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Westminstenders: From Uxbridge to...? Part deux GE 2019 special.

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placemats Sun 03-Nov-19 17:54:10

New thread.

General election 12th December 2019. Results out on Friday 13th. Unlucky day for some.

So this election is unusual in that it will focus primarily on Brexit and referendums with domestic issues tagged alongside, for some parties.

bellinisurge Sun 03-Nov-19 17:58:18

Thanks for the new thread. I deliberately stayed out of the aggro of the last one.

Alsohuman Sun 03-Nov-19 17:59:21

Thanks @placemats. 😻

tobee Sun 03-Nov-19 17:59:37

Cheers place.

Place marking on place's new thread!

tobee Sun 03-Nov-19 18:00:47

I try to "grey rock" the aggro but I'm weak and can't help jumping in!

bellinisurge Sun 03-Nov-19 18:02:33

Several times bitten, finally shy. Or am I wink

prettybird Sun 03-Nov-19 18:06:08

For once, both boys to mark my place wink

I did my best to engage too directly in the more heated and personal exchanges.

Feelings are running high. sad A lot is at stake sad

BigChocFrenzy Sun 03-Nov-19 18:07:23

Thanks placemats 💐

Crikey, these threads will probably move like greased lightning until at least Friday the 13th ....

Who said they were doing a 12 / 13 Dec overnight thread, btw ?

Westministenders' Abbreviations:

https://www.mumsnet.com/Talk/eureferendumm_2016_/3492426-Westministenders-Abbreviation?msgid=84503730

HeyNotInMyName Sun 03-Nov-19 18:07:56

PMK

Thanks @placemats

BigChocFrenzy Sun 03-Nov-19 18:09:06

pretty The cat on the left looks like they are considering scragging the one on the right, who is smirking to wind them up ! grin

squid4 Sun 03-Nov-19 18:09:24

i always feel dirty for saying anything. and dirty for not saying anything.

"we have more in common than what divides us" and all that. x

I'm working and long & late shift on 12th - probably for the bestto be totally distracted

Mistigri Sun 03-Nov-19 18:10:06

I didn't think it was especially aggressive. Think it's fine to disagree.

Anyway thank you placemats, long may these threads continue.

placemats Sun 03-Nov-19 18:10:16

Amazing tweet:

twitter.com/carolecadwalla/status/1190821622527201281

Dominic Grieve: ‘What Number 10 has said is not true. It’s a lie’

ClashCityRocker Sun 03-Nov-19 18:10:32

I've booked the 13th off, so will be doing my best for an all nighter!

prettybird Sun 03-Nov-19 18:11:12

I liked the Westminsterenders: Gunpowder, Treason and Plot suggestion for a new thread title from Mockers on the interim thread. Nice and topical - but there again, the thread may well have filled up by tomorrow so it can still be used on the appropriate day grin

placemats Sun 03-Nov-19 18:12:24

Get a postal vote squid

assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/711954/Apply-to-vote-by-post-England-Scotland-and-Wales__1_.pdf

And thank you for working such long hours, I've done many a 12 hour shift myself. Rotas are always changing!

dreichwinter Sun 03-Nov-19 18:12:24

PMK

BercowsPoliticalPumpkin Sun 03-Nov-19 18:12:41

PMK with borrowed cat.

prettybird Sun 03-Nov-19 18:13:04

Actually, the one on the right was busy howling at me for attention BigChoc wink

squid4 Sun 03-Nov-19 18:13:21

I will definitely be voting don't worry about that!! Will probably go at 7 on way in to work though

squid4 Sun 03-Nov-19 18:14:04

polling booth is opposite my house very handy!

squid4 Sun 03-Nov-19 18:17:44

wow to Dominic Grieve interview. How is this not headlines everywhere

ArseDarkly Sun 03-Nov-19 18:18:36

I've booked the 13th off, so will be doing my best for an all nighter!

If you're going to be on here I'll be in my pj's to join you! brew

placemats Sun 03-Nov-19 18:19:18

Most excellent Squid

It's always hand to know that the postal vote is an option. However it must be done by November 25th.

bellinisurge Sun 03-Nov-19 18:20:47

I'm a bit squeamish about reference to Guy Fawkes and attempts at blowing up Parliament just at the moment. It doesn't feel as funny or historical these days with some of the anti Parliament crap Brexiteers are coming out with.
I know I need to lighten up. hmmsmileconfused

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