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Party time

edited 30 November -1 at 12:00AM in Discussion Time
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edited 30 November -1 at 12:00AM in Discussion Time
Will you be partying or at least celebrating the UK leaving the eu on 31st January 2020?

Will you be celebrating the UK leaving the eu on 31st January 2020? 118 votes

Yes
25% 30 votes
Very happy but doing nothing
34% 41 votes
No
39% 47 votes
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  • POPPYOSCARPOPPYOSCAR Forumite
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    Whilst I am happy we are leaving, personally it is not the sort of thing I would have a party about.
  • WillimSWillimS Forumite
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    I think after the way Brexiteers have been treated by remain we should celebrate, Ash Sarker (Corbynista) says she feels 'under attack' over Brexit celebrations.

    Take it from me had remain had their way and cancelled Brexit they would be rubbing our noses in it, they would be marching the streets, throwing parties, giving Brexiteers the two finger salute.
  • tommixtommix Forumite
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    aardvaak wrote: »
    Will you be partying or at least celebrating the UK leaving the eu on 31st January 2020?


    Yeah sure...


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  • PrinzessileinPrinzessilein Forumite
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    Absolutely no party here.

    Firstly I don't like parties...as a child I recall being taken to a party...I sat in a corner and waited for the food...I refused to join in any games...I did enjoy the cakes when the food came, and trifle....and then went and stood in the garden watching to see when Mum would come and collect me!!!

    But my lack of social skills apart....why would I celebrate leaving the EU? I was - and still am---firmly pro the EU...I accept that the vote was for Leave...I accept that the UK will leave the EU (at some point...not certain about timing)...but I see no point in celebrating something that I foresee as being disastrous for the country.
  • Gavin83Gavin83 Forumite
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    POPPYOSCAR wrote: »
    Whilst I am happy we are leaving, personally it is not the sort of thing I would have a party about.

    I agree with this. While I'm happy we're leaving I think it would be much better to quietly get on with it rather than throwing lavish parties all over the country. I feel the same about ringing various bells too.

    I think leavers need to accept that this would be rubbing remainers noses in it a little bit which seems unnecessary and frankly unhelpful at the moment.
  • MacMicksterMacMickster Forumite
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    No party, but Mrs M and I will probably open a bottle of bubbly to celebrate democracy in action.

    We'll save the party for the end of the ruddy transition period.
    "When the people fear the government there is tyranny, when the government fears the people there is liberty." - Thomas Jefferson
  • choillechoille Forumite
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    No, I don't really see it as I would a cultural even such as Burn's Night on the 25th.
  • pickledonionspaceraiderpickledonionspaceraider Forumite
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    Maybe if they give an extra bank holiday. Independence Day

    as long as Will Smith and those pesky aliens don't turn up
    With love, POSR <3
  • babyblade41babyblade41 Forumite
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    no full on party but will open a very nice bottle of pinot and quietly jump up and down in my head:j:j:j:j:j:j:j:j:j:j
  • venisonvenison Forumite
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    For me party time will be the day after 01/02 as its my 61st birthday.
    Boycott the right wing press !
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