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    (Original post by Whiggy)
    Remaining in the EU appears to be the safest option for us at the moment; we can deal with whatever happens in the future. With any luck, we'll vote to remain in the EU and the EU benefits us for many years to come.
    Personally i don't believe that EU membership matters as much as people think. They neither hold us back nor aid in our success as much as both sides like to make out.
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    Ugh, this what I mean by stressful! My soon-to-be ex husband came out as gay.
    That's must be heartbreaking .... As said its bad he didn't have the decency the decency to tell you properly ....... And I don't know how I would react if I was in your shoes TBH .............Normally if I have a disagreement ( which is more than Likely about politics..... ) with my GF then I normally get the cold shoulder ....however I was slapped recently for making a very sarcastic remark about a issue women face monthly...... Not making that mistake again :laugh:
    I hope it all works out for you ....
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Personally i don't believe that EU membership matters as much as people think. They neither hold us back nor aid in our success as much as both sides like to make out.
    Agreed. There are several domestic reasons for the UK's economic performance as of late which aren't directly EU related and thus unaffected by membership (productivity being the most obvious example). Bremainers overstate the dependence of jobs on EU membership for many industries as part of Project Fear (though I am convinced the Financial Industry will take quite a punch). Brexiteers overstate the amount of excessive regulation from the EU (no evidence that much of it wouldn't be proposed by a domestic left-wing government or enacted for consumer protection in general).

    A big thing I dislike about the Brexit campaign is the incoherence of what they propose instead. That is not to say that we should expect them to know what will happen economically as a consequence of Brexit and the subsequent renegotiation of a FTD with the EU, but you get a sense they don't even know what they want to happen. There is no unified message of the type of negotiations we'd pursue after a Brexit vote (Do we try to emulate Norway? Do we try to emulate Switzerland? Do we make our own type of deal, in which case what would be proposed?), let alone the chance of success.
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    Agreed. There are several domestic reasons for the UK's economic performance as of late which aren't directly EU related and thus unaffected by membership (productivity being the most obvious example). Bremainers overstate the dependence of jobs on EU membership for many industries as part of Project Fear (though I am convinced the Financial Industry will take quite a punch). Brexiteers overstate the amount of excessive regulation from the EU (no evidence that much of it wouldn't be proposed by a domestic left-wing government or enacted for consumer protection in general).

    A big thing I dislike about the Brexit campaign is the incoherence of what they propose instead. That is not to say that we should expect them to know what will happen economically as a consequence of Brexit and the subsequent renegotiation of a FTD with the EU, but you get a sense they don't even know what they want to happen. There is no unified message of the type of negotiations we'd pursue after a Brexit vote (Do we try to emulate Norway? Do we try to emulate Switzerland? Do we make our own type of deal, in which case what would be proposed?), let alone the chance of success.
    The later problem is party caused by ego but mostly caused by the fact that you have people like Boris who don't really want to leave (a second referendum) and also the massive problem they face is that they are not the government. Without a Euro-skeptic PM, any vision they have is meaningless.

    It looks like an easy win based on phone polling but it's noticeable that the Leave campaign seems to have largely not bothered going for the Labour vote.
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    Managed to survive clubbing in a vote leave T-shirt. Also sand I vow to thee my country on the bus back, we finished and somebody just said "do you know Jerusalem"

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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    I watched Nick Robinson's EU documentary and it's funny how nothing has really changed. The British still lament not making the rules and Europe still has an attitude of 'Britain should change for us'.
    Enjoyed that. When's Part 2 (or have I missed it?)?
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    Enjoyed that. When's Part 2 (or have I missed it?)?
    Monday 9pm.
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    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Monday 9pm.
    :yy:
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    I see Donald Trump has got banned from TSR - hardly a surprise http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/member.php?u=2466025
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    (Original post by hazzer1998)
    That's must be heartbreaking .... As said its bad he didn't have the decency the decency to tell you properly ....... And I don't know how I would react if I was in your shoes TBH .............Normally if I have a disagreement ( which is more than Likely about politics..... ) with my GF then I normally get the cold shoulder ....however I was slapped recently for making a very sarcastic remark about a issue women face monthly...... Not making that mistake again :laugh:
    I hope it all works out for you ....
    Thank you!

    And no, you'd better not mention that monthly issue again...
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    I have just read your Ad Hoc article, Saracen's Fez, (still catching up on things) and I thought it was a good read. I accept your apology, even though I believe you don't really need to.
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    Telegraph upload a video of 1 photo of Her Majesty's life, at least 17 Republicans have watched it

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    Hollande wouldn't even pass the first vote in the presidential election if he stands

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    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
    Hollande wouldn't even pass the first vote in the presidential election if he stands
    I thought that was fairly common knowledge? It will be Le Pen and whoever the Republicans put up, quite possibly in that order. I'd expect Le Pen to lose it in the second round though.
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    (Original post by Saracen's Fez)
    I thought that was fairly common knowledge? It will be Le Pen and whoever the Republicans put up, quite possibly in that order. I'd expect Le Pen to lose it in the second round though.
    The socialists will probably put somebody new up

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    Not true, plays well for a game when looking for a new contract.
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    This has to be one of the most derogatory but funny jokes I've heard

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