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I'm gonna head out to vote later, can't wait, especially as I unfortunately just missed out on the opportunity last year.

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American here. To everyone in the UK, regardless of how the vote goes I hope it all ends well for you all. The American in me wants you guys to leave the EU, and have your country back in your control fully. But I know there are risks with that.

I hope you leave the EU and get your country back, and I hope you're able to stand on your own. And I hope we get our shit together so that we can back you guys up if you need it.
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What a truly fantastic way to wake up. Leave nearly 1,000,000 votes in the lead and almost guaranteed of leaving now.

I can't tell you how happy I am, finally we get control back.

Also my Twitter and Facebook friends are losing their shit over this and it is the funniest thing. As I said before, nearly all of them apart from me and 3 others have been remain, but in the last couple of days they were getting extremely nasty with it, to the point where a select few were calling those leaving 'racists' and calling those such as Farage and Gove extremely rude words.

I have been bombarded with remain propaganda and I was sick of it, so time to give them a taste of their own medicine. Got my new profile pic all sorted (complete with Union Jack filter)...


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Waking up to everything I own being worth 10% less is a strange feeling. This is democracy though, have to see how the country recovers. Expect Scotland and N.Ireland to hold referendums to leave the UK if given the chance. If that happens then it leaves Wales who are poor and relied on EU funding that they voted to get rid of.

Looking forward to more cuts and uncertainty about my job, yey.
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Congratulations to those, who voted leave. And one more thing: If things go to shit in GB because of you guys, I will laugh my ass off. And feel pity for the rational part of GB who voted remain.

For me, the Brexit is a chance for the EU to recover and find a better way of keeping things together. As important as GB has been for the EU, the ongoing special treatment and criticism was like a brake block for the rest of the EU. I'm glad you guys are gone. Hopefully for good.
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A shout-out to Scotland for voting remain.

Does that mean there will be a new referendum regarding Scotland staying in GB?
Got to be on the cards, though SNP no longer have overall majority in Scotland and Tories are second biggest party now, so still no guarantee of success. And a second No vote in the space of a few years under what are probably the most favourable circumstances possible right now would likely take it off the table for decades, so it's not the no brainer it might appear. Of course, whatever UK government we end up with would also have to give mandate for another referendum in the first place, and who knows what they'd say.
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Well done UK. My savings are ruined, the pound is worthless and we're about to get an even more right wing government without protection from them. Now just watch as companies pull out, unemployment rises and further cuts are made to the most vulnerable in society. Then Scotland and NI will leave us and we're left with nothing.

Farage has already backtracked on the NHS promise which was so obviously a lie from the start, the immigration issue won't be solved either.

RIP UK: 1707-2016
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Mass unemployment, further crippling austerity, Scotland is going to declare independence, Northern Ireland will push for a border poll which will end in a bloody civil war one way or the other.

We've successfully let the far-right tear shit apart. Well done.
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Not much to be optimistic about really. Like I said, Northern Ireland is totally screwed. Sinn Fein are already pushing for a border poll, and the consequences of that alone are monumental. If one is called, half the population are going to be very upset. Considering the tension between the Republican and Loyalist communities that still sticks like fly to fecal matter, I'm not joking when I say blood will be spilled again. And it'll be far worse than the Troubles of the past, I'm talking about full blown civil war.

I hear Finland's nice this time of year.


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Oh, and any "lexiters" hanging about, you're a bunch of naive morons. Handing the UK to the far-right on a plate is not how you achieve communism. Yeah, I know a few of them. Same goes to the Irish Republicans who voted out in order to achieve a United Ireland, I know some of them too.
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So much unknown about the future just makes this scary. Even things like worker rights (working hours, mandatory holiday) which were protected by the EU are now at risk. I need to join the union when I get back to work from my week off.
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https://twitter.com/kidd_kong78/status/746215781994618881

You can't make that **** up.
I keep seeing this on facebook and it's a total lie.. Farage never said 350 million would be spent on the NHS. That was the leave campaign (Johnson & Gove), which he was not part of, he refused several times to use that figure of 350 million a week.
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Two and the same thing in my view, the two leave campaigns shared much of the same lies to leave, separating them now is pointless.

Well unless you want UKIP to lead the UK


Into the dark ages.
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Platy said:
So much unknown about the future just makes this scary. Even things like worker rights (working hours, mandatory holiday) which were protected by the EU are now at risk. I need to join the union when I get back to work from my week off.
Incredibly, some unions were pro-Leave too... so check first!
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I find it ridiculous that we are actually leaving based on a 51.9 - 49.1 split. 

I've said it for a while now, it should be at least 65% to leave.

Congratulations on tearing the United Kingdom a part though, guys. I hope it was worth it.
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Platy said:
So much unknown about the future just makes this scary. Even things like worker rights (working hours, mandatory holiday) which were protected by the EU are now at risk. I need to join the union when I get back to work from my week off.
Incredibly, some unions were pro-Leave too... so check first!
Thanks, just checked on Google and it appears mine were pro-Remain. I'll check more when I return to work in a week.
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I find it ridiculous that we are actually leaving based on a 51.9 - 49.1 split. 

I've said it for a while now, it should be at least 65% to leave.

Congratulations on tearing the United Kingdom a part though, guys. I hope it was worth it.
So you don't like democracy then?
Bravo, bravo *slow hand clap*

If only it were that simple.
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KK78 said:
AMS97KRR said:
I find it ridiculous that we are actually leaving based on a 51.9 - 49.1 split. 

I've said it for a while now, it should be at least 65% to leave.

