Re: your reply to my post, yes, absolutely. People are turning it into what seems like religious fanaticism. I would have thought that it would be something to be happy about, having this chance. BUT NOOO. I have to admit though that where I live people are being very sensible about it, debating in a calm and mature way. That's just the way we are though, I think. We keep to ourselves here mostly. It's just the usual elsewhere though, a few nasty bastards ruining it for everyone.
Facebook has been making me absolutely sick! The ‘Yes’ voters seem to be far more aggressive. The shit thing is that no matter what the result, half of the country is going to be devastated. Whereabouts are you? I’m in Troon, it’s been pretty calm here. Mostly posh old folk, though. In Glasgow, people my mum knows have had the word ‘Yes’ scratched into their cars because they’re displaying ‘No’ stickers. It’s disgusting.
Yeah. I’d expect that from Glasgow, haha. I sent an ask about where I am specifically; I haven’t heard anyone express anger or seen anything too horrific, aside from those effigies but that was well over 50 miles away from home. The postie has spray painted a gigantic ‘YES’ on the side of his house, and that’s about it really. Little yes stickers in the backs of cars, stuff like that. Dad asked the woman that runs the local shop today, ‘did you vote the right way, then?’ and she said, ‘aye, but does that mean the right way for you or the right way for me?’ And then dad said jokingly ‘My way or no way, eh?’ And they both laughed about it. That’s about as animated as it’s gotten here!
It’s really starting to hit me now, I’m so nervous. Are you staying up to watch? I’m so torn because I voted ‘Yes’ for the good of Scotland, but I still want to be British. I plan on moving to London, anyway. I just hope we don’t regret this. There have been so many lies on both sides.
Dude, I have had two panic attacks already today, I’m so nervous. So no, I am absolutely not staying up, lol! I’m just gonna go to sleep and see what happens when I wake up tomorrow. No doubt it’ll be the first thing I hear about. My whole family voted ‘yes’, including me. I just pray it’s the right decision and that we won’t be sold out to the EU 5 years down the line, should we win independence. One of the main reasons I voted yes was that our rural communities are, if they’re not already dying, dead. I live in just such a place, and it’s horrible. There are no opportunities for young people and essential public services are being closed down one by one. The govt as it is doesn’t give one fuck about us, and I’m hoping independence will mean some kind of effort to save our home and heritage. Life is hard enough as it is and the union has done nothing for us, so independence is a chance I’m willing to take.