Brexit vote, the zombie apocalypse and other fallout.

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Should the UK leave the EU?

Yes
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29%
No
21
60%
Don't know
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3%
Don't care
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No votes
Nothing to do with me, mate!
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9%
 
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Post by Disembodied » Mon Jul 11, 2016 4:37 pm

Fritz wrote:No panic! Or is there any reason for her not to withdraw in the coming weeks?
Well, she's now due to become our unelected PM (hurrah for British democracy!) sometime on Wednesday, it looks like - Cameron apparently can't wait to get shot of the whole affair - but I suppose there's still time for her to rule herself out of the contest before then. Tricky political manoeuvre to pull off, though, when you're running unopposed (hurrah! again). And there's always the possibility that she'll emerge from her first briefing as PM, ashen-faced, on Wednesday afternoon, mouthing obscenities before tottering away to jump into the Thames.

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Post by Cody » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:40 pm

Apparently, Britain has changed Prime Minister twenty-four times in the past century - half of 'em without a general election.
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Post by Amah » Mon Jul 11, 2016 8:21 pm

Disembodied wrote:Meanwhile, in the Labour Party, leadership challenger (because that's what you do when your political opponents are in disarray: tear yourselves apart) Angie the Eagle seems to have adopted the campaign slogan "Argh":

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Post by Disembodied » Mon Jul 11, 2016 9:02 pm

Theresa May is at least honest about what she's offering the country:

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Post by Cody » Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:33 pm

Hammond becomes Chancellor, Osborne resigns from the Government (good), and Boris becomes Foreign Secretary... hmm!
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Post by Smivs » Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:09 pm

Cody wrote:...and Boris becomes Foreign Secretary... hmm!
What could possibly go wrong?
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Post by Fritz » Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:04 am

Definitely the right guy to lead negotiations with EU. I don't know if I should laugh or cry...
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Post by Cody » Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:09 am

Boris will be off cycling along the Great Wall or something...
David Davis has been appointed to the new cabinet position of secretary of state for exiting the European Union - or "Brexit secretary".
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Post by Fritz » Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:15 am

As strange as it sounds, but this might actually be a good idea. I wonder, how many Brexit secretaries will follow him.
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Post by Cody » Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:52 am

<nods>
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Post by Disembodied » Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:50 am

Smivs wrote:
Cody wrote:...and Boris becomes Foreign Secretary... hmm!
What could possibly go wrong?
You have to wonder what sort of person, when choosing a Foreign Secretary for a real, non-sitcom country, thinks that "racist clown" might be what they're looking for.

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Post by Cody » Thu Jul 14, 2016 10:21 am

Anyway, the serious business has now begun - Pakistan won the toss and are batting!
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Post by Smivs » Thu Jul 14, 2016 4:16 pm

And Wales are now ranked above England in the FIFA World rankings! :roll:
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Post by Cody » Wed Aug 10, 2016 1:37 pm

A bit dusty in here... and still no zombies reported. Apparently, if you like HP Sauce, you're a Leave voter! <sniggers>
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Post by Smivs » Wed Aug 10, 2016 4:49 pm

Cody wrote:A bit dusty in here...
Indeed but things were never going to pan-out too quickly. The fan is still a good year away, and the sh*t is still heading for it, so we won't really know the reality for a while. Shame about the zombies, though - I thought they'd be along sooner. :)
Fascinating article as well - thanks for the link.
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