…

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W1nners Club Problem Page – My colleagues think i’m tight fisted

W1nners Club Problem Page – My colleagues think i’m tight fisted

  Dear Darcus, My colleagues at work think I’m tight fisted. They may have a point in that I refuse to buy umbrellas to protect me from the rain and instead I use a 5p carrier bag to protect my head from the bad weather (it’s the same carrier bag I use for shopping B.T.W.)…

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A history of how it became possible to play Candy Crush on the daily commute: Part 1

A history of how it became possible to play Candy Crush on the daily commute: Part 1

Video games weren’t always the hi-tech, super-immersive entertainment form they are today. Back when The W1nners’ Club was nothing more than a twinkle in its father’s eye, people had to connect bulky wooden games consoles to their black and white television sets just to be able to indulge in any form of interactive entertainment. As…

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You’ve just been sacked…………why not set up your own record label?

You’ve just been sacked…………why not set up your own record label?

Here’s how to say ‘unemployment’ in some of the most random languages we can think of: Gortsazrkut’yun = Armenian Bēkāri = Bangla Nezaměstnanost = Czech Werkloosheid = Dutch Senlaboreco = Esperanto Bērōjagārī = Nepali Kubasa = Shona Arbetslöshet = Swedish Ho hloka mosebetsi = Sesotho Diweithdra = Welsh Ukungasebenzi = Zulu Now that we’ve got…

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The 5 best places to have sex in the office

The 5 best places to have sex in the office

A sultry smile over the photocopier, flushed cheeks by the watercooler, eruptive laughter at your terrible jokes – you may have all the elements in place for a workplace romance. Whilst this would never happen to anybody that works here at The W1nners’ Club, we have nevertheless put together a list of places in the…

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Apple loses $30bn after the launch of Apple Maps on iOS 6

Apple loses $30bn after the launch of Apple Maps on iOS 6

On 19th September 2012, Apple released the first incarnation of its map service on iOS, thus replacing Google Maps as the default mapping service for Apple operating systems. Subsequent to the initial launch, the company received unprecedented amounts of criticism from users and media for incorrect directions, a lack of support for public transportation users…

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IKEA launches a pre-destroyed furniture line for cats and dogs

IKEA launches a pre-destroyed furniture line for cats and dogs

  IKEA has just launched a new collection of pre-destroyed furniture designed exclusively for pets.   The Lurvig furniture range, which means “hairy” in Swedish, made its pilot launch in five countries at the start of October and was inspired by the IKEA Head Product Designer’s badly behaved pet collie ‘Hjalmar.’ IKEA Head Product Designer…

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eBay paid its 2016 corporation tax in selfie sticks

eBay paid its 2016 corporation tax in selfie sticks

  The UK arm of eBay paid its corporation tax last year in selfie sticks even though its US parent had total revenues from UK operations of $1.32bn (£1bn).   The company declined to confirm whether the selfie sticks in question were Bluetooth selfie sticks that are compatible with the i-phone 4, 5, 5s, 6…

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McDonalds to become a Chinese take away after the success of its Szechuan sauce

McDonalds to become a Chinese take away after the success of its Szechuan sauce

McDonalds has announced plans to turn itself into a Chinese take away chain after the recent success of its Szechuan sauce.   Despite being on sale for only a single day, no product relaunch has provoked an outpouring of such public emotion since Robin Thicke announced he was going back into the studio to record…

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