Monday 30 November 2015

Manitoba envy

Despite massive need for flat-pack furniture following the earthquake, Christchurch didn't manage to get an Ikea.* And there's yet no Ikea anywhere in New Zealand.

Last month, Christchurch people got mad that a Wendy's wanted to serve beer.

Meanwhile, Winnipeg's Ikea serves beer and wine.

* Trading on the iPredict market on whether there would be a Christchurch Ikea went as high as 18%. But Simon Bridges said we can't have iPredict any more, so I suppose there can't be a contract on whether we'll ever get an Ikea. So we're as bad as Manitoba on the predictions-market front now.

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