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(BBC)   This Brexit malarkey is going too far. The alienation from foreign governments & loss of face on the world stage I can handle. But now they're coming for our goddamn trampolines   (bbc.co.uk) divider line
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2021-01-18 6:45:07 AM  
So I guess we're not going to bounce back after all.
 
2021-01-18 8:13:21 AM  
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2021-01-18 8:17:40 AM  
FTA: "We can't get space out of China..."

Beautiful.
 
2021-01-18 8:18:53 AM  
*handle, dammit

/They're not even close on the keyboard
//so very tired
 
2021-01-18 8:25:46 AM  
Aw, what will the stoats do?
 
2021-01-18 8:32:17 AM  
What has this got to do with Brexit? TFA even links to the original report. Drewry's composite World Container index inched up 0.3% or $17 to $5,237.83 for a 40ft container, which is 194.1% higher than the same period in 2020. Freight rates on Shanghai-New York further surged $363 to stand at $6,748 for a 40ft box.
So has the cost of shipping from China to New York tone up because of Brexit?
Remainers are really getting desperate.
 
2021-01-18 8:48:35 AM  

Carter Pewterschmidt: What has this got to do with Brexit? TFA even links to the original report. Drewry's composite World Container index inched up 0.3% or $17 to $5,237.83 for a 40ft container, which is 194.1% higher than the same period in 2020. Freight rates on Shanghai-New York further surged $363 to stand at $6,748 for a 40ft box.
So has the cost of shipping from China to New York tone up because of Brexit?
Remainers are really getting desperate.


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2021-01-18 9:09:17 AM  
So it has come to this.
 
2021-01-18 9:09:55 AM  

Stantz: *handle, dammit

/They're not even close on the keyboard
//so very tired


Don't worry, the typo will lighten up someone's day
 
2021-01-18 9:17:04 AM  
They still make fuel from hobos?
 
2021-01-18 9:17:44 AM  
"Brexitise me"
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2021-01-18 9:18:32 AM  
Without trampoline, how are sluty British girls supposed to lubricate?
 
2021-01-18 9:19:02 AM  
A small price to pay for blue passports.
 
2021-01-18 9:20:50 AM  
But hey Britain, think of how you must be stigginit to the EU by screwing yourself for the next 4 generations.
 
2021-01-18 9:22:38 AM  
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2021-01-18 9:28:49 AM  
Didn't know the average Brit had room for a trampoline in their garden.
 
2021-01-18 9:31:52 AM  
I'm surprised Health and Safety allows them at all.
 
2021-01-18 9:32:55 AM  
A really country plays drunken lawn darts
 
2021-01-18 9:35:10 AM  
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2021-01-18 9:44:07 AM  

bronskrat: [therackup.com image 500x539]


That's Gwyneth's original recipe that got junked for being much more accurate.
 
2021-01-18 9:48:43 AM  

Stantz: *handle, dammit

/They're not even close on the keyboard
//so very tired


I thought it was a British thing
 
2021-01-18 10:04:02 AM  
They'll need to save that money just to get fish. So they wouldn't have sold anyway. Brilliant!
 
2021-01-18 10:15:02 AM  

dr_iacovone: I thought it was a British thing


Well, thinking about it, to 'candle' could be a verb. As in 'holding a candle in hope' kinda thing.

Fark me all night long: Didn't know the average Brit had room for a trampoline in their garden.


Depends on how old the house is. My mum lives in a house (that I grew up in) built in the late 50's, when the country was still picking itself up from WW2 and the gardens were big enough to have recreational space as well as plenty of room to grow your own fruit & veg.

My house was built in 2004. The 8ft trampoline we recently got rid of probably took up a sixth of the total space. Now it's just quasi-farmland populated by domesticated rodents.

Anyway, back on track
 
2021-01-18 10:16:03 AM  

Stantz: *handle, dammit

/They're not even close on the keyboard
//so very tired


That's a wicked mistake.
 
