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The Metro development story

 
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austin-towers
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:52 pm    Post subject: The Metro development story Reply with quote

This is great!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaB6U-E4ZqI
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Sheefag
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That video (without the French advert in it) was sent out to all dealers as part of the Metro launch.

I did the AV, such as it was then, for launch day/night at James Edwards on the Holt Rd in Wrexham.

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Lord Sward
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Really?
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Sheefag
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Really.
The 'AV' consisted of a betamax video recorder playing into a bunch of 26" tellys with the audio through a disco mixer and speakers.

Free food and booze all night, I watched the sales team as they got the punters pissed up and signing some very dodgy deals.
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Lord Sward
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Batamax and boozed-up chucky deals FTW.
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JJ
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Batamax? Is that the official video tape format of MacDroitwich?
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Derek
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sounds like a pair of flash Czechslovakian shoes.
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Shergar
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great stuff Sheefag (your still an cunt mind). This is the local Bata factory - a proper Bournville/Wedgewood social masterpiece in its day.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bata_shoe_factory

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/sep/08/essex-architecture-weekend-east-tilbury-bata-shoe-factory
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