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E.U: Leave or Stay? Your thoughts.

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

  1. Goatee

    Goatee Multimodder

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    Completely agree, the ergonomics of picking fruit is a nightmare. The physical conditioning required, along with the ability to perform repetitive tasks is not something I think I could manage, even unit the non-existent first tea break.

    Conversely my body is a blob and is solely there to keep my brain alive, nourished and free from pain so I can work, my brain is what my employer compensates me richly for.
     
  2. MLyons

    MLyons 70% Dev, 30% Doge. DevDoge Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Should try doing tech support.

    on topic. Seems us getting vaccines quickly has been a legitimate benefit of brexit.
     
  3. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Nope, that's just Hatt Mancock lying to you again I'm afraid. You can always tell when he's lying: his lips move.
     
  4. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Multimodder

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    True enough with regards to approval.
    But would we have had to join the common vaccine procurement program if we were still members, if so it's fair comment to claim faster access to the vaccines by being out?
     
  5. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Nope, as made clear in Fact Check page:

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  6. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Multimodder

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    But given the chance of adding a scapegoat to throw under the bus when it went wrong, our lot probably would have joined.....
     
  7. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    True, but claims that we could only go our own way because we left the EU or, conversely, that we wouldn't have been able to go our own way if we were still a member of the EU are absolutely false. Kinda like the passport colour thing, only... y'know, this would actually matter.
     
  8. loftie

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    I was wondering a while back if us leaving had had an adverse effect on the EU procurement process, if it would have been better/worse with us remaining in. Assuming individual countries have much involvement in the process either directly or more indirectly with any staff assisting the EU processes.
     
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  10. loftie

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  11. Maki role

    Maki role Dale you're on a roll... Staff

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    Always a fun read to be had in here haha
     
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  12. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    UK exports to the EU dropped 40% in January, while imports dropped 28.8%. Unfortunately for Our Glorious Leaders, trade with non-EU nations grew 1.7 percent in the same period - which makes it really, really hard to blame coronavirus instead of Brexit. Not that they won't try, of course.
     
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  13. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Multimodder

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    Not surprising given the lazy arsed approach I've seen from people trying to export into the EU.
     
  14. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Oh of course it'll be Operation Sweep it Under the Covid Carpet.

    Or the EU's fault.

    Or both.
     
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    Also:


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  16. BA_13

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    But those 200 million are proud BRITISH exports, and as such they are worth far more than the numbers alone suggest, any true brit would see that.
     
  17. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Don't forget they're happy exports. Proud happy british exports.
     
  18. Gareth Halfacree

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    "Your Honour, we could not possibly have complied with a document we couldn't even be arsed to scrutinise before signing, the EU is totes being a big meanie".
     
  20. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Rotary Cat.

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    Bozo and his lickspittles don't give a toss, just as long as they profit whilst they destroy our economy.
     
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