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a thread of fake Morleys

Discussion in 'London and the South East' started by not-bono-ever, Jul 13, 2013.

  1. bromley

    bromley ...isn't as good as Lewisham.

    There's no place on this thread for it. :mad:
  2. wtfftw

    wtfftw Well-Known Member

    All the fake morleys should get in on this
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  3. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

    and a genuine morley

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  4. Miss-Shelf

    Miss-Shelf I've looked at life from both sides now

    tbh I've been stuck at that same junction feeling the same when I don't know where to get my bus from

    In other news
    Thornton Heath Morley's is featured here:
  5. darryl

    darryl this wasn't supposed to happen

  6. darryl

    darryl this wasn't supposed to happen

    NEWS: I have to report that Fantastic Morley Fried Chicken, on the South Circular at the Catford/Forest Hill border, has gone full-on Fake Morley's and is now called "Fantsatic Morley" [sic]. (here is the old look: a thread of fake Morleys)

    It's not to be confused with Monleys (Google Maps) which opened about three years ago the other side of the Blythe Hill Tavern.
    Last edited: May 23, 2017
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  7. Pics or it will be consigned to the chicken shop fake news bin
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  8. darryl

    darryl this wasn't supposed to happen

    Next time I go to the Blythe, I'll take a pic.
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  9. darryl

    darryl this wasn't supposed to happen

  10. bromley

    bromley ...isn't as good as Lewisham.

  11. wow- its does actually say Fantsatic
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  12. 2hats


    And then after a legal row a similarly named store becomes...
    From here.
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  13. beckash

    beckash Member

    There's one in Streatham, which is called Morly's, or something similar. Can't be arsed to check the thread, but it's opposite Streatham Station, which used to have 'Gooooglie Cabs' next door.

    THIS greeted me on my way to work this morning- it's not yet open, and throughout development there's been a legit Morley's 'COMING SOON' sign outside it. So perhaps there was a disagreement between parent company and franchisee at the last minute? Anyway, I bring you 'Norleys'.

  14. That's a legit proper counterfeit Morleys right there. Good work!
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  15. beckash

    beckash Member

    Is it rare? Is it worth anything?

    They're open for business right now, and, to rub salt in the wound for the real Morley's, have cut up the official banner which was above the shop during development to remove the Morley's branding, and spray-painted the opening date on top of it.
  16. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    That balloon arch brings a tear to my ear. It's so beautiful. Better than Morleys.
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  17. beckash

    beckash Member

    Weirdly enough, the balloons absolutely STINK of rubber. I've never noticed this with balloons before. Perhaps it's intentional, to cover up the smell of the food.
  18. MorleysOrLess

    MorleysOrLess New Member

    So, we've got a similar photo project on the go on Instagram: Morley's... more or less (@morleysorless) • Instagram photos and videos Pop over and give us a follow! :thumbs: Aiming to get every fake Morley's in the capital photographed by the end of the summer. Came across this site whilst doing our research, so thanks - many finds on here came in really useful!! I'm sure we haven't seen the last new New Morley's!
  19. 4 years of my life *researching * this man and boy

    How long have you been *researching* this subject ?
  20. Twitter says June 2017.
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2017
  21. MorleysOrLess

    MorleysOrLess New Member

    Hello mate. Glad to see you're so passionate about the topic. Don't know about you, but we're just having some fun documenting an interesting phenomenon.
    Glad you've moderated your earlier comment - it seemed a bit harsh for a thread about fried chicken.

    You'd be surprised to see how long there's been an interest in documenting the fake Morley's topic - going back at least 10 years in fact.
    So if you're relatively new to South London and have only picked up on it 4 years ago, you're still a bit of a newbie. ;)

    Hope you'll have a cracking weekend and remember to have fun. There are much better things to do than calling people c***s on the internet.
  22. fuck off you patronising cunt
  23. i dont know if this should be included- will let you be the judge

    forest hill

    ferfect.jpg ferfect.jpg
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  24. Join Favorite Chicken

    No need to click through - favourite is a franchise like morleys c. &180k for the franchise. Fuckibg hell.obviously someone has dumped the franchise and gone rogue
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  25. Four years later and this is still the case :thumbs:
  26. bromley

    bromley ...isn't as good as Lewisham.

    From the former Marleys in Brockmill road which is now MFC. Pictured earlier next to the pest control shop, it either had a 1 or 0 out of 5 hygiene rating. :D

  27. Beans OR Corn on the cob

    ((((first world problems))))
  28. Morleys

    Darwin would be proud of that example of Chicken evolution
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