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DaveLovesDee Jan 19th 2017 8:50 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by Dick Dasterdly (Post 12156294)

Yet we've been 'forced' out of the single market.

Either May is taking control or the EU is forcing her to do things, in which case, she's clearly not in control. Which is it? :p

Lion in Winter Jan 19th 2017 8:52 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing (Post 12156298)
Yeah, I always thought the EU adopted a position of "We'd rather you stayed, but if you want to go, fine. Just shut the door on your way out and don't come running to us when it all goes tits-up."

Presumably while stomping around in their jack boots?

SultanOfSwing Jan 19th 2017 8:55 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by Lion in Winter (Post 12156301)
Presumably while stomping around in their jack boots?

While the UK much prefers the I'm all right, Jack boots.

Lion in Winter Jan 19th 2017 8:58 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing (Post 12156305)
While the UK much prefers the I'm all right, Jack boots.

Much in style during the Thatcher years.


This time it seems more like picking up our ball and flouncing off.

SultanOfSwing Jan 19th 2017 9:00 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by Lion in Winter (Post 12156306)
Much in style during the Thatcher years.

It was a terrible pun as well, wasn't it? One of my best/worst :D


Originally Posted by Lion in Winter (Post 12156306)
This time it seems more like picking up our ball and flouncing off.

Yeah, that's a better analogy.

Lion in Winter Jan 19th 2017 9:14 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing (Post 12156310)
It was a terrible pun as well, wasn't it? One of my best/worst :D.


Quite shameless.

SultanOfSwing Jan 19th 2017 9:15 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by Lion in Winter (Post 12156316)
Quite shameless.

I do excel at that.

Lion in Winter Jan 19th 2017 9:19 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing (Post 12156317)
I do excel at that.

Mass uncontrolled shamelessness.

Dick Dasterdly Jan 19th 2017 9:20 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 
Sky News poll: Britons back exit from the EU single market

51% of Brits in favour of leaving the single market.

39% against.

10% don't knows.

SultanOfSwing Jan 19th 2017 9:21 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by Lion in Winter (Post 12156320)
Mass uncontrolled shamelessness.

Still better than just reposting headlines every fifteen seconds ...

Lion in Winter Jan 19th 2017 9:22 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing (Post 12156324)
Still better than just reposting headlines every fifteen seconds ...

Setting the bar pretty low there...

SultanOfSwing Jan 19th 2017 9:24 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by Lion in Winter (Post 12156326)
Setting the bar pretty low there...

Why make things more difficult than they need to be?

Lion in Winter Jan 19th 2017 9:29 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by Dick Dasterdly (Post 12156323)
Sky News poll: Britons back exit from the EU single market

51% of Brits in favour of leaving the single market.

39% against.

10% don't knows.

Well the polls predicted that Remain would win, so what does that tell you, hmm?

Lion in Winter Jan 19th 2017 9:29 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by SultanOfSwing (Post 12156328)
Why make things more difficult than they need to be?

I'm looking for some kind of challenge here...

SultanOfSwing Jan 19th 2017 9:31 pm

Re: Post EU Referendum
 

Originally Posted by Lion in Winter (Post 12156333)
I'm looking for some kind of challenge here...

You want a challenge? Find a post from DD that contains even a trace amount of original thought, logic or reason. You'd have an easier time finding the active ingredient in a homeopathic remedy.


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