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Schrøöœõòôódinger's Brexit

Poison vial... Bad hair Boris...
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So, just put the Mop head in a box on the Ireland / Northern Ireland border, and leave him in there. If he hollers, break the vial.

In the meantime, you both are and are not a member nation of the EU.


RayfordSteele, Oct 03 2019

Choose_20your_20own...res-Brexit_20status [hippo, Oct 03 2019]

Erwin Schrödinger https://en.wikipedi...in_Schr%C3%B6dinger
The "Cat in the Box" man ... [8th of 7, Oct 03 2019]

If punctuation had sounds https://youtu.be/i0dbF-CbWcM
"Fffffft...pbdt!" [RayfordSteele, Oct 04 2019]

Heisenberg_27s_20Un..._20Business_20Units [xenzag, Oct 04 2019]

Victor Borge https://www.youtube...watch?v=Qf_TDuhk3No
skip advert... [po, Oct 04 2019]


       is the vial inside the box? he's so slippery...
po, Oct 03 2019

       <Points silently at gross misspelling of Erwin's surname in idea title/>   

       <Gestures meaningfully with unbestowed croissant/>
8th of 7, Oct 03 2019

       Yes. [+]   

       It’s philosophically interesting to experience the thought experiment from the point-if-view of the cat. Who is the necessary observer?
Frankx, Oct 03 2019

       [8th] are you insisting on the difficult ö, or will you accept the oe?
Frankx, Oct 03 2019

       Normally we insist on the "ö", but since [Ray] (being from the U.S.A.) is not even a native English speaker we are inclined on this occasion to be satisfied with the elided "oe".   

       It's the only thing standing between the idea and its much-deserved additional bun; "shut politicians in sealed boxes and poison them" ? What's not to like ?
8th of 7, Oct 03 2019

       //What's not to like ?//   

       The fact that by the nature of the experiment only 'some' of them are actually poisoned?
Skewed, Oct 03 2019

       // only 'some' of them are actually poisoned? //   

       Yes, that would be a problem - except the boxes are completely sealed, so the default option of asphyxia then takes effect.   

       Either way, they're dead. You find out how they died at the post-mortem. But the "death" bit is the important aspect.
8th of 7, Oct 03 2019

       [Frankx] An Expert-agnostic Gove, but then select the opposite of whatever he says/doesn't say?
Dub, Oct 03 2019

       I believe he expressed a preference for a ditch.
Loris, Oct 03 2019

       One on the Cayman Islands, I'd imagine
Dub, Oct 03 2019

       He could just be hedgeing, then ...
8th of 7, Oct 03 2019

       The last I checked, English doesn't have any silly dots over an o. That's something that Germans and Latin-speaking types and other weirdos do to sound like another vowel altogether. And we've been trying to keep those Latinos and other hire edjookated types at bay.   

       But here, I'll check all the bases...
RayfordSteele, Oct 03 2019

       Well, that project's certainly successful in congress ...   

       Prof. Schrödinger was, by birth, Austrian - a country where they speak a version of German.   

8th of 7, Oct 03 2019

       // The last I checked, English doesn't have any silly dots over an o. //   

       "coöperation". But that's a diaeresis (same as in "naïve"), whereas the same-looking dots in "Schrödinger" are an umlaut.
notexactly, Oct 04 2019

       Is that a silent semicolon? I've never heard (nor seen) one of those before!
Dub, Oct 04 2019

       That's a halfbakery translation of a phone character. The only non-silent semi-colon I can think of is in the link above...   

       Funny. I thought they all spoke Deutch.
RayfordSteele, Oct 04 2019


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