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    (Original post by The Roast)
    So glad you've changed your mind :lol:
    I left myself open to that one
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    The point is that the petition is a complete waste of time, nothing is going to happen
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Dublin and Frankfurt gain in the long run but an independent UK is far more likely to make London a tax haven than chase the rich away. We'll be fine whether in London or Leeds.
    Well under the torries yeah. That said if the economy is quite turbulent until then they could end up on the losing end of the next election. Doubt there will be any tax haven's under the likes of Jezza, though I'd be surprised if he is still in control by then.
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    (Original post by stev43219)
    Your attitude of name calling and fear is exactly why the remain camp lost
    right, because there was no fear and name calling on the leave side.

    You are deluded to think that both sides were not equally as bad, at least the 'fear' that the remain side have talked about was actually accurate and backed up by reputable economists etc. Leave on the other hand was much more of a propaganda campaign that resembled Nazi Germany more than the UK, it really did make me sick that so many just goebbeled it up as fact. In fact now that I think about it, leave side was definitely worse than remain, yet they won, so no, name calling and fear had nothing to do with the remain side loss.

    The main reason, in my opinion, was an unrepresented class who simply had no idea what they were even doing were given a say in something they knew nothing about. Little Englanders played apart also, but it was those who didn't usually vote in anything that won it. Funny thing is, it is those same people who will pay the price for it, sadly they are making us pay for it also.


    Just to avoid opening a whole new can of worms, I'm not for one second saying everything the remain camp said was true/will come true.
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    2.13 million signatures now... :eek:
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    (Original post by joecphillips)
    I'm sorry if I offended you in some way I am annoyed at all the people who don't realise that this is the choice of the people and are basically saying take the vote away from the poor.
    I disagree. It's taking the vote away from the uneducated ignorants who do not understand the gravitas of the referendum.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    There is a petition calling for a 2nd Referendum.

    It's so popular it's crashing the gov site
    => https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/131215

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...-a7099996.html


    Edit to add: Over 2 million signatures.
    This is now the most signed UK petition ever. By far.

    86% of signatories are in the UK. The rest are UK citizens living abroad.
    Very sad that 2 million people don't believe in democracy.
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    (Original post by IFoundWonderland)
    I disagree. It's taking the vote away from the uneducated ignorants who do not understand the gravitas of the referendum.
    Oh, the irony.

    Your sentence is similar to saying "uneducated stupids". You mean "ignoramuses".
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    There is no second referendum. But be strong. All the best. Have a good day, and good health.

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    (Original post by toronto353)
    Very sad that 2 million people don't believe in democracy.
    I really don't think it's against democracy. It's more about the fact that so many people who voted leave want to change their vote or weren't truly aware of implications, etc.

    It isn't undemocratic to have a second vote - with our PM, EU commissioner, and potentially countries, abandoning us, circumstances HAVE changed and inevitably people's opinions will have, too.

    I doubt it will achieve anything but instead i hope it makes government not activate the leave treaty...
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    An exercise in futility :lol:

    What's done is done and we'll have to just get on with it :bigsmile:
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    (Original post by IFoundWonderland)
    I disagree. It's taking the vote away from the uneducated ignorants who do not understand the gravitas of the referendum.
    Well, wait to see how the 'uneducated ignorants' respond to being overruled days after having their say.

    The least grave scenario is UKIP absolutely dominating the north and the midlands in the next GE.
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    If you look at the .json format and search for "United Kingdom" you'll see that only 359,962 are voters who live in the UK.

    Numbers accurate as of 19:34.
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    (Original post by shreddingfish92)
    If you look at the .json format and search for "United Kingdom" you'll see that only 359,962 are voters who live in the UK.

    Numbers accurate as of 19:34.
    Yes but if you scroll down further than that you see a breakdown by UK region
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    (Original post by toronto353)
    Very sad that 2 million people don't believe in democracy.
    Lol ok, when exactly did petitioning and freedom of expression become less democratic than a lead of 3.8% of the voting population being considered a large enough to decide the entire future of our country? In what world is it democratic to put forward such a drastic motion for a population which barely half the voting public wanted -- and now a huge portion of no longer want. The referendum results do not reflect the current views of the general public, it's perfectly democratic for the public to wish for a second referendum on the topic.
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    (Original post by 1010marina)
    Yes but if you scroll down further than that you see a breakdown by UK region
    What does that matter? Unless I've got something wrong the UK count is the total number of those voters detailed under region below.
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    (Original post by IFoundWonderland)
    I disagree. It's taking the vote away from the uneducated ignorants who do not understand the gravitas of the referendum.
    Remain campaign in a nutshell. And you wonder why Leave won....
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    According to Sky Data, only 36% of 18-24 year olds bothered voting. Just an interesting statistic...
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    (Original post by Desi123)
    Did you see the top reply to that tweet?
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    https://waitingfortax.com/2016/06/24...-i-mean-maybe/
 
 
 
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