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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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Did you get the confirmation email?
Yes, took them about 10 minutes to deliver that to me tho, but after I clicked it they confirmed that my vote has been counted.
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Old 21.03.2019, 14:12
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Yes, took them about 10 minutes to deliver that to me tho, but after I clicked it they confirmed that my vote has been counted.
Which "vote"?
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Old 21.03.2019, 14:17
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I guess it's an innate desire for people to speak up. You do it yourself, if you look back through this thread (you rank as the 2nd most voluminous poster). Although for you, you got the result you wanted yet you can't stop yourself posting about it. Imagine how you'd be if the result was the other way around.
Nah, I would have accepted the result of the referendum. No one would be talking about this now if Remain would have won.
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Old 21.03.2019, 14:19
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All this desperation. Petition after petition hasn't worked so why should it work now? It's too good for words.
The only thing the petition needs to do is empower the MPs. Cooper, Grieve and Soubry were so on it yesterday - passionate and emotional, they're the ones receiving public support.

If the blame speech of May's was meant to garner support and sympathy for herself, it hasn't worked. Osborne warned her, when he was interviewed in Davos, she was sleep walking into crashing out by default. Well, she hasn't listened to anyone and now with only days to go she is looking to shift the blame, nothing else for her to do.
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Old 21.03.2019, 14:23
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Cooper, Grieve and Soubry were so on it yesterday - passionate and emotional, they're the ones receiving public support.
If you really believe this then there is no hope for you.
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Old 21.03.2019, 14:28
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If you really believe this then there is no hope for you.
Maybe it would be better if they just trolled instead.
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Old 21.03.2019, 14:29
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Speaker John Bercow made a passionate intervention in Parliament defending MPs.

"None of you is a traitor. All of you are doing your best. This should not be and I’m sure will not prove to be a matter of any controversy whatsoever."

He went on: "From the Chair, let me say that I believe passionately in the institution of parliament, in the rights of members of this House, and in their commitment to their duty," he said. "The sole duty of every member of parliament is to do what he or she thinks is right."

May had attacked MPs for refusing to support her Brexit deal yesterday, saying "Parliament has done everything possible to avoid making a choice."
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https://order-order.com/2019/03/21/f...ke-signatures/
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... blatantly fake signatures arising everywhere from Russia, to Afghanistan, to North Korea. Tens of thousands of signatures have also come from EU states including Jean Claude Juncker’s tiny Luxembourg…
Perhaps someone should let Guido know that not all British citizens live in the UK.
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Which "vote"?
Semantics...
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Old 21.03.2019, 14:32
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Speaker John Bercow made a passionate intervention in Parliament defending MPs.

"None of you is a traitor. All of you are doing your best. This should not be and I’m sure will not prove to be a matter of any controversy whatsoever."

He went on: "From the Chair, let me say that I believe passionately in the institution of parliament, in the rights of members of this House, and in their commitment to their duty," he said. "The sole duty of every member of parliament is to do what he or she thinks is right."

May had attacked MPs for refusing to support her Brexit deal yesterday, saying "Parliament has done everything possible to avoid making a choice."
I hope we remain in Europe, but I also hope out of this that the nasty, bullying, short-person-syndrome, power-hungry bell end that is John Bercow gets a right trashing.
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Semantics...
It's ok, we've established on another thread that it's a thing.
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Old 21.03.2019, 14:36
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Nah, I would have accepted the result of the referendum. No one would be talking about this now if Remain would have won.
Nige would have been fighting it. A 48% - 52% in favour of Remain wouldn't have been over by a long chalk, according to him.
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Speaker John Bercow made a passionate intervention in Parliament defending MPs.

"None of you is a traitor. All of you are doing your best. This should not be and I’m sure will not prove to be a matter of any controversy whatsoever."

He went on: "From the Chair, let me say that I believe passionately in the institution of parliament, in the rights of members of this House, and in their commitment to their duty," he said. "The sole duty of every member of parliament is to do what he or she thinks is right."

May had attacked MPs for refusing to support her Brexit deal yesterday, saying "Parliament has done everything possible to avoid making a choice."
What happened?

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I hope we remain in Europe, but I also hope out of this that the nasty, bullying, short-person-syndrome, power-hungry bell end that is John Bercow gets a right trashing.
You seem to have misspelled "Theresa May", but Lolz says we're not allowed to pick posters up on their grammatical and orthographic mistakes any more.
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Old 21.03.2019, 14:40
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Nah, I would have accepted the result of the referendum. No one would be talking about this now if Remain would have won.
Even more wisdom by Loz.

Obviously, if Remain had won there'd be no Brexit to talk about in the first place!

Only Farage who presumably would keep campaigning for it, especially if the margin had been thin.
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Old 21.03.2019, 14:44
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Oohh dear. Eurosceptics all over the place it seems.......
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...S-Uue4okYdSjNo
It is clear by now with most votes counted (98,5%) that the EU sceptic newcomer FvD will become the biggest party in the Dutch senate.
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It is clear by now with most votes counted (98,5%) that the EU sceptic newcomer FvD will become the biggest party in the Dutch senate.
In layman’s terms, what does that mean for the price of fish?
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In layman’s terms, what does that mean for the price of fish?
An important issue for you, as a processed seafood insider!
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Old 21.03.2019, 14:56
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In layman’s terms, what does that mean for the price of fish?
That would go up in the Netherlands anyway since the French used the EU to Ban a new method which had many fisherman in the Netherlands invest a lot of money and pulled in more fish while research has not even been concluded but is leaning towards it being better for the environment. The French used lies to effect the opinion of European parliament only to prevent their own internal market so their fisherman don't have to invest that much as the Dutch did.
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In layman’s terms, what does that mean for the price of fish?
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That would go up in the Netherlands anyway since the French used the EU to Ban a new method which had many fisherman in the Netherlands invest a lot of money and pulled in more fish while research has not even been concluded but is leaning towards it being better for the environment. The French used lies to effect the opinion of European parliament only to prevent their own internal market so their fisherman don't have to invest that much as the Dutch did.
I think something got lost in translation there...

https://www.urbandictionary.com/defi...ce%20of%20fish
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