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What is your favoured form of brexit?

Mays deal
22
5%
EFTA
29
6%
Some other sort of deal (please elaborate in the comments)
20
4%
Mays deal without Irish backstop
5
1%
No deal
105
23%
No deal+ (no deal minus NI and Scotland)
15
3%
I want a second referendum
169
38%
Revoke article 50 without even calling a referendum
85
19%
 
Total votes : 450

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Postby Austria-Bohemia-Hungary » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:18 pm


Ah yes when in doubt emulate Stalin and Hitler.

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Postby Farnhamia » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:21 pm

Greater vakolicci haven wrote:Successor state of
this thread
Come one, come all, and welcome to the big Brexit bash!
Refreshments shall include premium British ale and gin, in order to wash down a delightful dish of delicious delecacies, such as (chlorinated) chicken pie, (protein-fed) beef steak, and (mystery) meat curries.

The first poll will concern the most pressing issue of the day, the tory leadership election. Will the peoples prime minister Boris Johnson win out against the managerial, boring Jeremy Hunt? Lets find out as we embark on round 10 of UK politics: what fun will be had?

((going out soon but thought I'd create this. I'll edit in a proper debate question and opinion later, but it's the 10th iteration of the UK politics thread, obviously.))

Nice alliteration. :)
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Postby Ifreann » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:22 pm

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I thought that was not very funny.

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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:24 pm

Austria-Bohemia-Hungary wrote:

Ah yes when in doubt emulate Stalin and Hitler.

Dont you dare call him a fascist tho
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Postby An Alan Smithee Nation » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:24 pm



How is he planning to find out who they are?

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Postby Ifreann » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:26 pm

An Alan Smithee Nation wrote:


How is he planning to find out who they are?

The Devil knows his own.
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How is he planning to find out who they are?

Surveillance footage of government offices. Anyone seen weeping on the day Brexit happens will be let go.
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Postby Liriena » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:27 pm


His party wins one EU election and he's already piss drunk on power. If he wasn't such a wanker, I'd be terrified.
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Postby Austria-Bohemia-Hungary » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:27 pm

Farnhamia wrote:
An Alan Smithee Nation wrote:
How is he planning to find out who they are?

Surveillance footage of government offices. Anyone seen weeping on the day Brexit happens will be let go.

Correction: Anybody seen not cheering sufficiently.

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Postby Souseiseki » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:28 pm

Zurkerx wrote:Theresa May takes aim at Boris Johnson, warning he’ll be powerless as PM and won’t get new Brexit deal

Well, I honestly don't expect much of a Brexit deal anyway. Even if there is one, it's going to be a terrible one that's bound to ripple through Britain's Economy, the rest of Europe, and possibly the global economy.


that's kinda awesome actually, seeing may actually give someone a good left and right for once and outright shit all over the brexiter narrative. has she finally entered her "all out of fucks to give" stage?
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Postby Farnhamia » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:31 pm

Austria-Bohemia-Hungary wrote:
Farnhamia wrote:Surveillance footage of government offices. Anyone seen weeping on the day Brexit happens will be let go.

Correction: Anybody seen not cheering sufficiently.

Good point, yes.
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:27 pm

Scary Spooky Leftist #19879417 An Atheist Irishman from Belfast Loyal to Dragonstone and the King in the Narrow Sea
"They fight bravely. They cannot harm our ships but they continue to try"
"Whether they fight or not they know the will die anyway, so really is this bravery or simple desperation?
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Postby Austria-Bohemia-Hungary » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:39 pm


"I have no idea what I am doing" on national TV.
Mind you he's still gonna be ur PM in a few months unless you flee to Ireland. <.>
Can you apply for political asylum due to Brelol in the EU?
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Postby The Huskar Social Union » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:41 pm

Austria-Bohemia-Hungary wrote:

"I have no idea what I am doing" on national TV.
Mind you he's still gonna be ur PM in a few months unless you flee to Ireland. <.>
Can you apply for political asylum due to Brelol in the EU?

