The Joy of brexit

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The Joy of brexit

Post by WHL » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:39 am

Had a wasted journey to the post office today, I have a package I wanted to send to a family member in London, arrived at the post office with my package, and was told due to Brexit, all packages being sent to non EU countries need a customs code, to get this code you need to go on line, at www.cypruspost.post, and fill in an on line form, giving sender details, the person who it is being sent too, value etc etc....they issue you with a code which you need to use..... another big thank you to everyone who wanted Brexit, Enjoy the hustle you will now have for doing simple tasks.

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Post by Happy in Cyprus » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:49 am

Yeah, I need to send a parcel to the UK, but I've been putting it off, suspecting the palava I'll now have to go through. In all recent past years I've sent a big box of passion fruit to our son in the UK, plus oregano throughout the year, but it's unlikely I'll bother from now on. Not just hassle this end, but he'll have the same the other end.

I read yesterday that many small business in the UK who used to export to Europe will no longer do so, as the additional work required isn't worth the candle. Many small businesses in Europe have similarly said they will give up exporting to the UK.

Aside from the fickle concepts of sovereignty, blue passports and sunlit uplands, I'm still waiting to hear from Brexit advocates how the UK will materially benefit from Brexit.

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Post by Dominic » Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:43 am

Bendy bananas!
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Re: The Joy of brexit

Post by Mike.1940 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:34 am

How can you use the title "Happy" when you are obviously not......

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Re: The Joy of brexit

Post by youngrw » Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:48 am

Stop whingeing, Brexit is done. Get on with it.

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Post by Diocletian » Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:48 am

Material benefit to Brexit, my income has increased and with the added benefit that it constantly offends those that opposed it. I am having a ball as a result of the fact that I got what I wanted.
Ticking away, the moments that make up a dull day.

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Post by Kili01 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:56 am

Diocletian, I suspect you just enjoy winding people up!
Perhaps you could give it a rest as you are now gloating.

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Post by WHL » Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:22 pm

Diocletian wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 11:48 am
Material benefit to Brexit, my income has increased and with the added benefit that it constantly offends those that opposed it. I am having a ball as a result of the fact that I got what I wanted.
Congratulations :roll:

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Post by Diocletian » Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:33 pm

I will give it a rest when the remoaners do likewise.
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Post by The Aquila » Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:53 pm

One of things about Brexit is there there will a certain number of people with absolute hatred bubbling inside them everyday because it’s not what they wanted.

It’s happened, there is not a lot any of us can do other than crack on with life and adjust before you make yourselves ill with the spite....some of you adjusted well after the industrial revolution so I’m sure you can do it again. 😉

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Post by Beechwood » Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:09 pm

Surely this week should see the 1st £350 million cash injection into the NHS?

I don’t actually see this news in the media

Still never mind at least I can look forward to getting my blue passport in 6 years time when the black one only has 6 months to run!

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Post by Dominic » Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:44 pm

Out of curiosity what did you lot argue about before Brexit came along?
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Post by bromerzz » Mon Jan 04, 2021 3:46 pm

Entry into the Common Market?

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Post by Firefly » Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:30 pm

I for one expected that customs regulations would kick in after Brexit, surely I'm not alone in that.

Likewise duty free :) I though it was a given.
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Post by Jimgym » Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:47 pm

Beechwood wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:09 pm
Surely this week should see the 1st £350 million cash injection into the NHS?

I don’t actually see this news in the media

Still never mind at least I can look forward to getting my blue passport in 6 years time when the black one only has 6 months to run!
https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/no ... t-17649663 But the Government has nonetheless found extra funding for the NHS. And it comes to more than the £350m a week, or £18.2 billion a year, that was promised.

It’s introduced legislation placing a legal duty on the Government to guarantee a minimum level of spending every year, rising to £148.5 billion by 2023/24. This is an increase of £33.9 billion a year compared to today.
I suggest you look a bit harder in the news media and you may just find it.
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Re: The Joy of brexit

Post by Jimgym » Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:47 pm

Diocletian wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:33 pm
I will give it a rest when the remoaners do likewise.
As they never will I shall look forward to your continued comments! :lol:

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Post by kingfisher » Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:54 pm

A great source of joy to me is Lloyd’s evident misery, and I detect I’m not alone in that.

