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E.U: Leave or Stay? Your thoughts.

Discussion in 'Serious' started by TheBlackSwordsMan, 22 Feb 2016.

  1. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Indeed. Couldn't agree more.

    Not sure how that can happen at the moment. The Tories already plan to move the boundaries in this sitting to make it easier for them to stay in power.
     
  2. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    Biggest take away from this election is: if you are relatively young and have skills, move the **** abroad. Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the EU if you can manage it. Time to leave before you get sucked down with the sinking ship.
     
  3. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Us Brits are Captains of our own ship, we have to stay rather than run away.

    Edit: That said i'd probably move to Finland (i'm just a deckhand afterall) but my Finnish partner prefers it here.

    At the moment.
     
  4. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Multimodder

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    Fook that I'm a Yorkshireman first and British second. Canada wouldn't have me, Australia and Germany are next on the list...
     
  5. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    A quarter of it's on fire, another quarter fells like it is, and what's left is run by Boris/Trump-grade bellends. I'd pass on Australia.
     
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    Broadwater06 Minimodder

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    They vote for Tories, they lose their jobs, they get told by the job centres to pick strawberries to fill the gap. Vicious circle.
     
  7. Andersen

    Andersen Brain for hire

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    Its worse. There's a reason I moved to UK. finland simply sucks compared to UK even with all the crap going on.
     
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    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    Germany is quite nice. The people are a little grumpy here in Bavaria, but if you're not one for that "have a nice day" culture that's been infecting the UK, then it's great.

    They can't drive though. I think I've only had two or three days in the last two months where I haven't seen an accident that's closed either the entire road or enough of the lanes that it's stop-start traffic.
     
  9. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Ha, yeah that's why the good lady doesn't want to go 'home' and has been here 20+years. I've only had long holidays there but holidays aren't the same as living somewhere.

    It's also why we came back from NZ. Don't get me wrong, it's lovely, we just find living here better - even with everything going on.

    Plus it's a short hop to the mainland.
     
  10. Zak33

    Zak33 Staff Lover of bit-tech Administrator

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    to be honest, I'd not considered her as a black politician - she's just a politician

    Sadly, in the last 2 years, she's seriously let herself and her team down. Her recent interviews have been an utter road crash, a train wreck. That 2017 debacle about (doing what we all want) employing 10,000 more police, and then quoting it was gonna cost £300k and then deciding it was gonna cost £80 million which is also utter tosh was horrendous. I heared her on the Radio within the last 6 months and she was incoherent
     
  11. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    Thank goodness we don't have someone like that running the country then. ;)
     
  12. Nexxo

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    ^^^ cue rimshot: Badoom-Tish!
     
  13. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Guy Verhofstadt:
    Good.
     
  14. Broadwater06

    Broadwater06 Minimodder

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    Me too, I consider her as a politician but I remember her as the first black woman MP. She's not good at interviews, however she isn't the only one who is incoherent and weak on maths and the amount of abuse she get is a lot.
     
  15. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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    It is a nice example of how Dianne Abbott is vilified by the public as a Dumb Black Woman, while the equally uninformed and bumbling Boris Johnson gets away with it because he is a White Male Etonian.
     
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  16. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    And he can't even add up hospitals.

    Or you get those that are good with numbers but those numbers are all lies.
     
  17. Corky42

    Corky42 Where's walle?

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    Paint them red and put wheels on them. :D
     
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    Some animals are more equal than others
     
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    To be fair, the evil BBC doesn't make the wine crate / hospital exchange rate their main story every day, so please donate some sympathy to his epic struggle:p
     
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    fix-the-spade Multimodder

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