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Old 1st Jan 2019, 10:27
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Gertrude the Wombat
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Originally Posted by yellowtriumph View Post
Those that want no deal Brexit simply stay at home
Student politics. Bunch of people who know they're in the minority view hanging around outside the room, peering through the door, counting. Whilst there isn't a quorum, stay outside, vote taken, they win, despite being in a minority. If enough people turn up to the meeting to make a quorum, go in and vote, despite expecting to lose.

If we played those games in real elections we'd have to ban reporting of turnout figures during the day, as we currently ban reporting of exit polls. And that would be impossible to enforce, because so many people are tracking the turnout hour by hour.
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