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Put the world to rights here (off-topic discussion)

How will you vote in the 2019 UK General Election?

Conservative
1
6%
Labour
7
41%
Liberal Democrat
4
24%
SNP
0
No votes
Brexit
1
6%
Green
2
12%
Plaid Cymru
0
No votes
Other
0
No votes
Won't Vote
2
12%
 
Total votes: 17

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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby Jage » Sat Aug 23, 2014 1:16 am

I still think some slippery english politician wankers will find some way of making the deal screw over the english even though that should be improbable.

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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby GTFCMike » Sat Aug 23, 2014 7:57 pm

malicious_bloke wrote:Let 'em go.

Along with all their slippery 6-fingered celtic cousins.

If it were feasible I'd separate their landmasses from us and move them into the mid-Atlantic to be our new nuclear testing area.

Alas it isn't to be.

So, you lot can have your own countries, your own currencies, your own military etc. Your independence campaigns seem to be long on "we're going our own way" while being short on "we'll stop sharing your institutions". Grow up and stand on your own two feet.

Oh and if your bufoniform CND reject socialist leaders want to make your new country an anti-nuclear haven, Plymouth is all too happy to accept your nuclear submarine maintenance deal. Sorry about the job losses...

So up north, a vote for independence and Scotland becomes the enemy?
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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby malicious_bloke » Sat Aug 23, 2014 10:32 pm

GTFCMike wrote:
malicious_bloke wrote:Let 'em go.

Along with all their slippery 6-fingered celtic cousins.

If it were feasible I'd separate their landmasses from us and move them into the mid-Atlantic to be our new nuclear testing area.

Alas it isn't to be.

So, you lot can have your own countries, your own currencies, your own military etc. Your independence campaigns seem to be long on "we're going our own way" while being short on "we'll stop sharing your institutions". Grow up and stand on your own two feet.

Oh and if your bufoniform CND reject socialist leaders want to make your new country an anti-nuclear haven, Plymouth is all too happy to accept your nuclear submarine maintenance deal. Sorry about the job losses...

So up north, a vote for independence and Scotland becomes the enemy?


The north is basically scottish by proxy anyway.

It's all gingers, terrible facial hair and incomprehensible grunting.

Not to mention the shellsuits.

Once you venture north of Bristol it's basically a desolate wasteland populated by feral subhumans.
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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby GTFCMike » Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:26 am

malicious_bloke wrote:
GTFCMike wrote:
malicious_bloke wrote:Let 'em go.

Along with all their slippery 6-fingered celtic cousins.

If it were feasible I'd separate their landmasses from us and move them into the mid-Atlantic to be our new nuclear testing area.

Alas it isn't to be.

So, you lot can have your own countries, your own currencies, your own military etc. Your independence campaigns seem to be long on "we're going our own way" while being short on "we'll stop sharing your institutions". Grow up and stand on your own two feet.

Oh and if your bufoniform CND reject socialist leaders want to make your new country an anti-nuclear haven, Plymouth is all too happy to accept your nuclear submarine maintenance deal. Sorry about the job losses...

So up north, a vote for independence and Scotland becomes the enemy?


The north is basically scottish by proxy anyway.

It's all gingers, terrible facial hair and incomprehensible grunting.

Not to mention the shellsuits.

Once you venture north of Bristol it's basically a desolate wasteland populated by feral subhumans.

Try a bit harder, mate. That was nearly entertaining.
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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby Metalchemyst » Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:28 pm

Tet wrote:
Smerphy wrote:With the vote now only 2 months away, the Yes and No camps are neck and neck

If you genuinely believe that, I'd get yourself down to a bookies ASAP. They have the No campaign as a firm favourite, so you'll get a very attractive price on a Yes outcome. Personally, I tend to trust the bookies on this.
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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby Killing_time » Tue Sep 09, 2014 7:29 pm

Them Scottish are some crazy motherfuckers i don't think independence would be too good for them.
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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby Womble » Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:07 am

Killing_time wrote:Them Scottish are some crazy motherfuckers i don't think independence would be too good for them.


Mate, with a Korn signature I don't think you can talk about anyone's mental health. :lol:

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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby Gandalf the Red » Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:26 am

I think the problem is letting 16 year old kids vote. They can't even buy alcohol or cigarettes yet they are allowed a say on one of the most important votes ever. Baffling.

Apparently the "freedom LOL" votes will be high in the under 20s. Probably why the SNP wanted them to get the vote.
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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby Jobdone » Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:48 am

When does the vote happen?

And I'm still holding out for dystopian mad max-esque Scotland.
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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby Gandalf the Red » Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:50 am

Next Thursday I think.

They could call it Mad Macs. :lol:
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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby Jobdone » Wed Sep 10, 2014 11:00 am

:lol:
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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby Bisset » Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:57 pm

Gandalf the Red wrote:Next Thursday I think.

They could call it Mad Macs. :lol:


Brilliant :lol:

Actually most statistics have been saying the younger people are more likely to vote No.
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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby MetalBeast » Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:47 pm

I keep hearing that the reason that the Scots want independence is that they don't like Status Quo.

When did Three-Chord-Rock become a political issue?

Will they still play their gig at the Glasgow Hydro on the 7th of December if the Scots vote Yes?
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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby Womble » Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:24 am

Bisset wrote:
Gandalf the Red wrote:Next Thursday I think.

They could call it Mad Macs. :lol:


Brilliant :lol:

Actually most statistics have been saying the younger people are more likely to vote No.


Changed now with the most recent polls, every age group apart from the 60+ is pro-Independence. So the group most against it are the ones who will be affected the least by it!

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Re: Scottish Independence thread

Postby Jim » Thu Sep 11, 2014 6:31 am

This is the map of Exclusive Economic Zone division of the North Sea. Scotland goes indy, England loses all the oil fields of the green zone, which are almost entirely in the Scottish half.

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