The EU Referendum

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Should we leave the EU?

Poll ended at Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:12 pm

Yes
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No
9
50%
 
Total votes : 18

Re: The EU Referendum

Postby Elessar » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:02 pm

WeeMann wrote:
Elessar wrote:
JLP wrote:Look guys, if you want to carry on this back and forth nonsense would it be possible to do it privately.


If you think that my attempts to protect this board are nonsense then by all means, I'll stop.


No, but this is getting very boring now and we're ready to lock down this and any other thread it pops up in.

I think you all know the next step if it rears up again after that.


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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby musicalprostitute » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:04 pm

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Converts are fucking maniacs....


Totally agree...but JLP has politely asked that we take leave this nonsense alone now (I always knew it was nonsense from the start): Come on, fella, let us do just that, hey?

You have now stated why you think I am racist and I have given my answer. Not much more to say, lad. Happy face. :)
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby action » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:05 pm

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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby action » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:06 pm

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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:08 pm

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Elessar wrote:Did anyone see the post the other day by 'archmagician', who registered in mid-2015 and then posted for the first time last week to bemoan the pathetic and weak PC brigade?

Anyone got any theories about who that was?


well, i don't need no alias to talk shit about PC scum, that's for sure. i do it enough as is!


It is easy to know when you are talking shit action. :-P
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:10 pm

Back to the EU stuff. Apparently some people want to maintain the rights of EU citizens after Brexit. And that Junkers bloke hopes we will rejoin the EU some day.
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby fairydandy » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:23 pm

JLP wrote:Back to the EU stuff. Apparently some people want to maintain the rights of EU citizens after Brexit. And that Junkers bloke hopes we will rejoin the EU some day.


The EU won't exist by the time we decide we want back in. I think they all know that the beginning of the end has started.
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby musicalprostitute » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:35 pm

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The EU won't exist by the time we decide we want back in. I think they all know that the beginning of the end has started.


Yup. I think it is fair to say that the UK pushed the first domino here.
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby Ace » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:42 pm

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JLP wrote:Back to the EU stuff. Apparently some people want to maintain the rights of EU citizens after Brexit. And that Junkers bloke hopes we will rejoin the EU some day.


The EU won't exist by the time we decide we want back in. I think they all know that the beginning of the end has started.


The beginning of the end was the introduction of the Euro. It was all a matter of time after that. A truly disastrous decision that has economically crippled many nations purely because some Europeans wanted to create a European state.

Europe didn't need a common currency, the exchange rate hedging models that existing did the job just fine and worked exceptionally well. If a country does not control its currency, it can not control a great deal else. Your currency is like a shock absorber that allows to so slow and increase your economy by currency devaluation, interest rate manipulation and quantitive easing. Once you lose this, you are at the mercy of the larger economies.

We certain.y dodged a bullet there.
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby bigV » Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:12 pm

This made me laugh yesterday:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03 ... n-trigger/

And yesterday this:

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics ... 88761.html

Sounds like someone at Number 10 might be a tad superstitious :)

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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:32 am

There are some fucking idiots on both sides of this debate being given air time on Radio 2 at present.
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