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  1. Thread: Boris

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    I presume the inevitable won't bother you, so I...

    I presume the inevitable won't bother you, so I can deduce that you're beyond discussion.
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    Sticky: My worst hotel experience ever was in Paris (2006...

    My worst hotel experience ever was in Paris (2006 Champions League final). We booked several rooms in a fairly decent looking hotel, and turned up on the day to find they had re-booked us into...
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    If you include the tariffs we are forced to pay...

    If you include the tariffs we are forced to pay for certain agricultural products from outside the EU, we're probably way over the quoted figure.
  4. Thread: Boris

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    "Slavery" is not the right term. It's more like...

    "Slavery" is not the right term. It's more like domestic bullying, whereby the dominant partner quietly but firmly dictates the terms by which one can have relationships outside the previously...
  5. Thread: The "why"

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    If ClientCo were dictating all the contract...

    If ClientCo were dictating all the contract terms, and had a timeline for Myco to go permie with no appeal process, and they wanted full financial control of MyCo, then hell yes. What you are...
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    United States of Europe - Wikipedia...

    United States of Europe - Wikipedia

    Admittedly I'm being quite lazy taking the Wiki route here. However, look at the Verhofstadt section, and bearing in mind how much influence he now has, would...
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    So the UK never has to "become more closely...

    So the UK never has to "become more closely integrated" (i.e. "join the USE") or be forced into the Euro (which is as simple as removing our opt-out by the stroke of a pen; we don't have a veto,...
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    I always thought it was "chicks for free". I...

    I always thought it was "chicks for free". I suppose it could be anything when translated from Geordie...:ohwell
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    Or all that lovely Russian money...:D

    Or all that lovely Russian money...:D
  10. That'll crash the forums, won't it? :laugh

    That'll crash the forums, won't it? :laugh
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    Why should we be? The UK is 100% aligned to all...

    Why should we be? The UK is 100% aligned to all EU regulations, which is the bit the EU usually quibble over the most.
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    Read it again. I said "wouldn't it be ironic...

    Read it again. I said "wouldn't it be ironic if...[that were to happen]" etc. which isn't the same as a statement of fact.




    You didn't post any links so I guessed it was the EU, since they...
  13. Only for some of us...:emb

    Only for some of us...:emb
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    The UK PM asked for an extension, and the request...

    The UK PM asked for an extension, and the request was granted. It may not be granted in the future. It is entirely at the EU Council's discretion.




    So the ECJ ruled against the EU? I expect...
  15. Thread: Boris

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    I do realise we've been shafted on territorial...

    I do realise we've been shafted on territorial fishing rights, any future financial transaction tax, VAT, foreign and defence policy, corporation tax, and convergence with future EU regulations...
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    It'll be too late by then, once they say we're...

    It'll be too late by then, once they say we're out, the A50 process "expires". I assume you mean revoke, rather than repeal, but:



    We could apply to rejoin though. Perhaps we could have a...
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    Most UK ISPs already block the biggest porn...

    Most UK ISPs already block the biggest porn sites, and anyone who wants to access them should already know how to use a VPN. Somebody has obviously worked out the 'Porn Block' law is a total waste of...
  18. Thread: Boris

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    He's going to be PM until Labour think they can...

    He's going to be PM until Labour think they can win a GE. So a decade might be a bit of an underestimate...

    :ladybags:
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    We're only following EU rules. Although it is a...

    We're only following EU rules. Although it is a bit like asking the local poacher to look after your pheasants...
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    There would have to be a GE first. The current...

    There would have to be a GE first. The current crop don't seem to be able to agree how to interpret the result of a referendum.
    And if the EU ratify the deal this week, it looks like we're leaving...
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    Don't worry, it won't affect you...carry on...

    Don't worry, it won't affect you...carry on :winker:ing
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    Mexico sounds right up his street. El Chapo:...

    Mexico sounds right up his street.

    El Chapo: Mexican president says police 'did right' to free drug lord's son - BBC News
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    Thought you might...:wink

    Thought you might...:wink
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    If you're not part of the solution, there's good...

    If you're not part of the solution, there's good money to be made by exacerbating the problem. At this rate the nation will be facing a :popcorn: shortage.
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    If you go fishing with the wrong bait...

