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@RobC wrote:They did - it got 400,000 (less than a tenth of the still rising revoke votes)

Very true but when was this latest petition posted? Way back in February where it sat get a dribble of people signing it every now and then. It wasn't until people started posting about it and the media pointed it out that the bandwagon started rolling. 

 

As for the £ falling. It's been falling for years, last peaked in 2014 (way before the referendum). As someone who sends money abroad quite frequently, I can honestly say I look at the exchange rate just as much. Not that I have much control when school fees etc become due. It's hope and pray every time!

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2 million ( if you believe organisers ) marched in London in 2003 against Tony B Liar Iraq invasion - fat lot of notice he took of them. 

BBC has an article that claims at least half the votes on remain petition are from overseas, and maybe others not registered voters in UK.  People who signed also come from a  few urban areas - the problem with online petitions they are so easy to rig,  just an email address and postcode needed even for ones on the government website..

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Huge numbers of people support revoking article 50 and some people questioning the validity of the petition.

What is needed is a way to ensure that an accurate count of those supporting this proposition who are entitled to vote in this country. There is a simple established way to do this: a referendum.

The reason those favouring leave reject this is that they know they would lose.

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@idonno wrote:

@RobC wrote:They did - it got 400,000 (less than a tenth of the still rising revoke votes)

Very true but when was this latest petition posted? Way back in February where it sat get a dribble of people signing it every now and then. It wasn't until people started posting about it and the media pointed it out that the bandwagon started rolling. 

 

Yes, we can see that then the ball started rolling ... backwards ... very fast

... 400,000 vote Leaave No deal

... down to 200

... down to less than 100 day 2

 

 

... VS over a million at the Peoples Vote/Revoke Brexit march (No Corbyn though)...

You Brexiters do realise that voting Corbyn in is your best bet for Brexit now don't you? ROFL.

 

remain2.jpeg

 

 

 

Much harder to despite visible head counts isnt it

.. despite Brexit 'news services' trying with camera shots from 2 feet.

 

Farages Few:

 

sunderland Brexit march.jpeg

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"As of 2.18pm on Sunday, 5,000,438 people had signed the petition [to remain in the EU], making it the most popular to have been submitted to the parliament website.

The previous highest total of 4,150,260 was for a 2016 petition calling for a second referendum should the initial poll not provide a definitive enough result."

Source:- The Guardian.

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Two people in yesterday's crowd were approached by the BBC (BBC News Channel this morning), and one of them with a continental accent said he'd come just for the march.  It would seem not even the BBC could find two people with the right to vote in the UK.

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Wonder how long it be before its blame the Bots

 

It's a bit like the BBC saying this and that minister was planning to take over from May. All the front runners have denied the reports. Fake news everywhere. They can't even make up their mind how many people actually marched/strolled around in London. I blame Brexit for all of it.

 

@RobC Yes, we can see that then the ball started rolling ... backwards ... very fast

... 400,000 vote Leaave No deal

... down to 200

... down to less than 100 day 2

But does it matter? Once you get above a certain threshold there really isn't any point adding to it. It's get debated anyway. All a bit pointless.

 

Anyway, just in case, I'm going to get the 1680 email addresses I have sharpened up ready for the next petition. Grin

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Five million might just as well be ten squillion, they only need 100,000 so what's the point. Going to be sad day for all of us if policy is steered by suspect on-line petitions which are fine for publicity but please God for little else. 

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Apparently there's some UK citizens currently living or working abroad.

For some reason they are entitled to vote or sign UK petitions.

Shocking!

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@VileReynard 

Interesting point.

My younger brother who has been living down under for years and now has dual nationality, voted to remain and has had steam coming out of his ears over the result. His entire family have also taken out dual nationality and for the life of me I cannot figure out a) why they had the right to vote and b) why they are all so upset about something that is not going to affect them in any real way. 

Is it really any of their business, and should I feel guilty about winding them all up by telling them it isn't. Wink

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@Minivanman wrote:

@VileReynard 

Interesting point.

My younger brother who has been living down under for years and now has dual nationality, voted to remain and has had steam coming out of his ears over the result.


 

Did he get the looks as well?

 

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<sarcasm>Its really terrible that British Citizens should be allowed to use these web sites isn't it?</sarcasm>

Note the HTML tags.

 

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@Minivanman wrote:

@VileReynard 

Interesting point.

My younger brother who has been living down under for years and now has dual nationality, voted to remain and has had steam coming out of his ears over the result. His entire family have also taken out dual nationality and for the life of me I cannot figure out a) why they had the right to vote and b)

Is it really any of their business, and should I feel guilty about winding them all up by telling them it isn't. Wink


 

UK expats in Spain can vote in our elections for 15 years after they leave the UK. I assume the same may apply to expats in Australia.

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Once upon a time British Nationality was worth having.

Presumably your family took out dual nationality because it gave them valuable rights in the countries of the EU?

Stupid UK decided they would throw those rights away though.

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