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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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Old 21.01.2020, 10:36
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You brought teaching salaries up, not me.
I was replying to another poster
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Paying great swathes of the population currently working in the NHS, teaching, etc., a livable wage would reduce the number of at least their kids living in poverty. Much simpler and realistic solution. It's not difficult, and you don't even need to offer drama-llama outbursts about communism, either.
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Old 21.01.2020, 10:43
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I was replying to another poster
Yeah, about that. You weren't.

You picked up on "teacher" and ran down a rabbit hole of irrelevant deflection instead of addressing the actual point. But, hey, Brexit.
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Old 22.01.2020, 09:28
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

There's been a lot of positive Brexit news over the past week or so. Thousands of EU firms plan to open UK offices after Brexit, job vacancies up 17% in London, the number of new UK university enrollments from EU countries up 2% and the IMF has now predicted the UK's economic growth will outstrip the Eurozone including France, Germany and Italy. Project Fear, eh!? Only 10 days to go!! 🤗
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Old 22.01.2020, 09:55
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Yeah, about that. You weren't.

You picked up on "teacher" and ran down a rabbit hole of irrelevant deflection instead of addressing the actual point. But, hey, Brexit.
But but he was buuullied!


I don't know, I assume he was.... How else can I explain this peculiar focus on a particular profession and some of its representatives?
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Old 22.01.2020, 10:37
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But but he was buuullied!


I don't know, I assume he was.... How else can I explain this peculiar focus on a particular profession and some of its representatives?
At school? By teachers?
Aha!
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Old 22.01.2020, 10:44
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There's been a lot of positive Brexit news over the past week or so. Thousands of EU firms plan to open UK offices after Brexit, job vacancies up 17% in London, the number of new UK university enrollments from EU countries up 2% and the IMF has now predicted the UK's economic growth will outstrip the Eurozone including France, Germany and Italy. Project Fear, eh!? Only 10 days to go!! 🤗
"Thousands of EU firms..." Really? Literally THOUSANDS? With such massive news I am SURE there's a link you can share, right?
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Old 22.01.2020, 10:45
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A strong reaction from the auto industry who say that they cannot sell into the EU countries if the vehicles do not comply with EU regulations and running parallel production lines conforming to different regulations will cost billions.
How do they make RHD cars in LHD factories until now if it's such a problem?

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Old 22.01.2020, 11:50
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At school? By teachers?
Aha!
No, just the attitude of many who are bossy & think they know better. The lady who shall not be named, that lives close to you & is best friends with the chief of police comes to mind.
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Old 22.01.2020, 11:51
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I don't know, I assume he was.... How else can I explain this peculiar focus on a particular profession and some of its representatives?
It could be down to regular reading of the Daily Mail?
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Old 22.01.2020, 11:52
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The lady who shall not be named, that lives close to you & is best friends with the chief of police comes to mind.
Some people were just born bossy regardless of their profession.
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Old 22.01.2020, 12:11
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How do they make RHD cars in LHD factories until now if it's such a problem?

Tom
Maybe because RHD vs LHD is not the problem?

ATM no-one knows where UK standards will move. Could be emissions standards, efficiency, requirements for safety or warning systems.....
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Old 22.01.2020, 12:17
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Some people were just born bossy regardless of their profession.
Indeed, but those people are attracted to teaching.
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Old 22.01.2020, 12:26
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

" the IMF now admit she got it massively wrong and predict post Brexit Britain will leave the rest of Europe in its economic wake. "
https://www.express.co.uk/news/world...DrWWAADtQ0E-5M
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Old 22.01.2020, 12:29
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... job vacancies up 17% in London, the number of new UK university enrollments from EU countries up 2% and the IMF has now predicted the UK's economic growth will outstrip the Eurozone ...
1.4% vs 1.3%. Most would see that as a rounding difference. Anyhow, that projection is based on "diminished fears of a no-deal Brexit,". If there's no deal at 31.12.2020 then their bets for 2021 are off.

Would like to see a source for your London vacancies. ONS only publish all-UK figures and these are down 7% since start 2019.

BTW Daily Mail and Express are not considered reliable sources in the unlikely event you want to share one
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Indeed, but those people are attracted to teaching.


Of course. Because that's everything you need to be effective in a classroom. You do say the most ridiculous things.

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No, just the attitude of many who are bossy & think they know better.
Aren't teachers supposed to "know better" by their very definition? I wouldn't want my son being taught by someone who "knows less".

Are you also suggesting that they shouldn't have any kind of authority in the classroom, either?

How weird.
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Old 22.01.2020, 12:47
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Indeed, but those people are attracted to teaching.
Not all of them, mind you.

Some actually take teaching as a 2 way process.
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Aren't teachers supposed to "know better" by their very definition? I wouldn't want my son being taught by someone who "knows less".

Are you also suggesting that they shouldn't have any kind of authority in the classroom, either?

How weird.
There are 3 important stages A) what you know, B) what you don't know & C) what you know you don't know.

C is unfortunately often overlooked by those who 'know better'
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Not all of them, mind you.

Some actually take teaching as a 2 way process.
Indeed not all teachers are bad.
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There are 3 important stages A) what you know, B) what you don't know & C) what you know you don't know.

C is unfortunately often overlooked by those who 'know better'
..by those who think that they know better.

But why voluntarily challenge them in their arrogant ignorance? Let them think the are the best. You are not obligated to invest yourself.

I am so sigma.
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