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CRYSTAL MAZE’S RICHARD AYOADE HAS SOMETHING TO SAY ABOUT WIGHTLINK’S BIN DURING ISLE OF WIGHT TRIP

IT Crowd and Crystal Maze star Richard Ayoade has been enjoying a few days of sunshine on the Isle of Wight – but couldn’t leave without saying something about Wightlink’s ‘bin’.

The comedian took to Twitter late yesterday afternoon to post a photo of a yellow bin at Wightlink’s Fishbourne terminal which has a notice on it saying “this is not a bin” – despite its appearance as one. Ayoade captioned the photo “After Magritte” – thought to be in reference to the surrealist artwork, This is Not an Apple, which was created by Rene Magritte in 1964.

Wightlink saw the funny side of the tweet and replied “we empower our bins to write their own story”.

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Richard was spotted in Tesco on Saturday afternoon and is thought to have left the Island yesterday evening (Wednesday). It’s unknown where he has been staying during his time on the garden Isle though, however, he is known to frequent Seaview and was last seen there back in April.

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Ed Down
Ed Down
30 days ago

So if its not a bin what is it?

Jo Bond
Jo Bond
Reply to  Ed Down
30 days ago

A has bin..;-)

Peaky Blinder
Peaky Blinder
Reply to  Ed Down
30 days ago

Wightlink has obviously got another name for this receptacle. I think what they are trying to say, is it’s not a rubbish bin.

Yellow Bin
Yellow Bin
Reply to  Ed Down
30 days ago

I’m going to self identify as a “Yellow Bin” I’m transitioning this afternoon, am I entitled to any government funding?

Wit Less
Wit Less
Reply to  Ed Down
30 days ago

It’s a sign.

TERRY
TERRY
Reply to  Ed Down
30 days ago

Its to put all the complaint letters in. Also its emptied every 45 mins as it fills up so fast. Red funnels would be full in 10 minutes.

Dezz
Dezz
Reply to  Ed Down
30 days ago

It’s a spill kit, all spill kits come in yellow ” containers ” . Trouble is; if it looks like a bin ,it must be a bin

OMG
OMG
30 days ago

‘This is not a ferry service’

OMG
OMG
Reply to  OMG
30 days ago

‘it’s a money making machine.’

Puzzler
Puzzler
30 days ago

And this is news?????

C Warren
C Warren
30 days ago

It’s a SOPEP kit, for oil spills, pretty common in the marine world so, i agree with the sign

Qwerty King
Qwerty King
29 days ago

Richard was spotted in Tesco on Saturday afternoon and is thought to have left the Island yesterday evening (Wednesday). It’s unknown where he has been staying during his time on the garden Isle though.

Really? Who cares?

Dan
Dan
Reply to  Qwerty King
29 days ago

The person who read enough of the article to quote it? Just guessing

Greg
Greg
29 days ago

It’s a spill kit, to clean up oil/ fuel spills. Inside is pellets and pads and long sausage then the contaminated used stuff goes in the bin after to be disposed of.

OMG
OMG
Reply to  Greg
29 days ago

So it is a BIN, lol.

Bansko
Bansko
28 days ago

A large sharps bin – for all the druggies on the island?

Gazza
Gazza
27 days ago

Would be better putting on the side of the ferries “This is NOT a ferry” as they dont run them as that

 

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