Scottish Independence Debate

Discussion in 'Current Affairs & Debate' started by SDF, Feb 23, 2013.

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Independence?

Poll closed Sep 18, 2014.
  1. I am Scottish - YES

    4.3%
  2. I am Scottish - NO

    12.9%
  3. I am Scottish - DON'T KNOW

    1.4%
  4. I am British (not Scottish) - YES

    7.1%
  5. I am British (not Scottish) - NO

    44.3%
  6. I am British (not Scottish) - DON'T KNOW

    8.6%
  7. I am not British - YES

    2.9%
  8. I am not British - NO

    5.7%
  9. I am not British - DON'T KNOW

    12.9%
  1. octophone

    octophone O = 0

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    I think they were estimating that around 20% of the country had voted by 9am but a) that will include postal votes and b) there's a always a before work rush which clams down. I think it'll be about 85-90%, higher than I'd originally thought.
     
  2. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    Why?
     
  3. Eileen

    Eileen All the better to see you with, my dear.

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    Kala knows people and then will post it on here.
     
  4. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    I like the way the Moopy exit poll is 100% no at the moment.
     
  5. Eileen

    Eileen All the better to see you with, my dear.

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    Someone on my facebook has popped up to announce he voted yes. That was after he accidentally spoiled his ballot and had to ask for another one.
     
  6. Crash

    Crash Thank You

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    Another NO here
     
  7. COB

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    I didn't vote No, sorry Madison :(
     
  8. Dark Carnival

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    Can we have an indication of how the UNDECIDED vote is going?

    WHERE IS COB?
     
  9. Dark Carnival

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  10. Sharla

    Sharla The Resistance

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  11. COB

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    Ohhhhkrrrrr
     
  12. Dark Carnival

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    That was definitely a Laganja moment there COB. You're lucky next moopyrate isn't any time soon.
     
  13. COB

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    Moopy really feels like the opposite of the alleged public atmosphere here in Scotland (well according to the media but shhhh) - worried about the NO GANG piling onto me now :(
     
  14. Ag

    Ag BRING BACK TAGS

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  15. Kalabaliken

    Kalabaliken Pop Precision Since 1978

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    I think we will have a good indication from first few results.
     
  16. Loufoque

    Loufoque BATTLE FOR YOUR LIFE

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    COB really let the side down tonight.
     
  17. Tetris-Rock

    Tetris-Rock wo ist der party?

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  18. Loufoque

    Loufoque BATTLE FOR YOUR LIFE

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    I have a 6am wake-up call tomorrow. I really hope I don't see a :( BBC news alert.
     
  19. Dark Carnival

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    Well that's obviously coz only Yes voters have something to celebrate, the major change they're hoping for.
     
  20. Loufoque

    Loufoque BATTLE FOR YOUR LIFE

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    I would just like to say to all the Scottish (NOs), I love you all <3
     
  21. Kalabaliken

    Kalabaliken Pop Precision Since 1978

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  22. COB

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    I really do think it's going to be a No result when all's said and done. There's no chance so many polls can be wrong, is there?


    (No really, is there? PENNY?!)
     
  23. Kalabaliken

    Kalabaliken Pop Precision Since 1978

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    The odds are now 1/6 for no and 4/1 for YES

    Which may mean nothing. But yes was 5/2 earlier today.
     
  24. straightorbroken

    straightorbroken reflected onto the wet pavement

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    Whilst I sadly didn't have to crowd surf to the ballot (although I wasn't exactly imagining the same frenzy there was to get a good spot in Madge's Golden Triangle), there was a lot of activity out and about the place, which I rather enjoyed.
     
  25. RaspberrySwirl

    RaspberrySwirl Leftover

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    It's going to be a No just like what happened with Quebec. The majority of the undecided will most likely vote no. (According to my newspaper)
     
  26. RobotBoy

    RobotBoy BANG BANG

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    Right, Scotland, you've had your fun now.

    Can we get back to normal tomorrow please?
     
  27. Kalabaliken

    Kalabaliken Pop Precision Since 1978

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    Let's hope so babe, let's hope so!
     
  28. Tetris-Rock

    Tetris-Rock wo ist der party?

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    People can go back to tweeting and posting on FB about how excited they are about going to Nandos on Friday. :manson:
     
  29. Dark Carnival

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    It is the equivalent of sleeping with someone else. They got it out of their system, but some shit will have to hit some fan somewhere.
     
  30. Crash

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    I'm pretty sure it will be a NO but I just want to KNOW and MOVE ON now

    Even more so when you live with a militant YES
     
  31. Dark Carnival

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    Oh poor Crash!

    u (think it'll be) ok (tomorrow) hun?
     
  32. COB

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    Entirely unsourced rumours flying on Twitter that a polling station in Falkirk has closed early due to 100% turnout :confused:

    EDIT - never mind, it's bollocks
     
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  33. Barnacle

    Barnacle Climb on through my window.

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    I'd like an independent Scotland for my birthday.
     
  34. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    It wouldn't be independent if you controlled it.
     
  35. Barnacle

    Barnacle Climb on through my window.

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    I'll settle for an Aran jumper then.

    But seriously, I hope it's a yes. After all the excitement a no vote would be such an anticlimax.
     
  36. Sharla

    Sharla The Resistance

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    After all this fuss I don't just want a NO vote, I want a NO vote an Westminister rebellion to scrap the Barnett formula and deny Scotland devo max.
     
  37. COB

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    Don't worry, I'm sure that won't be far off the truth. I think I posted here months ago that my big worry was that after a No vote we'll get completely hammered by Westminster for even bringing things to this stage - and nothing that's happened since has changed my mind on that.
     
  38. Sharla

    Sharla The Resistance

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    Scotland will be no more hammered by the scrapping of Barnett than London is now.
     
  39. Dark Carnival

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    There you go, Scotland should become independent because it'll be... exciting for a few hours after the results.
     
  40. TurnerPrize

    TurnerPrize time to dance

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    I'd very much be in the "FUCK OFF SCOTLAND, and TAKE 'THE NORTH' WITH YOU as a LEAVING PRESENT" camp, but that thought of neverending tory rule has me hoping for a No vote. Always winter, never christmas.

    I can definitely understand why a large chunk of scots want out though. For starters it often (imo) feels like the UK is run by out of touch, contemptible london-centric little cunts like me in the above paragraph
     

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