Congratulations on tearing the United Kingdom a part though, guys. I hope it was worth it.
So you don't like democracy then?
Bravo, bravo *slow hand clap*

If only it were that simple.
Basing this argument purely on the fact that AMS thinks it should have been over 65% for Leave, that is undemocratic, and that is simple. Why should one side be favoured over the other? Even if it had been 50.1% to one side or the other, I'd expect it to be adhered to.

That's all I wanted to say, I don't wanna get dragged into a a debate as to which side should have won or any of that. The vote is over and I'm bloody glad I don't have to listen to the campaigning from either side any more!
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I see a lot of you people have been scared by the b*llsh*t spewed out from the remain campaign. Short term wise, yes okay it is not amazing, but for the long term, leaving is the best solution. And now that c*ck David Cameron will be going, surely that's a good thing as well.
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Basing this argument purely on the fact that AMS thinks it should have been over 65% for Leave, that is undemocratic, and that is simple. Why should one side be favoured over the other? Even if it had been 50.1% to one side or the other, I'd expect it to be adhered to.

That's all I wanted to say, I don't wanna get dragged into a a debate as to which side should have won or any of that. The vote is over and I'm bloody glad I don't have to listen to the campaigning from either side any more!
I strongly disagree. The way any other fair referendum would work is if the the option that enacts change such as this requires a substantial enough majority. I'd hardly call a 51.9% vote a substantial enough majority. 60% at the very least.

Still, massively surprised Leave has won anyway. Thought the working class of the UK was smart enough to realise that now there is nothing to hold the far-right back from destroying this country further.
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Mexicola said:
Basing this argument purely on the fact that AMS thinks it should have been over 65% for Leave, that is undemocratic, and that is simple. Why should one side be favoured over the other? Even if it had been 50.1% to one side or the other, I'd expect it to be adhered to.

That's all I wanted to say, I don't wanna get dragged into a a debate as to which side should have won or any of that. The vote is over and I'm bloody glad I don't have to listen to the campaigning from either side any more!
I strongly disagree. The way any other fair referendum would work is if the the option that enacts change such as this requires a substantial enough majority. I'd hardly call a 51.9% vote a substantial enough majority. 60% at the very least.

Still, massively surprised Leave has won anyway. Thought the working class of the UK was smart enough to realise that now there is nothing to hold the far-right back from destroying this country further.
But that just isn't a fair vote at all. It'd be like me saying to you, lets toss a coin over something, and then if your side came up as the winner, me then saying "oh wait no, it's gonna be best of 3". You wouldn't be happy about that, and it would make me a cheat. That's how I see anything that favours one side or the other in a vote like this.

There was 2 choices, 50/50 split, fair vote. If there'd been 3 or more choices I'd go with majority win, that'd be fine. But not when it's one or the other.
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I'm very tempted to vote for UKIP in the next general election, they have been labelled as racists, etc., from the media. Yet they aren't racist (of course some members are going to be) and they have valid policies, mainly the ones to reduce immigration which needs to be lowered dramatically. And just to clear up I am not bothered by small amounts of people coming in UK to work, it is just too many people are coming in and it is putting too much strain on the NHS and schools. I'm only 16 so I can vote in the next general election. I'm just so happy that David 'the pr*ck' Cameron is stepping down, I just don't want that ponce Boris Johnson to become PM, anyone but him!!!
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AMS97KRR said:
I find it ridiculous that we are actually leaving based on a 51.9 - 49.1 split. 

I've said it for a while now, it should be at least 65% to leave.

Congratulations on tearing the United Kingdom a part though, guys. I hope it was worth it.
So you don't like democracy then?
This is a massive change, one that is going to determine the next few hundreds years of this country and 49% of this country doesn't want it to happen. 51% is not enough to say that the British people, as a whole, want change. The majority is far too small. 

Despite this though, give or take half the population of Britain is now either forced to leave the country, suffer with the rest, or vote to leave the UK (if you're Scotland or N.I). It isn't good, especially when you look at the number of voters over the age of 70, like my grandparents, who are voting out because "I remember a time before the EU and it was great back in the day" - Voting out for a legit reason is one thing, but voting out because you wear rose tinted glasses isn't. In 15 years from now, they wont even have to worry about it anymore. But I will, and so will the 75% of young people who voted out. 



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I see a lot of you people have been scared by the b*llsh*t spewed out from the remain campaign. Short term wise, yes okay it is not amazing, but for the long term, leaving is the best solution. And now that c*ck David Cameron will be going, surely that's a good thing as well.
Any other day of the year Cameron leaving is a good thing. Just not today. It means that Boris fucking Johnson is most likely going to be the next PM, a much worse option than Cameron. If it's not Johnson then it might be Theresa May who hates that we have privacy, I'm scaring myself just thinking of her in power actually.

Given that almost every financial expert has said that leaving the EU is not good long-term, I don't think anyone has been "scared by the bullshit spewed out from the Remain campaign". Unless you agree with Gove and think that we shouldn't listen to experts.
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Platy said:
I see a lot of you people have been scared by the b*llsh*t spewed out from the remain campaign. Short term wise, yes okay it is not amazing, but for the long term, leaving is the best solution. And now that c*ck David Cameron will be going, surely that's a good thing as well.
Any other day of the year Cameron leaving is a good thing. Just not today. It means that Boris **** Johnson is most likely going to be the next PM, a much worse option than Cameron. If it's not Johnson then it might be Theresa May who hates that we have privacy, I'm scaring myself just thinking of her in power actually.

Given that almost every financial expert has said that leaving the EU is not good long-term, I don't think anyone has been "scared by the bullshit spewed out from the Remain campaign". Unless you agree with Gove and think that we shouldn't listen to experts.
I can't stand Boris Johnson. Makes himself look like a pleb all of the time. How can he be a prime minister, the ******* ponce!!!  :D
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