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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 18.10.2019, 12:25
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I don't think FMF put that link there; it's the annoying automatic advertising thing that has bedeviled ED for the last couple of years. It automagically links keywords in regular text at a cost to the advertiser. Like this: John Lewis, or this: Samsung.
Samsung

Happened neither in your post nor in this one here.
You're sure it's an EF thing? Or some browser or other stuff people have on their computer.
Or was I the only one not to see it, maybe due to one of my blockers?
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Old 18.10.2019, 12:31
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Take away Northern Ireland and there is no United Kingdom; just Great Britain.



They'll have to redesign the British passport yet again.
So this is the passport a Scot has?
Why is Northern Ireland mentioned separately - a bit like a step-kid, eih?
Either they ARE part of GB or they're not?

Maybe there should be a Swiss passport, saying Switzerland and Thurgau
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I don't think FMF put that link there; it's the annoying automatic advertising thing that has bedeviled ED for the last couple of years. It automagically links keywords in regular text at a cost to the advertiser. Like this: John Lewis, or this: Samsung.
Ah ok.

I just wondered where the 133% figure had been plucked from. Google's giving me nuthin...
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Old 18.10.2019, 12:37
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So this is the passport a Scot has?
Why is Northern Ireland mentioned separately - a bit like a step-kid, eih?
Either they ARE part of GB or they're not?

Maybe there should be a Swiss passport, saying Switzerland and Thurgau
Simple. Northern Ireland is not part of Great Britain. But they are part of the UK.
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Old 18.10.2019, 12:43
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So this is the passport a Scot has?
Why is Northern Ireland mentioned separately - a bit like a step-kid, eih?
Either they ARE part of GB or they're not?

Maybe there should be a Swiss passport, saying Switzerland and Thurgau
Have you ever read the Wikipedia page on the UK/GB and territories? Clears up a LOT of misunderstandings.
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Old 18.10.2019, 13:19
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Have you ever read the Wikipedia page on the UK/GB and territories? Clears up a LOT of misunderstandings.
eeeeem - nope.
Thanks for the link - to a long page. For once I would have preferred a summary. But hey, it's a rainiy day.
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Old 18.10.2019, 13:25
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eeeeem - nope.
Thanks for the link - to a long page. For once I would have preferred a summary. But hey, it's a rainiy day.
https://cdn.britannica.com/41/193441...land-Great.jpg
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Yes! Somebody after my own heart.
Thank you.




Don't get me wrong, I'm usually into details but GB has become a subject where what's true today is not tomorrow, so I keep efforts to the minimum
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Old 18.10.2019, 13:32
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British nationals will be allowed to have a rolling 90 days stay in the Schengen area. British nationals with a Swiss B or C residence permit will be subject to a rolling 180 days access to the Schengen area.
Incorrect, Switzerland is in the Schengen Area, anyone holding a residence permit for Switzerland has no restrictions in the Schengen Area, if the did they could not lice in Switzerland.
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Your link only goes to the general store site. Where are you getting the 133% typical mark up figure from?
I did not give a link, the info is from a buyer who was a Partner in the business. Unless you are selling quick moving goods you need a fat margin to stay in business as overheads are high.
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I did not give a link, the info is from a buyer who was a Partner in the business. Unless you are selling quick moving goods you need a fat margin to stay in business as overheads are high.
Still doesn't stack up, though.

Obvs if it's a vague anecdote, it can say whatever you want it to say. Doesn't mean it makes a dent in the argument in favour of Brexit, though.
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Incorrect, Switzerland is in the Schengen Area, anyone holding a residence permit for Switzerland has no restrictions in the Schengen Area, if the did they could not lice in Switzerland.
According to the Swiss Admin site:

Foreign nationals from non-EU/EFTA states travelling in the Schengen area
Foreign nationals from non-EU/EFTA states in possession of a valid Swiss foreign national permit B, C, L or Ci do not require a visa to visit a country in the Schengen area (up to 90 days within a 180-day period). However, you must carry a valid Swiss residence permit and valid travel documents (your passport or a Swiss travel document for foreign nationals).
This does not apply to Great Britain, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia, which are not in the Schengen area. You may require a visa to travel to these countries.
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Still doesn't stack up, though.

Obvs if it's a vague anecdote, it can say whatever you want it to say. Doesn't mean it makes a dent in the argument in favour of Brexit, though.
If you look up the accounts you will see Gross sales is 70% higher than cost of sales, I was expecting higher.
Amazon has certainly decimated margins

https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/c...history?page=1
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Foreign nationals from non-EU/EFTA states travelling in the Schengen area
Foreign nationals from non-EU/EFTA states in possession of a valid Swiss foreign national permit B, C, L or Ci do not require a visa to visit a country in the Schengen area (up to 90 days within a 180-day period). However, you must carry a valid Swiss residence permit and valid travel documents (your passport or a Swiss travel document for foreign nationals).
This does not apply to Great Britain, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia, which are not in the Schengen area. You may require a visa to travel to these countries.
There is no control when travelling between Schengen countries. If you stay more than 90 days you are supposed to register as a resident as you are no longer a tourist.
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Incorrect, Switzerland is in the Schengen Area, anyone holding a residence permit for Switzerland has no restrictions in the Schengen Area, if the did they could not lice in Switzerland.
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There is no control when travelling between Schengen countries. If you stay more than 90 days you are supposed to register as a resident as you are no longer a tourist.
So which is it?
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Both as Schengen is an area & the rules on registration are per country. You must have had a late night last night
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This.

Led By Donkeys: The will of the people has changed. Sound on.

https://twitter.com/ByDonkeys/status...87759448449024

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This.

Led By Donkeys: The will of the people has changed. Sound on.

https://twitter.com/ByDonkeys/status...87759448449024

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Amazing that people did not understand what a once in a lifetime vote meant.
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Amazing that people did not understand what a once in a lifetime vote meant.
Built on lies by the rich for the rich.

There you go.

Another one liner.
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Amazing that people did not understand what a once in a lifetime vote meant.
Sigh. Again. What was voted for and the shitshow we now have are poles apart.
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