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Good news: Ikea coming
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baedaebok



Joined: 27 Feb 2007
Location: Seoul, South Korea

PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:39 am    Post subject: Good news: Ikea coming Reply with quote

Is it true? Is Ikea really coming? I hope it opens up the interior decorating & DIY market. That's been tightly controlled by those over-priced mom & pop outfits.

BDB
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sluggo832004



Joined: 04 Sep 2010

PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That means it will just be overpriced over here as well.

and crowded.
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baedaebok



Joined: 27 Feb 2007
Location: Seoul, South Korea

PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 5:57 am    Post subject: DIY is great Reply with quote

But IKEA will have DIY. I've been bringing in unassembled Ikea furniture for years from overseas in my checked baggage into Korea.

Now I can buy the stuff in Korea. No more dealing with those overpriced mom & pop "interior" shops.

BDB
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metalhead



Joined: 18 May 2010
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Will IKEA be here or not? You seem incredibly confused about it. Just pop over to China if you're so desperate for luminous yellow plastic forks; IKEA is in all the big cities in China.
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furtakk



Joined: 02 Jun 2009

PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I thought there was one in the works for awhile? Somewhere in Gyeongi if I remember right. Hopefully they have shipping!

Edit: next year in GwangMyeong:
http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2012/04/18/2012041801270.html
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IamBabo



Joined: 16 Jun 2005

PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:25 am    Post subject: IKEA Reply with quote

Hi,

The IKEA is supposed to be right across the street from the Gwangmyeong Costco. It is coming, but is experiencing delays..
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metalhead



Joined: 18 May 2010
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

They should close it on Wednesdays and Sundays. I wouldn't want those mom 'n pop stores with the ever-smiling gramps behind the counter to lose sales on plastic purple coat hangers or anything.
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Steelrails



Joined: 12 Mar 2009
Location: Earth, Solar System

PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Probably one of my most hated chains after Coldstone. May they suffer a swift demise. Sadly, it will probably catch on and I'll be subjected to apartment after apartment filled with their home stuffs..
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atwood



Joined: 26 Dec 2009

PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Steelrails wrote:
Probably one of my most hated chains after Coldstone. May they suffer a swift demise. Sadly, it will probably catch on and I'll be subjected to apartment after apartment filled with their home stuffs..

"Apartment after apartment"--Are you a door-to-door salesperson or a Jehovah's Witness?

"Stuffs"?
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joeteacher



Joined: 11 Jul 2007

PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can't wait to try their meatballs!!!
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baedaebok



Joined: 27 Feb 2007
Location: Seoul, South Korea

PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:31 pm    Post subject: Can't wait! Reply with quote

I can't stand the overpriced mom & pop furniture sellers in Seoul (but still with average quality). They prevent DIY by limiting what you can do. If their shops close, they deserve it.

I will be the first in line to get Ikea stuff.

BDB
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le-paul



Joined: 07 Apr 2009
Location: dans la chambre

PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i loathed ikea until i came here. but the monotony of korean furniture (dark brown, creamy brown, rustic brown...) has made me long for shiny plastic and synthetic colours of the west. I welcome ikea to korea!
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Steelrails



Joined: 12 Mar 2009
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

atwood wrote:
Steelrails wrote:
Probably one of my most hated chains after Coldstone. May they suffer a swift demise. Sadly, it will probably catch on and I'll be subjected to apartment after apartment filled with their home stuffs..

"Apartment after apartment"--Are you a door-to-door salesperson or a Jehovah's Witness?

"Stuffs"?


Cat burglar/Stalker. Their open designs make my escapades more difficult.

And yes, they don't deserve the term "decor" or "furniture". Stuffs will suffice. Just like like Coldstone deserves the term "crap in a cup".
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atwood



Joined: 26 Dec 2009

PostPosted: Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Steelrails wrote:
atwood wrote:
Steelrails wrote:
Probably one of my most hated chains after Coldstone. May they suffer a swift demise. Sadly, it will probably catch on and I'll be subjected to apartment after apartment filled with their home stuffs..

"Apartment after apartment"--Are you a door-to-door salesperson or a Jehovah's Witness?

"Stuffs"?


Cat burglar/Stalker. Their open designs make my escapades more difficult.

And yes, they don't deserve the term "decor" or "furniture". Stuffs will suffice. Just like like Coldstone deserves the term "crap in a cup".

You're a little slow on the uptake. Stuffs is a verb.
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Steelrails



Joined: 12 Mar 2009
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

atwood wrote:
Steelrails wrote:
atwood wrote:
Steelrails wrote:
Probably one of my most hated chains after Coldstone. May they suffer a swift demise. Sadly, it will probably catch on and I'll be subjected to apartment after apartment filled with their home stuffs..

"Apartment after apartment"--Are you a door-to-door salesperson or a Jehovah's Witness?

"Stuffs"?


Cat burglar/Stalker. Their open designs make my escapades more difficult.

And yes, they don't deserve the term "decor" or "furniture". Stuffs will suffice. Just like like Coldstone deserves the term "crap in a cup".

You're a little slow on the uptake. Stuffs is a verb.



Stuffs is slang for a noun. Lighten up Francis.
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