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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    Brexit is going to mean hardship.
    How much is impossible to quantify - but older, poorly educated people in traditional industries are going to suffer.
    Since they voted for Brexit, it will be a good lesson for them.
    The younger, well educated, with rigorous degrees will take their pick of jobs here or abroad.
    Another unicorn moment. They're feckin swarming today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GB9 View Post
    Another unicorn moment. They're feckin swarming today.
    In all these months since the referendum, I've yet to find a Brexiter who can explain how they expect Britian to thrive in the world following a likely big hit in (mainly services) trade with her biggest trading partner (trade worth 600 billion) given low productivity, poor educational skills for all but the top 10%, large twin deficits, large debt to GDP ratio (91% and rising), too-small manufacturing sector (not a single volume British consumer goods manufacturer).

    I'm willing to change my mind, if someone argues for a plausible model.
    Otherwise I assume it's all la-la land.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    In all these months since the referendum, I've yet to find a Brexiter who can explain how they expect Britian to thrive in the world following a likely big hit in (mainly services) trade with her biggest trading partner
    By avoiding the "likely big hit" when negotiating. A "likely big hit" which would be bad news for both parties.

    HTH BIDI

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    Quote Originally Posted by shaunbhoy View Post
    By avoiding the "likely big hit" when negotiating. A "likely big hit" which would be bad news for both parties.

    HTH BIDI

    That's your last hope?
    Given the shower of tulipe we have leading us, I'm betting on the worst outcome.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    I'm betting on the worst outcome.
    That is because you are a glass half-empty sort.

    “Some people are like clouds. When they go away it is a brighter day!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by shaunbhoy View Post
    That is because you are a glass half-empty sort.

    sadly just realistic ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    I'm Just a saddo


    FTFY
    "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

    I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    sadly just realistic ...
    Or just a loser with nothing to offer.

    I'm going to get rich on the back of Brexit.

    This time next year Rodders!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DimPrawn View Post
    I'm going to get rich on the back of Brexit.

    This time next year Rodders!


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