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We are Screwed 23 74.19%
We will be a more productive and therefore richer nation. 2 6.45%
Normal life will continue as before. 6 19.35%
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Confident of Post Brexit UK?

We have little more than a couple of weeks left.

Are you hopeful, or are you fearful of what we will become as a nation?
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I think it is a basic human instinct to be wary/fearful of the unknown.

I am not feeling hugely hopeful or confident for our immediate future. Whether the situation will be rectified in the long term is also an uncertainty.

Sorry if that makes me sound a little pessimistic....
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I think it is a basic human instinct to be wary/fearful of the unknown.

I am not feeling hugely hopeful or confident for our immediate future. Whether the situation will be rectified in the long term is also an uncertainty.

Sorry if that makes me sound a little pessimistic....
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I'm much more worried about agreeing to the WA which seems to keep the UK locked in without any clear exit path.

But, assuming we leave without a WA, longer term, I'm not too worried. I think the EU as currently constituted is probably screwed and we're probably better off out of it.

However, I do worry about the effects over the next 18 months as the UK adjusts.
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I don't think we're screwed, I think the reality lies somewhere between options 1 & 3. We will lose jobs (already happening) and things will get more expensive. We will end up with some sort of trading arrangement with the EU but it will be on their terms, we will still have to comply with EU law, and we will no longer have a say.

I've been waiting for someone to give me a genuine tangible benefit of leaving for about 3 years and I'm still waiting so I can't see 2 being the final outcome.

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Exactly what keithyboy said. I don't expect it'll have a massive effect. But the politics of 'blame someone else for all your woes' will result in us being a smaller fish with less say, so everything which involves foreign influence (i.e. everything) we'll be slightly worse off for.

That's the long term. In the short term we'll be slightly further worse off because of the reactions of companies worried about the changes.
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All the small details will result in a death-by-a-thousand cuts to the UK its economy and its integrity.


On top of that it's now:
Everyone for themselves.
There's no such thing as society.
Blame everyone but yourself.


Anyway, I don't give a schit any more.
I got sold down the river so have made plans to mitigate things.
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Exactly what keithyboy said. I don't expect it'll have a massive effect. But the politics of 'blame someone else for all your woes' will result in us being a smaller fish with less say, so everything which involves foreign influence (i.e. everything) we'll be slightly worse off for.

That's the long term. In the short term we'll be slightly further worse off because of the reactions of companies worried about the changes.



all of which doesn't take into the effect of all this on the soul of our nation - which is fubarred
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Confident of Post Brexit UK?

Nothing is going to change until around 2020 - 2022.
Lot of info on Gov.uk.
Just google after Brexit gov U.K.
it’s all on their
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As a beef and sheep farmer, I'm terrified of no deal and opening the markets to suppliers with lower welfare standards. The EU is far from perfect, and the common agricultural policy seriously needs ripping up and starting again, but the deal we currently have is miles better than anything else on offer. As to the EU breaking up in the near future, I think that unlikely despite the populist movements gaining traction in many EU countries. Brexit has been a wake up call on the continent, and far wiser heads than exist in our current parliament and government are looking at the lessons that can be learned.

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all of which doesn't take into the effect of all this on the soul of our nation - which is fubarred
I guess you have to assume it already was, otherwise the vote wouldn't have gone that way.
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Nothing is going to change until around 2020 - 2022.

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I guess you have to assume it already was, otherwise the vote wouldn't have gone that way.
The vote gave borderline gits permission to go for it.
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Who’s ?


Who’s what? Just edited my post? Why. That would be Mr Cue 2, hope you’re mentally well?


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Have you always been so objectionable or did your condition start in June 2016?

(“It’s all on there”, not “their” which refers to it belonging to somebody.)
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Confident of Post Brexit UK?

Yes. Their. As in their website. Belonging to the Government.
Happy now? Or do you need a hug?


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Have you always been so objectionable or did your condition start in June 2016?

(“It’s all on there”, not “their” which refers to it belonging to somebody.)


Objectionable is what your posts can be

arousing distaste or opposition; unpleasant or offensive.

Let’s not be hypocritical.
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In an effort to push the bounds of pedantry and not be objectionable (at least no more than usual) "who's" in this case should be "whose".
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Maybe you missed cue2's subtle jest?
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What can we do about it?

Are we screwed? No. Our options will be more limited and trading with the EU will involve more levies and barriers.

In the end everyone will want to make money... to loose the UK as a trading partner will be a huge loss to the EU so things will work out in some way. Its the children who will feel the impact long terms as I personally think there will be less opportunities to easily work in EU based companies. Guess we'll never know.

Way I see it is live for the day. Don't worry about the past or look too far in the future.....

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Maybe you missed cue2's subtle jest?
In which case I'm still missing it.
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In an effort to push the bounds of pedantry and not be objectionable (at least no more than usual) "who's" in this case should be "whose".


Yes. Whose belonging to someone. Not who’s as in Who is.
Well spotted.

I think that’s Cue2 out for the day now. Hahaha!

The bloody hypocrite that he is..

I mean, I’m no wiz kid, nor do I claim to be.
I’m just a manc from a council estate.
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I read the last few posts of pointless bickering, and I think to myself - maybe we deserve for the whole lot to go to hell in a handbasket.
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You’re right Bazza. The dirty B word has divided the nation.
If you talk politics to someone now - a - days who doesn’t share your views on politics, rather than just beg to differ, but respect your honest opinion ( which you’re entitled to ), they show lack of respect for your opinion to the point of holding a grudge against you personally as if you’re the soul cause of the national referendum result....

Well done to the Tories for a great job of what they have planned to do. Divide the nation.
We should be fighting the Gov, not each other.
They’ll never have patriots that will be willing to fight a war for their geopolitics now.

Not many are proud of this nation anymore..



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