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  1. Boris has to promise and campaign for No Deal...

    Boris has to promise and campaign for No Deal otherwise TBP will split the Tory vote thereby installing a LibLabSNP coalition.

    Doomed if you do and doomed if you don't :eek

    Chances of something...
  2. "she said a deal would never be possible unless...

    "she said a deal would never be possible unless Northern Ireland stayed in a customs union"

    So who made sure there will be no deal?


    Ah well I wish we could hurry up and crash out or stay in...
  3. Thread: Boris resigns

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    Apparently he will do this, if there's no deal by...

    Apparently he will do this, if there's no deal by 19/10

    Brexit: Boris Johnson will send extension letter - court document - BBC News
  4. Thread: Boris resigns

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    I've seen a few articles along these lines,...

    I've seen a few articles along these lines,
    Boris Johnson ‘will collapse government’ if he can’t agree Brexit deal | Metro News
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    Yes, I agree. One way or the other, we need to...

    Yes, I agree. One way or the other, we need to taste it to know it.
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    Do you think that smugness, even in such large...

    Do you think that smugness, even in such large quantities, will be enough by itself?
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    Do you know me IRL ? :eek :happy

    Do you know me IRL ? :eek :happy
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    Boris Barnstorms!

    No placeholder. Great conference speech. No doubt the usual whiners and naysayers will be along soon :smile
  9. Thread: Boris resigns

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    Indeed it's reckoned collapsing the government...

    Indeed it's reckoned collapsing the government might just bypass the Surrender Act. Let's see!
  10. Wasn't this expected after the EU-Japan trade...

    Wasn't this expected after the EU-Japan trade deal which has led to other Japanese manufacturers withdrawing from the UK ?

    Predicted here:
    Japan's EU deal 'threatens post-Brexit UK industry' |...
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    I hear an echo .... oh and another

    I hear an echo .... oh and another
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    loonies gonna loon, leave or remain

    loonies gonna loon, leave or remain
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    The first sensible and believable thing I've...

    The first sensible and believable thing I've heard in the "debate"
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    And furthermore, why delay a GE... Parliament...

    And furthermore, why delay a GE... Parliament can't force him to negotiate a better deal: he has no leverage now his no-deal threat is disarmed anyway. He can ask for an extension (as legally...
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    I love these conspiracy theories! Very...

    I love these conspiracy theories! Very entertaining :laugh
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    Gloat while you can! (which won't be long IMO)

    Gloat while you can! (which won't be long IMO)
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    I don't see a benefit now. May's WA can't go for...

    I don't see a benefit now. May's WA can't go for a 4th vote, because the current session of Parliament continues. A GE is what's needed, he'll campaign for leave, will win, can then leave when he...
  18. Thread: Snowflake

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    Really? Remain noise stopped when he left, no...

    Really? Remain noise stopped when he left, no surprise it could continue otherwise.

    Sheesh, talk about clutching at straws :laugh
  19. Either, (a) UK new membership fee will be so...

    Either,
    (a) UK new membership fee will be so large (no rebate) that they will give exemption in return for big fee
    (b) EU is best thing in the world and can do no wrong, all hail the Euro !

    UK...
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    Well I am told that it's easier to make money in...

    Well I am told that it's easier to make money in a volatile market.
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    IIRC (and I did this very recently) for HL I...

    IIRC (and I did this very recently) for HL I filled in an online form and my account was open by next day. I think it was open within an hour but the emails went to spam. Then I posted them a chq to...
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    Well I've seen runners wearing them, so I guess...

    Well I've seen runners wearing them, so I guess they fit some people very well :cool:
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    :rollin: :rollin: :rollin:

    :rollin: :rollin: :rollin:
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    I suspect any financial loss you incur will be...

    I suspect any financial loss you incur will be self-inflicted not Brexit-related :wink
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    Thanks! Very interesting. In fact I just heard on...

    Thanks! Very interesting. In fact I just heard on the news that JS said today that she "won't prop up" a Corbyn led government. So you're right, coalition is off the table.

    Ah I forgot the SNP...
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    I believe they did, and won the argument, in 2016.

    I believe they did, and won the argument, in 2016.
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    I agree. Do you think that the LDs would...

    I agree.