2021-01-18 10:17:40 AM  
I mistakenly ordered a load of stuff from a UK site on Saturday. They were using a .ie so I assumed it was Irish, and it was only after it was shipped I saw it was coming from the UK. I'm probably going to have to pay the same cost again, in import taxes and duties when it is delivered. 😭
 
2021-01-18 10:20:13 AM  
That's economically devastating - instead of shipping trampolines in from China in 40ft Conex's, they might have to create local factories, and put their own people to work. We all know that kind of stuff can wreck an economy.
 
2021-01-18 10:49:51 AM  
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Nuff said on that note boyz!
 
2021-01-18 10:54:33 AM  

Stantz: Carter Pewterschmidt: What has this got to do with Brexit? TFA even links to the original report. Drewry's composite World Container index inched up 0.3% or $17 to $5,237.83 for a 40ft container, which is 194.1% higher than the same period in 2020. Freight rates on Shanghai-New York further surged $363 to stand at $6,748 for a 40ft box.
So has the cost of shipping from China to New York tone up because of Brexit?
Remainers are really getting desperate.

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The article itself reads at below what should be BBC standards (i.e. it's confusing as hell and swims around the point like it was a shark fin sticking up in the water).

It appears to refer to multiple problems (increased demand from China AND post-Brexit related import bureaucracy) without clearly defining the cause and effect of each.
 
2021-01-18 11:43:48 AM  
SansNeural:
The article itself reads at below what should be BBC standards (i.e. it's confusing as hell and swims around the point like it was a shark fin sticking up in the water).

Unfortunately, the standards of the BBC have been laughable for many, many years for reasons that a quick google will fill you in on.
 
2021-01-18 11:49:51 AM  
People should watch
Brexit: The Uncivil War

It details how support for that stupidity was mustard from racist and other stupid people.
 
2021-01-18 12:03:19 PM  

waxbeans: People should watch
Brexit: The Uncivil War

It details how support for that stupidity was mustard from racist and other stupid people.



Do you know, that is the very first time I have seen "mustard" used for "mustered"?  I'm kind of impressed with it in this context (though I don't really want to think about making mustard from people, be they racist, stupid, or otherwise)
 
2021-01-18 12:08:38 PM  

Sepia apama: waxbeans: People should watch
Brexit: The Uncivil War

It details how support for that stupidity was mustard from racist and other stupid people.


Do you know, that is the very first time I have seen "mustard" used for "mustered"?  I'm kind of impressed with it in this context (though I don't really want to think about making mustard from people, be they racist, stupid, or otherwise)


I think you need to cut the mustered.
 
2021-01-18 12:10:09 PM  

sephjnr: SansNeural:
The article itself reads at below what should be BBC standards (i.e. it's confusing as hell and swims around the point like it was a shark fin sticking up in the water).

Unfortunately, the standards of the BBC have been laughable for many, many years for reasons that a quick google will fill you in on.


WITHOUT Googling, I'm going to say Top Gear used up all their TV license fee money.
 
2021-01-18 12:26:06 PM  

SansNeural: sephjnr: SansNeural:
The article itself reads at below what should be BBC standards (i.e. it's confusing as hell and swims around the point like it was a shark fin sticking up in the water).

Unfortunately, the standards of the BBC have been laughable for many, many years for reasons that a quick google will fill you in on.

WITHOUT Googling, I'm going to say Top Gear used up all their TV license fee money.


Top Gear actually made a profit for the BBC. It was one of their biggest earners, alongside Strictly and Doctor Who.
 
2021-01-18 12:26:25 PM  
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Brexit in a nutshell.
 
2021-01-18 12:37:54 PM  

bronskrat: [therackup.com image 500x539]


At least the Flicking Candle Company appreciates good kerning.
 
2021-01-18 12:49:56 PM  

Carter Pewterschmidt: SansNeural: sephjnr: SansNeural:
The article itself reads at below what should be BBC standards (i.e. it's confusing as hell and swims around the point like it was a shark fin sticking up in the water).

Unfortunately, the standards of the BBC have been laughable for many, many years for reasons that a quick google will fill you in on.

