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  • Voting Conservative

    5 12.20%
  • Voting Labour

    22 53.66%
  • Voting Lib Dem

    6 14.63%
  • Voting Brexit Party

    2 4.88%
  • Voting Other

    2 4.88%
  • Conservative Majority

    8 19.51%
  • Labour Majority

    0 0%
  • Lib Dem Majority

    0 0%
  • No Overall Control (Hung Parliament)

    10 24.39%
  • Voting for Kodos

    1 2.44%
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith View Post
    By cracked it, do you mean they keep on crashing and killing people?

    Like they always have done?

    Cool!
    Our „Top Secret“ Project with (REDACTED) is showing serious promise.

    And we’ve haven’t killed anyone yet either (honest!)

    „I believe in socialism because it seems more humanitarian, rather than every man for himself and 'I'm alright jack' and all those arsehole businessmen with all the loot. I made up my mind from viewing society from that angle. That's where I'm from and there's where I've made my decisions from. That's why I believe in socialism“

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    Default Re: General Election 2019 Thread!

    Quote Originally Posted by Keith View Post
    We've already got enough problems with Rolls Royce and their nuclear facilities here in Derby on the Raynesway which is disappearing under water as we speak
    Chernobyl-style nuclear meltdown, destroying most of Derby?

    I‘m not really seeing a problem there, to be honest.

    And it’s not like the radioactive waste would make the inhabitants any uglier, is it?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Strummer View Post
    Chernobyl-style nuclear meltdown, destroying most of Derby?

    I‘m not really seeing a problem there, to be honest.

    And it’s not like the radioactive waste would make the inhabitants any uglier, is it?
    Actually, I've just cycled out that side of town and it's not too bad, just an excuse for a day off work

    Starting to get bad on the north side of the city though from Belper down to Derby.

    Luckily, Nottingham is full of good looking people?

    https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/...unding-3513078


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    Quote Originally Posted by Strummer View Post
    Our „Top Secret“ Project with (REDACTED) is showing serious promise.

    And we’ve haven’t killed anyone yet either (honest!)
    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/1...ing_car_death/


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    Default Re: General Election 2019 Thread!

    Quote Originally Posted by Professor Wolfgang Schnell BSc. PhD. View Post
    Great!

    So this wondorous new technology is only safer for the car driver.

    Again.

    Wankers!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ravi View Post
    I said nuclear power.

    What are these green renewable energy sources which will provide the same, and increasing, amounts of energy required?
    No you said Fossil and Nuclear, but it really doesn't matter.

    The idea is not to flick the switch off tomorrow, but to slowly phase these energy sources out. Like Keith has alluded too, for the short to medium term the UK will have to rely on multiple forms of energy creation until greener technologies can be refined and established.

    Prior to the crash when everybody was having solar panels installed on government incentives, the UK was a world leader in developing green technology, sadly the Tories pulled the plug on it (not saying this is right or wrong in terms of Austerity) and we have fallen behind. Personally I think it is something we should get back too and be investing in. Not only does it tick the environmental box but the opportunities for high skilled job creation is also huge.

    To answer your question directly though, a combination of the green technologies already out there which are more refined, having more efficient homes and appliances which require less energy and being able to create your own energy. The need to pull from the grid will then be massively reduced.


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    Default Re: General Election 2019 Thread!

    Well, it has been said before that strategically pulling out can save you a lot of money in the long term?


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    I can't see any winner past the Conservatives for this election, unless Labour plays another blinder in the campaign trail and Conservatives have a nightmare but can't see that with Johnson, I reckon they will win back their majority that May lost.

    For what it's worth I think both Corbyn & Johnson will make terrible PM's and there is not even a reasonable 'protest' alternative that has any kind of traction (I think the only alternatives are for Labour refugees that refuse to vote for the Conservatives and dislike Corbyn), for that reason I'm not even voting.

    In general my feeling towards the majority of politicians is that they are not serving the people, a lot are in it to become a minor celebrity and gain profile with the growth of social media. I think David Lammy is the most obvious example of this, he may well be a decent MP to local people (I have no idea), but his main concern seems to be to raise his own profile and that just doesn't sit right with me.


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    Default Re: General Election 2019 Thread!

    Quote Originally Posted by Strummer View Post
    Well, it has been said before that strategically pulling out can save you a lot of money in the long term?
    And not can end up costing a packet!
    Or rather a lot more than a packet!


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    Default Re: General Election 2019 Thread!

    Quote Originally Posted by Rzarecteh View Post
    I can't see any winner past the Conservatives for this election, unless Labour plays another blinder in the campaign trail and Conservatives have a nightmare but can't see that with Johnson, I reckon they will win back their majority that May lost.
    I really don't think it's that clear cut, these are unusual times in the wake of the Brexit issue, and the by-elections we've seen in that time (albeit those were pre-Boris) there has been a clear splitting of the Tory vote between themselves and the BXP, actually resulting in losing seats they either should, or at least had a shot at, winning.


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    Default Re: General Election 2019 Thread!

    Bring back coal fires. Yer can't do toast on a fkin solar panel


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ravi View Post
    Yes, eco austerity. Back to a time when everything we bought wasn't in a plastic packet, when milk, fizzy drink and beer bottles were recycled, when people didnt buy new clothes every month, new cars every year or two, when people mended things rather than throwing them away etc etc.

    Most of the Greens I've spoken to are Luddites who idealise past societies, so I dont have much trust in them to find real practical solutions to today's problems.

    For instance, they want to replace fossil and nuclear power sources with "clean green renewable energy of the future". That is pure bollocks. They may as well say everyone will get a free unicorn. What does it even mean.