Well i already have irish citizenship and a passport (though they are trying to fuck with me on that) so thats grand. Dont want to leave my home though, even if that reject becomes PM/
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Postby Fartsniffage » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:47 pm

Austria-Bohemia-Hungary wrote:

"I have no idea what I am doing" on national TV.
Mind you he's still gonna be ur PM in a few months unless you flee to Ireland. <.>
Can you apply for political asylum due to Brelol in the EU?


I could get Israeli citizenship, but then I'd have to live in Israel.

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Postby Duhon » Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:26 pm

Disappointed by the distinct lack of curses starting with "B", from "bellend" to "bollocks".

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Postby Fartsniffage » Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:32 pm

Duhon wrote:Disappointed by the distinct lack of curses starting with "B", from "bellend" to "bollocks".


One could change bash to bender...

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Postby Duhon » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:00 pm



When you don't care about anything other than "fuck you I got mine"

So for what already feels like the umpteenth time: why the fuck did you want all this, Brexiteers?
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Postby Stalliongrad and Far-Eastern Territories » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:08 pm

Duhon wrote:


When you don't care about anything other than "fuck you I got mine"

So for what already feels like the umpteenth time: why the fuck did you want all this, Brexiteers?


I voted remain in 2016, but looking at the situation now, if there were a second referendum I'd probably vote leave. This has all gone far too far to have it not happen, and frankly no remain campaign would have enough traction to win anyway. It's a fucking mess, but there aren't any brakes on this train. The best we can hope for here is that the Tories make a complete foul-up of it (no worries there), and that it delivers Labour a solid majority in 2022. We lost our shot at toppling this government in by-elections when the CUKs threw away any hope of their re-election, meaning they'd never vote against the government in a confidence motion.

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Postby Auristania » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:11 pm

An Alan Smithee Nation wrote:


How is he planning to find out who they are?

ALL the High ranking Sir Humphreys are passionate Remoaners or they wouldn't get promoted. That's logical Captain

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Postby Ostroeuropa » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:13 pm

Souseiseki wrote:i am annoyed that corbyn's brexit stance means i am no longer as supportive of him as i once was

hopefully the membership will pull their heads out of their asses then force him into going along with something sensible


If you haven't heard, this battle is over. It's now second referendum and remain, on the grounds that the soft-Brexit compromise is no longer something either side is prepared to tolerate.

Corbyn was initially doing the whole high ground unite the country shit and didn't catch the mood in the room that this was full blown Kulturkampf. This was the "We'll do the common market Plus deal."

Following this failing to appeal to brexiteers and his own party getting pissy it turned into gradually inching toward second referendum.
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Postby Ostroeuropa » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:17 pm

Platypus Bureaucracy wrote:So when I woke up in hospital after a six day blackout, one of the first questions they asked me was who the Prime Minister was.

I thought that was not very funny.


Tbf mate that's fucking hysterical. You doing alright?
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Postby Auristania » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:26 pm

Duhon wrote:


When you don't care about anything other than "fuck you I got mine"

So for what already feels like the umpteenth time: why the fuck did you want all this, Brexiteers?

EU needs to crush UK otherwise other people will try to escape. If we bend the knee and beg forgiveness, they will destroy us. Our only chance of survival is to escape. EU's only chance of survival is to punish us so severely that no-one else will dare to leave.

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Postby Vassenor » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:28 pm

Auristania wrote:
Duhon wrote:
When you don't care about anything other than "fuck you I got mine"

So for what already feels like the umpteenth time: why the fuck did you want all this, Brexiteers?

EU needs to crush UK otherwise other people will try to escape. If we bend the knee and beg forgiveness, they will destroy us. Our only chance of survival is to escape. EU's only chance of survival is to punish us so severely that no-one else will dare to leave.


Really? Because it was my understanding that pro-EU sentiment had increased since the referendum, and the EU hasn't even been that vindictive yet.
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Postby Fartsniffage » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:31 pm

Vassenor wrote:
Auristania wrote:EU needs to crush UK otherwise other people will try to escape. If we bend the knee and beg forgiveness, they will destroy us. Our only chance of survival is to escape. EU's only chance of survival is to punish us so severely that no-one else will dare to leave.


Really? Because it was my understanding that pro-EU sentiment had increased since the referendum, and the EU hasn't even been that vindictive yet.


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