Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Off-Topic > Off-Topic > International affairs/politics
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #161  
Old 20.08.2015, 22:31
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Zurich
Posts: 2,500
Groaned at 50 Times in 31 Posts
Thanked 2,267 Times in 1,246 Posts
rainer_d has a reputation beyond reputerainer_d has a reputation beyond reputerainer_d has a reputation beyond reputerainer_d has a reputation beyond reputerainer_d has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Greek referendum - NO wins

Of course, you can do that.
But only so many times before everybody else says "Whatever!" and minds their own business.
Good luck finding somebody buying your bonds and bailing out your banks.
Reply With Quote
  #162  
Old 20.08.2015, 22:40
parnell's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Geroldswil
Posts: 397
Groaned at 100 Times in 61 Posts
Thanked 1,033 Times in 494 Posts
parnell has an excellent reputationparnell has an excellent reputationparnell has an excellent reputationparnell has an excellent reputation
Re: Greek referendum - NO wins

Quote:
View Post
Of course, you can do that.
But only so many times before everybody else says "Whatever!" and minds their own business.
Good luck finding somebody buying your bonds and bailing out your banks.
3 and counting...
Reply With Quote
  #163  
Old 20.08.2015, 22:53
Medea Fleecestealer's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Misery-Courtion
Posts: 13,996
Groaned at 174 Times in 138 Posts
Thanked 10,040 Times in 5,726 Posts
Medea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Greek referendum - NO wins

Quote:
View Post
Of course, you can do that.
But only so many times before everybody else says "Whatever!" and minds their own business.
Good luck finding somebody buying your bonds and bailing out your banks.
I should think the EU/IMF are already liable to do that, if the new government tries to changes things again.
Reply With Quote
  #164  
Old 20.08.2015, 22:58
Loz1983's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Zürich
Posts: 1,104
Groaned at 306 Times in 179 Posts
Thanked 5,532 Times in 1,995 Posts
Loz1983 has a reputation beyond reputeLoz1983 has a reputation beyond reputeLoz1983 has a reputation beyond reputeLoz1983 has a reputation beyond reputeLoz1983 has a reputation beyond reputeLoz1983 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Greek referendum - NO wins

Well I was right on the fresh elections before Christmas bit. Let's get ready for the Golden Dawn. They'll never forgive Tsipras for that referendum betrayal.

Greek elections
Reply With Quote
  #165  
Old 20.08.2015, 23:57
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Zurich
Posts: 2,500
Groaned at 50 Times in 31 Posts
Thanked 2,267 Times in 1,246 Posts
rainer_d has a reputation beyond reputerainer_d has a reputation beyond reputerainer_d has a reputation beyond reputerainer_d has a reputation beyond reputerainer_d has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Greek referendum - NO wins

Quote:
View Post
3 and counting...
Yeah. But this is the last time.
Really.
;-)
Reply With Quote
  #166  
Old 21.08.2015, 00:10
Sbrinz's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Murten - Morat
Posts: 11,036
Groaned at 544 Times in 344 Posts
Thanked 10,624 Times in 5,442 Posts
Sbrinz has a reputation beyond reputeSbrinz has a reputation beyond reputeSbrinz has a reputation beyond reputeSbrinz has a reputation beyond reputeSbrinz has a reputation beyond reputeSbrinz has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Greek referendum - NO wins

Good thorough report,

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34007859
Reply With Quote
  #167  
Old 21.08.2015, 13:21
Medea Fleecestealer's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Misery-Courtion
Posts: 13,996
Groaned at 174 Times in 138 Posts
Thanked 10,040 Times in 5,726 Posts
Medea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Greek referendum - NO wins

Here we go again. The rebels have formed another party, making them the third largest in Parliament.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34014083
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank Medea Fleecestealer for this useful post:
  #168  
Old 21.08.2015, 13:27
amogles's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Zurich
Posts: 8,456
Groaned at 141 Times in 122 Posts
Thanked 14,823 Times in 6,312 Posts
amogles has a reputation beyond reputeamogles has a reputation beyond reputeamogles has a reputation beyond reputeamogles has a reputation beyond reputeamogles has a reputation beyond reputeamogles has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Greek referendum - NO wins

Quote:
View Post
Well I was right on the fresh elections before Christmas bit. Let's get ready for the Golden Dawn. They'll never forgive Tsipras for that referendum betrayal.

