back to article HPE's private London drinking club: Name that boozer

Our recent shock exposé on plans by Hewlett Packard Enterprise to open a private drinking club in its new City of London HQ led to speculation as to what exactly the boozer might be christened. To recap, a Reg reader spotted a licence application attached to the front of 1 Aldermanbury Square, on which the-then HP signed a 15- …

The Accountants Woe.

The Dells Bottom.

The Whitmans Retreat.

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The Bloated Driver.

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The Serengeti Bar.

(A place where, over a drink, you can discuss the never-ending migration).

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The Hack & Profiteer

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Shirley it should be called 'print cartridge not recognised.'

Or is that already the name of a GSV?

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Pint

Slight error

Pint cartridge not recognised.

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Headmaster

For some reason, I feel like "Print Cartridge Not Recognized" is more of a GCU name.

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The Genius Bar

SettingTheLow Bar

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Assuming it’s full of Marketeers rather than techies ...

The Arse and Elbow

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Re: Assuming it’s full of Marketeers rather than techies ...

That will keep the marketeers out, since they'll never be able to find it. :)

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Re: Assuming it’s full of Marketeers rather than techies ...

Surely you mean "The Elbow and Arse"?

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The Cloud and Computer

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boozy times

High Profit Enviroment

The Innovation Lounge

The Innovation connection

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P45

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Hoist and PEe?

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Ye Crash and Burn

The Pig's Eye

The House That Meg Broke

WTF? <--- Name not a question

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Bar Names

"esc", the Terman Arms or the Dusty Server.

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starbucks

ya'll got it wrong. my local starbucks has applied for a liquor license. There's probably just a starbucks located inside this HP Enterprise facility, which is common at other facilities.

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Re: starbucks

Interesting . . . but I don't think that name will fit on the bar sign.

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The Fiorina's head

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Last Call

Heavy Puking Emporium

The What If Tavern

Anybody remember those old HP commercials when the guy gets inspiration while not working and calls a colleague and says What If....?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0AvrxbRqkM

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The Bait and Switch

The Get Yer Coat

The "And yet more redundancies"

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Segmentation Fault.

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PC Load Letter

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If they moved the rectangle a lot lower

Then they could use it as a letterbox - probably good for short sighted posties too.

As to the name, it should be called "the datacentre" that way people have a genuine reason to go there

I'm off to the up datacentre - it even sounds like you are still working.

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Re: If they moved the rectangle a lot lower

I like that... I could work on getting expenses approved for a trip to the London Datacentre.

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The Last Chance Saloon

The Apothecary

S'Meg and the Heads

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Meg's Kegs on Tap

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raffles

As the building is the former head office of Singapore's finish Opium traders (and lately bank), Singapore's Raffles would fit... Because Rafles looks grand, but is just a bit shit inside.

Or the Pack' IT Inn to fit the future, or Pack' Inn for main positive contribution of each leader

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Hewlett Packard's Halfcut Punters' Hurling Palace ("HPHPHP" for short)

The Halfcut Hack

Ye Roofied CIO

The Meg's Head

Idiotic Barfing Manoeuvre

Bill and Dave's Excellent Boozer

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Please Do The Needful.

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Office BoozerJet

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Вспомним Молодость?

07 Агдама per trunk, батон, луковицу и под мост на Орбитал где-нибудь в районе Stains on Thames)), the upper you appear, the fewer stains pass by))).

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The Machine Inn

Memristor Bar

Photonics

Helion Tavern

Synergy Inn

The Bill and Dave

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:) Fun!

Another Empty Rectangle

Turnaroundroundroundround

Breakup Breakroom

Old Wine in New Bottles

The Pink Sip

Investor Inebriations

Five Beer Plan

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Dave's Garage

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really?

It doesn't matter what they call it, it will be renamed in 6-months under great pomp and circumstance.

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The Jolly Roger

Its where managers can take employees for a free drink to tell them they are being made redundant.

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The Jolly Roger

Where managers take employees for a free drink to tell them they are being made redundant.

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404

lp0 on fire

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The Space Bar

The Any Key (Finally an answer to "Where's the Any Key?" - 1 Aldermanbury Square, London)

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Soul/Work Interface

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The Halt and Catchfire

possibly.

Or "The Square on the Green".

If it were square and not rectangular.

"The Wrecked Angel"

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The Packard Bell Tavern ("The Bell")

The Whitman Arms

The Spirit of Enterprise (bonus: bar staff nicknamed "Enterprise servers")

Le Megan et Boursiers (to the tune of The Waggon and Horses, yes it's a stock price pun in French, yes it's a stretch)

I could go on, but I'm off down the pub

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Meg's Last Shot

The Share Price Dive

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"The Claustrophobia Lounge." - only room for one customer at a time.

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"The Quick One, Two" - Pints are served in two halves so efficiently, they have offered to train other bar staff in the technique.

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"The Crooked Pint" - the glass tells you its empty when there's 10% left.

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"Simon Says" - They lose the contract for the bar to IBM; win it back again a year later, and then lose it to IBM again the following year....

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