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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%
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I wondered that, too. There’s a whole separate Corbyn thread for people to clutch at their pearls and show their outrage in minute detail. No idea why it spilled over into the thread about Brexit.

Mods: any chance of a trim?
Not so long ago, this debate was quite interesting with some different opinions reasonably argued, but you and a n other have managed to drag it back down again.
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Not so long ago, this debate was quite interesting with some different opinions reasonably argued, but you and a n other have managed to drag it back down again.
Agreed, but the thread is about Brexit, not specifically Corbyn. There is whole thread about it elsewhere on the forum. This thread has been dragged off topic enough by irrelevant crap.

To be fair you just flit in and out of the thread to make the odd barbed comment at people you don’t agree with rather than actually contribute so perhaps you should self-reflect a bit.
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Old 16.12.2019, 18:52
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Not so long ago, this debate was quite interesting with some different opinions reasonably argued, but you and a n other have managed to drag it back down again.
Is there a reason you just waft in now and again and make a snarky comment before leaving?

This thread hasn't been a debate for quite some time.



So. Brexit. What do we all think?
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Old 16.12.2019, 18:59
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So. Brexit. What do we all think?
Friday!
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Old 16.12.2019, 19:24
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Old 16.12.2019, 19:33
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Agreed, but the thread is about Brexit, not specifically Corbyn. There is whole thread about it elsewhere on the forum. This thread has been dragged off topic enough by irrelevant crap.
that thread is closed.
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Click on the drop down menu ‘thread tools’ at the top of the uppermost post and ‘ignore thread’.

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To be fair you just flit in and out of the thread to make the odd barbed comment at people you don’t agree with rather than actually contribute
Typical.



I wonder what's more to be discussed though?

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“Parliament as a whole will be a lot more straightforward to deal with,” said a senior adviser to Johnson. “In terms of the immediate term after the general election, delivering the legislation for Brexit should be a very straightforward process in terms of the Withdrawal Agreement getting through the House, purely because we will be able to hold that majority together in a way that was not possible before as all candidates have endorsed the deal.”

The House of Commons is expected to vote on the deal again before Christmas. The House of Lords will then consider the plan and, once it is ratified by the U.K. parliament, the European Parliament would then vote on the deal. This process is expected to pass smoothly, enabling Johnson to stick to the current scheduled exit date of January 31, 2020.
https://www.politico.eu/article/uk-g...ns-for-brexit/

It will be quite interesting to see how the UK will actually get out of EU. We live in interesting times.

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Terry gets everywhere.
So it's probably high time to have this thread closed?

We can start another one "Is Boris Johnson a good prime minister?"

My bet: with his extensive journalistic experience....he'll certainly give the impression he is.
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Old 16.12.2019, 20:56
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So it's probably high time to have this thread closed?

We can start another one "Is Boris Johnson a good prime minister?"

My bet: with his extensive journalistic experience....he'll certainly give the impression he is.
I totally agree, this one had it's legs pulled from under it quite a while ago.
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Old 16.12.2019, 21:01
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You have never admitted that the UK will leave the EU or that the Tories would win, how is that an informed opinion or in any way accurate of the reality?
Unfortunately, I don't possess a crystal ball or fortune telling abilities so I could hardly claim something would happen until it actually happened.

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With the current conservative majority, caused largely by the breakdown in democracy (which you championed) the opposition is totally irrelevant until the next election. Own goal I would say.
What breakdown in democracy exactly? Representative democracy or direct democracy?

All you ever care about is how many digits are in your bank accounts.
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Is there a reason you just waft in now and again and make a snarky comment before leaving?
Mainly because I don't have much spare time, but not all my comments are snarky. It depends on the company
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Mainly because I don't have much spare time, but not all my comments are snarky. It depends on the company
Then we are indeed fortunate.
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All you ever care about is how many digits are in your bank accounts.
Everyone should worry about that here. This is a very expensive country.
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Everyone should worry about that here. This is a very expensive country.
You know you're missing the point, yes? Or no. Bless.
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We need a Terry thread.

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So it's probably high time to have this thread closed?

We can start another one "Is Boris Johnson a good prime minister?"

My bet: with his extensive journalistic experience....he'll certainly give the impression he is.
no, now is the most important time to keep it open! Boris Johnson has announced a vote on the EU withdrawal bill on friday. Then his government will press on with brexit. So finally, after 3 years the thread should actually move forward, i.e. brexit will happen and the discussion can be around it. whereas previously it's been just babbling on arguing about it.

There definitely should be one on the labour leadership though. that was a straight out hijack by me, I couldnt resist.
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We need a Terry thread.
That's an idea.
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