Lloyd has made 5500 mostly anti- Brexit/UK posts over the past four years.
Say each post took ten minutes, including finding links to scholarly research in such erudite and independent organs as The Independent, Yahoo Finance, The BBC and the Guardian.
That has taken 55000 minutes of Lloyd’s life.
Which is almost 1000 hours, which is forty days and forty nights of Lloyd’s life.

Which was a complete waste of time, since the will of the British people prevailed.

So have you learnt anything from this Lloyd? Or will you yet again prove the definition of insanity correct: when it states that insanity is repeating the same thing over and again and expecting to get a different result?

Rule Britannia!

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Re: The Joy of brexit

Post by Jim B » Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:56 pm

Jimgym wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:47 pm
Beechwood wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:09 pm
Surely this week should see the 1st £350 million cash injection into the NHS?

I don’t actually see this news in the media

Still never mind at least I can look forward to getting my blue passport in 6 years time when the black one only has 6 months to run!
https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/no ... 7649663But the Government has nonetheless found extra funding for the NHS. And it comes to more than the £350m a week, or £18.2 billion a year, that was promised.

It’s introduced legislation placing a legal duty on the Government to guarantee a minimum level of spending every year, rising to £148.5 billion by 2023/24. This is an increase of £33.9 billion a year compared to today.
I suggest you look a bit harder in the news media and you may just find it.


https://fullfact.org/election-2019/nhs- ... est-boost/

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Re: The Joy of brexit

Post by Jim B » Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:09 pm

kingfisher wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:54 pm
A great source of joy to me is Lloyd’s evident misery, and I detect I’m not alone in that.

Lloyd has made 5500 mostly anti- Brexit/UK posts over the past four years.
Say each post took ten minutes, including finding links to scholarly research in such erudite and independent organs as The Independent, Yahoo Finance, The BBC and the Guardian.
That has taken 55000 minutes of Lloyd’s life.
Which is almost 1000 hours, which is forty days and forty nights of Lloyd’s life.

Which was a complete waste of time, since the will of the British people prevailed.

So have you learnt anything from this Lloyd? Or will you yet again prove the definition of insanity correct: when it states that insanity is repeating the same thing over and again and expecting to get a different result?

Rule Britannia!

Jon.
Remember Jon, he who laughs last laughs longest, being honest I thought you were above gloating but it must be a leavers trait.
Like last week on here when I was told to destroy my passport and get a Cypriot one because I pointed out a few home truths and they weren't liked.
The problem is none of us are winners as the Fisher Folk and financial service industry just found out as they were sold down the river and I believe many of the 17.2 million leavers are starting to realise that as well.

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Re: The Joy of brexit

Post by Maggie B » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:13 pm

kingfisher wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:54 pm
A great source of joy to me is Lloyd’s evident misery, and I detect I’m not alone in that.

Lloyd has made 5500 mostly anti- Brexit/UK posts over the past four years.
Say each post took ten minutes, including finding links to scholarly research in such erudite and independent organs as The Independent, Yahoo Finance, The BBC and the Guardian.
That has taken 55000 minutes of Lloyd’s life.
Which is almost 1000 hours, which is forty days and forty nights of Lloyd’s life.

Which was a complete waste of time, since the will of the British people prevailed.

So have you learnt anything from this Lloyd? Or will you yet again prove the definition of insanity correct: when it states that insanity is repeating the same thing over and again and expecting to get a different result?

Rule Britannia!

Jon.
Oooft, what a flipping Plonker. . . . .of the highest order. I do not always agree with Lloyd but, we always agree to disagree. That's OK.

Incidentally Jon, have you taken 40 minutes (or even two) to think about how the Scottish people voted? Just asking. 😁

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