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Brexit Thread VIII: Taking a penalty kick-ing

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by tjs282, Nov 1, 2019.

  1. Hrothbern

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    I focused at Europe and the Commonwealth
    But as I continued, during my secondary school years, the collection of my grandfather and father, I did not mind adding from other countries as well.
    It was during my secundary school years my main source of pocket money. Buying and selling collections of post stamps at the saturday Amsterdam post stamps market, and taking out some stamps for myself, but not too much in order to keep my working stock big enough to continue trading and cream off enough pocket money.
     
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  2. Gorbles

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    In my experience, people will moan when they want, it's not something that's unique to folks upset over Brexit :p

    That said, the coin's a pretty useless waste of money (to design and mint) so purely from an economic standpoint I can see where there'd be moaning!
     
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  3. Old Hippy

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    I just want them to be true to their word and try to take them out of ciculation purly from an economic standpoint , as I have already order my souvenir coins
     
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    I have the complete set on DVD and the complete radio series. I LOVE that show so much.
     
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    Yes BBC 1 and ITV have special news shows. BBC 2 have a news night special. Channel 4 have a live comedy chat show that will be covering it. The host decided not to shave until Brexit happened and then with the various delays he now has a big bushy beard so he is going to have it shaved off. The hosts are unabashed remoaners - this is what I will be watching. Channel 5 have 'inside the worlds poshest hotels'
     
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  8. Hrothbern

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    I found out a while ago that the episodes of the TV series "The Borderers" have been put on youtube
    When I saw that in my youth, it was the first time that Scotland was really on my mental map of the world.

    Guess when I am going to look at those ?

     
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    As is this case with the Shortcuts articles, the best bits are the quotes at the bottom.

    Do say: “Do you like my ‘I Got Brexit Done’ tea towel?”
    Don’t say: “Yes, it’ll go great with my commemorative ‘Technically Brexit Will Not Be Done For Years Because It Requires A Complex Process Of Negotiation That Has Yet To Even Begin’ knitted toilet roll cover.
     
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    It's up there with Monty Python and Blackadder as the best stuff that's ever come out of the UK! Think I can do most of the episodes by heart, though I'm still struggling to memorise all of Humphrey's speeches. :love:

    Edit: Did you ever get to read the "Yes, Minister" script for an early Brexit-episode from back in 2016?
     
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    Awesome! Hope I can find a stream of it as well. What's the name of the comedy show?
     
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    It's called The Last Leg - 9 till 10.30 pm, I think.
     
  13. Manfred Belheim

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    Presumably it's no more a waste of money than an umpteenth Paddington Bear coin though. No-one seems to moan about those, and like it or not this is something of more significance.
     
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    10 uk time till 11:30 to cover the 11pm departure.

    Don't know how you would get it - it is a free to air sattelite channel so you might get it that way, otherwise Channel 4 have a web player called all4? Which should be streaming it - it might have location restrictions.

    https://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-last-leg
     
  15. Manfred Belheim

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    I don't understand what all these programmes are for. It's not like it's an election night. Is anything actually going to happen that they will have to show?
     
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    A 50p coin was minted when we joined the EEC in 1973 and another one in ‘92 (regarding our holding of the Presidency) and a third to mark our 25th anniversary as members, so I suppose those have been an even bigger waste of money?
    Apparently this coin is the latest of 90 different designs for the coin since Decimal Day in 1971.
     
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    People actually used hard currency back then. I pay with coins for things maybe once a week, if that.

    Well, as you said, it is a date of significance. Why wouldn't they cover it?
     
  18. Manfred Belheim

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    People still use hard currency you LIBERAL ELITIST.
     
  19. Arakhor

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    Really? I thought that the burgeoning debt crisis was spurred in no small part by constant electronic payments and "buy now, pay later" schemes.
     
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    Yes really. I have coins in my pocket right now, and plan on buying milk with them later.
     

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