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Deafjeff
06-05-2010, 08:28 PM
Who is staying up late tonight?

I am! YAY!
:tralala:

keith
06-05-2010, 08:41 PM
me tooooooooooooooooo :wiggle:

Claire
06-05-2010, 08:44 PM
Who usually declare the first result? Isn't it the same place?

Deafjeff
06-05-2010, 08:45 PM
It was Sutherland at 2005....

Be interesting to see who will get there first this time around....

Britchick
06-05-2010, 08:53 PM
It was Sutherland at 2005....

Be interesting to see who will get there first this time around....

did you google that? do you know what time?

I can't stay up I have a date with Ikea and Decathlon tomorrow. I want an inflatable canoe.

Deafjeff
06-05-2010, 08:58 PM
This might be helpful......

UK General Election 2005: Constituencies in order of declaration time [Archive] (http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge05/dectimes.htm)

Claire
06-05-2010, 08:58 PM
Can someone answer a question for me? If we get a hung parliament, does that mean we have no Prime Minister?

Deafjeff
06-05-2010, 09:00 PM
Dearest Brown will remain Prime Minister until it all sorted...

Britchick
06-05-2010, 09:04 PM
are they allowed to start counting before the polls close?

Deafjeff
06-05-2010, 09:05 PM
Nope ....

Claire
06-05-2010, 09:06 PM
Watching BBC1 now. Go Sunderland!

Deafjeff
06-05-2010, 09:08 PM
The exit polls doesnt look good :-(

Britchick
06-05-2010, 09:10 PM
The exit polls doesnt look good :-(

:unsure:

Claire
06-05-2010, 09:19 PM
How close to the exit polls is the final result likely to be Jeff?

Deafjeff
06-05-2010, 09:20 PM
Hot from press...

2215: Lib Dem Treasury spokesman Vince Cable tells the BBC that the exit poll result is "very strange". But he says such polls have been "horribly wrong" in the past, not least in 1992 when a Labour win was predicted but failed to materialise.

Britchick
06-05-2010, 09:23 PM
mmmmm

Deafjeff
06-05-2010, 09:24 PM
oops....

The BBC's Kirsty Walk is outside Nick Clegg's home in Sheffield. She says an angry woman has just pulled up in her car saying that queues of people have been turned away from nearby polling stations at 10pm. They're very upset that they've been unable to place their vote.

Deafjeff
06-05-2010, 09:27 PM
Night everyone...

Going to watch the rest of the election in bed!

Go Lib Dem Go go go go go!

Britchick
06-05-2010, 09:31 PM
night Jeff :wave:

Deafjeff
06-05-2010, 09:32 PM
Nos da! :wave:

keith
07-05-2010, 12:25 AM
Im enjoying it :D

keith
07-05-2010, 03:48 AM
It's quite tense now :lol: I guess Im the only saddo still awake and watching

Dawn
07-05-2010, 06:56 AM
It's quite tense now :lol: I guess Im the only saddo still awake and watching

Yes. Yes you are. :rotfl:

Skywatcher
07-05-2010, 06:59 AM
:laugh:

Bad news for the pound :sigh: - can someone take it out of its box and polish it so it looks more appealing please.

Well what did we expect? Another total shambles :lol: interesting though - can't see how electoral reform won't come out of this somehow - just hope we are left with a government - any government - that has sufficient power to do anything. I agree that having to talk to others is not a bad thiong but it is if it means nothing ever gets done

Dawn
07-05-2010, 07:08 AM
please make the exchange rate better for august :(

simonwebb74
07-05-2010, 07:26 AM
All I can say is , thank god the BBC website held up or there would have been hell to pay at work this morning!!!!!!

Claire
07-05-2010, 07:56 AM
What happens now for those people turned away from polling stations unable to vote?

Skywatcher
07-05-2010, 08:24 AM
They will be able to vote in the next election - which I can't see being that far away

Deafjeff
07-05-2010, 08:47 AM
Saw this and thought it might be useful for those who want to know what going to happen next....

BBC News - Hung parliament: What happens next? (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/election_2010/8659878.stm)

MarkE
07-05-2010, 02:18 PM
BBC News - Election: Cameron makes offer to Lib Dems on government (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/election_2010/8667938.stm)

Well, Cameron is claiming that he an the Lib Dems could form a strong government - maybe put a few of them in cabinet positions?

Either way, it would seem that Gordon's days are numbered.

Deafjeff
07-05-2010, 02:21 PM
Yes it does and I am quite excited about the possibility of Lib Dem in the cabinet!

ukwdwnut
07-05-2010, 02:21 PM
BBC News - Election: Cameron makes offer to Lib Dems on government (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/election_2010/8667938.stm)

Well, Cameron is claiming that he an the Lib Dems could form a strong government - maybe put a few of them in cabinet positions?

Either way, it would seem that Gordon's days are numbered.

id be happy with that, atleast the other mob would be out, theyve had their chance, time for change i think

MarkE
07-05-2010, 02:31 PM
After another 'disappointing' turn out in the actual election, The LibDem's focus over the next ten years should be strengthening themselves to be the number two party, not slingshotting themselves into number one. If they form a coalition govt, or more likely allow the tories to form a minority government and have some cabinet ministers thrown in, they could improve their perception by helping implement change. Thats the only way I see this party growing - I knew that when faced with a piece of paper and nothing more than their own thoughts / conscience, a lot of people who had 'polled' LibDem would put their cross somewhere else. They are still a bit far out for too many people, and have no real experience in the cabinet. Gaining that experience now should be their number one priority.

ukwdwnut
07-05-2010, 02:42 PM
After another 'disappointing' turn out in the actual election, The LibDem's focus over the next ten years should be strengthening themselves to be the number two party, not slingshotting themselves into number one. If they form a coalition govt, or more likely allow the tories to form a minority government and have some cabinet ministers thrown in, they could improve their perception by helping implement change. Thats the only way I see this party growing - I knew that when faced with a piece of paper and nothing more than their own thoughts / conscience, a lot of people who had 'polled' LibDem would put their cross somewhere else. They are still a bit far out for too many people, and have no real experience in the cabinet. Gaining that experience now should be their number one priority.

very true mark. if i were nick clegg id grab it with both hands, they wont get in on their own ever i dont think without any exp so this would be a good way to do it imo.

i just want a party to do exactly what they say they will do, like thats ever going to happen, me thinks not

chief
07-05-2010, 05:32 PM
is it just me or do you think its a bit of a shambles?:unsure:

jeff and keith i bet your exhausted today!:couchsleep:

Deafjeff
07-05-2010, 05:38 PM
is it just me or do you think its a bit of a shambles?:unsure:

jeff and keith i bet your exhausted today!:couchsleep:

Yep! Also our dearest dog had runs 4am and 6am sigh.....