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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 11.08.2020, 20:16
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It's not his middle name!
And Ia(i)n isn't even his first name!

It's a good thing nobody else posted that information, otherwise it would sound quite echoey around here...

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I'll bet he likes people to spell the "Iain" part correctly, too...

But to be fair, if he wanted to sound posh and grand, wouldn't he insist on everybody acknowledging his knighthood? Problem is, then they would call him "Sir George", Iain being his middle name. Duncan is part of his surname -- Duncan Smith, a double-barrelled (but not hyphenated) surname. His father had the same surname.
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Old 11.08.2020, 21:29
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And Ia(i)n isn't even his first name!

It's a good thing nobody else posted that information, otherwise it would sound quite echoey around here...
Until the flouncing of a handful of left wing remainers, this thread had become an echo chamber. The forum is a much nicer place without them, I don't suppose you ever thought of flouncing
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Old 12.08.2020, 11:19
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Are you really that narrow minded that you believe Brexit is about 'left and right'? Really?



If so a flounce would be very apt.

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Old 12.08.2020, 11:47
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Is it good when people leave?
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Until the flouncing of a handful of left wing remainers, this thread had become an echo chamber. The forum is a much nicer place without them, I don't suppose you ever thought of flouncing
Dunno mate. Seems pretty much an echo chamber now. Forum seems pretty boring to me.

You seem pretty mean spirited judging by this post.


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Are you really that narrow minded that you believe Brexit is about 'left and right'? Really?
Ha. It isn't at all is it.
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Old 12.08.2020, 13:49
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Is it good when people leave?
I guess it is to some people if the people who leave are the ones who always oppose you.

Personally I think it makes things pretty boring.
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Old 12.08.2020, 13:56
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You seem pretty mean spirited judging by this post.
Somewhat young in cheek, the person is a moderator
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Most were trouble makers, so yes.
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Somewhat young in cheek, the person is a moderator
Positively cherubic
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Old 12.08.2020, 14:54
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Until the flouncing of a handful of left wing remainers, this thread had become an echo chamber. The forum is a much nicer place without them, I don't suppose you ever thought of flouncing
Tut tut FMF. That's far from gentlemanly behaviour.

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Most were trouble makers, so yes.
Correction. Most were highly educated people who could run rings around you, and you never were able to construct a good case to put forward your position. Debating with you is like shooting fish in a barrel. People with an active mind get bored of that and move on to something more stimulating. You were a fish in a small pond. Now you're a goldfish in a bowl. There's a whole ocean out there of far more interesting people to exchange ideas with.

Now...selling Stilton to the Japanese, a nation which rarely touches dairy products.
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Old 12.08.2020, 15:06
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Most were trouble makers, so yes.
Young in cheek - dude the term is tongue. You know, for future use if need be.

Trouble makers? What kind of trouble?
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Tut tut FMF. That's far from gentlemanly behaviour.

Correction. Most were highly educated people who could run rings around you, and you never were able to construct a good case to put forward your position. Debating with you is like shooting fish in a barrel. People with an active mind get bored of that and move on to something more stimulating. You were a fish in a small pond. Now you're a goldfish in a bowl. There's a whole ocean out there of far more interesting people to exchange ideas with.

Now...selling Stilton to the Japanese, a nation which rarely touches dairy products.
Ha! Those kinds of "trouble makers" are the best kind. This forum did seem a lot more interesting when i dropped by last year. Some fun convos. Shame. I guess some dudes just like to be agreed with all the time.
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Young in cheek - dude the term is tongue. You know, for future use if need be.

Trouble makers? What kind of trouble?
Presumably it was another spelling mistake - FMF means "Rouble makers" - i.e. commies.
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Commies everywhere dude. Everywhere.
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Ha! Those kinds of "trouble makers" are the best kind. This forum did seem a lot more interesting when i dropped by last year. Some fun convos. Shame. I guess some dudes just like to be agreed with all the time.
If the forum was so interestingly last year, why did you not join before July 2020? Too much fun for you back then
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If the forum was so interestingly last year, why did you not join before July 2020? Too much fun for you back then
Busy. Thought about it but I have a bit of an addictive personality so didn't.

Should have asked your permission first eh? You a moderator? Seem weird enough.
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Correction. Most were highly educated people who could run rings around you, and you never were able to construct a good case to put forward your position. Debating with you is like shooting fish in a barrel. People with an active mind get bored of that and move on to something more stimulating. You were a fish in a small pond. Now you're a goldfish in a bowl. There's a whole ocean out there of far more interesting people to exchange ideas with.
Isn't this a known problem in discussions/arguments? You agree with one side, and therefore the other side must be unintelligent?

Other people on this forum have been given out to for touting their educational credentials whilst making an argument from both sides.
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Correction. Most were highly educated people who could run rings around you,
I never said they were not educated. I said they left wing which is a common enough result from spending too much time in education. The high flyers tend to grow out of it
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Isn't this a known problem in discussions/arguments? You agree with one side, and therefore the other side must be unintelligent?

Other people on this forum have been given out to for touting their educational credentials whilst making an argument from both sides.
It’s not what you say necessarily but how you say it in my opinion.
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Isn't this a known problem in discussions/arguments? You agree with one side, and therefore the other side must be unintelligent?

Other people on this forum have been given out to for touting their educational credentials whilst making an argument from both sides.
I don't believe that's the case at all. I'm not an academic by any stretch of the imagination, but that doesn't make me unable to put forward a point with the reasoning and evidence that led to my conclusion/belief. I've heard as much wisdom from the office cleaner as the company CEO in my time.
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But all the best, really. Eventually, Europe prefers a happy and friendly England out of the EU rather than a constantly grumpy party pooper.
Wonder what could make England happy and friendly after they "flounced" so many times....do you think they know?
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