View Poll Results: 10 days left, what'll it be?

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  • Hard Brexit (crash out)

    45 48.91%
  • No Brexit (Remain by revoking A50)

    24 26.09%
  • Withdrawal Agreement (after a new session is called)

    0 0%
  • Extension + Withdrawal Agreement

    3 3.26%
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    9 9.78%
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    11 11.96%
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elegiac View Post
    Again, y'all are doing an awful lot of complaining about the EU exercising its sovereignty despite being ostensibly thrilled.
    Because the UK should be the only one allowed to exercise sovereignty, all others should be subservient to the glorious UK empire and how *DARE* you suggest otherwise?


    Also, complaining that a man trying to smuggle in illegal goods gets to continue on his day only losing the illegal goods and facing no other punishment just because said illegal goods happen to be his lunch is ridiculous.
    He didn't have the paperwork saying he could import it, so it was destroyed, like any other potentially dangerous foodstuffs would be in that situation. If you don't want your drivers losing their lunch, either have them eat it before they arrive at the border, or give them the correct paper work to prove that it's safe enough that they can import it to whatever country they're going to

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    Quote Originally Posted by Temp name View Post
    Because the UK should be the only one allowed to exercise sovereignty, all others should be subservient to the glorious UK empire and how *DARE* you suggest otherwise?
    I mean we joke but a lot of Brexiters legitimately seem to think this.

    Not sure how they're gonna survive Irish reunification or Australian republicanism once Liz kicks the bucket, to be honest.
    Every heartwarming human interest story in America is like "he raised $20,000 to keep 200 orphans from being crushed in the orphan-crushing machine" and then never asks why an orphan-crushing machine exists or why you'd need to pay to prevent it from being used.

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    so ? Teacher is about teaching, not education.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elegiac View Post
    I mean we joke but a lot of Brexiters legitimately seem to think this.

    Not sure how they're gonna survive Irish reunification or Australian republicanism once Liz kicks the bucket, to be honest.
    I'm sure they will turn it into a "Brexit benefit", somehow. Maybe some good, old racism?
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    Money laundering, especially prior to his election? I couldn't give a flying fuck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elegiac View Post
    Don't worry I'm certain they aren't going hungry, they're just having to buy lunch in the EU instead.
    Or eat the lunch before customs. That works too.
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    Money laundering, especially prior to his election? I couldn't give a flying fuck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Santti View Post
    Or eat the lunch before customs. That works too.
    Seriously.

    All these people are doing is broadcasting they've never actually travelled anywhere that hasn't been part of a common market. They want convenience without having to pay for it.
    Every heartwarming human interest story in America is like "he raised $20,000 to keep 200 orphans from being crushed in the orphan-crushing machine" and then never asks why an orphan-crushing machine exists or why you'd need to pay to prevent it from being used.

    Quote Originally Posted by Specialka View Post
    so ? Teacher is about teaching, not education.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elegiac View Post
    Seriously.

    All these people are doing is broadcasting they've never actually travelled anywhere that hasn't been part of a common market. They want convenience without having to pay for it.
    We were talking about a lorry driver taking his wagon from the UK to Ireland with his lunch. Not often he drives it to Brazil or Australia wouldn't you say? Beginning to look a little silly now, no wonder you fell for our bus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dribbles View Post
    We were talking about a lorry driver taking his wagon from the UK to Ireland with his lunch.
    So, entering the EU from a foreign country with undeclared foodstuffs?

    If you preferred the preexisting state of affairs, you shouldn't have changed it.

    In the words of Keke Palmer: Sorry to this man.
    Every heartwarming human interest story in America is like "he raised $20,000 to keep 200 orphans from being crushed in the orphan-crushing machine" and then never asks why an orphan-crushing machine exists or why you'd need to pay to prevent it from being used.

    Quote Originally Posted by Specialka View Post
    so ? Teacher is about teaching, not education.

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    They’re talking about fucking sandwiches now.

    Hahahahaha
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    Quote Originally Posted by unfilteredJW View Post
    They’re talking about fucking sandwiches now.

    Hahahahaha
    Yep, we've found a downside to Brexit that even the burners and Dribbles can't spin as a positive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler to Baby Sloths View Post
    Yep, we've found a downside to Brexit that even the burners and Dribbles can't spin as a positive.
    Honestly this is even better than the folks complaining about having to use the foreign nationals line now.
    Every heartwarming human interest story in America is like "he raised $20,000 to keep 200 orphans from being crushed in the orphan-crushing machine" and then never asks why an orphan-crushing machine exists or why you'd need to pay to prevent it from being used.

    Quote Originally Posted by Specialka View Post
    so ? Teacher is about teaching, not education.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dribbles View Post
    We were talking about a lorry driver taking his wagon from the UK to Ireland with his lunch. Not often he drives it to Brazil or Australia wouldn't you say? Beginning to look a little silly now, no wonder you fell for our bus.
    To Ireland? I thought this happened back in January in the Netherlands.
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    I never said I was knowledge-able and I wouldn't even care if I was the least knowledge-able person and the biggest dumb-ass out of all 7.8 billion people on the planet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by unfilteredJW View Post
    They’re talking about fucking sandwiches now.