    If you go fishing with the wrong bait...
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    They can have the gammon, especially if it comes...

    They can have the gammon, especially if it comes with pineapple. Why do people do that? If I can only manage one course, I'll have one course, not a main and dessert on the same plate.
    "I am not a...
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    "Deprived" or "depraved"? (Or maybe a bit of...

    "Deprived" or "depraved"?

    (Or maybe a bit of both...?)

    :tumble:
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    She wants to tax bacon, so her views on the Nazis...

    She wants to tax bacon, so her views on the Nazis are frankly secondary imo...:tantrum:
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    Brexit: Latest as Boris Johnson tries to get MPs...

    Brexit: Latest as Boris Johnson tries to get MPs behind his deal - BBC News




    :popcorn:

    PS - scroll down a bit, and Caroline Lucas hates the deal as well (via Twatter) so it must be doing...
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    More likely "Nutcracker"... :igmc:

    More likely "Nutcracker"...

    :igmc:
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    Poll: Hopefully it won't clash with the rugby. I can't...

    Hopefully it won't clash with the rugby. I can't see my arse moving too far from the sofa tomorrow...:smokin
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    The precedent is that the speaker votes with the...

    The precedent is that the speaker votes with the government in the event of a dead-heat. In this case the motion was brought by the opposition, so the speaker (probably through gritted teeth) voted...
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    Crucially, the UK is no longer in the CU at the...

    Crucially, the UK is no longer in the CU at the EU's discretion (which theoretically could have been forever). And the DUP really don't like this one, so it must be better. :D
    But since you prefer...
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    He does, and by convention he would vote with the...

    He does, and by convention he would vote with the government*, but it's anyone's guess which he'd vote tomorrow...

    *It has happened quite recently actually.
    Speaker casts deciding vote after...
  35. Go to the next CUK social event, and much will...

    Go to the next CUK social event, and much will become clear...:wink
  36. Trouble is, the location (Portsmouth) would tend...

    Trouble is, the location (Portsmouth) would tend to indicate there's a military aspect (possibly something to do with submarines). Suity might as well watch *that episode* of the Simpsons for all...
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    Unlike most of the newspapers of today... ...

    Unlike most of the newspapers of today...

    :igmc:
  38. Suity and nuclear materials. What could possibly...

    Suity and nuclear materials. What could possibly go wrong...? :freaky:
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    What did they do, ask Diane Abbott twice...? ...

    What did they do, ask Diane Abbott twice...?

    :igmc:
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    He can't do that without Labour (a two-thirds...

    He can't do that without Labour (a two-thirds majority in Parliament is needed to call a GE*) and Labour aren't playing along.

    *Thanks to the Fixed Term Parliaments Act.
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    Strictly brown envelopes, untraceable notes. You...

    Strictly brown envelopes, untraceable notes. You know the drill...:smokin
  42. So you're quite happy to cough up for "expenses"....

    So you're quite happy to cough up for "expenses". If the alleged Tory was claiming for clean-up tissues, we'd be in some sort of agreement, but you're so full of sh1t, and not willing to post links,...
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    It's proof that you're a colossal cockwit, and if...

    It's proof that you're a colossal cockwit, and if you'd heard any Euro-pop recently you'd be screaming to have no part of any of it.
  44. INKSPE. :D

    INKSPE. :D
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    If we're crowdfunding this, I'll make it £220...

    If we're crowdfunding this, I'll make it £220...
  46. He's overpaying for his Sky subscription. I'll...

    He's overpaying for his Sky subscription. I'll rephrase that. We're overpaying for his Sky subscription. Mine is £68 (with Sports, without movies). Is he claiming for all the naughty channels as...
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    Airport hotels...

    Airport hotels...
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    I'm sure I've eaten worse in France. And Germany...

    I'm sure I've eaten worse in France. And Germany for that matter. :puke:
  49. EU propaganda good, Russian propaganda bad...

    EU propaganda good, Russian propaganda bad...
  50. Thread: 16 days to go

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    In a race to the bottom, we need all the turds we...

    In a race to the bottom, we need all the turds we can lay our hands on...
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