Brexit Thread 2

Fed up talking videogames? Why?

How would you vote if we had to vote again?

Leave
12
7%
Remain
159
93%
 
Total votes: 171
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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Benzin » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:15 pm

You forgot having enough of 'so-called' "experts" and 'Project FEAR!', as well as the importance of having things written on the side of a bus...

May is still trying to play Poker with a hand of Uno cards it seems...

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by Cuđđoolph » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:23 pm

Moggy wrote:





Does May ever tell the truth? :lol:

Update on this: she removed those parts and no-one called her out on it.

EDIT - Oh, she didn't remove it but definitely didn't get called out.

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by Lagamorph » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:53 pm

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Hexx » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:26 pm

Lagamorph wrote:Image


Very good :lol:

I'm currently being negged on Rllmuk for pointing out (with quotes/facts) that Labour want to end Freedom of Movement and replace it with something "fair and managed"

Corbynistas and Trumpkins have a surprisingly similar problem with "facts"

Another thing that you're starting to see is from some parts of Lab supporters is that May got such an amazing deal with some many seismic concessions (uh...no) that of course Corbyn will be able to get this amazing great cake deal.

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Mr. Mystery Garth » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:39 pm



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by KK » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:19 pm

BBC News wrote:So-called Brexit survival kits costing almost £300 are being sold ahead of the UK leaving the EU.

The packs include enough freeze-dried food to last 30 days, a water filter and fire starting gel.

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Lynda Mayall, 61, said she bought a box to supplement her stocks of tinned food and toilet roll as she feared there may be "chaos" in the months after Brexit.

A government spokesperson said there was "no need" to stockpile any of the items in the box.

A number of Brexit survival-themed products have appeared for sale and several online discussion groups have been set up.

More than 3,500 people have joined the Facebook group 48% Preppers which says it discusses "the practical preparations people are making for life after Brexit".

Meanwhile a "Prepping for Brexit" page on Mumsnet has more than 250 posts with members saying they plan to stock up on everything from medication, toiletries and nappies to hair dye and tobacco.

Prof Tim Benton, an expert in food systems from the University of Leeds, said he did not foresee the UK running out of food but believed there could be "situations where we cannot reliably get what we expect to see on the shelves on a daily basis".

He said the most likely disruption would be caused by panic buying and urged people not to "overreact".

However, he said it was "almost inevitable" that food supply would be affected in a "painful Brexit"

A government spokesperson said: "People don't need to stockpile food, water filters or fire starters.

"The UK has a strong level of food security built upon a diverse range of sources including strong domestic production and imports from third countries. This will continue to be the case whether we leave the EU with or without a deal."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-46814527

There's one born every minute. Of all the things the UK is going to possibly be short of, tap water isn't going to be one of them.

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:34 pm

I agree tap water will be fine, but it’s not guaranteed to be under no deal.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politic ... 99491.html

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by NickSCFC » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:02 pm

KK wrote:
BBC News wrote:So-called Brexit survival kits costing almost £300 are being sold ahead of the UK leaving the EU.

The packs include enough freeze-dried food to last 30 days, a water filter and fire starting gel.

Image

Lynda Mayall, 61, said she bought a box to supplement her stocks of tinned food and toilet roll as she feared there may be "chaos" in the months after Brexit.

A government spokesperson said there was "no need" to stockpile any of the items in the box.

A number of Brexit survival-themed products have appeared for sale and several online discussion groups have been set up.

More than 3,500 people have joined the Facebook group 48% Preppers which says it discusses "the practical preparations people are making for life after Brexit".

Meanwhile a "Prepping for Brexit" page on Mumsnet has more than 250 posts with members saying they plan to stock up on everything from medication, toiletries and nappies to hair dye and tobacco.

Prof Tim Benton, an expert in food systems from the University of Leeds, said he did not foresee the UK running out of food but believed there could be "situations where we cannot reliably get what we expect to see on the shelves on a daily basis".

He said the most likely disruption would be caused by panic buying and urged people not to "overreact".

However, he said it was "almost inevitable" that food supply would be affected in a "painful Brexit"

A government spokesperson said: "People don't need to stockpile food, water filters or fire starters.

"The UK has a strong level of food security built upon a diverse range of sources including strong domestic production and imports from third countries. This will continue to be the case whether we leave the EU with or without a deal."

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-46814527

There's one born every minute. Of all the things the UK is going to possibly be short of, tap water isn't going to be one of them.


I know of at least one water board (I won't name it) that's desperately trying to stock-pile pipes in case they can't be imported from France "just in time".

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:41 pm



:dread:

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Return_of_the_STAR » Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:43 pm

Moggy wrote:

:dread:


Makes sense. In that case they should have just suspended Parliament for five years after the last general election, because democracy and gooseberry fool.

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Mr. Mystery Garth » Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:44 pm

Dat parliamentary sovereignty :datass:

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by andretmzt » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:04 pm

Moggy wrote:

:dread:



HSH28 wrote:No Last Guardian.
No new exclusive PS4 games.
No longer free MP for PS4.

Microsoft win E3.
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by Lex-Man » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:41 pm

andretmzt wrote:
Moggy wrote:

:dread:




Well at least it'd set back the porn bill (probably)

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Lagamorph » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:10 pm


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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Mr. Mystery Garth » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:23 pm




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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Lagamorph » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:24 pm

I really hope the Benn amendment doesn't pass, as it would end up giving May a way to avoid defeat and just go on can kicking.

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by captain red dog » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:02 pm

I don't understand how any amendment is actually possible. The EU have said many many times now that the deal cannot be amended!

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by Lagamorph » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:41 pm

captain red dog wrote:I don't understand how any amendment is actually possible. The EU have said many many times now that the deal cannot be amended!

Only the parts that don't apply to the UK exclusively can't be amended.

The UK cannot, for example, pass an amendment to give itself a veto over the NI backstop. (Well, technically they can but the EU will tell them to strawberry float off)
They can however pass an amendment that as part of the withdrawl agreement they'll raise VAT by 2% or something (Just a randomly wild example)

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by Hexx » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:33 am

How do we think today will go then?

Loses by 120.

 Hailed as "successful" by May given how many people moved to support and it wasn't the 200 loss expected

Plan B is paper excerise to re-vote on the same deal.

No no confidence vote this week ("let's hear plan B")

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PostRe: Brexit Thread 2
by DML » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:42 am

200 loss.

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