Greek elections
From the last I heard Golden Dawn are not as popular as they once were. Tsipiras has eclipsed them as the ultimate badass of the political arena.

But that's not saying things can't swing back.
Reply With Quote
  #169  
Old 21.08.2015, 13:35
Castro's Avatar
à la mod
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Basel-Land of Smiles
Posts: 4,806
Groaned at 94 Times in 75 Posts
Thanked 12,870 Times in 4,198 Posts
Castro has a reputation beyond reputeCastro has a reputation beyond reputeCastro has a reputation beyond reputeCastro has a reputation beyond reputeCastro has a reputation beyond reputeCastro has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Greek referendum - NO wins

I do have a lot of respect for Alexis Tsipras, he's taken a huge amount on his relatively young shoulders whilst being constantly damned and sniped at by his own party. Even his own ex Finance minister (Varoufakis) has taken pot shots, whilst he did nothing to help the situation other than grandstanding around Europe espousing his own blend of Marxist academic clap trap.
Reply With Quote
  #170  
Old 24.08.2015, 09:36
lewton's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Hamburg, Deutschland
Posts: 608
Groaned at 18 Times in 16 Posts
Thanked 542 Times in 311 Posts
lewton has earned some respectlewton has earned some respect
Re: Greek referendum - NO wins

Quote:
View Post
I do have a lot of respect for Alexis Tsipras, he's taken a huge amount on his relatively young shoulders whilst being constantly damned and sniped at by his own party. Even his own ex Finance minister (Varoufakis) has taken pot shots, whilst he did nothing to help the situation other than grandstanding around Europe espousing his own blend of Marxist academic clap trap.
Do you also respect him for calling a referendum that he hoped to lose because he wanted to save himself the embarrassment of admitting he had been wrong?

He's a political corpse and he will only win these elections because right now nobody else is ready for them.
Reply With Quote
The following 3 users would like to thank lewton for this useful post:
  #171  
Old 25.08.2015, 21:30
lewton's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Hamburg, Deutschland
Posts: 608
Groaned at 18 Times in 16 Posts
Thanked 542 Times in 311 Posts
lewton has earned some respectlewton has earned some respect
Re: Greek referendum - NO wins

Germany won't send back to Greece Syrian asylum seekers any more.
Reply With Quote
  #172  
Old 20.09.2015, 22:08
lewton's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Hamburg, Deutschland
Posts: 608
Groaned at 18 Times in 16 Posts
Thanked 542 Times in 311 Posts
lewton has earned some respectlewton has earned some respect
Re: Greek referendum - NO wins

Tsipras won the elections, Greece is saved!!

PS. See you in a few months discussing Greece again.
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users would like to thank lewton for this useful post:
  #173  
Old 20.09.2015, 22:11
Troublawesome's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Zug
Posts: 731
Groaned at 129 Times in 76 Posts
Thanked 593 Times in 275 Posts
Troublawesome is considered unworthyTroublawesome is considered unworthyTroublawesome is considered unworthyTroublawesome is considered unworthy
Re: Greek referendum - NO wins

Bipolar country.
Reply With Quote
Reply




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Catalan referendum ratbag International affairs/politics 75 10.11.2015 06:53
English-Greek speaking Nanny-teach greek available from October zurich evangelia Jobs wanted 2 21.05.2015 19:14
Sink Floyd - Another Greek in the wall (Greek debt song) idefix Jokes/funnies 1 25.10.2012 23:53
Swiss hold referendum referendum The Local Swiss news via The Local 1 15.06.2012 12:43


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 07:59.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0