WITHOUT Googling, I'm going to say Top Gear used up all their TV license fee money.

Top Gear actually made a profit for the BBC. It was one of their biggest earners, alongside Strictly and Doctor Who.


The Truth... ruins so many jokes.
 
2021-01-18 1:28:40 PM  

SansNeural: sephjnr: SansNeural:
The article itself reads at below what should be BBC standards (i.e. it's confusing as hell and swims around the point like it was a shark fin sticking up in the water).

Unfortunately, the standards of the BBC have been laughable for many, many years for reasons that a quick google will fill you in on.

WITHOUT Googling, I'm going to say Top Gear used up all their TV license fee money.


If it went to the catering department Clarkson would still be there.
 
2021-01-18 1:55:50 PM  

sephjnr: SansNeural: sephjnr: SansNeural:
The article itself reads at below what should be BBC standards (i.e. it's confusing as hell and swims around the point like it was a shark fin sticking up in the water).

Unfortunately, the standards of the BBC have been laughable for many, many years for reasons that a quick google will fill you in on.

WITHOUT Googling, I'm going to say Top Gear used up all their TV license fee money.

If it went to the catering department Clarkson would still be there.


Ooooh!
 
2021-01-18 2:33:28 PM  

SansNeural: Carter Pewterschmidt: SansNeural: sephjnr: SansNeural:
The article itself reads at below what should be BBC standards (i.e. it's confusing as hell and swims around the point like it was a shark fin sticking up in the water).

Unfortunately, the standards of the BBC have been laughable for many, many years for reasons that a quick google will fill you in on.

WITHOUT Googling, I'm going to say Top Gear used up all their TV license fee money.

Top Gear actually made a profit for the BBC. It was one of their biggest earners, alongside Strictly and Doctor Who.

The Truth... ruins so many jokes.


Well the truth doesn't seem to have ruined this Remainer fantasy thread.
 
2021-01-18 2:36:54 PM  

Cormee: I mistakenly ordered a load of stuff from a UK site on Saturday. They were using a .ie so I assumed it was Irish, and it was only after it was shipped I saw it was coming from the UK. I'm probably going to have to pay the same cost again, in import taxes and duties when it is delivered. 😭


The UK is keeping the EU wide sales tax reporting, so UK sellers will calculate Irish sales tax and send it to the Irish tax office, just as an Italian company selling something to a buyer in Denmark will do. But it's been delayed until July.
 
2021-01-18 2:58:06 PM  

Carter Pewterschmidt: SansNeural: Carter Pewterschmidt: SansNeural: sephjnr: SansNeural:
The article itself reads at below what should be BBC standards (i.e. it's confusing as hell and swims around the point like it was a shark fin sticking up in the water).

Unfortunately, the standards of the BBC have been laughable for many, many years for reasons that a quick google will fill you in on.

WITHOUT Googling, I'm going to say Top Gear used up all their TV license fee money.

Top Gear actually made a profit for the BBC. It was one of their biggest earners, alongside Strictly and Doctor Who.

The Truth... ruins so many jokes.

Well the truth doesn't seem to have ruined this Remainer fantasy thread.


Brexit has worked out so farking stellar in reality, hasn't it? Nary a pound wasted on contracts with nebulous companies that have government connections, surely. And the things that were necessary to help curb COVID and help feed the poorest weren't introduced after footballers campaigned, opposition leaders predicted and Scots ministers did it first. Such nonsense with our proactive govenrment in charge.

/52% down to 28% in five years
 
2021-01-18 3:28:03 PM  

I Ate Shergar: So I guess we're not going to bounce back after all.


Of course you will.

/Unfortunately it'll be the proverbial dead cat bounce, before plummeting to near unimaginable depths
 
2021-01-18 3:55:04 PM  

sephjnr: Carter Pewterschmidt: SansNeural: Carter Pewterschmidt: SansNeural: sephjnr: SansNeural:
The article itself reads at below what should be BBC standards (i.e. it's confusing as hell and swims around the point like it was a shark fin sticking up in the water).