    Do you think that the LDs would support Labour in a coalition? (personally I don't see LD bagging 48% or even close)

    Do you think Remain would win a 2nd referendum with LD and Labour...
  28. Like Labour and the Tories did in 2017, promising...

    Like Labour and the Tories did in 2017, promising in their election pledges to honour the referendum result? e.g. (as I'm sure you remember) "No deal is better than a bad deal" ?

    Remainers still...
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    We'll have to agree to differ there. I had plenty...

    We'll have to agree to differ there. I had plenty of issues with Win10 and that one was one the reasons I finally (personally) switched to Apple, but I was using W10 all day everyday until 18 months...
  30. Of course, that's because of the expert...

    Of course, that's because of the expert management of the economy by Philip Hammond... ah, um, strike that, isn't he one of the disappeared now? :eek:
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    No, otherwise we wouldn't be in this mess :wink

    No, otherwise we wouldn't be in this mess :wink
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    None taken! I'm glad to hear that Windows is...

    None taken! I'm glad to hear that Windows is finally usable :p
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    I switched to Mac a few years ago now, 4-5 I...

    I switched to Mac a few years ago now, 4-5 I think. What I really like is never having to worry about virus scans or quarantine or Malwarebytes. I recall my PC was filled with utilities for this or...
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    I think it becomes more binding when all the main...

    I think it becomes more binding when all the main parties have it as a manifesto pledge (2017) to implement the result.
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    Um espousing violence online :bluelight After...

    Um espousing violence online :bluelight After the Aaron Banks thread I thought were you very against online threats.

    Is there a word for someone who says one thing and thinks another? :ohwell
  36. This style of book, like "who stole my cheese",...

    This style of book, like "who stole my cheese", has about 5 nuggets of useful information buried in a load of anecdote and phoney dialogue. Can you summarise? :tongue
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    Smug | Definition of Smug by Merriam-Webster...

    Smug | Definition of Smug by Merriam-Webster :wink
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    Yes, do or die.

    Yes, do or die.
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    Sticky: Thanks for the recommendation. I've ordered a...

    Thanks for the recommendation. I've ordered a copy as it's clear to me that I need to know more.
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    Sticky: Yeah, but here's the problem: I don't have time...

    Yeah, but here's the problem: I don't have time to diddle about day in day out :mad:

    I invested in funds that had a great track record, mostly NA, to avoid Brexit shocks. I was hoping to "set and...
  41. Thread: Rebel Scum

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    It's looking possible ! BTW, whatever happened...

    It's looking possible !

    BTW, whatever happened to Windscale?
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    Sticky: Looks like I picked the wrong week to try to set...

    Looks like I picked the wrong week to try to set up a new self-managed SIPP (I already have a managed one that's doing badly) :eek:
  43. I have no idea. Scoots was asserting that it'd be...

    I have no idea. Scoots was asserting that it'd be mad to import chicken from such a faraway place as the US, and I was saying that a huge amount of the EU's (including the UK's) chicken already comes...
  44. I'm afraid the the poultry we get from Thailand...

    I'm afraid the the poultry we get from Thailand and Brasil comes through the Netherlands. Please do more research.
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    Ah GM food such as we can expect from the US of A...

    Ah GM food such as we can expect from the US of A when we get a trade deal :smokin
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    (1) it's definitely worth a reboot (2) Mine...

    (1) it's definitely worth a reboot
    (2) Mine speeded up considerably once Google Drive had finished its work. I wonder if iCloud only uses the network when it's fairly quiet (I was downloading iCloud...
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    Bah! :mad: Bloody Brexit.

    Bah! :mad:

    Bloody Brexit.
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    They will be very blessed soon, as the UK swoops...

    They will be very blessed soon, as the UK swoops in to replace EU dairy imports to Indonesia!

    Indonesia minister proposes dairy tariffs to fight EU biodiesel duties - Reuters
  49. Well I disagree! The BBC tells me that Sweden has...

    Well I disagree! The BBC tells me that Sweden has NOT negotiated an opt-out:

    "Some European Union countries have negotiated "opt-outs" in areas of EU policy they do not want to join.

    In the...
  50. No. It's you mum. I'm surprised you don't...

    No. It's you mum. I'm surprised you don't recognise her, although perhaps you never knew her :happy
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