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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 31.03.2019, 11:18
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Yeah but the silly dog-whistle clickbait keep the Brexiteers busy clicking and sharing, doesn’t it?

Those fellas probably eat salami and drink German beer. They’re in no position to talk to us about Europe, are they?
Talking of which, this meme is being widely circulated today in Brexit circles.


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Old 31.03.2019, 11:45
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Now we just need Boris Johnson and Michael Gove to account for illegal behaviour by the official Vote Leave Brexit campaign.
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson called on Johnson to recognise the campaign acted illegally. “I’m sure the man who seeks to be your prime minister will acknowledge … Vote Leave broke the law,”
This is a big deal as, apparently, they met daily (whether in person or by video conference) to discuss procedure. This leaves Gove and BoJo are directly implicated.

This thread might interest you...

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A short potted history of the BBC's coverage of Vote Leave's cheating in the Referendum.
It begins here, when @GoodLawProject began judicial review proceedings against the Electoral Commission. A balanced piece of coverage (by Brian Wheeler.) /1
https://twitter.com/JolyonMaugham/st...96160262909952
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Old 31.03.2019, 12:00
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Talking of which, this meme is being widely circulated today in Brexit circles.


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Well, surely the logical date would be 1945 when the war ended? Or do they want another 5 years of horror? Bizarre.

PS: They wrote "my" and not "mine"... sigh.

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Old 31.03.2019, 12:04
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Talking of which, this meme is being widely circulated today in Brexit circles.


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Old 31.03.2019, 12:17
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Well, surely the logical date would be 1945 when the war ended? Or do they want another 5 years of horror? Bizarre.

PS: They wrote "my" and not "mine"... sigh.
Well, they're being honest (how unusual), it would probably take 5 years to get everything organized to a new "normal".
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Old 31.03.2019, 12:28
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Boris Johnson and Michael Gove under fire on Vote Leave’s law-breaking

Conservative grandees asked to account for their role in the Brexit campaign, after group drops its appeal against fine.

Conservative leadership candidates Boris Johnson and Michael Gove are facing growing calls to account for illegal behaviour by the official Vote Leave Brexit campaign.

The group has dropped its appeal against the Electoral Commission’s ruling that it broke the law by channelling hundreds of thousands of pounds of donations to an ostensibly independent campaign group, BeLeave.Boris Johnson and Michael Gove under fire on Vote Leave’s law-breaking...
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Well, surely the logical date would be 1945 when the war ended? Or do they want another 5 years of horror? Bizarre.

PS: They wrote "my" and not "mine"... sigh.
Errrr... No. The Battle of Britain—does that ring a bell? "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few". The very definition of British bollocks.

Kids these days... sigh.

(And "my" for "mine" is just one of two mistakes in that meme. But then again, it seems compulsory for all memes to be written by retarded chimpanzees.)
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Old 31.03.2019, 12:52
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Errrr... No. The Battle of Britain—does that ring a bell?

Kids these days... sigh.

(And "my" for "mine" is just one of two mistakes in that meme. But then again, it seems compulsory for all memes to be written by retarded chimpanzees.)
Indeed. Especially as the clocks should be going FORWARD.
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Old 31.03.2019, 13:13
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Was just going to comment on them going backwards when everyone else goes forward
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Old 31.03.2019, 13:36
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Errrr... No. The Battle of Britain—does that ring a bell? "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few". The very definition of British bollocks.

Kids these days... sigh.

(And "my" for "mine" is just one of two mistakes in that meme. But then again, it seems compulsory for all memes to be written by retarded chimpanzees.)
LOL, I got so used to reading EF that I simply over-read the "my".

The double meaning of bollocks - a Freudian or wanted?

However, didn't someone post the other day, that the EU made memes illegal?
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Old 31.03.2019, 15:11
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A present for Loz!
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Wonder if it will reach almost 6 million signatures like the Remain petition?
Now 81,982 signatures after three days, come on Leavers - get writing your bots!!!!

The revoke A50 petition was getting that many signatures per hour
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Old 31.03.2019, 15:14
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Indeed. Especially as the clocks should be going FORWARD.
I do not subscribe to the theory that Leavers are not the brightest bulbs on the tree but when they do not know which way to change the clocks......
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Old 31.03.2019, 15:47
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I do not subscribe to the theory that Leavers are not the brightest bulbs on the tree but when they do not know which way to change the clocks......
Yeah, well, I have to double check on google every 6 months too. As the whole system is bollocks anyway I don't feel the least bit stupid about it.

Some stuff is simply not worth wasting grey cells space on.
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Old 31.03.2019, 15:57
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No they did not! They wrote that "it would be logical that Parliament needs to approve revocation" but that was a view; not a rule.

Edit: so far not much "logical" has happened in the Brexit process.
How could it be any different? The parliament has ordered the PM to invoke article 50, and that order was necessary for it to be invoked. As long as that order stands there can't be any revoking.
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Old 31.03.2019, 17:10
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Yeah, well, I have to double check on google every 6 months too. As the whole system is bollocks anyway I don't feel the least bit stupid about it.

Some stuff is simply not worth wasting grey cells space on.
But probably most people who spread this meme do remember which way they changed their clocks this morning?
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Errrr... No. The Battle of Britain—does that ring a bell? "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few". The very definition of British bollocks.

Kids these days... sigh.

(And "my" for "mine" is just one of two mistakes in that meme. But then again, it seems compulsory for all memes to be written by retarded chimpanzees.)
England still had "bollocks" until the end of the war was my point hence why would you want to turn the clock back to when the war was still ongoing even if it was a defining battle... but no worries I don't expect you to get that kind of subtlety.

Ahh, old farts these days...
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Old 31.03.2019, 17:35
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England still had "bollocks" until the end of the war was my point hence why would you want to turn the clock back to when the war was still ongoing even if it was a defining battle... but no worries I don't expect you to get that kind of subtlety.

Ahh, old farts these days...
Nah! By then the US forces had saved us!
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1940 certainly wasn’t a good year for Britain. But I suppise the will of the people would prefer that to the peace in Europe that the EU has brought us.
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Will this madness ever end? Since the Brexit vote, the UK has lost £360 million per week.

https://twitter.com/CER_EU/status/1111915972632420353
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Old 31.03.2019, 21:50
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Will this madness ever end? Since the Brexit vote, the UK has lost £360 million per week.

https://twitter.com/CER_EU/status/1111915972632420353
I consider that propaganda.
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