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View Poll Results: What would you personally prefer to happen?
I want the UK to stay in an ever-closer union 49 23.11%
I want the UK to stay in a loosely connected EU 68 32.08%
I want the UK out because the EU is bad for the UK 22 10.38%
I want the UK out because the EU is a bad thing 23 10.85%
I want the UK out because this would be good for the rest of us 17 8.02%
I don't really care 33 15.57%
Voters: 212. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 17.04.2019, 18:11
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

TweedleBatten and TweedleFarage
Agreed to have a battle;
For TweedleBatten said TweedleFarage
Had spoiled his nice new rattle.
Just then flew down a corvinous corbyn,
As red as a poisoned apple;
Which frightened both the heroes so,
They quite forgot their quarrel.
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1000 pages of Brexit!
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Old 17.04.2019, 18:18
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1000 pages of Brexit!
It would be interesting to know the poster statistics on this thread.
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It would be interesting to know the poster statistics on this thread.
These?
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Old 17.04.2019, 18:36
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1000 pages of Brexit!
I avoid posting that because I gather it varies based on settings?
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Old 17.04.2019, 19:03
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I avoid posting that because I gather it varies based on settings?
It does, I'm only on page 667.
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I avoid posting that because I gather it varies based on settings?
I can update my post to say “1000 pages of Brexit for me and anyone else with the same settings as me” if it causes less consternation?

A groan? Really?
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Old 17.04.2019, 21:57
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https://uk.news.yahoo.com/nigel-fara...121305784.html

Nigel Farage BREXIT party seems to be quite popular, more so than conservative or labour
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Nigel Farage BREXIT party seems to be quite popular, more so than conservative or labour
I would think AIDS and pestilence are more popular than either of those two at the moment.
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Nigel Farage BREXIT party seems to be quite popular, more so than conservative or labour
Farage - why don't you and your Brexit party pack your bags and go back to Coventry, where you were
quite rightly sent in the first place !!

Seems like the 'will of the people' are more worried about climate change, than any desire to leave
the EU now.

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Theresa May has said she is determined to get a Brexit deal through parliament before that date, which would mean voting would be cancelled
British parliament now has to choose between a bad deal and Farage winning the elections...
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The tabloids were trumpeting this yesterday. All very impressive till you read the small text that it sampled just 1800-odd people.
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Old 18.04.2019, 10:13
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The tabloids were trumpeting this yesterday. All very impressive till you read the small text that it sampled just 1800-odd people.
Funny how having spent years arguing that the parliament has no power that they expect to be able to disrupt the workings of the EU by being there...
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Funny how having spent years arguing that the parliament has no power that they expect to be able to disrupt the workings of the EU by being there...
The self-own wasn't lost in the media, though. The inflexible and dictatorial EU, whose member states have no control over anything are suddenly going to be dominated by The Brexit Party and its votes, disruption and intention to block everything.
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The self-own wasn't lost in the media, though. The inflexible and dictatorial EU, whose member states have no control over anything are suddenly going to be dominated by The Brexit Party and its votes, disruption and intention to block everything.

Short of setting up barricades in the corridors of the European Parliament, the insignificant Brexit Party
( depending on the numbers elected ) couldn't block or disrupt anything.
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Old 18.04.2019, 10:26
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The tabloids were trumpeting this yesterday. All very impressive till you read the small text that it sampled just 1800-odd people.
The 27% excludes "don't knows" and people who said they will not vote.
If you include those then 16% said they will vote for the Brexit party.
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Short of setting up barricades in the corridors of the European Parliament, the insignificant Brexit Party
( depending on the numbers elected ) couldn't block or disrupt anything.
I think the point was that their members' main bugbear when campaigning to leave back in 2016 was that the EU couldn't be controlled by its member states when, in fact it can. And now they inadvertently admitted to that.

Whether they have the wherewithall and minerals to block/vote or whatever is another subject entirely.
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Old 18.04.2019, 10:35
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I think the point was that their members' main bugbear when campaigning to leave back in 2016 was that the EU couldn't be controlled by its member states when, in fact it can. And now they inadvertently admitted to that.

Whether they have the wherewithall and minerals to block/vote or whatever is another subject entirely.
Blocking is hardly the same as controlling
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Blocking is hardly the same as controlling
Tell Loz that after his week off.
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Blocking is hardly the same as controlling
True, but it's a far cry from the pre-referendum bleating that member states were basically powerless within the EU.
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