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What should we do about the EU?
Revoke Article 50, stay exactly where we are, and try to forget the whole sorry clusterfuck ever happened.
66%
 66%  [ 6 ]
Stay, but undertake a "root and branch" review of any and all aspects of our membership to address the concerns of a number of our citizens
33%
 33%  [ 3 ]
Leave, but only with a clear mandate from another referendum, and with a clearly defined plan to deal with all the issues.
0%
 0%  [ 0 ]
Total Votes : 9

tetsabb
1306794.  Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:08 am Reply with quote

I saw the line recently that "17,000,000 people voted for 17,000,000 different things, but 16,000,000 voted for one thing"
That amused me.

 
Jenny
1306849.  Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:40 pm Reply with quote

I'm a solid Remainer so I voted for the first option.

 
crissdee
1306888.  Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:51 am Reply with quote

Just for the record, I started this off with a vote for No 2.

 
barbados
1306891.  Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:14 am Reply with quote

I canít vote because there is no option for my preferred choice. Which is get on with the project at hand and make a success of it

 
Spike
1306902.  Sat Dec 15, 2018 6:11 am Reply with quote

Yes, come on everyone if we just all believe hard enough we can save Tinkerbell, sorry, I mean Brexit...

 
barbados
1306903.  Sat Dec 15, 2018 6:26 am Reply with quote

Would you rather it failed?

 
suze
1306905.  Sat Dec 15, 2018 7:01 am Reply with quote

How would you react if I said "yes"?

 
'yorz
1306906.  Sat Dec 15, 2018 7:06 am Reply with quote

I for one wish to see it slide down a deep drain.

 
barbados
1306908.  Sat Dec 15, 2018 7:07 am Reply with quote

I would ask you why you would like the country to struggle.

 
suze
1306911.  Sat Dec 15, 2018 7:19 am Reply with quote

That is of course a very reasonable response, and I cannot dispute that it would be a bit childish to give that unequivocal "yes" reply.

Even so, part of me does rather think that way. And hey, I have little doubt that Farage and his friends rather hope that the EU will go tits up once we're not in it any more.

 
crissdee
1306920.  Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:46 am Reply with quote

Our erstwhile aeronautics consultant opines that voting for No 2 is somewhat redundant, as that is what we are getting right now. A constant stream of "No 2"s!

 
'yorz
1306928.  Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:40 am Reply with quote

Do I look bovvered?

 
franticllama
1306974.  Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:18 pm Reply with quote

I voted for option 1 only because it was sort of the closest to my preferred option. Have a 2nd referendum, remain wins strongly and we forget about the whole thing. I do think it would now require a vote in order to quietly put the whole thing to bed, the politicians can't change course so dramatically without there being some sort of vote.
If Brexit was going to be such a good thing then the Brexiteers should be quite happy to hold a 2nd referendum. The fact that they're violently opposed to such a thing just shows how shit the outlook actually is if we leave.

 
barbados
1307088.  Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:15 am Reply with quote

suze wrote:


Even so, part of me does rather think that way. And hey, I have little doubt that Farage and his friends rather hope that the EU will go tits up once we're not in it any more.

I would suggest that anyone who wants ether the EU or the UK to go tits up is an idiot. We both rely on each other for so much trade.
And this is where the original referendum split me in two, I realise that the common trade was key, I struggled with the other bits - the rules and regulations side of things. In the end I decided that the price of the regulations was worth paying for the payback of the ease of trade.
I really cant understand the logic behind the thinking "well I didn't want to leave so hopefully it will pan out to be as as bad as possible just so I can say " I told your so"" For a start, in wishing the economy fails the most important person you are hurting is yourself -why would you do that. I see it that the only thing we can do is embrace the decision and do your best to make it a success. After all if you broke your leg, would you refuse a cast because you didn't want your leg broken?

 
GuyBarry
1307091.  Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:29 am Reply with quote

barbados wrote:

I really cant understand the logic behind the thinking "well I didn't want to leave so hopefully it will pan out to be as as bad as possible just so I can say " I told your so""


No, nor do I. Which is why I, as a Remainer, am supporting the Withdrawal Agreement because at least it gives us a framework for where we go after the 29th of March. Anyone who opposes it is supporting yet more uncertainty and potential chaos.

 

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