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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 19.03.2019, 22:10
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How are your world record height 80m high Elm trees doing?

(as in, we all make mistakes)
As a distant relative of the Guinness Book of World Records founder twins, I could offer to arbitrate?
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Old 19.03.2019, 22:12
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Brexit: Merkel vows to fight for orderly process http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47629229

Now even Deutschland will get more involved ...
From the video:
"It is now physically impossible to leave on the 29th of March"

Physically? Do they need to move the island?
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Old 19.03.2019, 22:14
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80 feet, not 80m.
So: I have some measuring to do, and get four poles to form a chain. Excluding my own, how many feet are there in the team?
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Old 19.03.2019, 22:34
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So: I have some measuring to do, and get four poles to form a chain. Excluding my own, how many feet are there in the team?
Depends on the sport, for example
Rugby 30
Politics 0

HTH
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Old 19.03.2019, 22:52
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Depends on the sport, for example
Rugby 30
Politics 0

HTH
Sorry no, think Roger Bannister as a hint if that helps...
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Old 19.03.2019, 23:11
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As a distant relative of the Guinness Book of World Records founder twins, I could offer to arbitrate?
Bring your own ladder

I have an elastic tape measure
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Old 19.03.2019, 23:14
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Sorry no, think Roger Bannister as a hint if that helps...
No!, do not want to think of anyone who wears shorts without shaving their legs!
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Old 19.03.2019, 23:33
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When a slamdunk is a thing of beauty...

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Old 19.03.2019, 23:33
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According to the video, link stolen from Blueangel, there seem to be 30 marchers left in the Brexit march; maybe other groups there who were not filmed?
They seem to be moving pretty well so will likely complete the course.

Missing are the pictures of the cheering crowds lining the route!
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Old 19.03.2019, 23:48
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As a distant relative of the Guinness Book of World Records founder twins, I could offer to arbitrate?
Your relative Ross McWhirtier was against Britain joining the common Market. He was assassinated by the IRA on 27 November 1975, he is the only person I have ever known to be shot dead on their front door step.
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Old 20.03.2019, 00:03
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According to the video, link stolen from Blueangel, there seem to be 30 marchers left in the Brexit march; maybe other groups there who were not filmed?
They seem to be moving pretty well so will likely complete the course.

Missing are the pictures of the cheering crowds lining the route!
Rumor has it that Nigel had to return to Brussels for an urgent meeting of the fisheries committee.
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Old 20.03.2019, 00:59
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When is the next friendly vote in GB and what will it be about?
I think that will be 'Britain's Got Talentless Wankers In Government'
It's billed as being the hit of the summer!

Early entrants are:

Theresa May's School of Dance
Michael Gove's astounding impression of a goldfish
BoJo getting a sweat on riding his latest bike (of the 2 wheeled variety)
Jacob Rees-Mogg's live rendition of 'Common People'
Farage's Magic trick of getting audience members to pay £220 each to have dinner with him.
Larry the Cat proving he can still lick his own balls even with a full stomach of Dreamies.

Late entrant:
Daniel Hannan's lecture on Irish History (please see #HannanIrishHistory on Twitter )

New guest judge is John "ORDER!!" Bercow.
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...he is the only person I have ever known to be shot dead on their front door step.
Jill Dando?
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Old 20.03.2019, 01:18
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Jill Dando?
John Lennon?
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EU just passed a new ruling where one only has to have worked for only one month in another EU country to have the right for unemployed money according to the standards of the country where that one month has been worked. Time worked in other country's is needed and counts along but the height of the allowance is purely based on that one last month. Also they can take this allowance back home.

Only one thing left to say...

GO BREXIT

Bunch of lunatics in the EU.
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That's because it's actually the opposite. The proposal (which I guess has just been passed?) requires the applicant to have worked at least three months in a new country before aggregating total period of employment and claiming benefits at the rate provided by the new country.

#FakeNews #WhyReadPastTheHeadline? But it keeps the anti-EU fanbois (antifanbois?) happy.

And this is, in short, how Brexit happened. Some people would believe everything. Brexit fanboys and fangirls are not very smart..
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Old 20.03.2019, 07:38
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Ah. Dear Carole...

https://order-order.com/people/carole-cadwalladr/
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Your relative Ross McWhirtier was against Britain joining the common Market. He was assassinated by the IRA on 27 November 1975, he is the only person I have ever known to be shot dead on their front door step.
It was disgusting.
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And this is, in short, how Brexit happened. Some people would believe everything. Brexit fanboys and fangirls are not very smart..
while the other side said.. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics...endum-36355564

" Leave vote would cause an "immediate and profound" economic shock, with growth between 3% and 6% lower.

David Cameron said it was the "self-destruct option" for the country.
"In such a scenario, it suggests sterling would fall by 12%, unemployment would rise by 520,000, average wages would fall by 2.8% and house prices would be hit by 10%."


so if you believed that your pretty thick as well. so it looks like everyone is a bit dim, which is maybe why we are in such a complete mess.

I still think it'll be cancelled and we'll all go back to normal.
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Jill Dando?
I did not personally know Jill Dando so very different.
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Again never spent any time with John Lennon either.
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This has been agreed upon as being the proposal by EU committee, parliament and the 28 members of the council.

Things is that with such clear majority putting the agreement into law is just a formality. This is already a much less disastrous agreement as what the original plan was about some months ago, which pleaded for only having needed one day of work in another country to be able to demand unemployment money from it.

Common sense is not your thing I guess.
You obviously need a second shovel!
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