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Chinese malls 'think inside the box' to cheer up sulky husbands who hate shopping

Are you the kind who gets super pissed when you are forced to tag along with your partner for shopping? Then you are not alone.

Hear hear, Chinese malls are taking kindly to hopeless escorts like you. 

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The malls have set up glass-encased kiosks equipped with a comfortable massage chair, television and computer games to while away time when your better-half is busy shopping. The pods are installed in high-end malls in Shanghai, including Global Harbour, on a one-month trial basis. The boxes reportedly cost 40,000 yuan ($6,000) each.

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The man-caves service can also be pre-booked via mobile application. As of now, the service is provided free of cost and users might have to pay for it in future. “Really great. I’ve just played Tekken 3 and felt like I was back at school!,” says Mr Yang, according to BBC. "Such a machine is just the best of both worlds: the girlfriend can take her time shopping while I have some fun without disturbing others,“ commented another.

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Another user Mr Wu, suggested areas for improvement. "There’s no ventilation or air conditioning, I sat playing for five minutes and was drenched in sweat.”

However, few others are understandably not happy. “If my husband just wants to go out and play games, what’s the point of bringing him out?,” asked a woman.

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Wimbledon 2015 here we go! And look at our dear Hiddles! After so long seemingly living under a rock and not showing up in public wearing anything new (and thus not giving the wonderful admins of this blog anything to write about), a wild new outfit appears!!

And boy is it mighty…! As you all know by now, three piece suits make me weak at the knees, and I gotta say this is one of my absolute favourites ever. This particular shade of navy blue is just wonderful: elegant yet summery and fresh. And on Mr Hiddleston, as per usual, it looks awesome. Please note the elegantly tucked handkerchief on the jacket pocket.

Then comes the shirt: we don’t often see Hiddles in striped shirts such as this, and that’s a shame. I love them, especially during the summer, when outfits turn a bit more casual and sunny. Tom very well knows that blue is a flattering colour on him so kudos on the choice of shade!

Up to here everything is cool and everything is fine. But now is where my confusion begins. Tell me Thomas, did you want to dress formally or casually, or are just confused? I think it might be the latter, because while three pieces suits are decidedly formal, striped shirts sans tie lean more towards the casual side of the spectrum, especially if you decide to leave it completely unbUTTONED JESUS CHRIST THOMAS YOU ARE GONNA GET ARRESTED FOR PUBLIC INDECENCY!

But still, I kinda get it. This is Wimbledon after all. You wanna look elegant because tennis poshness and all that, but not like you are going to a shareholders meeting. So the combination is fine and while not everybody would be able to pull it off, you sure are, you hot little shit.


I do commend you for adding an exciting shade of burgundy red to your colour scheme though.