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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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Yup. "John William" only posts on one topic, throws random pebbles into the thread, doesn't actually engage in conversation like a human being. Look back at his responses to my posts above: he's a computer program. A pretty good one, to be fair, but still not human.

When he comes back I'm going to ask him what he'd do if he found a turtle on its back in the desert...
Makes perfect sense: someone develops a robot to respond to DB's posts.
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I'm real.

I dont have to be a computer to post nonsense
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Old 10.03.2019, 21:37
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

I took my degree in Business Studies and Computing, and own an AIBO. Enjoy:
https://www.theatlantic.com/technolo...m-1972/372428/
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Old 10.03.2019, 23:13
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Today's news
Japanese drugmaker Shionogi's moves European HQ from London over Brexit

Ironically in 2012 when they opened in London, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, said “Boosting jobs and growth is my number one priority, and this means attracting ever more companies to the capital.
Shionogi will make a fantastic addition to London's growing life sciences sector, which benefits from our top class universities and research centres, direct access to huge markets, a skilled cosmopolitan workforce, and fantastic connectivity."

Likely the other members of the Japanese Pharmaceutical Group (JPG), Astellas, Chugai, Daiichi-Sankyo, Eisai, Kowa, Mitsubishi Tanabe, Otsuka, and Takeda will soon follow; as they already threatened too in April, 2017.
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Old 11.03.2019, 07:59
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I'd rather be a joke than a Russian bot.
He (it?) may be a bot but certainly not a Russian one. That's more likely to be mediasapiens.
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Old 11.03.2019, 08:21
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He (it?) may be a bot but certainly not a Russian one. That's more likely to be mediasapiens.
Especially since his/its command of English randomly goes off the rails, and there’s some very odd usage in the mix.
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I recall starting a thread about the possibility of Krembots on the Forum once. But now I realise even an AI bot probably wouldn’t care about influencing the opinions of the stubborn users of EF, we all, already know we are right about every subject conceivable.
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Old 11.03.2019, 10:28
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I recall starting a thread about the possibility of Krembots on the Forum once. But now I realise even an AI bot probably wouldn’t care about influencing the opinions of the stubborn users of EF, we all, already know we are right about every subject conceivable.
We might even end up convincing the Krembots of our ways.

At least that's my justification for keeping up the arguments.
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Better solution: England leaves the UK. The Rump UK (Scotland and Northern Ireland) gets to stay in the EU, no backstop, no angry Scotnats; England gets to be free of the EU and all it entails, not to mention NI and Scotland!

I'd vote for that!
You forgot Wales. Perhaps we could mix them with the Welsche, in memory of my suggestion ages ago to swap Scotland with Switzerland.
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Old 11.03.2019, 11:58
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Especially since his/its command of English randomly goes off the rails, and there’s some very odd usage in the mix.
In my defence; it is not my favorite language.
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Old 11.03.2019, 12:22
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You forgot Wales.
No I didn't.

(But I will admit to a somewhat archaic turn of phrase )
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Old 11.03.2019, 12:49
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Better solution: England leaves the UK. The Rump UK (Scotland and Northern Ireland) gets to stay in the EU, no backstop, no angry Scotnats; England gets to be free of the EU and all it entails, not to mention NI and Scotland!

I'd vote for that!
but that still doesn't solve the problem of a land border between the UK and the EU. Who will stop all those Scots sneaking over the border to get cheap fags and booze?

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but that still doesn't solve the problem of a land border between the UK and the EU. Who will stop all those Scots sneaking over the border to get cheap fags and booze?

BUILD. A. WALL.


Oh wait...
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Old 11.03.2019, 13:39
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BUILD. A. WALL.
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You forgot to mention "and make the Scots pay for it"

Highly recommend watching Conan O'Brien in "Conan without borders: made in Mexico".
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BUILD. A. WALL.


Oh wait...
Didn't the Romans try that already?
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Didn't the Romans try that already?
McWhoosh.
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Didn't the Romans try that already?
Hadrian Trumpus.
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Better solution: England leaves the UK. The Rump UK (Scotland and Northern Ireland) gets to stay in the EU, no backstop, no angry Scotnats; England gets to be free of the EU and all it entails, not to mention NI and Scotland!

I'd vote for that!
I wouldn't be eligible to vote but I would fully support the idea!
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Yes indeed but we are talking about the architects of Brexit. These are the ones making money out of Britain’s uncertainty!
The uncertainty has been made worse by MP's, no deal should have been planned as the default from day 1. US China trade sanctions has caused far more global uncertainty, FTSE 100 is way above pre referendum level so everyone has benefited, not just JRM
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Juncker and May live press conference now.
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