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September 18, 2014, 09:10:07 PM
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What would the consequences be if Scotland became independent country? What would be the aftermath of a "no"?

Let's have a discussion.

For the ones not familiar with the story, here's a great guide by the guardian:
Scottish independence referendum - A guide for beginniners














 

 

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September 18, 2014, 09:18:35 PM
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If I were to speculate on the consequences of a YES vote:

1-3 years: Scotland has a bit of a hard time convincing corporations to stay in the country, economy falters a little, tourism increases to balance it out.

3-10 years: Scotland returns its investments on North Sea Oil and natural gas reserves, begins to make huge profits.

10-50 years: Scotland slowly buys the rest of Britain, county by county.

50+ years: Och, that's nae bad laddie!!

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September 18, 2014, 10:13:50 PM
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"Scotland the brave"

Well we'll find out in a few hours if this is true or not.
Have they bricked themselves in the polling stations and voted "no"?

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September 18, 2014, 10:32:52 PM
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I'd be amazed if they voted yes to be honest, I think the people in these so called Democratic countries have a definite lack of balls when it comes to standing up to their political masters, but the thing is though, some of the arrogant stuff I've heard from the politicians trying to push the no vote makes me wonder if people won't vote yes now just to spite them, the reason I think this is because of how high the voter turnout is looking.

I'm actually excited about the results which is unusual LOL Cheesy

Edit: Watching the BBC now and I'm laughing my head off, they're desperately trying to convince people to vote no.
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September 18, 2014, 10:51:55 PM
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https://twitter.com/ronaldopatrizio/status/512715183844622338/photo/1 Grin

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September 18, 2014, 11:18:45 PM
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LOL! Tongue Yeah, I'm staying up guys, this is going to be fun to watch.
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September 18, 2014, 11:50:12 PM
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I'll be surprised if they vote independence, but judging by rapid changes in last month, everything is possible I suppose.

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September 18, 2014, 11:56:17 PM
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Never underestimate how much people in the United Kingdom hate Westminster.
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September 19, 2014, 02:59:20 AM
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CURRENT PERCENTAGES:

49.1% Yes / 50.9% No

7 out of 32 provinces counted!
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September 19, 2014, 03:54:26 AM
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It looks like NO. My vote decided Grin  whodahvthunkit   Roll Eyes
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September 19, 2014, 04:00:33 AM
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It's not over yet Glasgow voted yes, even though it was close.

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September 19, 2014, 04:17:50 AM
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It's all over bar the shouting now. The silly billys were always going to vote NO. They get Union Jack tattoos not Saltire one's and the Other half of the weegies get tri-colors tattoos.Begora. Tongue
 
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September 19, 2014, 04:22:47 AM
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What now? LOL Cheesy

And yes Sad looks like the no vote is going through, but I'm still sticking around for the last results.
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September 19, 2014, 05:33:38 AM
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Scotland decides against separation.

End of story.
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September 19, 2014, 05:38:19 AM
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Correction, 55.42% of Scotland decided against separation, I always find it interesting how people like honeypot think that just because they won by a slight victory means they can ignore such a large chunk of the population. I should have just waited for the results to come in on their live page which was updated throughout the counting, but unfortunately I didn't find it until the end, I found the BBC coverage of the whole thing really snide and arrogant, kind of like honeypot! Cheesy

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/events/scotland-decides/results

Don't know if anyone outside the UK can view this by the way, just thought I'd mention.
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September 19, 2014, 05:44:24 AM
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Correction, 55.42% of Scotland decided against separation, I always find it interesting how people like honeypot think that just because they won by a slight victory means they can ignore such a large chunk of the population. I should have just waited for the results to come in on their live page which was updated throughout the counting, but unfortunately I didn't find it until the end, I found the BBC coverage of the whole thing really snide and arrogant, kind of like honeypot! Cheesy

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/events/scotland-decides/results

Don't know if anyone outside the UK can view this by the way, just thought I'd mention.

Just like a liberals and democrats after our 2012 election, when even they were shaking in their boots during run up and initial count because they are so spineless Smiley

Btw, have we talked? I don't remember every fool who posts after me. That must be some soft spot I stabbed Smiley
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September 19, 2014, 05:51:50 AM
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Sorry, morons don't upset me, they just annoy me with how stupid they are.

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"Scotland the brave"

Well we'll find out in a few hours if this is true or not.
Have they bricked themselves in the polling stations and voted "no"?

Looks like you were right, I think this is exactly what happened, I hope this doesn't happen if we have the EU referendum as well.
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September 19, 2014, 05:53:28 AM
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Sorry, morons don't upset me, they just annoy me with how stupid they are.

With fools like you, crypto needs no government restriction to bring it down Smiley
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September 19, 2014, 05:54:15 AM
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You're argument doesn't make any sense, cryptocurrencies are dictated by mathematics and logic, not people or governments.
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September 19, 2014, 05:54:59 AM
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You're argument doesn't make any sense, cryptocurrencies are dictated by mathematics and logic, not people or governments.

Thank you for proving my point. I really do feel you need to wake the hell up if that's what you actually think.
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