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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 26.09.2018, 17:37
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It's a bit optimistic and a tad naive to claim there will be "nothing" to pay the EU after any kind of Brexit, never mind a hard Brexit.
Remember nothing has been agreed till everything is agreed, so no agreement no payment whatsoever required. It would make perfect sense rather than being naive.

Where would the EU sue Britain, in Britain.........good luck with winning that.
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Old 26.09.2018, 17:40
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Remember nothing has been agreed till everything is agreed, so no agreement no payment whatsoever required. It would make perfect sense rather than being naive.

Where would the EU sue Britain, in Britain.........good luck with winning that.
That's all a bit Humphrey Appleby isn't it?
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Old 26.09.2018, 17:48
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Remember nothing has been agreed till everything is agreed, so no agreement no payment whatsoever required. It would make perfect sense rather than being naive.

Where would the EU sue Britain, in Britain.........good luck with winning that.
Nave did you say, oh my ... Can't get more nave than believing the EU would not find much much better ways to punish the UK for non payment for their part of the commitments they agreed to before the vote - suing is the last of their worries. How daft can anyone be? Getting funnier by the day ...
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Old 26.09.2018, 19:03
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Nave did you say, oh my ... Can't get more nave than believing the EU would not find much much better ways to punish the UK for non payment for their part of the commitments they agreed to before the vote - suing is the last of their worries. How daft can anyone be? Getting funnier by the day ...
Time will tell which one of us is the most naive. I would bet with you but that might to a repeat of the fiasco when you lost our bet last time
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Old 26.09.2018, 19:15
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No worries dear, I'll give it + more, to the same charity
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Old 26.09.2018, 19:17
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No worries dear, I'll give it + more, to the same charity
However without proof of payment.......... & more than 1 version of how it was paid. Since the film has been made which was a ridiculous use of the funds if you even paid, I suggested a Children's Charity.
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Old 26.09.2018, 19:50
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However without proof of payment.......... & more than 1 version of how it was paid. Since the film has been made which was a ridiculous use of the funds if you even paid, I suggested a Children's Charity.
I'll act as Escrow this time, will send you both my IBAN in PM
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Old 26.09.2018, 19:56
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I'll act as Escrow this time, will send you both my IBAN in PM
Odile refuses to pay to an IBAN, that was part of the story
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Old 26.09.2018, 20:41
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Odile refuses to pay to an IBAN, that was part of the story
I take paypal or bullion.
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Old 26.09.2018, 21:20
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StirB - no need to waste time on this, The organisation/Charity had just asked for donations for their new film- and OH was unhappy about the payment method - it was paid via a friend who lives in that country who owed me money. Easy peasy. No issue with us paying with IBan or Paypal - but of course this is absolutely and totally irrelevant to this thread. Cheers.
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Old 26.09.2018, 21:39
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StirB - no need to waste time on this, The organisation/Charity had just asked for donations for their new film- and OH was unhappy about the payment method - it was paid via a friend who lives in that country who owed me money. Easy peasy. No issue with us paying with IBan or Paypal - but of course this is absolutely and totally irrelevant to this thread. Cheers.
You absolutely had a problem with paying by IBAN, let me remind you of the inconsistencies from the other thread. Really no idea if you paid or not.


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Made it clear, no more betting.

I rustled with my conscience for quite some time, and decided not to support the charity mentionned as I truly do not approve of private education academies sprouting all over the UK. Money was paid to the other charity I mentionned therefore, the Imad foundation in France.
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Well for once you are right- I haven't paid. Just in case you haven't noticed (and thanks for the good wishes btw)- I've been otherwise engaged fighting another, very painful battle. I have not paid because OH refuses to pay by IBAN in case of security issues, and the only other option is by cheque, which is not possible from CH, as you well know.

My French friend was on holiday last 2 weeks- and I shall pay her cash in exchange for a cheque for 100 + 50 (out of goodwill due to mis-understanding about which part of the post my 'yes' replied to). That will go on Thursday.

Call me a liar, with your tweedle dum friend from Glasgow- I truly don't care.
Last time I bought a Lottery ticket must have been over 30 years ago- and I never bet, on principle. In this case you pushed me into it and I was stupid enough to let you- but I shall be proud to contribute to Latifa's fabulous word- so thank you. Despicable.
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I didn't think I had to give you dates and explain why, although it was agreed to be paid in principle, due to my friends holiday the cheque will actually go on Thursday as she had to cancel last Thursday's lessons at last minute.
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But I paid up all the same and quite a bit more... but FMF will never, ever see a receipt and can't trace the payment as it was done by a French friend who owed me money. Ironically it was 50 % for a film and 50% to the Imad association. I would have paid the money in any case, such a great cause.
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Old 26.09.2018, 21:44
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Yes, dear- grow up. Paid, more than agreed is all you need to know. Toodlepip- best back on 'ignore'

Apologies folks- perhaps a Mod can erase all this nonsense, totally irrelevant to the thread - thanks.

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Remember nothing has been agreed till everything is agreed, so no agreement no payment whatsoever required. It would make perfect sense rather than being naive.

Where would the EU sue Britain, in Britain.........good luck with winning that.
Stands to reason really for as May has said on a number of occasions, including at her recent attendance in the United Nations, that any money saved from leaving the EU ( whether it be a hard or soft Brexit ) is earmarked for Africa.

As for the NHS, it will have to resign itself to saving money on drugs ( for all the hope it will have of benefitting
from a Brexit dividend )
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Old 27.09.2018, 18:01
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British Shares will do better V Europe with a Hard BREXIT says Deutsche Bank.

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-br...KCN1M70TR?il=0
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Old 27.09.2018, 21:12
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British Shares will do better V Europe with a Hard BREXIT says Deutsche Bank.

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-br...KCN1M70TR?il=0
It's interesting to see wherever anyone lands on the Brexit or remain side, it shows in their ability to post selectively whatever news snippet they find which aligns with their beliefs.

Had Deutsche Bank said the opposite and that shares would plummet, it would have been poo-pooed as scare-mongering. Seems we're none of us immune to media bias...

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Had DB said the opposite and that shares would plummet, it would have been poo-pooed as scare-mongering. Seems we're none of us immune to media bias...
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Old 27.09.2018, 21:19
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Don't drag me into this!
Actually, I couldn't figure out if DB was you or the Deutsche Bank..
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Old 27.09.2018, 21:22
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British Shares will do better V Europe with a Hard BREXIT says Deutsche Bank.

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-br...KCN1M70TR?il=0
From your link "a falling pound would offer an accounting boost", of course, Brexit will destroy the exchange rate so the British Shares denominated in will rise in terms but only good for British investors; for others the price of British shares in their home currency will not change.
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Actually, I couldn't figure out if DB was you or the Deutsche Bank..
Amended my post before D(ougal’s) B(reakfast) starts getting tipped up for stock market info.
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