** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Mike Sales » 12 Jun 2019, 11:40am

661-Pete wrote:
NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Get over it :)
No we will not "get over it" as you put it!!

Haven't we had enough of this, "Yah boo we won so you lot go get stuffed?" attitude?

The debate continues. To the line and beyond.


In the many years between the referenda we did not get this unpleasant line from the Europhiles. We should have used it against the Buffoon's ludicrous stories about straight bananas and the like.

Euromyths include stories about rules banning mince-pies, prawn cocktail crisps, curved bananas and mushy peas. Others include a story that English fish and chips shops would be forced to use Latin names for their fish (Sun, 5 September 2001), quoted in that double-decker buses would be banned (The Times, 9 April 1998), that British rhubarb must be straight, and that barmaids would have to cover up their cleavage.

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby mjr » 12 Jun 2019, 11:49am

Mick F wrote:You're foretelling the future too.

I can cross a motorway on foot and survive. It's just a matter of watching and waiting and biding your time.

In other words, even Mick F agrees that pledging an arbitrary time limit after which we will cross the motorway regardless (could we call it a "no biding" crashing out of the green field by the motorway?) is a very bad idea. We should hope and pray that those fools who would push the country out into the path of an obvious looming juggernaut do not become leader!
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Vorpal » 12 Jun 2019, 12:37pm

This topic has once again been locked.

Please take the time to consider not insulting each other by implication and innuendo. Or assuming what others have meant.
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby Vorpal » 14 Jun 2019, 9:28am

The topic has been pruned (again) and unlocked.

Please avoid insults, insulting insuations, etc. If the sniping & personal attacks get out of hand again, the thread will be permanently locked.
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby 661-Pete » 14 Jun 2019, 9:43am

I'm afraid I don't share your optimism Vorpal... :(
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby mjr » 14 Jun 2019, 9:47am

Vorpal wrote:The topic has been pruned (again) and unlocked.

Please avoid insults, insulting insuations, etc. If the sniping & personal attacks get out of hand again, the thread will be permanently locked.

So all they need do is carry on and the Leavers succeed in stopping the discussion Psamathe started? :(
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 14 Jun 2019, 10:23am

Hi,
I am happy to carry on with the post :)

No one can predict which way or what happens next.
Maybe a mass protest will hold powers that be to book for half those who could be bothered to put their cross?
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby mjr » 14 Jun 2019, 10:42am

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Maybe a mass protest will hold powers that be to book for half those who could be bothered to put their cross?

Maybe, but which half and why would this protest work when the previous ones haven't?
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby reohn2 » 14 Jun 2019, 10:43am

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
I am happy to carry on with the post :)

No one can predict which way or what happens next.
Maybe a mass protest will hold powers that be to book for half those who could be bothered to put their cross?

Then why would anyone vote to step into that unknown unless they were sure it were safe to do so?

Consider this analogy:-
You have a bike that you ride everyday and it does the job though you are aware of some faults with it,these faults though some serious,aren't something that can't be put right with a some expenditure(both monetary and time).
Then you're offered a new bike but the snag is you aren't allowed to see it or test ride it,until you've bought it and the deal is done and your old bike is taken from you and rendered unrideable by the seller of the new bike.

That is Brexit as remainers see it,it also seems to remainers that leavers will do anything for an unseen new bike.
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 14 Jun 2019, 10:56am

Hi,
reohn2 wrote:
Consider this analogy:-
You have a bike that you ride everyday and it does the job though you are aware of some faults with it,these faults though some serious,aren't something that can't be put right with a some expenditure(both monetary and time).
Then you're offered a new bike but the snag is you aren't allowed to see it or test ride it,until you've bought it and the deal is done and your old bike is taken from you and rendered unrideable by the seller of the new bike.

That is Brexit as remainers see it,it also seems to remainers that leavers will do anything for an unseen new bike.


Sounds like half (posters not political) the posters on here, I haven't bought a new bike in over twenty years......have you :wink:

For the last twenty years I haven't been able to afford to.
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby horizon » 14 Jun 2019, 10:57am

Vorpal wrote:The topic has been pruned (again) and unlocked.

Please avoid insults, insulting insuations, etc. If the sniping & personal attacks get out of hand again, the thread will be permanently locked.


I hope not. I don't often contribute to the thread or even read it but it is hard to imagine this topic not being discussed on a cycling forum such as this one - cycling, whether we like it or not, exists in a political environment. And we haven't even started to discuss (AFAIK) what will happen to orders from our favourite suppliers in Germany and Sweden for example (Hilleberg tents get a ten per cent price hike?).

So a big thanks to the volunteer, unpaid moderators for keeping the thread going and a plea to everyone to keep it civilised. :)
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby kwackers » 14 Jun 2019, 11:13am

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:For the last twenty years I haven't been able to afford to.

When Boris gets in and I get my tax cut I'll be thinking of you.

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby roubaixtuesday » 14 Jun 2019, 11:14am

horizon wrote:So a big thanks to the volunteer, unpaid moderators for keeping the thread going and a plea to everyone to keep it civilised. :)


Absolutely.

And a suggestion that if there are to be suspensions or bans, they would be better aimed at individuals than threads.

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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 14 Jun 2019, 11:41am

Hi,
roubaixtuesday wrote:
horizon wrote:So a big thanks to the volunteer, unpaid moderators for keeping the thread going and a plea to everyone to keep it civilised. :)


Absolutely.

And a suggestion that if there are to be suspensions or bans, they would be better aimed at individuals than threads.

Pot and kettle :mrgreen:
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Re: ** The Brexit Thread ** - 'Brexit Means Brexit'

Postby roubaixtuesday » 14 Jun 2019, 11:45am

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
roubaixtuesday wrote:
horizon wrote:So a big thanks to the volunteer, unpaid moderators for keeping the thread going and a plea to everyone to keep it civilised. :)


Absolutely.

And a suggestion that if there are to be suspensions or bans, they would be better aimed at individuals than threads.

Pot and kettle :mrgreen:


If the moderators agree with your assessment, then absolutely, yes