    Hahahahaha
    Just goes to show how little our local Brexiteers have ever travelled outside of even the EU.

    Customs doing shit like not letting you take food through you had with you isn’t unusual whatsoever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zealo View Post
    Just goes to show how little our local Brexiteers have ever travelled outside of even the EU.

    Customs doing shit like not letting you take food through you had with you isn’t unusual whatsoever.
    Imagine what the reaction will be when it's more than just a sandwich, and they get a fine and put on the next flight home along with a 5 year exclusion order.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler to Baby Sloths View Post
    Yep, we've found a downside to Brexit that even the burners and Dribbles can't spin as a positive.
    Hold on just one second Butler.

    Let's put this in perspective and compare the narrative of remainers at the referendum. Remember what they said would happen if we dared to Brexit? UK House prices would crash, the planes wouldn't fly, millions in the UK would be thrown on the dole, the City of London would face economic armageddon and these were amongst many other doomsday scenarios. So here we are, the UK has been out of the EU for months and the best you got? The only negative consequence of Brexit people can find is a poor lorry driver must now eat his lunchtime sarnie before trying to enter the EU lest they treat it as a WMD.

    With many other EU nations looking to see how the UK gets on after Brexit with respect to their own possible EU exits do you think that's enough to put them off leaving?

    I would say it's an encouragement for others to leave the EU hence, yes you guessed it, a brexit benefit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dribbles View Post
    Hold on just one second Butler.

    Let's put this in perspective and compare the narrative of remainers at the referendum. Remember what they said would happen if we dared to Brexit? UK House prices would crash, the planes wouldn't fly, millions in the UK would be thrown on the dole, the City of London would face economic armageddon and these were amongst many other doomsday scenarios. So here we are, the UK has been out of the EU for months and the best you got? The only negative consequence of Brexit people can find is a poor lorry driver must now eat his lunchtime sarnie before trying to enter the EU lest they treat it as a WMD.

    With many other EU nations looking to see how the UK gets on after Brexit with respect to their own possible EU exits do you think that's enough to put them off leaving?

    I would say it's an encouragement for others to leave the EU hence, yes you guessed it, a brexit benefit.
    An average €9.2bn shares a day were traded on Euronext Amsterdam and the Dutch arms of CBOE Europe and Turquoise in January, a more than fourfold increase from December. The surge came as volumes in London fell sharply to €8.6bn, dislodging the UK from its historic position as the main hub for the European market, according to data from CBOE Europe.

    The shift was prompted by a ban on EU-based financial institutions trading in London because Brussels has not recognised UK exchanges and trading venues as having the same supervisory status as its own.

    Without this so-called equivalence to ease cross-border dealing, there was an immediate shift of €6.5bn of deals to the EU when the Brexit transition period concluded at the end of last year. It was about half of the amount of business that London banks and brokers would normally handle.
    https://www.ft.com/content/3dad4ef3-...3-f629a5b7d0aa
    I donno, feels like losing 40% of financial trade overnight was kind of what people were saying would happen.
    (and yes, London has trended up a little since this and now barely edged out Amsterdam by the thinnest of margins. That doesn't change the expected flight of trade happening as predicted)
    It ignores such insignificant forces as time, entropy, and death

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gorsameth View Post
    https://www.ft.com/content/3dad4ef3-...3-f629a5b7d0aa
    I donno, feels like losing 40% of financial trade overnight was kind of what people were saying would happen.
    (and yes, London has trended up a little since this and now barely edged out Amsterdam by the thinnest of margins. That doesn't change the expected flight of trade happening as predicted)
    whats the date on yours

    A quick google search finds me this

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...op-trading-hub


    London Edges Back Ahead of Amsterdam as Europe’s Trading Hub july 2021



    https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/...taken-the-city
    Last edited by sircaw; 2021-07-25 at 05:45 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sircaw View Post
    whats the date on yours

    A quick google search finds me this

    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...op-trading-hub


    London Edges Back Ahead of Amsterdam as Europe’s Trading Hub july 2021



    https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/...taken-the-city
    seriously its right there, read the entire fucking post.
    It ignores such insignificant forces as time, entropy, and death

  18. #29418
    Quote Originally Posted by Gorsameth View Post
    seriously its right there, read the entire fucking post.
    Yer and read the FUCKING Spectator one, its not o simple and clear like your trying to make out.

  19. #29419
    Quote Originally Posted by sircaw View Post
    Yer and read the FUCKING Spectator one, its not o simple and clear like your trying to make out.
    He said London had edged back ahead. Then you posted a response that said "you're wrong, London is back ahead" like it was some kind of gotcha.

    Can't be surprised when he gets annoyed at that. Try reading before you reply?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Huehuecoyotl View Post
    He said London had edged back ahead. Then you posted a response that said "you're wrong, London is back ahead" like it was some kind of gotcha.

    Can't be surprised when he gets annoyed at that. Try reading before you reply?
    You might be expecting a tad too much from a brexiteer

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