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Which ENGLISH Party Do You Support

Conservatives
4
14%
Liberal Democrats
6
21%
Labour
5
18%
BNP
3
11%
Green
5
18%
Other
5
18%
 
Total votes : 28

Postby Stopper on Tue Jun 27, 2006 2:56 pm

Oops, you've got Green already.
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Postby reverend_kyle on Tue Jun 27, 2006 3:54 pm

Liberal Democrats or the Socialist Respect party here......

I'm a dumb american but i took a test here...

http://www.quizfarm.com/test.php?q_id=55599
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Postby Stopper on Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:34 pm

Hmmm, I'd be a bit worried there, kyle, if that's the result it gave you. This man is the leader of Respect:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Gall ... rother.jpg
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Postby reverend_kyle on Tue Jun 27, 2006 5:17 pm

Well i got Liberal Democrats party... The things it said about the respect party i can get behind.
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Postby Pedronicus on Tue Jun 27, 2006 5:23 pm

Machiavelli wrote:
max is gr8 wrote:
Scorba wrote:Who are the BMP? Perhaps you are referring to the British National Party, Max?


The M and N are right next to each other



Who's the dumb one now?


The BMP are the British Motocross Party

I voted for them when I was 14 as their manifesto promised a chrome Mongoose to all 14 year olds and all small rivers to be directed down open oval drains.

I never got the mongoose, but the local Indian Resturant got fire bombed twice.
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Postby TitusFinn on Tue Jun 27, 2006 5:49 pm

Pedronicus wrote:
Machiavelli wrote:
max is gr8 wrote:
Scorba wrote:Who are the BMP? Perhaps you are referring to the British National Party, Max?


The M and N are right next to each other



Who's the dumb one now?


The BMP are the British Motocross Party

I voted for them when I was 14 as their manifesto promised a chrome Mongoose to all 14 year olds and all small rivers to be directed down open oval drains.

I never got the mongoose, but the local Indian Resturant got fire bombed twice.



HAHAHAHAHA!!!! :lol:
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Postby vtmarik on Wed Jun 28, 2006 8:49 am

As an American who isn't dumb and is genuinely interested in learning about the British political parties, may I request a link to some info.

Or should I just check wikipedia?
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Postby Machiavelli on Wed Jun 28, 2006 9:54 am

Well if anything intelligent had been said in this thread you could just read that, but without us Americans the thread is just lame. :roll:
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Postby Finsdale on Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:52 pm

Were they attempting to constitute all Americans as being dumb, or what? I may not consider myself a genius, but I really don't think I'm dumb.
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Postby vtmarik on Wed Jun 28, 2006 3:07 pm

Finsdale wrote:Were they attempting to constitute all Americans as being dumb, or what? I may not consider myself a genius, but I really don't think I'm dumb.


Well compared to the brits, we are greatly less cultured.

However, our judges don't stop people from wearing a specific kind of hat just because they were wearing that hat when they robbed someone. Anti-Social Behaviour Orders are about the stupidest thing i've ever heard of, and I've read the Raelians' books.
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Postby Stopper on Wed Jun 28, 2006 4:01 pm

I've never been convinced that British people are any more cultured or knowledgable than Americans. A country where The Sun is the best-selling newspaper and everyone is a monoglot can't be all that cultured!

BTW I can't recommend any better links than Wikipedia for British political parties, because not only do they have a page for each party, each page for each party actually contains a box at the bottom with links for all the major and minor parties. And it all seems pretty accurate & comprehensive.

If it was British news you were after, I'd recommend http://www.guardian.co.uk - it has a left-of-centre bias, but it's probably the fairest paper - but then I might just be biased myself!
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Postby reverend_kyle on Wed Jun 28, 2006 4:05 pm

vtmarik wrote:
Finsdale wrote:Were they attempting to constitute all Americans as being dumb, or what? I may not consider myself a genius, but I really don't think I'm dumb.


Well compared to the brits, we are greatly less cultured.

However, our judges don't stop people from wearing a specific kind of hat just because they were wearing that hat when they robbed someone. Anti-Social Behaviour Orders are about the stupidest thing i've ever heard of, and I've read the Raelians' books.


Yeah we are greatly less cultured.. I had no clue british politics were so different until I took that test.
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Postby reverend_kyle on Fri Jun 30, 2006 3:12 am

Stopper wrote:I've never been convinced that British people are any more cultured or knowledgable than Americans. A country where The Sun is the best-selling newspaper and everyone is a monoglot can't be all that cultured!

BTW I can't recommend any better links than Wikipedia for British political parties, because not only do they have a page for each party, each page for each party actually contains a box at the bottom with links for all the major and minor parties. And it all seems pretty accurate & comprehensive.

If it was British news you were after, I'd recommend http://www.guardian.co.uk - it has a left-of-centre bias, but it's probably the fairest paper - but then I might just be biased myself!
I learned about the guardian from fark..

and if its canadian news your after since canada is all bascially great britain anyways its http://www.cbc.ca
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Postby Stopper on Fri Jun 30, 2006 4:36 pm

I was just wondering, kyle, in what particular way you were surprised to find British politics varied from American?

I have to say, that test you took - I could only plough through about 40 questions myself - it seems to ask questions on the minutiae of the parties' respective positions. That may be enlightening in a factual sort of way, but I doubt it gives much idea of why people in the UK vote the way they do.

Like, I vote (and donate to, and have membership of) Labour, but I agree with little of what the party does. I just feel I have to take a realistic position - and as things stand, the other parties will get my support over my dead body.
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Postby Joe McCarthy on Fri Jun 30, 2006 4:51 pm

reverend_kyle wrote:Yeah we are greatly less cultured.. I had no clue british politics were so different until I took that test.


Whats this we shit though man? You flunked a test, "we" didn't.
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