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Snotty
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« on: August 02, 2017, 04:39:40 pm »

I suspect the latter IF brexit goes ahead.
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everso
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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2017, 05:28:22 pm »

Champagne everyone!

(Bubbles Devere)
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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2017, 01:02:39 am »

The brain drain has already started.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jul/28/brexit-the-eu-nationals-exiting-britain-a-bit-of-me-is-dying-but-i-cant-stay
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2017, 01:24:35 am »

Champagne everyone!

(Bubbles Devere)

We don't want any of those foreign-sounding Johnnies here; they can go for a start - anyone with a surname like Farage, or FitzWhatever, or starting with "O'". Anyone dusky, or who likes the dusky look! This is BRITAIN! FOR THE BRITISH! THE BRITONS! FROM FRANCE! And Germany! And the Nordic states! And much of the Roman empire! And the Jews! And North Africa (Not South Africa, mind! And the Asian countries!

We go around invading and pillaging 98% of the world's countries, then complain about immigration. Wonderful.
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everso
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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2017, 05:17:20 am »

 Huh?

All I said was "champagne everyone"
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Myky D
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« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2017, 05:43:44 am »

Champagne? Devere? Sounds FRENCH to me! WHAT'S WRONG WITH GREAT BRITISH BROWN SAUCE AND CHIPS?
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mikado
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« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2017, 07:04:58 am »

Huh?

All I said was "champagne everyone"

You have only yourself to blame, Everso.
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No fear, no hate, no pain, no broken hearts
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« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2017, 08:35:39 am »

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kopbc5qcm68

 Cheesy

That could be me
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Myky D
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« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2017, 09:33:07 am »

True, though you have nicer glasses than Ronnie Corbett, to be fair.
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everso
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« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2017, 12:26:11 pm »

True, though you have nicer glasses than Ronnie Corbett, to be fair.

 Cheesy

And I'm slightly taller. 
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Myky D
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« Reply #10 on: August 03, 2017, 05:29:44 pm »

Cheesy

And I'm slightly taller. 

"Slightly"

"Taller"
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« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2017, 02:41:56 am »



See very interesting article at Legatum.

Imagine my surprise!
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"Theresa May’s determination to pursue hard Brexit = stepping off a 10m diving board without checking there is any water in the pool."
First-Time-Ever Department: The UK is negotiating with the rest of the EU in order to secure a worse trade deal than we already have.
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« Reply #12 on: October 18, 2017, 10:04:43 am »

    Not to be a républicain at twenty is proof of want of heart; to be one at thirty is proof of want of head.

    If you’re not a socialist before you’re twenty-five, you have no heart; if you are a socialist after twenty-five, you have no head.

    If you aren’t a liberal when you’re young, you have no heart, but if you aren’t a middle-aged conservative, you have no head.



 Grin

  
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« Reply #13 on: October 18, 2017, 10:26:45 am »

Looking at the Legatum agenda, Brexit will mean that offshore asset-strippers (Tories label them as 'entrepreneurs', obviously) will be able to asset-strip an entire economy, not to mention selling off whatever's left of the corpse to whoever might want it, and pay minimal -- if any -- tax to whatever's left -- if anything -- of a government. Boris loves Legatum. Obviously.

In the words of Aneurin Bevan, the likes of Johnson, Davis, Fox, Mogg, Führage, and many others are lower than vermin. To be kind.
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"Theresa May’s determination to pursue hard Brexit = stepping off a 10m diving board without checking there is any water in the pool."
First-Time-Ever Department: The UK is negotiating with the rest of the EU in order to secure a worse trade deal than we already have.
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