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by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Fishy

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by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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https://scontent-lhr8-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/141010423_208317867595960_3414879355220622422_o.jpg?_nc_cat=105&ccb=2&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=ckyWmYnPGzgAX8w42gh&_nc_ht=scontent-lhr8-2.xx&oh=7ea841eae3ee0d99a6d904a270fe8a84&oe=602D294A Roger Daltry in particular was a high profile advocate. An intervi...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
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At least his words are, by and large, actual words.
We have our 1st winner of the 2021 Cofvefe mug of the year award 2021

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by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 20, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23513
Views: 555099

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:lol: Musicians are demanding that the British governmnet allow them to travel in the EU without a visa :lol: We're out - how about demanding that off the EU? Perhaps they have an expectation their sovereign government should support their needs? After all we have been consistently told that is wha...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 20, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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That they have some forms to fill in, fact.
Plus cost of Carnet if taking instruments, fact.
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Views: 555099

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Reported, like this you mean? https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-music-tours-visa-free-eu-b1786588.html No 10 has admitted an EU proposal to allow visa-free tours by musicians was rejected, apparently because of a belief it clashed with ending free movement. https://www.bbc.co.uk/...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 20, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Views: 555099

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But if you're touring say 100-150 people across 20 countries How many bands does that actually apply to these days? smaller bands, fewer resources, smaller margins. Still stuffed, even more so as this is often a primary income source until they make it big. Weak attempt from Bimbo at Fake News btw....
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23513
Views: 555099

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Sawtooth the Beaver wrote: ↑19 Jan 2021 15:58
Ignoring the obvious differences between UK political Union and EU membership.

Political, fiscal and full currency Union. Vs 40 years of a trade deal. You’re right ones very difficult to leave,
Exactly, direct comparisons nonsensical.
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Views: 555099

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Ignoring the obvious differences between UK political Union and EU membership.
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23513
Views: 555099

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https://www.ft.com/content/bd9f9910-aa3f-4dbb-a4ca-ed8bb1f65349?fbclid=IwAR3XtJimZszAVe-wV0NWZBVEmgMaC8irc09wwa74froXLtZklqOK0GlTCjw Whinging FT bigging up being Irish. UK multinationals /companies providing services to the EU will pay a premium for people with EU passports, making UK only passport...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Positive Benefits of Brexit Thread
Replies: 79
Views: 1758

Re: The Official Positive Benefits of Brexit Thread

BiFA estimated the increased cost to UK supply chains for no deal as £15 billion per annum. Others considered that to be low. Haven't yet seen an estimate on the deal done but with the cost of IT, Labour and admin needed to support customs checks, rules of origin and where applicable tariffs, I woul...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
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Views: 5532640

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The Sahara "wall" sums up Trump and his fluffers completely. There is an issue with migration from sub-saharan regions North which will get worse as conditions there deteriorate. His solution is build a wall to keep them out, instead of finding and investing in the right thing to do. The green wall ...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
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Views: 5532640

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https://www.businessinsider.com/biden-i ... ?r=US&IR=T

$500k for a deep clean of the White House.

Will need some powerful cleaning fluid to get rid of the stench.
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23513
Views: 555099

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It takes two to tango, that is true
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Views: 555099

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Look at how the frogs are behaving ... you think we'll want to go back in?
Depends how xenophobic subsequent generations turn out to be.
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23513
Views: 555099

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by message #2527204 » 15 Jan 2021 14:57 Sawtooth the Beaver wrote: ↑15 Jan 2021 14:40 .. and therefore claiming victory or defeat in the 1st 15 days is plain daft. Not really, the 'victory' for the Brexiters is complete. They could have said the opposite in 1975. There will be a far stronger re-joi...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23513
Views: 555099

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.. and therefore claiming victory or defeat in the 1st 15 days is plain daft.
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Views: 555099

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Source ... Google: Fears of return to pre-Christmas Channel chaos as France ...www.independent.co.uk › UK › UK Politics 2 hours ago — The crisis was only resolved when hauliers were given the rapid lateral flow tests, which Paris has now decided to ban for arrivals from outside ... Dover chaos feare...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23513
Views: 555099

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France to ban lateral flow tests as proof of Covid status for entries from outside the EU.

