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  1. thereisonlyoneno7

    thereisonlyoneno7 Well-Known Member

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    It's an art to stay awake in the Accountancy lectures :)

    The first year was common with the Business Studies though. My brother was there from 84-88 and did his Law Degree there.
     
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  2. Saint Helen

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    <laugh> Yeah, my 1st year was joint Business Studies/Accountancy then we had to decide which degree to go for. No way would I have stuck with Accountancy!
     
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  3. Saint Helen

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    Were you in the top or bottom of the campus. I was in the top - H Block!! :emoticon-0140-rofl:
     
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  4. SaintinSerbia

    SaintinSerbia Annoying Twat

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    I was in the old building at the bottom. I think it was the Welsh college of mining before it became the Poly of Wales?
     
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  5. Saint Helen

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    Yes, I think you're right.
     
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  6. thereisonlyoneno7

    thereisonlyoneno7 Well-Known Member

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    Was H block the top? That was where I was in the first year - but A block rings a bell? I remember not having a light in my room for a week and they kept ignoring my requests to get it repaired in the book we had in reception. I still remember to this day what got it fixed, I wrote in the maintenance book:

    There once was a man named Mark,
    Who was fed up of sitting in the dark,
    It was so frustrating,
    He got fed up of waiting,
    And tore the poor maintenance man apart.

    Funny what you remember :)
     
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    Yes, I'm pretty sure that it was the top block. I was in the top block in halls as well, block 4 I think.
     
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  8. St. Luigi Scrosoppi

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    Can we open an alumni thread please.
     
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  9. Archers Road

    Archers Road Urban Spaceman

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    Dark Arts mate.
     
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  10. The Ides of March

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    . I Will apportion blame right where it belongs. Lock, stock and barrel on the Conservative party for allowing the ERG to lay its agenda and become the dominant forcé within the party. The Tory party alone is to blame for the Brexit fiasco. They dreamt it up and somehow it gathered legs when it should have been thwarted dead in it's tracks by a succession of weak leaders. It is disgraceful that a centre right party has taken this course of action.
     
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    Read the whole thread if you can, extremely interesting:
     
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  15. St. Luigi Scrosoppi

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    Let's be honest Johnson is not and never was Prime Minister material.

    He is well and truly out of his depth.
     
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    I'd like to think there's something poetic about him marching us towards brexit, then marching us out. But there's not. Just a giant mess. And he started all this, just so he could get the top job. Whats the bet he walks the day after we leave........I wouldn't be surprised.
     
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    The only argument brexiteers have is 'people are fed up, let's get it done'. MORE PEOPLE ARE ENGAGED IN POLITICS THAN EVER BEFORE. THE EXECUTIVE ARE BEING HELD PUBLICLY TO ACCOUNT. THE PARLIAMENT CHANNEL HAS RECORD VIEWING FIGURES. Surely this democracy in action!
     
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  18. VocalMinority

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    If we held a referendum when May released her deal this would have been over one way or another a year and a half ago.

    People Don't always know what's best for them which is why populism is a bad thing.
     
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  19. Beddy

    Beddy Plays the percentage

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    ......but if parliament cannot agree and cannot come to an agreement.........What happens then??????

    Also I'm a bit mystified as to how opposing people are able to stop a vote on something in parliament. Surely that is undemocratic too??
     
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    A referendum was what was needed for them to come to an agreement.
    The public did not want it but it was needed for what they did want - a quick resolution. Like paying tax for public services.

    They voted on when to have the vote.
    Its not really more or less democratic as there is still only one vote. They just want to make sure everything will go through before giving approval.

    It makes a deal more likely and no deal Brexit less likely. Thought you would be happy with that.
     
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