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Post# 404410   1/22/2019 at 11:08 (440 days old) by Vacfan1982 (Cardiff)        

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Dyson will no longer be a British company after deciding to move their Headquarters to Singapore.




Post# 404413 , Reply# 1   1/22/2019 at 13:16 (440 days old) by completenutt (West Hollywood, California)        
Well, that's not gonna help Brexit stability!

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They must be a huge part of your country's business market share.

 

What a total jerk, after starting and building a successful company and not supporting those who helped him get there.




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Post# 404415 , Reply# 2   1/22/2019 at 13:22 (440 days old) by Vacfan1982 (Cardiff)        

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Exactly my thoughts, you've hit the nail on the head! I hope the British public boycott their products now

Post# 404426 , Reply# 3   1/22/2019 at 15:39 (440 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
Shouldn't really be a surprise

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Still sad to hear.
ALL of MY Irish cousins went from Hoover Juniors AND Seniors to Sovereigns to Dysons... now to Henry(s).
What is happening??????????????


Post# 404427 , Reply# 4   1/22/2019 at 15:41 (440 days old) by gottahaveahoove (Pittston, Pennsylvania, 18640)        
.....and, when they visit us, they

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comment, "Wow, you're still using the HOOVER?" And, our family response is, "OF COURSE"!!

Post# 404466 , Reply# 5   1/23/2019 at 12:02 (439 days old) by vacuumdevil (Vacuum Hell )        

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@Vacfan1982

What's not being reported is one of their main offices in the world has been based out of Chicago USA I wonder if this office will close now?

if you look up Dyson V10 on Instagram you can see their huge push towards the Asian market. This is the last market that they have any sort of reputable name in.

Here are some photos from a corporate Dyson meeting in China .
Notice the background is the same place but there are "different influencers"


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Post# 404508 , Reply# 6   1/24/2019 at 09:40 (438 days old) by bryan1980 (Texas)        
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Do I see a bottle of talcum powder in that first picture? I'd like to see what would happen to a Dyson that was fed a steady diet of that!

Post# 404543 , Reply# 7   1/24/2019 at 18:00 (438 days old) by Mike811 (Finland)        

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Dyson can't take a lot of fine dust at one go. It will clog up the cyclones.
My DC40 cyclone pack got blocked after the flour pick up and it was pain to get clean.
Even in the normal use you have to be very careful what you pick up.
I hate the idea when you have to guess how dirty those cyclones are because there is no easy way of taking it apart.


Post# 404617 , Reply# 8   1/26/2019 at 02:02 (436 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

I don't get the blue face over the womans face?

Post# 404618 , Reply# 9   1/26/2019 at 02:08 (436 days old) by electromatik (Taylorsville, North Carolina, U.S.A.)        

This sort of thing is why so many are rising up against "globalization." The ideology that we have no control over anything and that loyalty to anything is wrong has made people realize what an unpleasant world it is becoming. A world where supranational and transnational organizations control our destiny is stirring people.

The heart has reasons for which reason knows nothing.


Post# 404667 , Reply# 10   1/26/2019 at 21:30 (436 days old) by vacuumdevil (Vacuum Hell )        

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@tolivac It's a metaphor for groupthink and doing what the TV tells you.

It's called the NPC meme , NPC comes from non playable character. Example a robot you can't control in a video game.
The blue head has become the NPC emoji🗣️
Please excuse my obscure sense of humor.


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Post# 404678 , Reply# 11   1/27/2019 at 00:49 (435 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

Thank you Vacuumdevil for explaining the "blue face" now I get it.Since I don't use video games I wouldn't know about that.

Post# 404780 , Reply# 12   1/29/2019 at 04:31 (433 days old) by Vacfan1982 (Cardiff)        

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I feel so down right now I just don't know what to do 😞

Post# 404781 , Reply# 13   1/29/2019 at 06:30 (433 days old) by tolivac (Greenville,NC)        

At this stage don't EVER want to buy a Dyson vacuum!

Post# 404831 , Reply# 14   1/30/2019 at 13:39 (432 days old) by man114 (Buffalo NY)        

Iíve owned a few Dysons, they never managed to outclean the Fantom Thunder 11amp. Couldnít even design a better cleaning vac then that old design after all these years using their own technology.

Post# 404834 , Reply# 15   1/30/2019 at 14:02 (432 days old) by kirbylux77 (Orillia, Ontario, Canada)        

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Ok members, don't kill me or attack me for saying this, but I don't think this has anything to do with Dyson betraying the United Kingdom. I think this move has a LOT MORE to do with Brexit & the impact it would have if Dyson stayed in Britain & Brexit gets passed & comes into law. In fact, I think James Dyson would have been VERY foolish if he had even considered staying in Britain for even one minute, that's how much of a threat Brexit poses to Britain's economy & it's position in Europe.

Having said that, I do own a Dyson DC33, & while it's got great suction & a really efficient cyclone, it's overall performance doesn't impress me. I also haven't been that impressed by their latest upright models performance either. I won't be buying a Dyson vacuum anytime soon.

Rob





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