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« Reply #15 on: July 16, 2017, 02:39:47 pm »
I'm afraid that Brexit will continue, you can't change your mind just because things are not looking good at present.   It was the first past the post system just like it was at the General Election.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40623343

Very interesting. Apart from the fact that whilst General Elections in the UK are legal binding, the Brexit Referendum was 'advisory'.
Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may have been given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.

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« Reply #16 on: July 16, 2017, 02:52:00 pm »
If it's not binding then what is the point of it all.     Do the remain camp want to turn it into a lottery and make it the best out of 3 then?


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« Reply #17 on: July 16, 2017, 03:37:55 pm »
Constitutionally, we don't govern by plebiscite. Any referendum is merely advisory.
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.  ― Michel de Montaigne

Si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes.

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« Reply #18 on: July 16, 2017, 03:49:54 pm »
Constitutionally, we don't govern by plebiscite. Any referendum is merely advisory.

Maybe, but we seem to be governed by plebs or am I mistaken?   

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« Reply #19 on: July 16, 2017, 05:15:11 pm »
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Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may have been given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.

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Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may have been given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.

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« Reply #22 on: September 01, 2017, 10:08:52 pm »
What an utter FARCE the Brexit negotiations are.
A complete waste of time, and utterly counter productive.
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« Reply #24 on: March 15, 2018, 11:21:36 am »
I’m in a hotel in Tenerife, and I’m sick of hearing all these coffin dodgers saying that they are upset about paying more than 25% more for the same annual holiday.... when they all voted Brexit FFS!    Why couldn’t they foresee this?
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« Reply #25 on: March 15, 2018, 12:19:35 pm »
I’m in a hotel in Tenerife, and I’m sick of hearing all these coffin dodgers saying that they are upset about paying more than 25% more for the same annual holiday.... when they all voted Brexit FFS!    Why couldn’t they foresee this?

Glad you are having a good time.      $sunny$ $sunny$

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« Reply #26 on: March 15, 2018, 02:23:23 pm »
And just to cheer you up:

Driving Licence problems following Brexit.

Article on Petrol Prices website concerning non-validity of UK driving licences when driving abroad post Brexit

https://www.petrolprices.com/news/uk-licences-not-accepted-brexit/
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« Reply #27 on: March 15, 2018, 02:55:12 pm »
It’s the tip of the iceberg Ian.
The REAL problems will be seen very soon now, with availability problems in the supermarkets, and the horrendous price rises that will bring.
This is one of the main reasons we are actively looking to move from the U.K.
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« Reply #28 on: March 16, 2018, 08:40:40 am »
It’s the tip of the iceberg Ian.
The REAL problems will be seen very soon now, with availability problems in the supermarkets, and the horrendous price rises that will bring.
This is one of the main reasons we are actively looking to move from the U.K.
I don't wish to spoil the hysteria by mentioning facts but...

Looking at the chart shows that the pound was worth less against the Euro than it is today at some point of the year in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. The current value feels lower because of an unusual spike back in 2015.

https://www.xe.com/currencycharts/?from=GBP&to=EUR&view=10Y

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« Reply #29 on: March 16, 2018, 09:37:36 am »
It’s the tip of the iceberg Ian.
The REAL problems will be seen very soon now, with availability problems in the supermarkets, and the horrendous price rises that will bring.
This is one of the main reasons we are actively looking to move from the U.K.

You are planning to leave the U K! Seems drastic! Where would you live?  Z@@
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