Unfortunately, the standards of the BBC have been laughable for many, many years for reasons that a quick google will fill you in on.

WITHOUT Googling, I'm going to say Top Gear used up all their TV license fee money.

Top Gear actually made a profit for the BBC. It was one of their biggest earners, alongside Strictly and Doctor Who.

The Truth... ruins so many jokes.

Well the truth doesn't seem to have ruined this Remainer fantasy thread.

Brexit has worked out so farking stellar in reality, hasn't it?


The Beleavers seem to have been snorting redneck coke out of US Repugnicans' nationalistic fart cracks.
 
2021-01-18 5:07:16 PM  

sephjnr: Carter Pewterschmidt: SansNeural: Carter Pewterschmidt: SansNeural: sephjnr: SansNeural:
The article itself reads at below what should be BBC standards (i.e. it's confusing as hell and swims around the point like it was a shark fin sticking up in the water).

Unfortunately, the standards of the BBC have been laughable for many, many years for reasons that a quick google will fill you in on.

WITHOUT Googling, I'm going to say Top Gear used up all their TV license fee money.

Top Gear actually made a profit for the BBC. It was one of their biggest earners, alongside Strictly and Doctor Who.

The Truth... ruins so many jokes.

Well the truth doesn't seem to have ruined this Remainer fantasy thread.

Brexit has worked out so farking stellar in reality, hasn't it? Nary a pound wasted on contracts with nebulous companies that have government connections, surely. And the things that were necessary to help curb COVID and help feed the poorest weren't introduced after footballers campaigned, opposition leaders predicted and Scots ministers did it first. Such nonsense with our proactive govenrment in charge.

/52% down to 28% in five years


*reset the clock*

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2021-01-18 5:26:17 PM  

sephjnr: bronskrat: [therackup.com image 500x539]

That's Gwyneth's original recipe that got junked for being much more accurate.


And look how well version 2 is going
 
2021-01-18 5:32:08 PM  
Has the government increased the NHS budget by #350M?
 
2021-01-18 5:34:47 PM  
And because we all know he'll be along any time now, let me get this out of the way:

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2021-01-18 5:57:05 PM  

sephjnr: Brexit has worked out so farking stellar in reality, hasn't it? Nary a pound wasted on contracts with nebulous companies that have government connections, surely. And the things that were necessary to help curb COVID and help feed the poorest weren't introduced after footballers campaigned, opposition leaders predicted and Scots ministers did it first. Such nonsense with our proactive govenrment in charge.


Strange you seem to ignore some threads. Or how about the UK government giving millions to speed up building a new super factory to make vaccines, originally announced in 2018? Or the UK pulling further ahead of old rival France in GDP?
 
2021-01-18 5:59:50 PM  

sephjnr: sephjnr: Carter Pewterschmidt: SansNeural: Carter Pewterschmidt: SansNeural: sephjnr: SansNeural:
The article itself reads at below what should be BBC standards (i.e. it's confusing as hell and swims around the point like it was a shark fin sticking up in the water).

Unfortunately, the standards of the BBC have been laughable for many, many years for reasons that a quick google will fill you in on.

WITHOUT Googling, I'm going to say Top Gear used up all their TV license fee money.

Top Gear actually made a profit for the BBC. It was one of their biggest earners, alongside Strictly and Doctor Who.

The Truth... ruins so many jokes.

Well the truth doesn't seem to have ruined this Remainer fantasy thread.

Brexit has worked out so farking stellar in reality, hasn't it? Nary a pound wasted on contracts with nebulous companies that have government connections, surely. And the things that were necessary to help curb COVID and help feed the poorest weren't introduced after footballers campaigned, opposition leaders predicted and Scots ministers did it first. Such nonsense with our proactive govenrment in charge.

/52% down to 28% in five years

*reset the clock*

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You take political commentary from a commedian?

I'm surprised he posts any more of his stuff after the BBC exposed his laughably false tax evasion claim.
 
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