The EU Referendum

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Should we leave the EU?

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

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No
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:12 am

Come on you Tigers.
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby Pingu » Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:42 pm

JLP wrote:https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-pick-your-own-brexit/


That's absolutely brilliant. Best bit is repeatedly getting to the brink of a soft Brexit, then getting the hardline Eurosceptic Tories to call a vote of no confidence. I went through three general elections. Also love the Boris 'quotes'.

This today

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/how-to-prepare-if-the-uk-leaves-the-eu-with-no-deal

Also known as "Protect and Survive, 2018 redux".
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:07 pm

Pingu wrote:
JLP wrote:https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2018-pick-your-own-brexit/


That's absolutely brilliant. Best bit is repeatedly getting to the brink of a soft Brexit, then getting the hardline Eurosceptic Tories to call a vote of no confidence. I went through three general elections. Also love the Boris 'quotes'.

This today

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/how-to-prepare-if-the-uk-leaves-the-eu-with-no-deal

Also known as "Protect and Survive, 2018 redux".


I managed hard Brexit, soft Brexit and a Labour general election win. :cool:
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Thu Aug 23, 2018 3:04 pm

Debit and credit cards may be more expensive and Brits living abroad may lose access to their pensions.

Still that is what we voted for. Allegedly
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby fairydandy » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:53 pm

JLP wrote:Debit and credit cards may be more expensive and Brits living abroad may lose access to their pensions.

Still that is what we voted for. Allegedly


What difference will that make to your life? Going back to the first page of this topic, you said you didn't know how to vote...now all of a sudden, you're an expert on Brexit and what we voted for?
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:59 pm

fairydandy wrote:
JLP wrote:Debit and credit cards may be more expensive and Brits living abroad may lose access to their pensions.

Still that is what we voted for. Allegedly


What difference will that make to your life? Going back to the first page of this topic, you said you didn't know how to vote...now all of a sudden, you're an expert on Brexit and what we voted for?



You really don't like anyone disagreeing with you do you? I changed my mind because of a friend's view on immigration. And the fact that my son in law is German.

My post is not attacking anyone. It is merely stating what the Government is now saying. But of course as always, you are right and no one can disagree with you.

I have friends who live in Spain. It will affect them.
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby fairydandy » Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:11 pm

JLP wrote:
fairydandy wrote:
JLP wrote:Debit and credit cards may be more expensive and Brits living abroad may lose access to their pensions.

Still that is what we voted for. Allegedly


What difference will that make to your life? Going back to the first page of this topic, you said you didn't know how to vote...now all of a sudden, you're an expert on Brexit and what we voted for?



You really don't like anyone disagreeing with you do you? I changed my mind because of a friend's view on immigration. And the fact that my son in law is German.

My post is not attacking anyone. It is merely stating what the Government is now saying. But of course as always, you are right and no one can disagree with you.

I have friends who live in Spain. It will affect them.


It's not that at all JLP. It's your repeated 'holier than thou' and very smarmy stances that I just can't tolerate. Disagree by all means, but check the tone of your posts for heaven's sake!

People know what they voted for, so please respect their decision. They weren't all thick racists, as much as that might disturb you.

How does your son in law being German affect anything...I'm intrigued as to what difference it makes?
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:15 pm

He could be forced to leave under a hard Brexit. He works, pays his taxes and does not claim benefits. Simples.
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:17 pm

What did people vote for by the way? To leave the EU ofcourse. But did they know that debit cards ect and pensions would be anissue?
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby fairydandy » Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:25 pm

JLP wrote:He could be forced to leave under a hard Brexit. He works, pays his taxes and does not claim benefits. Simples.


The government have repeatedly stated that this will not happen.
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby fairydandy » Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:29 pm

JLP wrote:What did people vote for by the way? To leave the EU ofcourse. But did they know that debit cards ect and pensions would be anissue?


Do you honestly think that they care? A few quid here and there is nothing compared to that gargantuan money pit that is the EU.

Don't like Theresa May? Vote her out at the next election. Don't like Jean Claude Junker? Tough, we can't get rid of him. :?
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby Elessar » Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:32 am

fairydandy wrote:
JLP wrote:What did people vote for by the way? To leave the EU ofcourse. But did they know that debit cards ect and pensions would be anissue?


Do you honestly think that they care? A few quid here and there is nothing compared to that gargantuan money pit that is the EU.

Don't like Theresa May? Vote her out at the next election. Don't like Jean Claude Junker? Tough, we can't get rid of him. :?


You’ve got no more control over May than you have over Junker though. The idea that if you don’t like May you can vote her out is a total illusion designed to trick you into thinking you’re in control.
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby fairydandy » Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:37 am

Elessar wrote:
You’ve got no more control over May than you have over Junker though. The idea that if you don’t like May you can vote her out is a total illusion designed to trick you into thinking you’re in control.


How so? If we don't vote for her at the next General Election, she is gone.
 
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby JLP » Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:07 am

fairydandy wrote:
JLP wrote:He could be forced to leave under a hard Brexit. He works, pays his taxes and does not claim benefits. Simples.


The government have repeatedly stated that this will not happen.


Not before the referendum though. And with all the stuff being said in the run up about TH nationals over here, that was a real concern.
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Re: The EU Referendum

Postby bigV » Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:58 pm

fairydandy wrote:
JLP wrote:He could be forced to leave under a hard Brexit. He works, pays his taxes and does not claim benefits. Simples.


The government have repeatedly stated that this will not happen.


Oh, well... If the government says it, then it must be true :roll:

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