    For us to reduce CO2 emissions rapidly nuclear power needs to be expanded not eliminated. Their manifesto is mostly similar ungrounded and impractical dreaming.
    One of their policies is to change every boiler in every household by 2021 in the UK to cut down on emissions. Vine said do you think we’ve got enough plumbers to do that, the reply was no but it will create jobs.

    I think there would need to be a big drive in improving housing in general to cut down on the use of energy. Anything built pre 1970’s was built with fossil fuel in mind and some Victorian housing is almost impossible to convert to modern living.
    The houses were designed to breathe, not be sealed up.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bryn Gunn View Post
    One of their policies is to change every boiler in every household by 2021 in the UK to cut down on emissions. Vine said do you think we’ve got enough plumbers to do that, the reply was no but it will create jobs.

    I think there would need to be a big drive in improving housing in general to cut down on the use of energy. Anything built pre 1970’s was built with fossil fuel in mind and some Victorian housing is almost impossible to convert to modern living.
    The houses were designed to breathe, not be sealed up.
    Still no talk of making new builds zero emissions which Gordon Brown pushed for before relenting and letting the housebuilding lobbyists walk all over his proposals. No point in trying to refurb old houses when new ones being built are all gas centrally heated too.


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    Default Re: General Election 2019 Thread!

    Quote Originally Posted by GandalfTheRed View Post
    No you said Fossil and Nuclear, but it really doesn't matter.

    The idea is not to flick the switch off tomorrow, but to slowly phase these energy sources out. Like Keith has alluded too, for the short to medium term the UK will have to rely on multiple forms of energy creation until greener technologies can be refined and established.

    Prior to the crash when everybody was having solar panels installed on government incentives, the UK was a world leader in developing green technology, sadly the Tories pulled the plug on it (not saying this is right or wrong in terms of Austerity) and we have fallen behind. Personally I think it is something we should get back too and be investing in. Not only does it tick the environmental box but the opportunities for high skilled job creation is also huge.

    To answer your question directly though, a combination of the green technologies already out there which are more refined, having more efficient homes and appliances which require less energy and being able to create your own energy. The need to pull from the grid will then be massively reduced.
    Because you only quoted part of my post. The part I said was bollocks was the "green renewable energy of the future". It's meaningless politican speak.

    I agree with much of what you've written. Different forms of electricity generation need to be explored. Fusion is always twenty years away. Wind, tidal, hydroelectric etc can only provide some of the energy requirements. Houses producing their own energy can help.

    As for the notion that we will need less energy at some point, I think that's wishful thinking. Energy usage continues to rise, despite increased efficiency through technology and dematerialisation, and there's no reason to think the trend won't continue. We will more than likely need more energy rather than less.

    Last edited by Ravi; 08-11-19 at 18:21.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rzarecteh View Post
    I can't see any winner past the Conservatives for this election, unless Labour plays another blinder in the campaign trail and Conservatives have a nightmare but can't see that with Johnson, I reckon they will win back their majority that May lost.

    For what it's worth I think both Corbyn & Johnson will make terrible PM's and there is not even a reasonable 'protest' alternative that has any kind of traction (I think the only alternatives are for Labour refugees that refuse to vote for the Conservatives and dislike Corbyn), for that reason I'm not even voting.

    In general my feeling towards the majority of politicians is that they are not serving the people, a lot are in it to become a minor celebrity and gain profile with the growth of social media. I think David Lammy is the most obvious example of this, he may well be a decent MP to local people (I have no idea), but his main concern seems to be to raise his own profile and that just doesn't sit right with me.
    I can see Johnson imploding. He seems to have some sort of hold of people but when scrutinised properly he isn’t that polished. Add to that his party aren’t popular and haven’t a great track record in the last 9 years I think a decent Labour manifesto plus a chance of a genuine chance of a second referendum will bring enough people over to Labour by the end of the campaign.


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    Quote Originally Posted by GOBIAS View Post
    He's a politician Gobias, he doesn't need to understand it, just have the lackeys that do.

    Shake hands on it and pass the work onto someone else.

    Easy!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith View Post
    He's a politician Gobias, he doesn't need to understand it, just have the lackeys that do.

    Shake hands on it and pass the work onto someone else.

    Easy!
    Does Dianne Abbott get the same pass then?


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    Default General Election 2019 Thread!

    Johnson is what he always has been, the front-man, he can just bullshit his way through anything, without any knowledge of the subject at hand.

    His minders have done well so far, one week in and no press conferences.

    It’ll be interesting to see the leaders‘ debates, Corbyn could do him there.

    Last edited by Strummer; 08-11-19 at 19:52.

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    I don’t know if it’s been mentioned but Boris was in Mansfield today, he visited Kings Mill hospital, and Farage visited Sutton last week, he was in Wetherspoons


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    I wonder if he asked about all the murders what have happened in Sutton over the past few years and what has caused them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GandalfTheRed View Post
    I wonder if he asked about all the murders what have happened in Sutton over the past few years and what has caused them.

    Sent from my SM-G973F using Tapatalk
    There’s a video of him on the Chad website buying a flat cap in Clement Taylors, my mate Pete is serving him.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bryn Gunn View Post
    There’s a video of him on the Chad website buying a flat cap in Clement Taylors, my mate Pete is serving him.
    He should have twatted the Tory bastard.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith View Post
    Still no talk of making new builds zero emissions which Gordon Brown pushed for before relenting and letting the housebuilding lobbyists walk all over his proposals. No point in trying to refurb old houses when new ones being built are all gas centrally heated too.
    It was on target for 2016 till the 2013 regs (under the coalition) when what should have been the half step to zero was watered right down. And the definition of zero carbon muddied too to make it easier.

    Consultation on the next regs is out now, go make some noise.

    Oh FFS.

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    BoJo was at the school round corner from us today. A load of the students were chanting "ohhh Jeremy Corbyn" at him

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