UK government requesting exemption for lorry drivers.
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23513
Views: 555099

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Time will tell. Generally have more faith in the veracity of the FT than certain other rags.

Still, you get the government you deserve they say.
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Views: 555099

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by Sawtooth the Beaver
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Positive Benefits of Brexit Thread
Replies: 79
Views: 1758

Re: The Official Positive Benefits of Brexit Thread

A little too quick off the mark on the bananas (from Ghana).
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23513
Views: 555099

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Isn't twitter a remain echo chamber?
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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by bimboman » 14 Jan 2021 14:46

Sawtooth the Beaver wrote: ↑14 Jan 2021 14:42
Adds psychology to long list.


Aw didums.
Removes psychology from long list. :thumbup:
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Adds psychology to long list.
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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52/48
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Post by bimboman » 14 Jan 2021 09:55

“Who will make my latte In Pret”


“But the food miles darling , think of the planet, quinoa salad with avocado please “
Without quinoa salad with avocado would they starve?

It’s practically Luddite to argue against the globalisation of food. :thumbup:
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Good plan. Starting with NI. Govt got the memo.
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Post by bimboman » 13 Jan 2021 23:06

Sawtooth the Beaver wrote: ↑13 Jan 2021 22:27
As long as tempered with a move to seasonal eating and caveated by methods of transportation.

The UK would starve is we attempted this.
you said it
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
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Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Post by merry! » 13 Jan 2021 21:15 towny wrote: ↑13 Jan 2021 19:10 These fascists certainly knew their way around the Capitol Building. Maybe the woman in this clip was the electrician that wired the place or something..... 😳 https://twitter.com/kristinminkdc/statu ... 26208?s=21 :lol: fascists? yo...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Views: 555099

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As long as tempered with a move to seasonal eating and caveated by methods of transportation.
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23513
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y bimboman » 13 Jan 2021 17:33 Sawtooth the Beaver wrote: ↑13 Jan 2021 16:46 Markets adjust. In this case parts manufacturing in low wage low regulation EU countries will make them ..... They could have done that Brexit or no Brexit. No difference with respect to the US. I find backrows argument ab...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23513
Views: 555099

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Markets adjust. In this case parts manufacturing in low wage low regulation EU countries will make them ..... They could have done that Brexit or no Brexit. No difference with respect to the US. I find backrows argument about the weakness of the pound more salient. Especially if we can knock out so...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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bimboman » 13 Jan 2021 14:30 Sawtooth the Beaver wrote: ↑13 Jan 2021 14:29 Sawtooth the Beaver wrote: ↑13 Jan 2021 13:38 They might buy parts in Europe or the UK cheaper. These are always increases. Top No cheaper than they could have last year though, eh. Who knows, however in the short term this ...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Sawtooth the Beaver wrote: ↑13 Jan 2021 13:38 They might buy parts in Europe or the UK cheaper. These are always increases. Top No cheaper than they could have last year though, eh. Who knows, however in the short term this is bad for German manufacturing base by the looks of it. Let’s hope it gets...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23513
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Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

They might buy parts in Europe or the UK cheaper. These are always increases.
Top
No cheaper than they could have last year though, eh.
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
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Views: 555099

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You are an idiot, you wrote choice or cost - I never said fiestas were not more expensive , if you limit your meaning to new cars only then yes some will be priced out as you say, but that’s two different things. They could buy an older second hand model of fiesta. Sadly for Ford the fiesta isn’t t...
by Sawtooth the Beaver
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23513
Views: 555099

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Cause: introducing trade barriers Effect: Reduced choice or increased cost. Seems simple enough until such time as removing other trade barriers can mitigate that. Until then there are rabbits in the field. No, you are deliberately misconstruing here - fords have gone up, not everyone else, and no ...